Stories from Sunday, July 26, 2020

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Developer: ‘Big’ project will change perception of Columbia Colonnade
BLOOMSBURG — The owner of Columbia Colonnade said he plans to demolish part of the building to make way for a project...
Borough cites man over his antique manure spreader display
CATAWISSA — Ron Fritz insists there’s no hidden message to the antique manure spreader he has displayed with a sign...
New book tells of Carbuilders era
BERWICK — You could argue this is a football town, or a running town. But there’s only one professional team that ever...
Numidia man, woman face drug counts
NUMIDIA — Police responding to a fight between a man and a woman ended up arresting both on drug charges, according to...
CATAWISSA — A man allegedly slashed three of his girlfriend’s car tires after a pizza delivery man referred to her as “...
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ARC Yard Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursdays-Sundays, 2877 Skatetown Road, Bloomsburg; must wear mask.
• Actress Elizabeth Gillies, 27. • Actress-singer Taylor Momsen, 27. • Actress Bianca Santos, 30. • Actress Kate...
1775: The Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General. 1908...
N. Korea city on lockdown SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed the city of Kaesong near...
Columbus statue divisive PHILADELPHIA (AP) — City officials told a city commission on Wednesday that a statue of...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-9-14-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-7, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-1-9, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-6-5-8...
 
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Man had pocket full of drugs, cops say BERWICK — A Berwick man who Turkey Hill staff said was stumbling around the...
TMI decommissioning sets off alarm bells among regulators, watchdogs
MIDDLETOWN (AP) — It’s been more than 41 years, but Stephen Mohr still remembers how he knew something went wrong at...

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NEW YORK — Love in the age of coronavirus sometimes requires a lawn. Couples with dashed wedding plans due to lockdown...

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Signs increasingly point to pandemic getting worse before it gets better
HOPE VALLEY, R.I. —News articles don’t carry Hollywood-style viewer ratings or trigger warnings. Maybe this one should...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional watchdogs are questioning the government’s decision to award a $700 million coronavirus...

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Former Elysburg resident, coach bus driver
Norman Allis, 78, died unexpectedly, but peacefully, on July 8 at Winter Haven Hospital, Fla., with his wife Janet by...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A water district in Maine is collecting sewage samples for testing to determine the prevalence of...
Pediatrician had practice in Nescopeck
Dr. Robert C. Kreuzburg, M.D., 82, a resident of Garden Spot Village, New Holland, passed away at home on Friday, July...
SOUTHERN SHORES, N.C. (AP) — The bright white sand dollars prized by Outer Banks beachcombers and coveted by craft...
Complete obituary in Monday’s newspaper
Helen Anne Pollard, age 80, of Catawissa passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at her residence under the care of...
SHARON — A Danville man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a woman in western Pennsylvania, according to the...

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FUNK, Neb. — Cornfield fashion is a mix of required gear and personal touches for Hagan Detasseling employees — mostly...
Swimming hole access cut off FORESTHILL, Calif. (AP) — Park officials have shut vehicle access to a pristine swimming...

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“We are experiencing a typical late-July weekend. “Yesterday was hot, with moderate humidity. Today will also be hot,...
GOP proposal cuts unemployment
WASHINGTON (AP) —Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Republicans were set to roll out the next COVID-...
NEW YORK (AP) — If Black, Hispanic and Native Americans are hospitalized and killed by the coronavirus at far higher...
 
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In general, using as little of your credit card limits as possible is better for your score. So logic would suggest...
The Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community in Danville has a new leader — Theodore (Ted) Spotts was recently named...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded in May: Beaver Twp. • Michael A. Hanaway, Robin M...
BLOOMSBURG — A longtime member of the board of directors of Rural Business Innovation recently stepped down, a press...
 
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The NFL Washington Redskins’ offensive nickname lasted 87 years, through a move from Boston to Washington, three owners...
THORN: During the next few weeks, some residents of Briar Creek Township plan to raise a stink about an astronomical...
I wonder what Jesus would do if he came back today? I mean, our world is such a mess, right? Pandemic, political...
People who oppose Trump, and that includes a number of former influential Republicans, cannot understand how Trump...
On their way to a justice of the peace to get married, a couple drive off the road and crash their car. Immediately...
While the coming presidential election is getting most of the attention, results in this November’s election will also...
 
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2020 Toyota C-HR
This week, we are driving a 2020 Toyota C-HR, a fairly new edition to the Toyota family. Listed as a compact by the EPA...
: Greg, I see a lot of different muscle cars from the 1960s and am wondering which specific models were built as non-...
 
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ST. LOUIS — Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched six solid innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the...
PHILADELPHIA — Phil Gosselin homered twice, Didi Gregorius went deep again and new dad Zack Wheeler won his...
WASHINGTON — Victor Robles jump-started Washington’s dormant offense by delivering three hits and four RBIs, including...
 
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Record heat and cold water go hand-in-hand. As people seek rivers, lakes and ponds as a source of relief during the hot...
Hector Britos may have set a new world record when he caught a sun fish that weighed 5.78 pounds. The catch was made on...
Shoot set for today The Keystone Sportsmen’s Association, Muncy, will hold an ATA shoot today. Singles, doubles and...
Today in Sports History
July 26, 1990 • Bloomsburg’s Legion team, led by Steve Chamberlain’s 2-for-3 outing, beats Mifflinburg for the...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. —There was no talk of championships when Denny Hamlin’s team met during NASCAR’s offseason to discuss...
Today BASEBALL Junior RBI at Turbotville Bloomsburg vs. Lewisburg........ 5 p.m. Bloomsburg at Warrior Run..........
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBCSN — FIM MotoGP: The Andalucia Grand Prix, Circuito de Jerez, Jerez, Spain ———————————————...

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may be losing, but that doesn’t mean Joe Biden is winning. At least that’s the...

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The Cheyenne (Nebraska) County Commissioners vented their frustration July 6 over an alarming threat posed by a native...
NEW YORK (AP) — New dates have been announced for Justin Bieber’s previously scheduled 2020 tour, which is to take...

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ATHENS, Ala. — An old pottery kiln unearthed on a piece of property off Tillman Mill Road near Big Creek could soon...
Rabid fox attacks woman in her bed GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman said she was attacked on her bed by...

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Classmates cancel summer reunions • BLOOMSBURG — Central Columbia High School’s Class of 1965 reunion is canceled for...
Graduates Two local women graduated from the University of Connecticut: • Cassie Marie Zerbe, Berwick, PhD in...
Families cancel summer reunions • The Diltz family reunion, which was to be held Aug. 2 has been canceled. • The...
Michael and Lana Zarski and Matt and Sue Abbate are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Tara Zarski...
 

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I’d like to applaud the fair board and Fair President Karshner for allowing the Monster Trucks and pushing to have a...

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Tattoo artist: More covering racist ink
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — A Vermont tattoo artist who has long offered free removal or covering of hateful skin art like...
Life after graduation is always an unknown. But the coronavirus pandemic has added even more uncertainty for the nearly...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
Master Gardeners cannot staff the Garden Hotline in Extension offices. However, they can respond to gardening questions...
 

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Would the new Millville postmaster please review and follow US flag etiquette? Is this defiant disrespect or lazy...
 

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The sidewalk tree limbs are all nicely trimmed along Market Street in Bloomsburg except in front of the post office,...
 

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DEAR ABBY: Last year I met a special man when I hired him to do some work related to my hobby. We easily fell into a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You can work alone or you can work with others because you are well-liked by your peers....
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Buttigieg’s next book has a unifying message. Liveright Publishing announced the former...