Stories from Monday, July 9, 2018

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Bloom working for replacement after more than a year
BLOOMSBURG — It’s been more than a year since a pizza shop owner cut down a shade tree in front of his Main Street...
Ex-WHLM staffer alleges his name was ‘smeared’
BLOOMSBURG — Defendants in a defamation lawsuit filed by former WHLM Radio broadcaster David Reilly say they were...
Owner puts Catawissa-area shop on market after more than 30 years
CATAWISSA — Bob Bunge learned the art of cutting meat as a high school kid making $25 a week during the 1960s and ’70s...
Shoplifting suspect broke through fence on run, police say
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who fled from police had a warrant out for her arrest, according to court documents. Police...
Police: Woman asked husband to leave before assault
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man slammed his wife into a wall, threw her on a bed, choked her and twisted her arm, all...

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• Actor-director Fred Savage, 42. • Actress Kelly McGillis, 61. • Actor Tom Hanks, 62. • Actor Jimmy Smits, 63...
1951: President Harry S. Truman asked Congress to formally end the state of war between the United States and Germany...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St. Clothing Giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater Christian...
Elon Musk joins cave effort MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave...
• Southern Columbia Area School district is taking bids on cleaning services for athletic areas of the school. • Briar...
Lawn tractor rolls on man, 75 CORAOPOLIS (AP) — A man died when his lawn tractor rolled over him here about 2:15 p.m....
TREASURE HUNT: 02-09-13-16-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-2, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-5-0, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-2-...


 
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The town council seat vacated by Mayor Bill Kreisher will be filled at tonight’s meeting at Town Hall at 7 p.m....
BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly caught stealing at Dollar General told police he was going to trade the stolen items...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Mountain Top man stopped for inadequate vehicle lighting was under the influence of alcohol and...


 
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Funeral arrangements to be announced
Phyllis DiBattista, 90, of Berwick passed away peacefully Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Maria Hall Hospice, Danville. A...
Complete obituary to be published later
Cindy J. Mott, 61, of Nescopeck passed away July 7, 2018, at her home. A complete obituary will be published at a later...
Man allegedly kicked a door BENTON — George Cameron, 55, of 606 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, was cited for mischief last...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The sprawling criminal case against former members of a Penn State fraternity over the death of a...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Columbia Montour Area Vo-Tech honor roll students for the fourth marking period:...
Protester calls McConnell ‘turtle head’ LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader...


 
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I’d like to comment on the intersection where you pull out of Weis Markets at the lower end there between Weis and CVS...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even...
‘Simply ungovernable’
Late last month, something good came out of the White House, but you probably didn’t hear much about it because a)...


 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I was shocked recently when I read an article from a reputable source implying that sooner rather than...
He declared his independence... from his client. Conservative actor James Woods is putting out his business, or lack...
Q. You recently wrote about using castor oil to get rid of skin tags. I discovered that my skin tags appeared after I...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration said Saturday it’s freezing payments under an “Obamacare” program that...


 
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“The coming week will not be extremely hot, and no all-out rainy days are expected. High temperatures will be in the...
BERLIN (AP) — A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on...
SARDIS, Miss. (AP) — Eleven of 50 dogs being transported by an animal rescue group from Hattiesburg to Minnesota died...
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Washington’s Harper voted to start in home city
Mike Trout, Aaron Judge and Mookie Betts form a dream outfield for the AL. Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer make up a not-...
It might come down to Busch, Harvick, Truex
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Erik Jones created so much smoke during his burnout that he had trouble breathing afterward. His...
SAMARA, Russia — It was just about the only thing Jordan Pickford got wrong all game. “It was a daft injury by myself...
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PITTSBURGH — Nick Kingham pitched six solid innings and had two RBIs, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid a three-game...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 62 29.681 — — 8-2 W-6 28-12 34-17 New York 58 29.667 2 — 6-4 W...
TORONTO — Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue...
HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and Houston completed a four-game sweep...
SAN FRANCISCO — Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs as San Francisco beat St. Louis. St. Louis 010 210 130— 8 11...
NEW YORK — Nathan Eovaldi took a perfect game into the seventh inning, C.J. Cron hit an early three-run homer and the...
CLEVELAND — Brett Anderson pitched effectively into the sixth inning before turning things over to Oakland’s...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Rick Porcello pitched seven effective innings, Andrew Benintendi had four hits and scored twice, and...
WASHINGTON — J.T. Realmuto had a career-high five hits and drove in three runs, Martin Prado got four hits and Miami...
DETROIT — Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched impressively into the sixth inning, and Texas blanked Detroit. Texas 120 000 000...
MINNEAPOLIS — Jake Odorizzi pitched six scoreless innings and Mitch Garver, Eduardo Escobar and Brian Dozier homered as...
SEATTLE — Ryon Healy homered and tied a career high with five RBIs, leading Seattle to a win over Colorado. Colorado...
MILWAUKEE — Jesus Aguilar homered twice, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot and Milwaukee beat Atlanta. Aguilar hit a...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 15, Royals 4 Boston 000 040 317—15 16 1 Kansas City 012 010 000— 4 6 0 Price, Hembree (5),...
CHICAGO — David Bote drove in the game-winning run with a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, lifting Chicago to a...
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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Kevin Na rode a hot putter to halt a winless streak of nearly seven years on the PGA...
Greenbrier Final Kevin Na 69-63-65-64—261 -19 Kelly Kraft 64-63-69-70—266 -14 Jason Kokrak 65-64-71-67—267 -13...
MOSCOW — If only France’s young players had an outstanding ex-pro they could turn to for advice about how to beat...
SOCHI, Russia — They’ve gone 120 minutes twice in a week. They have endured the emotional tugs of two penalty shootouts...
saturday 1. (29) Erik Jones, Toyota, 168 laps, 0 rating, 40 points. 2. (13) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 168, 0, 35. 3...
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July 9, 1988 • Phil Hopewell fires a four-hitter, and Wayne Snyder drives in three runs as Watsontown beats Unityville...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 51 36.586 — S/W-B (Yankees) 45 41.523 5½...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed C Christian Vazquez and LHP Brian Johnson on the 10-day DL;...
World Cup SECOND ROUND Saturday, June 30 At Kazan, Russia France 4, Argentina 3 At Sochi, Russia Uruguay 2,...
CYCLING 9 a.m. NBCSN — Tour de France, Stage 3, at Cholet, France ——————————————— MLB 4 p.m. MLB — Philadelphia at...
NEW BERLIN — Three pitchers struggled to slow Selinsgrove in Berwick’s 18-2 loss in a District 13 Junior Division all-...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -112/+102 at Pittsburgh Philadelphia -125/+115 at N.Y. Mets...
Today BASEBALL Little League Minor Division at East Snyder Park, Selinsgrove Danville vs. Mifflinburg........ 5:30...
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... daughter of Mark and Nicole Williams, Bloomsburg, turned 2 on July 3. Grandparents are Wade and Bonita Hampton,...
... son of Jared Hoffman and Breanna and Tim Reichart, all of Bloomsburg, will turn 12 Sunday. Grandparents are Cynthia...
... daughter of Joe and Stephanie Andreacci, Bloomsburg, turns 8 today. Grandparents are Dianne Albertson and Mike...
... daughter of James and Rianne Fowler, Danville, turned 10 on July 3. Grandparents are Jim and Jackie Hinckley,...
... daughter of Amber and Austin Berg, Whitehall, will turn 11 on Thursday. Grandparents are Christine and James...
... son of Nathan and Angie krebs, Bloomsburg, will turn 3 Tuesday. Grandparents are Debbie Evans and James Parrott,...
... son of Jarrod and Sarah DeMott, Millville, turned 3 on Sunday. Grandparents are Linda DeMott and Dwayne Wynings,...
... daughter of Joseph and Jill Bafile, Berwick, is 11 years old today. Her grandparents are Patricia Bafile, Berwick,...
... son of Joshua and Amanda Bangs, turned 9 on July 3. Grandparents are Randy and Nancy Ruckle, Millville, and Keith...
... son of Desirae N. Sult and Michael A. Silvetti Sr., both of Berwick, turned 4 on July 5. His grandparents are Bob...
... son of George Jr. and Lisa Hendricks, Bloomsburg, turned 10 on July 2. Grandparents are Jim and Deb Sobolesky,...
... son of Nicole Brassington, Numidia, turned 8 on June 30. Grandparents are Ed and Cindy Brassington, Numidia. Great-...
DEAR ABBY: Our son and his fiancée are having a destination wedding. My husband and I are hosting a local reception...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are ambitious and talented. Many of you are self-taught. People enjoy your company. This is...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Elvis Presley’s Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first American tour, Bruce...