Stories from Friday, August 9, 2019

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Retaliation alleged as businessman plans lot expansion
MAHONING TWP. — A bus company owner and former elected supervisor is suing Mahoning Township, alleging officials...
Bloomsburg man had gun, cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A suspected trafficker had two ounces of crystal meth along with other illegal drugs and a stolen handgun...
Emergency responders to have fewer radios
BLOOMSBURG — The new emergency radio system will be more reliable throughout Columbia and Montour counties, but...
BERWICK — Those traveling Orange Street on Thursday witnessed what one construction company says is the traffic control...

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Evangelical Community Hospital’s Golf Classic: Shotgun starts 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Bucknell Golf Club, Lewisburg; info...
• Actress Gillian Anderson, 51. • Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, 52. • Actress Melanie...
1910: The U.S. Patent Office granted Alva J. Fisher of the Hurley Machine Co. a patent for an electrically powered...
Sex abuse scandal hits Guam AGAT, Guam (AP) — Long after clergy sex abuse erupted into scandal in the United States,...
• Close 2U Storage plans to sell the contents of units leased by Melanie Mitchell, Kristi Sholley and Richard Stotler...
‘Hired guns’ arrested WEST CHESTER (AP) — Prosecutors say two constables have been arrested for misusing their elected...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-6-7-18-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-0, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-0-7, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-6-4-0...

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After more than 40 years as a physician, Dr. Tim Eckel, Danville Family Practice, is retiring. Dr. Eckel, originally...
Bill Williams of the Pennsylvania Game Commission said the deer pictured here is covered with fibromas — wart-like,...
Officials say criminal charges unlikely
BERWICK — The driver involved in a fatal scooter accident last month was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol,...
The following civil complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. Portfolio Recovery...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A Hunlock Creek man was one of three people snared during a drug bust on Tuesday, township police...

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Loved working with and caring for animals
Shawndra Michelle Alley-Stepney, 47, of Berwick, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Truck driver served during Vietnam War
Harold Otto Vogt, 75, of Berwick, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at his home. Born Sept. 20, 1943, in Lawton, Okla., he...
GARDNERS — The state has granted Catawissa Hose Co. 1 $3,100 and the Huntington Valley Volunteer Fire Company $4,224,...
COOPER TWP. — Township supervisors may have to raise taxes early next year if their Municipal Authority can’t make the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Tennis R. Keck, 87, of North Centre Township, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2019, at his residence. A...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City judge has rejected actor Cuba Gooding Jr.’s request to have his groping case thrown out...

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MONTOUR TWP. — A Catawissa woman was arrested after falling asleep behind the wheel of her car while impaired by...
BERWICK — A man pulled over after allegedly nearly ramming a parked car July 3 was charged with drunken driving....
BERWICK — A man wanted by police was placed under arrest and found to have 70 bags of heroin and four used hypodermic...

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Regarding your editorial Thursday on Bloomsburg refocusing its priorities and the town’s resources away from...
Tariffs, retaliation, and trade agreement delays, It’s a crazy world we’re in these days. Consumers are hurting;...
THORN: To get just a glimpse of the depravity that infects drug addicts, we call your attention to one, small detail in...
In the mid-1960s, President Lyndon Johnson unofficially introduced racism into American politics when he interwove...
“He remained violent with us through the night. He never told us why he did this.” Police Chief Tom DaRe About...
The mechanics of wealth building are fairly simple. Save more than you spend, invest those savings to generate more...
A woman visits her husband in prison. Before leaving she complains to a corrections officer: “You shouldn’t make my...
 
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Once again acting cheif Lenny proves he was the best choice for thejob.Standoff ends quietly. Dan Wolfe Orangeville,...
China imports from U.S. fall 19% BEIJING (AP) — China’s imports of U.S. goods plunged in July as a trade war with...

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ANNABELLE COMES HOME ★★½ Demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) lock away a possessed...
The film adaptation of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to have been designed by algorithm to maximize appeal for...
It happens in even the best kitchens: You bring together top-quality ingredients and a promising recipe, but somehow...
“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” stitches together tales from the cultishly beloved 1980s book series by Alvin...
 
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Does Roseanne Barr suffer from a “shame addiction”? Former “Roseanne” reboot executive producer Whitney Cummings...
PHOENIX — Alex Kack remained mystified Thursday as to how he became an Internet sensation when all he did was laugh at...
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — In the aftermath of the back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, the debate over gun control has...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 29-Aug. 4. Listings include the week’s...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are confident, determined, energetic and compassionate. You have a curious mind that is...

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WILKES-BARRE (AP) —A man convicted of a 1992 murder is challenging his life sentence on the grounds he believes he was...
“Following a few consecutive wet weekends several months ago, I feared we’d gotten into a seven-day wet cycle....
The last time Pennsylvania bought a new statewide radio system for the State Police, it spent $810 million, then drew...
 
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Yankees, White Sox to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in Iowa in 2020
Major League Baseball is going to build it — and the White Sox and Yankees are coming to Iowa. The Chicago White Sox...
Things have stalled for Frazier with RailRiders
MOOSIC — Since Major League Baseball’s trade deadline passed nine days ago, things have not returned to normal, but...
NCAA programs now serve as pipeline to NFL
Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken...
Rehab stint completed for Yankees’ Sanchez
MOOSIC — After two innings, it appeared as if the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders were going to send the 6,116 fans —...
 
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East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 76 39.661 — — 9-1 W-9 43-18 33-21 Tampa Bay 66 50.569 10½ —...
CINCINNATI — Anthony Rizzo had a pair of hits as part of a 30th birthday celebration, Nicholas Castellanos added to his...
BOSTON — Chris Sale righted himself and struck out 13 over eight two-hit innings, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Diamondbacks 6, Phillies 1 Philadelphia 000 000 001—1 5 2 Arizona 002 200 02x—6 8 0 Vargas, Morin (6...
DETROIT — Jordy Mercer's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave Detroit a victory over Kansas City. Travis...
TORONTO — Gio Urshela hit two home runs for the second straight game and the New York Yankees outslugged rookie Bo...
MIAMI — Brian Anderson homered twice to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber pitched three innings in a minor league rehab start on Thursday, the...
 
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Aug. 9, 1989 • Randy Yaple homers in his third straight game to power Benton past Watsontown, 6-3, for a sweep in a...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 2:30 a.m. (Saturday) FS2 — Brisbane at Gold Coast ——————————————— AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m...
BERWICK — The Berwick girls’ varsity tennis team will begin practice on Monday at the high school courts from 3-5 p.m...
Rolling Pines TUESDAY MORNING LADIES Aug. 6 Better Ball of Partners: Sharon Price and Marilyn Gibbons, low net 27...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League Atlanta -137/+127 at Miami at Cincinnati -110/+100 Chicago Washington -...
Today No local events scheduled

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Northern Trust First Round Troy Merritt 32-30—62 -9 Dustin Johnson 32-31—63 -8 Kevin Kisner 31-33—64 -7 Jon Rahm...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Troy Merritt isn’t obsessed with his position in the FedEx Cup and what he needs to advance in the...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. —It is the year of the veteran quarterback in the Southeastern Conference. Tua Tagovailoa and Jake...

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9/FRIDAY Evangelical Community Hospital’s Golf Classic, Aug. 9, shotgun starts 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Bucknell Golf...
Nuremberg Community Players, ‘80s musical “The Wedding Singer,” Nuremberg Community Players Theater, 283 Hazle St.,...
Crossroads, Aug. 10, 7:15 p.m., Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. Catawissa Military Band, Aug. 13...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville. “...
DEAR ABBY: I’m a middle-aged woman who has survived a 30-year toxic relationship with a covert narcissist. I am now...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My question is about microscopic hematuria. I see a rheumatologist for sarcoidosis. In February 2018...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman looking for a man was knocked down and had her head struck off the ground after she knocked...
 
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