Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2020

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Lack of response draws commissioner’s ire
BLOOMSBURG — Forty-nine more students and another employee at Bloomsburg University have been diagnosed with COVID-19...
COVID-19 put pair on path toward downtown Danville
DANVILLE — Greg Ash and Deb Greenly both lost their jobs when COVID-19 struck. Instead of a setback, the couple saw it...
Press Enterprise Editor FRANKLIN TWP. — With Columbia County’s COVID-19 case count ballooning, Southern Columbia...
BERWICK — A panel of judges has revived a lawsuit filed by a man shot by a Berwick officer five years ago. Edwin Ramos...
DANVILLE — A Ferry Street business is cleared to roast coffee on site after receiving unanimous approval at a zoning...
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1939: Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Germany, two days after the Nazi invasion of Poland...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 Main St., Watsontown. BERWICK FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to...
• Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White, 34. • Actor Garrett Hedlund, 36. • Actor Ashley Jones, 44. • Singer...
Pelosi: Salon set me up SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she takes responsibility for trusting the...
• Southern Columbia Area School District is seeking bids to clean areas of the school for the term Oct. 1 through May...
Bill lets kids repeat classes HARRISBURG (AP) — The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill to...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-12-14-15-17 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-9; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-7-9; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-4-1...
 
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Disabled military veteran Dave Noblit of Elysburg, who lost both legs while serving with the Marine Corps in Iraq, will...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County continued its surge in confirmed coronavirus cases, with 17 added to its total Wednesday,...
VALLEY TWP. — A New York man who was stopped on Interstate 80 for an expired registration was in possession of a large...
CATAWISSA — Police found multiple bundles of heroin labeled “gas face” when they pulled over a driver for a suspended...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers in Washington, D.C., fatally shot a young Black man Wednesday, amid increased...
Mount Carmel native worked as hairdresser
Dolores (Karpovitch) Helwig-Griffith, 77, of 240 W. Fourth St., Bloomsburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at...
Loved cooking, helped with family farm
Ruth K. (Hall) McCarty, 95, passed away on Sept. 1, 2020. She was the widow of Clive D. McCarty, who passed away in...
Twelve would be built in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have for the first time approved a design for a small commercial nuclear reactor,...
33-year Weis Markets employee loved camping
Donna Nevius, 60, of Danville passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was...
Retired church custodian enjoyed classic cars
Robert G. “Bob” Allen Jr., 67, of Bloomsburg passed away on Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, 2020, at his Montour Township...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri father and son were sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the death of a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court has granted Carol Burnett temporary custody of her teenage grandson as the boy’s mother...
Front Street Beat correction A bridge project over Kitchen Creek at Mossville and Bethel Hill roads in Fairmount...
 
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HONOLULU (AP) — When Japanese military leaders climbed aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945, the...
SCOTT TWP. — A two-car crash here on Route 11 near Independence Ford sent three people to the hospital, police said....
BERLIN (AP) — German police said Wednesday they are losing hope of finding out who left a box of vials with hamster DNA...
 
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OK, Pennsylvania, it’s your turn. If the presidential election were like baseball, the regular season would be over....
Lisa Schaefer , executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, recently penned this...
I am writing in response to Tuesday’s editorial, “Warning shouldn’t stop schools.” While the editor makes a few good...
Most of my adult life, I’ve worked as a parent advocate and an organizer in labor and Democratic politics. From my own...
“We do hope and expect that more people over time will be able to return home... but practically speaking, it’s just...
 
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CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to furlough 16,370 employees in October. That’s down from an...
DEAR DR. ROACH: In the coronavirus pandemic, many people are getting tested for 1) active illness and 2) antibodies....
DEAR ABBY: I have been lucky enough to have fallen madly in love with the most wonderful man in the world. We have been...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have excellent people skills. You are also well organized and self-disciplined. This year...
 
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“Moist air over Pennsylvania resulted in yesterday being mostly cloudy, warm and humid with early morning showers. Some...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a new home: Netflix. Six months after detangling their work lives...
 
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The first thought that comes to mind when picturing grilling for Labor Day might be a perfectly cooked steak or a juicy...
There is an old saying that has several variations, but it goes something like this: “Every Mama crow thinks her baby...
Planning snacks you can enjoy with your children is a winning parenting strategy for spending more time together while...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 3, 1990 • Whitney Bull scores three goals, and Don Roland adds another as the berwick Eagles blank the...
HARRISBURG (AP) —The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday moved to relax restrictions on spectators at some...
NEW YORK — Tom Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified...
Today SOCCER High school boys CCCS at Belleville Mennonite.... 5 p.m. TENNIS High school girls Shikellamy at...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Carlton at Greater Western ——————————————— AUTO RACING 4:55 a.m. (...
BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Suspended P Aroldis Chapman, from New York Yankees, for three-days for intentionally...
PITTSBURGH — Todd Reirden is back with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team hired Reirden as an assistant coach under...
It’s all about the quarterbacks in the AFC North, a division that includes the reigning NFL MVP, the top pick in the...
Cup Series schedule-winners May 20 — Toyota 500 (Denny Hamlin) May 24 — Coca-Cola 600 (Brad Keselowski) May 28 —...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League Chicago -150/+140 At Pittsburgh At Philadelphia -165/+155...
 
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NEW YORK — So much uncertainty accompanied Angelique Kerber when she boarded the plane for her trip to the U.S. Open....
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...
PHILADELPHIA — Zack Wheeler tossed three-hit ball over 62/3 innings to outpitch Max Scherzer, Jay Bruce hit a solo...
MIAMI — Lourdes Gurriel homered and Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six solid innings to lead Toronto to a win over Miami....
DENVER — Garrett Hampson and Sam Hilliard homered and Colorado bounced back from a battering, rallying to beat San...
NEW YORK — Yankees reliever Ben Heller was ejected from Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays for hitting...
CINCINNATI — Joey Votto’s single in the bottom of the ninth drove in Shogo Akiyama as the winning run and Cincinnati...
BALTIMORE — Michael Conforto went 4-for-5 with a homer and five RBIs, and New York beat Baltimore. New York 200 011...
PITTSBURGH — Roberto Clemente’s legacy in Pittsburgh and his native Puerto Rico is secure. The club the Hall of Fame...
NEW YORK — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman was suspended for three games Wednesday, a day after he threw a fastball near...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jimmy Butler made two free throws with no time remaining and the Miami Heat wasted a six-point...
 
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So-called GOP Convention is an over-staged “Heeere’s Donny!” extravaganza, a made-for-TV drama fabricated to showcase a...
 
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