Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2018

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Water a concern for Berwick officials
BERWICK — A complaint about a vacant downtown building that appears to have a leaky and damaged roof caused officials...
BERWICK — The 17-year-old girl injured in the collapse of the Masonic Building was released from the hospital Tuesday...
Amish Outlaws draw an enthusiastic crowd at Bloomsburg Fair
BLOOMSBURG — In the Amish community where Ezekiel Smith grew up, there was no electricity and all musical instruments...
Fair showcases gadgets for contraband
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair has a new exhibit this year — a replica of a teenager’s messy bedroom filled with...
Widow’s former Valley Township shop faced debt
DANVILLE — The owner of a furniture business who was arrested for failing to fulfill orders has been sentenced to...

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• Singer Avril Lavigne, 34. • Rapper Lil’ Wayne, 36. • Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 46. • Actress Amanda Detmer, 47...
Bloomsburg Fair: Through Saturday, gates open 7 a.m.; Melissa Etheridge on Toyota Grandstand tonight. Daily Bread Meal...
1962: “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson’s study on the effects of pesticides on the environment, was published in book...
A third accuses Kavanaugh WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a showdown hearing, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...
• Montour Township’s board of supervisors will meet on Oct. 18 to consider a new zoning map for the township. •...
Shooter had global ‘grudge’ WEST CHESTER (AP) — A man who fired shots at his ex-wife, killed his parents at a...
TREASURE HUNT: 11-16-27-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-2; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-4-1; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-3-...
 
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Catawissa Hose Co. was approved for a $129,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to replace the...
BLOOMSBURG — Multiple people were cited for underage drinking and are facing fines of $200 to $300, district court...
SUNBURY — A Danville man charged in a high-speed chase involving a truck loaded with livestock withdrew his guilty plea...
 
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Avid reader, sports fan retired from law offices
Loraine (McQuown) Strong Laubach, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the Gardens at Orangeville where she had been...
Talented musician was avid NASCAR fan
Robin S. (Knecht) McClintock, 61, of Berwick, went to meet her Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Geisinger Medical...
Electrical inspector enjoyed woodcarving
Dale E. Kindig, age 81, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, a patient of the Bloomsburg Care and...
Longtime Bloomsburg resident loved to travel
Carol R. Bennett, age 75, of 37 Crestmont Circle, Bloomsburg, died at 3:05 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Elizabeth “Betty” (Duncan) Kilczewski, 79, of rural Benton (Fairmount Township), died Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, 2018,...
Wellsboro native had career in U.S. Army
Robert R. Rice, 90, of Bloomsburg, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at his residence. He was born July 8, 1928,...
Reagan D. Knecht Lance Knecht and Melissa Picarella, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Reagan Denise, born...
Millard at fair State Rep. David Millard, also a Bloomsburg Fair director, was at the fair all day on Saturday, he...
Landlord seeking rent and damages MILLVILLE — Landlord Patricia Bittenbender, 323 Buckhorn Road, Bloomsburg, seeks $1...
 
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to force people in Pennsylvania convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence or...
 
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“A rainy Tuesday coupled with yesterday’s scattering of showers and thundershowers means we could use a dry day. We’ll...
BERWICK — Landlords Martha E. Acosta and Maria E. Mayorga, 7155 Chapin Road, Bloomsburg, seek $1,406.25 in rent,...
 
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Recipes will make game day into winning feast
Whether they happen indoors or outdoors, tailgating parties are always about great food. The following recipes...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Oct. 1: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Yogurt and granola....
Let’s party! Second-grade teachers Megan Geise and Emily Ayers from Danville Primary School participated in a “Rock...
Planning for college Berwick Area Senior High School will host a free Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p....
Maverick Kramer, a senior in the Machining Technology program at Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School, has been named...
Pit bull saved from lodged corn cob MILTON, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a passerby helped rescue a female pit bull mix...
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Bill Cosby’s legal team is readying a long-shot bid to get his sexual assault conviction overturned. They’re also...
RUSH TWP. — An Elysburg man was taken to Geisinger Medical Center for minor injuries suffered in a crash on Route 54...
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Plastic bags can be handy, but they are one of the most common pieces of a litter, and they are the kind that is known...
Keep people in Bloomsburg
Two weeks ago, Hurricane Florence made landfall, sending flooding rains into the Carolinas. Still today, some South...
On a visit earlier this summer I came across a couple of illustrations on the Cornell University campus that...
Wayne State University In the furor over the anonymous New York Times op-ed by a Trump administration “senior official...
One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that...
“Now it’s the second time. We live near the water, but we won’t expect the water to bury us like this.” Ivory...
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I wish you could have been here at our house yesterday. We had the opportunity of hosting church services at our house...
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BLOOMSBURG — The fair is trying something new this year to try to cut down on lines of people at the ticket booths —...
BOSTON (AP) — A computer built in the 1970s that helped launch the personal computer age as well as a trillion-dollar...
HEMLOCK TWP —Police are looking for three people involved with a theft of nearly $2,000 in goods from Walmart earlier...
DANVILLE — A Danville woman who was driving drunk at more than four times the legal limit was sentenced to 30 days in...
Cops: Illegal U-turn led to DUI charges SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was arrested for driving drunk when he made an...
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So Ms. Broderick and Ms. Hill, with more concise facts, are not to be believed but ford is with an ever changing story...
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Gordner and his mini-me, (PP&L retiree, IBEW flunkie) Millard, both RINOs - PHOTO OP! PHOTO OP! Both of them accept...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I’ve heard that there are issues with the enzymes, proteins and chemicals that are found in animal meat...
Shannon Beranek craved an iced coffee after toiling in 94-degree heat. But the civil engineer owes almost six figures...
DEAR ABBY: I’m 41 with two adult kids and my youngest, who is almost 15. For the last eight months I have been dating a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sensitive, kind and generous. You are also alert, energetic and lively! This year it’s...
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If you thought the United Nations General Assembly had a laugh at President Donald Trump ’s expense, just wait until...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Reality television star Thomas Ravenel was arrested Thursday after a former nanny said he...
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Danville head coach, assistant shoved each other
DANVILLE — Danville has suspended head football coach Jim Keiser for this week’s game against Central Columbia after...
Van Riemsdyk is new No. 1 goalie in Philly
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers needed a true No. 1 goalie. They needed to shake up the nucleus of a franchise...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France —The American team at the Ryder Cup is one of the strongest ever. It features nine...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and center fielder Aaron Hicks could return from...
NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom was dominant in what likely was his final pitch for the NL Cy Young Award, throwing eight...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away x-Boston 107 51.677 — — 6-4 W-2 56-21 51-30 y-New York 97 60.618 9½...
CINCINNATI — Rookie Heath Fillmyer struck out a career-high nine, Adalberto Mondesi tripled, stole two bases and scored...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 5, Indians 4 Cleveland 003 100 000—4 7 3 Chicago 200 000 003—5 9 0 Bauer, Carrasco (5)...
BOSTON — J.D. Martinez had three of Boston’s season-high 22 hits, including a three run homer that brought his major...
TORONTO — Toronto gave outgoing manager John Gibbons a winning home sendoff with a win over Houston, which broke out...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.346; Martinez, Boston,.330; Trout, Los Angeles,.315; Altuve, Houston,.314; Brantley, Cleveland,....
WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper went 0 for 4 in what many expect to be his last game at Nationals Park as a member of the...
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PHILADELPHIA —Alshon Jeffery has no regrets about playing an entire season with a torn rotator cuff. He has a Super...
BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield dragged more than a Heisman Trophy with him into the NFL. There was other baggage,...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. —Todd Bowles was clearly angry, even if his voice never rose above its usual low tone. The normally...
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SHAMOKIN — Lauren Bull and Grace Klingerman each had a goal and an assist for Central Columbia in a 5-1 win over...
Sept. 27, 1988 • Jeff Gensemer scores from 10 yards out on an assist from Mike Ryan as Danville ties Lock Haven 1-all...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Colorado -165/+155 Philadelphia Atlanta -125/+115 at New York at...
AUTO RACING 3:55 a.m. ESPNU — Formula One, VTB Russian Grand Prix, practice, at Sochi, Russia ———————————————...