Stories from Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Carnival dunk tank seen as mocking Pa. health secretary
BLOOMSBURG — A Facebook post by the Bloomsburg Fair mocking state Health Secretary Rachel Levine sparked outrage Monday...
Older students would have instruction mix
BERWICK — A new proposal for reopening school here calls for elementary school children to be in the classroom five...
Majority favors letting families pick virtual or in-person
FRANKLIN TWP. — Parents of Southern Columbia students will have the option of sending their children to school for in-...
Popular fall event draws 150,000 people from around state
ELYSBURG — Yet another area event slated for this fall has fallen victim to concerns surrounding the coronavirus...
Tree blocked driveway to rural Millville A-frame
GREENWOOD TWP. — An early Monday morning fire destroyed an A-frame vacation home along Millertown Road where Greenwood...
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1925: The so-called “Monkey Trial” ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law...
• Figure skater Rachael Flatt, 28. • Actor Jamie Waylett (“Harry Potter” films), 31. • Actor Rory Culkin, 31. •...
FREE GRAB-AND-GO MEAL: 4-5 p.m., Berwick Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St., Berwick. Curbside Pick up Service:...
Workers strike in protest NEW YORK (AP) — Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy...
• Fairmount Township will receive bids until 6 p.m. Aug. 6 for a 2012 or newer single-axle dump truck per...
Sitter charged in tot death PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A baby sitter has been arrested in the death of a 2-year-old boy...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-06-07-14-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-4, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-9-1, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-5-...
 
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Greenwood Friends School near Millville is looking to hire a new Head of School for next year.The school is seeking...
By the Press Enterprise staffNorthumberland County had another death attributed to COVID-19 and Pennsylvania crossed...
Man ‘backhanded’ fiancée, cops say MIFLLINVILLE — A man is accused of striking his fiancée in the face with the back...

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Coach enjoyed water skiing, traveling, fishing
Stacy T. Frye, age 51, of 112 Hawk Ridge Road, Bloomsburg died Sunday, July 19, 2020, in the emergency room of...
Man was very knowledgeable about logging
David G. Seigfreid, 82, of Shickshinny Valley went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Geisinger Wyoming...
Enjoyed pinochle, romance novels, family events
Nancy J. (Zong) Trometter, age 90, of Bloomsburg passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020, a patient of the Bloomsburg...
Danville woman worked as bus driver, caregiver
Alana Marie (Hampton) Clark, 67, of Danville passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020, at her home. She was born on Oct. 18...
Enjoyed sitting on front porch, telling stories
Thomas Robert Stigerwalt, 80, of Danville entered God’s kingdom on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Select Specialty...
Worked primarily in carpentry and electrical
Scott E. Shirk, 42, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at the White Birch Inn Bed and...
FRANKLIN TWP. — A woman pulled over for driving too slow on Route 487 faces charges of driving under the influence of...
Madalyn R. Romig Chad and Jenna (Sejuit) Romig of Elysburg are the parents of a daughter, Madalyn Rose, born Monday,...
MENSCH — Jane, died April 2, 2020. Memorial service Saturday, July 25, 11 a.m., 325 S. Mercer St., Berwick. Masks must...
A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Jay Orlaski. Cards will reach him at Emmanuel Center for Nursing, Room...
BROWN TWP. — A Catawissa woman riding on a motorcycle lost consciousness due to a medical problem and fell off the bike...

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BERWICK — An online school board meeting here was abruptly canceled after dozens of people were denied access. Instead...
Two men facing drug charges LOCUST TWP. — Two men face drug charges after police pulled over a driver for speeding...

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Read with interest The View from Jamestown N.Y., and living in N. Y. want to where N.Y.borders Rhode Island. Just...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — School districts that plan to reopen classrooms in the fall are wrestling with whether to...
Sophia Garabedian had been dealing with a persistent fever and painful headache when her parents found her unresponsive...

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I read with keen interest your editorial on Monday, July 13, titled “Monumental failure.” It grabbed my attention...
Your front-page article on Sunday (July 12) about the monster-truck show at the Bloomsburg fairgrounds contains this...
Many questions remain
We often criticize school district decisions in this space. But we aren’t going to do that today. Instead, we’re...
As Chair of Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc., I write on behalf of our Board of Directors in response to the editor’s two,...
Students in an advanced Biology class were taking their mid-term exam. The last question was, “Name seven advantages of...
 
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“The main reason for our increasing dryness has been the scarcity of thundershowers and thunderstorms so far this...
NEW YORK (AP) — As veteran journalists who now teach the craft to college students, Tom Bettag and Frank Sesno both...
 
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Science has answers, gaps on virus, children
What role children play in the coronavirus pandemic is the hot-button question of the summer as kids relish their free...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 86, and was finally, after a few false starts, diagnosed with two compression fractured vertebrae,...
Q. Three years ago, I had several scans with iodine for diverticulitis. As a result, I lost weight, couldn’t sleep and...

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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sensitive and observant. You are also intuitive and creative! You are happy when you are...
LONDON — Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to...
DEAR ABBY: I have come into contact with my first and forever love again after 30 years. We have had a few encounters...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ever since the U.S. government launched its emergency lending program for small businesses on April 3,...

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Busch was hit with a wave of backlash when he griped about drivers who lack the experience to...
Cold streaks magnified in short season
Just as sure as someone could take advantage of this year’s pandemic-truncated, 60-game Major League Baseball schedule...
Major League Baseball is adding on-field advertising this season, both real and virtual. Allowed locations include the...
 
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Today in Sports History
July 21, 1990 • Called “dull” by the British press, Nick Faldo captures his second British Open, finishing 18-under,...
With no ice time available during the NHL’s four-month pandemic-forced break, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tristan Jarry...
NFL players will be tested daily for the coronavirus for at least the first two weeks of training camp per the league’s...
Today BASEBALL Junior RBI Mifflinburg at Berwick......... 5:45 p.m. Selinsgrove at Danville........ 5:45 p.m....
BOWLING 7 p.m. FS1 — PBA: King of the Lanes 3, Bowlero Jupiter, Jupiter, Fla. 8 p.m. FS1 — PBA: King of the Lanes 4...
PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin is already thinking about the future, the one where the hockey star in the family isn’t the...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING July 5 Squad 1: Tom Austin, 25. Squad 2: Jim Michael, Ken Johnson, Bud...
Arnold’s Golf Course TUESDAY LEAGUE Week 9 Pts. Ron Seely/Jim McGettigan 103.5 Jim Hammer/Lloyd Wolford 101.5...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed OF Dwight Smith, Jr. on the IL....
BLOOMSBURG — Xander Shaffer pitched a complete-game shutout and Berwick defeated Bloomsburg, 10-0, in Senior RBI...
 
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