Stories from Saturday, July 7, 2018

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Ordinance aims to make street safer, says Salem Township police chief
SALEM TWP. — A father is upset after police told him his son’s basketball games on East Third Street were breaking the...
Public sees master plan at event in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Municipal Airport would like a bigger parking lot and a fuel depot within the next five...
Mahoning Township blaze left three homeless, officials report
MAHONING TWP. —Nearly 100 firefighters from all over the area battled a blaze Thursday night that displaced three...
Bloomsburg woman: Medication cost me job
WILLIAMSPORT — A Bloomsburg woman claims Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital officials agreed to hire her as an emergency...
Licensed season, with special permits, runs through end of July
The hunter and his son scrambled up a secret mountain in Columbia County. Far above them, a serpent knew they were...

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• Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Michelle Kwan, 38. • Actress Jorja Fox, 50. • Actor-comedian Jim...
1946: Italian-born Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini was canonized as the first American saint by Pope Pius XII. 1948:...
Ber-Vaughn Pool Sprint Triathalon: 6 a.m. check-in, first heat 8 a.m., register at berwickpoolproject.wordpress.com....
Bus driver charged in crash TORONTO (AP) — The driver of a bus that collided with a semi-trailer in an April crash...
• The Columbia County Conservation District Board of Directors will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ag-Service...
Taxpayers see $68 returned LANGHORNE (AP) — A township with more money than it anticipated from increased property...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-14-25-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-6, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-7-7, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-7-2...


 
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You’ll never learn as much about Pablo Picasso or Vincent Van Gogh in any other comedy special. Netflix showcases...
MIFFLINVILLE — A Delaware man who was using GPS on his cellphone caused of a two-car crash at Market and Third streets...
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton-area man accused of pushing his stepson is allowed to return home and have supervised contact...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — The Briar Creek Township Police Department is asking the public to watch for Colton Oppel, for whom...


 
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Couple allegedly had meth in car BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A couple who claimed to be sleeping in a car at a State Game...
BLOOMSBURG — The following defendants recently had their probation revoked at the Columbia County Courthouse. •...
BLOOMSBURG — A defendant was a no-show at a recent court hearing where his lawyer argued for a less serious charge....
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was sentenced to 12 months of probation for stealing twice from Walmart in Buckhorn as part of a...
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: Today • MILLVILLE — Fireworks, Firemen’s Carnival...


 
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) —Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to...
BLOOMSBURG — An underage Philadelphia woman who was caught drinking at Block Party was charged with identifying herself...
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Loyal sidekick enjoyed road trips, family time
Charmaine Catherine (Hess) Keefer, 82, of Lime Ridge passed away Monday, July 2, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Rising winds and temperatures fueling blazes across the West
HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California’s border with...
Elysburg native was longtime R.N., avid reader
Kathleen Richard Daniels, 64, of Louisburg, North Carolina, beloved wife of Michael Thomas Daniels, passed away under...
Bloom truck driver enjoyed riding motorcycles
Jay A. McCormick, 78, of Bloomsburg, devoted husband and loving father, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 4,...
Johnstown man was born in Danville
Philip Wesley Hickok, 61, of Johnstown died on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital,...
Campground has $200G price tag A campground proposal in Shickshinny had a $200,000 price tag. A subhead published in...
Not his address Donald Kriner no longer lives at 208 Iron St., says Jodi Kriner, the home’s current occupant. That...
NEW YORK (AP) — Globe-trotting chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.2 million when he died last month...
Everett A. Fuller Kati Comstock and Richard Fuller III, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Everett Ashton, born...


 
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MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai rescuers said they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —The zookeepers just didn’t think Stormy the male rhinoceros had it in him. Now, they owe him an...
TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) —Grieving emergency personnel in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec carried the caskets of four...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders threw his support behind University of Vermont Medical Center nurses...
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club wants to hire 61 foreign workers for its upcoming...
BERLIN (AP) — Research suggests that the family of Anne Frank, the world-famous Jewish diarist who died in the...


 
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THORN: After getting arrested for steroid trafficking in “Operation Gym Candy,” Marc Christopher Laubach of Berwick got...
“It’s shocking, and it’s scary. Nobody expected it to happen again. Everyone was saying it was Russia, but now it’s...
and Ali Winston ProPublica and Frontline There likely isn’t such a thing as a “typical” violent white extremist in...
Congress has the authority to stop the Trump administration’s ill-considered trade war against some of the nation’s...
Once again, our Congress has managed to confound taxpayers with the latest bill to fund the government for the...
In this second letter I continue to examine individuals who have taken issue with people they consider “different,”...
Father to son: “Let me see your report card.” Son: “My friend just borrowed it. He wants to scare his father.”


 
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DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Pierre,” and I have been a couple for 18 months. We moved in together three months ago. The...
U.S. adds 213,000 jobs WASHINGTON (AP) — Growing optimism that Americans can find work suggests that the nation’s 9-...
NEW ORLEANS — Grants totaling $1.1 million will help support important African-American heritage sites including the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are dedicated to your goals, and always loyal to family. You are confident in your...
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#Response to comment about house on Wesley Street. There is no marked address but it is located across the street from...
CONNELLSVILLE — In 1907, 240 coal miners went to work at the Darr Mine in Van Meter, and only one came home. Nearly...
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“Warm-weather businesses like golf courses and amusement parks will do well as we enjoy one of the best weekends of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Former Fox News executive Bill Shine is officially joining the White House. Shine will be deputy...
LONDON (AP) — Elvis Costello has canceled the rest of his European summer tour after undergoing surgery for a “small...
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KAZAN, Russia — Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years by holding off five-time...
Second goal deflected off palms of opposing goalie
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — A shot that flew directly at the hands of the opposing goalkeeper turned into a World Cup...
Who should be in, out of baseball’s All-Star Game
NEW YORK — Now that fan voting is finished, it’s a good time to take a hard look at All-Star Game selections. Which...
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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 29.659 1½ — 6-4...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 7, Tigers 5 Texas 022 300 000—7 8 3 Detroit 000 301 001—5 12 2 Gallardo, R.Rodriguez (6),...
TORONTO — Justin Smoak hit a three-run homer, Yangervis Solarte reached base four times and the Toronto Blue Jays beat...
NEW YORK — Jose Bautista’s grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to a 5-1...
CHICAGO — Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning, and Cincinnati edged Chicago for its fifth straight...
CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco returned from the disabled list — and returned to the win column —as Jose Ramir-ez and...
DETROIT — Jordan Zimmermann denied Bartolo Colon’s bid at baseball history, striking out 11 batters in eight innings as...
WASHINGTON — Pinch-hitter Mark Reynolds led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run that lifted Washington...
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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Kelly Kraft is about to find out whether he’s ready to handle the lead entering the...
Greenbrier Classic Second Round Kelly Kraft 64-63—127 -13 Anirban Lahiri 67-61—128 -12 Webb Simpson 61-67—128 -12...
LONDON — It’s hard to blame Serena Williams for having some trouble keeping track of all of her many titles at the All...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaned toward the track in the broadcast booth and hollered like a NASCAR fan...
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MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at CHICAGO -143/+133 Cincinnati at SAN FRAN. -105/-105 St. Louis at...
North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 49 36.576 — Scranton/W-B (Yankees) 44 40.524 4½ Rochester (Twins...
Baseball Major League Baseball MLB — Granted New York Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia a conditional reinstatement for the 2019...
July 7
July 7, 1988 • Oswald Peraza and Tom Niedenfuer combine for a seven-hit shutout as the Baltimore Orioles blank the...
AUTO RACING 8:55 a.m. ESPNEWS — Formula One, British Grand Prix, qualifying, at Silverstone, England 3:30 p.m....
Today BASEBALL Little League Major Division at Ber-Vaughn Park Danville vs. Juniata County....5:30 p.m. 9-11-year...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Justin Thivierge had a double, and Tyler Johnson tripled, and drove in a combined five runs for...
McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Hudson Valley (Rays) 13 7.650 — Brooklyn (Mets) 11 9.550 2 Aberdeen (Orioles) 10 10.500...
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Rosary rally set in Berwick BERWICK — The 2018 Public Rosary Rally is planned at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian...
TODAY Ice cream festival, St. James UCC, 433 Zaners Bridge Road, Bendertown, 4 p.m. SUNDAY Independence Day...