Stories from Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Montour official: Geisinger’s growth coincides with spike
DANVILLE — A growing workload is overwhelming the Montour County Coroner’s Office, where the official is handling...
Berwick fire chief: Two boys lauded for waking family played with lighter
BERWICK — Two boys credited with saving their siblings and mother from an early morning house fire Tuesday are actually...
Geisinger CEO hopes routine checks will revolutionize medicine
DANVILLE —Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg sat down in a blood-drawing lab at the hospital here Tuesday to take a first...
Borough leasing land for soccer fields to school district, will get site for police HQ
DANVILLE — Public officials approved a deal to lease land to the Danville Area School District for new soccer fields,...

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Blood Drive: 2-7 p.m., N4Cs, 42 Community Drive, Benton. Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church...
1859: Big Ben, the great bell inside the famous London clock tower, chimed for the first time. 1955: The U.S. Air...
• Wildlife expert Jeff Corwin, 51. • Actress Lisa Rinna, 55. • Actress Sela Ward, 62. • Actress Susan Seaforth...
Mother blamed in massacre SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mental health counselors told the mother of Florida school shooting...
• Madison Township Supervisors will meet July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Jerseytown Community Center to award bridge work...
Prof’s roommate charged PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a roommate is facing charges in the deaths of a university...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-14-19-20-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-6; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-4-8; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-4-7...


 
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Berwickians are holding a parade and banquet to honor Payden Montana, who broke a 38-year-old record in shot put with...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who was arrested for driving drunk here was accepted into Columbia County’s ARD probation...


 
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WWII veteran enjoyed fly fishing, genealogy
Irvin Rush Lamoreux, 90, of Stillwater, Huntington Township, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Riverstreet Manor,...
Most decorated veteran in Montour County
James W. “Duke” Mordan Jr., 70, of Danville passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. He was...
Faithful church member nurtured family
Phyllis Nancy DiBattista, 90, of Berwick passed away peacefully Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Maria Hall Hospice, Danville...
First Keystone employee enjoyed the beach
Cindy J. Mott, 61, of Nescopeck passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family,...
N.Y. Giants football fan enjoyed playing chess
Christopher J. DeLuca, 35, of Berwick passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, where he...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A $500 monthly check for low-income residents, cash stipends for the city’s most violent...
DANVILLE — Here is the June report from Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts....
HEMLOCK TWP. — Two people suffered minor injuries in a crash here Tuesday, according to police. Shelley Rider, 18,...


 
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DANVILLE — Geisinger Community Medical Center has purchased a medical office and professional building in Scranton for...
MAHONING TWP. — A nurse stole an anti-anxiety prescription pill at Danville State Hospital on June 19, charges say....
MADISON TWP. — A vehicle flipped onto its roof when the driver fell asleep just before 1 p.m. on Route 254, police say...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Fighting Irish and country music will come together on the gridiron, with Garth Brooks...
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CATAWISSA — A man accused of raping a woman waived his right to a hearing before a district judge Tuesday. South...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has released the following list of people it says are wanted on...
DANVILLE — Thomas J. Dempsey, born and raised in Centralia, will present a lecture here tonight on the murder of...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) —Health officials say at least 50 people were treated after a reported salmonella infection at a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 25.6 million people watched President Trump announce Brett Kavanaugh would be his second...


 
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Jimmy May, your photograph of the firetruck on page 12 of the 4th of July edition was one of the best you’ve taken. The...


 
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For the past couple of years, I’ve put in my recommended 30 minutes of rigorous near-death exertion per day by watching...
On the right: Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning: “President Trump’s decision to nominate Judge...
Linda Tarlecki of Conyngham Township, Columbia County, is the new poster girl for Lord Acton’s axiom: “Absolute power...
The LGBT makes demands that Christians bow down to their acts of rot and decay, barbarism, and unnatural life styles....
???Dear Mr. President: My wife and I are both retired. However my wife cannot yet collect Medicare or S.S. because she...
Walmart: The only place you can get a haircut, eye exam, ice cream, manicure, tires for your car, and witness a real-...


 
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Pa. native’s home videos become online sensation
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Petroskey — also known as “Weird Paul” — had been waiting for something like YouTube for decades...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If “Roseanne” has a shot at Emmy honors, it’s because television academy voters are willing to...
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LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital will hold these classes in August: • Prepared Childbirth Classes: Saturday...
July artist BERWICK — July Artist of the Month at Berwick Hospital Center is Larry Ney II, abstract artist from...
Scholarships awarded to local students WILLIAMSPORT — The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP...
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“During the recent seven-day heat wave it was very hot, but the excessive humidity made the last several days so...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia —France is back in the World Cup final for the first time since Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt in...
Grievance: Owners didn’t consult union about anthem
NEW YORK — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem...
MOSCOW — Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face the music. No other soccer nation dwells on decades of failure...
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NEW YORK — Enyel De Los Santos won his major league debut and the Philadelphia Phillies got home runs from Maikel...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 64 29.688 — — 9-1 W-8 30-12 34-17 New York 59 31.656 3½ — 6-4...
BOSTON — Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All-Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game...
CLEVELAND — Joey Votto hit a go-ahead three-run double during a seven-run ninth inning and Cleveland bullpen wasted a...
MIAMI — Christian Yelich had three hits and four RBIs, Travis Shaw homered, and Milwaukee beat Miami. Shaw and Tyler...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Wilson Ramos hit a three-run homer, five Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a five-hitter and the...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.344; Altuve, Houston,.337; Martinez, Boston,.331; Segura, Seattle,.330; Trout, Los Angeles,.312...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 10, Orioles 2 New York 100 210 042—10 17 0 Baltimore 000 000 020— 2 5 1 Cessa, Gallegos (7...
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LONDON — There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she...
PARIS — When France’s xenophobic fringes disparage the country’s diverse World Cup team as more African than European,...
RIO DE JANEIRO — Female sports journalists in Brazil have been campaigning to curb the sexism and harassment they face...
MOSCOW — Explaining Europe’s stranglehold on the World Cup requires delving into a thick handbook of seemingly mind-...
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July 11, 1988 • The Miami Heat name Detroit Pistons assistant Ron Rothstein as head coach of its fledgling franchise...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 52 36.591 — S/W-B (Yankees) 46 41.529 5½...
CYCLING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Tour de France, Stage 5, from Lorient to Quimper, France ——————————————— MLB Noon MLB —...
BERWICK — Jared Marshman pitched a complete-game three-hitter to lead Berwick to a 5-1 win over Bloomsburg in the...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled LHP Jalen Beeks from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP William Cuevas...
Links at Hemlock Creek THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Pts. Fleming/Brokenshire 101 Long/Seidel 93.5 Sim/Frazier 93...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -130/+120 at Pittsburgh Chicago -120/+110 at San Fran....
Today BASEBALL American Legion playoffs Selinsgrove at Bloomsburg.. 5:30 p.m. Danville at Shamokin........... 5:30...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s past writings that a president should not be distracted by...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police officers say their training kicked in when they resuscitated a 2-year-old who was found...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The proportion of American workers that quit their jobs in May reached the highest level in 17 years...
Rachel Harrington wants her children to have nutritious packed lunches to enjoy at school but she gets frustrated...
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DEAR ABBY: I have a wonderful husband of 11 years and three children. “Carl” is attentive, caring and always puts the...
This A-list actor was literally “Up in the Air.” Two-time Oscar winner George Clooney is “recovering at home” after a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read your recent column about “flesh-eating bacteria.” Is it in any way related to Mycobacterium...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are creative, artistic and self-motivated. You also are charming and charismatic. This...