Stories from Friday, September 4, 2020

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Public defenders decry unfair advantage after document gaffe
BLOOMSBURG — Defense attorneys for men accused in two unrelated murders are calling for their charges to be dismissed...
Danville sewer official stresses masks, gloves can’t go in toilet
DANVILLE — Borough Sewer Superintendent Jane Graham has some ideas why residents have been flushing face masks, mops,...
SCOTT TWP. — A man who hit a newspaper delivery person’s truck head-on, sending her 11-year-old passenger to the...
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man suspected of stealing items from a car shouted to police he had a gun and pretended to pull...
School superintendents cite virus outbreaks at area businesses
Press Enterprise Managing Editor HARRISBURG — Columbia County’s total of daily new coronavirus cases leapt again...
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• Actor-comedian Kyle Mooney (TV: “Saturday Night Live”), 36. • Actor-comedian Whitney Cummings, 38. • Singer...
1888: George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark: “Kodak.” 1957: Ford...
FOOD TRUCKS: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Salem Township Fire Co. carnival grounds, 637 E. Fifth St., Berwick.
Man: Trump hat got me fired NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man says he was fired from a shipyard for refusing to...
• Valley Township supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the township Municipal Building, 29 Indian Run Road,...
Feds search nursing homes PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal agents searched two nursing homes Thursday. One, Brighton...
TREASURE HUNT: 11-17-21-22-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-6; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-7-4; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-4-...
 
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At last week’s Montour Area Recreation Commission meeting, board members discussed a proposed solar field that is hoped...
MIFFLIN TWP. — A man was charged with drunken driving 10 days after he was cited for driving with a suspended license,...
 
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Centenarian was avid reader and card player
Betty M. Weatherill, 100, formerly of Bloomsburg, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at the Nursing Care Center of...
Devoted homemaker enjoyed reading her Bible
Lola Mary Renninger, 88, of Bloomsburg went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at home...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Five members of a Louisiana family have died after a generator leaked carbon monoxide into...
Cops: Driver had crystal meth MIFFLINVILLE — A man pulled over on Interstate 80 for driving with a suspended license...
Veteran injured in Afghanistan Dave Noblit of Elysburg lost both legs while serving with the Marine Corps in...
Lorenzo A. Fedoriw Alexandria Smith and Travis Fedoriw, Williamsport, are the parents of a son, Lorenzo Alexander,...
 
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Out of all of Disney’s animated films, “Mulan” was the one that made the most sense as a live-action remake. Many...
BLOOMSBURG —Columbia County public defenders tried to move a hearing on the dismissal of two murder cases behind closed...
LIME RIDGE — Retirees from PPL have resumed their monthly breakfast, says an organizer. They will gather at 9 a.m....
 
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To all you Trump Lovers in 30 seconds, please help me out here! For the last 4 years, over 40 times, Trump has promised...
 
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FOWLERVILLE WOMAN. Consider this a long overdue thank you. I enjoy, and in fact seek out, your 30 sec submittals as...
 
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InsideSources.com With this year’s elections taking place during a global pandemic, absentee and early voting are...
ROSE: Police body cameras have provided key evidence in plenty of cases since they became more commonplace in the past...
Like many small business owners, I realize that a successful business needs the support of many different groups of...
I hope we get it right. Data collection for the 2020 U.S. Census ends soon. This census, the 22nd in U.S. history, has...
When I left the grocery store the other day, I realized my keys weren’t in my pockets. Suddenly, it came to me: I...
1-B; 2-D; 3-C; 4-D; 5-B; 6-C; 7-A; 8-A; 9-B; 10-D
 
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DEAR ABBY: My wife of 10 years keeps all kinds of secrets from me. We let her adult daughter, “Maude,” move in. Maude...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I wear a face mask whenever I go into a store. My problem is that even wearing a mask for a short time...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a natural problem-solver. You handle situations with skill, tact and intelligence....
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled most of his advertising from TV over the past week, ceding the...
 
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“Showers developed in our southwestern counties yesterday and moved into our area by mid-afternoon. These light showers...
LATROBE (AP) — With two months until Election Day, President Donald Trump on Thursday honed the “law and order” message...
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple is delaying a new privacy feature in the next version of its iPhone operating system...
 
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Offensive lineman eyes delicate balance
PITTSBURGH — Maurkice Pouncey didn’t love the collective bargaining agreement the NFL Players Association reached with...
Positive test will end a driver’s title bid
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR has decided it will not grant COVID-19 relief during the playoffs, meaning a positive...
Flyers win, force decisive Game 7
TORONTO — Ivan Provorov scored at 15:03 of the second overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders...
NEW YORK — Far too young to remember Tom Seaver’s glory days, Pete Alonso and the New York Mets found a perfect way to...
 
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Tsvetana Pironkova took a three-year break from tennis to have a son, missed the sport and now is playing every other...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 26 12.684 — — 8-2 W-1 12-5 14-7 New York 20 16.556 5 1 4-6...
PITTSBURGH — First-time father Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in his return from paternity leave to lead the...
Wednesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 9, Baltimore 4 Toronto 2, Miami 1 Atlanta 7, Boston 5 Cleveland 5, Kansas City 0...
PHILADELPHIA — Alec Bohm hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning and Philadelphia beat Washington,...
NEW YORK — Pete Alonso hit a two-run homer leading off the 10th inning Thursday night, lifting the Mets to a come-from-...
HOUSTON — Aledmys Díaz hit a three-run homer and Michael Brantley added three RBIs, leading Zack Greinke and Houston to...
PHILADELPHIA — Dick Allen’s No. 15 was retired by the Philadelphia Phillies in a ceremony Thursday, a long overdue...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Facing the absolute brink, the Toronto Raptors suddenly have life. OG Anunoby caught a...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 4, 1990 • Bo Orlando, a Berwick H.S. and West Virginia University graduate, makes the Houston Oilers’ 47-man...
BELLEVILLE — Jason Manges scored a pair of goals and Columbia County Christian defeated Belleville Mennonite, 4-2, in...
Today SOCCER High school boys CCCS at Muhlenberg........... 3:30 p.m. High school girls CCCS at Muhlenberg...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. ESPN2 — AFL: Collingwood at Brisbane 5:30 a.m. (Saturday) ESPN2 — AFL: Port...
While the NFC East hasn’t had a repeat winner in 16 years, Philadelphia at least has a head start on the concept. The...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have acquired safety Ronnie Harrison in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who will...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League At Pittsburgh Off/Off Cincinnati At Pittsburgh Off/Off Cincinnati...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITESOX — Recalled LHP Bernardo Flores Jr. from alternate training site....
Cup Series Points Leaders Through Aug. 30 1. Kevin Harvick, 2057. 2. Denny Hamlin, 2047. 3. Brad Keselowski, 2029...
Sept. 29-30 — Wild-card games. Oct. 15 — International amateur signing period closes, 5 p.m. EDT Oct. 20 — World...
 
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Three area veterans were the recipients of quilts presented by Columbia County Quilts of Valor recently. Their stories...
DETROIT (AP) — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A man drove a pickup into a retention pond outside a Florida courthouse on Wednesday,...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Thursday as high-flying technology companies took a tumble after...
Public health departments have struggled for months to test and trace everyone exposed to the novel coronavirus. Now,...
 
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