Stories from Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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Membership peaked at $8G 20 years ago
BLOOMSBURG — Nearly 40 to 50 Bloomsburg Fair memberships change hands each year on the open market, and last year, they...
Bloom man accused of sex assault on girl, 15, fought trip to jail cell
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg Fair worker accused of sexually assaulting a teen was plucked from the fairgrounds Monday,...
BERWICK — A fire inside the Wise Foods plant early Monday could have been much worse if it hadn’t been for a quick...
Danville woman paid light bill, police say
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger Medical Center employee stole a check from a co-worker to pay her electric bill, police say...
Pet found way under woman’s feet and car landed in ditch, fire officials say
COOPER TWP. —A woman taking a cat to the SPCA shelter Monday crashed into a ditch when the feline got under her feet,...

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• Oct. 6 at 8 p.m., Hollenback Township supervisors will consider an ordinance prohibiting commercial vehicles on...
• Actress Clara Mamet, 21. • Singer Phillip Phillips, 25. • Actress Natasha Gregson Wagner, 45. • Actress Emily...
1943: General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio signed an armistice aboard the British ship HMS...
160th Bloomsburg Fair: Through Saturday: Today: Ages 13-18 admitted free; harness racing; high school bands; cupcake...
Apple hits new iPhone high NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones in the...
Mayor takes media to task PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia says news reports about security measures to...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-10-13-15-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-4-8-8 MIDDAY PICK...


 
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Students at the Greenwood Friends School will host their grandparents and friends at 9 a.m. Friday after morning...
BLOOMSBURG — A former Berwick woman has admitted she stole a boat to cross the Susquehanna River only to find herself...
DANVILLE — The following civil complaints were filed in area district courts. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
DILLSBURG (AP) — A man who resigned as band director of a school district two years ago is now charged with having sex...
ORANGE TWP. — A woman scared off a would-be burglar at her home here early Sept. 20. Someone tried to break into a...
SHIPPENSBURG (AP) — Parents are expected to confront a school board for changing how second-graders will learn about...


 
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Retired from Susquehanna nuclear power plant
Charles G. Kishbaugh, 79, of Berwick passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 27, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
Enjoyed puzzles, line dancing, cooking, music
Shirley A. Loff, 68, of Mifflinville passed away peacefully with her husband, Paul, at her side on Sunday, Sept. 27,...
SWEET VALLEY — A man is accused of shooting a neighbor’s cat Saturday with a.22-caliber rifle. David O. London says...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The spinning top, coloring book, Wiffle Ball and puppet are vying for a place in the National...
Still a farmer Paul Yoachim, a speaker at the Bloomsburg Fair, has retired from hog breeding but still raises beef...
Birthday boy’s father Matthew Newhart of Berwick is the father of birthday boy Connor Newhart, who turned 1 year old...
BLOOMSBURG — State Rep. David Millard will sponsor an educational event about concealed weapons Wednesday, Oct. 14,...
‘Big’ star’s divorce hinges on pre-nup LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prenuptial agreement will determine how Kaley Cuoco and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “The Gambler” Kenny Rogers says he’s retiring from touring and will do one last worldwide...


 
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DALLAS (AP) — Energy Transfer Equity is buying pipeline operator The Williams Cos. for approximately $32.61 billion....
Two charged in massive card fraud SHENANDOAH — A man and woman from Shenandoah are accused of cloning credit cards and...
MONTOURSVILLE — Motorists in Montour and Northumberland counties will encounter work crews cutting grooves as part of a...
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“On rare occasions, I hope the forecast turns out wrong. I’m afraid this is one of those times, as a lot of moisture is...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A witness spotted a man stealing from a vehicle, but the thief fled before police arrived. Now officers...


 
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Vick to start for Steelers as Roethlisberger heals
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger gingerly made his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility on Monday, his left leg...
Giants’ assistant uses Pa. towns as team’s audibles
For those of you who were wondering why New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning yelled “Bloomsburg!” a few times during...
Fake punt didn’t work out for Ironmen in defeat
Danville coach Jim Keiser pulled out all the stops against Southern Columbia on Friday. The fact that he had to was a...
For Bloomsburg University middle linebacker Tyrik Clary, Saturday’s 17-6 victory at Shippensburg’s Seth Grove Stadium...


 
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WASHINGTON — Washington Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon will miss the rest of the season after his dugout fight with...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Toronto 91 65.583 — — 7-3 W-5 53-28 38-37 New York 86 70.551 5 — 6-...
NEW YORK — Eduardo Rodriguez became the first Red Sox rookie left-hander to win 10 games in 43 years, and Boston slowed...
WASHINGTON — On another eventful afternoon at Nationals Park, Washington right-hander Max Scherzer came within five...
BALTIMORE — Toronto edged closer to clinching the AL East title, getting a homer from Edwin Encarnacion and scoring a...
CLEVELAND — Emergency starter Tommy Milone replaced an ill Phil Hughes and pitched Minnesota past Cleveland in a game...
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BATTING—Harper, Washington,.336; DGordon, Miami,.332; Posey, San Francisco,.324; YEscobar, Washington,.318; Votto,...
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. —The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front of the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Tony Stewart picked his way through the crowd surrounding a red carpet at Chicagoland Speedway to make...
IRVING, Texas — Brandon Weeden has completed 10 passes to wide receivers in two starts for the Dallas Cowboys. Even...
So the Raiders can win on the road — and in the Eastern time zone, too. And the NFC’s power lies in the South, of all...
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Sept. 29, 1985 • The Bloomsburg University football team beats East Stroudsburg, 21-16, but Huskies quarterback Jay...
mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Pittsburgh -107/-103 St. Louis New York -180/+165 at Philadelphia...
Today SOCCER High school girls CCCS at Grace Prep............. 3:30 p.m. High school boys Southern at Berwick...
MOUNT CARMEL — Nicole Varano scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead Mount Carmel to a 2-1 win...
BOXING 9 p.m. FS1 — Premier Champions, Fortuna vs. Velasquez (super featherweights) ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE...
High school boys Midd-West 2, Bloomsburg 0 Sept. 26 Midd-West 2 0 — 2 Bloomsburg 0 0 — 0 First half: 1. Midd-...
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‘The Buzz” admits it was not an impartial observer. But still, former WNEP weather babe Michelle Rotella was robbed on...
That’s a deal, girl! The holiday-themed doll outfits for sale at the Bloomsburg Fair were a big hit with one American...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ongoing worries about the health of the Chinese economy and another big sell-off in drugmakers pushed...
Experts: National debt would swell
NEW YORK (AP) —After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on “hedge fund guys” and high-income earners, Republican...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Move aside one-armed bandits. The casino floor is making room for game zones with oversized popping...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alcoa will split into two independent companies, separating its bauxite, aluminum and casting...
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Report calls for urgent improvement
WASHINGTON — Most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis at some point in their lives, a blind...
The Institute of Medicine says patient input is critical as health providers try to figure out the right diagnosis....
WASHINGTON — It was 8 o’clock on a weeknight and Brooklyn resident Sarah Sheehan was reeling from a painful earache....
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 62-year-old male who gets weekly testosterone injections. My semiannual blood work comes back...
Q. I am 30 years old and have been taking fluoxetine. I was prescribed this last year because I attempted to take my...
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His words emphasizing the significance of “this place” where he stood, speaking in the language of many of the...
Victimhood is theirs
If you disagree with what someone else is saying or writing, or if you find that person’s ideas offensive, call it “...
Last week, Gov. Wolf unveiled new, bad policy ideas — to slightly adjust a misguided pension proposal, and to propose a...
This letter is written by Dr. W. Blythe Robinson, Aug. 1, 2015. Years ago he worked in Muslim countries. He was a...
Critics of Pope Francis’ view that humanity has an obligation to protect the planet can’t seem to get their heads...
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CHICAGO (AP) — Just four monthly text messages might spur health improvements for heart patients. That’s the message...
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DEAR ABBY: I have lived in the United States for 40 years. My first 32 years were spent in Puerto Rico, so I speak...
LOS ANGELES — Actress Brit Marling had never read anything like “The Keeping Room.” It’s not often that wartime films...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have an amazing ability to adapt to whatever is happening. You are intense but purposeful,...
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It’s time to make an intelligent decision, people. Which do you want to govern your societal reflex? Which do you want...