Stories from Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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Police: Customer at Danville-area tavern wrested knife from attacker
MAUSDALE — One man was stabbed three times in the chest and abdomen, and another was smashed over the head with a glass...
Witness: Driver pulled into path of transit vehicle south of Bloom
MONTOUR TWP. — The driver of a car that pulled into the path of a transit van on Route 11 here Monday afternoon...
Victims’ ages from 21 to 67, two used meth, official says
DANVILLE — Three local people have died from drug overdoses in less than three weeks, a coroner says, and a fourth was...
Tips already led Salem Police to identify suspect
SALEM TWP. — Tips from the public and DNA tests helped police identify a man who allegedly robbed the Food Express here...
Chief: Assault tally nearing record if claims are confirmed
BERWICK — If reports of a hatchet attack near a convenience store Saturday afternoon are confirmed, Berwick Police are...
State hasn’t identified Cash Five winner
BERWICK — A lucky player bought a Cash Five lottery ticket worth $600,000 at a gas station here. Fresh-N Quik sold the...

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• Country singer Kelsea Ballerini, 24. • Actress Emmy Rossum, 31. • Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson, 36. • Country...
1953: Massachusetts Sen. John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island. 1960: Democratic...
Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650 Harter Ave., Nescopeck. Farmer’s Market: 7 a.m.-1 p.m.,...
• The Columbia County Housing Corp. and Columbia County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities meetings scheduled for...
U.N. OKs N. Korea sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new...
Pence honors 9/11 victims SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told relatives and friends of the victims of...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-6-9-19-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-3; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-9-2; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-6-0-8...


 
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They’re frying fish in Grassmere. Join the good folks at the Sugarloaf School Memorial Association and Christ United...
BUCKHORN — A Wal-Mart cashier is accused of stealing $500 in cash from her register over a six-day span last month,...
GERMANSVILLE (AP) —A former kennel owner who served jail time for animal cruelty is facing new charges that he failed...


 
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NEW YORK — Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about...
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave for assigning students a...
BERWICK — Court records show that bill collector Midland Funding is seeking payments for unpaid credit balances from...


 
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More than 1.6 million four-drawer chests are being recalled, because they pose a tip-over risk and potential hazard to...
Former insurance investigator, car salesman
Lawrence J. “Larry” Splitt, 74, of Bloomsburg died on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at his home in South Centre Township....
Woman was known for her love of children
Sarah J. Grenewich, 72, of Benton went to be with the Lord early Sunday morning, Sept. 10, 2017, at Geisinger Medical...
Self-employed farmer enjoyed going to drag strip
Scott M. Welkom, 54, of Catawissa passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. He was born Oct. 12, 1962, in Bloomsburg, a son of...
Memorial service will be Friday morning
Wilder Cahill Mead, 21, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in...
Graveside services to be Saturday morning
Betty M. Johns, 83, formerly of Lime Ridge, died at 9:51 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
VALLEY TWP. — A traffic backup on the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 this weekend was caused by a crash on the...
A former RN at Berwick Hospital Center Hilda Zofcin, formerly of Shickshinny and Berwick, will celebrate her 96th...


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The scope and scale of misery caused by Irma continues to grow, including its human toll. Irma, at one point the most...
MIAMI (AP) — A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of...
ATLANTA (AP) — Irma weakened to a still-deadly tropical storm as it swirled beyond Florida on Monday. The former...


 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new financial...
LOS ANGELES — Many viewers first met Billy Eichner as a manic quizmaster hammering pedestrians with pop-culture queries...
DETROIT (AP) — Kid Rock says criticism about his upcoming concerts in Detroit is politically motivated. The Detroit-...
DETROIT — New York, California and three other states are suing the Trump administration, saying it must put in place...


 
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Captain’s log, stardate Sept. 12, 2017. William Shatner, 86, returns to the Starship Enterprise tomorrow for the 35th...
DEAR ABBY: I recently got married to a wonderful man who is 19 years younger than I am. He’s the love of my life. The...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are quick-thinking, active and alert. You also are creative, expressive and sincere. This...


 
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Cancer patients’ gray hair darkened on immune drugs
CHICAGO — Cancer patients’ gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am trying to decide if it would be beneficial for me to get a second opinion about atrial...
Changes might guard against mind-robbing diseases
WASHINGTON — Seek a good education. Control blood pressure and diabetes. Get off the couch. There are some hints, but...
Q. My wife and I will be flying to Europe in a couple of weeks. We’re concerned about the possibility of developing...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —Colon cancer. Uterine cancer. Pancreatic cancer. Whatever the tumor, the more gene mutations lurking...
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“With fog having developed across the area the past several late nights and early mornings, the annual fog season is...
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a paradox of hurricane coverage: people on television spend days warning the public to get out of...
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Excitement is on hold with playoffs approaching
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This is supposed to be a shining moment for NASCAR, which kicks off its playoffs this weekend....
Hawkins runs lucrative dispensary on the Strip
LAS VEGAS — The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports...
Tigers’ Hollenbach threw for 193 yards in first half
With 193 yards at halftime, Southern Columbia quarterback Stone Hollenbach looked well on his way to breaking the...
NORMAN, Okla. — Quarterback Baker Mayfield has apologized for planting Oklahoma’s flag at midfield of Ohio State’s...
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The Washington Nationals became the first major league team to clinch a postseason spot when they wrapped up the NL...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 81 62.566 — — 5-5 L-1 44-27 37-35 New York 77 65.542 3½ — 7-3...
NEW YORK — Evan Longoria was in David Wright’s lockers just inside the entrance to the Mets clubhouse, where the Giants...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.351; Hosmer, Kansas City,.327; Garcia, Chicago,.322; Reddick, Houston,.315; Ramirez, Cleveland...
BATTING—Blackmon, Colorado,.338; JTurner, Los Angeles,.326; Harper, Washington,.325; Murphy, Washington,.321; Posey,...
CLEVELAND — Unrelenting and unbeatable at the moment, Cleveland refuses to lose. With their latest overpowering win,...
TORONTO — Ryan Goins hit a solo home run, Marco Estrada won his third straight decision, and Toronto beat slumping...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 3, Orioles 2 Baltimore 000 001 100—2 7 1 Cleveland 100 002 00x—3 5 0 Hellickson, Bleier (7...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have been in Houston so long now that they have a local gym. The Jaguars were forced Monday...
FRISCO, Texas — The NFL moved quickly Monday in hopes of reversing a federal judge’s decision that has blocked the...
ARLINGTON, Texas — Eli Manning was missing his best option in his 200th consecutive start for the New York Giants. And...
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Sept. 12, 1987 • Bloomsburg University’s Tom Martin rushes for 65 yards and a touchdown and catches six passes for 64...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned LHP Jayson Aquino outright to Norfolk (IL). CHICAGO WHITE...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -173/+161 Atlanta Miami -119/+109 at Philadelphia at...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia’s Kristin Klingerman and Ali Heintzelman each scored a goal and had an assist in...
Today FIELD HOCKEY High school Bloomsburg at Milton.......... 4:30 p.m. Warrior Run at Southern...... 4:30 p.m....
MLB 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay, at Citi Field OR Oakland at Boston ———————————————...
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Obama Center oversight set CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will head a community economic...
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. — Here on a hillside farm, a hundred feet from the Lincoln Tunnel, a rooster crowed. It was 8:16 a.m.,...
DESTIN, Fla. — Retired Coast Guard seaman Jacob Fulbright was faced with the hardest decision of his life. As he held...
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. — For nearly three decades, civility reigned each time folks took a paint brush to the derelict boat...
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A St. Cloud hair salon is joining other salons in an effort to recycle hair waste for use in...
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A couple years ago you guys took a picture of 1280 Salem Blvd. in Beach Haven. Nothing’s been done. In fact, it’s just...
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The Columbia Montour Council Boy Scouts of America prepares Boy Scouts for the future by teaching them to abide by the...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Mike Newall of The Philadelphia Inquirer. For activists who fight for DACA...
Some people looked at our front page Saturday and exclaimed: “Now we’re buying cars for people!?” If you were one of...
Domestic violence and sexual abuse have a significant impact on a child’s ability to learn. During a free and...
The world is about to collapse as we know it. The New World Order has already made ready the one world currency, the...