Stories from Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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State of former Geppetto’s has Berwick officials worried
BERWICK — The former Geppetto’s building here isn’t in imminent danger of collapsing, an engineer told the borough, but...
Bloom man jailed for allegedly threatening would-be rescuer
BLOOMSBURG — A town man was locked up early Monday after police said he pulled a gun on his girlfriend’s father during...
ATM-style machine dispenses some prescriptions in lobby
DANVILLE — Geisinger patients now have the option to fill some prescriptions and buy over-the-counter medications at an...
Officers found son yelling at hallucinations
DANVILLE — A man was high on cocaine and other drugs when found jumping on his mother’s car and screaming at imaginary...
Lewisburg hospital to stay independent, but share in technology, joint $265M investment
LEWISBURG — Announcing a new affiliation with Geisinger, Evangelical Community Hospital here said Monday it will remain...
SCOTT TWP. — A woman with a history of drug use told an officer she was clean and sober, but ended up charged with meth...

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Recruitment Event: Link Mobile Career Center, 3-7 p.m., Press Enterprise, 3185 Lackawanna Ave., Bloomsburg. PLAY K-...
• Singer Tiffany, 47. • Actress-talk show host Kelly Ripa (TV: “Live with Kelly and Ryan”), 48. • Singer-actor...
1950: The comic strip “Peanuts,” created by Charles M. Schulz, was syndicated to seven newspapers. 2002: The...
Trump: Probe comprehensive WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants...
• The Benton Area School District will have two committee meetings on Wednesday: personnel at 6 p.m. and grounds and...
Car-blast victims identified ALLENTOWN (AP) — Authorities said Monday the three people who died in a car explosion...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-3-5-21-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-3; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-2-0; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-2-6-4...


 
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The Northern Columbia County Community Center is holding an event Saturday that’s meant to encourage participants to...
Police: Man stole food for lunch DANVILLE — A Millville-area man stole a package of doughnuts and a bag of pistachios...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was charged with furnishing alcohol to an underage friend after state...


 
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Hobbies included quilting, puzzles and bingo
Elizabeth “Betty” (Duncan) Kilczewski, 79, of rural Benton (Fairmount Township) died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the...
Former Danville Police officer for 24 years
William E. “Bill” Temple, 68, a lifelong Danville native, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday,...
Worked at PPL Susquehanna for 33 years
John R. Wolfe, 62, of Bloomsburg passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2018. Born March 25, 1956, in Harrisburg, he was the...
Avid reader enjoyed working on his cars
Anthony W. “Bill” Tucker, age 71, of 220 Ferry St., Danville, died at 1:18 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Geisinger...
Avid reader loved country and gospel music
Marilyn M. (Hosmer) LaBonte, 82, of Benton died Monday morning, Oct. 1, 2018, at her home. Born Aug. 11, 1936, in...
BERWICK — Two women were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after they were stopped by police on Chestnut...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Dorethea (Hess) Dohl, 66, of Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton, wife of Larry “Butch” Dohl, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at her...
BERWICK —Three men pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia after police say they found them outside the...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was attempting to commit suicide by running into traffic allegedly fought with police and...
• Mabel Lindemuth will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Cards may be sent to her at 170 Maple Tree...
Tate accused of Sept. 18 assault Jenny Tate, 40, of Danville was arrested on charges that she assaulted Jeffrey Dawson...


 
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Even as state officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing...
BLOOMSBURG — Several property owners are facing fines as a result of conditions cited by town code enforcers, district...
SCOTT TWP. — The Penn State Extension Livestock Team and the Pennsylvania Beef Producers Working Group are offering a...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Barely 24 hours after the Senate agreed to delay a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for an...
A ‘gateway’ vision
The collapse of a midtown building was not only a personal tragedy for the victims but a setback for all of Berwick....
I am responding to your Sept. 11 editorial, “Could this ‘crazy’ idea become reality?” If a constitutional convention...
Your newspaper prides itself on being middle of the road politically, yet you gave Mike Carroll a quarter page (with a...
My wife and I were sitting at a table at her high school reunion, and she kept staring at a drunken man swigging his...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a...


 
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Even if you’re not covered, pharmacy jabs are fairly affordable
NEW YORK — It’s flu shot season, but the pinch of a shot doesn’t have to also hurt your wallet. Health officials...
Health care branches into fresh meals, rides to gym
That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab. The cleaning crew that fixed up your...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 65-year-old woman, very active and in good health, my only medication being a daily 5-mg tablet...
Q. Drugs for erectile dysfunction are all extremely expensive. Are their prices being fixed, as I suspect? The price...


 
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A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger. Some...
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“When 2018 goes into the record books, it will be one of the wettest in a long time. “So far, the yearly surplus at...
CATAWISSA — A woman was taken to a hospital after a one-car crash near Southern Columbia High School on Monday evening...
BERWICK — Two men caught stealing antifreeze from a store’s outdoor display admitted they’d been drinking and didn’t...
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Rahne: ‘I didn’t give our guys the best chance’
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne took responsibility Monday for calling the failed fourth-...
Inconsistent offense, leaky defense have been issues
PHILADELPHIA — The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles don’t exactly look like Super Bowl champions at...
PITTSBURGH — One of Mike Tomlin’s favorite metaphors when things aren’t going well for the Pittsburgh Steelers is...
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PHILADELPHIA — It took the Philadelphia Phillies a little longer than usual to arrive at a familiar spot. After...
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...
CHICAGO — Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.346; Martinez, Boston,.330; Altuve, Houston,.315; Trout, Los Angeles,.312; Brantley, Cleveland,....
LOS ANGELES — Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched...
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SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — This is no time for the Americans to panic about the Ryder Cup. The goal that came...
NEW YORK — One-quarter of the way through the schedule, minus the Panthers and Redskins who had byes in Week 4, there’s...
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Oct. 2, 1988 • Jim McMahon passes for 260 yards and two touchdowns as the Chicago Bears hand the Buffalo Bills their...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Rthlisberger, PIT 186 119 1414 8 5 D. Carr, OAK 169 120 1373 6 7...
Nhl FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Wednesday at Toronto -210/+190 Montreal at Washington -130/+120 Boston Calgary -120/+...
TURBOTVILLE — Maddie Whitesel scored the game-winning goal with 3:40 left to lead Central Columbia to a 2-1 win over...
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Signed a two-year player development contract with Pensacola (SL)....
Today CROSS COUNTRY High school Southern at Williamsport..... 4:15 p.m. Mt. Carmel at Shamokin...... 4:15 p.m....
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The guest speaker at the 163rd Bloomsburg Fair Vesper Service on Sept. 21 was the Rev. Darwin Goshorn, not Darrell...
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DEAR ABBY: My older sister, “Lily,” is in a biracial marriage and has a son. Our dad never approved. He gave her an...
Maybe she’s trying to drum up interest in “The Parent Trap 2”? We doubt it. But Lindsay Lohan ran into some trouble —...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Health officials have conducted tests at a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas after a man who...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are charming, clever and witty. You like to have a well-balanced life. You are fair-minded...