Stories from Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Cops: Fla. woman knifed stranger in neck
COOPER TWP. — A Florida woman passing through the area Tuesday stabbed an 83-year-old stranger to death inside his...
Parents can select in-person, ‘synchronous’ live-streamed classes or separate eLearning
DANVILLE — Parents of Danville Area School District students will have three options for their children’s return to...
LGBTQA groups, Wolf slam Bloom Fair post
BLOOMSBURG — More than 50 statewide organizations representing the LGBTQA community collectively emailed Bloomsburg...
Residents failing to connect to new system jeopardize ability to pay for it, officials say
COOPER TWP. — Residents who fail to hook up to the township sewer system soon may face citations. Township Municipal...
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• Country musician Neil Perry, 30. • Actor Daniel Radcliffe, 31. • Actress Stephanie March, 46. • Actor-comedian...
1829: William Austin Burt received a patent for his “typographer,” a forerunner of the typewriter. 1914: Austria-...
Free Sanitizer: A&A Auto Store, East Street, Bloomsburg, handing out free sanitizer to first responders. Fresh...
Poll: Few want classrooms BOSTON (AP) — Only about 1 in 10 Americans think daycare centers, preschools or K-12 schools...
• Sugarloaf Township supervisors will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m. Aug. 11 via Zoom video conference to get public...
Death penalty off table NORRISTOWN (AP) — Prosecutors say a man accused of beating his girlfriend to death and calling...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-19-22-28-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-9, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-3-8, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-9-2...
 
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Southern Columbia school district’s drama group, Encore, has rescheduled its performance of “Beauty and the Beast” to...
WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County announced Wednesday that county facilities will be closed for two weeks after a second...
Cops find mystery crystals in vehicle CLEVELAND TWP. — A police officer pulled over a driver and found two hypodermic...

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Bloomsburg woman a lifelong educator
Barbara J. Neuhard went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her home in Bloomsburg after a...
Berwick woman valued God, family, football
Melissa A. Kern Strother, 42, of Berwick, passed away suddenly, but peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020. Born in...
Danville trucker served with Marines
Samuel S. Williams Sr., age 77, of 193 Welliver Road, Danville, died on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Manor Care in Sunbury...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Raymond T. Bennett, 89, of Seventh Avenue, Berwick, died Monday evening, July 20, 2020 at home. Funeral services and a...
Suspect allegedly drunk, threatened family’s pet dog
SCOTT TWP. — A woman with a blood-alcohol level more than four times that which state law considers drunk yelled at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are...
Hobbie woman an avid doll collector
Mona K. (Wiedwald) Brewer, 88, of Hobbie, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Birchwood Healthcare and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The Sierra Club apologized Wednesday for racist remarks its founder, naturalist John Muir, made more...
Vivian M. Hack Kyle Nicholas Hack and Madison Lee Davenport of Catawissa are the parents of a daughter, Vivian Mae,...
Summerhill woman liked camping, ceramics
Priscilla A. Sitler, 79, of Summerhill, died Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020, at home. Born Oct. 30, 1940, in Berwick,...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians would maintain access to public records during a disaster declaration under a bill recently...

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Recent spikes in the growth of daily confirmed cases of coronavirus seemed to take the day off Wednesday, as numbers...
BLOOMSBURG – A portion of Market and East streets will be closed to traffic for railroad crossing work in August. The...
Driver charged with DUI after accident CATAWISSA TWP. — A woman who wrecked her car at the intersection of Kulp and...

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BLOOMSBURG — When Mary Almy, a transgender woman, moved to the Bloomsburg area about four years ago, someone warned...

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WASHINGTON — Restaurants helped revive the U.S. economy after the Great Recession of 2007-2009. This time? Don’t...
HONG KONG — Twitter says it is cracking down on accounts and content related to QAnon, the far-right U.S. conspiracy...

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The frustration of monthslong restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has many people desperate for...
For years, the Fair Week vacation has been a staple of our area’s calendar for families with school-age children. It’s...
While everyone wants to help support the fiscal needs of our first responders via regular donations or special events,...
A hefty number of column inches have been dedicated in the last few weeks to covering what private businesses received...
These may not be funny. But they’re definitely punny. • When fish are in schools, they sometimes take debate. • A...
The climate crisis is perhaps the greatest challenge humanity is facing. Yes, it threatens everyone’s existence. But in...
 
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“With Saharan dust diminishing, ocean water temperatures from 85-90 degrees, and the calendar showing late July, it is...

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Summer calls for firing up the grill for a fresh-cooked meal. ••• These Mexican Beef Sliders with Jalapeno Salsa and...
 
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The Senate Judiciary Committee wants to have a bipartisan plan in place to regulate the way college athletes can be...
Today in Sports History
July 23, 1990 • Bobby Foust knocks in the winning run to help Danville’s Senior Division Little League team win the...
Bizarre MLB season in the making
Opening day, at last. A baseball season that was on the brink before it ever began because of the virus outbreak is...
MOUNTAIN TOP —Bloomsburg came up on the short end of a pitcher’s duel, falling to Mountain Post, 1-0, in Senior RBI...
Today BASEBALL Junior RBI Bloom. at Williamsport........ 5:45 p.m. ——————————————— Friday BASEBALL Senior RBI...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Placed INF/OF Hunter Dozier on the IL....
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. (Friday) FS1 — AFL: Richmond at Greater Western Sydney ——————————————— AUTO...
TORONTO (AP) — The state of Pennsylvania won't allow the Toronto Blue Jays to play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh amid the...
PITTSBURGH — Carlton Haselrig, a Pro Bowl right guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the early 1990s who is also the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 0 0.000 - - 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 Boston 0 0.000 - - 0-0 0 0-0 0-0...
LOS ANGELES — Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers struck baseball’s first big-money deal since the coronavirus...
 
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People are all concerned about a ‘dunk tank’ issue at the local carnival in Bloomsburg. How do these people feel about...

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Hello, Pete. Has anybody told Gov. Wolf that he’s the only person that can stop the Bloomsburg Fair from being foolish...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a distinctive voice and are an excellent speaker. This year you will learn something...
DEAR ABBY: A casual friend sent me a video of a comic doing a very lewd and vulgar routine. I was offended by it and...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an almost 69-year-old man in generally good health. Until the pandemic, I exercised regularly, but...
LOS ANGELES —“The Answer Is... Reflections on My Life,” Alex Trebek (Simon & Schuster) Alex Trebek is the one...

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