Stories from Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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Columbia prisoner’s wife charged with hiding narcotic in envelopes
BLOOMSBURG — The wife of a Columbia County inmate was charged Tuesday with twice sending her husband a narcotic drug by...
Flames damage Berwick double home; father and son safe, but cat’s fate unclear
BERWICK — Flames tore through the roof of a two-story double home here Tuesday night, drawing crowds of spectators as...
Man jolted with Taser as he resisted arrest, according to officers
BERWICK — A Jim Thorpe motorcyclist led police on a roughly 20-mile chase early Tuesday, from Interstate 81 to Berwick...
MILLVILLE — A Shamokin man tried to use counterfeit $5 bills to buy a cheesesteak and other goods from the Millville...
Growth at Nescopeck car wash hampered by repeated damage
NESCOPECK — The Riverside Car Wash here is struggling to overcome vandalism that’s making it difficult for the business...

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Millville Fire Company Carnival: Through Saturday; parade at 10:30 a.m.; tonight: Wonderchunk band; fireworks at 10 p.m...
1776: The Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia....
• Malia Obama, 20. • TV personality Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, 36. • Actress Becki Newton, 40. •...
Panel: Russia report ‘sound’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee said Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agencies’...
• The owner of a house at 216 W. Third St., Mifflinville, wants the zoning hearing board’s approval of a variance to...
Police sued in stun-gun case LANCASTER (AP) — A man who was shocked by a police officer’s stun gun while sitting on a...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-7-10-24-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-5; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-8-8; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-8-6-...


 
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Berwick’s Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday. A new parking area should make it easier for customers to get...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey pressed the Trump administration Tuesday for information about...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania Turnpike drivers will soon have to dig a little deeper to pay tolls after an across-the...


 
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Nonagenarian was WWII aircraft welder
Emma Carol (Woodson) Lawall, 95, of Pond Hill passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Mountain Top Senior Care, where...
Lifelong homemaker was born in Hazleton
Linda Allyn Johnson, 67, of Bloomsburg passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a...
Bloom native, entrepreneur, business owner
Douglas F. Kahler 71, of Wyoming went to be with the Lord on Wednesday June 27, 2018, at the Wilkes-Barre General...
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) —Guam no longer has physicians performing abortions following the recent retirement of a doctor. Dr...
Funeral arrangements in future edition
Arlene (Bankes) Fisher, 90, of Main Street, Orangeville, died late Monday evening, July 2, 2018, at Brookdale Rehab....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Charmaine Catherine Keefer, 82, of Lime Ridge, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...


 
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BERWICK — Pete Talanca is back on Berwick council. During Monday night’s work session, council members voted to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with three more potential Supreme Court candidates on Tuesday as a key...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — After a Florida radio station’s general manager told hosts they didn’t have to put an obnoxious...
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Independence Day is filled with parades and picnics, fireworks, fairs and other festivities. Amid these celebrations,...
Forged in ‘spirit of amity’
EDITOR’S NOTE: We greet Independence Day 2018 amid fractious debate on any number of topics. Some say these are the...
Last evening, I attended the funeral of probably the longest serving coach that Bloomsburg High School ever had. This...
I was there when the flag went up at lwo Jima! I was there when the carrier Bismarck Sea went down alongside our ship...
My opinion that I feel very strongly about is… Should all people stand for the national anthem? This whole controversy...
A man and his wife arrived at an automobile dealership to pick up their car, but were told that the keys had been...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July is usually a time for national unity, when Americans of all political stripes often...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period:...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge says he won’t send a cabbie to jail for violating a city ordinance requiring...
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: Today • BERWICK — Fireworks, Crispin Field, dusk;...


 
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DEAR ABBY: I am a 64-year-old widow who lost my husband 51/2 years ago. I became reacquainted with a former classmate...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a caring person who is fond of your loved ones. You are strong-willed and seek harmony...
CINCINNATI (AP) —Just call her Professor Fiona. The Cincinnati Zoo’s famous premature baby hippo does more than delight...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can help elderly folks (like myself, age 83) who have a very embarrassing situation wherein...
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BENTON — Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 State Route 487, Benton, offers the following programs: • Today, 9-11 a.m.,...
WWII veterans invited to luncheon ESPY — Susquehanna Valley World War II Veterans group will meet for their monthly...
Special Olympians NORRISTOWN — Fifty Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) athletes headed to Seattle for the 2018...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump says the administration is courting motorcycle companies that want to move to...
Shopping for bras, particularly online, can be an exercise in frustration. Changing fashions and better fit tools on...
BOSTON — When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby’s face-scanning technology for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Teller has been cast as the son of Goose in the long-planned sequel to “Top Gun.” Teller was...
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 7-year-old Alaskan husky is credited with helping rescue an injured woman hiking a trail...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the fatal accidental...
“While our heat wave will continue another day or two, temperatures won’t be as high as Sunday’s and Monday’s mid to...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) —South African authorities say a severely injured person who was declared dead at the scene of a road...
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MOSCOW — In a World Cup of surprises, England provided the latest by finally winning a penalty shootout. A long run of...
LeBron could add to film resumé with move West
LOS ANGELES — “Space Jam 2?” A whole new “House Party” franchise? With the leadership of LeBron James, anything is...
OAKLAND, Calif. — As he has long desired, DeMarcus Cousins will finally get a chance to play for a winner once he’s...
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SEATTLE — The Angels activated right-handed pitcher/designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (right elbow) from the 10-day...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 58 29.667 — — 7-3 W-2 28-12 30-17 New York 54 28.659 1½ — 4-6...
WASHINGTON — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer during a six-run fifth inning, J.D. Martinez and Eduardo Nunez also...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.338; Betts, Boston,.337; Segura, Seattle,.335; Martinez, Boston,.324; Simmons, Los Angeles,....
CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo drove in his second run of the game in the seventh inning to snap a tie, Kyle Schwarber...
MILWAUKEE — Eric Thames hit a two-run homer that accounted for the game’s only runs Milwaukee slipped past Minnesota...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 9, Royals 3 Cleveland 002 403 000—9 11 0 Kansas City 200 001 000—3 8 1 Kluber, Otero (7),...
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LONDON — Two-time champion Petra Kvitova made a stunning first-round exit from Wimbledon on Tuesday as she lost 6-4, 4-...
Several signings and one big trade drastically shifted the balance of power across the NHL in a matter of days. With...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Shy, diminutive and without that distinctive ponytail, Emil Forsberg couldn’t be more...
NOVOGORSK, Russia — A global event on Russian soil, and the home team can’t stop winning. Sports fans have seen this...
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July 4, 1988 • Stefan Edberg rallies to claim a 4-6, 7-5 (2), 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Boris Becker to win the men’s...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 47 35.573 — S/W-B (Yankees) 41 40.506 5½...
CORNHOLE 1 p.m. ESPN2 — ACL Pro Invitational, at Coney Island, N.Y. ——————————————— LACROSSE 6 p.m. ESPN2 —...
BERWICK — Wes Whapham and Aaron Johnson each drove in runs to lead Danville to a 4-2 win over Bloomsburg in a...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Los Angeles -180/+165 Pittsburgh at Colorado -123/+113 San...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named John Vidalin chief operating officer for business operations....
Arnold’s Golf Course Wednesday Men’s League Pts. Keefer/Wagner 88.5 Crisman/Crisman 88 Shaffer/Barnes 87...
World Cup SECOND ROUND Saturday, June 30 Game 50 At Kazan, Russia France 4, Argentina 3 Game 49 At Sochi, Russia...
Today SOFTBALL Little League Major Division Section 3 tournament at Old Lycoming Fields Central vs. TBD...
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The #MeToo movement has made its way into the wrestling ring. Season two of the Netflix dramedy “GLOW” is streaming...
Donald J. Trump will go down in history as one of our greatest leaders. This would not be attributed to his...
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AP Travel Editor AVERY ISLAND, La. — One of the world’s most famous condiments, Tabasco, celebrates its 150th birthday...