Stories from Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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Probe finds stray bullet likely caused courthouse hole, but not whose gun
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s district attorney has concluded that a gun probably was discharged in a men’s room at...
Berwick church women churn out specialties and have faith that tradition will continue
BERWICK — It’s 1 p.m. on a Thursday, and the kitchen at St. Joseph’s Church is filled with the fragrance of roasted...
Bloom council votes to put update on hold
BLOOMSBURG — A proposed amendment to the town’s floodplain ordinance met with repeated resistance from residents at a...
He allegedly punched Samaritan coming to his girlfriend’s defense
BERWICK — A good Samaritan who tried to defend a woman being harangued by her boyfriend at the library was knocked...
Suspect is locked up on new heroin charges in addition to assault and intimidation cases
SCOTT TWP. — A man who’s been in and out of jail over the past two weeks was locked up again late Saturday — this time...

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• Country singer-musician Zac Brown, 41. • Actor Dean Cain, 53. • Actor Wesley Snipes, 57. • Entrepreneur Mark...
• The Bloomsburg Municipal Authority will accept bids for a sewer replacement project on Eighth Street in Bloomsburg...
Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Preschool Storytime: 10 a...
1961: IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter with its distinctive “typeball.” 1964: The American space probe...
Cathedral adds mini-golf LONDON (AP) — Putts are joining prayers at Britain’s Rochester Cathedral, where a mini-golf...
Father dies rescuing son ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania father died while rescuing his son...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-13-14-17-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-5, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-2-2, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-8-...
 
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Kids and adults are invited to Jackson Mansion, 344 Market St., Berwick, on Tuesday for the combined National Night Out...
SHAMOKIN — A 23-year-old woman died in a fire Tuesday in a rowhome on North Franklin Street here. Brea Scandle was...
BLOOMSBURG — United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties reaffirmed its commitment to educate more kids, lift families...
HAZLETON — The Wings of Freedom Tour featuring World War II bombers and fighters is scheduled to land at the airport...

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Native of Australia, longtime Bloom resident
Maureen F. Brobst-Kindt, age 91, formerly of Bloomsburg, died at 3:51 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019, at the Emmanuel...
Former Bloom business owner enjoyed travel
Helen J. (Krawizcki) Speer, age 90, formerly of 170 Hemlock St., Bloomsburg (Fernville), died at 6:06 p.m. on Tuesday,...
Bloom woman was former nursing home aide
Barbara J. (Keller) Johns, age 78, of 4276 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died at 11:47 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019, at...
Avid sports fan worked for Geisinger Health
Janis L. Deivert, 72, of Tenth Street, Northumberland, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center...
Bloom Milco employee assisted on family farm
Harriet B. (Reichard) Derr, age 98, formerly of Derr’s Road, Bloomsburg, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at...
Memorial service announced for La. woman
Grace Jamison VanEpps Welliver, age 91, died peacefully at Park Provence Memory Care in Slidell, La., on Sunday, June...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Jack Goodwin Driggers, age 81, of 46 Oak St., Danville, died Tuesday afternoon, July 30, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical...
HELSINKI (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial in Sweden opened Tuesday, a month...
They are his granddaughters Bloomsburg Town Park Improvement Association President Chuck Wagner was posing with his...

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LEWISBURG — The 2019-20 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will include 25...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Longtime PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said she’s ready to face more budget fights and...
BOSTON (AP) — An archaeological dig in Boston’s historic Chinatown has been cut short after it turned up a 1980s music...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Danville man seen driving erratically on his way to pick up his girlfriend, who was drinking at Quaker...

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Last year, the Supreme Court ruled that public sector employees like me, who are not union members, don’t have to pay...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from an essay by Bob McManus, a contributing editor of City Journal. Al Sharpton has been...
Somewhere in America there might be a boss who actually enjoys firing subordinates. But you’d probably have a better...
On the morning of July 25, the New York Times had several accounts expressing that Robert Mueller had utterly failed (...
Political pundits are asking two questions about the 2020 presidential contest: Can President Trump win Pennsylvania,...
I got gas today for $1.39. Unfortunately it was at Taco Bell.
 
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Ralpho Bridge Club lists scores ELYSBURG — Scores from the latest Tuesday Ralpho Library Bridge Club include: Glen...
WWII veterans to dine out Thursday ESPY — Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans will meet for lunch Thursday at the Espy...
BENTON — These programs are offered at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Rt. 487, Benton: • Thursday, 9-10 a.m., hiking...
BERWICK — Vicki and Scott Price were awarded Quilts of Valor on July 21. Their military stories follow: • Vicki Price...
McCormick family reunites July 20 BLOOMSBURG — The annual William R. McCormick reunion was held July 20 in Bloomsburg...
Graduates Recent local graduates of the University of Connecticut include Kyungmi Nadia Ayad, Shickshinny, Bachelor of...
 
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Theft from taxpayers is deeper than you think. Ex-township supervisor Linda Tarlecki has a list of co-conspirators....

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“With a new cold front crossing the state, your Wednesday will be cloudy, warm, and humid, with an occasional shower or...
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina woman says a porch pirate may have stolen a package containing nine tarantulas...
 
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Luxardos make most of Division I field hockey opportunities
For the Press Enterprise As far as triplet sisters Alex, Gabby and Dominique Luxardo are concerned, change is a pretty...
With two Women’s World Cup titles in hand, U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis says it’s time to move on. Ellis...
Farm work a good way for player to ‘clear mind’
LATROBE — James Washington needed a hard reset. His rookie year with the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t go as planned. And...
 
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NEW YORK — If Madison Bumgarner, Noah Syndergaard, Trevor Bauer, Mike Minor or Robbie Ray is going to get dealt to...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 67 39.632 — — 4-6 L-1 38-18 29-21 Tampa Bay 60 48.556 8 ½ 4-...
PHILADELPHIA — Drew Smyly tossed seven shutout innings and Rhys Hoskins homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a...
NEW YORK — Diamondbacks rookie Taylor Clarke was an impressive winner in his Yankee Stadium debut, five days after the...
CINCINNATI — Reds reliever Amir Garrett rushed the Pirates’ dugout and threw punches in the ninth inning, starting a...
MIAMI — Byron Buxton homered and Jake Odorizzi followed his worst big league start by pitching one-run ball into the...
CLEVELAND — Justin Verlander struck out 13 to reach double figures for the third straight start and sixth time this...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Blue Jays 7, Royals 3 Toronto 000 012 013—7 11 0 Kansas City 001 002 000—3 6 0 Pannone, Mayza (7),...
SAN DIEGO — Chris Davis hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning to snap an 0-for-18 slump, and Baltimore rallied...
CLEVELAND — Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer has been fined by Major League Baseball for heaving a ball from the pitcher’...
The past few weeks have been a blur to Zion Williamson. Picked No. 1 in the NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans....
 
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July 31
July 31, 1989 • Jose DeLeon strikes out eight batters to take the National League lead as the St. Louis Cardinals edge...
Today No events scheduled
Berwick Golf Club WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION Monday League July 29 Field tournament: Susan Schlotterbeck. Low gross...
GOLF 6 a.m. (Thursday) GOLF — LPGA Tour Golf: Women's British Open, first round, England ——————————————— HIGH SCHOOL...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Atlanta -124/+114 at Washington at Cincinnati -210/+190 Pittsburgh LA...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Scranton/WB (Yankees) 62 46.574 — Buffalo (Blue Jays) 56 52.519 6...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed OF Dwight Smith, Jr. on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Chandler...
July 31 — Last day during the season to trade a player. Aug. 18 — Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs at Williamsport, Pa....
BERWICK — Berwick Area Little League is holding sign-ups for fall baseball and softball for players ages 5-16 today...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Calvin Anderson was in middle school the first time he watched in amazement as a football teammate...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green had ankle surgery Tuesday and is expected to miss the start of the season, another...
INGLEWOOD, Calif. —The NFL committed the 2022 Super Bowl to the Los Angeles area back when the 298-acre stadium complex...
DAVIE, Fla. — Josh Rosen is looking like a backup, and the perennial problem of bad blocking has prompted a coaching...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Apple’s iPhone sales are still sputtering while the company tries to offset the decline by milking...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Devotional candles to St. Jude, the Holy Trinity and the Virgin of Guadalupe sit on a...
Common law marriage ends COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —The South Carolina Supreme Court has abolished common law marriages in...
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —A sewing mill that once promised 1,000 jobs for Tennessee but never made anything has been...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I spent the past 11 years in an emotionally and physically abusive on-again, off-again relationship. I...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m an 82-year-old man, taking 10 mg of atorvastatin daily. My HDL is 85, and my LDL is 46. I...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Since rapper Marcus Gray is a Christian, he surely knows the tale of David and Goliath. He acted it...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are friendly and optimistic. You are also creative, inventive and have a marvelous...
STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) —A New Hampshire police officer says the kitten he was trying to pick up in a parking lot turned...

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