Stories from Friday, August 2, 2019

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Would-be buyer rues costs as Berwick eatery owners shelve retirement
BERWICK — After 25 years in the pizza business, Joey and Mari Scicchitano felt it was time to retire and move to their...
Widow takes up mission to serve service people in Scott Township
SCOTT TWP. — A World War II veterans organization celebrated the birthdays of two of its members Thursday in a...
BLOOMSBURG — Close to a half a million dollars in state grant funding is coming soon for Columbia County flooding...
Alleged victim did not appear for hearing
BLOOMSBURG — A harassment case against an Aristes woman was dropped Wednesday when the alleged victim chose not to...
MAHONING TWP. — A registered nurse stole prescription medication from Danville State Hospital, Kirkbride Drive, while...

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1939: Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt urging creation of an atomic weapons research...
• Actress Hallie Eisenberg, 27. • TV meteorologist Dylan Dreyer (TV: “Today”), 38. • Actor Edward Furlong, 42. •...
Blood Drive: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hughesville High School, 349 Cemetery St., Hughesville. Montour Delong Fair: Fish...
Trump targets four Dems CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a revved-up rally Thursday in Cincinnati by...
• The Five County Solid Waste plan, comprised of Columbia, Montour, Union, Snyder and Lycoming Counties, is undergoing...
Cat cools off in family pool BRADYS BEND (AP) — A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-16-23-25-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-3, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-1-6, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-7-4...

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Last Friday April Warrick of Danville did what no American woman had done before — she completed a 9.3-mile swim from...
MONTOUR TWP. — A trailer fire on Rupert Road around 4 p.m. Thursday saw some hay and straw destroyed, but there were no...
WILKES-BARRE — A man set fire to his partner’s underwear because he thought the man was cheating on him, police told a...
Man allegedly stole vehicle MUNCY — A Turbotville man without a driver’s license allegedly used an unregistered,...

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Lifelong Columbia County resident, Navy vet
Keith R. Pealer, 91, of Bloomsburg, and formerly of Orangeville, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at...
Former Salem Twp. man worked family farm
Harold R. Nevel, 89, formerly of Salem Township, died Wednesday morning, July 31, 2019, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Shirley D. (Sheldon) Clapp, age 96, of Danville, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, a patient of the Geisinger...
Swayzee L. Hinds Howard and Madison (Arrowood) Hinds, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Swayzee Lyn, born...
Board searching for incoming director
LEWISBURG — After 38 years at SEDA-Council of Governments, Executive Director Bill Seigel is retiring. Seigel, the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger who plan to have his remains exhumed as...
DANVILLE — A man accused of planting a camera inside a teen girl’s bedroom and downloading child pornography will...
RALPHO TWP. — The bridge replacement project on Penn Avenue here is finished, and the bridge is open to traffic,...

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Chuck Lorre is bringing his take on immigrant life in America to CBS, and claims it has...
Eagle Project comes to end after two years
BERWICK — A ribbon-cutting ceremony at a tiny house on Monroe Street yesterday marked the end of a years-long...
A former Shamokin Area School Board member accused of ethics violations has been freed from the Northumberland County...
WILKES-BARRE — Keith St. Peter is the new news director for WBRE-TV, WYOU-TV, Eyewitness News and Pahomepage.com...
BLOOMSBURG — All 24 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be in compliance with the State...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from an analysis of Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate by Jeet Heer of The Nation;...
ROSE: Raise your glass to those members of the community-minded cleanup crew who took part in the new Libations and...
Send Mitch McConnell back to Kentucky and Donald Trump back to New Jersey or Palm Beach. Why? • With both houses and...
Republican New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is no right-wing bomb thrower. Like most New England Republicans, he’s in...
You can retire to New York City where... 1. You say “the city” and expect everyone to know you mean Manhattan. 2....
“Increasingly, deaths in urban areas are starting to look brown and black.” Dr. Daniel Ciccarone A drug policy expert...
 
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Their career has got “Legs.” ZZ Top is marking 50 years of music with a tour this year, according to Sirius XM host...
Trump says he’ll put tariffs on remaining Chinese imports WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump intensified pressure...

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ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and...
The makers of “Fast & Furious” have opted to combine two of the series’ supporting standouts, Dwayne Johnson’s U.S...
The famous — or infamous — sat across from newsman Mike Wallace during his seven-decade career. And he made ’em squirm...
LOS ANGELES — When Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox recorded “Sisters Are Doin’ it For Themselves” in 1985, the Queen...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a magnetic personality, which draws people to you. Personally, you are compassionate,...
HARRISBURG — Opiate overdoses fell last year in Pennsylvania, but the state is still offering new programs to further...
HAZLETON — State Police here will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in southern Luzerne County today, Saturday and...
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 22-28. Listings include the week’s ranking...

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WASHINGTON — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump ’...
“The Atlantic basin’s tropical storm and hurricane season peaks in mid-September. Activity is picking up. Two stormy...
Department of Community and Economic Development grants flooding projects approved • SEDA-COG — $25,000 for a...
 
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Pirates’ Kela banned 10 games, Reds’ Garrett gets 8
NEW YORK — Pittsburgh pitcher Keone Kela was been suspended for 10 games, wild-swinging Cincinnati reliever Amir...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The former head football coach at a Kansas community college where a defensive lineman died of...
Realmuto a triple shy of cycle as Phils rip Giants
PHILADELPHIA — J.T. Realmuto answered the challenge. Realmuto hit a three-run homer and fell a triple shy of the cycle...
BALTIMORE — Combining instinct and tireless film study with an unyielding urge to be a difference maker, Ed Reed...
 
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BOSTON — The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are setting their sights on an AL wild-card berth, and they...
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 63 48.568 7 — 7-...
CHICAGO — Zack Wheeler is still a Met, which makes him part of a suddenly dominant starting rotation. A day after the...
ST. LOUIS — Jack Flaherty struck out nine in seven strong innings and Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer as St. Louis...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 8, Red Sox 5 Tampa Bay 140 001 200—8 12 1 Boston 001 100 300—5 12 0 Kittredge, Yarbrough (3),...
CLEVELAND — Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine...
MIAMI — Newly acquired Twins reliever Sam Dyson blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning, then Harold Ramirez hit a...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Matt Chapman hit a two-run home run off struggling closer Josh Hader in the eighth inning to break...
CHICAGO — Danny Farquhar, who suffered a brain hemorrhage in the Chicago White Sox dugout last season, has rejoined the...
BALTIMORE — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two of his team’s five home runs to back a solid performance by fellow rookie...
 
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Aug. 2
Aug. 2, 1989 • Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Rulon Jones, the Denver Broncos’ all-time sacks leader, retires a day...
Today No events scheduled
Rolling Pines WEDNESDAY MORNING SENIOR LEAGUE July 31 W L Team 10 36 24 Team 3 35.5 24.5 Team 5 33 27 Team 9...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 12 a.m. (Saturday) FS2 — Great Western Sydney at Sydney ——————————————— AUTO RACING 4:55...
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Pittsburgh RHP Keone Kela 10 games, Cincinnati LHP Amir Garrett eight...
BEAR GAP — The Hellbender 5k and half marathon will be held at the Weiser State Forest on Aug. 18. Registration is at...
For the Press Enterprise GREENWOOD TWP. — The Greenwood Valley Action Track will host its seventh annual Kid’s Night...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -135/+125 Milwaukee New York -120/+110 at Pittsburgh at...
Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio. Aug. 8-12 — First preseason weekend. Aug. 29 — Final preseason games...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Le’Veon Bell firmly believes he made the right decision, refusing to second-guess missing a season...
METAIRIE, La. — Saints receiver Michael Thomas took extra time after his first practice of training camp to catch...
Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall...

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I would like to thank the good citizens of Bloomsburg who turned in the evidence of the scumbag who mistreated that dog...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I saw something shocking, and I need help. While working at my job at a hospital, I saw the man my mother...
2/FRIDAY Montour Delong Fair, Aug. 2-3, fairgrounds, 2628 Broadway Road, Danville. Parish Picnic, Our Lady of Mercy...
“Stars Rising,” local young talent showcase, Aug., 6, 7 p.m., Danville Memorial Park. Spirit of Swing, Aug. 7, 7 p.m...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a strong history of premature heart disease in my family, and I have been having some unpleasant...
Something Grimm: Tales from the Brothers G, BTE, through Aug. 4, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; 570...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville. “...

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