Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Judge: Assets to go to Berwick Fire Board after debts paid
BLOOMSBURG — An auctioneer will pay off the rest of Berwick’s Defender Fire Co.’s debts and then turn any money left...
Flooding compels owner to raise home, maybe lower insurance
BENTON — Starla Grassley planned to have her large century-old home off Main Street raised to a higher level even...
Suspect struck shop in downtown Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — A robber snatched a cash register and a large sum of money from a downtown business Monday afternoon,...
Bloomsburg top cop: Film figures were scouting local talent
BLOOMSBURG — During Fair Week, a pair of talent scouts approaching women in town about a movie project raised an alarm...
WASHINGTON — About 225 million electronic devices across the United States will wail and buzz this afternoon as the...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item...
1863: President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day. 1995: The jury in the O.J....
• Singer India.Arie, 43. • Actress Neve Campbell, 45. • Singer Gwen Stefani, 49. • Actor Clive Owen, 54. • Rock...
• The Montour Township Board of Supervisors will hold a budget workshop Thursday at 4 p.m. • PennDOT is inviting the...
More rabid raccoons found PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that two more...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-3-5-17-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-4, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-5-9, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-0-1-6...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — A bicyclist was struck by an 84-year-old driver near the Columbia County Prison on Tuesday morning, town...
Good news, Salem Township residents! You can once again drop off your recycling at the Department of Public Works...
MAHONING TWP. — A nurse took anti-anxiety pills from a medication cart at the Danville State Hospital on Sept. 7,...

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Avid hunter, fisherman was talented builder
Miles L. Long, 81, of Muncy, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Muncy. Born...
Hobby was collecting salt and pepper shakers
Doris A. (Snyder) Adams, age 79, of 2480 Second St., Bloomsburg (Espy), died at her home at 7:28 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1,...
Assisted with the operation of the family farm
Dorethea L. (Hess) Dohl, 66, of Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 1, 2018, at her home. She had...
Enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and puzzles
Jean L. Schenck, 78, of Danville, passed away at Geisinger Medical Center on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. She was born on...
BERWICK — A man who was arguing with his girlfriend threatened to kill her, then choked her until she couldn’t breathe...
BERWICK — Police caught two women with drug paraphernalia after their driver was pulled over in the 800 block of North...
Oakley M. Winters Michael and Jessica (Fundock) Winters of Berwick are the parents of a son, Oakley Michael, born...
• Maxine Hornberger, formerly of Slabtown, will celebrate her birthday Friday, Oct. 5. Cards may be sent to Geisinger...
SCOTT TWP. — A New Jersey man allegedly furnished alcohol to a minor as an act “of kindness,” according to court...
BERWICK — A woman whose 5-year-old daughter was twice found roaming the streets in the early morning saw her hearing...
DENVER (AP) — About 1,000 people had to cut short their visit to the Denver Zoo after someone threatened to crash an...
 
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ELYSBURG — The ever-popular Covered Bridge and Arts Festival returns to Knoebels Amusement Resort this week. The event...
ESPY — The Columbia/ Montour Aging Office Inc. is sponsoring an Apple Harvest Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Espy...
BLOOMSBURG — Lions Gate Apartments, Southeastern, Pennsylvania, was awarded the following judgments in landlord/tenant...

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Our family was kicked out of a local dance studio. We chose this dance studio because it markets itself with a mission...
In the 1940s and ’50s it wasn’t uncommon to see hitchhikers thumbing for a ride. Many were military men with knapsacks...
CNN is broadcasting the 12th and final season of “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” which was in the works when the show...
I watched all the testimony on Thursday between Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, the prospective nominee for...
A letter to the editor Sept. 29 began with the following statement: “This letter is written as an objection/protest to...
When our lawn mower broke and wouldn’t run, my wife kept hinting to me that I should get it fixed. But somehow I always...
 
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CATAWISSA — A Bloomsburg woman who became combative with officers Sept. 15 entered a plea agreement with police that...
SELINSGROVE — State Police are requesting assistance in locating a driver who they say hit a vehicle from behind on...
BLOOMSBURG — Three free films, all open to the public, are scheduled at Bloomsburg University as part of the Green...
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger Hospice is offering educational/support meetings for those in the community who are newly...

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EAA Fellow Dr. Rich Robbins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Robbins of Bloomsburg, has been selected as an Excellence in...
WWII veterans to dine out Thursday ESPY — Susquehanna Valley World War II Veterans will meet for their monthly...
 
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DALMATIA — Cyril and Sarah Shaffer stood inside Geisinger Medical Center on Monday, unable to touch their 7-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, the company that transformed the way we shop for just about everything, is jumping out ahead of...
GPS units stolen from parking lot VALLEY TWP. — Someone stole GPS units and other items from two vehicles at the Red...

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“The summer of 2018 was a relatively hot one, delivering four heat waves. The longest lasted seven days in late June...
POINT TWP. — A girl suffered a minor injury in a two-vehicle crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer Tuesday...
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate found passed out and unresponsive in a jail block bathroom last spring is now charged with...
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Injury could affect Steelers running back’s holdout
Any hope of recalcitrant running back Le’Veon Bell returning to the football field in the black and gold — or any other...
Around league, fan turnout was at its lowest since 2003
NEW YORK — Cincinnati catcher Tucker Barnhart could hear the difference at Great American Ball Park, one of six major...
NEW YORK — Now that the regular season is finally in the books, time to bestow baseball’s biggest individual prizes. It...
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, one season after he won the American League Manager of...
WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado at Chicago, (n) Wednesday, Oct. 3: Oakland (Hendriks 0-1) at New York (Severino...
NEW YORK — Luis Severino gets a wild-card do-over. After getting just one out for the New York Yankees against...
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NEW YORK — The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Ottawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tampa Bay 0 0 0...
PITTSBURGH — If Le’Veon Bell is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers later this month, he hasn’t let his teammates and...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes finally experienced some adversity on Monday night in Denver, when the offense had...
RENTON, Wash. — The NFL suspended Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks indefinitely on Tuesday after he pleaded...

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Oct. 3, 1988 • Bloomsburg University’s Alicia Terrizzi scores with 15 seconds remaining in the game to lift the...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled 2B Tony Renda and RHPs Marcus Walden, Chandler Shepherd and...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Thursday at Los Angeles -197/+182 Atlanta American League at New...
GOLF 9 p.m. GOLF — LPGA Tour, UL International Crown, first round, at Incheon, South Korea ——————————————— MLB 8 p....
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Lauren Bull had three goals and an assist to lead Central Columbia to a 5-1 win over Jersey Shore...
Today FIELD HOCKEY High school Berwick at Tunkhannock...... 4:15 p.m. Northwest at GAR............... 4:15 p.m....
College DIVISION II TOP 25 Record Pts Pvs 1. Minnesota State (28) 5-0 818 1 2. Grand Valley State (1) 5-0 778 3...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for years. We married young, and I’m the only man she has been with....
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 65-year-old male. I’ve had scoliosis since childhood. I experience stiffness, discomfort and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are curious and observant. You are also wise, witty and charming. Service to others will be...

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Keeping it classy with your Trump-themed student section during the Danville game, Central! It wasn’t surprising and...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are the results of the poultry judging at the Bloomsburg Fair. POULTRY • Modern Game (bantams) —...
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