Stories from Monday, October 1, 2018

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Rainy days may have eroded total, down 5,000 from 2017
BLOOMSBURG — A few rainy days didn’t deter the crowds this year, with more than 400,000 fairgoers passing through The...
Bloom-area man allegedly clubbed her in money spat
BLOOMSBURG — A man is accused of fracturing his wife’s skull by hitting her over the head with a metal-handled broom...
Charging stations coming soon to Scott Township convenience store
SCOTT TWP. — Work continues on the construction of an electric car charging station at Sheetz in Scott Township....
Officers allegedly saved man from hanging
BERWICK — A woman allegedly became belligerent with police and was arrested after officers intervened in a family...
Danville High School honorees range from writer to administrators
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE —One Danville High graduate, the late Elsie Woodruff Hamel, worked her way into an...

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1910: The offices of the Los Angeles Times were destroyed by a bomb explosion and fire; 21 Times employees were killed...
Toddler Time with Lisa Doerschler: 9:15 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3 years. Story Time For...
• Actress Brie Larson, 29. • Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell, 32. • Actor Zach Galifianakis, 49. • Actress-model...
800+ die in quake, tsunami PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal...
‘Criminal incident’ on street likely ‘isolated,’ investigators say
ALLENTOWN (AP) — A car explosion that rocked the downtown here left three males dead, including the likely “perpetrator...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-03-13-14-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-8-4, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-4-...


 
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TreeFest is just around the corner and organizers are looking for entertainment for the annual Bloomsburg Theatre...
BLOOMSBURG — An argument between exes at a midget football game had police converging on Streater Field at 5 p.m....
Police: Drunken driver hit sign, fled LIBERTY TWP. — A drunken driver hit a sign at an interstate rest stop, then fled...


 
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R.N. formerly worked at Hazleton hospital
Dorothy M. “Dolly’’ Wroblewski, age 94, of 8 Grotto Drive, Danville, died at 5:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at...
Worked at Wise Foods, Berwick, over 50 years
Richard D. Burd Jr., 69, of Nescopeck passed away suddenly on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center....
Dallas Cowboys fan loved outdoor activities
David J. Riffindifil, 42, of Nescopeck passed away on Sunday morning, Sept. 30, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital...
Retired from Bloomsburg Health Care Center
Frances Elaine (Webb) Seidel, age 86, of 330 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, died at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at...
Enjoyed fishing, woodworking, traveling
Clint Campbell, 58, of Unityville passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at his home. Born March 30, 1960, in Muncy, he...
Obituary to be published Tuesday
Anthony W. Tucker, age 71, of 220 Ferry St., Danville, died at 1:18 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Geisinger Medical...
HARRISBURG (AP) —A proposal that’s kicked around the Capitol for years to shrink the number of state lawmakers in...
HARRISBURG — Daniel Kitchen of Montour County displayed the winning Red and White breed junior champion at the 2018...
Cops: Driver drunk, lacked valid license BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for an expired registration, was driving...
Paisley E. Harger Kris Harger and Morgan Matthews of Benton are the parents of a daughter, Paisley Elizabeth, born...


 
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Log on, post a selfie, check in... and wallow in grief with a young widow. Facebook’s new on-demand platform, Facebook...
BERWICK — A man is accused of beating a woman and threatening her with a kitchen knife inside a home. Berwick Police...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick resident stopped by police for an expired inspection, was carrying a loaded weapon without a...
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This past week was déj?? vu time for everyone old enough to remember the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy. But in...
Where’s the ACLU?
The Bloomsburg Fair is over for another year, but the stench of government overreach hangs over the fairgrounds. The...
“If there’s only one dog, a court may do like, ‘OK, you get the dog a month at a time, a week at a time.’” Atousa Saei...


 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My grandson, age 26, was diagnosed with aortic stenosis at birth. He has had two surgeries to...
Q. I read in your column about a woman who burned her hand on a curling iron. She used cold soy sauce to relieve the...
Woman charged after Sheetz spat SCOTT TWP. — A drunken woman got into an argument with an employee at Sheetz and...


 
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DANVILLE — The Montour County Sheriff has posted this list of people wanted on warrants. To submit tips on wanted...
“During the coming week, afternoon temperatures will climb well into the 70s each day, giving us a spell of late-summer...
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Johnson, Hamlin, Jones, Dillon knocked from playoffs
CONCORD, N.C. — Ryan Blaney won the debut race on the “roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a chaotic finish in which...
PITTSBURGH — Joe Flacco threw a pair of early touchdown passes, Justin Tucker kicked four second-half field goals and...
Eagles blow a 14-point lead, fall to Titans in OT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota hit Corey Davis with a 10-yard touchdown pass just before the end of overtime, and...
Alabama, Georgia remain at top; turnover at bottom
After winning top-10 matchups, Ohio State moved up to No. 3 and Notre Dame rose to No. 6 in the Associated Press...
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AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 5, Orioles 2 Houston 100 101 020—5 9 0 Baltimore 010 000 100—2 6 1 Keuchel, Peacock (4),...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away x-Boston 108 54.667 — — 5-5 W-1 57-24 51-30 y-New York 100 62.617 8...
Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting...
BOSTON — Mookie Betts claimed the big league batting title with one more hit and J.D. Martinez hit his 43rd homer...
NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard pitched his first major league shutout and New York wrapped up a disappointing season with...
CINCINNATI — Pablo Reyes scored on Jackson Stephens’ wild pitch in the top of the 10th inning, rallying Pittsburgh to a...
MILWAUKEE — Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and Milwaukee put themselves in an NL Central tiebreaker with the...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Ryan Yarbrough got his rookie-leading 16th win and Tampa Bay turned another bullpen game into...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer combined for a five-hitter, Francisco Lindor homered and scored...
PHILADELPHIA — Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis and the NL East champion Atlanta Braves are set to open the playoffs on...
MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer received one more pitch as catcher for Minnesota, and the Twins likely said goodbye to the...
SAN FRANCISCO — Justin Turner and free-swinging Los Angeles headed for a one-game showdown against Colorado to...
SAN DIEGO — Deflated Arizona concluded its disappointing September with a late miscue. Manuel Margot scored on a...
CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo had four hits and scored three times, and Chicago set up a tiebreaker game for the NL Central...
SEATTLE — Roenis Elias allowed one hit in five innings, and Seattle closed out the regular season with a win over Texas...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Scioscia ended his 19-year run as the Los Angeles manager with a win over playoff-bound Oakland...
BALTIMORE — Baltimore ended a trying season with a salute to outfielder Adam Jones and a victory over Houston that...
DENVER — Playoff-bound Colorado is headed to Los Angeles for a tiebreaking game to decide the NL West title after...
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East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Miami 3 1 0.750 82 90 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 New England 2 2 0.500...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Brett Maher kicked a 38-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a 26-24...
CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers threw for three touchdowns, Melvin Gordon rushed for 104 yards and Los Angeles rallied...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Blake Bortles threw two touchdown passes, and Jacksonville used a dominant defensive performance...
ATLANTA — Andy Dalton threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green with 7 seconds remaining, lifting Cincinnati to a...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw four TD passes and a game-tying 2-point conversion with 30 seconds left in...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Alvin Kamara ran for three touchdowns in New Orleans’ victory over New York. New Orleans 0 12...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sebastian Janikowski, who had missed twice earlier in the game, kicked a 52-yard field goal as time...
CHICAGO — Mitchell Trubisky threw a career-high six touchdown passes and NFC North-leading Chicago pounded Tampa Bay....
INDIANAPOLIS — Ka’imi Fairbairn took advantage of his second chance on a 37-yard field goal attempt, making it as time...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw for 274 yards and three touchdowns, and New England handed Miami its first loss of...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers and Jimmy Graham connected on their first touchdown pass of the year, and Green Bay put...
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The Amway Top 25 football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 29, total points based on...
BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with manager Ned Yost on a contract for next season....
MLB 1 p.m. ESPN — NL Central tiebreaker game, Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m. ESPN — NL West tiebreaker game,...
Bank of America ROVAL 400 Sunday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course Concord, N.C. Lap length: 2.28 miles (Start...
The Top 25 teams in the Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through...
WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado-Los Angeles loser at Chicago-Milwaukee loser (ESPN) Wednesday, Oct. 3: Oakland (...
Due to technical issues, the Morning Line was not available as of press time.
Oct. 1, 1988 • Southern Columbia beats Northwest, 55-0, as the Tigers rush for 392 yards on 57 carries. Oct. 1, 1998...
Today CROSS COUNTRY High school Central, Central Mountain, Danville, Montoursville at Bloomsburg..4:45 p.m. FIELD...
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Europe waited two long years for that one moment when the Ryder Cup was back in its...
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... will turn 4 Wednesday. She is the daughter of Jim and Erin Moran of Berwick. Grandparents are Stephen and Marie...
... daughter of Derrick and Kristina Hess of Orangeville, turns 12 today. Grandparents are Terry and Linda Dent and...
... son of Heather and Chad Anderson, will turn 7 Thursday. Grandparents are Wayne and Lori Walls, Berwick, and Myron...
... daughter of Brittany Musselman and Bryant Brown, Jonestown, turned 3 on Sept. 23. Grandparents are Tracey and Scott...
... son of Steve and Amiee DiFebo, Bloomsburg, will be 1 year old Wednesday. Grandparents are William and Barbara...
... son of Mike and Mandi Ross, Bel Air, Md., will turn 5 Wednesday. Grandparents are Chuck and Brenda Ross, and Randy...
... daughter of Andrew and Crystal Gajkowski, Riverview, Fla., will turn 6 on Thursday. Her grandparents are Ron and...
Our President is an embarrassment to us true Americans. In front of a UN Audience, he egotistically bragged-up his...
DEAR ABBY: My daughter, “Roxanne,” married right out of high school. Eleven years later she finally woke up and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are determined, disciplined and patient. You appreciate beautiful things. This year it’s...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The phone call telling Cher she was a Kennedy Center honoree was certainly welcome — but...