Stories from Monday, August 12, 2019

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Woman charged with endangering child by poor dental, medical care
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick woman is facing child abuse charges after she failed to take a child in her care to the...
Cops: Victim choked, had cash, pills stolen after air conditioner pushed into window
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man broke into another man’s home, strangling and kicking the victim before stealing $20...
Popular rolling eatery finds permanent home in downtown Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A wildly popular Mexican food truck is bringing its fresh fare to a brick-and-mortar building downtown...
BERWICK — A Wapwallopen man was caught on surveillance video stealing a large screen TV and a lawn mower, police said...
False report of threats at Berwick park posed risk to officers, public and a man who matched fake description, police say
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man falsely reported to police that an intoxicated person was at the Test Track Park threatening...

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BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 12 Brookside Drive, Danville. BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Turbotville...
1909: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the Indianapolis 500, first opened. 1939: The MGM movie musical “The...
• Actor Casey Affleck, 44. • Actress Yvette Nicole Brown, 48. • Actor-comedian Michael Ian Black, 48. •...
Bear left ‘Kool-Aid Man’ hole DENVER (AP) — A black bear broke into a Colorado house over the weekend and left by...
Police: Five kids lost in fire ERIE (AP) — A fire here early Sunday in a residential building housing a day care...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-04-07-08-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-1, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-7, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-7-...
 
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Town Council meets tonight at Town Hall at 7 p.m. Senior Expo slated State Rep. David Millard is hosting his annual...
Man accused of Hess Market break-in and theft of over $5,000 is charged with stealing a $1,000 mountain bike
MIFFLINVILLE — A man already accused of breaking into the Hess Market near Orangeville in May and stealing over $5,000...
BERWICK — A homeless man found rolling around in the middle of East Third street and hallucinating was intoxicated,...
BLOOMSBURG — Town police cited 24-year-old Steven Lojo of Bloomsburg for harassing someone at an apartment downtown,...

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Worked as caregiver/companion for 25 years
Elaine M. (Hess) Carpitella, age 75, of 304 Country Lane East, Orangeville (Stoney Brook Circle), died early Sunday,...
Catawissan allegedly in possession of more than 92 grams of crystal
CATAWISSA — Police accuse a woman of endangering a 10-year-old after they found over 92 grams of crystal meth and other...
BERWICK — A driver who crashed into a utility pole and sign in front of Dawg’s Deli in June was drunk, police say....
GREENWOOD TWP. —Geisinger Hospice is offering two free programs for grieving people in October at Camp Victory here — a...
The State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement’s District 6 office issued 14 violation letters in July,...
The state’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is offering its families a new...
FRANKLIN TWP. —Southern Columbia Middle School announces fifth-grade orientation will be Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m.,...
GIBSONTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 56-year-old Florida man took his golf cart on a wild ride through a Walmart...
Mifflinville parade participants ID’d Roger Mowery was shown waving from a tractor Saturday at the Mifflinville 225th...
ALLENTOWN (AP) —Authorities say a helicopter crashed near an eastern Pennsylvania airport shortly after takeoff,...
 
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Catawissan’s rowdy behavior prompted TASER jolt, police say
SALEM TWP. — A man who was being given a ride to a gas station by police after a domestic dispute allegedly threw money...

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Surgery for certain bad heart valves may soon become a thing of the past. New studies suggest it’s OK and often better...
Q. You have written in the past about bee or hornet stings easing pain. I have been battling plantar fasciitis for over...
NEW YORK (AP) — Cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. kids, and health officials believe youth vaping...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Does your tattoo sport your old flame’s name? Or the one you got on a whim no longer fits your image?...
WEST MIFFLIN (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the state Game Commission about its proposal to ban big...

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Bullet-resistant backpacks are now being sold in major retail stores. The idea is that when the next school shooter...
Who needs this stuff?
Here’s the depressing truth about mass murder in the United States: none of the ideas being bandied about by...
 
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“With the Canadian air that gave us such a fine weekend beginning to move off of the East Coast, today will be partly...
BUCKHORN — A man whose driver’s license has been suspended three times for DUI was pulled over by police less than a...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s governor is seeking to tighten the rules for food stamp recipients, officials said....
BERWICK — A man from Northumberland County was charged with driving while impaired by methamphetamine with an 18-month-...
DANVILLE — Danville Police were called to Geisinger Medical Center at about 10:20 p.m. Aug. 4 for a report of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials have identified a Marine who died Saturday in Iraq as 35-year-old Gunnery Sgt...
 
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Driver from New York claims second win
For the Press Enterprise GREENWOOD TWP. — It’s a good thing Damon Paul qualified in the second position Saturday night...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, who spent more than 30 years molding some of the...
Harvick collects second win in less than a month
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kevin Harvick is so confident in his talent and team he doesn’t get excited when he wins. “It’s more...
LIMA, Peru — Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social...
 
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TORONTO — Masahiro Tanaka turned in a masterful performance but still left Aroldis Chapman with some work to do....
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 77 41.653 — — 8-2 W-1 43-18 34-23 Tampa Bay 69 50.580 8½ — 8...
SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking triple that scored Evan Longoria with two out in the bottom of the...
LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner hit two of Los Angeles’ four homers and Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven scoreless innings of...
SAN DIEGO — Yonder Alonso hit his 100th career homer during Colorado's four-run sixth inning and German M??rquez...
SEATTLE — Ryan Yarbrough came within an out of his first career shutout, Eric Sogard hit a solo homer and Tampa Bay...
BALTIMORE — Rio Ruiz hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to carry Baltimore over Houston, ending the...
MINNEAPOLIS — Carlos Santana hit a grand slam in the 10th inning, and Cleveland beat Minnesota to win the four-game...
CHICAGO — Chris Bassitt threw seven sharp innings, Matt Olson homered and Oakland beat Lucas Giolito and Chicago....
ST. LOUIS — Lane Thomas hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning, Paul Goldschmidt and Dexter Fowler also...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 4, Indians 1 Cleveland 000 000 100—1 8 0 Minnesota 000 210 10x—4 10 0 Plutko, Clippard (7), J...
MILWAUKEE — Mike Minor struck out 11 in eight innings, and Texas beat Jordan Lyles and Milwaukee to avoid a series...
NEW YORK — Asdrubal Cabrera hit a tiebreaking two-run double against his former team and the Nationals bullpen finally...
BOSTON — Anthony Bemboom hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Kole Calhoun's solo homer tied it in the eighth...
MIAMI — The mess in the Atlanta Braves clubhouse made by a punctured fire extinguisher has been cleaned up before...
MIAMI — Atlanta’s bullpen overcame the residue of a punctured fire extinguisher, with four relievers combining to pitch...
CINCINNATI — Kris Bryant capped Chicago's four-run seventh with a three-run homer, and the Cubs rallied to beat...
DETROIT — Hunter Dozier and Jorge Soler each homered twice, and Kansas City beat Detroit for a split of the four-game...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Patrick Reed picked a good time to end 16 months without a victory. Reed fell behind early, was...
 
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Aug. 12
Aug. 12, 1989 • Alvin Walton intercepts a tipped Todd Blackledge pass and returns it 8 yards for a TD as the...
Today No events scheduled
Selinsgrove Speedway SATURDAY Late Models – 33 entries 30-Lap A-Main: 1. 10M Jared Miley; 2. 22 Gregg Satterlee; 3...
GOLF 6 p.m. GOLF — World Long Drive Tour Golf: Tennessee Big Shots ——————————————— LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL 1 p.m....
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -107/-103 Cincinnati at Colorado -105/-105 Arizona...
The Links at Hemlock Creek THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Total Brokenshire/Fleming 155 Sim/Frazier 149.5 Seidel/Long...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Hudson Valley (Rays) 32 21.604 — Brooklyn (Mets) 30 23.566 2...
At South Williamsport UNITED STATES NEW ENGLAND: Barrington (R.I.); MID-ATLANTIC: Elizabeth (N.J.); SOUTHEAST: South...
BERWICK — The Berwick girls’ varsity tennis team will begin practice today at the high school courts from 3-5 p.m.,...
Through Aug. 11 (x-active; y-played prior to 1901) Player No. 1. Nolan Ryan 5,714 2. Randy Johnson 4,875 3. Roger...
The three current MLB pitchers who rank among the top-25 in career strikeouts are CC Sabathia (17th), Justin Verlander...
 
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EAGAN, Minn. — Looking for solutions for their longtime kicking issues, the Minnesota Vikings traded for Kaare Vedvik...
RICHMOND, Va. — The Washington Redskins broke camp Sunday and headed to their Ashburn training facility still seeking...
WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Indianapolis Colts’ offense needs a jump start. Indy’s defense has largely held the upper hand...
Consumers Energy 400 Starting position in parentheses 1. (2) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 200. 2. (14) Denny Hamlin, Toyota...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Chandler Catanzaro got to the New York Jets’ facility early Friday morning and headed to Adam Gase...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 20 years. I have never cheated on him or given him any reason to...
You might say she’s walked “A Thousand Miles” in an icon’s shoes. Singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton, 38, is portraying...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am looking for advice on diet pills. I have tried everything. I eat well, go to the gym and walk,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will call attention to issues that make it difficult for women in developing countries...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are practical, realistic and yearn for knowledge. You’re clever, optimistic and have a...

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LOS ANGELES — Two of the world’s biggest movie stars are talking about what it’s like to screw up on set. “Messing up...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Ever since Willie Nelson left Nashville for Texas in the early 1970s, there’s been a chasm between...
NEW YORK — Jayson and Stacy Greene speak of grief matter-of-factly and calmly. It’s something they’ve come to know...
 
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I sometimes walk down east 9th street to the drug store. The junkyard on both sides of the street prevents you from...
 

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... son of Casey Trombley, Berwick, turned 6 on Aug. 6. Grandparents are Darrin and Angela Trombley and Laurie and Gary...
... daughter of Lisa and Ben Rubendall, Bloomsburg, will turn 8 Tuesday. Grandparents are Betty and Clair Davis,...
... daughter of Nick Wright and Joanna Volin, Berwick, turned 11 on Aug. 6. Grandparents are Christine Giugliano,...
... son of Brad and Amanda Jones, Berwick, is 9 years old today. Grandparents are Brenda and Will Schrader, Glenda and...
... son of Katie and Brad Arnold, Telford, is 3 years old today. His grandparents are Gary and Susan Stair, Berwick;...
... son of Sean and Stephanie Steeber, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 on Friday. Grandparents are Andrew and Sharon Steeber...
... son of Kristin and Pete Lents, Indian Trail, N.C., turns 11 on Saturday. He is the grandson of Carol and John...
... daughter of Christopher and Emily Cole, turns 2 on Tuesday. Madeline’s grandparents are Jim and Joan Micklow,...
... daughter of Courtney and Devante King, Danville, will turn 1 on Sunday. Grandparents are Joline and Chuck...
... daughter of Steve and Andrea (Chamberlain) Ridall, Nescopeck, turned 6 on Aug. 10. Grandparents are Peggy Ridall,...
... daughter of Patrick and Megan Burt, Benton, will turn 6 on Wednesday. Grandparents are Fred and Nancy DePoe, Benton...
Last night, Aug. 7, approximately 8:26 and 8:31 p.m. someone in the rifle range that is located between Mifflinville...
 

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