Stories from Saturday, August 3, 2019

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Police: Chain-reaction crash damaged six vehicles during trip to Berwick-area garage
SALEM TWP. — A man following his daughter to a garage crashed a car into the rear of the vehicle she was driving,...
Challenge eyed to save monthly cash for poor, disabled
HARRISBURG — Payments have ended under a Depression-era program that provided about $200 a month to poor or disabled...
Owner of beleaguered Benton-area Mill Race seeks help clearing creek
BENTON TWP. — After facing floodwater, a tornado and a raging fire in the course of one year, Mill Race Golf Course is...
Police: Man lured mentally challenged woman to vacant Bloom home with room labeled ‘The Sex Cave’
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless man wanted in New Jersey for sex crimes has been charged with sexually assaulting a mentally-...

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1958: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater. 1981: U.S...
• NFL quarterback Tom Brady, 42. • Actor Isaiah Washington, 56. • Actor Jay North (TV: “Dennis the Menace”), 68...
Fly-In or Drive-In Breakfast: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Bloomsburg Airport; safety seminar 11-12. Nescopeck Township Fire...
Trump minimizes missile tests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by...
• Bloomsburg’s Municipal Authority is planning a sewer replacement project on Eighth Street; contractors are invited to...
Man charged in fire deaths PALMER (AP) — A Bethlehem man has been charged with killing a 97-year-old woman and her son...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-18-20-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-5; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-5-4; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-6-...
 
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Drew, we hardly knew you. Soap opera news outlets report Emmy-winning actor Billy Miller, 39, has wrapped his role on...
SHAMOKIN — State and local fire investigators say the blaze that killed a 23-year-old woman here Tuesday was sparked by...
BERWICK — A father and son stopped by police in the 200 block of Line Street around 7:10 p.m. on July 2 are facing...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit failed to negotiate a curve...
MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP — A 3.2-mile widening and resurfacing project on Route 339 here will continue next week, PennDOT said...
 
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TOLEDO, Ohio — A financial rescue for Ohio’s nuclear plants and two coal-fired plants that will force the state’s...
MIFFLINVILLE — A woman allegedly had 19 packets of fentanyl stamped “ Mike Tyson ” July 26 before police transported...
STILLWATER — Work to replace a bridge on Route 487 that spans a tributary to Fishing Creek will continue next week,...
 
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Consumers affected by the 2017 Equifax data breach (that’s most U.S. adults who have credit) can get their names on the...
DANVILLE — The following landlord/tenant complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder....
SUNBURY — A Shickshinny woman borrowed a vehicle to run an errand, but kept it for a week, police said. On July 17,...
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man stopped by police at about 5:30 p.m. on June 29 for going through trash on Fairview Avenue...
 
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Northwest graduate was an inspiration
Debra Ismina Sorber, 65, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Debra was born Sept. 23, 1953, to...
Berwick native, professional big band singer
On Monday, July 22, 2019, Angela Conte, loving wife of Frank W. Conte and mother to four daughters, passed at the age...
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities said Friday they are looking to toxicology reports for clues to the death of Saoirse Kennedy...
Benton graduate, welder was outdoorsman
Chris Andrew Laubach, 56, of Berwick and formerly of Benton, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at his home. Born May 18,...
Use of $285G in grant money A $285,000 Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) grant received for...
Spencer Anne Beinhower Aaron and Lauren (Horne) Beinhower, Greencastle, are the parents of a daughter, Spencer Anne,...
 
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The mishandling and misuse of consumer data has become one of the defining issues of the digital age. And so recent...
ROSE: “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” So went the melancholic line from a World War I barracks song,...
Not long ago a young woman and a middle aged man, both from our community, were involved in an auto accident in front...
In Pennsylvania today, 70 percent of all children under the age of six have all parents in the workforce. Because of...
Science. Evidence. Facts. Do these even matter anymore in U.S. policy? They should — especially when it comes to issues...
You can retire to the Deep South where... 1. You can rent a movie and buy bait in the same store. 2 “Y’all” is...
 
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‘Inverted Jenny’ a fake
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Hopes by a small aviation museum in southwestern Iowa that a stamp in its possession was rare enough...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s state health department is barred from allowing public funds to pay for...
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry once again visited a site near Las Vegas where weapons-grade plutonium is stored and...
 
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“In July we had enough moisture and plenty of sunshine. This combination is needed for good growing conditions. There...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the...
 
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Tomlin: Ability to play multiple positions ‘an asset’
LATROBE — The message couldn’t have been clearer when the Pittsburgh Steelers called Sutton Smith on the final day of...
HOUSTON — Zack Greinke has admired the Houston Astros from afar. Now he gets to see them close up, and the newly...
CANTON, Ohio — At one end of the room sat Tony Gonzalez. All the way across it was Ed Reed. Sometimes in the past,...
 
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ATLANTA — Suspended Reds manager David Bell planned to watch Friday’s game in privacy after his wayward experience the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 69 39.639 — — 5-5 W-2 40-18 29-21 Tampa Bay 63 48.568 7½ — 7...
NEW YORK — Gleyber Torres hit a first-inning grand slam, left-hander James Paxton cruised after that and the New York...
BALTIMORE — Freddy Galvis had a home run among his three hits, Brandon Drury also went deep and Toronto beat Baltimore...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 9, Red Sox 4 Tampa Bay 130 003 011—9 12 0 Boston 200 010 100—4 10 0 McKay, Drake (6), N....
CLEVELAND — Yasiel Puig drove in his first two runs for Cleveland, Mike Clevinger won his fifth consecutive decision...
PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte’s three-run homer in the seventh inning broke open a tight game and Pittsburgh snapped New...
CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona returned Friday, a day after missing a game because of surgery for...
CHICAGO — Javier B??ez homered and drove in three runs, and Chicago beat Milwaukee. José Quintana pitched solidly into...
GREENSBORO, N.C. —Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into...
 
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Aug. 3
Aug. 3, 1989 • Scott Mahdik hits a three-run home run, part of a 10-run seventh inning, and Natrona Heights erases a...
AUTO RACING 5:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: The Hungarian Grand Prix, practice session 3, Hungary 8:55 a.m. ESPN2 —...
Today No events scheduled
Rolling Pines WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 18 W L Jim Chyko/Dan Phillips 41 23 Shawn Joline/Pete Austin 39 25...
BERWICK — The last sign-up date for Berwick Area Little League’s fall baseball/ softball teams will be held Monday from...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Aug. 1 Squad 1: Tom Arnold, 25. Squad 2: Howard Broychus, 24. Squad 3:...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -132/+122 Milwaukee New York -130/+120 at Pittsburgh at...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Heath Hembree on the 10-day IL. Placed LHP David Price on the...
 
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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The man with the most invested in the success or failure of the Kansas City Chiefs stood beside a...
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. —The Chicago Bears’ offense hasn’t progressed to a point where it can consistently beat the defense...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed safety Johnathan Cyprien and released safety Godwin Igwebuike....
 
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425 W. 5th St. Nescopeck has had trash and ashes in front and back yard and front and back porch for over a year. Corey...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lupita Nyong’o remembers clearly the first time she touched a giraffe. She was 5, and it was part of...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am a 15-year-old girl who wants to become a vegetarian. I don’t exactly know why. I only know I want to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest batch of tariffs that President Donald Trump plans to impose on Chinese goods would likely...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are crystal clear about your motives and plans. Personally, you are witty, friendly and...
 

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TODAY Parish picnic, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 304 Slabtown Road, Slabtown, 6-11 p.m., ethnic food, dancing,...
Pilgrimage set to Centralia church CENTRALIA — On the grounds and in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary...