Stories from Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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Berwick councilman tries new offer in two-year dispute, owes $300 if found guilty of citation
BERWICK — Councilman Andrew Shecktor told a judge Tuesday he doesn’t own the property where he has been fighting...
Mifflin property owner suffers leg injury in brush-clearing mishap
MIFFLIN TWP. — A man clearing brush from a road on his property with a logging skidder suffered a serious leg injury...
Alleged burglars stole coins from ice cream shop
BENTON — Two teens broke into an ice cream shop here, dumping toppings, scattering supplies and stealing change last...
One official objects, questions legality of proposed project
SALEM TWP. — Salem Township’s supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night allowing commercial solar power plants in...
Attorney blames lack of contact on penitentiary
BLOOMSBURG — Although he said he’d not heard from his court-appointed attorney in nine months, convicted killer Anthony...

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• Country singer Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum), 38. • Actor Ryan Slattery, 41. • Rapper Ludacris, 42. •...
BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Anthony Township Municipal Building, 1361 White Hall Road, Turbotville. Men’s Free Breakfast:...
• Columbia County Commissioners will consider signing on to an agreement with the Department of Human Services for a...
1936: Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) began operation as President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a key in Washington to...
Another security adviser out WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton, his...
Dump truck driver charged SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Morrisville, Pennsylvania, man driving a dump...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-10-13-19-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-7; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-7-3; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-1-6...
 
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If you get the Berwick Bulldogs football program this Friday, you’ll be picking up a little history. Yes, this is the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court considered arguments Tuesday over whether the chief lawyer for Penn...
 
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Funeral arrangements will be announced
Rebecca M. Andrews, 76, of Berwick passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Berwick Retirement Village.A full...
Pa. to lower flags as 9/11 memorialHARRISBURG — In remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and in...
• Lucille Morrison will celebrate her 95th birthday on Monday, Sept. 16.Cards and well-wishes will reach her at 18...
Holdren states stance on blighted parcelsMontour County Commissioner Ken Holdren says that although Valley Township has...
Son and family in Berwick among survivors
Anthony Harold “Andy” Walker, 66, of 302 E. O’Neal St., Gaffney, S.C., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at...
Former Columbia County tax claim director
Dennis L. Long, age 70, of Bloomsburg died on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital. He was a...
Food Network fan enjoyed country music
Nancy J. Baylor, 74, of Berwick passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in...
 
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BERWICK — About half an hour after workers laid a new floor in the basement cafeteria at Nescopeck Elementary, water...
 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by talk show host Dennis Prager . Our age loves scientific equations. Here’s...
Calls for rules grow
If you live in Berwick — or anywhere, for that matter — and you’re fed up with the explosion (pun intended) of amateur...
Nearly three years ago I raised concern about Trump and his penchant for playing fast and loose with the truth. His...
Webster’s Dictionary defines “budget” as a plan adjusting expense to income. The State Constitution, Article VIII...
The Comprehensive Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, provides this data for the past five years:...
Guys, if she punctuates her texts, be careful. She won’t hesitate to put an end to things... a run-on sentence, your...
 
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DANVILLE — Montour County plans to apply for $500,000 in federal funding to assist low- and moderate-income families...
LEWISBURG — Classical pianist Jeremy Denk will perform Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Weis Center for the...
BERWICK — These civil complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Richard Knecht. Defendants in such cases...
BLOOMSBURG — The Animal Resource Center’s yard sale at Skatetown Road in Espy will be closed beginning Sept. 21 for...
 
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60th anniversary Cecil and Marie Shaffer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were...
BENTON — Here are upcoming programs offered at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 S.R. 487, Benton: • Friday, 1-3 p.m.,...
Classmates to dine out Thursday BERWICK — Berwick High School’s Class of 1950 will meet at noon Thursday at Bandit’s...
ELYSBURG — The Ralpho Bridge Club had a charity game to support the library with money collected presented Board of...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Trump administration officials on Tuesday defended their plan to Congress for ending government...
Two council members say they want answers on cost overruns
DANVILLE — The borough has obtained a line of credit from Fulton Bank to continue a levee-raising project that is...
 
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“During the past nine days, the humidity has behaved itself and we enjoyed a lot of comfortable late-summer conditions...
 
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Mustangs shut out Central in PHAC contest
Press Enterprise Sports Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — On a night when pretty much everything went Midd-West’s way,...
Millville defeats Benton in boys soccer rivalry
For the Press Enterprise BENTON — Coming off a memorable run that resulted in a state championship, Millville has...
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Setting chances up and driving the ball down the field wasn’t an issue...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Bill Belichick isn't concerned about Antonio Brown's past. He's even less concerned about anyone...
 
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —Jerry Jeudy couldn't pass up the chance to work out with one of the NFL's best receivers, a guy he...
DETROIT — Jordy Mercer capped a comeback from a six-run deficit with a game-ending single off Chance Adams in the ninth...
PHILADELPHIA — Corey Dickerson homered twice to help Philadelphia's wild-card push and the Phillies hit five home runs...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 15, Athletics 0 Oakland 000 000 000 — 0 3 1 Houston 650 001 30x — 15 17 1 Fiers, Blackburn (...
BALTIMORE — Los Angeles clinched its seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey...
NEW YORK — Zack Wheeler pitched one-run ball over seven innings, Justin Wilson navigated four difficult outs for his...
P.K. Subban doesn't want to give advice to all the unsigned young players around the NHL. He just vividly remembers his...
MINNEAPOLIS — José Berri??s surrendered only two singles over seven innings in his best start in six weeks, Mitch...
TORONTO — Rowdy Tellez hit a two-run home run, Cavan Biggio and Reese McGuire added solo shots and Toronto snapped a...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 11, 1989 • Raul Allegre’s 53-yard field goal as time expires gives the New York Giants a 27-24 season-opening...
Today SOCCER High school boys Berwick at Dallas................. 4:15 p.m. High school girls Bloom. at S....
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL (WOMEN'S) 8 p.m. ESPNU — Oregon at Pittsburgh ——————————————— CYCLING 12 p.m. NBCSN — Vuelta A...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia had three girls — Riley Reed, Loren Gehret and Morgan Marks —all score goals...
BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Designated C Chris Herrmann for assignment. Claimed C Beau Taylor off...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 3 W L New Team 11 1 Bowling Buddies 8 4 Dolls With Balls 7.5 4.5...
Oct. 1-2 — Wild-card games. Oct. 3 — Division Series start. Oct. 11 — League Championship Series start. Oct. 22 —...
 
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Time to elect a new director of Agriculture at the Bloomsburg Fair. Brian Campbell was elected to take care of the Farm...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is considering new rules that let companies continue to use food-labeling terms such...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop using packaging that implies MillerCoors’ light...
 
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A soap star alleges her married life has been ugly and abusive. “The Bold and the Beautiful” Emmy nominee Ashley...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a practical person with an inquisitive, inquiring mind. You value finding love in your...
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 39-year-old gay male who was in a relationship with a very attractive 44-year-old teacher. He never...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces —...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am in my mid-50s and in good health (I don’t take any medications). I rarely get sick with colds or...
 
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