Stories from Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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Health and safety concerns are cited
BLOOMSBURG — After months of uncertainty, Bloomsburg Fair announced Tuesday it has canceled this year’s event because...
Montour County looks to distribute $1.64M in federal relief funds
DANVILLE — Renovations to convert the former Danville Elementary School into Montour County’s new administrative center...
BLOOMSBURG — A plan for Bloomsburg University students to return to campus this fall had one “glaring” omission,...
No new COVID-19 deaths reported in area counties
Press Enterprise Managing Editor HARRISBURG — Area counties’ daily totals of confirmed coronavirus cases continued to...
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• Actress Cait Fairbanks, 27. • Actor Matt Prokop, 30. • Actor Josh Radnor, 46. • Actor Wil Wheaton, 48. •...
1914: Transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversation between New...
DRY GOODS GIVEAWAY: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Berwick Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St., Berwick. POP-UP MARKET: 8 a.m...
Protest response defended WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law...
• The Department of Community and Economic Development is accepting proposals for projects to meet the remaining needs...
Businesses challenge Wolf HARRISBURG (AP) — Bar and restaurant owners said Tuesday they have been unfairly blamed for...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-9-11-24-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-2; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-9-6; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-9-...
 
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Even the COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop us from celebrating the joys our borough offers! Celebrate Berwick is taking...
SALEM TWP. — Three men from the Berwick area were arrested for driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs,...
MOCANAQUA — St. Mary’s Church in Mocanaqua is cancelling its annual homecoming picnic, held Labor Day weekend, due to...

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Nurse retired from Merck & Co.
Janet L. Betz, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Nottingham Village in Northumberland. She was...
Worked at Bloomsburg School District
Kristine Marcella Gallagher, 47, of Bloomsburg passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 24, 2020. She was born on...
Ran Ditzler’s Stationery Store
Walter John “Jack” Ditzler Jr., 83, of Danville passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his residence. He was born...
Assistant professor at Bloomsburg University
Dr. Robert Samuel Moschgat, 49, of Catawissa and formerly of Johnstown, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, July 26,...
Traveled throughout the country
Paul E. Walker Jr., 51, of Danville passed away suddenly on Friday, July 24, 2020. Born in Bloomsburg, June 13, 1969,...
Arrangements to be announced
Harrison L. Phillips, 76, formerly of Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton, died Monday evening, July 27, 2020, at Geisinger...
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman accused of intentionally crashing her car into another vehicle carrying her 3-month-old daughter...
BOSTON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer says Hollywood needs to do better casting people with disabilities...
HOUSTON (AP) — Two people were injured when a single-engine airplane crashed in a residential area in Houston early...
CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking member of the Chicago Police Department who was promoted earlier this month was found...
DESSINO — Please join us in celebrating the life of Michael Dessino on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Frosty Valley...

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DEAR ABBY: Three months ago, my husband ran into a second cousin he hadn’t seen in 40 years. They were close for a...
When is Joe Biden finally going to get out of his basement, and Nancy Pelosi pull her head out of her butt and start...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —The differences over the next coronavirus aid package are vast: Democrats propose $3 trillion in...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republicans once dominated voting by mail in Florida. That was before President Donald Trump...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are creative, inventive and bold. You are also idealistic. It’s encouraging to see that your...

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“A cold front crossing Pennsylvania yesterday resulted in a variably cloudy Tuesday that was some 10-15 degrees cooler...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Watchmen,” cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Space Camp, an educational program attended by nearly 1 million people, including a dozen who...
 
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‘They have a lot of great players on their team’
Zach Aston-Reese pondered the question for a minute. “I’m not exactly sure who is on their first line,” the Penguins...
The sweetest sound of the NHL break for the Flyers didn’t come from the first bite of the skate blade into the ice or a...
Virus outbreak makes it ‘difficult to focus on baseball’
MIAMI — Major League Baseball suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday, and the Philadelphia Phillies will...
 
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Forget hitting a rookie wall or stumbling into the playoffs exhausted and banged-up. The NBA’s break because of the...
July 29
July 29, 1990 • Mackey Sasser’s grand slam helps lift Dwight Gooden and the Mets to a 6-0 win over the Cardinals....
Today BASEBALL Senior RBI Berwick at Mt. Post...............5:45 p.m.
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING July 25 Squad 1: Rick Ward, 23; Tom Arnold, 23. Squad 2: Ward, 23; Paul...
HORSE RACING 1 p.m. FS2 — NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ——————————————— KBO...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Wednesday National League at Cincinnati -120/+110 Chicago Milwaukee -153/+143 at...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Exercised 2021 contract options for manager Dusty...
BERWICK — After digging itself into a hole, Berwick’s Junior RBI League baseball team posted a six-run fifth inning and...

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From players ignoring prohibitions on handshakes, high-fives and hugs, to some sitting noticeably closer than six feet...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 4 1.800 _ _ 4-1 W-4 4-1 0-0 Baltimore 2 1.667 1 _ 2-1 W-2 0...
CINCINNATI — Javier B??ez homered twice, doubled and scored on a deft dive to the plate, Alec Mills went six solid...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a two-run single during Tampa Bay's five-run third inning, and the Rays beat...
DETROIT — Jonathan Schoop and Christin Stewart each hit a two-run homer in the third inning to lift Detroit to a...
WASHINGTON — The reigning World Series champion Nationals dropped to 1-4 in the pandemic-shortened season with a loss...
CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor and Bradley Zimmer each homered and drove in two runs, propelling Cleveland to a victory...
Jimmie Johnson finally fulfilled his childhood dream of driving an Indy car with a test session Tuesday. When the seven...
Brady and Brees aren’t the B words dominating the opening of NFL training camps. Try baseball and babysitting. As...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 60-year-old female who went through menopause at age 45. My belly has blown up like a balloon,...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine hit back Tuesday against the “perpetuators and the perpetrators”...

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After World War II, 50 percent of Americans polled said they didn’t believe Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed...
Town got wish, now must pay for it
The Bloomsburg Town Council members laid down their position clearly Monday night: They didn’t want the Bloomsburg Fair...
President Dwight Eisenhower was a member of the Republican Party, the party that today openly represents the interests...
Contact tracing identifies people who have an infectious disease— called “cases” — and people they came in contact with...
As the storm raged, the captain realized his ship was sinking fast. He called out, “Anyone here know how to pray?”...
1-C; 2-D; 3-D; 4-D; 5-B; 6-C; 7-B
 
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