Stories from Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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Yearlong campaign to finance upgrades
BERWICK — Berwick YMCA executive director Nick Pajovich figured something good was about to happen when state Sen. John...
Defendant, 76, is accused of murdering his daughter’s ex
BLOOMSBURG — A panel of eight women and four men were chosen Tuesday afternoon from a pool of more than 100 potential...
Township reverses ambulance decision
SALEM TWP. — Commonwealth Health and Berwick Ambulance will split this township as primary emergency responders,...
School handbook: No coffee in class for students
DANVILLE — A long-standing rule regarding drinks inside Danville Area High School classrooms stirred up a new debate...
State Police investigate how vehicle wound up in Wonderview
MAIN TWP. — Rescue crews never found a driver — dead or alive — near a truck found burning down an embankment off...

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• Stacey Sitler, convicted in Columbia County of theft by unlawful taking, has applied to the state Board of Pardons,...
Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Preschool Storytime: 10 a...
• Country singer Kelsea Ballerini, 25. • Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson, 37. • Singer Ruben Studdard, 40. •...
1942: During World War II, a German U-boat off West Africa torpedoed the RMS Laconia, which was carrying Italian...
Russians host war games CHITA, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of thousands Russian troops swept across Siberia on Tuesday in...
Man allegedly killed friend WEST MIDDLESEX (AP) — Authorities have charged a man in the death of a former friend found...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-7-12-18-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-2, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-9-6, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-9-3-...


 
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Kids of all abilities are invited to a day of fun at Inclusive Sports Day at the Berwick Teen Center, 1130 Sixth Ave.,...
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville woman who failed to obey a stop sign was arrested for driving drunk here, according to district...


 
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Worked in the farming and butchering trades
Marlin Eugene “Mike” Dietrich, 77, of Catawissa passed away peacefully after a short battle with Myelodysplastic...
Salesman was active community volunteer
James R. Aucker, age 82, 405 Finch St., Orangeville (Stony Brook Circle), died at his home and was pronounced dead at 7...
Devoted homemaker enjoyed visiting casinos
Mariel M. Valeri, 91, of Berwick, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. Born...
Brother in Stillwater is among survivors
William Yaple Jr., 91, of Houtzdale passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College...
Private services at family’s convenience
Garrett Edward, Lucas Aaron, and Isaiah Wellis were all born into the loving arms of their parents on Saturday, Aug. 25...
Reading was true passion for native of Italy
Carla Mussich, 94, a guest of Emmanuel Nursing Center in Danville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at Emmanuel...
Online survey looksat transportation LEWISBURG — Residents in a nine-county region can let their transportation...
Nora J. Baigis Alex and Molly Baigis of Greenville, South Carolina, are the parents of a daughter, Nora Jill, born...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man serving state prison time for thefts in Northumberland County was sentenced to 1 to 2...
Five students from Columbia and Montour counties were among the 16,000 nationwide named as National Merit Scholarship...
MILTON — Here are the August statistics released by Troop F Milton Station Commander Sergeant John A. McGeary. State...
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A bald eagle has visited a Minnesota tribute marking the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11...
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DANVILLE — A former Montour County commissioner criticized the state’s plan of forcing counties to purchase new voting...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a dead hiker whose body was recovered this week was likely killed by a cougar,...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla is dropping two of the seven colors it had offered to customers as it tries to streamline...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against...
Fire guts shoe shop run by centenarian MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fire that gutted a...


 
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On Aug. 7 a Press Enterprise editorial criticized Bloomsburg’s Town Council and accused it of being anti-business by...
NICKNAMES • If Sheila, Candy and Sarah go out for lunch, they call each other Sheila, Candy and Sarah. • If Mike,...
Half its residents affected
Some 20 million Americans live in manufactured housing: trailer homes, mobile homes, modular homes. The reason: it’s...
War is the most costly, murderous, destructive and potentially self-destructive policy that any state can undertake....
The Future Financial Status of the Social Security Program by Stephen C. Goss (Social Security Bulletin) “Social...
“This storm is a monster. It’s big and it’s vicious. It is an extremely, dangerous, life-threatening, historic...


 
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Fans may have noticed CBS star Julie Chen is missing from the new season of daytime’s “The Talk.” The wife of...
DEAR ABBY: When I was a teenager, there were many times when I made things awkward. It continues today. I try to...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A family friend has just been diagnosed with bile duct cancer. She is a breast cancer survivor and is...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are alert, witty and warm. You are also honorable and sincere. When you do something, you...
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Driver safety course offered in Benton BENTON — An AARP Driver Safety Course will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 10...
Ralpho Bridge Club hosts record crowd ELYSBURG — A record crowd of players showed up at the Ralpho Township Public...
Anniversaries • George and Jill Derr of Catawissa celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23. A surprise...
Families reunite at summer picnics CATAWISSA — The 99th annual reunion of the descendants of Martin and Lydia Hower...
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LEWISBURG — Americana trio Red Molly is to bring their harmonies here Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus...
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant known for its unusual cheeseburgers is getting some national...
VALLEY TWP. — A McDonald’s employee reported the theft of his Samsung Galaxy cell phone while he was at work here...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Alex Trebek sported a beard as he launched the 35th season of “Jeopardy!” and the look has led to a...
“It will be relatively quiet here today and tomorrow. We’ll have lots of clouds, warm temperatures, plenty of humidity...
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Steelers’ Haden, DeCastro could also miss practice
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be a little short-handed as they prepare for their home opener against Kanas...
Busch, Harvick, Truex Jr. have dominated season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A snoozer of a NASCAR season got a huge jolt of energy right before the playoffs with back-to-back...
NEW YORK — When Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen...
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NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom took his latest hard-luck loss in a record-setting season, getting outpitched by Jose Urena as...
PHILADELPHIA — Spencer Kieboom appeared to spit out a tooth before he hit his first major league home run, Erick Fedde...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 99 46.683 — — 6-4 W-2 50-20 49-26 New York 90 54.625 8½ — 6-...
DETROIT — Jose Altuve homered on the game’s first pitch, and Houston powered its way past Detroit. The Astros built a...
CINCINNATI — Former Dodgers prospects Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler homered, and Los Angeles stumbled for the second...
BALTIMORE — Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in an Oakland uniform, working six solid innings to lead the Athletics past...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Josh Donaldson went hitless in his Cleveland debut, Edwin Encarnacion reached 30 homers for the...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 6, Indians 5 Cleveland 100 012 100—5 9 0 Tampa Bay 040 000 002—6 8 0 Kluber, Olson (2), O....
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.342; Martinez, Boston,.331; Trout, Los Angeles,.317; Altuve, Houston,.317; Segura, Seattle,.310...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — A woman has filed a lawsuit against Michigan State University, saying she became pregnant after...
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Losing didn’t get any easier for Jon Gruden in his nine seasons away from coaching. Gruden’s much-...
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Sept. 12, 1988 • Bloomsburg University’s field hockey team scores a school-record 13 goals to drub Marywood College in...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Rivers, LAC 51 34 424 3 1 Roethlisberger, PIT 41 23 335 1 3 Keenum...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Los Angeles -175/+163 at Cincinnati at St. Louis -105/-105 Pittsburgh...
PITTSTON — Kayla Fernandez, Renny Murphy and Dia Cruz each scored first-half goals for Berwick in a 3-0 win over...
GOLF 10 p.m. GOLF — Asian Tour, Shinhan Donghae Open, first round, at Inchon, South Korea ——————————————— MLB 1 p.m...
High school Mid-Penn all-stars LEAGUE CO-MVPS Zane Robbins, Millville; Jensen Drick, Montgomery. CATCHER...
Today GOLF High school Berwick at GAR................... 3:30 p.m. SOCCER High school boys Berwick at Dallas...
High school Mid-Penn all-stars CATCHER First team: Makenna Snyder, Muncy. Second team: Emily Cross, Bucktail....
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To the concerned neighbor, Berwick man, forget about the Berwick codes officers doing anything about neighboring...