Stories from Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Man allegedly hit wife, hauled kids from their beds and resisted arrest
BERWICK — A man hit his wife and then began pulling his children from their beds and shoving them out into the cold...
Local women join forces on resource hub for parents of disabled kids
When Jennifer Billig’s daughter Rheanon was born with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, Billig was left largely on...
But directors delay sidelining athletes who miss the mark
BERWICK — School directors here decided to hold off a year before suspending athletes who don’t meet stricter new...
Berwick fatality would be the 13th in county due to drugs this year, according to official
BERWICK — A 26-year-old Berwick woman died Monday, and investigators have reason to suspect a drug overdose, officials...
Cops: Man ran stop sign at Elysburg intersection, crashed into curb
ELYSBURG — A Catawissa man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash here late Sunday, officials say. Eric...

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• TV personality Dweezil Zappa, 48. • Actress Kristian Alfonso, 54. • Actress Debbie Turner-Larson (Marta in “The...
1882: The nation’s first Labor Day was celebrated with a parade in New York. (Although Labor Day now takes place on the...
Bloomsburg Farmer’s Market: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Market Square. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m.,...
• Bloomsburg’s Municipal Authority invite sealed bids online for the Fifth and East streets sewer reconstruction...
Refugee may be deported HOVA, Sweden (AP) — A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe, carried...
Cops: Driver, 4, pinned sibling PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a car that critically injured a Pittsburgh boy was...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-4-8-13-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-4-6; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-6-0-2...


 
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This Friday, join the good folks at the Millville Christian Church for a delicious ice cream social. But wait! There’s...
ROCKEFELLER TWP. —A Catawissa woman was cited for being disorderly while attending a concert Friday at Spyglass Ridge...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A coroner says a combination of blunt trauma and strangulation killed a Temple University student...


 
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Memorial service Thursday for Catawissa man
Joseph Douglas Coladonato, 54, of Catawissa passed away Sept. 3, 2017, at his residence. He was born March 30, 1963, in...
Worked at Chef Boyardee for 44 years
Betty J. (Baumer) Morgan, 83, of Milton died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was...
BRIAR CREEK — One lucky shopper will win up to $300 worth of groceries at Surplus Outlet — provided he or she can...
NEW YORK (AP) — When a New York City police officer helped a woman give birth in an apartment bathroom, it wasn’t the...
Longtime educator in Central school district
Joan (Stackhouse) Bankus, 73, of Mifflinville passed away Aug. 31, 2017, after a long battle with illness. Born in...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Two Bloomsburg teens escaped injury Sunday when the car they were in hydroplaned during a storm and...
CATAWISSA — Here is the August report from the District Court of Craig Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY —$8,202 • Checks Issued...
Complete obituary to be published later
Jean Quinn, formerly of Danville, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, a resident of Nottingham Village in Northumberland. A...
Oscar V. Balukoff Alisha (Hegerhorst) and Sam Balukoff of Elysburg are the parents of a son, Oscar Vaughn, born Sunday...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A woman tripped on uneven floor boards on a front porch at 710 Old Berwick Road, a lawsuit says. Heidi...
CONYNGHAM TWP. — A woman wielding an Alexa, the Amazon-brand devices that allow users to make voice commands to control...


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EDITOR’S NOTE: You’ve seen the nurse protecting her unconscious patient from an unwarranted search. The story doesn’t...
When I arrived on these shores in 1963, I wrote to a friend in London from New York, “We had America wrong. It is not a...
I do not usually openly comment on the happenings in this country, but I feel the time has come to express my feelings...
Sept. 24-30 will be this year’s Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. It’s a reminder to all of us that reading,...
Law enforcement officers on all levels are facing ambushes, assaults, and murders by criminal elements in record...


 
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WASHINGTON — Sanctions on North Korea have been tried, and failed. Serious negotiations seem like a pipedream. And any...
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student pleaded guilty to conspiring with another man to sell cocaine...


 
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Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
WASHINGTON — An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and...
DEAR DR. ROACH: There is a story going around the internet again that deep coughing after experiencing heart attack...
Filling a prescription is no longer the simple errand you run after a doctor visit. With drug prices rising and...
Q. I get bad beard flakes. I also get flaky dry skin and redness on my temples, the bridge of my nose and my forehead....


 
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Gas leaks, mold loom for evacuees from Texas disaster
HOUSTON (AP) — Bound for their Harvey-soaked home east of Houston, Lakeithia Bankhead and her four children left the...


 
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“Today’s clouds, showers and thundershowers will come from the passage of a Canadian cold front. While most cold fronts...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gas prices hit a high for the year on Labor Day as refineries work to recover after Harvey. As of...
NEW YORK — Miranda Lambert led the pack with five nominations for Country Music Association awards on Monday, with...
NORTH RANDALL, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio board has approved an estimated $7.8 million tax credit for Amazon as the e-commerce...

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All-Pro Bell returns to team after eight months
PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell insists it was just business. All of it. The eight-month sabbatical from the Pittsburgh...
Team brought in Jeffery, Smith to help offense
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz proved last year he has the tools to be a franchise quarterback. Now, it’s time to take...
Bulldogs’ Marshman healing ‘ahead of schedule’
Berwick coach Frank Sheptock said quarterback Jared Marshman is ahead of schedule to return from injury. Marshman, who...
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger insists his lengthy flirtation with retirement last spring was very real. And while the...
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NEW YORK — Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera each homered and the New York Mets built a big lead and beat the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 77 60.562 — — 4-6 L-2 40-25 37-35 New York 74 63.540 3 — 6-4 W...
BALTIMORE — Starlin Castro homered and drove in three runs, Didi Gregorius also went deep and the New York Yankees...
PITTSBURGH — Josh Bell broke the National League record for most home runs by a rookie switch hitter, hitting his 24th...
CHICAGO — Trevor Bauer was sharp again to win his eighth straight decision, and Cleveland beat Chicago for its 12th...
CINCINNATI — Billy Hamilton hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending Cincinnati...
DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the ninth, and Colorado halted a four-game skid by...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Los Angeles employed an American League-record 12 pitchers on Labor Day, and Kole Calhoun hit a two-...
DETROIT — Kansas City hit three homers and got two spectacular defensive plays in a victory over Detroit. Eric Hosmer...
SAN DIEGO — Carlos Martinez threw a three-hitter and struck out 10, Yadier Molina hit a two-run single and St. Louis...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 9, Red Sox 2 Boston 000 001 001—2 5 0 New York 001 206 00x—9 13 2 Sale, J.Kelly (5), Scott...
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NORTON, Mass. — Justin Thomas added another big title to a season filled with big moments by outlasting Jordan Spieth...
Dell Championship Final Justin Thomas 71-67-63-66—267 -17 Jordan Spieth 72-65-66-67—270 -14 Marc Leishman 67-69-65-...
NEW YORK — The closer Rafael Nadal gets to a potential long-awaited U.S. Open matchup with Roger Federer, the better he...
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Sept. 5, 1987 • Bloomsburg University loses its home opener to Norfolk State, 26-17. Sept. 5, 1997 • At 69 years old...
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“If you want to tune to God so He listens to you when you pray, turn the knob to humility, for on this frequency God...
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She’s been “Foxy” on screen. But “I’m super in real life,” declares film legend and cancer survivor Pam Grier. The...
DEAR ABBY: I met my boyfriend, “Matt,” when I was a sophomore in high school. We started dating when I was a senior....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are friendly, optimistic and have an open attitude about the future. This more personal...
NEW YORK (AP) — A company that publishes books by Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, Ann Coulter and other conservative...