Stories from Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Police: Gardens of Orangeville staffer taken for $1,670
ORANGEVILLE — A patient at the Gardens of Orangeville who was given permission to use a staff’s debit card to make a...
Bloomsburg customers allege home damaged
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg couple complains their home sustained extensive water damage after they paid to have a new...
Newlyweds’ dog succumbs in Millville blaze
MILLVILLE — A fire that extensively damaged the back of a home here Monday night left a firefighter’s family...
School board cancels tonight’s special meeting
DANVILLE — Danville head football coach Jim Keiser will sit out a second game this week, the school board president...
Danville council OKs a line of credit for flood-protection plan
DANVILLE —Halfway through a major levee-raising project in Danville, it has hit a $1 million snag. Now the borough...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item...
• Actor-comedian Kyle Mooney (TV: “Saturday Night Live”), 35. • Actress-comedian Whitney Cummings, 37. • Singer...
1951: President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco in the...
Crisis unfolds in Bahamas FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin in parts of the...
• Southern Columbia Area School District will have policy and facilities/finance committee meetings on Monday in the...
Missing toddler found dead BLAIRSVILLE (AP) — Authorities said Tuesday the body of a missing toddler reported...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-12-19-21-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-9; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-7-6; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-...
 
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Local youth groups, including the Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and the Berwick Youth Leadership-Experience-...
The following citations were filed in the offices of local district judges: Defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Cops: Heroin, meth found in pickup BERWICK — A State Police trooper pulled over a pickup for inoperable brake lights...

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Woman was former part-time rural mail carrier
Josephine P. Bilek, 92, of Dorrance Township passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, 2019, at...
Wilkes-Barre native recently lived in Danville
Janice J. DeRemer, age 88, of 126 Ridgeview St., Danville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at...
BERWICK — A driver pulled over for an inoperable middle brake light just after 4 p.m. on Aug. 23 had a small amount of...
Talented ceramicist fired pieces in her kiln
Elizabeth A. “Liz” (Tanner) Leiby, 83, of Danville passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center....
BERWICK — A driver pulled over for an improperly displayed license plate had a backpack full of methamphetamine, pills...
Berwick man cited over properties BERWICK — Timothy H. Babb, 22 E. 10th St., Berwick, was cited three times for...
STATE COLLEGE — The 2019 Pennsylvania Hay Show was held at Ag Progress Days and sponsored by the Pennsylvania Forage...
PIOCHE, Nev. (AP) — A rural Nevada county approved strict guidelines Tuesday for a pair of festivals later this month...
 
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LEWISBURG — Jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn will perform Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the...
BRIAR CREEK — The Pennsylvania State Police will conduct a car-seat check Sept. 16 at the Giant Supermarket, Briar...

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It was just another Labor Day weekend. Americans barbecued, watched baseball, visited family — oh, and watched the cost...
Berwick mom led way
Jodi Bankes of Berwick showed plenty of gumption as she tracked down two new bicycles that were stolen from her sons...
A piece of legislation working its way through Congress has the potential to alter the entire American health care...
The serenity prayer, often called the alcoholics’ prayer, states, “God grant us the serenity to accept the things we...
EDITOR’S NOTE: These were sent in via 30 Seconds by an Orangeville man. • What brand of winter top coat does Kermit...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition and also...
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the...
FISHING CREEK TWP. — A one-car accident on Aug. 27 sent an Orangeville woman to the hospital, according to State Police...

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Central class picnic slated Saturday DANVILLE — Central Columbia High School’s Class of 1965 Picnic will be Saturday...
BLOOMSBURG — The Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., here, announces these programs: • Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Mini...
Present research • SELINSGROVE — Sana Ahmed of Danville presented research at the Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate...
 
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Re: upcoming Columbia co. Tax sale.many people including myself have yet to receive clear deeds to properties purchased...

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“Hurricane Dorian is headed up the East Coast, so local people are fretting it will wreak havoc in our area. Hurricanes...
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick woman is accused of stealing a cup of tanning lotion during a visit to Darkside Tanning along...
SCOTT TWP. — A Danville man was arrested for driving drunk here after police stopped him in a speeding van with no...
 
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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beats Syracuse with wild comeback in 9th inning
For the Press Enterprise MOOSIC — As the high, arcing drive smacked off his bat, Erik Kratz dropped his head under a...
Central goalie comes up with clutch saves
For the Press Enterprise MONTOURSVILLE — Freshman Maddix Karnes stood on the sidelines for the first 20 minutes of...
The Top 25 went 23-0 against unranked teams to open the season, leaving the rankings mostly unchanged with No. 1...
 
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NEW YORK — Elina Svitolina reached the semifinals for the second straight Grand Slam tournament, beating Johanna Konta...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 91 49.650 _ _ 7-3 W-1 52-22 39-27 Tampa Bay 82 59.582 9½ _ 6...
CINCINNATI — Bryce Harper drove in his 100th run with a single, J.T. Realmuto had a pair of hits and a sacrifice fly,...
ST. LOUIS — Jack Flaherty pitched one-hit ball over eight innings, Marcell Ozuna homered and St. Louis — with a fluky...
CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at Progressive Field since being...
ATLANTA — Josh Donaldson doubled and drove in three runs, Mike Foltynewicz pitched five scoreless innings, and...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 11, White Sox 3 Chicago 001 110 000 — 3 10 1 Cleveland 301 201 31x — 11 11 2 Detwiler,...
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears have unveiled statues of Walter Payton and George Halas at Soldier Field, two days before...
NEW YORK — James Paxton pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings, striking out 12 and winning his seventh...
PITTSBURGH — Miguel Rojas hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and Garrett Cooper connected in the...
MILWAUKEE — Zack Greinke lost his first game since joining Houston, giving up a three-run homer to Eric Thames as...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Austin Meadows homered, seven Tampa Bay relievers combined on a five-hitter and the playoff-...
WASHINGTON — Kurt Suzuki capped the largest ninth-inning comeback in Nationals history with a game-ending, three-run...
 
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scoreboardToday in Sports History
MILLVILLE — Millville’s Anthony Failla had a hat trick, Caleb Temple scored a pair of goals and the defending PIAA...
Today SOCCER High school girls Benton at Muncy................. 4:30 p.m. Southern at Bloomsburg...... 4:30 p.m. S...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 6 a.m. (Thursday) FS2 — Finals Series: Essendon vs. West Coast, Elimination Final, Burswood...
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated INF Jace Peterson for assignment. Recalled LHP Ty Blach, C...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB z-Brooklyn (Mets) 43 32.573 — Hudson Valley (Rays) 43 32.573 —...
Aug. 31-Sept. 15 - Basketball World Cup, China. Sept. 6 - Hall of Fame enshrinement, Springfield, Mass. Sept. 28 —...
Sept. 15 — Preseason opens, Arizona at Vegas. Oct. 2 — Regular season opens. Oct. 26 — Tim Hortons NHL Heritage...
 
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benton • HEAD COACH: Harry Schlichter, second season • ASSISTANTS: Ron Kelsey, Garrett Watson, Eric Kocher • LAST...
 
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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Hollywood success came so suddenly for Julie Andrews, she said it felt like “an assault.” The 83...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts plans to convert the shuttered Las Vegas Strip festival grounds that were the site of a...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they’re being compelled to hand over their assault...
 
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He’s not going to “Lick It Up” any longer. Kiss guitarist and co-lead singer Paul Stanley has had it with America’s...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 66-year-old woman. I had a hysterectomy and removal of one ovary. For the past six months, I...
DEAR ABBY: My 20-year-old daughter recently caught me “actively engaged” in watching porn. I tried to do it late at...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are charming and confident. Whatever you do, you give it all you’ve got, which is why you...
 
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