Stories from Friday, September 28, 2018

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Bloom man sentenced to 1-2 years in county lockup, fined $5G
BLOOMSBURG — A former philosophy professor will spend 1 to 2 years in county jail for having child pornography on an...
Berwick building tour revealed pools of water, case says
BERWICK — One week after buying the Geppetto’s building on West Front Street a little more than five years ago, Wade...
Catawissa volunteers’ stand still fills chairs
BLOOMSBURG — Sharon Sober had some unexpected downtime inside St. John’s Community Church of Catawissa’s Bloomsburg...
Country Hall of Famer promoting latest album at Bloom show
BLOOMSBURG —With 21 Grammy awards, 26 million albums sold, and a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame, it’s hard to...
Sales of fentanyl detectors soar; experts question accuracy
NEW YORK — The newest tool in the fight against opioid overdoses is an inexpensive test strip that can help heroin...

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Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. Free Movie Matinee at the Library: “A Wrinkle in Time”...
• Actress Hilary Duff, 31. • Actress Naomi Watts, 50. • Actress Mira Sorvino, 51. Actress-comedian Janeane...
1892: The first nighttime football game took place in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, as teams from Mansfield State Normal and...
Body may be missing boy’s GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chief of a North Carolina police department said Thursday he was “...
• Central Columbia School District is looking to replace the air handling and dehumidification system at the natatorium...
Officers arrested, suspended PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say two city officers have been arrested for illegally...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-19-24-25-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-6; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-6-5; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-3-6...
 
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DANVILLE — Two Philadelphia men who were allowed to plead guilty to lesser charges from a drug bust along I-80 last...
Mahoning Township debuted its new website, https://www.mahoningtownship.org, at Monday’s supervisors meeting....
SCOTT TWP. — A Catawissa resident who wrote a bad check for vehicle repairs faces charges for failing to make a payment...
PLYMOUTH — A Plymouth man is being sought in the murder of another man who was gunned down during a fight outside a bar...
 
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Active with Boy Scouts, Camp Victory Board
Myles Wilson Katerman, age 94, of Bloomsburg and Hilton Head, S.C., died on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Savannah, Ga....
Merck retiree was faithful church member
Boyd E. Pick, 78, of Danville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Geisinger Medical...
Former Berwick teacher and football coach
John Carl Jenkins, 77, of Dallas and formerly of Lily Lake, entered his heavenly home Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Post...
Registered nurse was avid movie watcher
Nancy J. Rowland, 80, formerly of Berwick, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at the Gardens at Orangeville...
Customers sue firm over corner shower WASHINGTONVILLE — John and Catherine Martz are suing Houzz Inc. for $2,800 in...
Mabel M. Hack Michael and Allison (Kocher) Hack, Benton, are the parents of a daughter, Mabel Marie, born Thursday,...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford quietly but firmly recounted her “100 percent”...
BLOOMSBURG — Elijah Anderson, one of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers and cultural theorists is the keynote...
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ASSASSINATION NATION ★★½ An anonymous hacker wreaks havoc among small-town high school girls. R (violence, sexual...
Malcolm D. Lee’s “Night School” brings together the potent combo of Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish. But this tepid if...
He may hem and haw, but at least he’s not slinging “Bull.” CBS star Michael Weatherly admits it’s difficult for him to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls...
 
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DETROIT (AP) — U.S. securities regulators are asking a federal court to oust Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk, alleging he...
DEAR ABBY: My husband tends to fight dirty, and I don’t know how much more I can take. If we argue about some issue...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Why aren’t all people screened for genetic hemochromatosis? It is the most common inherited disease....
NEW YORK (AP) — A former puppet specialist with the Broadway musical “The Lion King” is accused of printing a 3-D gun...
 
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Our schools should teach good moral behavior. What is wrong with the Southern Columbia School District Board and...
28/FRIDAY Bloomsburg Fair, Sept. 28-29; tickets for Grandstand shows: 570-387-4145 or email grandstandtickets@...
Singer Rose Ostrowski, Sept. 29, 3 p.m., Columbia Mall; to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cornerstone Concert...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; free...
“The Explorer’s Club,” by Nell Benjamin, directed by Leigh Strimbeck, Thursdays-Sundays through Oct. 7, BTE’s Alvina...
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“With moisture moving up from the south, some rain fell while you slept last night, but should end early today. “With...
BERWICK — Two days after borough officials shut down a sidewalk and alley surrounding a downtown building, those areas...
Man’s dog strayed twice, citations say MADISON TWP. — A Madison Township man has been cited twice with dog law...
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Americans seek first win away from home in 25 years
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Jim Furyk has spent four days watching his team play loose and confident, two key...
Veteran safety back from knee surgery
PHILADELPHIA — Corey Graham is ready to fill a starting role. The Philadelphia Eagles won’t have safety Rodney McLeod...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Saturday night’s clash between No. 4 Ohio State and No. 9 Penn State for Big Ten East supremacy...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — CC Sabathia protected his teammates, not his wallet. The 38-year-old left-hander got his 246th...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away x-Boston 107 52.673 — — 5-5 L-1 56-22 51-30 y-New York 98 61.616 9 —...
DENVER — After getting swept in Los Angeles, Colorado dropped 2½ games behind the Dodgers and had an off day before...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Orioles 10, Red Sox 3 Baltimore 200 010 304—10 10 1 Boston 100 110 000— 3 6 1 Yacabonis, T.Scott (4...
NEW YORK — The most-heard sound at major league ballparks this year was “Strike three!” A whiff of offense would be...
NEW YORK — Julio Teheran looked sharp in his last audition to become part of Atlanta’s playoff rotation, pitching two-...
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PITTSBURGH — There is a certain swagger required to play cornerback in the NFL, a quality Artie Burns picked up long...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Eric Reid’s return to the NFL created a buzz around the league on Thursday, six months after he filed...
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Sept. 28
Sept. 28, 1988 • John George and Thad Hoffman both score twice to lead Bloomsburg Christian’s soccer team to a 7-0 win...
Today FOOTBALL High school Lewisburg at Bloomsburg...........7 p.m. Valley View at Berwick...............7 p.m....
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -156/+146 St. Louis at Cincinnati -105/-105 Pittsburgh Atlanta...
BLOOMSBURG — Lindsey Fogelsanger scored two goals for Bloomsburg, and Aly Bond also added a goal for the Panthers in...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S LEAGUE Week 4 W L PickUps 12 4 4 Men and Ah Lit 10 6 Zeislott 8 8 Farmers 8 8...
Berwick Golf Club LADIES LEAGUE Sept. 24 Field tournament winner: Suzanne Schlotterbeck. Sept. 27 Field...
BASEBALL American Association SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP John Straka. FOOTBALL National Football League...
AUTO RACING 7:55 a.m. ESPNU — Formula One, VTB Russian Grand Prix, practice, at Sochi, Russia Noon NBCSN — NASCAR,...
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There is an element of political math to state Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati’s assertion that unaffiliated...
This fair week, our roses and thorns come deep-fried in a cotton-candy burrito. THORN: We’ve argued for years that an...
Hi, This a follow-up on your awarding a well deserved ROSE to Joanne and Dick Pileski in your 9/23/18 editoral. I think...
On Aug. 20, members of the Central Susquehanna Valley chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) traveled to...
The Sunday School lesson for the first graders was on the plan of salvation. The teacher asked, “If I sold my house and...
“Let me put an end to the mystery. Her lawyers paid for the polygraph.” Debra Katz Attorney for Christine Blasey Ford...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —There aren’t many people with a job quite like Alene Day’s. She has scrubbed and cleaned fake...
New St. Petersburg bridge in the works TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida is preparing to pay nearly a billion dollars to...
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re an optimist who is enthusiastic and idealistic. You will always choose to be tactful....
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 17-23. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin museum containing the world’s largest collection of angels is closing. Joyce Berg, who...