Stories from Monday, September 9, 2019

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Columbia’s fire companies chip in to pursue $1.6M for digital upgrade
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s 24 volunteer fire companies have pooled their money to seek nearly $1.6 million in...
Woman allegedly lashed out after she was refused $20
CLEVELAND TWP. — A mother high on methamphetamine allegedly slapped and punched her adult daughter for refusing to give...
Hasay complains of ‘crumbs’ for Shick area; PennDOT official says repairs are on the way
UNION TWP. — A former state legislator is fed up with the condition of roads here, and he wants PennDOT to do something...
Drivers badly hurt in crash near Buckhorn that clogged traffic for miles
BUCKHORN — A westbound sports car careened across the Interstate 80 median and slammed head-on into an eastbound sedan...
BERN TWP. — A Berwick man has been accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a 4-year-old boy at a day care center...

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• Country singer-songwriter Hunter Hayes, 28. • Actor Henry Thomas, 48. • Actor Eric Stonestreet, 48. • Actor Adam...
1943: Allied forces landed at Salerno and Taranto during World War II. 1948: The People’s Democratic Republic of Korea...
Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater Christian Church. Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: Monday-...
Dorian lashes east Canada TORONTO (AP) — The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North...
• Bloomsburg’s Community and Economic Development Committee will meet Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. at Town Hall. The town’s...
Gettysburg ‘battle’ planned GETTYSBURG (AP) — A veteran Civil War re-enactor says he will take over planning a 2020 re...
TREASURE HUNT: 05-12-18-19-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-4, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-7-0, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-1-...

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Bloomsburg University will test its sirens today at 9:50 a.m. The sirens are used to alert the campus community when...
ZERBE TWP. — A man from Paxinos suffered slight injuries after rolling his Chevrolet Blazer along Route 890 here early...

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Nonagenarian enjoyed embroidery and crafts
Ruth G. Hartman, 95, of Bloomsburg went to be with the Lord Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Clara J. (Hough) Smith, 87, of Berwick widow of Robert “Bob” Smith, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at Brookdale,...
ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of women in the U.S. have crossed state lines for an abortion in recent years as states have...
NEW YORK — Ever since it was first announced, the idea of Tom Hanks playing Mr. Rogers has seemed like dream casting, a...
CARLISLE — Flu vaccinations are available at all of Giant’s in-store pharmacies, according to a grocery chain press...
Casen L. Ervin Peter and Sara (Talanca) Ervin of Berwick are the parents of a son, Casen Leo, born Aug. 29, 2019, at...
Esther Shaffer, formerly of the Orangeville and Bloomsburg area, will celebrate her 94th birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 17...
Right group, wrong day Bloomsburg High School’s Class of 1960 will not meet today at Perkins. The group will meet...
 
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HEMLOCK TWP. — A man stopped for speeding on Mall Boulevard very early on the morning of Aug. 24 was drunk, police said...
Q. I used to have very painful canker sores until I started taking red raspberry leaves in a once-a-day supplement....
Danville woman hurt on Route 45 BUFFALO TWP. — A Danville woman was taken to Geisinger Medical Center for injuries...
SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man broke into a home, cooked himself breakfast and told the resident to “...

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Gun rights absolutists likely will scoff at Walmart’s decision to end the sale of certain types of ammunition following...
A huge irony lies buried beneath green dreams of a world powered largely by clean, renewable energy. Building all the...
Perhaps you’ve been reading that the Trump Administration wants to make it easier to eliminate polar bears, spotted...
 
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SELINSGROVE — A Bloomsburg man escaped injury in a three-car crash Tuesday along Route 11 in Monroe Township just north...
BORN TODAY: You are dependable, precise, imaginative and resilient. You are also warm, open-minded and friendly to all...

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“With no tropical activity or strong cold fronts headed this way, our weather the next five days will be relatively...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet canceling secret meetings at Camp David with the Taliban and...
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — California Republicans have approved a rule change intended to ensure the party can send...
 
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Harvick wins; Bowyer, Newman snag final spots
INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmy Johnson drove through pit road with his rear bumper dangling off the back, already aware of the...
Brady begins 20th season with a victory
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday...
Jackson shines in return as Philly survives Washington
PHILADELPHIA — DeSean Jackson’s homecoming turned into a highlight show for the speedy receiver. Carson Wentz threw a...
NEW YORK — The 19th Grand Slam title that seemed so inevitable for Rafael Nadal during the first two-plus sets of the U...
 
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NEW YORK — Looking for every extra edge in a playoff chase, the Philadelphia Phillies tried most everything — stealing...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 93 50.650 _ _ 7-3 W-1 53-22 40-28 Tampa Bay 86 59.593 8 _ 9-...
PITTSBURGH — Jack Flaherty always had the tools. Figuring out how to put them together has been the challenge for the...
LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager and Matt Beaty homered, Kenta Maeda threw four dominant innings in relief, and Los Angeles...
MILWAUKEE — Tyler Austin drove a pinch-hit, three-run homer during the Brewers' five-run fourth inning against Jon...
CINCINNATI — Relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen lined a game-ending, pinch-hit double in the ninth inning to help...
BALTIMORE — Rookie Nick Solak had three hits and four RBIs, Ronald Guzman and Rougned Odor homered and Texas beat the...
MINNEAPOLIS — Mike Clevenger won his 10th straight decision, and Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor homered as...
SAN DIEGO — Wil Myers singled in Manny Machado with one out in the 10th inning to give San Diego a win against Colorado...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Athletics 10, Tigers 2 Detroit 020 000 000 — 2 9 0 Oakland 010 413 01x — 10 12 0 Zimmermann, Hall (...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tyler Glasnow struck out five over two innings in his return from a four-month layoff caused by...
HOUSTON — Gerrit Cole celebrated his 29th birthday by allowing one hit with 15 strikeouts in a season-high eight...
CHICAGO — Danny Mendick hit his first career home run, José Abreu got his 31st of the season, and Chicago beat Los...
Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki had an MRI on his right elbow still feels tingling in his arm after an awkward throw to...
ATLANTA — Max Scherzer won for the first time in two months, Juan Soto homered and Washington beat Atlanta to stop the...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Sean Manaea matched his career high by striking out 10 in his second start following shoulder surgery...
MIAMI — Sandy Alcantara became the first Marlins pitcher with two shutouts in his rookie season since Dontrelle Willis...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University had plenty of chances to cash in on goals, but the No. 9 ranked huskies fell in...
Sept. 9
Sept. 9, 1989 • Freshman Jerry Marks scores his first collegiate touchdown on a 74-yard run, but Bloomsburg...
Today SOCCER High school boys Norry Chr. at CCCS................3:30 p.m. Wyo. Valley West at Berwick..6:30 p.m....
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -131/+121 Atlanta Milwaukee -161/+151 at Miami at New...
MLB 7 p.m. NBCSP — Atlanta at Philadelphia YES — NY Yankees at Boston 9:30 p.m. AT&T Sportsnet — Pittsburgh at...
College football The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses...
For the Press Enterprise GREENWOOD TWP. —Greenwood Valley Action Track held its annual fan appreciation night Saturday...
Big Machine Vodka 400 (Pole position in parentheses) 1. (1) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 160. 2. (4) Joey Logano, Ford,...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled RHP Bryan Abreu from Round Rock (PCL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS —...

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East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 17 16 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 N.Y. Jets 0 1 0....
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After all that drama, Kyler Murray’s debut ended in a tie that almost seemed like a win. Murray and...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —Despite losing star receiver Tyreek Hill early, Patrick Mahomes threw for 378 yards and three...
CLEVELAND — Maybe Marcus Mariota and the Titans deserved all the hype. Tennessee's quarterback threw three touchdown...
TAMPA, Fla. — Richard Sherman and Ahkello Witherspoon returned two of a retooled San Francisco defense's three...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Josh Allen threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to John Brown with 3 minutes left, and Buffalo...
CARSON, Calif. — Austin Ekeler scored three touchdowns, including the winner on a 7-yard run with 5:01 remaining in...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Ezekiel Elliott's workload in the opener didn't matter much after the Dallas running back missed the...
MINNEAPOLIS — Anthony Harris highlighted a thorough thrashing by Minnesota’s defense with two interceptions and a...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. —Nine minutes into the season, Lamar Jackson had fans booing his hometown team. The South Florida...
SEATTLE — Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett for a 44-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter, and Seattle...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jared Goff threw for 186 yards and a touchdown, Malcolm Brown ran for a pair of scores, and Los...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My husband (my second, and I am his third wife) and I just returned from a fantastic trip throughout Asia....
Ryan Murphy has designed even more projects for his $300 million Netflix deal. Among them: a project centered on “...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I read an article about a study the Mayo Clinic did using 20 mg tablets of sildenafil for pulmonary...
 
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... son of Matt and Jamie Reiner, Bloomsburg, turned 9 on Sept. 7. Grandparents are Dan and Pat Reiner, Millville; Jim...
... son of Greg and Beth Gensemer, Kulpmont, turned 10 on Sunday. Grandparents are Paul and Lynne Schickley, Kulpmont,...
... son of Andrea Helwig and David Bausch, Riverside, turned 6 on Sept. 4. Grandparents are Judy and Michael Helwig,...
... daughter of Ryan and Paula Potter, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Sept. 3. Grandparents are Margaret and George Law,...
... daughter of Eric and Erin Sorg, Orangeville, will turn 9 Wednesday. Her grandparents are Bob and Barbara Sorg,...
... son of Jared and Amy Laubach, Benton, turns 2 on Thursday. Grandparents are Jerry and Joanne Laubach, Benton, Loren...
...son of Brian DeFebo and Brandi Senkus, Berwick, turned 8 on Sept. 7. Grandparents are Sophie Welsh and Sam and Diane...
... twin daughters of Jeremy and Alycia Fairchild, Millville, will turn 8 on Thursday. Grandparents are Richard and...
... son of Lance and Nikki Seesholtz, Bloomsburg, will turn 10 Tuesday. Grandparents are Evanna and Dave Nolte, Sharon...
... daughter of Heather Johnson, Bloomsburg, turned 6 on Sept. 6. Grandparents are Jim and Shari Johnson, Bloomsburg....
... twin sons of Jenny and Dave Hall, Berwick, turned 6 on Aug. 26. Grandparents are Dale and Lori Remphrey, Susan...
...daughter of Erin and Brandon Pauling, Cortland, N.Y., turned 1 on Sept. 7. Grandparents are Greg and Lori Clemens,...
... son of Laura and Mike Bielamowicz, Houston, Texas, turned 5 on Sept. 5. Grandparents are Lynn and Jerry Bielamowicz...
BESIDES Trump or Obama - I am curious to know who you (readers of 30 seconds) think could be the Anti-Christ. I would...
 
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