Stories from Sunday, September 1, 2019

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Suspect allegedly had drug items
BLOOMSBURG — A town man was slashed in his midsection by a stranger he noticed loitering near his neighbor’s garage...
Berwick woman says trail led to house full of parts
BERWICK — A mother who tracked down her sons’ stolen bicycles says the house where she found one of them was filled...
‘This was not an easy decision,’ Sacco owner says
BERWICK — Sacco Beer Distributor closed its doors here for the last time Saturday, bowing to a changing market after 86...
At least five are dead after gunman hijacked USPS vehicle, opened fire, authorities report
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed in West Texas after a man who was stopped by state troopers when...
Auto group urges drivers and pedestrians to be careful
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high, and AAA is urging...

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• Country singer Angaleena Presley (Pistol Annies), 43. • Actor Scott Speedman, 44. • Jazz musician Boney James, 58...
Farm Machinery Show: Montour Antique Farm Machinery Collectors Association, Montour-DeLong Fairgrounds, Washingtonville...
1923: The Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama were devastated by an earthquake that claimed some 140,000 lives. 1945...
Afghan allegedly stabs 10 VILLEURBANNE, France (AP) — Police detained an Afghan man seeking asylum in France after one...
• Salem Township is preparing a Sewage Facilities Plan update for transfer of ownership of the sewer system in the East...
Kids wounded by gunfire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say gunfire wounded two young children in separate incidents...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-4-11-14-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-5, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-7-5, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-3-9-...
 
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They’re creepy and they’re spooky and they’re back! “The Addams Family” is returning to movie theaters next month in a...
BERWICK — The second year of a candlelight vigil in memory of an overdose victim brought attention to International...
ESPY — The Espy Fire Company sign remains standing along Route 11 six months after PennDOT ordered its removal. “We...
HARRISBURG (AP) —When Pennsylvania lawmakers were rushing to wrap up the session’s business in June, aides to state...
MUNCY — Bed Bath and Beyond and Dressbarn, two stores located in the Lycoming Crossings Shopper Center, will close...

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Maryland has narrowed the possibilities for a potential new crossing over the Chesapeake Bay to ease...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A U.S. judge has sided with a group of Idaho students who were removed from their high school...
BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana environmental officials on Tuesday proposed approval of a major expansion of the state’s...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii naming agency has scheduled a public meeting to narrow down potential names for a new...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) —A woman has been arrested in the abduction of a car salesman during a test drive, a television...

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45-year Magee employee was lifelong farmer
John R. Thomas Sr., 76, of Bloomsburg passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was...
LAKE WORTH, Fla. — With Hurricane Dorian menacing Florida, Natividad Jimenez sat in front of a microphone to tape a...
Cincinnati Bengals cut led to Temple coaching spot
The Courier Post CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Happy Meal changed Fran Brown’s life. It was 2008, and Brown was driving home...
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) —Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino is looking to ban commercial activities at all beach parks on...

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A 17-year-old student was arrested Saturday in connection with a shooting that happened at a high...

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“If you thought August was a little dry, you were correct. “While some rain fell on 10 days it totaled only 2.61...
OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — The oldest continuously operating movie theater in the world might figure to be in New York or...
 
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The Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius, founded in 1909 in Scranton, had searched 10 years for a permanent home for...
 
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SUNBURY — Weis Markets has announced that its 12th annual Fight Hunger Program will run throughout Hunger Action Month...
You won’t pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That’s the way these expenses are often presented,...
Avoca — Wings for All, an airport “rehearsal” program designed for individuals with autism or other intellectual...
CARLISLE — To make it easier for customers to manage their prescriptions, Giant Food Stores has launched a free app. A...
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. —Tractor Supply Company’s fifth annual FFA Convention T-shirt fundraiser is underway in stores...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital, Geisinger, the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness, and the Greater...
 
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It seems appropriate that the political division responsible for the Pennsylvania government’s inertia often is...
ROSE: The aging Baby Boomers are putting new and unique demands on an already stressed U.S. health care system....
Negotiations for a new teacher contract are underway in Danville School property taxes must be eliminated, not merely...
Since the 1950s, America has taken a dramatic change for the worse. It probably started prior to that, but that’s as...
I’m not old, I woke up, I lifted my arms, I moved my knees, I turned my neck....Everything made the same noise...
“The bottom line is that, for the first time, Trump’s trade war is likely to directly raise prices for a lot of...
People say that if you want to get away with murder, move to Berwick. But on the other side of the street, there are...
 
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Rat infestation plagues town HARTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials in a Maine town say they are trying to stop a rat...

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2019 Volkswagen Golf
This week, we drive the 2019 Volkswagen Golf SE, the lovable compact that is still one of VW’s most popular cars. Also...
: Greg, thank you for writing all the very interesting columns about collector cars. Back in November 2017, you...

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Kickball dispute rocks S.C. town MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — A disagreement during a kickball game between the mayor of...
Murderer says contemporary Christian tune prompted plea
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nearly three years after the murder of Cesar Lopez-Flores, his killer pleaded guilty, saying he...
 
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Suspect accused of chainsaw menacing GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man is accused of shouting at...
GRANADA, Spain — Parents in Spain whose babies and toddlers developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a company that put...
WASHINGTON — Science says age is only a number, not a proxy for physical and mental fitness. But with three Democrats...
NEW YORK (AP) — A suburban New York Republican organization removed a widely condemned video from its Facebook page on...
 
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Trump becomes a hero giving a small break on income taxes. Then in short time finds a way to take that money back in...
 

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NEW YORK (AP) — When the High Line park opened in New York City, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg predicted the...
 

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Penn State outdoes Idaho by 578 yards
For the Press Enterprise UNIVERSITY PARK — The strength and depth of Penn State was on full display to open the season...
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — Although it wasn’t a masterpiece, Northwest did enough things well to make...
Southern posts second straight shutout
For the Press Enterprise FRANKLIN TWP. —Southern Columbia’s defense picked up right where it left off against Hammond...

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NEW YORK — DJ LeMahieu homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning and the New York Yankees beat...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 89 48.650 _ _ 6-4 W-1 50-21 39-27 Tampa Bay 79 58.577 10 _ 6...
PHILADELPHIA — Wilson Ramos matched his career high with four hits and extended his hitting streak to 24 games, helping...
CHICAGO — Manny Pi??a drove in two runs with a first-inning single and Josh Hader finished a strong performance by...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tommy Pham and Avisail Garcia hit two-run homers, Ji-Man Choi and Travis d'Arnaud had solo shots...
ST. LOUIS — Matt Carpenter and Harrison Bader hit run-scoring singles during St. Louis' two-run ninth inning, and the...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 7, Angels 6, 15 innings Boston 112 002 000 000 001 — 7 8 1 Los Angeles 001 020 102 000 000...
DETROIT — Minnesota capped a night of sensational slugging by breaking the major league record for home runs in a...
WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg struck out 14 in eight crisp innings, Anthony Rendon homered twice and Washington beat...
NEW YORK — CC Sabathia was placed on the injured list Saturday for the fourth time this year by the New York Yankees....
TORONTO — Cavan Biggio and Teoscar Hernandez each hit a two-run home run, Clay Buchholz pitched into the sixth inning...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —White Merrifield hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after Kansas City loaded the...
 

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The cruelest day of the NFL's long calendar arrived Saturday with teams setting their 53-player rosters. Among the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Buccaneers have acquired offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins and a draft pick from the...
NEW YORK — Taylor Townsend charged into the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, beating Sorana...
 

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Today in Sports History
Sept. 1, 1989 • Eric Bower blocks a kick and returns an interception 18 yards for a touchdown to help lead defending...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Central Columbia opened its season with a 4-0 win over Lewisburg —the Class 2A state runner-up last...
Today No local events scheduled
AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: The Belgian Grand Prix, Stavelot, Belgium 2 p.m. FS1 — NHRA Drag Racing...
Football National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Waived OL Rees Odhiambo and WR Chad Williams. ATLANTA FALCONS...
 

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Steel shoot today The Mainville Sportsmen’s Club will host a steel shoot today an International Bench Rest shoot Sept...
The trapshooting season is coming to a close with the last major shooting event for the Pennsylvania Shotgun Shooting...
Game Wardens listed for this area included Mark Hagenbach, Bloomsburg; Lewis Estep, Berwick; and George Diffenderfer,...
 

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Add style and personality to the outdoors
Backyards aren’t just backyards anymore. “We’re seeing everything from Zen retreats for al fresco yoga to whimsical...
As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances even if you’ve been together for a...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour...
BLOOMSBURG — Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening...
 

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Marine retiree Master Sergeant Benton B. Klock, a graduate of Central Columbia High School, has recently retired from...
Note: Some groups may not be meeting due to the Labor Day holiday. 2/MONDAY Community Closet, Mondays, 6-8 p.m.,...
Auxiliary Unit 273 adds new members BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 met Aug. 14 with...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — No...
 

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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Closed; Tuesday: Snack, coffee, 9 a.m.; walk in gym, 9:30-10...
Civic Club to help at town events BLOOMSBURG — The Woman’s Civic Club of Bloomsburg held its first board and...
 

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In Perth, Australia, two pig farmers face jail time after illegally importing Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles....

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Dampening my friend Dan’s excitement about moving to a new home was one nagging fear: Before being developed for homes...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West’s shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural...
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince’s estate will take over management of the late rock star’s studio complex. Graceland...

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DEAR ABBY: I am writing this with overwhelming sadness. My 75-year-old husband is a tyrant. Our neighbors hate him, and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are trustworthy, reliable and always charming. You are a leader who can handle authority....
NEW YORK (AP) — You can finally enjoy the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher...