Stories from Thursday, July 5, 2018

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Fast action saves Berwick woman, 88; flash flooding rushes through area
BERWICK — A lightning strike burned a hole through the roof of woman’s home and caught her attic on fire during...
Berwick show delayed to Friday
BERWICK — Berwick’s fireworks at Jingle Hall have been postponed to Friday. Organizers called off the Independence Day...
Berwick council prefers not to get borough involved
BERWICK — Council members here asked dueling ambulance services to try to work out differences between themselves...
Tab can top $20G, depending on insurance coverage
A helicopter trip to a hospital may not be the only shock a patient faces after a bad accident. The next one could hit...

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• Actor Jason Dolley, 27. • Rock musician Nick O’Malley (Arctic Monkeys), 33. • Country musician Dave Haywood (Lady...
1865: The Secret Service Division of the U.S. Treasury Department was founded in Washington, D.C. with the mission of...
FARMERS MARKET Senior VOUCHER GIVEAWAY: 10 a.m.-noon, Shickshinny Center, 17 W. Vine St., bring proof of Luzerne County...
New poison probe launched AMESBURY, England (AP) — For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill...
• The Cleveland Township supervisors will meet Friday at 6 p.m. for a special meeting for general purposes in the...
Competency at issue in trial SCRANTON (AP) — A hearing on whether a man will be allowed to use an insanity defense in...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-7-21-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-2; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-9-5; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-8-2-...


 
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KREAMER — A state trooper responding to an accident Tuesday morning was injured when his cruiser struck a vehicle along...
BLOOMSBURG — A wheel flew off a pickup traveling along Route 11 and struck a Volkswagen parked at Renco Ace Hardware....


 
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Active church member liked shopping, reading
Bette L. (Toth) Walck, 86, of Berwick, passed away on Tuesday evening, July 3, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family...
Elinor M. Flynn John and Rebecca (Slayton) Flynn, Millville, are the parents of a daughter, Elinor Mae, born Tuesday,...
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: Friday • BERWICK — Fireworks, Crispin Field, dusk,...
300 tortoises, fish killed in barn fire SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. (AP) — The owner of a South Florida ranch says some...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Customers of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. appear likely to get a 15-percent rate cut...


 
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“A large, cooler, drier and cleaner air mass over eastern Canada is getting ready to move into Pennsylvania for the...
DANVILLE — An employee called police to Sheetz to report a woman acting erratically and spending an unusually long time...


 
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Make a grand ol’ Flag Cake
A big flag sheet cake is the perfect dessert for a Fourth of July celebration; and at a time when patriotic-colored...
Let’s say you wanted to land a luxurious rib-eye steak at the center of your backyard picnic, but worried about being...
Barbecue sauce is one of the most versatile sauces out there — it can be served as a dipping sauce or a topping,...


 
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Your ability to own a home is affected by where you live. Even people with modest incomes can afford homes in Decatur,...
BLOOMSBURG — Twelve people were accepted into Columbia County’s ARD program as first-time offenders. All must perform...
MIFFLINVILLE — A driver who admitted drinking vodka pulled off along Main-Mifflin Road on his way to a hotel to take a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death said she does...


 
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People have been so good to us. They’ve shown their support in more ways than I could count. As I think of what...
When it returns in the fall, “Last Man Standing” will look a little different. Page Six reports two members of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem meshuga — crazy — to stage a beloved musical in a language that most of the audience won’...
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MILLVILLE — Traffic moved smoothly around the borough during the annual July 4th parade here Wednesday, officials said...
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BUCKHORN —Here are Columbia County Christian School’s End-of-Year Awards: First grade • Citizenship — Alexa Bang,...
PhD Dr. Audrey D. Smeltzer Schwab is the daughter of Thomas and Deborah Smeltzer of Paxinos, and the wife of Dr....
LEWISBURG — The Foster Grandparent Program of Central PA held its Recognition Luncheon on June 13 at Country Cupboard...
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Native Americans concerned about possible loss of territory
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — A modest courthouse and a fledgling police force, a housing development for American Indian...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s Prime Day deals are coming to the aisles of Whole Foods as the online retailer seeks to lure...
CATAWISSA — Here is the June report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY: $8,134 • Checks...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A pug named Guido is back at home more than a month after his owner’s car was stolen with the dog...
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When migrating (fleeing) from Central America, and you step foot into Mexico, I always thought the rule (law), was that...
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My choice in political parties was clear from my first opportunity to vote. I supported everything the Republican Party...
‘We’ll let sales know?’
There is no way the average person, no matter how persistent, could ever get a straight answer out of Verizon about the...
After exiting the constitutional convention, Ben Franklin was asked the following question: “Well, Doctor, what have we...
It’s so nice that summer vacation’s here and school shooting season is over. But mass shootings in this country just...
• “sale” (noun): An excuse to buy a bunch of stuff you don’t actually need. • “I like my money right where I can see...
Concerning the controversial transfer of a Philadelphia judge from family court because of her history and the...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 58-year-old woman with a long medical history of anxiety. In 2007, my doctor prescribed me...
DEAR ABBY: I have never been married. I’ve been perceived as a “playboy” for many years now. I don’t mean to be, but...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have poise and class, and you often dress stylishly. You are an adventurer who gets things...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Musician, singer-songwriter and producer Richard Swift, who has been in bands such as The Shins...
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MOSCOW — After a decade of duopoly, the FIFA-run vote to crown soccer’s best player finally seems open to third parties...
SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their...
OXON HILL, Md. — Camera lighting made beads of sweat emerge from Tony Elliott’s forehead as he fielded questions...
Dee Ann Andretti, the wife of famed driver Mario Andretti and matriarch of one of the most prominent families in...
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PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola was the man Gabe Kapler wanted on the mound with Manny Machado at the plate and the tying run...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 59 29.670 — — 8-2 W-3 28-12 31-17 New York 56 28.667 1 — 6-4 W...
NEW YORK — After a slow start, Giancarlo Stanton has been on a roll for the Yankees. But he also said there’s another...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 6, Royals 4 Cleveland 200 004 000—6 11 1 Kansas City 220 000 000—4 12 1 Bieber, Ne.Ramirez...
TORONTO — Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer, Brandon Nimmo reached base three times and the New York Mets beat the...
MIAMI — Jose Urena and three relievers combined on a four-hitter, and Miami shook off the hangover from a 16-inning...
MILWAUKEE — Nate Orf hit a solo homer in Milwaukee’s two-run seventh after going hitless in his first seven major...
WASHINGTON — Struggling outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. drove in two runs, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out six in six...
CHICAGO — Javier Baez stole home and Willson Contreras hit a tie-breaking homer and to lead Chicago past Detroit for...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Piscotty doubled three times and had three RBIs, and Oakland beat San Diego. Khris Davis...
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LONDON — Caroline Wozniacki complained about the flying insects at Wimbledon, demanding that bug spray be brought to...
SAINT-MARS-LA-REORTHE, France — Chris Froome has asked Tour de France fans to let him race in peace, even if they doubt...
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — France picked up two trophies in 1998: One, of course, was the country’s only World Cup title...
KAZAN, Russia — To get past Belgium in the quarterfinals at the World Cup, Brazil has to do something it has not been...
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July 5, 1988 • Dennis Sweeney hurls a two-hitter as Danville defeats Bloomsburg, 2-1 in American Legion baseball....
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Signed SS Cadyn Grenier to a minor league contract. BOSTON RED SOX —...
AUTO RACING 1 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Coca-Cola Firecracker 250, practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 2 p.m...
Decisions by most of the world’s elite golfers to skip the PGA Tour’s stop in West Virginia have been a boost for...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -180/+165 Miami at Milwaukee OFF/OFF Atlanta at Arizona...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Bloomsburg at Williamsport.. 5:45 p.m. Little League Minor Division at East Snyder...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Hudson Valley (Rays) 13 5.722 — Brooklyn (Mets) 11 7.611 2...