Stories from Saturday, September 9, 2017

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New council was likely to fire woman, official explains
BERWICK — Borough Manager Debra Force has resigned. Scott Bower, vice president of council, said she turned in her...
Non-profits intend to help workers in rural areas leave poverty in the rearview
BLOOMSBURG — Rachel Ream can walk or ride her bike to work at the Pine Barn Inn. But her fiance’s job prospects close...
Berwick woman accused of felony in Retreat scandal
SHICKSHINNY — A Berwick woman working as a librarian at Retreat state prison confessed to police that she became...
Man injured building apparatus bay for Berwick firefighters
BERWICK — The rough corner of a piece of sheet metal caught a worker in the wrist, slicing through an artery Friday...
Missing nursery vehicle found near Millville
BUCKHORN — Hemlock Township Police have filed charges against an Orangeville man accused of stealing a van from Home...

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• Country singer-songwriter Hunter Hayes, 26. • Pop-jazz singer Michael Bublé, 42. • Actor Goran Visnjic, 45. •...
1942: During World War II, a Japanese plane launched from a submarine off the Oregon coast dropped a pair of incendiary...
Breakfast: 8-11:30 a.m., Good Shepherd Church, 101 E. Fifth St., Bloomsburg; benefits Bundles of Blessings. Yard Sale...
Quake rocks Mexico, 61 die MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck,...
• The Benton Area School District’s Athletic Committee meets Monday at 6 p.m. in High School Room 130. • SEDA Council...
Pence plans Sept. 11 speech SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will deliver remarks at the crash site of...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-9-16-18-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-7-6, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-6-7-...


 
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Looks like after all those years — four to be exact — of denying the existence of their relationship, Jamie Foxx and...
BERWICK — An attorney says a local hog farm couldn’t be the cause of the bacteria polluting the waterway running behind...
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man accused of raping a Bloomsburg University freshman in a friend’s dorm room last fall...
DANVILLE — Pietro Guarino, 56, of 3 Tyler Road, Danville, made gestures to hit and spit on Todd Nevius, 34, of 22...


 
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Auto parts plant heads to Mexico EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — An automotive parts manufacturer in South Carolina is closing and...
ERDA, Utah (AP) — Animal rights activists are planning vigils this weekend to honor the lives of more than 100,000...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Researchers at the University of Minnesota went to the Minnesota State Fair to discover what makes...
BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) —Conservation officers have rescued two people who spent more than two days trapped in a southern...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials in San Diego County have declared a public health emergency due to the spread of the liver...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks International Airport has reported freezing temperatures for the first time since...


 
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Marriage licenses • Corey Lee Gilbert, 1511 Seventh Ave., Berwick, son of Carl and Brenda Gilbert, to Katrina Lynn...
SHICKSHINNY — An inmate caused more than $3,400 in damages by repeatedly flushing a blocked toilet in his cell, causing...
HARRISBURG — An energy firm expects to begin construction this month on a natural gas pipeline that will traverse...
BUCKHORN — Hemlock Township Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred at Walmart here in August. Police...


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MIAMI (AP) — Irma trained its sights on Florida and officials warned more than 5 million people that time was running...
NEW YORK (AP) — As Hurricane Irma heads toward Florida, shoppers in the Miami area increased their spending on gas,...
HOUSTON (AP) — With Harvey’s floodwaters rapidly flowing into the Houston hotel where she worked, Jill Renick...


 
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Alumni of a now-banned Penn State fraternity where a pledge was fatally injured after an alcohol-related hazing ritual...
NEW YORK — “The Orville” could prove doubly surprising for viewers. First, it’s a lavish retro-futuristic sci-fi hour...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Day care workers in Delaware stopped a man from walking off with two babies after the stranger...


 
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TECATE, Calif. (AP) —A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing the country from...
LUMBERTON, N.J. (AP) —A helicopter carrying singer Troy Gentry, of the award-winning country music duo Montgomery...
NEW YORK (AP) — A meeting about the fallout to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign over the “Access Hollywood” tape...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authors and art experts will participate in a weekend symposium commemorating a little-known New York...


 
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Employed in road construction for 50 years
Dale B. Kingsbury, 74, of Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 7, 2017, at his home. Born...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like “I Believe in You,” has...
Berwick mother survives Florida teacher, coach
Lawrence “Larry” Antonacci, age 59, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. He was born Sept. 6, 1958, in Nanticoke, to...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that an Alabama police department discriminated...
Station call sign has changed The call sign for the local radio station at 103.5 FM, which is once again broadcasting...
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury on Friday returned a 33-count indictment against a high school sophomore accused of...


 
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DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I go away once a year and leave our two toddlers with family. This year, their aunt...
NEW YORK (AP) —There’s no way around it: The news from credit reporting company Equifax that 143 million Americans had...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are dependable and precise. You also are resilient and can bounce back from adversity....

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Have you ever noticed that the majority of newscasters at major television networks are young and good-looking? Is this...
‘Four days and four nights.” That, state Treasurer Joe Torsella pointed out, is how much time the Legislature will have...
THORN: There was another accident this week at Fourth and East streets in Bloomsburg, which is one of the worst...
I do not understand why the “Alphabet Community” is forcing their lifestyle on everyone. They do not need protection...
There is a lot of wailing and rending of garments these days over the hyper partisan atmosphere in both Harrisburg and...
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NEW YORK — On Broadway over the next few months, you can catch a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a pair of...
LOS ANGELES — In the world of the romantic comedy, writer, director and producer Nancy Meyers is unparalleled. Her six...
HONG KONG — Kevin Kwan believes America will embrace the “Crazy Rich Asians” movie based on his best-selling novel of...
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Please have your photographer check out some of the mobile homes that are on Legion Road in Millville, specifically the...
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“The wet-weather systems that resulted in 1.66 inches of rain this week have cleared out of Pennsylvania. So, we’re...
NEW YORK — In a candid and pointed new book, Hillary Clinton relives her stunning defeat to Donald Trump, admitting to...
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Special teams’ scoring gives Panthers shot in arm
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — After the first two weeks of the season, in which Bloomsburg struggled scoring...
Victory was the 800th in Berwick football history
EXETER — Berwick left with more than a victory after completing a 17-14 rally over Wyoming Area on Friday. The win was...
Mt. Carmel got close, but Tigers pulled away late
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s new artificial turf field, the source of a lot of anxiety this week over whether it...
Blue Jays make splash with big plays to start each half
For the Press Enterprise TOWANDA — Central endured the long bus ride to the Northern Tier and came away with its third...
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ATLANTA — As the Miami Marlins began a weeklong road trip, they couldn’t help but wonder what will be there when they...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 80 61.567 — — 6-4 W-3 43-26 37-35 New York 75 64.540 4 — 5-5 W...
WASHINGTON — Michael A. Taylor raced for an inside-the-park grand slam when center fielder Odubel Herrera misplayed his...
BOSTON — Drew Pomeranz did not allow a hit until the fifth inning and gave up two runs over six, Mookie Betts hit a...
NEW YORK — Jose Reyes homered twice, Seth Lugo pitched six shutout innings and New York beat Cincinnati. Travis...
CLEVELAND — Edwin Encarnacion and Cleveland won their 16th straight game, extending the best streak in franchise...
TORONTO — Jeimer Candelario helped turn Detroit’s first triple play in 16 years, Nicholas Castellanos hit his third...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.351; Garcia, Chicago,.321; Hosmer, Kansas City,.317; Reddick, Houston,.312; Ramirez, Cleveland...
BATTING—Blackmon, Colorado,.342; JTurner, Los Angeles,.327; Harper, Washington,.325; Murphy, Washington,.320; Posey,...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 11, White Sox 2 Cleveland 412 000 301—11 16 0 Chicago 200 000 000— 2 3 1 Kluber, Armstrong...
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Penn State and Pittsburgh renew a series that dates back to 1893 today when the fourth-ranked Nittany Lions welcome the...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — So much for another stab at 19-0. Seven months after shutting down the Atlanta Falcons late in a...
NEW YORK — No matter his age, no matter his ranking and results, no matter his injuries, Kevin Anderson kept trying to...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles quietly improved their defense after bolstering the offense with high-profile...
PITTSBURGH — The noise around Antonio Brown can become deafening at times. Livestreaming from the locker room....
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Coach: Ironmen need more urgency in red zone
MONTOURSVILLE —Having won its first three games, you would think Danville coach Jim Keiser would be happy following his...
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Abington 35, Cheltenham 20 Academy Park 43, Great Valley 20 Aliquippa 30, Beaver Area 10 Allentown Allen 20, East...
SHICKSHINNY — Western Wayne ran all over Northwest, gaining 317 yards on the ground in a 35-7 win. Western Wayne coach...
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Sept. 9, 1987 • Benton earns its first win over Millville in boys soccer, 1-0, on a penalty kick with just two minutes...
Today FOOTBALL College Bloomsburg at Clarion................ 1 p.m. High school Nativity at Vo-Tech...
AUTO RACING 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Federated Auto Parts 400, at Richmond, Va...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at St. Louis -200/+180 Pittsburgh at Chicago -149/+139 Milwaukee at...
Midway Lanes TUESDAY NO TAP LADIES Week 1 W L Finches 3 1 Cardinals 3 1 Doves 1 3 Blue Birds 1 3 High...
BLOOMSBURG — Logan Boucher, with an assist from Owen Cromis, led Columbia County Christian to a 1-0 win over...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Activated SS J.J. Hardy from the 60-day DL. Designated LHP Andrew...
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I was born on a military base near Seattle. I prayed to accept the Lord at three years of age. My family moved to...
TODAY Ham and turkey supper, St. Peter’s Lutheran/UCC, 114 Beaver Valley Road, Beaver Township, 4-7 p.m., family style...
Church plans men’s retreat HUNLOCK CREEK —Cornerstone Bible Church is sponsoring a men’s retreat at Grace and Glory...
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Snakes, amphibians close Illinois road HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A 2½ mile-long road in southern Illinois’ Shawnee...
NEW YORK — Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia and Pittsburgh plan to make pitches to be Amazon’s second home. Philadelphia’s...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A mentally ill man who struck and killed a firefighter with his pickup truck during a charity...