Stories from Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Danville suspect allegedly kept and terrorized her for hours
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man, who went to speak to his ex-girlfriend at her workplace and was turned away, hid in the...
Man trying to aid stranded driver vows to fight fine, but Bloom’s top cop defends parking penalty
BLOOMSBURG — A good Samaritan who stopped to help an older woman whose car had broken down says he was slapped with a $...
Benton resident also charged with public drunkenness in Salem incident
SALEM TWP. — A Benton man was arrested after allegedly standing on the sidewalk here exposing himself. Police say they...
Village will celebrate its history on Saturday
MIFFLINVILLE — Though only one square mile, this village holds 225 years of history. Mifflinville is celebrating its...
One woman in Berwick heroin/fentanyl arrests overhauls her manner, while testing at prison shows the other is pregnant
BERWICK — One of the two women arrested in a drug bust on Pine Street last month is pregnant, her attorney told a...

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BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Hughesville Fire Hall, Railroad and Water streets. Clothing/household item giveaway: 8-11 a.m...
• NHL center Sidney Crosby, 32. • Actress Charlize Theron, 44. • Actor David Duchovny, 59. • Former FBI Director...
1782: Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and...
Kashmir statehood stripped NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that strips statehood from the...
Thieves leave old chipper WEST PITTSTON (AP) — Police say someone swapped their old wood chipper for the town’s wood...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-4-17-19 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-8, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-8-5, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-0-9-8...
 
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Celebrate 225 years of existence of what is now Mifflinville on Saturday. Festivities kick off at 11 a.m. with, of...
LIGHTSTREET — A Bloomsburg barber shop owner remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after crashing his...
SCOTT TWP. — A woman from Middletown who was found with two others in a room at Relax Inn where some crystal...

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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...
Danville native had notable career in healthcare
Randall Robert “Randy” Romberger passed away at Spartanburg Medical Center in South Carolina, on Aug. 4, 2019, after a...
Dedicated homemaker enjoyed Facebook
Charlotte M. (Lewis) Kershner, 87, of Berwick, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Berwick Retirement Village II....
Outstanding cook and baker enjoyed flowers
Ruth M. Scott, 92, formerly of Exchange, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Bayfront Medical Center in St....
Liked hunting and fishing, loved his farm
Daniel “Dan” A. Stark, 81, of Danville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Riverwoods Nursing Home in Lewisburg,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Ricky L. Mensinger, 64, of Berwick, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A complete...
Registered nurse enjoyed caring for elderly
Phyllis Ann (Bowen) Philipkoski, age 79, of 62 Oak St., Danville, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at...
SHICKSHINNY — A tractor trailer driver who rolled his vehicle on State Route 11 here early Monday morning remains in...
SCOTT TWP. — A Benton man was arrested for having two handguns and drugs inside his vehicle at the Sheetz parking lot...
LAUBACH — Chris A., 56, of Berwick and formerly of Benton, died July 31, 2019. Also surviving are two brothers, Jeffrey...
Mackenzie J. Hardy Joe and Mandy (Sison) Hardy of Seattle, Washington, are the parents of a daughter, Mackenzie Joy,...
Keller cast lone ‘no’ vote Kaye Keller was the lone Southern Columbia school director who voted against hiring Jim...

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DANVILLE — Danville borough is once again down a council member. At Tuesday’s meeting council members unanimously...
BERWICK — A woman who threatened two people with a knife here will spend another week in jail after she passed out...
BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville man pleaded guilty to fleeing a police stop and resisting arrest when he was stopped...
BLOOMSBURG — Two men were sentenced to jail on DUI charges in Columbia County court recently. • Dale Heintzelman, 42,...
DELAWARE TWP. — A man carjacked two vehicles on the same day, crashing several times while driving the second one,...

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Unthinkable! Unbelievable! Indescribable! Our God is an awesome God! Yes, 2019 is AGAPE’s 10th year of service to...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column Monday by John Nichols of The Nation. Donald Trump is a vile demagogue whose...
The person who relies more on the head than the heart generally fares well negotiating life’s challenges. If you...
According to conventional wisdom, Donald Trump’s ascendency is destined to destroy the Republican Party and decimate...
After being married for 50 years, I took a look at my wife one day and said, “Fifty years ago we had a cheap house, a...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Just what the fragile global economy didn’t need: An unpredictable escalation in President Donald...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Eight years after filing for bankruptcy, Memphis-based Perkins & Marie Callender’s Inc. has again...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have no health issues, but I’m a cheapskate. I see products labeled as “grain-free” or as “gluten-...
ANNVILLE — Governor Tom Wolf officially designated Pennsylvania as a Purple Heart State, exhibiting boundless gratitude...

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Class to plan 50-year reunion at picnic BLOOMSBURG — Central Columbia High School’s Class of 1970 will have a picnic...
Family members to gather Sunday BERWICK — The Wenner-Beishline-Kropp family reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 11, from 11 a...
BENTON — Here are programs offered at Ricketts Glen State Park: • Wednesday, Aug. 14, 10-11 a.m. — Bird Basics. Stop...
NUREMBERG — Nuremberg Community Players will present the ‘80s musical “The Wedding Singer,” at Nuremberg Community...
August artist BERWICK — Artist of the month for August is Freda Quail of Nescopeck. Her 24-piece exhibit is on...
 
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Mass shootings are terrible. So are drug addicts and drunk drivers. Both take more lives in one year then the Vietnam...
BENTON — For those seeking a bargain this weekend, the Christian Women’s Ministry at Benton Christian Church will be...

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“Two cold fronts will have an influence on our weather during the next 48 hours. “The first will be today, and will...
NEW YORK — Amazon’s self-driving robots will be roaming the streets of another neighborhood. The online shopping giant...
 
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Preseason games award cash prizes to fans
The Washington Redskins will become the first NFL team to have a gambling-focused telecast of their games, offering...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Justin Fields knows all about heat. He grew up in Georgia. But the pressure cooker in which the...
Tight end positive about Steelers, Big Ben
LATROBE — Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald noticed a positive change in the organization following last...
LAS VEGAS — Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and...
 
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PITTSBURGH — Yasmani Grandal had two doubles and an RBI and the Milwaukee Brewers, without a resting Christian Yelich,...
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-...
BOSTON — Jorge Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Green Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective...
INTERLEAGUE Twins 5, Braves 3 Atlanta 000 010 200—3 9 0 Minnesota 000 210 002—5 8 1 Soroka, Melancon (8), C.Martin...
DETROIT — José Abreu homered and drove in three runs and Dylan Cease pitched five solid innings to lift Chicago to a...
NEW YORK — Zack Wheeler pitched eight efficient innings, Wilson Ramos and Pete Alonso homered, and New York beat Miami...
CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona believes it's only a matter of time until Franmil Reyesmakes an...
SEATTLE — Seattle Mariners infielder Tim Beckham has been suspended 80 games as part of baseball's joint drug agreement...
 
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Jordy Nelson's NFL career ended in the same place where it began: Lambeau Field. Nelson signed a one...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — It appears the New York Jets might open their preseason schedule without a few starters....
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants are finally going to get a glimpse of Daniel Jones in an NFL game. The...

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Today in Sports History
Aug. 7, 1989 • Jim Eisenreich hits a three-run home run to tie the game, then scores the game-winner on Bob Boone’s...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Tickets for the ESPN High School Kickoff game between Southern Columbia and Hammond High School are on...
Today No local events scheduled
GOLF 4 p.m. FS1 — U.S. Women's Amateur: From West Point, Miss. ——————————————— HORSE RACING 1 p.m. FS2 — Saratoga...
AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING: LeMahieu, New York,.333; Devers, Boston,.322; Brantley, Houston,.320; Alberto, Baltimore,....
BEREA, Ohio — Nick Chubb skipped the parties in college. Not his style. He was reserved and quiet at Georgia, keeping...
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Seattle INF Tim Beckham 80 games for violating Major League Baseball's...
Aug. 8-12 — First preseason weekend. Aug. 29 — Final preseason games. Aug. 31 — Cutdown to 53-player roster. Sept. 5...
Aug. 18 — Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs at Williamsport, Pa. Aug. 31 — Last day to be contracted to an organization and...
 
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‘Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood” is getting mixed reviews from the daughters of Tinseltown champions. Two-time Oscar...
DEAR ABBY: I have been seeing a woman who is 21 years younger than I am. She says she loves me, but I am hesitant...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are kind, considerate and generous. You are also sensitive to the feelings of others....
 
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