Stories from Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Officials reach out to trans groups after Levine parody
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Fair officials on Tuesday held a news conference to apologize for a parody of state Health...
Masks required for all choosing in-person class
ALMEDIA — Central Columbia directors unanimously approved a school reopening plan for next month that gives students...
September’s Fair is still being planned
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Fair officials said they aren’t sure how they would enforce state requirements that people wear...
Lifting of state ban sparks months-long barrage
BERWICK — Berwick Council has directed the borough manager to look into a resolution encouraging Pennsylvania’s...
Students will wear masks, distance in classrooms, director says
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Vo-Tech is headed back to school, but with precautions, following approval of the plan from the...
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DRY GOODS GIVEAWAY: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Berwick Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St., Berwick. POP-UP MARKET: 8 a.m.-2...
1587: An English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on Roanoke Island off North...
• Britain’s Prince George of Cambridge, 7. • Actress Selena Gomez, 28. • Actor-comedian David Spade, 56. • Actor...
Trump: Virus will worsen WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the “nasty horrible’”...
• Madison Township Municipal Authority has published its balance sheet for Dec. 31, 2019, showing total assets of $25,...
Man accused of rapes STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A 36-year-old man was charged Tuesday with raping four young women over...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-12-24-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-7, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-6-0, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-7-4-...
 
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Holly Keefer is excitedly awaiting the arrival of her first child, a boy due Aug. 16, but with the coronavirus sweeping...
Cops: Couple fled crash on foot MIFFLINVILLE — A couple took off running after a pickup crashed into a utility pole...

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Central graduate had poetry published
Bryan D. “Melissa” Farver, age 26, 433 N. Graham St., Pittsburgh, died at her home on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Born at...
Danville man enjoyed Westerns, family
John W. Houseman, Sr., 84, of Danville, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family....
Bloomsburg man loved bingo, carnivals
Morris E. Gensel, age 81, 229 Scott Ave., Bloomsburg, died at his home on Sunday, July 19, 2020, after an illness....
Berwick native was avid sports fan
Donald Raymond McAfee, 89, formerly of Berwick, passed away peacefully Friday, July 3, 2020. Born in Berwick on Sept....
MUNCY — At least two stores have permanently closed at the Lycoming Mall since the pandemic began, according to the...
Complete obituary in Thursday’s newspaper
Thelma F. Williams, age 100, of Scotch Valley (Bloomsburg), passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, a resident of the...
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — After initially mandating that all customers wear a face mask while shopping, retailers Family Dollar...
Arrangements to be announced
Barbara Newhard, 72, of Bloomsburg, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her residence. The...
CATAWISSA — Here is the June report from the office of District Judge Craig Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $5,360 • Checks...
FRYE — On July 19, 2020, Stacy T., husband of Sherry L. (Arp), 112 Hawk Ridge Road, Bloomsburg, age 51. A Celebration...
PITTSTON TWP. — Junior Achievement of NEPA is hosting a virtual camp in partnership with Lesson aLIVE and Partners in...

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Woman, boy, 8, die in house fire LOCK HAVEN — Passers-by tried unsuccessfully to save two people who died in a house...
Press Enterprise Managing Editor HARRISBURG — The state Health Department on Tuesday said that Montour County has its...

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I want to repeat to wear a mask, if you think it’s not important, think of Nick Cordero’s terrible, terrible time with...

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NEW YORK (AP) — A coalition of Democratic state attorneys general sued the Trump Administration on Monday, seeking to...
Many of the attacks against Pennsylvania’s health secretary have little to do with the way she has handled the...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a friend who’s 28 with “really low” urine pH (I don’t know how low). Apparently, it is due to...

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“A couple of days ago it appeared it might be quite awhile until our next good chance for important moisture. However,...
Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes popular with...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an FBI informant inspired the...
 
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Social distancing tough around plate
Just like his strong arm and limber legs, Joe Girardi made good use of his mouth over 15 seasons as a big league...
Uncertainty abounds for ADs
Arkansas State's opener at Memphis on Sept. 5. was still on the schedule as of Tuesday. That much athletic director...
NFL returns to a number of questions
In seven weeks, the NFL expects to kick off its 101st season with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Houston....
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There’s no bench. The courtside broadcasters will not be courtside. And the stat crew will be...
 
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Today in Sports History
July 22, 1990 • Greg LeMond wins his third Tour de France, his second in a row, by more than two minutes over Claudio...
SUNBURY — Larson Kocher went 2-for-3 and drove in a run to help Bloomsburg defeat Sunbury-Norry, 9-7, in Junior RBI...
Today BASEBALL Senior RBI Bloomsburg at Mt. Post....... 5:45 p.m. ——————————————— Thursday BASEBALL Junior RBI...
BOWLING 8 p.m. FS1 — PBA: King of the Lanes 5, Bowlero Jupiter, Jupiter, Fla. 9 p.m. FS1 — PBA: King of the Lanes 6...
Links at Hemlock Creek WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Pts. Laubach/Patterson 90.5 Deeter/Deeter 88 Krum/Abraczinskas...
Tuesday — Last day to place a player on waivers for 45 days termination pay at the adjusted rate. Thursday — Opening...
The NFL is planning to allow players to have decals on the back of their helmets bearing names or initials of victims...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball National League LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Optioned INF Gavin Lux. FOOTBALL National...
 
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —Facebook has started labeling all posts about voting by federal elected officials and candidates...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sharp, clever and passionate! Sometimes you are suspicious about change. This year you...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick Area Senior High School Class of 2020 scholarships and awards: • John Weston Arndt —Class...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I are middle-aged. We have been together for 2 1/2 years. I love him, and I’m grateful for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is extending her celebration of women to chapter books and the world of sports....
 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are excerpts from a Wall Street Journal column by Robert D. Hershey Jr., a former New York Times...
Road to acceptance is new
The fair drove its own metaphorical car into a wall when it posted pictures of a man in a dress and a blonde wig in the...
If you’re struggling to pay your electric bill, PPL has programs that can help. This year, summer heat will likely do...
The road to the November 2020 presidential election is already fraught with unprecedented crises and uncertainty. The...
A preacher visits an elderly woman from his congregation. As he sits on the couch, he notices a large bowl of peanuts...
“These police officers are not storm troopers, they are not Gestapo. That description is offensive.” Chad Wolf Acting...
 
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