Stories from Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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Delaware man, 26, locked up on gun and drug charges
LIGHTSTREET — A man went to Scott Township Police to tell them he feared his son may try to kill someone in Berwick,...
Scott Township lawmen free deer caught on 4-foot metal fence
SCOTT TWP. — A pair of Scott Township Police officers were dispatched to an unusual rescue assignment Tuesday morning,...
Danville man allegedly lacked permit to carry a concealed weapon
DANVILLE — A borough resident pulled a gun on another man after the two argued over the volume of the music being...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A motorcyclist accused of leading police on a high-speed chase allegedly told police he didn’t hear...
DUI suspect accused of fleeing Danville wreck caught on camera
DANVILLE — A Sunbury man who fled the scene of a car crash had been drinking, and was identified because a passer-by...
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Blood Drive: 2-7 p.m., Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center, 42 Community Drive, Benton. Clothing/...
1901: Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick” in a speech at the...
• Actor Tiffany Hines, 43. • Actor Michael Lombardi, 46. • Actor-comedian Katt Williams, 47. • Actor Cynthia...
Trump’s health questioned WASHINGTON (AP) — A new book is reviving questions about President Donald Trump’s...
• Benton Area School Board will accept sealed bids for a 1989 Chevrolet 3500 Box Truck at 600 Green Acres Road, Benton...
Ex was allegedly ambushed SHENANDOAH (AP) — Police say a Girardville man has been charged with ambushing his former...
TREASURE HUNT: 19-23-27-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-8; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-8-7; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-2-...
 
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The Jackson Mansion has reopened for tours, but you have to sign up in advance to guarantee a visit. The house at 344...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, the latest in a string of double-digit...
BENTON — The Columbia-Montour Boy Scout Council’s 42nd Annual Golf Tournament – First Columbia Bank Invitational will...
 
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Equipment operator enjoyed fishing
Jimmy Lee Carl Sr., 80, 215 Millville Rd., Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully at the home of his son, Jimmy Jr., with...
Retired insurance coder worked at Geisinger
Brenda J. Kile, age 71, of 131 Main St., Catawissa, died at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
DANVILLE — A Danville man stopped by police for driving without a valid registration on July 28 had meth and marijuana...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City postponed students’ return to classrooms by more than a week to keep working on...
Here are available school menus for the week of Sept. 7: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: No school. Tuesday:...
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held on Saturday at 7:15 a.m. at the Morris Family Restaurant at 6035 Columbia...
Eva M. McCurley Adam and Samantha McCurley of Catawissa are the parents of a daughter, Eva Mae, born Monday, Aug. 31,...
 
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HARRISBURG — On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and 10 of Pennsylvania’s members of Congress asked President Donald Trump’...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s highest court will take up another election-related lawsuit, it announced Tuesday. This one...
 
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CHICAGO (AP) — More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchise owners are suing the burger chain for discrimination....
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced new restrictions Tuesday on how it conducts any secret national security...
 
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Candid, passionate and even angry debate is an essential feature of a free and democratic society. The First Amendment...
In a week, the state will likely recommend — based on its COVID-19 statistics — that Columbia County’s schools stop the...
Remember in April and March when President Trump and Republicans said “Watch me lose this election?” Here we are in...
Last night a few over-the-hill fifty and sixty-something folks got together and began talking about our concerns for...
In this election year we must face our failure to uphold the ideals of American democracy. In caging immigrant children...
 
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“With moist ocean air delivering lots of clouds, yesterday was noticeably cooler. It was one of the most comfortable...
NEW YORK — Under the supervision of a bankruptcy judge, the Boy Scouts of America has launched a nationwide advertising...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus in this series. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP....
 
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Laughton scores in overtime
TORONTO — Scott Laughton scored on a redirect in overtime after Philadelphia blew a late two-goal lead, helping and the...
NEW YORK — This is was the sort of match Andy Murray came back for, the sort of competition and comeback he always...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reports began to filter out late Monday that Chiefs general manager Brett Veach and coach Andy Reid...
The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 2, 1990 • Toronto Blue Jays’ Dave Steib strikes out nine in 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians to record the...
DANVILLE — Danny Metzer shot a meet-best 40, and Danville defeated Milton, 170-196, in high school golf Tuesday...
Today GOLF High school Hazleton at Berwick............ 3:30 p.m. Bloomsburg at Midd-West... 3:30 p.m. Loyalsock at...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Fremantle at Richmond 2:30 a.m. (Thursday) FS1 — AFL: Melbourne at...
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Recalled OF Travis Demeritte from alternate training site. TORONTO BLUE...
PITTSBURGH —Ke’Bryan Hayes remembers his father’s instructions as a child, the ones that helped pave the way for the...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League At Colorado -125/+115 San Francisco At Cincinnati -131/+121 St....
Sept. 15 — Last day to be contracted to an organization and be eligible for postseason roster. Sept. 29-30 — Wild-card...
NEW YORK — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph fastball near the head of pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau while...
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola tossed two-hit ball over eight innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and Alec Bohm...
MIAMI — Starling Marte celebrated his Miami debut with a tie-breaking homer in the eighth inning, helping the Marlins...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 25 12.676 — — 8-2 L-1 12-5 13-7 New York 20 14.588 3½ — 4-6...
CINCINNATI — Brad Miller homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, and St. Louis pounded Sonny Gray and...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Marcus Smart made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the...
 
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A handful of the dozens of experimental COVID-19 vaccines in human testing reached the last and biggest hurdle Tuesday...
 
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Given all of the recent COVID19 cases in town,which means all of the restaurants and many of the businesses have had...
 
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DEAR ABBY: Although he has never hit me, my husband has been emotionally and verbally abusive ever since our wedding...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 71-year-old woman recently diagnosed with gout. I have been put on colchicine and allopurinol....
We are bombarded with COVID numbers, most reported without context. As of Aug. 25, the virus had been cited as the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are practical, serene and organized. You also have leadership abilities. This year you will...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Miranda Lambert turns her “Wildcard” into an ace as the leading nominee at the...
 
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