Stories from Saturday, August 31, 2019

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Official: Common sense to balance floodplain rules
BLOOMSBURG — Arguments over the new floodplain ordinance that boiled over at a Town Council meeting last month have led...
Animal Resource Center has set up growing fundraiser in Scott Township
SCOTT TWP. — For 19 years, the Animal Resource Center’s yard sale has led a nomadic existence — moving at least seven...
BLOOMSBURG — A town man is accused of breaking a girl’s jaw by punching her in the face during an early-morning fight...
BLOOMSBURG — A driver who passed out at the drive-through window of McDonald’s was charged with driving while drug-...
Suspect, 35, also facing weapon, nuisance rubbish charges
SALEM TWP. — A 35-year-old man said he was trying to clear an old camper when he started ripping it apart and burning...

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• Golfer Padraig Harrington, 48. • Olympic gold medal track and field athlete Edwin Moses, 64. • Actor Richard Gere...
1939: The first issue of Marvel Comics, featuring the Human Torch, was published by Timely Publications in New York....
Town Hill UMC Community Yard Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Victory In The Pacific WWII...
Dorian bears down on Florida MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Dorian powered toward Florida with increasing fury Friday,...
• In today’s Public Notices, Benton Township is offering an aggregate hauling contract. For details and more matters...
Nude photo plot alleged BETHLEHEM (AP) — A 19-year-old man is accused of extorting nude photos and money from underage...
TREASURE HUNT: 12-16-27-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-7, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-2-7, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-...
 
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Her survivors are still reeling from the June death of former “Dog the Bounty Hunter” star Beth Chapman, 51. But the...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who passed out in the backseat of a car where meth-making materials were found was given a...
YORK — The death of the defendant has ended the federal prosecution of a central Pennsylvania asbestos-removal...

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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was seen stumbling and “bouncing off buildings” along Iron Street shortly...
HARRISBURG — A commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf recommended Thursday that Pennsylvania redraw...
DENVER, Pa. — UGI Utilities Inc. – South District says its rates for gas will go down as of Sunday. As a result, the...
ALLENTOWN — PPL Friday dispatched nearly 50 employees — including 36 line workers — to Florida to help with power...

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MAHONING TWP. — The site of the former Rescue Hose Company on Middle Street is one step closer to becoming six new...
No injuries when SUV, car collide TURBOTVILLE — A woman and two small children escaped injury when a driver pulled his...

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Force is strong with Disney and “Star Wars,” but it may be no match for Hurricane Dorian....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died,...
SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) —More than a dozen inmates and two staff members were injured in the third brawl to break out...

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An offer from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family to settle some 2,000 lawsuits...
Officials: Campfire caused Utah blaze SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —A wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes was...

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Devoted homemaker enjoyed flower arranging
Lorna Steever, 87, of Berwick died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at her home. Born May 8, 1932, in Berwick, she was the...
Berwick man was Wise Potato Chip fryer
Donald G. Dennis, 85, of Berwick died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born Aug. 17, 1934, in...
Montoursville — A PennDOT contractor will work next week on a cable guide rail project on Interstate 80 in...
Montoursville — A 10.9-mile highway restoration project on Interstate 80 in Liberty and Valley townships, Montour...
Michigan native enjoyed sewing, reading
Penelope J. “Penny” Bangs, 76, of Orangeville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Strong Memorial Hospital,...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Columba Church this week: • Monday:...
Go west, Bloomsburg fans Panther Stadium’s home bleachers at Bloomsburg High school will be located on the west side...

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GREENVILLE, S.C. —Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday defended his faulty description of a tale of...
PALM BEACH, Fla. —President Donald Trump’s prized Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida could be directly in the path of...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats’ plans for virtual presidential caucuses in Iowa and Nevada are effectively dead as...

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98,000 vehicles are involved
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making Volkswagen Group correct fuel economy labels for...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Friday a sweeping criminal probe into a number of suspicious deaths...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they...
NEW YORK (AP) — Duane “Dog” Chapman has had a difficult past year. But following in his wife’s example, he presses on...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman with a sledgehammer while she was calling 9-1-1 for help told police...

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Being a liquor store clerk in one of Pennsylvania’s state-owned Fine Wine & Good Spirits shops is an enjoyable job...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The University of Kansas is engaged in a debate reminiscent of one that took place several years ago at...
ROSE: Hybrid Ice is a veteran band that truly needs no introduction in these parts. The Danville rockers will be...
On July 21, Mark Letkiewicz had a letter to the editor headlined, “Trump’s not racist; critics are unhinged.” On Aug....
Planned Parenthood made a difficult but principled decision to reject federal grants that came with an untenable...
I accidentally wore a red shirt to Target today and... well, long story short, I’m covering for Debbie this weekend.
 
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NEW YORK — Years after “Frozen” came out, we find Elsa never really left us. But she’s back. “Frozen 2” will be...
NEW YORK — Bella Thorne doesn’t understand why people are confused by her. But maybe her new book will clear things up...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Vince Gill gets vulnerable on his new record. He sings about regret, marriage, faith, sexual abuse...

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TODAY Homecoming picnic, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 150 Main St., Mocanaqua, 4-9:30 p.m., Polka Mass featuring Joe...
First Sunday program set NORTHUMBERLAND —Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel will have its First Sunday Program from 9:30...
 
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Valerie Harper, who starred as the brash Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s,...
“A small bubble of dry air that’s covering Pennsylvania means we’re going to enjoy a really nice Saturday. Today will...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Maren Morris has a chance to win up to eight trophies including album of the year at the 2019...
 
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Bulldogs do most things right in win
BY DAMIEN SCOBLINK For the Press Enterprise YATESVILLE — The first and last time Berwick touched the football in the...
Mifflinburg’s Mason Reed haunts Bloom
MIFFLINBURG — On defense, it’s always good to get to the ball carrier, but it doesn’t make much of a difference if you...
It takes Central nearly 6 quarters to score first TD
Press Enterprise Sports Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — It took almost six quarters, but Central Columbia finally scored...
Game against Loyalsock full of adjustments
Press Enterprise Copy Editor DANVILLE — In a night full of adjustments, Danville found itself in a game that came down...
 
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Mundrick, Shotwell both rush for over 100 yards again
For the Press Enterprise RENOVO — Vo-Tech’s Caleb Dawson wasn’t called on much to throw the ball against Bucktail....
Abraham Lincoln 34, South Philadelphia 0 Academy Park 56, Pottsgrove 21 Academy of the New Church 38, Morrisville 6...
 
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Aug. 31, 1989 • The NFL suspends Cleveland Browns fullback Kevin Mack for a month one day after he pleads guilty to a...
Today FOOTBALL High school Northwest at Holy Redeemer......1 p.m. Mt. Carmel at Southern...............7 p.m....
AUTO RACING 5:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: The Belgian Grand Prix, practice session 3, Stavelot, Belgium 8:55 a.m....
MILLVILLE — Millville shut out Warrior Run, 2-0, at home on Friday in high school boys soccer. Anthony Failla and...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League at St. Louis Off/Off Cincinnati at St. Louis Off/Off Cincinnati at...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Syracuse (Mets) 73 63.537 — Scranton/W-B (Yankees) 73 63.537 —...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Signed C-1B Ryan Lavarnway and assigned him to Columbus (IL). NEW YORK...
Berwick Golf Club WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION Thursday League Aug. 29 Field tournament: Justine Bridge.
 
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Austin Pruitt and three relievers combined on a five-hitter, Jesus Aguilar had a three-run homer...
DETROIT — C.J. Cron homered and Jorge Polanco had three hits as Minnesota beat Detroit. The Twins have won five...
CHICAGO — Nicholas Castellanos hit a pair of two-run homers, José Quintana took a shutout into the sixth inning, and...
TORONTO — George Springer homered and drove in four runs as Houston beat Toronto, the Astros’ 10th win in 12 games...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Mariners 5, Rangers 3 Seattle 030 000 002 — 5 7 0 Texas 110 100 000 — 3 7 2 F.Hern??ndez, Guilbeau (...
NEW YORK — Jurickson Profar delivered two tiebreaking hits to atone for his role in the double-reversal of a double...
For the Press Enterprise STATE COLLEGE — Penn State fans might feel a sense of nostalgia watching this year’s team as...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 88 48.647 - - 5-5 L-1 49-21 39-27 Tampa Bay 78 58.574 10 1 5...
PHILADELPHIA — Todd Frazier hit a pair of three-run homers and tied his career-best with six RBIs, and the New York...
NEW YORK — There was no slow start to this U.S. Open outing for Roger Federer, who bristled at the suggestion that he...
DARLINGTON, S.C. —Dale Earnhardt Jr. is grateful to be back at Darlington Raceway preparing to drive two weeks after he...
 

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LOS ANGELES — Yara Shahidi had a question: Why did it seem like men were disproportionately labeled geniuses compared...
NEW YORK — In “Ready or Not,” Adam Brody is part of an ultra-rich family with an odd ritual: When someone marries into...
 

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DEAR ABBY: I have known this man, “Finn,” for years. We grew up together. He was the annoying boy on the playground...
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers...
VENICE, Italy (AP) —When Noah Baumbach asked Scarlett Johansson to meet with him about a new film he was going to write...

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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are organized, responsible and witty with others. People can rely on you. Service to...
Hey, are you familiar with the road from Slabtown to Numidia? The speed limit signs going south are 55, then it drops...

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