Stories from Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Post-flood message to town could cost Bloom woman $600
BLOOMSBURG — The West End woman who dropped off buckets of sewage at Town Hall in a post-flood protest is facing...
Man bets on call for ancient skills as he operates Espy metal shop
For the Press Enterprise ESPY — Inside a barn here, Tony DeLuca is banking that the ancient skill of blacksmithing can...
GOP Meuser, facing Wolff in November, defends residency in new 9th District
COOPER TWP. — Republican Dan Meuser made a campaign stop near Danville Monday night to touch base with his supporters,...
Man allegedly even gave kin’s Social Security number
BLOOMSBURG — A man pulled over as a suspected drunken driver allegedly gave police his older brother’s name, address,...
Forecasters say storm remnants won’t stall over Pennsylvania
STATE COLLEGE — Florence will unleash disruptive downpours and raise the risk of flooding today, AccuWeather predicts...

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• Country singer Tae Dye (Maddie and Tae), 23. • Comedian-actor Jason Sudeikis, 43. • Actor James Marsden, 45. •...
1851: The first edition of The New York Times was published. 1947: The National Security Act, which created a National...
PLAY K-Kindergarten Readiness Program: 2-3 p.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, ages 4½-6. Story Time: 1:30 p.m.,...
Police: Agent knew victims LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women...
• SUEZ Water has applied to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for a corporate restructuring. • Briar Creek...
Several hurt in circus scare PITTSBURGH (AP) — A startled camel started bucking during a circus Sunday afternoon when...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-17-24-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-9; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-7; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-2-4...


 
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Those of us over 50 remember equipping our first cars with eight-track tapes and glove compartments full of maps. So we...
BERWICK — A nurse accused of stealing pain medication from her patients while working at Geisinger Medical Center will...
ANTHONY TWP. — An 18-year-old man repeatedly exposed his genitals to a 12-year-old boy at a treatment center for...
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man remained in critical condition Monday at Geisinger Medical Center as a result of a...
STROUDSBURG (AP) —Authorities say a three-vehicle crash in the Pocono mountains killed three people. Emergency...


 
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Vietnam-era veteran was self-employed
Lawrence J. “Butch” Petro, 69, of 51 E. Railroad St., Mount Carmel, died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at...
Nurse enjoyed golfing, painting and traveling
Anna Belle Foust Hawkins, 93, of Danville entered her heavenly home on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Heritage Springs...
Longtime manager of food stand at Knoebels
Ruth Naomi Cook, 92, of Elysburg passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at her residence. She was born Feb. 12, 1926, in...
Enjoyed gardening, coin collecting, genealogy
William N. Smith Jr., 86, of Williamsport and Lakeland, Florida, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ...
Outdoorsman liked hunting, fishing, NASCAR
Kevin E. Hornberger, 57, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Born in New Jersey on Jan. 29,...
Elysburg woman was sports enthusiast
Shirley E. Grow, 85, of Elysburg went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Shirley was born Sept. 30, 1932,...
YORK (AP) — Hit with the inevitable questions about his track record in office, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is putting more...
Loved taking nature walks through countryside
Donallee E. Brown, 77, of Muncy passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Gatehouse. Born Feb. 11, 1941, in Muncy,...
DERRY TWP. — A Danville-area woman stole a car valued at $3,000 this summer, but police caught her nearly three months...
Hall graduated in 1946 The late Richard Hall was a member of Danville High’s Class of 1946. Last Friday’s Mill Street...


 
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Personal loans have surged in popularity, due in part to increasing consumer confidence and a growing array of online...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis element in...
BERWICK — A Berwick man was under the influence of alcohol when he was involved in a car crash Aug. 24, according to...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Police recently cited two people for alleged theft at Walmart: • Janie Morgan, 30, 104 Hillside Village...
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The death of actor Burt Reynolds has already been absorbed into the relentless churn of the news cycle. But the actor...
Lock ’em up and throw away the key.” That’s the knee-jerk reaction of some people to any discussion of crime. But,...
Attention Columbia County Indivisible: aka, Linda Artley, Dennis Artley, Toni Bell, Jessica Brittain, Jill Carlson,...
I would publicly like to thank the following individuals for their support and initiatives in making my crusade for a...
“I categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation. I did not do this back in high school or at any time. I am...
H usband: My wife is missing. She went shopping yesterday and hasn’t come home... Sergeant at Police Station: What is...


 
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She was the first female student to be accepted to the philosophy course at Tokyo’s Gakushuin University. Her painter...
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man told police he realized that he was too drunk to drive the night he got arrested for DUI...
GENEVA (AP) — More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos...


 
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Lowering BP helps prevent mental decline, study says
CHICAGO — Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 82 years old and still very active. I have had an irregular heartbeat for four years, and...
New way of preserving tissue allows testing of new therapies
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — As a cancer surgeon with more than 35 years of experience, Dr. Ken Dixon was tired of giving...
Q. Without a doctor’s instruction and unbeknownst to his family, my father was popping one regular-strength aspirin a...


 
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The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It turned out to be an unusual Sunday morning on Wayne Wiser’s filbert farm....
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“The clouds and rain we had yesterday into last night, and will still have early today is our share of Hurricane...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who reportedly dragged a police officer with his motorcycle while attempting to flee with bags...
LIBERTY TWP. — Two people were caught with 200 capsules of cocaine during a traffic stop on westbound Interstate 80,...
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Coach: ‘We owe a lot of gratitude to Nick Foles’
PHILADELPHIA — He’s back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles...
Steelers are dealing with Brown’s erratic behavior
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have been here before. Often in fact. A jarring early-season misstep filled with...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players...
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PHILADELPHIA — Michael Conforto had a career-high six RBIs and finished a triple shy of the cycle, Zach Wheeler pitched...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 103 47.687 — — 7-3 W-2 54-21 49-26 New York 91 58.611 11½ —...
The Red Sox can clinch the AL East at Yankee Stadium with a single win during their three-game series — in 2016, Boston...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.337; Martinez, Boston,.328; Altuve, Houston,.319; Trout, Los Angeles,.318; Segura, Seattle,.308...
BALTIMORE — Baltimore lost its 107th game, tied for most in a season since its arrival in 1954, falling to Toronto....
DETROIT — Kohl Stewart pitched six solid innings for Minnesota, and Eddie Rosario homered before leaving with an injury...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Cardinals 5, Dodgers 0 Los Angeles 000 000 000—0 4 1 St. Louis 010 201 01x—5 8 0 Stripling,...
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OCEANPORT, N.J. — It’s early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Different year. Different coach. Different general manager. Different players. The problem for...
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have...
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Sept. 18, 1988 • Miami quarterback Dan Marino throws two touchdown passes and surpasses the 20,000-yard career passing...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -175/+163 New York Washington -175/+163 at Miami at...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Rthlisberger, PIT 101 62 787 4 3 Rivers, LAC 78 57 680 6 1 Flacco...
BERWICK — Peyton Lipsey scored the game-winner for Berwick with 18:12 left to play in a 1-0 win over Hanover in high...
BASEBALL 7 p.m. NBCSN — Minor League, Triple-A Championship, Memphis, Tenn. vs. Durham, N.C., at Columbus, Ohio...
Today CROSS COUNTRY High school Southern at Lewisburg......... 4:15 p.m. FIELD HOCKEY High school Lewisburg at...
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Could somebody please tell me why a police officer’s car is parked in the bus lane at the Columbia Montour Vo Tech...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband has less and less interest in me. It started with the last presidential election. Since then, I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are caring, kind and very energetic. You are also passionate and quite secretive at times....
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) —Country singer Gretchen Wilson has agreed to donate $500 to charity to settle a criminal charge...