Stories from Saturday, August 1, 2020

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Authorities: New evidence found in death of Berwick woman last fall
BERWICK — Eight months after a judge said there wasn’t enough evidence to hold Michael Allen Porth on charges of...
Three accused of damaging Hess Recreation fields
MAHONING TWP. — Police have charged three men as the truck-driving vandals responsible for causing upwards of $2,000 in...
Records show new charges filed weeks later
BERWICK — A Berwick man overdosed in a gas station bathroom, landing on his face in a stall, police say. Nicholas...
MAHONING TWP. — A resident of Grandview nursing home who was upset with his roommate is accused of twice trying to...
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1907: The U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force. 1912:...
• Actor James Francis Kelly, 31. • Actor Elijah Kelley, 34. • Actress Taylor Fry, 39. • Actor Jason Momoa, 41...
FREE GRAB-AND-GO MEAL: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Berwick Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St., Berwick. Take-out food sale: 3-8...
Fauci upbeat about vaccine WASHINGTON (AP) — Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans...
• Montour Township supervisors will hold a budget workshop at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the municipal building, 195 Rupert...
State to pay ballot postage HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania will foot the cost of postage for voters to mail in ballots...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-10-13-24-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-8; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-3-8; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-2-2...
 
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HARRISBURG — The number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in regional counties Friday was the lowest in weeks, the...
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a challenge to the governor’s statewide moratorium on foreclosures...
DANVILLE — A New Jersey man seen driving carelessly and weaving his car between travel lanes along Interstate 80 just...

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U.S. Army veteran worked in casino industry
Rebecca A. “Becky” (Kingsbury) Vick, 61, of Las Vegas, Nev., and formerly of Stillwater, passed away peacefully on July...
LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker Alan Parker, one of Britain’s most successful directors whose movies included “Bugsy Malone,” “...
Managed the Brass Pelican Restaurant
Monica L. Diltz, 62, 15 Kingsbury Drive, Benton (Central), died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 30, 2020, while helping...
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — An 11-year-old Rhode Island boy clamming with his grandfather found a giant quahog that is...
Arrangements to be announced Sunday
Paul L. Thomas II, 80, 101 Nottingham Lane, Bloomsburg, died at 12:27 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, at the Geisinger...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Friday that she would extend for two more weeks measures...
CAIRO (AP) — A speeding truck trying to overtake a car crashed into a passenger bus on a highway in northern Sudan on...
Funeral services to be private
Brandi L. Comstock, 27, of Catawissa passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Funeral services will be private at the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey...

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DEAR ABBY: I am a small business owner. My store has local (repeat) and one-time customers. The other day, while...
WASHINGTON (AP) —American consumers increased their spending in June by a solid 5.6%, helping regain some of record...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a leader. You survive by making decisive decisions fast. Your hard work will start to...

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to restrict what land and water areas can be declared as “...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said Friday they’...
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named 36 new members to Parliament’s unelected House of Lords on...
HONG KONG (AP) —Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated...
 
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Berwick woman, don’t feel bad you didn’t know you have to be a registered Republican to vote in Republican primaries....
PLAN AHEAD Prayer breakfast, Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Blvd., South Centre Township, 7:15 a.m. Saturday...
Prayer breakfast speaker named SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Scott Fisher will be speaking at a prayer breakfast at Morris...

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“Our weekend will have one dry day and one wet one. Today will be dry, with warm temperatures and increasing clouds....
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Longtime country music disc jockey Bill Mack, whose “Blue” became a hit for LeAnn Rimes and...
 
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If all goes well, NHL will have champ soon
TORONTO — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman took a short break from watching the final few exhibition games Thursday to...
Manfred, Clark talk as MLB struggles with COVID
MIAMI — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with union leader Tony Clark on Friday about the importance of players...
CHICAGO — Standing on a corner on Waveland Avenue, Moe Mullins has seen them come and go. Sosa and McGwire. The...
(AP) — St. Louis Cardinals assistant general manager Moisés Rodríguez has been expecting the news that came down Friday...
 
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NORTHUMBERLAND — Jacob Reifer got the win in relief, had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bloomsburg’s Senior...
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Aug. 1, 1990 • A wild pitch sparks a 13-run rally by the Bloomsburg Legion team in a win over Moscow. Aug. 1, 2000...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 3 a.m. FS1 — AFL: Sydney at St. Kilda 4 a.m. (Sunday) FS2 — AFL: Collingwood at Fremantle...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — CJ McCollum scored 33 points, teaming with Damian Lillard for 11 of Portland’s 16 in overtime...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB x-Toronto 46 18.719 — x-Boston 43 22.662 3½ x-Philadelphia 39 26....
NEW YORK — His chambers left empty, Aaron Judge still rules right field at Yankee Stadium. Judge homered for the...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Brendon Todd’s putter is more than making up for any lack of power off the tee at the World Golf...
FedEx Invitational Second Round Brendon Todd 64-65—129 -11 Rickie Fowler 64-67—131 -9 Byeong Hun An 68-65—133 -7...
Today No events scheduled ———————————————Sunday BASEBALL Senior RBI Berwick at Swoyersville........3:30 p.m.
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Atlanta OFF/OFF New York San Diego -120/+110 at Colorado at Chicago -...
Berwick Golf Club WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 12 — Front 9 W L Tom Sterner/Scott Diltz 37.5 10.5 Bill Borys/...
Mitchell Trubisky insists he is one motivated quarterback. He comes into a make-or-break season locked in a...
 
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Remember the stories blaming America’s virus resurgence on states reopening too fast and praising other countries for...
ROSE: Sometimes subtraction is addition. For some years, it’s been clear that the old concept of a mall has seen its...
Just as we usually have advance warning before a hurricane strikes, the nation has been warned for months about an...
When Pew Research Center asked black and white Americans last year, majorities of each group agreed that race relations...
Alice planned to bake a cake for her church’s bake sale, but she forgot to do it until the last minute. She quickly...
 
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August is the month for two garden W’s: weeding and watering. Regular attention to both keeps a vegetable or flower...
For the millions of Americans who struggle to afford an unexpected expense, high-interest payday and online loans may...
King Beyoncé’s new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion. The superstar transports you...
 
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