Stories from Thursday, August 1, 2019

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Mifflin worker accused of stashing merchandise, under-ringing prices
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Walmart employee allegedly spent months hiding merchandise around the store, then under-ringing those...
Catawissa meat market’s new owner cooked up a fresh name
CATAWISSA — Gary Gallup left an 18-year career as an agricultural engineering technician on a bit of a whim recently to...
Musicians hid under stage at garlic festival shooting
SAN JOSE, California — Bloomsburg native Bill Weir and his band had just launched into an encore of Grand Funk Railroad...
Judge: Danville man violated ‘no-contact’ order
DANVILLE — A Derry Township man, charged with violating a “no-contact” order by yelling at his ex-wife, told a judge on...
Auxiliary Air Force branch offers free flying lessons in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — After nearly 70 years, the Civil Air Patrol is coming back to Bloomsburg. Calling it “America’s best-kept...

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Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m....
1957: The United States and Canada announced they had agreed to create the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD...
• Actor Jason Momoa, 40. • Actress Tempestt Bledsoe, 46. • Rapper Coolio, 56. • Actor Giancarlo Giannini, 77.
Four more die in Brazil riot RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly clash between prison...
• Nescopeck borough’s 2018 year-end audit is complete and available for public review. • Triple F Flying Inc, intends...
Tree falls on home, kills man TRAFFORD (AP) — Authorities say a man died after a tree at least 75 feet tall fell onto...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-8-20-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-9, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-8-2, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-8-4-...
 
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Children will be busting muttons, adults will be hustling through a farmer’s triathlon, and there will be plenty of...
SCOTT TWP. — A Rite Aid manager accused of stealing $1,030 and cigarettes from the business says he’s sorry and hopes...
BERWICK — A man who hit a 13-year-old boy in the face during a domestic dispute let his charges be moved on to county...
SCOTT TWP. — Two men were cited for underage drinking early Monday at 3101 Columbia Blvd. here, district court papers...

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Vet, home health R.N., volunteer, theatre lover
Michele D. Kessler, age 63, left this life on Monday, July 22, 2019, in the presence of her loving family. She had...
Avid Eagles fan loved crosswords, ‘Cake Boss’
Helen R. (Gleason) Phillips, 71, of Nescopeck Township, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Berwick Retirement...
Veteran, educator, coach, avid sportsman
Jerry Dean Fritz, 79, of Route 118 Highway, Benton, died Tuesday morning, July 30, 2019, at the Gatehouse Inpatient...
Longtime Lewisburg federal corrections officer
Kenneth (Chub) Herman Treon, age 78, of Sunbury, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born...
Electrician, NASCAR fan, avid flower gardener
Jack Goodwin Driggers, age 81, 46 Oak St., Danville, died at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical...
Former Mocanaqua resident, native of Poland
Helen Kubasek, 89, formerly of Mocanaqua, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Passaic, N.J. She...
Private services held at family’s convenience
On July 24, 2019, Glen Milroy passed from this world. He is survived by wife, Sandie; son, Corey and wife, Cindy;...
PHOENIX (AP) — A tenacious 12-year-old reporter who made national headlines for her confrontation with a marshal in an...
Liam J. Young Deven Richard and Jessica Leigh (Kishbach) Young, Mifflinville, are the parents of a son, Liam James,...
Bloomsburg Town Manager’s salary Bloomsburg’s Town Manager Lisa Dooley will be paid $89,545. The annual salary listed...

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YORK HAVEN (AP) —Environmental advocates and an energy company said Wednesday they reached an agreement to clean up and...
DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community Foundation announced scholarship awards for local graduates, thanks to many...
DANVILLE — A Sunbury man busted with cocaine, marijuana and LSD during a traffic stop in Mahoning Township was...
HAZLETON — Huey 823, a fully restored UH-1H helicopter, will touch down at the airport here Saturday, giving residents...

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SEATTLE — The U.S. has recorded nearly 20 mass killings so far this year, the majority of them domestic violence...
NEW YORK (AP) — Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater and won a...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday the troubled festival that...
“Yesterday turned out to be nicer than was forecast. A cold front with its cloudy thundershowers picked up speed and...
 
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Chocolate ??clair Cake is a dessert classic; this no-bake cake features layers of store-bought vanilla pudding and Cool...
The quintessential American sandwich loaf — tall and domed, with a fine, snowy-white crumb and a light brown crust — is...
This quinoa side dish features Southwestern flavors, adding jalapenos, lime and corn. You will need an oval slow cooker...
 
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DETROIT — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the...

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These summer days are just prime for salads, from lettuce, tomatoes, and onions to cukes or radishes, they all get...
NEW YORK — For his latest TV show, famed chef Gordon Ramsay has definitely left the comforting familiarity of his...
I love to grill, and barbecue, and I have devoted my career to outdoor cooking for more than two decades. In that time...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Jeet Heer of The Nation the morning after Tuesday’s Democratic debate....
OK, before we take another look at that bullet hole in a Columbia County Courthouse ceiling, let’s be clear about...
Reading Tuesday’s July 30 letter by John Shannon, I could not help noticing the lack of factual information and his...
Two economic stories received big headlines the week of July 4. The Dow Jones industrial average hit a record high and...
You can retire to Arizona where … 1. You are willing to park three blocks away from your house because you found shade...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in a decade to try to...
Yaks charge hiker in Massachusetts WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Three yaks that charged a hiker in Massachusetts...

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Anyone remember going to Guinan’s and getting passes for Saturday morning matinees at The Strand?Or drive-ins Garden or...
 
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To Wayne from Berwick, renters on public assistance (welfare) are not eligible for a rent rebate. Page 4 of the...
DEAR ABBY: My father’s behavior has been very peculiar lately. He and Mom have been married for 45 years. Of course,...
BORN TODAY You are warm and friendly. Because you are a natural leader, others look to you for guidance and help. This...
DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you addressed the costs of vaginal Premarin but did not mention the risks...

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Moms of the dead from drugs decry stigma surrounding addiction
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — The moms meet in a parking lot overlooking the little funeral home and watch mourners drifting...
The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any...
 
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Yellowjackets play a supportive role in gardening but can be dangerous around families and pets. People sensitive to...
Topiary is the art of growing trees and shrubs as living sculptures — cubes, spheres, obelisks, animal shapes or...

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Where Judy goes, chaos follows. If only widow Jen ( Christina Applegate ) had listened to Judy’s ( Linda Cardellini )...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Andy Borowitz is bringing the funny to staid PBS. The creator of “The Fresh Prince of Bel...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mario Lopez apologized Wednesday for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “...

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Astros bolster rotation with trade of Greinke
Out of nowhere, the Houston Astros got a huge head start on October. On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades...
DENVER — From the moment he played his first pickup game on a steamy summer day in the three-stoplight town of Folkston...
Both teams behave day after brawl
CINCINNATI — Clint Hurdle and David Bell had little interaction while exchanging lineup cards one day after their teams...
LATROBE — Cam Heyward was exaggerating when the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle referred to safety Terrell Edmunds...
 

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CINCINNATI — Major League Baseball is reviewing video of the latest fight between the Pirates and Reds, with Pittsburgh...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 68 39.636 — — 4-6 W-1 39-18 29-21 Tampa Bay 61 48.560 8 ½ 5-...
NEW YORK — Austin Romine hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat Arizona 7-5...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Freddy Galvis and rookie Bo Bichette hit solo home runs to lead Toronto over Kansas City for a three-...
MIAMI — Jose Berrios struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings and the Minnesota hit three homers in a win over...
PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Samardzija tossed three-hit ball over six scoreless innings, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Kevin...
DENVER — Will Smith hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning to break open a scoreless game to lead Los Angeles...
CLEVELAND — Roberto Pérez homered twice, Carlos Santana and Jason Kipnis each hit a three-run shot and Cleveland capped...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 6, Red Sox 5 Tampa Bay 001 032 000—6 12 0 Boston 201 020 000—5 13 1 Morton, Kolarek (5),...
WASHINGTON — Josh Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th, and Atlanta pulled out a victory...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jake Rogers, Brandon Dixon and Gordon Beckham went deep, Daniel Norris picked up his first win since...
 

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From the Associated Press BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield didn't hesitate to answer when asked what areas of his game he...

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Today in Sports History
Aug. 1, 1989 • Ken Caminiti laces three hits, including a two-run single, to lead the Houston Astros past the...
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BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Chandler Shepherd to Norfolk (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX —...
P-Nut Bowl WEDNESDAY ADULT/JUNIOR Week 10 Team W L Thunderbowlers 23.5 12.5 Badgers 21.5 14.5 Question Mark 21...
Rolling Pines THURSDAY MORNING LADIES July 30 First flight Low gross: Lisa Waugh, 44. Low net: Darlene Kocher and...
AUTO RACING 7 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series: qualifying, Rossburg, Ohio 9 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Gander...
The MVP Sports Academy has openings for players in its Lade Blue Jacket 18U girls fastpitch travel team. For more...
 

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