Stories from Monday, October 8, 2018

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14-year overseer welcomes challenge, points to record
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Sheriff Tim Chamberlain will challenge longtime Bloomsburg Fair security boss William...
Suspect allegedly had heroin, weed and beer in his van
NUMIDIA — A man with heroin, marijuana and beer in his van took off running wearing a bloodied shirt after allegedly...
New owners of Bloom business switching to chemical-free process
BLOOMSBURG — The new owners of a dry cleaner here say they’re aiming to make their business more environmentally...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Mifflinville man stopped for drunken driving reportedly told police he’d learned his lesson: next...
Police: Victim said man was high during fight
BERWICK — A woman told police her boyfriend threatened to “blow her head off with his gun” if she went to police after...

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1945: President Harry S. Truman told a press conference in Tiptonville, Tennessee, that the secret scientific knowledge...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Brookside Drive, Danville. Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater...
• Actor Angus T. Jones, 25. • Singer-songwriter-producer Bruno Mars, 33. • Actor-screenwriter Matt Damon, 48. •...
• Mount Pleasant Township’s meeting schedule for 2019 can be found in today’s Public Notices; the proposed budget for...
20 die when limo crashes SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine on its way to a birthday party blew a stop sign at the end...
Crash of pickup, rig kills two TANNERSVILLE (AP) — A crash of a tractor trailer and a pickup truck in the Poconos on...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-09-12-15-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-6-7, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-...


 
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Montour Township is hosting a community night from 5:30-7:30 tonight at the Perry Avenue lot across from the county...
BERWICK — A 38-year-old man was jailed Friday night after allegedly choking a woman. Police were called to 605 LaSalle...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Tom Wolf was in the midst of telling a Democratic Party dinner crowd last month how important it is...


 
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Former BU library employee enjoyed gardening
Josephine M. Crossley, age 76, of Bloomsburg passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, a patient of Geisinger Medical...
Retired seamstress taught Sunday school
Elmira M. Kishbaugh, 87, of Berwick passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born...
Are America’s employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire? The U.S. economy has become a seemingly...
SEATTLE (AP) — Facial recognition technology is being used to increase security at one Seattle school, but the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Wilson, who played the murderer Richard Hickock in 1967’s “In Cold Blood” and was a series...


 
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Q. I have been taking conjugated linoleic acid three times a day for several years to combat belly fat. Could you tell...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Big real estate developers like Donald Trump have long benefited from a myriad of legal loopholes and...
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Love him or hate him, there’s no denying Christopher Columbus was a significant figure in world history. His reputation...
Ambition tips scale
As Michael Rubinkam of the Associated Press reported in detail last week, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro...
“I knew I was going to be in trouble.” Jonathan Harris Accused in the strangulation death of a model saying that he...


 
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“Since Hurricane Florence did its dirty work in the Carolinas, things have been quiet in the Atlantic basin. However, a...
Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on dozens of federal cases pitting the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —The president of the Mormon church reiterated Sunday that he wants members, the media and others...
PITTSBURGH (AP) —It was a lovely night for a “Dead” resurrection. Fifty years after George A. Romero’s “Night of the...
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DOVER, Del. — Chase Elliott pulled away to win in overtime Sunday at Dover International Speedway for an automatic...
Texas, UCF enter top 10; SEC has 8 ranked
Notre Dame moved into the top five, Texas and UCF reached the top 10 and the Southeastern Conference placed a season-...
Philly’s loss to Vikings drops champs to 2-3
PHILADELPHIA — Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, Linval Joseph returned a fumble 64 yards for a score...
Steelers put together complete performance
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown connected on two second-half touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers...
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East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div New England 3 2 0.600 133 108 3-0-0 0-2-0 3-1-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 Miami 3 2 0....
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Josh Rosen threw a 75-yard touchdown pass to fellow rookie Christian Kirk on Arizona’s first play...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Isaiah Crowell ran for a franchise-record 219 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown, and Sam...
CLEVELAND — Rookie Greg Joseph’s 37-yard field goal — that barely cleared the crossbar — with two seconds left in...
SEATTLE — Todd Gurley rushed for three touchdowns, Jared Goff passed for 321 yards and a score, and Los Angeles...
DETROIT — Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and LeGarrette Blount ran for two scores, lifting Detroit to a...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Turns out Kansas City can play a little defense, too. The Chiefs’ beleaguered bunch forced...
CINCINNATI — Michael Johnson returned an interception for the tying score, and Sam Hubbard went 19 yards with a fumble...
CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers threw for 339 yards and two touchdowns, leading Los Angeles to a victory over Oakland...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Stephen Hauschka hit a 46-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Buffalo to a win over Tennessee...
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WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Wednesday, Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2 ————— DIVISION...
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge walked past Boston’s Fenway Park clubhouse early Sunday morning, Frank Sinatra’s rendition of “...
BY KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON — Ask any Houston Astro and they’ll say the same thing: Alex Bregman was...
DENVER — Wade Miley pitched masterfully into the fifth inning before turning it over to a lights-out Milwaukee bullpen...
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MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG American League at NEW YORK -170/+158 Boston at CLEVELAND -117/+107 Houston NHL...
MLB 1:30 p.m. TBS — AL Division Series, Game 3, Houston at Cleveland 4:30 p.m. FS1 — NL Division Series, Game 4, L....
Oct. 8, 1988 • The longest losing streak in the history of major college football ends after 44 games and five years,...
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through...
Gander Outdoors 400 Sunday At Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 mile Starting position in...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 3 2 1 0 4 13 13 Montreal 2 1 0 1 3 7 4 Ottawa 2 1...
Today FIELD HOCKEY High school Berwick at Lehighton..................4 p.m. Milton at Danville...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Andrei Svechnikov got his first career goal to snap tie...
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Hemlock Township Roadmaster! What is it going to take to get the pavement markings placed on Mitchell Drive? Someone is...
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... son of Steve and Andrea Lowe, Danville, turned 9 on Saturday. Grandparents are Ed and Joann Haladay, Danville, and...
... son of Brit and Jess Rider, Millville, turned 6 on Oct. 4. His grandparents are John and Penni Hockenbrough,...
... son of Crystal and John Comuntzis, Berwick is 5 today. Grandparents are Connie and D.J. Comuntzis, Shickshinny, and...
... daughter of Polly Starr and Jason and Helen Starr, all of Bloomsburg, will turn 11 Wednesday. Grandparents are Tom...
It’s no wonder leading men from Emilio Estevez to Hugh Grant have swooned over her. Actress Andie MacDowell remains...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are tactful, level-headed, shrewd and intelligent. You are also competitive and have a...
DEAR ABBY: My best friend of 40 years and her boyfriend live several states away from my husband and me. Every winter...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have hyperhidrosis and want to know what, if anything, I can do to alleviate this condition. I am 71...