Stories from Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Civil War historian leaves Bloom Fair after order to drop Confederate flags
BLOOMSBURG — A historian and Civil War re-enactor left the Bloomsburg Fair this weekend after fair officials told him...
Officials promise protection while in Columbia lockup
BLOOMSBURG — A transgender woman expressed concern for her safety when sentenced to prison for assaulting another bar...
Police: Woman, 81, appeared to have been stricken at wheel of truck
FISHING CREEK TWP. — An 81-year-old woman who crashed into a van and a house Monday afternoon appeared to have suffered...
Contest-winning ventroliquist visits ailing kids before fair show
DANVILLE — A year after taking the top spot in Season 12 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” and garnering the most votes...
Man allegedly offered to rehire woman at Super 8
VALLEY TWP. — A motel manager groped a former female employee whom he had recently fired, State Police said. Mir Y....

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BLOOD DRIVE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650...
• Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, 49. • Actor Will Smith, 50. • Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, 53. •...
1789: The first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for...
Cop fired in neighbor death DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor...
• Montour County commissioners are looking for bids on the repair of Montour County Bridge No. 7. • The Hemlock...
Defense: Star too frail for jail NORRISTOWN (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-10-19-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-0; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-9-5; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-2-6-...


 
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For families looking for a fun activity on Oct. 20, a “Fly In and Pig Out” event to be held at the Benton airport fits...
Bloomsburg man accused of DUI LIMESTONE TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was drunk when he drove on Route 54 near Mill Road on...
HARRISBURG — A proposal to give victims of child sexual abuse a two-year window to sue over allegations that would...
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Talen Energy announced Monday the promotion of Brad Berryman to the position of senior vice...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A McAdoo man accused of making threats against President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials...


 
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Woman was former waitress and dog lover
Dolores R. Bickhart, 82, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2018, at The Gardens at Millville. She was born in Danville...
Penn State fan enjoyed gardening, shopping
Norma Louise Nevius, 75, of Danville passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at her home surrounded by family...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The driver of a northbound Cadillac managed to rear-end both a pickup and an SUV on Route 11 Monday...
Mahoning officials hear concerns about runoff, wells, traffic
MAHONING TWP. —Residents expressed concern over water runoff and other possible problems if a developer were allowed to...
Nonagenarian was longtime Hospice volunteer
Prudence Imogene Lumley, 97, of Bloomsburg went to be with the Lord Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at Bloomsburg Care and...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
William L. Watts, 63, of Berwick passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center. A...
SCOTT TWP. — A New York man stopped for a traffic violation had a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia,...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new study is using underwater listening devices to find out why more young walleye in a Minnesota...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who told police she was suicidal and wanted to go to the hospital was withdrawing from heroin...
BENTON — Ashley Biggs, P.O. Box 180, Millville, was cited with possession of a small amount of marijuana just after 10...


 
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BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other’s goods Monday and Beijing accused...
NEW YORK (AP) —President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign. At the end...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream are putting their ice cream expertise to work to...
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InsideSources.com The U.S. Supreme Court has played a large role in U.S. history, at times reflecting the mass...
The Bloomsburg Fair is well underway. It’s one of the best times of the whole year in these parts, and we don’t wish to...
Everyone is aware by now that Christine Blasey Ford, a professor of clinical psychology at Palo Alto University,...
Yelp is destroying the little guy and I am one of them. I am a successful licensed psychotherapist and have been...
A prisoner in jail received a letter from his wife: “I have decided to plant some lettuce in the back garden. When is...


 
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Patients who accepted infected kidneys are cured of hepatitis C
NEW YORK — Some patients in desperate need of a kidney transplant participated in a bold experiment where they received...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m writing about atrial fibrillation. In April I had a one-time 17-hour stint of it. I was not aware...
Q. I recently read that diclofenac can cause atrial fibrillation, heart attacks, heart failure and strokes. I assume...
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“With a warm front approaching from the south, today will be cloudy and cool, with periods of showers, some of them...
NEW YORK (AP) — After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has...
HOUSTON (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after...
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Roethlisberger passes for 353 yards, three TDs
TAMPA, Fla. — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27...
PHILADELPHIA — Even with Carson Wentz back, the Philadelphia Eagles are far from complete. Three of the team’s top...
CONCORD, N.C. — Charlotte Motor Speedway already has a win for the buzz it created by taking a bulldozer to its infield...
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DENVER — Trevor Story is going over the top to get back on the field, altering his throwing motion to take some of the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away x-Boston 106 51.675 — — 5-5 W-1 55-21 51-30 y-New York 96 60.615 9½...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Aaron Hicks injured his left hamstring running up the first-base line in the Yankees’ 4-1 win...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.343; Martinez, Boston,.329; Altuve, Houston,.317; Trout, Los Angeles,.316; Brantley, Cleveland,....
BOSTON — Boston broke a 106 year-old franchise record with its 106th victory, clinching home-field advantage through...
WASHINGTON — Anthony Rendon homered and drove four runs, Bryce Harper reached 100 RBIs in a season for the first time...
TORONTO — Brian McCann and Josh Reddick hit back-to-back home runs, and Houston beat Toronto to move one step closer to...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 4, Red Sox 3 (11 innings) Boston 101 010 000 00—3 8 3 Cleveland 000 300 000 01—4 9 0...
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PHILADELPHIA — Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Pat Shurmur’s first win as coach of the New York Giants had a cast of high-priced talent...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jimmy Garoppolo’s addition last season immediately turned around the fortunes of the San...
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Sept. 25, 1988 • Frank Viola earns his 23rd victory of the season as the Minnesota Twins defeat the California Angels...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int D. Carr, OAK 111 85 936 2 5 P. Rivers, LAC 108 75 906 8 1 Mahomes...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -320/+290 Miami at New York -145/+135 Atlanta at...
BLOOMSBURG — Southern Columbia’s Karly Reams scored with 15 minutes left in the first half, and the Tigers and...
MLB 7 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay 8 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs at...
Tuesday CROSS COUNTRY High school Mt. Carmel at Montoursville.. 4:15 p.m. Danville at Shikellamy......... 4:30 p.m...
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A new league for Southern to show what they really are. They have nothing to be afraid of because they play teams for...
Jamie Lee Curtis’ most famous role has always been a treat. And she gets to indulge again next month. The “Scream...
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BORN TODAY You have strong family values. You are sincere, honest and intuitive, and you value fairness. This year you...
DEAR ABBY: My best friend and I are middle-aged women. Throughout our long friendship, I have been one of the few...