Stories from Sunday, August 4, 2019

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Ex-podiatrist who admitted Rx scam accused of drunken outburst
BERWICK — A former podiatrist who recently pleaded guilty in a medication scam is in trouble again after Berwick Police...
Police: One arrested in massacre at border town shopping complex
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000...
Orangeville driver charged after March 11 crash, May 6 traffic stop, court records say
ORANGEVILLE — A man driving his pickup at 75 mph in a 40 mph zone was pulled over by State Police and charged with his...
Suspect accused of Walmart thefts, too
BUCKHORN — A Berwick man broke a window to gain access to a motorized home here, then ransacked it, removing over $200...

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• Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, the former actress Meghan Markle, 38. • Former race car driver Jeff Gordon, 48. •...
1790: The U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as President George Washington signed a measure authorizing a group of...
St. Joseph Church Italian Festival: 12-4 p.m., church grounds, 721 Monroe St., Berwick; music by Polka Punch. ARC...
Honduran leaders accused MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. federal prosecutors have accused the Honduran government of...
Spectator killed at track MECHANICSBURG (AP) — The coroner’s office said two sprint car drivers crashed into each...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-3-12-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-4, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-3-1, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-3-2-...
 
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WILLIAMSPORT — A Danville man was sentenced to six months probation for possession of ephedrine in Lycoming County...
This “little ditty” is headed to Broadway. Grammy-winning musician John Mellencamp, 67, is bringing his talents to the...
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man who claimed to be an off-duty New York City police officer when he reported being assaulted...
BERWICK — A Berwick resident who crashed into a Dumpster with his bicycle around 9:30 p.m. on July 3 near the...
Traffic stop leads to drug charges DANVILLE — A Sunbury man stopped for improper lighting after dark on July 12, had a...
 
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Celebration of Life service is announced
A Celebration of Life for Claire S. Sawyer, 76, of Danville, who passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019, will be held on...
Service announced for Roselyn Yarns retiree
George E. Stetler, 84, formerly of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at The Gardens at Millville, where...
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) —Three women killed when a Southern California sea cliff collapsed were members of a family...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Margaret “Peg” (Honors) Woznek, age 96, formerly of Bloomsburg, died at 4:11 am. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Providence...
Minor accused in playground blaze ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A minor has been arrested in connection with a playground...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii coffee farmers have filed a lawsuit against major retailers after they said scientific tests...
 
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“July temperatures were 4.6 degrees above normal, according to numbers from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport. “This...
BEAVER TWP. — Police are on the lookout for a thief who stole 150 feet of phone cable here last month. The crime...
 
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Geisinger Bloom honored for care BLOOMSBURG – Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital has been recognized for the safe and cost-...
Money is about more than numbers: emotions are often at play too. Just as you can seek professional help for unhealthy...
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the...
PITTSTON — VIA Public Media radio has begun broadcasting on 90.5 WVBU-FM as the first step in a collaboration with...
 
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I am writing in response to your editorial comments of Aug. 1 relating to my investigation of the origins of the...
ROSE: When it comes to flood relief, the seniority accumulated by state Sen. John Gordner and Rep. David Millard has...
Mitch McConnell, the most phlegmatic man in American politics, rarely gets riled up. But on Monday the Senate Majority...
The Postal Service has delivered small packages since the founding of the republic and in 1912 Congress specifically...
You can retire to Nebraska or Kansas where... 1. You’ve never met any celebrities, but the mayor knows your name. 2...
 
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We already knew Donald Trump is a cheater and liar. The Mueller report did however raise awareness of Russia’s meddling...
 
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Tunnel collapse cuts off water LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has issued a state emergency...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) —North Dakota retailers for the first time since statehood may open Sunday mornings but Jeff Hinz...
 
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2019 Lexus IS300
This week, we drive the 2019 Lexus IS300, a potent sedan that competes with the best in the business. Delivered with a...
: Hello Greg, I am a classic car lover with roots back to my granddad’s Henry J back in 1952. Can you tell me about the...
 
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Injured bald eagle released at park KING GEORGE, Va. (AP) — A bald eagle injured in a fight at a Virginia landfill...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York ethics officials are threatening to fine a woman for unregistered lobbying after she...
 
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Nittany Lions bring back 14 starters
For the Press Enterprise UNIVERSITY PARK — In a rare move, but one that definitely earned points with the media, Penn...
PITTSBURGH — Andre Powell could exaggerate. Or maybe the Pittsburgh running backs coach could flat-out lie. That's...
Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts octet
CANTON, Ohio — What a defensive backfield in gold jackets: Ed Reed, Ty Law and Champ Bailey. Law and Reed entered the...
Racer wins pole at The Glen for Sunday’s Cup race
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. —Chase Elliott is back at Watkins Glen International where he won for the first time at NASCAR's top...
 
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PITTSBURGH — Marcus Stroman’s debut with the New York Mets didn’t quite go as planned. Wilson Ramos made sure it didn’t...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 70 39.642 — — 6-4 W-3 41-18 29-21 Tampa Bay 64 48.571 7½ — 7...
NEW YORK — DJ LeMahieu homered twice off an enraged Chris Sale, who screamed and pointed at the plate umpire when he...
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings, Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins homered and Philadelphia beat...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 5, Tigers 4 Detroit 100 000 012—4 9 2 Texas 101 110 10x—5 12 0 Alexander, Ed.Jimenez (6), G...
CHICAGO — Back from a five-week stay on the injured list, Cole Hamels looked as sharp as ever. Hamels pitched five...
HOUSTON — Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Eric Sogard homered twice and finished with a career-high five RBIs, and Tampa Bay beat Miami....
NEW YORK — Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, on the injured list for the third time this season, says the pain in his...
BALTIMORE — Trey Mancini homered and drove in four runs, Jonathan Villar also went deep and Baltimore beat Toronto to...
CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat...
 
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OXNARD, Calif. — Upon further review, Jason Witten's snazzy one-handed catch in the back corner of the end zone wasn't...
Go Bowling at the Glen Lineup Race today At Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Lap Length: 2.45 miles (...
 

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Today in Sports History
Aug. 4, 1989 • Toronto’s Dave Stieb comes within one out of a perfect game before settling for a two-hit, 2-1 victory...
Today No events scheduled
AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: The Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungary 3 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Energy...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed LHP Ty Blach off waivers from San Francisco and optioned him to...
Rolling Pines WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 18 W L Larry’s Lumber 181 Greg Bower Construction 172 ABL Graphics...
Aug. 8-12 — First preseason weekend. Aug. 29 — Final preseason games. Aug. 31 — Cutdown to 53-player roster. Sept. 5...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia senior wide receiver Julian Fleming was recently named to the Maxwell Football Club...
Aug. 18 — Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs at Williamsport, Pa. Aug. 31 — Last day to be contracted to an organization and...
Aug. 31-Sept. 15 — Basketball World Cup, China. Sept. 6 — Hall of Fame enshrinement, Springfield, Mass.
Aug. 6 — Deadline for salary arbitration decisions. Oct. 26 — Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic, Calgary vs. Winnipeg,...
 

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Flea market today The fifth annual Sportsmen’s Flea Market at the Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club will be held today from...
When you hang a sign along a busy highway that says you are “The Gun Fixer,” you better be prepared for just about...
Pheasant harvests averaged over 1 million birds in what has been described as the “golden years” of ringneck hunting in...
 

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I wonder if you would publish a picture of the “JUNGLE” Vanderslice Cemetery on Schoolhouse Road? I wish some one would...
 

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Clickety clack, let’s look back as writer tool returns
For most of us, the clickety clack of a manual typewriter — or the gentler tapping of the IBM Selectric —are but...
The most important thing you can say to a new hire may be: “Have you signed up for the 401(k) yet?” An astounding 3...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour...
Want to become a Penn State Extension Master Gardener volunteer? Please email them about their Basic Training course...
 

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Master’s degree Roland and Mary Lou Rupp of Berwick announce the graduation of their granddaughter, Taylor Rupp, from...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Coffee, chat, 8:30 a.m.; Board meeting, 9 a.m.; share a...
Auxiliary Unit 273 has election of officers BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 met July 10...
Amy and Peter Yastishock of Millville announce the engagement of their son, Samuel Yastishock, Alexandria, Va., to...
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The clock strikes 10 p.m. on a Friday night when the “Parent Patrol” enters a popular...
 

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5/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday, 7 p.m., Lightstreet Hotel. Compassionate Friends, for parents who have...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Columbia...
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Wesley United Methodist Church this week: • Monday:...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Joan Dinger, Sandra Lehr; ER Desk: Chris...
WILKES-BARRE — To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the...
Reunion is today at Ber-Vaughn Park BERWICK — The McMurtrie family reunion will be today at 1 p.m. at Ber-Vaughn Park...
 

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LOS ANGELES — Marc Maron is fumbling through his glove compartment looking for coffee. A certain record store owner in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir. The book by the man...
 

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Clay County (Missouri) Sheriff’s officers didn’t have to put their tracking skills to much use as they searched for a...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — “Bull” star Michael Weatherly remains loved by viewers despite Eliza Dushku’s claim of on-set...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando officials said Thursday the resort is doubling in size with plans for an “epic”...
 

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DEAR ABBY: My 13-year-old son plays on a local travel sports team. Many of his teammates could be considered lower...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are strong and confident with a clear idea about what you want. You are intelligent and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning crime novelist Laura Lippman has several new books planned, not all of them fiction....