Stories from Monday, September 4, 2017

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Bloom-area man allegedly told witnesses to crash he’d slit their throats if they talked
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg-area man allegedly told a witness to a hit-and-run crash he would “slit the witnesses throat” if...
Pershing said tobacco was as important to WWI effort as bullets
EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into what would come to be known as World War I...
Berwick woman cited over dog roaming loose
BERWICK — A woman whose dog killed her neighbor’s pet chickens and a duck was cited with violating the state dog law....
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man was drunk when he crashed a friend’s ATV on a roadway, police say. Marcus M. Wilt, 21, of...


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All Home Days: Elysburg Community Park, Ralpho Township; breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Rotary 5K run, 9 a.m.; flower show...
• Montour Township advertises a slope repair contract in today’s Public Notices. • A proposal for off-street parking...
• Actor Trevor Gagnon, 22. • Actor Carter Jenkins, 26. • Actor-comedian Kyle Mooney (TV: “Saturday Night Live”), 33...
1886: A group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo (also known as Goyathlay, “One Who Yawns”) surrendered to Gen. Nelson...
Obama letter praised Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Before he left office in January, President Barack Obama offered his...
Mom, two tots die in blaze HAMBURG (AP) — A pregnant woman and her two young children were killed in a fast-moving...
TREASURE HUNT: 01-02-07-17-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-0, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-8-5, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-5-...


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Learn about opioid addiction from hearing firsthand accounts from people in recovery during the inaugural Walk for...
It seems very odd today, but one group that was extremely concerned that U.S. soldiers got their fill of tobacco was...
The British soldiers, or “Tommies,” loved their cigarettes, or “fags”; so much so that one of them immortalized tobacco...
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We get a gander at their bedside manner five times a week. But actors from ABC’s daytime drama “General Hospital”...
Drug dealer’s sneaker collection for sale NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A county here is selling off an assortment of...
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Trump team answers threat with threat after North Korea’s H-bomb test
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea’s claimed test of a hydrogen bomb...
Nonagenarian and Phillies fan enjoyed crafts
Helen Mae Dawalt, age 93, formerly of Lightstreet, died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a resident of the Geisinger???...
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey, sending small...
Former sewing machine operator enjoyed fishing
Matilda Briglio, 86, of West Front Street, Berwick, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village I....
Blacksmith was collector of oddities
Norman Roscoe Troutman III, 67, of Danville passed away in his residence on Aug. 24, 2017. He was born in Danville on...
NEW YORK (AP) —John Ashbery, an enigmatic genius of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold...
DANVILLE — A Danville teen totaled his car when he failed to see traffic in front of him had stopped for a red light,...
Dottie “Ruth” Brooking will celebrate her birthday on Sept. 10. Cards will reach her at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health...

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Labor Day is about celebrating the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-...
Free American workers
This Labor Day, millions of Americans will celebrate their day off with backyard barbecues and a family trip to the...
“People on the neighbor islands think Honolulu takes too much from the pot.” Rep. James Tokioka As Hawaii lawmakers...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I suffer from varicose veins in my lower left leg, into the ankle and top of the foot. My question is...
Q. My young daughter was stung on the hand by fire ants. Her hand began to swell. We called her pediatrician and he got...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An anti-abortion group awarded nearly $7 million to boost women’s health and family planning after...
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“The.83 inch of rain I received Saturday afternoon into early Sunday came from what was left of Hurricane Harvey....
Lightning strikes car, deploys airbags TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) —Lightning struck a car traveling on Interstate 95 in...
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City police officers are responding to players’ protest
CLEVELAND — Members of unions representing Cleveland police officers and paramedics have said they won’t hold a large U...
Francois undergoes tests after injury against Tide
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Third-ranked Florida State faces a second straight season of trying to regroup after an injury to...
One game isn’t enough to judge college football teams
The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of...
NEW YORK — You are looking live — at the 50th year of “The NFL Today.” That catch phrase for the CBS pregame show...
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MIAMI — Nick Williams hit a two-run single with two out in the 12th inning, and five Philadelphia Phillies pitchers...
HOUSTON — Cameron Maybin hit a three-run homer, George Springer connected for the second straight day and the Houston...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 77 59.566 — — 4-6 L-1 40-25 37-34 New York 72 63.533 4½ — 4-6...
SEATTLE — Robinson Cano homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Albers took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and...
DENVER — Ketel Marte and Brandon Drury homered in a three-run sixth to bolster a strong outing by Zack Godley and...
MILWAUKEE — Domingo Santana homered twice, and Milwaukee beat Washington to take three of four games from the Nationals...
SAN DIEGO — Erick Aybar hit a go-ahead, two-run homer and Jose Pirela also went deep off Alex Wood for San Diego, which...
MINNEAPOLIS — Lorenzo Cain hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning after a checked-swing call went his way...
PITTSBURGH — Trevor Williams pitched seven scoreless innings, Jordy Mercer hit his career-best 13th homer and the...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 5, Rays 4 Tampa Bay 001 001 011—4 9 0 Chicago 200 100 20x—5 10 0 Archer, Romo (6), Stanek...
SAN FRANCISCO — Harrison Bader hit a tiebreaking homer in the decisive sixth inning after Madison Bumgarner homered in...
CHICAGO — Max Fried combined with four relievers on a five-hitter in his first major league start, and Atlanta ended...
BALTIMORE — Welington Castillo hit two home runs, including a game-tying shot in the ninth inning, and Mark Trumbo won...
DETROIT — Jose Ramirez tied a major league record with five extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs that...
CHICAGO — Rookie Lucas Giolito struck out 10 in seven sharp innings, Jose Abreu homered in his return to the lineup and...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Elvis Andrus hit two of the four Texas home runs and the Rangers held on beat Los Angeles in the...
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Sept. 4, 1987 • Vo-Tech quarterback Mark Varner throws two touchdown passes to lead the Rams to a 14-0 win over West...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech, at Atlanta ——————————————— GOLF 11:30 a.m. GOLF — PGA...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 86 52.623 — Rochester (Twins) 79 61.564 8 Lehigh...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at New York -129/+119 Philadelphia Milwaukee -120/+110 at Cincinnati...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 26 years. We have a daughter, 25, who recently graduated from...
Mike Pence opposed federal disaster relief funding after Katrina. He opposed federal disaster relief funding after...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are bold, charming and self-confident. You will succeed because you put your heart into...
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... son of Adam and Rachel Kusnerick, Millville, turned 3 on Sunday. Grandparents are Lori and Stefan Holmgren, Koinge...
... son of Adam and Shea Good, Orangeville, turned 4 on Sunday. Grandparents are Ellen and Jack Sudbury and Tom and...
... daughter of Preston and Alyssa Biegley, Bloomsburg, will turn 2 on Saturday. Grandparents are Stephen and Carole...
... son of Andrea Helwig and David Bausch, Riverside, is 4 years old today. Grandparents are Judy and Michael Helwig,...
... son of Christopher and Ashley Brown, Berwick, turned 5 on Aug. 29. Grandparents are Richard Robbins, Rebecca Kaiser...
... daughter of Jeremiah and Jennifer Neuhard, Danville, will turn 10 Tuesday. Grandparents are Karen and Richard Stein...
... son of Ken and Jessica Lewis, Benton, turned 6 on Sept. 2. Grandparents are Ken Lewis Jr., Bloomsburg, and John and...
... daughter of Lewis and Bridget Carl, Catawissa, turned 10 on Sept. 2. Grandparents are Scott and Glenda Johnson,...
... son of Briana and Walt Magill IV, Warrington, will turn 3 on Friday. His grandparents are Jim and Stephanie Baylor...
... son of Donald and Julie Kopp, Bloomsburg, turned 8 on Aug. 31. Grandparents are Thomas and Judy Brokenshire,...
... son of Jodi and John Podgurski, Elysburg, turned 6 years old on Sunday. His grandparents are Jim and Janet Levan...
... son of Matt and Jamie Reiner, Bloomsburg, will turn 7 on Thursday. His grandparents are Dan and Pat Reiner,...
... son of Bryan Aten and Maddy Aten, turns 12 Tuesday. His grandparents are Fred and Rose Aten, Mifflinville, and...
... son of Richard Remley and Jennifer Goldsworthy, Berwick, turned 9 on Aug. 28. His grandparents are the late Wayne...
... daughter of Heather and Ryan Mason, Berwick, turns 6 on Thursday. Tess has a brother, Rohn, 3.
... twin daughters of Heather and Joe Hunt, Annapolis, Maryland, turn 11 years old today. The twins are the...