Stories from Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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Deal would give district soccer fields, borough a site for new police station
DANVILLE — Danville Area School District would get land for new soccer fields, while Danville Borough would get the...
Impact tore cab off tractor trailer on I-80; neither driver badly hurt
BLOOMSBURG — A tractor-trailer driver drove through a closed lane on Interstate 80 Monday morning, slamming into a...
Conyngham crowd shocked at details of alleged misdeeds
WILBURTON NO. 1 — The first of Conyngham Township’s five missing audits was finished last week and the resulting report...
Not yet sworn in, DeMelfi speaks up on status of pool
Press Enterprise staff BLOOMSBURG — Council unanimously chose a new member Monday night, filling a position opened...
Construction rig rolls on bridge
CLEVELAND TWP. — A worker was taken to a hospital Monday after a pipeline construction vehicle rolled over on a...

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1925: Jury selection took place in Dayton, Tennessee, in the trial of John T. Scopes, charged with violating the law by...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, 599 W....
• Singer-actress Jessica Simpson, 38. • Actor Thomas Ian Nicholas, 38. • Actress Gwendoline Yeo, 41. • Actress...
Baby buried in woods lives MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 5-month-old infant who survived more than nine hours being buried...
• Northwest Area School District has a curriculum committee meeting scheduled for today at 3:30 p.m.; a transportation...
Suspect sought in murder BENSALEM (AP) — Authorities say William Table, 45, is being sought on charges in the homicide...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-13-19-27-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-1 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-0-0 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-1-0...


 
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The annual Lightstreet Fire Company Carnival kicked off yesterday and continues through Saturday evening at the...
Official tallies 14 unfinished jobs in area, including one resident who paid $16G
MAHONING TWP. — Mahoning Township officials are warning residents about a contractor who accepted payment to put...
SHICKSHINNY — Northwest Area School District Occupation Tax forms for 2018 may be picked up at the school business...
BERWICK — Local school officials filed truancy complaints in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht against...


 
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MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The generals and other officials overseeing the desperate operation to rescue 12 young soccer...
Hard worker loved the game of hockey
Jason Troy “Jake” Russell, 44, of Danville, formerly of New Brunswick, Canada, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018....
Enjoyed volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
Mary Ann (Gordner) Shaffer, 84, of West Fifth Street, Bloomsburg, and formerly of Mount Pleasant Township, died at 8:38...
Had worked at family’s pharmacy in Catawissa
Sandra L. Heddens, 83, of Catawissa passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Emmanuel Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Irvin R. Lamoreux, 90, of Stillwater, Huntington Township, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Riverstreet Manor,...
Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as “...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A settlement has been reached between Colgate-Palmolive and a Southern California man who claimed in...
Aubrey S. Kalcich Ryan Kalcich and Brittney Yarsky of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Aubrey Sophia, born...
Bloom American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 made gift Among donations made by Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit...
DALLAS (AP) — Court documents obtained Monday reveal inconsistencies between a police account and a viral video that...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts to help prevent the spread of fake news and to...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from reporting in The Nation by Zoe Carpenter; to read the complete story: www.thenation.com...
Pennsylvania lawmakers who recently fled the state Capitol for a three-month summer vacation used their E-ZPasses not...
There’s only so much a municipal government can do to micromanage the community. This is the reality Bloomsburg’s...
We in Congress should protect students from gun violence as well as we protect ourselves After the 2017 congressional...
A man and his wife, moved back home to Oklahoma from Missouri. The husband had a wooden leg, and to insure it back in...


 
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He’s been homeless in California’s Echo Lake, eating McDonald’s between auditions. He labored in a Sacramento marijuana...
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of the pilot of a small helicopter that crashed into a...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: • Ninth...


 
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Study drug gives hope to kids with rapid-aging disease
CHICAGO — Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated...
The evil twin brother of the placebo effect
DEAR DR. ROACH: Over the past year, I have taken three different statins, all with disastrous side effects. I am...
BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — In 2004 the story of the 3-year-old girl from Minnesota who doesn’t feel pain spread around the...
Q. I’d like to tell you about a new use for Vicks VapoRub. I got some poison ivy on my legs when I was mowing the lawn...


 
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Syrian girl born without limbs gets prosthetics in Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) — The 8-year-old Syrian girl, quietly crying in an Istanbul clinic, was overwhelmed by the new set of...
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“After having sunny, dry, warm, comfortable conditions Saturday through Monday, today will be the only day this week...
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LONDON — Serena Williams figures this statistic needs an asterisk: For the first time since Wimbledon started seeding...
England’s coach wants to inspire against Croatia
MOSCOW — It’s time for Gareth Southgate to come up with a big speech of his own. After England gave up a tying goal to...
MOSCOW — Two wins from becoming the first foreign coach to win a World Cup, Roberto Martinez always will be known as...
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NEW YORK — Wilmer Flores walked ‘em off again, connecting for a pinch-hit homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 63 29.685 — — 8-2 W-7 29-12 34-17 New York 58 30.659 3 — 6-4 L...
BALTIMORE — Danny Valencia snapped an 0-for-25 skid with a three-run homer in the sixth inning off CC Sabathia, and the...
PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco drove in four runs in the first two innings, and Pittsburgh went on to a victory over...
BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 28th home run, Steve Pearce added a two-run shot and Eduardo...
CLEVELAND — Anthony DeSclafani allowed one run in seven innings, Scott Schebler was 4 for 5 with a homer, and...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.342; Altuve, Houston,.338; Segura, Seattle,.330; Martinez, Boston,.329; Machado, Baltimore,.313...
INTERLEAGUE Angels 4, Dodgers 3 Los Angeles 030 000 000—3 5 0 Los Angeles 002 001 10x—4 6 0 Wood, Chargois (7),...
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LONDON — Not one top-10 seed has made the women’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Serena Williams will be there, though,...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — When Benjamin Pavard took a downward swipe at a bouncing ball and sent a curving shot into the...
To go with the golden boot, for the World Cup’s top scorer, and the best player’s golden ball, tournament organizer...
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July 10, 1988 • Rob Bowman and Randy Yaple homer as Benton defeats Hughesville, 20-5, in North Branch League baseball...
Major League Baseball ALL-STAR ROSTERS ( p-player ballot elected; m-choice of MLB; s-Sunday starter, inactive)...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Jimmy Yacabonis from Norfolk (IL) as 26th man. CHICAGO...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -110/+100 at Pittsburgh at New York OFF Philadelphia...
BEACH VOLLEYBALL 6 p.m. NBCSN — AVP Pro Tour, San Francisco Open, at San Francisco (taped) ——————————————— CYCLING...
SELINSGROVE — Mifflinburg scratched out the go-ahead run in the fifth inning to beat Danville, 5-4, and force a winner-...
Today BASEBALL American Legion playoffs Bloomsburg at Berwick........ 5:30 p.m. Selinsgrove at Danville........ 5:...
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The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) works to create scholarship funds that will benefit...
DANVILLE — Landlord Kenneth Gardner, 515 Ave. D, Riverside, seeks $3,550 in rent from Jason Carl, 124 Lower Mulberry St...
Hey, Berwick woman, my info on TNR not working came from a report by the LA County SPCA which was published in the...
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DEAR ABBY: I recently reconnected with my best friend from high school. I moved out of state at the age of 30, and we...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You appear to be tough, but you actually are sensitive and possessive. Your moods can vary. It’...