January 20th, 2013 Edition

There’s a good chance your tap water contains levels of cancer-causing chemicals beyond what is considered “healthy,” according to a non-...

BLOOMSBURG — Bissingers apple dumplings made me a Pennsylvanian. The first time I stepped through the Bloomsburg Fair gates and...

EYERS GROVE — An engineering company denies it was responsible for a worker’s death in a trench collapse, court filings show. McTish,...

BLOOMSBURG — Milk from the cows shown at last year’s Bloomsburg Fair has returned to the fairgrounds, this time as Swiss cheese....

BLOOMSBURG — Officials said Confederate flags wouldn’t be prominently displayed for sale at this year’s Bloomsburg Fair, but on Friday they...

• Actor Ben Platt, 24. • Actor Kyle Sullivan, 29. • Olympic gold medal gymnast Paul Hamm, 35. • Actor Justin Bruening, 38. •...

1869: Thousands of businessmen were ruined in a Wall Street panic known as “Black Friday” after financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk...

UPMC Susquehanna’s City Hospitals Auxiliary Autumn Fest/Car Show: Registration 10 a.m.-1 p.m., show is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1100 Grampian Blvd...

N. Korea threatens attack UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that U.S. President Donald...

The annual meeting and election of directors of the Bloomsburg Area Community Foundation will be held Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. in Town Hall. For...

New trial in antifreeze case WILKES-BARRE (AP) — An elderly woman is facing a retrial next year on charges that she poisoned her son’s...

TREASURE HUNT: 11-13-17-18-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-4, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-4-6, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-9-9-7, Wild: 5...

HARRISBURG — Mass transit system? Check. Big population center? Check. Top-notch universities? Check. Predictable state government with a...

Brace yourselves — it looks like the Kardashian/ Jenner clan could be expanding yet again. According to TMZ, which broke the news,...

Thief escapes with change, ID ANTHONY TWP. — Someone broke into a car parked here and stole about $1.50 worth of coins plus the owner’s...

Mary Elizabeth Bollinger, 90, of Parkland, Fla., formerly of Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2017, at Aston Gardens in...

Elmer B. Shoemaker Sr., 69, of Shickshinny died Saturday morning, Sept. 23, 2017, in General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, where he had been a...

Joel C. Summers, 55, of Danville passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at The Gardens at Millville. Born in Danville, on Feb. 20, 1962...

HARRISBURG (AP) —Some people who are in the U.S. legally but who are not citizens were mistakenly allowed to register to vote in...

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A former Washington high school assistant football coach has appealed a court decision denying his request to be...

Harper A. Posey Theodore L. II and Jennifer L. (Welliver) Posey, Orangeville, are the parents of a daughter, Harper Anne, born Thursday,...

As they urge caution in reviewing the EWG water quality reports, some local water suppliers say there are items in the EWG report that don’...

LADY’S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A 13-month-old girl has died after authorities say she was run over by a tractor in South Carolina. The Island...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Taiwan has once again agreed to purchase a large share of U.S. wheat over the next two years, with most of it coming...

More see landmark ROCKBRIDGE, Va. (AP) —Visits to Natural Bridge have increased significantly since the landmark became a state park....

San Francisco sues five oil companies SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —San Francisco is suing five of the world’s largest oil and gas companies for...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday announced $9 billion in projects to add lanes to Interstate 270, the Capital Beltway...

HONOLULU — If there’s a ballistic missile strike from North Korea, Hawaii will be faced with thousands of casualties, thermal radiation,...

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The two most popular guests at a party are probably a robot and alcohol. One fascinates people and the other can make...

HAINES, Alaska (AP) — Students at Haines High School thought dressing in camouflage this week was just a part of spirit week, but the...

“It is a good possibility you will see weather history made today or tomorrow, or even on both days. “The old records of 90 degrees...

LIME RIDGE — Sekisui Polymer Innovations, LLC, has added Mark Denning to the company’s global business team as Medical Market Business...

Berko a Boeing bounty believer Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2010, you advised me to invest $10,000 in Boeing. I bought 157 shares at $63....

COPPELL, Texas (AP) —Retail gasoline prices across the country declined this past week as recovery continues from Hurricanes Harvey and...

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple’s new iPhone X is special. It has flashy upgrades, facial recognition and animated emoji, all in celebration of the...

Amazon only part of capitalistic cycle Dear Mr. Berko: Amazon.com recently agreed to sell Nike products. Amazon can sell Nike’s...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during August at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Dennis E. and...

DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in August at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Chester J. and Katherine R....

‘Hey, sis, the Bloomsburg Fair will soon be here. I know you’ve never done this before, but I’m going to enter a few of your ceramics this...

The most visible sign of the gas-drilling industry’s profound influence over state policy is the Legislature’s refusal to impose a fair...

ROSE: Berwick Councilman Andy Shecktor has dropped his long-shot candidacy for the U.S. Senate in favor of a long-shot candidacy to succeed...

I was the referee at the Southern Columbia vs. Hughesville football game Friday, Sept. 15. Congratulations to Coach Jim Roth for winning...

I told my friends when Trump was running for office that he was liable to start World War III because of his mouth. Note his comments about...

Congress reconvened last week after a month long break. The fall agenda is packed with items such as tax reform, the debt ceiling, DACA and...

Forget the horrifying clown from “It.” The newest inhabitant of your nightmares should be a giant “fatberg” in the sewer system beneath the...

NEW YORK — Someone once famously said that “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” That was then, before...

Two things I’d like to see in the paper: 1) Somebody should tell Bob Calver to turn his boulder around and have his new address on that...

Let’s hear that rousing cheer! “Repair the fence! Repair the fence! Repair the fence!” And whose going to pay for it? “WE ARE!”...

‘Doc’ Holliday’s gal’s plaque stolen PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A cemetery official says a plaque at the gravesite of gunfighter John Henry “...

Here is something to think about now that school has started. In 2016, I found 33 articles in the Press Enterprise related to the sexual...

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony won’t be at Knicks training camp after all. He’ll be in Oklahoma City, joining Russell Westbrook and Paul George...

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Trace McSorley threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Juwan Johnson as time expired to lift No. 4 Penn State to a wild 21-19...

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University had 277 rushing yards and pulled away during a 48-19 win over Cheyney Saturday afternoon. The Huskies...

SOMERSET, N.J. — Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime...

PITTSBURGH — The perfectionist in Josh Bell fueled the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman’s incessant climb to the major leagues. To stay, he...

PITTSBURGH — Lance Lynn allowed eight runs in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals slipped up against the Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-6...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 90 64.584 — — 8-2 W-5 46-28 44-36 z-New York 86 68.558 4 — 8-2 W-1 46-28 40-40...

CINCINNATI — Mitch Moreland ended his long slump with a three-run homer, and Boston took another step toward a second straight AL East...

CHICAGO — Alex Gordon homered, Whit Merrifield drove in three runs and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning to lead the Royals to an...

ATLANTA — Pinch-hitter Johan Camargo doubled in two runs in the three-run eighth inning, Rio Ruiz homered and Atlanta beat Philadelphia....

MILWAUKEE — Travis Shaw hit a game-winning homer in the 10th inning off Wade Davis, lifting Milwaukee to a win over Chicago. Chicago 010...

DETROIT — Zack Granite hit his first major league home run, a three-run drive that capped an eight-run eighth inning for Minnesota in a win...

TORONTO — The New York Yankees returned to the playoffs after a one-year absence, clinching no worse than a wild card as Greg Bird’s three-...

SEATTLE — Francisco Lindor led off the game with his 33rd home run, the most by a Cleveland middle infielder, and the Indians beat Seattle...

AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 3, Angels 0 Los Angeles 000 000 000—0 2 0 Houston 000 000 30x—3 3 0 Richards, Petit (7), Middleton (7),...

HOUSTON — Evan Gattis hit a three-run homer to back a solid start by Charlie Morton and Houston further dampened the AL wild-card hopes of...

LOUDON, N.H. — Joey Logano was punished and parked on pit road for practice. Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on...

ATLANTA — Paul Casey has his best chance at finally having something to show for his great play in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And the payoff...

Tour Championship Third Round Paul Casey 66-67-65—198 -12 Kevin Kisner 68-68-64—200 -10 Xander Schauffele 69-66-65—200 -10...

When the Boston Bruins fired Claude Julien in February, Joel Quenneville took over as the longest-serving NHL head coach. Hired in...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Ryan Finley threw for 230 yards and two touchdowns as North Carolina State got its first road win over a ranked team...

East Albright 9, Widener 7 Alfred 45, Rochester 7 Amherst 36, Hamilton 6 Assumption 56, Merrimack 7 Bentley 40, LIU Post 21...

It’s time for the Broncos to leave the Mile High City and show what they’ve got in a road show. In what could be a bounce-back season,...

Sept. 24, 1987 • Vo-Tech’s Scott Kashner is named the Press Enterprise’s Player of the Week after the Rams shut out Freeland, 14-0....

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -164/+154 at New York at Atlanta -130/+120 Philadelphia St. Louis -117/+107...

Today SOCCER College men BU at West Chester...............2:30 p.m. College women BU at West Chester......................noon...

Blair, N.J. 27, Wyoming Seminary 7 Carbondale 30, Susquehanna 15 Central Bucks South 20, Souderton 0 Chester 30, Reading 13...

AUTO RACING 2 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Series, ISM Connect 300, at Loudon, N.H. 5 p.m. FS1 — IMSA, Weathertech Sportscar...

ISM Connect 300 After Friday qualifying; race today At New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, N.H. Lap length: 1.06 miles (Car number...

FOOTBALL National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Signed LB John Timu from the practice squad. Waived WR Tre McBride. HOCKEY...

FRANKLIN TWP. — Mike Adamski and Aden Trathen both had a goal and an assist for Southern Columbia during a 3-2 victory over Benton in...

Gun show continues A gun show continues today at the Pennsdale Community Center in Hughesville. Hours today are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...

If you travel along the Dallas Highway, you may have noticed a major construction project that’s underway at the Game Commission’s...

Special legislation was enacted to create a Game Commission in Pennsylvania.

NEW YORK — You might have gotten a taste of “augmented reality,” the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, as you chased on-screen...

Debt settlement isn’t the Wild West industry it was a decade ago, when people routinely paid hefty upfront fees to companies that failed to...

AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — Matt Kepnes had a desk job in health care with two weeks’ vacation a year when he took a solo trip to Costa...

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’s Farm Market, 2:30...

Castle in the Sand Hotel, Ocean City, Maryland, was the setting on Aug. 2, 2017, for the ceremony uniting Desiree L. Kile Brown and Timothy...

Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Gift shop: Pam Craig, Betty Kisner; Info Desk: Betty Kisner, Alayne Benner, Nancy Campbell, Vivianne...

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by Good Shepherd and Buckhorn United Methodist churches this week: • Monday:...

One-Room School reunion Oct. 1 RIDGEVILLE — The Mount Zion and Keller One-Room School Reunion will be Sunday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m., at St....

Club to serve veterans after parade BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Women’s Civic Club met Sept. 12 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church with a...

Fowler family continues tradition ELYSBURG — Family of the late Harry and Helen Fowler held their reunion on Sept. 2 at Knoebels...

65th anniversary Clair and Marlene Harvey of Benton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. They were married Sept. 26...

Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Tuesday: Shuffleboard, cards; Wednesday: Sit...

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NEW YORK — The original “Star Trek” was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn’t end. The...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Nobel prize, a rocking chair commissioned by President John F. Kennedy and a souvenir from President Donald Trump’s...

So Berwick man, you think it’s ok to kill roughly 246,000 non-combative innocent men, women and child as long as we do it, but it’s not OK...

DEAR ABBY: Our daughter is celebrating her 50th birthday next month. Her husband, “Ben,” is throwing her a surprise party at a restaurant....

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are generous and easygoing. You have an open-minded, liberal approach to life. This is a year of teaching and...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Ferriss’ latest self-help book will offer secrets to success from the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Arianna Huffington and...