Stories from Saturday, September 15, 2018

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Flames devour Hobbie home and garage, destroy Cadillac
HOBBIE — A raging fire Friday afternoon destroyed a home along Bell Road near here, but a woman in her 90s made it out...
Wilkes-Barre man linked to Bloom business
WILKES-BARRE — A dog wandering the streets here early Friday led police to a blood-soaked crime scene and the body of a...
Police: Man pointed handgun at driver who suspect said made an obscene gesture
DANVILLE — A trucker from California has been locked up on charges he pointed a revolver at another motorist during a...
PennDOT says crews cleared pipe, but it clogged again
FISHING CREEK TWP. — Matt Wech grew frustrated this week when, just a few days after Zaners Bridge Road had been...
Orangeville man wanted on warrant, owes nearly $7G
DANVILLE — A contractor who admitted bilking customers out of thousands of dollars has refused to pay it back,...

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Community Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bloomsburg Airport, sponsored by Scout Troop 50. Breakfast: 7-11 a.m.,...
• Britain’s Prince Harry, 34. • Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino, 57. • Actor Tommy Lee Jones, 72. • Comedian...
1942: During World War II, the aircraft carrier USS Wasp was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine; the U.S. Navy ended up...
Typhoon threatens millions TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines’ northeastern...
Alleged slurs halt games PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh school district is canceling all sports games against...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-8-13-14-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-4; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-3-5; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-8-0-...


 
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She’s donning a “Long Black Veil” for the state of politics. And although she doesn’t always feel brave, she speaks up...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has released the following list of people it says are wanted on...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Florence are expected to reach Pennsylvania by midday Monday. The...


 
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For the Press Enterprise The stars must be aligned. How else to explain the novel experience of watching every member...
“The Explorers Club” by Nell Benjamin; directed by Leigh Strimbeck, runs through Oct. 7. Performances are Thursdays,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Religion’s role in politics and public policy is in the spotlight heading toward the midterm elections...


 
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph winds, Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of...
HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP) — A couple who planned to marry on the Outer Banks in North Carolina has moved their wedding to...
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Family goes on snake hunt KELLYVILLE, Okla. (AP) — The family of a toddler who was bitten by a copperhead decided to...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive of California’s $350 billion pension fund does not have a college degree...


 
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LOS ANGELES — The fall TV season officially kicks off next week and even avant-garde streaming platforms are part of...


 
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Shippensburg woman has Danville relatives
Nancy L. Cope, 62, of Shippensburg passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in the Chambersburg Hospital. She was born...
NASCAR fan enjoyed raising honey bees
John M. “Skeeter” Thomas, 85, of Elysburg died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland. John...
Forklift operator enjoyed playing X Box
Cody Manning Amick, age 24, 252 Millertown Road, Bloomsburg, died at his home on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Born at the...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Darlene Beck, 60, of Millville went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in...
Danville native retired from Press Enterprise
Dorothy “Dot” Runyan, age 94, of Orlando, Florida, and formerly of Bloomsburg, died at her home on Thursday, Sept. 13,...
DANVILLE — The Montour County Sheriff has released this list of people it says are wanted on warrants. To submit tips...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Chester L. Boudman Jr., age 77, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2018, at his North Centre...
Bengals player, 95-year-old dance LOVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A 95-year-old woman appeared to best a Cincinnati Bengals...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The grandmother of one of the children of a woman who allegedly abused her infant twins is speaking...
DANVILLE — Folklorist and story teller Fiona Powell will be the guest speaker for a lecture on Wednesday. In the 19th...
PARIS (AP) — Police in southern France are holding a man on suspicion of attempted murder after he steered his car...
Esther Shaffer, formerly of the Orangeville/Bloomsburg area, is celebrating her 93rd birthday Monday, Sept. 17. Cards...


 
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New meat plant brings 1,200 jobs SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — An Illinois meat supplier has chosen New Mexico for its...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —A man in a wheelchair has joined the all-male New Orleans dance crew called the 610 Stompers. Jason...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former nursery and plant shop called Azalealand has become an eyesore that neighbors and the...
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All the Berwick football fans are wanting a game between Southern Columbia and Berwick. They say Southern has all easy...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a recent column by George Will. The beginning of another academic year brings the...
ROSE: Gone is the Hardware Bar in Bloomsburg, where young people stood in long, late-night lines waiting to get in. It’...
The straw men of “speeding crisis” and “work zone crisis” are the bases for the push to get speed cameras in...
Labor Day marks the beginning of the decisive, final stretch of the U.S. political campaign season, when candidates...
A dog thinks: Hey, these people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm, dry house, pet me and take...
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DEAR ABBY: About 20 months ago, after I found out I was pregnant, I was abandoned by the father of my child. My...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following...
HARRISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A kangaroo is on the run —or maybe the jump. The Simpson County sheriff’s office says...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are intelligent, compassionate and responsible. You are also highly observant. You have...
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TODAY Simulcast, NC Church, 20 Kachinka Hollow Road, Briar Creek Township, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Beth Moore, fee,...
Wesley’s Rally Day Sunday morning BLOOMSBURG — Wesley United Methodist Church will celebrate Rally Day at 10:30 a.m....
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“While the remains of Hurricane Florence continue to cause problems in the Carolinas, we’re going to have a dry weekend...
Figures from a U.S. government survey released Friday show some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tayari Jones’ “An American Marriage” and Tommy Orange’s “There, There,” two of the year’s most talked-...
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Hynoski back at Southern as Shamokin head coach
BY DANIEL LIPOVSKY Fourth Quarter Media FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s offensive juggernaut wasn’t the only...
Howell-to-Klinger TD in fourth clinches victory
BLOOMSBURG — The best sign of how significant Friday’s 19-8 win over Loyalsock was to Bloomsburg was how Panthers coach...
Defense, special teams boost sluggish offense
KINGSTON — Offense tends to get all the glory, but football truly is a game that features three equally-important...
Jays take care of business versus winless Hughesville
For the Press Enterprise HUGHESVILLE — With the meat of its schedule coming up, Central Columbia got exactly what it...
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AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 3 Toronto 001 000 020—3 7 1 Boston 011 001 01x—4 9 0 Gaviglio, Jose Fernandez (...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 101 47.682 — — 7-3 L-1 52-21 49-26 New York 91 56.619 9½ — 5...
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Altherr homered twice and drove in five runs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami...
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge returned to the Yankees for the first time since his right wrist was broken seven weeks ago,...
CLEVELAND — Andrew Miller gave up two RBI doubles in the seventh inning as Cleveland's march to the AL Central title...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Khris Davis led off the 10th inning with his major league-leading 42nd homer, and Oakland beat...
BALTIMORE — James Shields picked up his first road victory since opening day and Chicago beat Baltimore. Ryan Cordell...
BOSTON — Noah Syndergaard pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Mets hit four homers on Friday night...
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CRANBERRY — Sidney Crosby has been back in Pittsburgh for a few weeks, participating in several informal practices...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned under center on Friday after missing the...
PHILADELPHIA — Blitzing is more of an option than a necessity for the Philadelphia Eagles. Defensive coordinator Jim...
NEW YORK — One NFL fan is enraged by a penalty flag he sees fly on TV. He turns to the woman next to him and asks, “...
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MIFFLINBURG — Even though Danville nearly posted a shutout against Mifflinburg on Friday night, the Ironmen still have...
For the Press Enterprise JERSEY SHORE — About midway through the fourth quarter of Friday’s Mount Carmel-Jersey Shore...
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For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — Lewis and Miller Memorial Stadium saw a complete renovation this offseason, and...
Abington 41, Bensalem 10 Abraham Lincoln 30, Prep Charter 6 Aliquippa 62, Montour 0 Annville-Cleona 62, Northern...
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Sept. 15, 1988 • Mike Pagliarulo hits a home run off Roger Clemens to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-3 win over the...
AUTO RACING 5:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One, Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, practice 1 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Los Angeles -121/+111 at St. Louis at Chicago -205/+185 Cincinnati at...
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson is moving forward with plans to host its scheduled football game today while Hurricane Florence...
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State practiced at a rapid clip this week to prepare for what could be the fastest offense the...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Promoted Brandon Taubman to assistant general manager. OAKLAND ATHLETICS...
HUGHESVILLE — Southern Columbia’s Ethan Dunkelberger came up with 10 saves, but the Tigers couldn’t find the back of...
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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A bat collected from the bottom of the Grand Canyon has tested positive for...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police Department responded to the following calls from Sept. 1-8: Sept. 1 • 12:49 a.m. —...
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LOS ANGELES — There’s more new television to watch than is humanly possible. But everyone has to make a time-allocation...