Stories from Thursday, September 7, 2017

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Try poutine, saddle up for Wild West show seen on TV
BLOOMSBURG — Edible cookie dough in a cone, a death-defying Wild West show, and a “sizzling” safety exhibit that...
Danville family needs judge’s OK for deal after mishap at park
VALLEY TWP. — A family and a park association are close to reaching a $37,500 settlement for a 7-year-old girl who lost...
Philadelphia men face Montour County charges
LIBERTY TWP. — A traffic stop for a turn-signal violation along Interstate 80 led to a discovery of 801 Oxycodone...
GOP candidate to replace Barletta was state finance secretary
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Dan Meuser isn’t running for congress to make friends in Washington, D.C. There’s no time to go...


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• Actor Ian Chen (TV: “Fresh Off the Boat”), 11. • Actress Evan Rachel Wood, 30. • Actress Alyssa Diaz (TV: “Ray...
1916: The Federal Employees Compensation Act, providing financial assistance to federal workers who suffer job-related...
• Berwick gives notice in today’s Classifieds that it plans to use federal and state money to rebuild several streets;...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 Main St., Watsontown. Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans...
Irma lashes Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Irma lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful...
Grand jury eyes PSP probes EASTON (AP) — A grand jury is investigating whether it’s appropriate for state police to...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-4-8-10-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-4, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-0, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-2-7-7...


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SMART, Southern Columbia’s middle school parent group, is collecting shoes. The group will exchange “gently worn” and...
HUNLOCK CREEK — The State Correctional Institution at Retreat is locked down so guards can carry out a full-scale...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau is selling the seventh of its annual covered bridge jigsaw puzzles....
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Operated beauty shop, had square dance band
Margaret K. (Williams) Deeter, 98, formerly of Catawissa, died at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Emmanuel...
Magee Carpet secretary was skilled seamstress
Beverly Dawn Cromley, 85, formerly of Colonial Avenue, Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at...
N.J. educator won awards in creative writing
Jean T. Quinn, 95, of Northumberland died on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. A resident of Nottingham Village, Northumberland,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Eugene R. Frankford, 77, of Bloomsburg passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital....
Harvey has so far killed at least 70 people who drowned in floods, got crushed by trees and died during power outages...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Students gathered at Harvard University on Wednesday to denounce a speech by an author who co-...
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HARRISBURG (AP) —Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says a plan assembled by a group of House Republicans to balance Pennsylvania...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are donating a total of $1 million to a dozen...

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“Yesterday’s cloudy, cool and wet conditions are the kind of weather we get when a weather front is stalled nearby. “...
BLOOMSBURG — Campus sirens that are part of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s emergency notification system will...
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Here are school menus for the week of Sept. 11: BENTON/lunch — Monday: Italian stromboli, steamed broccoli, mixed...
High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school next fall should fill out the Free Application for...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Facebook says it has identified nearly 500 fake accounts, probably run from Russia, that it says spent...
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Republicans who suggest that President Trump had no choice but to stop protecting from deportation immigrants illegally...
‘What the heck is wrong with kids today?” Parents and grandparents have been asking that question probably since the...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Joan Walsh, national affairs correspondent for The Nation and an MSNBC...
Assassination! The word itself repels most Americans — It sounds totalitarian, fanatic, vicious and violent. For most...
“It’s overwhelming. It’s kind of like living in a war zone.” Maryjane Carlson Artist lives in Brookings, Oregon, a...
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Police: Blown tire sent van into pylon HEMLOCK TWP. — A blown tire sent a woman’s minivan careening into a cement...
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the list of the new vendors for the 2017 Bloomsburg Fair. The location on the grounds is included...
BLOOMSBURG — Just one out of 15 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area was found out of compliance with...
WILLIAMSPORT — The Rev. F. Willis Johnson, senior minister of Wellspring Church in Ferguson, Mo., will speak on...
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California’s governor may still block release
CHINO, Calif. (AP) — Leslie Van Houten, the youngest of Charles Manson’s murderous followers, was granted parole by a...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has scheduled its second execution of the year, with a man convicted of killing his sister-in-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —HBO says its much-honored political satire “Veep” is coming to an end. The cable channel said...
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
This week, we’re driving the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, delivered in new Trailhawk 4x4 dress and the most off-road ready...
Q: Greg, I have always loved Jaguars, especially the E-Types that were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Now that Jaguar is...
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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) —For decades, a colorful mural of New Hampshire’s earliest settlers hauling logs, frolicking through...
Derulo to headline carnival krewe NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Legendary rocker Rod Stewart and pop/R&B singer Jason Derulo...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been happily married to “Roger” for 20 years and have two kids still at home. They are pretty...
Look what you made them do! Celebrity website TMZ reports Taylor Swift’s fans threw shade at the record-smashing...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am confused about immunity from vaccines versus immunity gained from getting a disease. Protection...
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Riverside man. What possible difference could it make what shoes the First lady wore when she boarded the plane to go...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a perfectionist who likes order and structure in your surroundings. Good news: This is...
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Jeffery, Smith, Blount give offense new weapons
PHILADELPHIA — Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith and LeGarrette Blount bring impressive resumes to the Philadelphia Eagles...
U. of Miami cancels its game at Arkansas State
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Miami Hurricanes decided to take the weekend off, the Miami Dolphins were given the weekend...
LAS VEGAS — Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police on Wednesday of racially motivated...
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LOS ANGELES — Strong finishes have been the hallmark of the Los Angeles Dodgers in recent years, so their current...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 79 61.564 — — 6-4 W-2 42-26 37-35 New York 74 64.536 4 — 5-5 L...
PITTSBURGH — Alex Avila knocked an RBI triple in the ninth inning, capping a duel between Jose Quintana and Gerrit Cole...
CINCINNATI — Rookie Luis Castillo struck out 10 in his final start of the season, Zack Cozart and Jose Peraza homered...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Orioles 7, Yankees 6 New York 006 000 000—6 9 0 Baltimore 101 012 002—7 9 1 Sabathia, Kahnle (6),...
BOSTON — Doug Fister gave up one run over seven innings, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Eduardo Escobar had three hits and three RBIs, Brian Dozier and Ehire Adrianza both homered, and...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.351; Garcia, Chicago,.324; Hosmer, Kansas City,.316; Ramirez, Cleveland,.310; Reddick, Houston...
ATLANTA — Elvis Andrus drove in three runs with four hits, including a homer, and Texas beat Atlanta to spoil the major...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Sean Manaea pitched six-plus innings of shutout ball and Khris Davis homered as Oakland snapped a...
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NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal powered into the U.S. Open semifinals and kept alive the possibility for a matchup with Roger...
ASHBURN, Va. — Deshazor Everett’s chance has come. And in a most unexpected way. The special-teams ace has been thrust...
MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open the season with a hurricane-imposed bye. Their opener...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —The New England Patriots are set to kick off another season in the afterglow of a Super Bowl title...
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Sept. 7, 1987 • Gene Michaels announces he will not be returning as manager of the Chicago Cubs. Sept. 7, 1997 •...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 86 55.610 — Rochester (Twins) 80 62.563 6½ Lehigh...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -165/+155 Philadelphia Chicago -135/+125 at Pittsburgh...
LEWISBURG — Lewisburg’s Gabrielle Markunis scored the game-winning goal with one second left to beat Bloomsburg, 2-1,...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPNU — Sam Houston St. at Prairie View ——————————————— GOLF 5:30 a.m. GOLF — European...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Activated INF-OF Nicky Delmonico from the 10-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS...
Today SOCCER High school boys Central at Southern............. 4:30 p.m. Millville at Benton............... 4:30 p....