Stories from Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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Berwick Area United Way regrets it couldn’t offer grant
BERWICK — The head of the Ber-Vaughn Pool is upset that his group didn’t get funded by the Berwick Area United Way this...
Girl Scouts are seeking bras to stretch across Berwick-Nescopeck Bridge
BERWICK — Local Girl Scouts are hoping to collect 500 new and used bras to string about a quarter-mile across the...
Man is charged in Bloomsburg fracas
BLOOMSBURG — A man chambered a round in a pistol while yelling at a group of men here, and then he and friends tried to...
Cops: Bloomsburg woman violated probation
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A woman is accused of tilting a quarter drop machine at a convenience store and stealing about $20...
Judge admonishes Berwick man who had ‘a very bad day’
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who pointed a semiautomatic pistol at his father and demanded $5 in gas money earlier this...

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• Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White, 33. • Actor Garrett Hedlund, 35. • Singer Jennifer Paige, 46. •...
1976: America’s Viking 2 lander touched down on Mars to take the first close-up, color photographs of the red planet’s...
• The Montour County Commissioners will consider amending the zoning districts and maps on Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. in the...
Mosaic CLASS: 9:30 a.m. Berwick Senior Center, 1401 Orange St., free for over age 55; ends Thursday. Story Times: 1:...
Dorian blamed in five deaths NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on...
Two killed in head-on crash PENN HILLS (AP) — Authorities say a head-on collision near Pittsburgh claimed the lives of...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-3-20-26-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-1; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-9-8; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-5-5-...
 
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Say farewell to summer with one last day of vacation at the Community Beach Blast Block Party at Mill-Green United...
BRIAR CREEK — A district judge refused to free a homeless teen accused of stabbing a homeless man, even though...
BERWICK — Samantha Reader, 44, 1703 Walnut St., Berwick, was cited for alleged violations of dog law on Aug. 12 in the...
BERWICK — The following landlord-tenant cases were filed in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht in Berwick....
 
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Former Bloom physician, pilot enjoyed sailing
William Case Wright, M.D., age 92, formerly of Bloomsburg, and Naples, Florida, passed away on July 26, 2019, while...
GMC’s first cardio tech, active in her church
On Aug. 31, 2019, Heaven gained a new angel when Geraldine M. “Gerri” DeWald Cashner passed away peacefully at her home...
Magee retiree loved spending time at his cabin
Gary L. Shingler, 83, of Berwick went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at 3:20 p.m. He was...
Enjoyed hunting, fishing and jigsaw puzzles
William E. Drumheller Sr., 81, of Bloomsburg passed away suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at his home. Born in...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A man accused of breaking into a mobile home, choking and kicking the resident and stealing $20 in...
BERWICK — A driver with a suspended license had marijuana and a pipe when he was pulled over last month, police say....
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Nescopeck woman speeding north on Route 93, swerved out of her traffic lane and hit a truck driven...
 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Jesse Grady, a regional field director for the Texas Republican Party. One...
Codes office update
As a rule, government at every level takes too much, spends too much, and returns too little in the way of value to...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Some of America’s leading...
For former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, the battle against the Trump presidency doesn’t necessarily end on...
Answering the phone “Sheriff’s Department, Fraud Division” sure has cut down on the telemarketer callers.SHARE A LAUGH
 
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ODESSA, Texas (AP) —The gunman in a West Texas rampage “was on a long spiral of going down” and had been fired from his...
A list of some of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States in the last two years: Aug. 31, 2019 Seven...
When law enforcement authorities gathered to discuss details of a mass shooting in West Texas that left seven people...
 
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Lost dentures found in man’s throat eight days after surgery
Here’s why it’s best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting...
Marijuana study seeks answer, draws critics
CHICAGO — Pregnancy started out rough for Leslie Siu. Morning sickness and migraines had her reeling and barely able to...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have Parkinson’s disease, and balance is an issue. I have been using a cane on the right side, my...
 
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Q. About a year ago, I learned about a new migraine medicine called Aimovig. I asked my neurologist if he could...
 
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“A moist warm front passing across Pennsylvania resulted in your Labor Day getting off to a wet start. Everybody...
DANVILLE — A motorcyclist injured as she attempted to cross Route 11 near Dunkin Donuts here last Monday remains in...
 
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WILKES-BARRE — In front of a packed house at Wilkes University, Zain Retherford took care of the job the only way he...
PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden called it two years ago when the veteran cornerback practically sprinted to Pittsburgh shortly...
Southern has balance on both sides of the ball
Southern Columbia’s defense has been outstanding over the first two weeks, and the Tigers also have plenty of weapons...
DARLINGTON, S.C. — Joe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones’ gritty, overnight...
 
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NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka’s achy left knee didn’t let her serve without pain, so she didn’t practice that key part of her...
CINCINNATI — Aristides Aquino broke another one of Rhys Hoskins’ records. Hoskins more than paid him back. The...
DETROIT — Max Kepler's two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning lifted AL Central-leading Minnesota over Detroit....
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Tommy Pham hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and Tampa Bay won its fifth...
NEW YORK — Mike Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 220 tries to shut out the Yankees, helping Texas...
CHICAGO — Kyle Schwarber had a three-run triple to highlight a five-run seventh, and Chicago snapped a 24-inning...
ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright tossed seven scoreless innings and Kolten Wong delivered a run-scoring triple to lead St....
WASHINGTON — Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 while allowing three hits over seven shutout innings, Jeff McNeil hit a two...
MILWAUKEE — George Springer's home run in the 10th inning, which followed a game-tying homer by Christian Yelich in the...
PHOENIX — Josh Rojas, Eduardo Escobar and Christian Walker homered in the sixth inning off converted infielder Javy...
ATLANTA — Josh Donaldson and Johan Camargo hit two-run homers and Mike Soroka snapped a streak of eight starts without...
 
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BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University football coach Paul Darragh will again hold his dinner series, “Dinner With Darragh...
Sept. 3
Sept. 3, 1989 • Mark Tramontina, coach of the semi-pro Pocono Mountaineers football team, is arrested along with his...
Today SOCCER High school boys Berwick at Benton................4:30 p.m. Southern at Bloomsburg.......4:30 p.m....
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Cincinnati -128/+118 Philadelphia at Pittsburgh -160/+150 Miami at...
bloomsburg • HEAD COACH: Eric Coyne, third season • ASSISTANTS: Phil Keyser • ROSTER: Seniors — Megan Cunfer; Emily...
GOLF 8:30 p.m. GOLF — World Long Drive Tour Golf: Men's Round of 16, Women's Quarterfinals, and Masters Championship...
Southern 500 Sunday At Darlington Raceway Darlington, S.C. Lap Length: 1.366 miles (Pole number in parentheses) 1. (...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated RHP Tom Eshelman for assignment. Reinstated DH Mark Trumbo...
Through Sept. 1 1. Kyle Busch, 983. 2. Joey Logano, 919. 3. Denny Hamlin, 877. 4. Kevin Harvick, 864. 5. Martin...
 
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans linebacker Cameron Wake knows he’s not the best friend, drinking buddy or wing man...
PITTSBURGH — The debut of Pittsburgh’s new-look offense included an alarming sight that kept repeating itself during a...
FRISCO, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott’s holdout wasn’t a topic when Jason Garrett addressed the Dallas Cowboys for the first...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs are under no preconceptions that the LeSean McCoy they officially signed...
 
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Talk about news that sucks. “The Mistress of the Dark” can’t find a haunted home for her creepy creativity....
 
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NEW YORK — Breakthrough country singer Morgan Wallen has a hit single about drinking away heartache, “Whiskey Glasses...
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the back of a West Des Moines brew pub, a dozen supporters of Pete Buttigieg sipped...
NEW YORK — One of the breakout stars of “Stranger Things” is an actress who wants to do more action roles and maybe get...
 
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Why we feel hot even though the outside temperature is less than our bodies has to do with thermodynamics. Our bodies...
DEAR ABBY: My husband died in 2001. There is a man I have been seeing for 17 years I’ll call Jack. He has a home in...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a clever communicator. You are patient, logical, practical and always inquisitive....
 
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