Stories from Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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Tractor-trailer wreck injures driver, spills load, blocks Shick
SHICKSHINNY — A tractor-trailer driver was injured when he lost control of his rig on Route 11 at Furnace Street here...
Man assaulted three young girls over nine years, police say
CATAWISSA — A Bloomsburg man is accused of sexually abusing three girls — one as young as 5 years old —over a nine-year...
Berwick woman is ordered to pay fines, restitution
BLOOMSBURG — A serial shoplifter has been ordered to state prison for 18 to 72 months. Carolyn Whitmire, 57, Berwick,...
Bloom Police chief: ‘This was a cry for help’ from distraught combat vet and PTSD sufferer
BLOOMSBURG — An Army veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder got into a standoff with police Sunday night...
High school principal to earn $117G in first year as superintendent
MICHAEL LESTER Press Enterprise Writer FRANKLIN TWP. — Longtime Southern Columbia teacher and principal Jim Becker...

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• Rock musician Eric Roberts (Gym Class Heroes), 35. • Actress Soleil Moon Frye, 43. • Actress Ever Carradine, 45...
1945: During World War II, the U.S. B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb code-named “Little Boy” on...
Learn to Create a Mosaic: 9:30 a.m., Berwick Senior Center, 1401 Orange St., free for people over 55 only,...
• On Aug. 20, the Stillwater Zoning Hearing Board will consider plans by Isaac and Emma Stoltfus to build a single...
Data: Voting app ups turnout HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Research has found that West Virginia’s mobile voting app for...
Train strikes, kills fisherman NEW CUMBERLAND (AP) — The death of a man struck by a freight train as he was fishing...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-4-8-16-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-8 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-7-3 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-1-4-8...
 
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Millville High School’s Class of 1959 will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. for breakfast at LJ’s Corner Store and Grill in...
DANVILLE — A man from Shamokin Dam was given a state prison sentence of one to three years for violating release...
MOORESBURG — A woman who got out of a moving vehicle because she thought the driver was going to kill her was under the...
CATAWISSA — The Penn State Extension Livestock Team is planning a twilight meeting at Rohrbach Farms, near Catawissa....
BERLIN (AP) — Vienna subway travelers have decided that they don’t want their train rides to be scented. The Austrian...

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Army veteran had long career in finance
Joseph E. Tinsley, 88, of Danville went to his eternal rest on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, surrounded by his loving family...
Enjoyed gardening, sewing, poetry, genealogy
Shirley D. (Sheldon) Clapp, age 96, of Danville passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, a patient of Geisinger Medical...
Enjoyed skateboarding, concerts and skydiving
Robert E. “Rob” “Coz” Cosgrove, 32, of Cambra died Friday evening, Aug. 2, 2019, at his home. Born Jan. 16, 1987, in...
Well-known local needlework artist
Margaret “Peg’’ (Honors) Woznek, age 96, formerly of Bloomsburg, died at 4:11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Dr. Bryan C. Wenner, 48, of Florence, S.C., and formerly of Benton, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at his home in South...
SHICKSHINNY — No charges have been filed nine months after a newborn baby was found dead in a trash bag near a burn...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN was...
ELYSBURG — Firefighter Andrew Jones was released from Geisinger Medical Center on Monday after a fight with...
Ginger Kitchen will celebrate her 85th birthday on Monday, Aug. 19. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at:...
Ella R. Yarnell Jason and Katie (Rehm) Yarnell of Milton are the parents of a daughter, Ella Rose, born Sunday, Aug. 4...

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COOPER TWP. — Cooper Township business owners met again Monday night at Seidel’s Mardi Gras, hoping to come up with a...
WASHINGTON — Wednesday afternoon you are likely to become aware of a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The longtime composer of “The Simpsons” has sued over his dismissal from the long-running series,...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Davis French of National Review. Sen. Josh Hawley’s efforts to micromanage...
Well worth the cost
In less than three weeks, university students will return to Bloomsburg for the fall, a fair number laboring under...
We all know that people should be treated fairly. We are Americans, we are the leaders of a fair society and...
The same things that destroyed Rome are also destroying the USA. Dr. Carle Zimmerman wrote a book called “Family and...
Let’s not go to war! Why not? It’s because we can’t trust our government to tell us the truth about why we should go to...
Among the 1,001 debates that surround the game of baseball, one of the most intriguing is this question: Can a batter...
“It’s offensive just because most of us here are Hispanic. It’s not like he’s going to help or do anything about it.”...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — An anonymous online forum called 8chan has drawn attention in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newtown. Charleston. Orlando. Parkland. And now after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,...

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Research suggests females’ higher risk may be based on biology
LOS ANGELES —New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s...
Telemedicine, walk-in clinics cloud role of primary care
Lisa Love hasn’t seen her doctor of 25 years since she discovered telemedicine. Love tried virtual visits last summer...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Last year, at 57, I was diagnosed with Type 1 LADA diabetes. Initially I was put on insulin to get my...

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Q. I suffer from unusually severe reactions to mosquito bites. Each bite causes a red swollen area the size of a...
NEW YORK — U.S. drug overdose deaths had been most common in Appalachia and other rural areas in recent years, but they...
 
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“With a small parcel of dry air over the state, yesterday was sunny, warm and comfortable — about as great as an early...
LONDON (AP) — British police said Monday they were searching for a motive after a teenager allegedly threw a 6-year-old...
 
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LOCK HAVEN — In honor of college football’s 150th anniversary, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC)...
PHILADELPHIA — Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the...
LOCK HAVEN — Bloomsburg University football has posted a winning record in 20 consecutive seasons, and coach Paul...
Organization inches closer to weekly relevance
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rick Hendrick minced no words at the start of the season, when the NASCAR team owner dismissed the...
 
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PITTSBURGH (AP) —Christian Yelich hit two home runs and took over the major league lead with 39, powering the Milwaukee...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 73 39.652 — — 7-3 W-6 43-18 30-21 Tampa Bay 65 49.570 9 — 8-...
NEW YORK — Jeff McNeil welcomed Robert Dugger to the major leagues with a home run on his first pitch, Jacob deGrom...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Rookie Bo Bichette homered and scored both runs, Jacob Waguespack pitched six impressive innings...
CINCINNATI — Luis Castillo struck out a career-high 13 and Cincinnati scored five first-inning runs on its way to a 7-4...
NEW YORK — J.D. Davis, Michael Conforto and Pete Alonso homered in an electric seventh-inning rally, lifting New York...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees hit five more home runs at Camden Yards, including two by Mike Tauchman, to set a...
DETROIT — All-Star Lucas Giolito ended a five-start winless streak, Tim Anderson had three hits and scored twice, and...
BOSTON — Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and Boston halted its eight-...
CLEVELAND — All-Star Mike Minor struck out seven over seven innings, Nomar Mazara drove in Elvis Andrus with a...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 7, Red Sox 4 Boston 000 022 000—4 7 0 New York 106 000 00x—7 10 0 Price, Dar.Hernandez (3...
 
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BEREA, Ohio — Kareem Hunt has learned there’s only one way to avoid trouble. “Lay low,” he said. The Browns’...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. —Even with a new contract, Tom Brady faces some uncertainty about his future. At his age, that’s...
 
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Aug. 6, 1989 • Los Angeles Raiders defensive back Stacy Toran, 27, was killed when his 1984 BMW careened off a curve...
Today No events scheduled
JR. NBA BASKETBALL 6 p.m. FS1 — Global Championship: Pool Play, game 1, Orlando, Fla. 7:30 p.m. FS1 — Global...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Milwaukee -141/+131 at Pittsburgh at New York -190/+175 Miami at Arizona...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Tayler Scott from Norfolk (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Sent...
Berwick Golf Club SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Gold Tee Senior Division Championship flight Gross Robert Bull 150...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Aug. 4 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: First place: Bob Bowman, 97. Second place:...
BEAR GAP — The Hellbender 5k and half marathon will be held at the Weiser State Forest on Aug. 18. Registration is at...
P-Nut Bowl Tuesday Summer Challenge Week 11 Name Points Austin Colosimo 251.64 Mason Vandermark 250.68 Doug...
 
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DENVER (AP) — Some teenagers in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for adults, are shifting away from smoking in favor...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday, and investors around the world scrambled to...
CATAWISSA — Here is the July report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. • COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,413 • Checks...
 
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This is harmony, what I seen two days ago. A rabbit, a chipmunk, a squirrel, a cardinal, a blackbird, a sparrow, and a...
DEAR ABBY: My father is in his 70s and lives close by. My brother and his family live across the country. Dad has...
‘Ooo Baby Baby.” When Smokey sings, it’s not in praise of President Donald Trump. Smokey Robinson is calling on...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are kind and caring to others. You are also adaptable and know how to fit in in different...
 
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