Stories from Friday, September 14, 2018

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Staff: City Hall phone issue likely unrelated
BERWICK — A hacker managed to shut down Berwick Borough’s website for a few hours Thursday, but the borough’s tech...
Storm reports reroute crews, who set up amusements ahead of time
BLOOMSBURG — Morris Vivona and the rides and games of his company, Amusements of America, were supposed to be at a fair...
Geisinger worker saw Berwick man taking $10 in coins
DANVILLE — A 27-year-old man who admitted stealing $10 in coins from a fountain at Geisinger’s children’s hospital must...
Days of rain and wind begin along the Carolina coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The big slosh has begun, and the consequences could be disastrous. Hurricane Florence’s leading...
BLOOMSBURG — A weekend fight involving a large group of men resulted in two of them being injured here, according to...

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• Actor Chad Duell (TV: “General Hospital”), 31. • Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, 47. • Actor-writer-director-...
1814: Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem “Defence of Fort McHenry” (later “The Star-Spangled Banner”)...
Hoagie Sale: Today and Saturday, Nescopeck Fire Company, 325 Warren St.; 570-752-5913. Indoor Yard Sale: Today, 8 a.m...
U.S. may pay for interdiction MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it “continues evaluating” a U.S. offer to...
• The Southern Columbia school board’s activities and curriculum committee meetings scheduled for Monday have been...
Bishop Rhoades cleared HARRISBURG (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop in Indiana was cleared Thursday of suspicions of...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-8-10-14-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-4, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-1-7, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-4-5-...

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Danville High School senior Devynn Napp Barker will participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year in New York...
BLOOMSBURG — Several people were cited for alleged underage drinking and other alcohol violations in district court...
FISHING CREEK TWP. —Work to permanently repair Winding Road between Route 487 and Ridge Road and Zaners Bridge Road...
HARRISBURG — The Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino near Wilkes-Barre has been fined $50,000 for incidents involving intoxicated...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says there could be more criminal charges brought against the leader of a...
BERWICK — The annual Sponslers Park Block Party is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the park on Monroe Street...

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Dedicated homemaker loved to travel
Alma Elizabeth (Sickler) Skopic, age 89, wife of Joseph Skopic, passed away peacefully on Sept. 12, 2018, while a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Puerto Rico death toll. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The 2016 presidential...
Longtime R.N. co-owned nursing home
Rosemary Dent, age 98, of Bloomsburg, passed into the embrace of her Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, a patient of...
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A youth ice hockey coach accused of sexually abusing multiple children in two states has pleaded...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Shiloh Bible Church and St. Luke’s...
• Faye Mausteller will be celebrating her 85th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Cards may be sent to her at...

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BOSTON (AP) — Anyone who’s ever been so furious with their boss that they feel like exacting revenge really needs to...
MOSCOW (AP) — The two Russian men spun an unlikely tale of hapless tourists defeated by grim British weather: They...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison...

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WINONA, Minn. — You may have seen it for sale on Facebook or Craigslist in Winona. “Handcrafted semi traditional toe...
World War I casualty remembered in N.Y. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A century ago this summer, the New York National...
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A practicing Rastafarian has filed a lawsuit against a North Dakota county social services agency to...
GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Economists say no single community has been dramatically transformed by a southeastern Indiana...

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ALPHA ★★★ Adventure set in the Ice Age. An injured young man must survive in the wilderness relying on just an...
Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first “Predator...
There’s a “where are they now” at the end of “White Boy Rick” that might have served the movie better had the audience...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The horror pic “The Nun” scared off the competition and dominated the North American box office in...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway...
Credit cards affiliated with brands — such as American Airlines, Uber, L.L. Bean and Ikea — are suddenly amping up...
What evil lurks behind the mommy vlogger with an “oopsie jar”? Paul Feig’s “A Simple Favor” is a suburban noir. It’s...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday authorizing sanctions against foreigners...
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 3-9. Listings include the week’s ranking and...

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Republican group is taking criticism after displaying a cardboard cutout depicting...

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As Hurricane Florence blew into Wilmington, about two dozen locals gathered behind the boarded-...
“We’re at the peak of the tropical storm and hurricane season. So it’s not surprising that there are five storms, or...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The expected high winds and slow movement of Hurricane Florence as it comes ashore will make rescue...
BLOOMSBURG — Campus sirens that are part of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s emergency notification system will...
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Philly has struggled with hitting, defense and holding leads
PHILADELPHIA — A surprising first half and a surge in early August had the Philadelphia Phillies in prime position to...
Pittsburgh tight end is ready to make impact
PITTSBURGH — Vance McDonald arrived in Pittsburgh on the eve of the 2017 regular season, far too late to have any say...
The last two seasons, the Big Ten champion was left out of college football’s playoff, in part because it had lost...
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NEW YORK — The New York Mets said that third baseman David Wright will return for the team’s final homestand on Sept....
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 101 46.687 — — 7-3 W-4 52-20 49-26 New York 90 56.616 10½ —...
NEW YORK — Michael Conforto drove in three runs, Jason Vargas pitched six effective innings and the Mets downed the...
WASHINGTON — Javier Baez delivered the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 10th inning, and Chicago beat Washington...
DENVER — Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story homered, Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh, and Colorado beat...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 3, Yankees 1 New York 000 000 010—1 2 0 Minnesota 000 001 20x—3 7 0 Severino, Robertson (6),...
BALTIMORE — Dylan Bundy had eight strikeouts in six solid innings, and Baltimore ended Oakland’s six-game winning...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A couple of years ago, late in the season, then-Raiders coach Jack Del Rio lavished upon Chiefs...
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Martavis Bryant is back with the Oakland Raiders and focused on getting up to speed again in coach...
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Sept. 14
Sept. 14, 1988 • Mike Greenwell hits for the cycle and scores three times as the Boston Red Sox complete a three-game...
Today FOOTBALL High school Loyalsock at Bloomsburg...........7 p.m. Berwick at Wyoming Valley West..7 p.m. Central...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -235/+215 Cincinnati at Philadelphia -170/+158 Miami...
AUTO RACING 8:25 a.m. ESPNU — Formula One, Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, practice 2 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR...
MONTGOMERY — Alexus Gearhart tied the game with 9 1/2 minutes left in regulation, then scored the winner less than two...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Promoted Brandon Taubman to assistant general manager. OAKLAND ATHLETICS —...
Oct. 2-3 — Wild-card games. Oct. 4 — Division Series start. Oct. 12 — League Championship Series start. Oct. 23 —...

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Professionalism. What has happened to this behavior? In my generation, this used to be taught around the family dinner...
After the last presidential election, many disgruntled citizens, most but not all Democrats, began demanding that the...
ROSE: A term seldom seen in news coverage of politics and government is “activist treasurer.” But it certainly can be...
With all the hoopla over “the farmer,” it seems his opposition in the 9th Congressional District, Dan Meuser, has all...
President Trump’s tax cuts are working — in more ways than one. Just take a look at the energy industry. Because of...
In the Lord’s Prayer, we ask God to “lead us not into temptation.” But the medieval church led us into major sources of...
Jimmy’s kindergarten class was on a field trip to their local police station, where they saw pictures tacked to a...
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DEAR ABBY: Two years ago, my son and his family moved a couple of hours away. He’s my only child. I know he’s busy...
We guess “This One’s for the Girls.” Remember when a radio consultant recommended stations limit the number of female...
BORN TODAY You are charming and understanding. You also are quick to analyze and categorize information. This is the...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) —Social media helped U.S. Marshals track down a woman who was selected to be on a federal jury...

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DEAR DR. ROACH: My son and his new wife went on a dream honeymoon that has since turned into a nightmare. They went...

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14/FRIDAY Hoagie Sale, Sept. 14-15, 6 a.m.-? (while supplies last), Nescopeck Fire Company, 325 Warren St., 570-752-...
“The Explorer’s Club,” by Nell Benjamin, directed by Leigh Strimbeck, Sept. 13-Oct. 7, BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre, 226...
Friendship Squares Free Intro to Square Dancing, Sept. 19, 7-9 p.m., Central Columbia Elementary School; 570-275-8586...
Preservers of the Past Antique Machinery Show, Sept. 14-16, Burger’s Farm Market, St. Johns Road, Drums. Model Trains...
Someone is not happy that Berwick is doing well for the first time in many years. Too Bad. Your references to Cramden,...

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