Stories from Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Contaminated floodwall fill may have to be trucked farther at a higher cost
BLOOMSBURG — The site of an old town dump discovered during construction of the floodwall here yielded another surprise...
Columbia commissioner believes relocating span will draw visitors
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County has itself a new covered bridge. The commissioners recently agreed to buy the Wagner...
Cops: Boy, 4, witnessed Danville-area killing
MAHONING TWP. — Police say a Mahoning Township man killed his neighbors’ duck with a shovel while the family’s 4-year-...
Berwick man allegedly had pot, paraphernalia
BERWICK — A police search for the robber of the Lukoil Minit Mart hasn’t turned up the thief yet, but it did result in...
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds trespasser may avoid felony on his record
BLOOMSBURG — One of the teen vandals who went on a spree through the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in January pleaded guilty...

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• Actor Ian Chen (TV: “Fresh Off the Boat”), 13. • Actor Oliver Hudson, 43. • Model-actress Angie Everhart, 50. •...
2007: Osama bin Laden appeared in a video for the first time in three years, telling Americans they should convert to...
Fall Arts & Crafts Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Danville. Express Yourself with Art: 10-11 a.m., Bloomsburg...
Data: Smoke killed boaters SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught...
• Several property associations have recently filed articles of incorporation with the Department of State: the...
Cops: Turnpike killing solved HARRISBURG (AP) — Police cite an Ohio prison inmate’s writing published in biker...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-6-24-25-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-8; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-3-5; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-7-...
 
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This role needs an enema! And three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix may be the man to deliver it. The 44-year-old...
BERWICK — Police raided an alleged drug house on Iron Street last month and say they found drugs or drug paraphernalia...
BENTON — A Benton man who lost his wallet on Aug. 18 got the wallet back, but not the cash it had contained, police...

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — A Unityville man is one of two people accused of allegedly trying to settle a drug debt last week...
NORTHUMBERLAND – A small Northumberland County bank has repaid trust customers $1.21 million to cover alleged...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A popular kid’s entertainment shop is getting ready to open a store here, according to a Wilkes-...
Search warrant leads to drug arrest BLOOMSBURG — Police served a search warrant at an East Eighth Street home in...
SCOTT TWP. — An exploding tire ignited a fire in a tractor-trailer here early Friday morning, police said. Charles R...

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BLACK RIVER, Australia — The coroner’s sense of futility was clear as he investigated the death of another Australian...
SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man confused about Ohio drug laws called a police department demanding that officers return...
WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman has been sentenced to jail time after calling 9-1-1 to report a possible drunk...
BERWICK — Scott Coslet of 332 E. 11th St., Berwick, is seeking $446 plus costs from Bill Erdman of 6011 Park Road to...
MAHONING TWP. — Red Lane will be closed for paving starting Monday at about 6:30 a.m., the township has announced. It...

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Family man was GMC construction foreman
Daniel B. Heddens, 90, of Danville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Vintage Knolls in Danville....
UNION TWP. — A crash here Friday afternoon was caused by a faulty accelerator, police said. Mark D. Brown, 28,...
SCOTT TWP. — A Jeep driver’s pants were unbuckled and he had women’s panties at his side when a police officer...
Benton Township clerk operated family farm
Doris (Naugle) Gordon, 92, of Benton Township, died early Friday morning, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Geisinger Bloomsburg...
BLOOMSBURG — Stefan A. Shaw, 18, and Dale C. Price, 18, both of Philadelphia, were cited for disorderly conduct...
An empty gas tank leads to full wallet COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —Thanks to his wife’s forgetfulness, a South Carolina man...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Phyllis J. Sitler, 84, of Bloomsburg, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A...
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska community is partnering with an electric utility to build a battery storage system to...

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) —Annual school visits by Spanish conquistador re-enactors in Santa Fe are being limited under new...
Chain saw blamed in Nevada wildfire ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have determined the latest wildfire burning in...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Demonstrators opposed to a huge telescope planned for the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island...

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Much like facial recognition technology, automated license plate readers are becoming a popular new tool of law...
ROSE: We’re looking forward to Saturday, Oct. 19, when Berwick area Girl Scouts plan to deck the river bridge with a...
Gun violence is a major public health issue, one that is killing an absurdly increasing number of people every year. In...
The cruelest act against immigrants thus far has become a part of President Trump’s immigration policy! Understandably...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from reporting by Matt Vespa at Townhall.com Over the Labor Day weekend, Seth Aaron Ator...
“We’re all wondering if this is new or just newly recognized.” Dr. Dana Meaney-Delman Of the Centers for Disease...
1. If a telemarketer calls, give the telephone to your 3-year-old and tell her it’s Santa. 2. Swearing, because...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My mother, who is in her late 60s, is obsessed with family history and preserving attachments to relatives...
Jim, that was an excellent Wednesday editorial on the Berwick bike thefts. I would love to hear Olah’s reasoning for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a modest 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed but remains...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are determined and independent. You are also practical, self-sufficient and take pleasure...
 
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At her publicist’s office on Music Row, Tanya Tucker was fielding questions and posing for photos...
NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman stole a $28,000 diamond ring from a New Jersey Costco store by replacing it...
LOS ANGELES — Congratulate Bob Newhart on turning 90, and he offers a polite critique in return. “I’m not crazy about...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —A federal agency reversed course Friday on whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information...
“The spell of fair, dry, seasonable conditions we’re enjoying is perfectly normal for this time of year. It seems that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Trump administration’s Interior Department violated federal law in dipping into user...
 
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Panthers beat team that ended season
Press Enterprise Sports Editor BLOOMSBURG — On Friday night against the team that ended its season in the District 4...
Offenses combine to throw ball 64 times
For the Press Enterprise TURBOTVILLE — K.J. Riley found Ian Persing as he streaked down the sideline for a 56-yard...
Bulldogs dominate most of the game
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK — Berwick’s offense, while talented, is still very much a work in progress. Its...
Tigers turn it up a notch in very lopsided victory
For the Press Enterprise SELINSGROVE — It is getting difficult to find the right superlatives that describe the first...
Mt. Carmel displays a balanced attack
Press Enterprise Copy Editor MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel was looking to bounce back after a suffocating loss from the...
 
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LEHIGHTON — In order to consistently win, a team needs to see success not just on offense or defense, but in all three...
For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — Northwest had a simple game plan heading into Friday night’s matchup with one...
Abington 19, Cheltenham 7 Academy Park 17, Harry S. Truman 14 Albert Gallatin 14, Brashear 0 Aliquippa 55, Quaker...
 
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For the Press Enterprise ST. CLAIR — Nativity’s defense and team speed proved to be too much for Vo-Tech in a 36-6 win...
 
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For the Press Enterprise UNIVERSITY PARK —With more than 100,000 fans in attendance, Sean Clifford took the field at...
Sept. 7, 1989 • Heisman Trophy winner and first-round draft pick Barry Sanders signs a five-year, $9.5 million...
Today FOOTBALL College Stonehill at BU............................2 p.m. Buffalo at Penn State.............7:30 p.m...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — Finals: Richmond vs. Brisbane, Qualifying Final, Woolloongabba, Australia...
Belleville — Goal keeper Caleb Yocum made six saves, but Columbia County Christian was shut out by Belleville Mennonite...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League at Cincinnati -150/+140 Arizona St. Louis -130/+120 at Pittsburgh...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 2 W L New Team 7 1 Bowling Buddies 7 1 Margarita Mixers 5 3...
District 4 Through Sept. 6 CLASS 3A Record Pct. Loyalsock 13-4.765 Shikellamy 5-7.417 Selinsgrove 3-9.250...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Sept. 1 TRAPSHOOTING Squad 1: Ken Delong, 24 Squad 2: Seth Cresci, 23. Squad 3: Bob...
 
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AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 11, Mariners 9 (13 innings) Seattle 520 000 100 001 0 — 9 12 1 Houston 012 002 030 001 2 — 11...
MIAMI — Jorge Lopez pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Hunter Dozier homered, leading Kansas City to a victory...
ATLANTA — Dallas Keuchel pitched six scoreless innings, Ozzie Albies and Josh Donaldson homered, and streaking Atlanta...
BALTIMORE — Willie Calhoun homered twice and drove in a career-high four runs, helping Texas beat Baltimore. Texas...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Chad Pinder homered, Mike Fiers earned his fourth victory or his 14th, however you want to look at it...
PITTSBURGH — Adam Frazier capped Pittsburgh’s six-run seventh inning with a two-run triple, and the Pirates rallied to...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Brendan McKay and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Mike Zunino hit a two-run homer, and...
BOSTON — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead Boston a victory...
NEW YORK — Daniil Medvedev first made a name for himself at the U.S. Open by earning the wrath of spectators. Now he’s...
NEW YORK — Pete Alonso drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs to cap chaotic ninth inning and lift the New York Mets to...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 92 50.648 - - 7-3 L-1 53-22 39-28 Tampa Bay 84 59.587 8½ - 8...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. —Jack Sikma used his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to make a plea for the NBA to return...
 
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City allows women to go bare-breasted FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado city officials have removed a topless ban...
ALMO, Idaho (AP) — Highlining — a daredevil sport where someone tries to walk across a rope or nylon strap suspended...
 

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TODAY Ham and turkey supper, St. Peter’s Lutheran/UCC Church, 114 Beaver Valley Road, Beaver Township, 4-7 p.m.,...
Guest speaker to visit Espy church ESPY — Lucy Awate Dabi with Reconcile International will be speaking at Trinity...

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