Stories from Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Salem Township retiree to serve two to three years in child-porn case
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — A longtime Berwick Area school teacher and coach pleaded guilty Wednesday to...
Older patients offered extra care, CEO says
DANVILLE — Geisinger has begun opening new physician clinics for senior citizens that double as community centers with...
DANVILLE — Geisinger employees who become parents will be able to take up to two weeks off with pay to devote time to...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man and a Danville woman who were caught “exploring” in the middle of the night on the second...
Shrinking prison population, costs blamed for nearly 400 lost jobs
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is planning to close another prison, as the inmate population continues to decline and prison...

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VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE BENEFITS PRESENTATION: 9 a.m., Elmcroft of Berwick, 2050 W. Front St., free with prior...
• Rock singer Liam Payne (One Direction), 26. • MLB pitcher Noah Syndergaard, 27. • Actress Nicole Gale Anderson, 29...
1944: Fifteen thousand American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the...
Dem ends White House run WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday...
• Sugarloaf Township will consider revising the ordinance which controls its planning commission at a meeting Sept. 9...
Defense: Suspect needs help BETHLEHEM (AP) — A man who climbed atop a rusting, disused blast furnace, prompting...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-10-18-20-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-5; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-9-5; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-2-9...
 
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The Southern Columbia Area School District plans to formally recognize its long legacy of standout athletes with the...
BERWICK — A driver was angry when pulled over by police for a burned out brake light the evening of Aug. 14, court...
BERWICK — One woman phoned another woman while in jail, asking her to get rid of a cigarette pack that contained five...
TURBOTVILLE — A Turbotville woman faces aggravated assault charges after State Police say she drove with a man on the...
Cops: Driver had pill BERWICK — A driver pulled over for a suspended driver’s license on West Front Street on Aug. 8...

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Family in Berwick are among survivors
Catherine “Brownie” Andreyko Knox, age 97, of Norristown passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2019. She was born to Frank...
Antique car enthusiast loved showing cars
John Sebasovich Jr., 77, of Danville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Bloomsburg, surrounded by his loving...
Former seamstress was master gardener
Gloria D. Hanley, 86, of Berwick, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at her home. Born May 9, 1933, in Berwick, she was the...
Nonagenarian was former Bloom resident
Dorothy Doty Hupkowicz, age 98, formerly of West Third Street, Bloomsburg, died at 5:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at...
Great animal lover enjoyed gardening
Rebecca “Becky” (Szymkowiak) Webber, 63, died early Wednesday morning, Aug. 28, 2019, at Grandview Health Homes in...
Loved her dogs, spending time with family
Tonia Jean Drumheller, 59, of Berwick, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville,...
BERWICK — A borough man was cited after police say he hit or threatened to hit a woman at 1:26 p.m. Aug. 9. Michael A...
Bloom family member survives Selinsgrove man
David Michael Blankenship, 52, of Selinsgrove, passed away on Aug. 26, 2019, at his home. The son of Nancy L. (Vernon...
BERWICK — The following landlord/tenant complaints were filed in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht....
Caelynn A. Lindsay Christopher Lindsay Jr. and Kristina Brama, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Caelynn Ann,...
EAST CHILLISQUAQUE TWP. — A teenager was cited after a two-vehicle crash Monday. At about 2:30 p.m., police said,...

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SCRANTON — Frustrated by the Pennsylvania Legislature, four men are taking advantage of a shifting legal landscape to...
SCOTT TWP. — These people were cited with underage drinking just before midnight Aug. 19 at 18207 Cub Circle in the...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 19-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership....

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Arrests made during traffic stop
BERWICK — Two Nescopeck men, who were passengers in a vehicle stopped for an expired inspection sticker, had crystal...
Payments sought BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord/tenant complaints were filed in the offices of District Judge...
MOCANAQUA — The annual Homecoming Picnic hosted by St. Mary’s Church here is scheduled this weekend. The event kicks...
BERWICK — The following private criminal complaints were filed in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht: • Tri-...

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HEMLOCK TWP. — A Danville man faces drunken driving charges after police pulled him over on Mall Boulevard on Aug. 3...
BLOOMSBURG — A Montour Township man accused of fishing while intoxicated with a young boy in his boat has waived all...
BERWICK — Police pulled over a car for an expired inspection and found 80 bags of suspected heroin, court papers say...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was arrested after police found two bags of heroin and multiple syringes in his bedroom,...

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LACONA, Iowa (AP) —When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy...
“A cold front clashed with moist air yesterday, resulting in a cloudy, mild Wednesday with afternoon showers....
BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in...
 
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Traditionally seen as the end of summer, Labor Day is coming up and that means one more chance to throw a big outdoor...
 
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We doubt she’s suffering from empty nest. But Angelina Jolie is working on two Disney blockbusters while serving as a...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Parents whose children were killed or wounded during last year’s Parkland high school massacre...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a massive issue that pays tribute to its...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities said they plan to hire tens of thousands of government workers in the disputed...

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Another busy afternoon is coming to a close. An hour from now, my family will be gathering to the dinner table...
NEW YORK (AP) — When 20th Century Fox greenlit James Mangold’s “Ford v. Ferrari” — an original movie with a nearly $100...

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The New York Times has orchestrated the most diabolical lie intended to secure a win for Socialism and the devastation...
Cash free for all? EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum. This...
Officials at this week’s meeting of the Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) hinted they may have something up...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from reporting in The Nation by Katha Pollitt; www.thenation.com Jeffrey Epstein’s life of...
Taking great pains to be specific, the new auto-shop teacher on our staff explained to three of his students that he...
 
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BERWICK — YES! Math and Literacy Center is proud of the six students who participated in YES! SAT Summer Course from...
AP scholars Several recent Berwick Area High School graduates and current students were recognized by the College...
Here are available school menus for the week of Sept. 2: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast —Monday: No school. Tuesday:...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is tightening its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential...
Citation filed over alleged trash pile BERWICK — A borough woman is accused of allowing an accumulation of rubbish or...

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Mountain Grove, a small village in Black Creek Township, was once known as “Wolfton,” according to a history of Luzerne...
Have you hear of the term “Frequent Flyer”? it’s a term used by medical personal to describe people who go to the ER...
 
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NEW YORK — Louis Leterrier knew he’d immediately face scrutiny from superfans of “The Dark Crystal” when he became...
NEW YORK (AP) — A fossil from Ethiopia is letting scientists look millions of years into our evolutionary history — and...
 

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DEAR ABBY: I have two beautiful daughters, ages 3 and 4. My concern is my younger daughter is very friendly. No matter...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Can you shed light on how vestibular migraines are diagnosed and the best treatment? — J.H. A NSWER...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are warm and enthusiastic. You are also expressive and sophisticated. You are both...
LOS ANGELES — Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians. But only a few were getting hired...

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Football down for 5th consecutive year
Led by a decline in football for the fifth straight year, participation in high school sports dropped in 2018-19 for...
When NHL officials approached the Philadelphia Flyers about appearing on their latest behind-the-scenes show, they...
Realmuto homers, triples for Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including a homer and a triple, Corey Dickerson also went deep and the...
NEW YORK — Kei Nishikori lost his focus. At least he didn't lose the match. The seventh seed from Japan dropped a set...
 

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SEATTLE — Aaron Judge hit the 101st homer of his career, Gary Sanchez, DJ LeMahieu and Mike Ford also went deep, and...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 88 47.652 _ _ 5-5 W-4 49-20 39-27 Tampa Bay 76 57.571 11 ½ 5...
DETROIT — Jason Kipnis homered twice and Francisco Lindor also went deep to lift the Cleveland Indians to yet another...
TORONTO — Freddie Freeman hit his 36th home run and drove in a pair of runs, Matt Joyce homered and had two RBIs and...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 3, White Sox 1 Minnesota 020 000 010 — 3 8 0 Chicago 000 100 000 — 1 6 0 Pineda, S.Dyson (6...
MILWAUKEE — Keston Hiura homered and drove in three runs, Jordan Lyles turned in another strong start and Milwaukee...
MIAMI — Aristides Aquino tied a National League rookie mark with his 13th home run this month, powering Anthony...
WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer struck out eight to reach the 200 mark for an eighth straight season, Kurt Suzuki homered and...
NEW YORK — Kyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago's three homers against a stunned Noah Syndergaard, and the Cubs built an...
CARACAS, Venezuela —Venezuelan officials say they're fighting a ban by Major League Baseball that blocks its players...
 

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The Indianapolis Colts launch into the post-Luck era with his successor on the bench. Coach Frank Reich plans to sit...
The first full slate of the college football season brings with it another referendum game for the Pac-12, highlighting...

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Today in Sports History
Aug. 29, 1989 • Von Hayes homers three times and drives in all six runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San...
Today TENNIS High school girls Central at Montoursville........... 4 p.m. Lewisburg at Danville................ 4 p...
AUTO RACING 4:55 a.m. (Friday) ESPN2 — Formula One: The Belgian Grand Prix, practice session 1, Stavelot, Belgium...
Tickets for Saturday night’s game featuring Mount Carmel at Southern Columbia can be purchased at Southern Columbia’s...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent DH Mark Trumbo to Norfolk (IL) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO...
Aug. 31 — Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster. Sept. 1 — Active rosters...
Aug. 31-Sept. 15 - Basketball World Cup, China. Sept. 6 - Hall of Fame enshrinement, Springfield, Mass. Sept. 28 —...
Aug. 29 — Final preseason games. Aug. 31 — Cutdown to 53-player roster. Sept. 5 — Regular season begins. Oct. 15-16...
 

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