Stories from Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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Leaders to send ‘strongly-worded’ letter urging cancellation for safety
BLOOMSBURG — After seeing participants at several Bloomsburg Fairgrounds events ignore social-distancing guidelines and...
Masks, with some breaks, will be required, super says
BERWICK — School directors here approved a mixed reopening plan, with elementary students attending class five days a...
Berwick man, 39, accused of impregnating disabled teen
BERWICK — A Berwick man on Monday waived a preliminary hearing on charges he raped a mentally disabled 17-year-old girl...
BERWICK — Berwick Schools Athletic Director Bo Orlando tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks ago, but he and...
Former Bloomsburg youth has chance to erase felony drug charge under plea agreement
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg teen who told police he sold small amounts of marijuana to “make some money” last summer...
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FREE GRAB-AND-GO MEAL: 4-5 p.m., Berwick Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St., Berwick. Intro to Fly Fishing Meet-Up: 12-...
• Actor Jon Michael Hill, 35. • Actor John David Washington, 36. • Country singer Carly Goodwin, 39. • Actress...
1932: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans who had gathered in...
Mnuchin, Pelosi talk relief WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for...
• Benton Area School District seeks applicants for appointment to the School Board, effective immediately. Applicants...
Several leap from fatal fire ALLENTOWN (AP) — Fire swept through a three-story home here Monday morning, killing a man...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-20-22-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-2, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-6-7, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-2-...
 
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Millville Community Fire Company is getting a boost in funding from the state Forestry Department to help protect...
State’s infection increases slow from last week’s high
HARRISBURG — Newly confirmed cases of coronavirus ticked upward noticably in area counties over the three-day weekend,...
 
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Graveside service to be held Saturday, Aug. 1
Marcyl J. Laubach, 93, of Berwick passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the Berwick Retirement Village II. She was born...
Berwick native had 20-year career in Navy
Larry A. Boone of Mount Laurel, N.J., passed away on April 19, 2020, at the age of 83. Larry was the son of John and...
Former longtime biology teacher at Bloom H.S.
Gerard Paul “Gerry” Dick, age 81, 7 Terrace Drive, Washingtonville, passed away at the AristaCare at Hearthside Nursing...
Instrumental in developing financial software
Greg Lalli Jones of Austin, Texas, passed away at home on June 10, 2020. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Aug. 4,...
Florida woman survived by family in area
Sabrina May (Young) Martinez, 42, of Summerfield, Florida, and formerly of the Benton area, died early Sunday morning,...
Worked in garment industry, enjoyed outdoors
Ruth Mae (Snyder) Cotner, age 93, of 606 Valley Road, Danville (Grovania), died Sunday afternoon, July 26, 2020, at...
Services to be held at convenience of family
Susan S. Parks, 79, of 54 Jackson Road, Elysburg, passed away on July 25, 2020, in her home surrounded by her loving...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Dr. Robert Samuel Moschgat, age 49, of Catawissa and formerly of Johnstown, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 25,...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslim pilgrims have started arriving in Mecca for a drastically scaled-down hajj,...
Services to be private for native of Berwick
Claire (Fenstemaker) Kemp, 93, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Wellspan York Hospital. She was the wife of the late...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Kristine Marcella Gallagher, age 47, of Bloomsburg passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 24, 2020, at her residence...
• Marshall Johnson, 372-B Millertown Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, is celebrating his 97th birthday today. A card shower...
Author didn’t graduate from Danville Author Matthew Lysiak attended Danville Area High School, but did not graduate...
 
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s existing reopening guidance for schools is too vague, and superintendents and school...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor says legislation to require that state government agencies continue...
Pot found during Shick traffic stop SHICKSHINNY — State Police charged a Berwick man with possessing a small amount of...
Residents sued over credit BERWICK — Midland Funding, of Philadelphia, recently filed civil cases at the district...
 
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Residents of Briar Creek Township were forced to hook on to the Berwick Sewer. We had to pay to hook on and we also had...
 
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Community is a relationship. If we want to improve relationships of the community, we should strive for understanding...
With the threat of COVID-19, schools already knew they’d be facing unprecedented challenges this fall. But as we’ve...
The stink from a zoning dispute in Catawissa may linger even if a manure spreader that now serves as a planter in Ron...
There still seems to be some confusion regarding the Nescopeck Townwide Yard Sale set for Saturday. First, this is...
As customers slowly trickle back into stores and workers punch back in at reopened businesses, there’s one thought on...
A man lay sprawled across three entire seats in an old-time movie theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he...
 
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“July has been a hot one, not with a lot of 100-degree days, but the persistence of 90-degree ones. Nine of the past 14...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Murtice Sherek is not excited about Joe Biden. The Minnesota Democrat, a 79-year-old retired nurse,...
Having a tough time recognizing your neighbors behind their pandemic masks? Computers are finding it more difficult,...
CHICAGO (AP) — There has been a reduction in homicides and shooting incidents in Chicago since the city’s police force...
 
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Virus transmission keeps scientists grasping for clues
One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’ve been a vegetarian for the past few years, and I’m concerned about how to get enough protein...
Q. You’ve written about sunscreen, but I haven’t seen you address the topic that worries me most. By using sunscreen...
 
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DEAR ABBY: Is it ever too late to apologize to an ex-boyfriend? I’m in my mid-40s now, and over the last three years, I...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress and the White House resume their efforts to agree on a new economic aid package, evidence...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are confident, outgoing and independent. You are adventurous and determined! It’s your turn...
 
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East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 3 1.750 _ _ 3-1 W-3 3-1 0-0 Baltimore 2 1.667 ½ _ 2-1 W-2 0...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hunter Renfroe homered twice and Tampa Bay pitchers set a team nine-inning record with 19...
WASHINGTON — Teoscar Hern??ndez hit two of Toronto’s four solo homers off Aníbal S??nchez to account for all the Blue...
SAN DIEGO — Fernando Tatis Jr. raced around the bases on a three-run triple that highlighted a five-run rally and Trent...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Mark Canha homered for the first time this season, Chris Bassitt escaped a big jam, and Oakland beat...
DETROIT — Maikel Franco hit two of Kansas City’s six home runs, and the Royals pounded the Tigers, spoiling Detroit’s...
 
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Three MLB games nixed due to virus outbreak
MIAMI — The Marlins scrambled for roster replacements as they coped with a coronavirus outbreak. The New York Yankees...
For a day or two, it seemed like it might actually work. Baseball was back and, even if some of the familiar sights of...
 
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When the Boston Bruins boarded their flight bound for Toronto, they thought of it as just another long road trip. Sure...
July 28
July 28, 1990 • Kerry Collins and Frank Costa lead the Pennsylvania All-Stars back from a 20-point halftime deficit to...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s Dylan Harris pitched a gem and notched the win on the mound, Trystan Crawford earned the...
KBO BASEBALL 5:25 a.m. ESPN2 — Kiwoom at Doosan 5:25 a.m. (Wednesday) ESPN2 — Kiwoom at Doosan ———————————————...
Today BASEBALL Junior RBI Williamsport at Danville.......5:45 p.m. ———————————————Wednesday BASEBALL Senior RBI...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Tuesday National League at Cincinnati -105/-105 Chicago Milwaukee -145/+135 at Pittsburgh...
Through July 26 1. Denny Hamlin, 5. 2. Kevin Harvick, 4. 3. Brad Keselowski, 2. 3. Joey Logano, 2. 5. Ryan Blaney...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Dion Waiters took an open 3-opener and about 75 feet away, a dozen or so of his Los Angeles...
 
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