Stories from Friday, September 8, 2017

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$75G lawsuit claims illness was left untreated for years
DANVILLE — A patient has incurable lung cancer because Geisinger doctors didn’t follow up on an X-ray that showed...
Ruptured air hose disabled locomotive in Riverside
RIVERSIDE —A crossing gate that came down for a train passing through the area here was blown into the locomotive’s...
Official denies sale is in the works
BERWICK — The CEO of Berwick Hospital Center, Diane Ljungquist, retired as of Thursday, a hospital spokeswoman...
School super is satisfied with station remedy after furor following deadly supremacist rally
BERWICK — The Berwick Bulldogs are coming back to the airwaves starting tonight, WHLM announced Thursday. Jim Doyle,...
500,000 ordered to leave as hurricane bears down on state
MIAMI (AP) —The race to flee Hurricane Irma became a marathon nightmare for many as more than a half-million people...

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Maria Joseph Golf Tournament: Registration 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10, Frosty Valley Country Club, 2201 Bloom Road,...
• Actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas, 36. • Rhythm-and-blues singer Pink, 38. • Actor David Arquette, 46. • Actor...
1761: Britain’s King George III married Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz a few hours after meeting her for...
Europe may end stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank could be ready as soon as next month with...
• Stillwater Borough officials give formal notice today that they have issued a general obligation note for $26,000;...
Police: Jeep hit softball star CLAYSBURG (AP) — Two men are accused of fleeing from an all-terrain vehicle crash that...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-7-11-20-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-1-2, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-0-5-...


 
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It used to be that men were not permitted in rooms reserved for women and vice versa at the Thomas Beaver Free Library...
A seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River would be replaced by a permanent ban under a...
HARRISBURG (AP) —The Pennsylvania Turnpike is replacing a bridge on the Northeastern Extension using a construction...


 
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SUNY finishes work on dorms ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —Crews have wrapped up work to upgrade residence halls on three New York...
DOYLESTOWN — One of two cousins charged in the deaths of four men found buried on a farm told authorities he didn’t...


 
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Enjoyed NASCAR, riding, detailing motorcycle
Jerry L. Owens Sr., 68, of Berwick, died unexpectedly in his home Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Born in Grundy, Va., on Aug...
BLOOMSBURG — Eleven people were allowed to enter Columbia County’s ARD probation as first-time offenders on Thursday....
Nonagenarian worked at Wise Potato Chips
Amy Travila Talcott Snyder Gregory, 94, went into her loving Lord and Savior’s arms on Tuesday morning, Sept. 5, 2017....
Longtime Berwick school Reading Specialist
Shirley (Nan) Zimmerman, 85, passed away Sept. 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. She was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Lime Ridge, and...
Waitress at local restaurants enjoyed bingo
Pauline “Toot” Thomas, 74, passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, Sept. 3, 2017, at her residence in Beaver...
NEW YORK (AP) — True to its calling, the Animal Planet television network is focusing on the four-legged victims of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Dale B. Kingsbury, 74, Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 7, 2017, at his home....
Amber R. Carl Sarah Broyan and Brad Carl, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Amber Rae, born Tuesday, Sept. 5,...
Withdrawing their support Brandon and Cherese Kile, parents of Wesley Kile, who has childhood leukemia, are no longer...


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BERWICK — Berwick Area United Way is taking its 2017 campaign kickoff to the streets. The charity is hosting a farm-to...
BERWICK — A woman called police to report an intoxicated man allegedly assaulting three women — including the man’s...
Driver allegedly DUI in accident BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man who crashed a Toyota Prius into a tree had a blood-alcohol...


 
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ALL SAINTS ★★½ Based on the true story of salesman-turned-pastor (John Corbett), the church he was ordered to shut down...
Here’s the good news: Pennywise is as creepy as ever in the new “It.” Thanks to a bigger budget and some improved...
It’s a crime to waste Reese Witherspoon. You know what’s worse? To waste Reese Witherspoon AND Candice Bergen. That...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” once again reigned over a slow weekend at the box office, topping the charts...


 
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Remember when Texas GOP Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, as well as Paul Ryan and the House so-called “Freedom Caucus...
ATLANTA (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from...


 
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News Channel is making space for entertainment on its schedule. The channel said this week that...
NEW YORK — As the book world’s most literary season approaches, the industry still awaits the year’s big literary...
NEW YORK (AP) — Vanity Fair says its longtime editor Graydon Carter is leaving the magazine at the end of the year...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 28-Sept. 3. Listings include the week’s ranking and...


 
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“A stalled weather boundary is beginning to move away, and a weak upper-air storm is crossing the state. That means...

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FRANKLIN TWP. — After 48 tense hours where it was uncertain if Southern Columbia’s field would be ready to host tonight...
Probe into disease tied to head blows goes on
CHICAGO — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in...
Pittsburgh hopes former Browns cornerback gives secondary a jolt
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers made an uncharacteristic open-market splurge when they lavished Joe Haden with a $...
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LOS ANGELES — A few weeks ago, everybody was wondering if the Dodgers could break the major league record of 116 wins...
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 75 64.540 3½ — 5-5...
BALTIMORE — The New York Yankees honored Gene Michael by wearing black arm bands, and then paid homage to the man...
NEW YORK — Rookie Brandon Nimmo homered twice, Juan Lagares added a solo shot and New York beat Cincinnati. New York...
WASHINGTON — Trea Turner capped Washington’s three-run sixth inning with a two-run single, and the Nationals beat...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.351; Garcia, Chicago,.324; Hosmer, Kansas City,.315; Reddick, Houston,.312; Ramirez, Cleveland...
BATTING—Blackmon, Colorado,.340; JTurner, Los Angeles,.327; Harper, Washington,.325; Murphy, Washington,.320; Posey,...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 13, Tigers 2 Kansas City 020 000 470—13 18 1 Detroit 000 110 000— 2 10 0 Hammel, Moylan (7...
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Dallas QB aims to build upon rookie success
FRISCO, Texas — Dak Prescott stared blankly at a reporter who asked how many times the new face of the Dallas franchise...
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Sept. 8, 1987 • Michigan State ends Southern Cal’s 13-year mastery of the Big Ten by defeating the Trojans, 27-13, in...
Today FOOTBALL High school Berwick at Wyoming Area.......... 7 p.m. Warrior Run at Bloomsburg........ 7 p.m....
AUTO RACING 10 a.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Federated Auto Parts 400, practice, at Richmond, Va....
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Lauren Grouse and Erica Yadock led Bloomsburg to a 2-1 win over Central Columbia with their second...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -137/+127 Milwaukee at Washington -325/+295 Philadelphia at...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Activated INF-OF Nicky Delmonico from the 10-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS —...
Midway Lanes WEDNESDAY ALL STARS 17-18 Week 1 W L Twisted Sisters 3 0 Misfits 3 0 The 5 Die Hards 3 0 Fubar 5...
STATE COLLEGE — Amani Oruwariye is used to people butchering his last name. The Penn State cornerback figures the more...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Aug. 31 5-Stand: Squad 1: Bob Gainer, 18. Squad 2: Bud Bowman, 21. Squad 3: Bob Gainer...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for five years. He’s the man of my dreams, and we have a wonderful...
He’s rich, handsome, successful, happily married — and angry. Oscar winner George Clooney was equal parts charm and...
D R. ROACH WRITES: In a recent column, I gave my opinion that physicians who are habitually late are disrespectful to...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are loyal, generous, levelheaded and confident. This year you will move on from things you’...
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8/FRIDAY Maria Joseph Golf Tournament, Sept. 8, registration 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10, Frosty Valley Country Club,...
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” Sept. 14-Oct. 8, BTE, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; “Pay What You Wish...
“Celebrating 150 Years of Carver Hall: Bloomsburg University’s Architectural Icon,” third floor, Harvey A. Andruss...
Berwick Community Choir Rehearsal, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 712 E. 16th St., Berwick; no audition...
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Minn. 15-year-old details ordeal to authorities
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 15-year-old Minnesota girl who thought she was helping a friend’s dad was instead kidnapped and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have asked the FBI to join an investigation into the rough arrest of a Utah nurse...
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NEW YORK — When Joan Osborne first met Bob Dylan, the two singers got very, very close. They had to share the same...
CINCINNATI — Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one...
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Ou-yang Nana may be the new “it girl,” with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie. But she’s...
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Sheriff: Escapee buried in sand VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a police dog tracked down an escaped Clark...
Waste facility honored for resourcefulness
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A problem that started with dirt and was solved with paint has earned the landfill an award for...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — They were kidnapped from towns in Ndongo, given Christian names such as Isabella and Anthony,...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Biologists in Utah are working to save native boreal toads from extinction in the face of the...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Mark Hertsgaard, investigative editor at large for The Nation. The horrors...
ROSE: What can you say about a guy who saves a stranger by donating one of his kidneys? And then is willing to talk...
I am responding to “Tips on fighting everyday bigotry” (Aug. 23, p. 5). One example of alleged “discrimination” is “...
We have just celebrated the contributions and achievements of the American worker on Labor Day, whose efforts helped...