Stories from Friday, July 24, 2020

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Man accused Berwick Police of profiling
BERWICK — An investigation of a resident’s complaint to borough council that police officers were racially profiling...
Officer: Two trapped after driver hit poll, rolled van in Berwick
BERWICK — A police officer had to manually open the hatch of a van to free a couple after their vehicle rolled on...
Annual event running at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds
BLOOMSBURG — An annual dog show at the Bloomsburg Fair is bringing 1,800 dogs and their owners over a four-day period...
Bloomsburg Police say woman had pot, gear
BLOOMSBURG — A Montgomery County woman angry about her friend impregnating another woman two years ago falsely...
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FREE GRAB-AND-GO MEAL: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nescopeck Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 435 W. Third St., Nescopeck,...
• TV personality Bindi Irwin, 22. • Actress Anna Paquin, 38. • Basketball player-turned-actor Rick Fox, 51. •...
1911: Yale University history professor Hiram Bingham III found the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu, in Peru....
Trump’s ex-fixer to go home NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered the release from prison of President Donald Trump’s former...
• Berwick Area School District will hold meetings Monday via virtual Zoom at 5:30 p.m., Academic Affairs Committee; 7 p...
School openings in jeopardy HARRISBURG (AP) — Every region has seen an increase in the rate of positive coronavirus...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-5-18-20-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-0; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-0-4; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-2-9-...

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The Thomas Beaver Library has made a valiant effort to adapt to the challenges surrounding the coronavirus pandemic...
HARRISBURG — Regional counties saw small increases in confirmed cases of coronavirus, but no new deaths Thursday, the...

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Housewife, mother enjoyed NASCAR, camping
Lois L. Blackburn, 87, a lifelong resident of Hunlock Creek, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 22, 2020, at the...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney said he is “mad as hell” that residents of his state have once again been...
Attorney had active career in tax law
Raymond Thomas Bennett passed away Monday evening, July 20, 2020, at his home in Berwick. Ray was born in New York...
NESCOPECK — A Nescopeck man admitted to downloading and viewing child pornography for nearly two decades when he was...
BROWN TWP. — A Catawissa woman fell from a motorcycle in a remote part of north-central Pennsylvania Saturday afternoon...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Subway restaurant chain is now asking customers to conceal their firearms when coming into its...
Olive E. Earp Courtney Cunningham and Zachary Earp of Elysburg are the parents of a daughter, Olive Elyse, born Friday...
 
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WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich are engaged. The couple made the announcement on Instagram on...
Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic? A: The Federal Reserve has seen a significant decline of coins in...

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LOS ANGELES — Three out of four Americans, including a majority of Republicans, favor requiring people to wear face...
“There are two areas of the United States that are going to get a lot of rain this weekend. First, the coastal areas of...
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man will share his millions in lottery winnings with a longtime friend because of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) —A House committee voted Thursday to try and rein in President Donald Trump’s clemency powers,...
 
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Move is only for pandemic-delayed season
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and the players’ union agreed Thursday to expand the playoffs from 10 teams to 16 for...
Team banking on Embiid, Simmons
Joel Embiid “hated the idea” of returning to play at Walt Disney World. “All I want is to stay healthy, stay safe,...
Yankees, Nationals kick off marathon season
WASHINGTON — The Nationals and Yankees knelt in unison before the first game of the baseball season as part of an...
PITTSBURGH — Patience isn’t a virtue that comes easy to Patric Hornqvist. It typically doesn’t come at all. The...
College football leaders are in the process of piecing together plans for a regular season during the COVID-19 pandemic...
 
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Today in Sports History
July 24, 1990 • Berwick’s Junior Division Little League baseball team loses to Upper Adams, 9-7, to fall out of state...
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time in program history, Bloomsburg University’s women’s volleyball team earned a Team...
Today BASEBALL Senior RBI Berwick at Lewisburg.......... 5:45 p.m. ——————————————— Saturday No local sporting...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. FS1 — AFL: Richmond at Greater Western Sydney 5:30 a.m. (Saturday) FS1 — AFL:...
Arnold’s Golf Course MONDAY LADIES LEAGUE Pts. Crisman/Boyer 50.5 McGettigan/Wagnet 44 Frey/Fritz 43.5...
Aug. 1 — Deadline for drafted players to sign, except for players who have exhausted college eligibility. Aug. 6 —...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League At NY Mets 140/+130 Atlanta At Philadelphia 195/+180 Miami At Chicago...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Reinstated INF Joan Moncada from the IL....
AMERICAN LEAGUE Today's Games Detroit (Boyd 0-0) at Cincinnati (Gray 0-0), 6:10 p.m. Toronto (Ryu 0-0) at Tampa...
 
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How did we get so many idiots in our Govt. Once the Democrats get a slogan they repeat it to death to brain wash us....

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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are practical and responsible. You are also often the peacemaker in the family. Looking good...
DEAR ABBY: This may seem strange, but my husband is too nice. His late mother, a domineering woman who always got her...
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: I have a question about excipients, something you discussed in a recent column about thyroid...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —The virus pandemic’s resurgence caused the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits to rise...
A nearly $21 million government-funded study to see if an over-the-counter heartburn medication could be a COVID-19...
 
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In Portland, Ore., where protesters have been active for nearly two months, masked armed federal agents without any...
ROSE: How our school districts head back to school next month is a topic of intense public interest. Monday, the...
Gee, seems like every time I see the President lately, he’s got his face in a permanent frown. It must have been a real...
“When I was a child I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child but when I became a man I put...
Q: How many birds does it take to change a lightbulb? A: Ideally three, but Toucan. ••• Q: Why was the engineer...
Worried about going in person to the polls to vote during the pandemic? Well, your worries are over because now in...
 
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