Stories from Saturday, September 5, 2020

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Party patrol, quick COVID diagnoses discussed with the school’s leaders
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s sheriff’s department may help town and university police patrol Bloomsburg to break up...
Keystone Innovation Zone offers help starting business, tax credits
BERWICK — Inventors, software designers and other creative entrepreneurs can get help starting their businesses — and...
Authorities: Shamokin resident went after kin following prison release
CATAWISSA — A woman who allegedly barged into a home and threatened a man just an hour after her release from prison...
Entrepreneurs seeking information about joining Berwick’s new Keystone Innovation Zone should call 570-245-0096 or...
Former radio newsman plans a signing at Danville business
DANVILLE — A new book by a Danville author has all the makings of a modern mystery: a forbidden romance, legal...
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• Actor Skandar Keynes, 29. • Actor Rose McGowan, 47. • TV personality Dweezil Zappa, 51. • Actor Kristian...
1961: President John F. Kennedy signed legislation making aircraft hijackings a federal crime. 1972: The Palestinian...
PRAYER BREAKFAST: 7:15 a.m., Morris Family Restaurant, Bloomsburg, speaker Tom Kobeck. Bloomsburg Farmers Market: 9 a....
Authorities: Foes both armed PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Both the suspect in the slaying of the right-wing protester here...
• For its Community Development Block Grant programs, Columbia County is compiling a list of businesses in fields such...
Three charged in baby death PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three men have been charged with homicide in the death of an infant...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-10-11-17-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-4; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-8-9; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-3-1...
 
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HARRISBURG — Columbia County continued its surge of new coronavirus cases Friday, adding 26 for its third-highest one-...
Cops: Man had meth BERWICK — A man pulled over for driving with a suspended license told an officer he “might” have “...
 
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Jack-of-all-trades had passion for junking
Charles O. Hart (lovingly known as Charlie), 89, of Tharptown began eternal life Sept. 3, 2020, at home surrounded by...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Days after the U.S. Census Bureau said that it had already taken steps to wind down operations for...
Danville graduate, decorated Vietnam vet
Rodney S. “Rod” Williams, 75, of Williamsport, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport,...
Three family members die; another person injured
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A small plane that crashed last weekend in Texas, killing three family members and injuring another...
Gannon T. Auchter Gauge and Vanessa Auchter of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Gannon Tyler, born Monday, Aug. 24...
Worked as LCCC security guard
Stephen E. Probst, 68, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at his home. Born in Berwick on April 30,...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August to a still-high 8.4% from 10.2%, with about half the 22...
 
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After looking at picture after picture on facebook of all the parents that take that FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL photo, my...
 
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The logic offered by the director of national intelligence for restricting in-person briefings for Congress on foreign...
THORN: Who hasn’t gotten into a fight about music? Whether it’s with a best friend who insists country is better than...
For millions of amateur and minor league baseball fans, the 2020 season was a bust. Not only did COVID-19 wipe out most...
Both political parties seem acutely aware that America has reached a moment of reckoning on justice reform. Since the...
Sue had hurried to the pharmacy to grab medication for her sick daughter, but when she came back to her car, she found...
 
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“August goes into the records as a wet month. My monthly total was 4.29 inches, while normal is 3.86 inches. During the...
 
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Here are the key ingredients NFL teams need to succeed
It’s Labor Day weekend, when every team has a perfect record and spouts optimistic claims of reaching untold heights,...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Forget the mint juleps in souvenir glasses, men in searsucker suits and women wearing hats exploding...
Flyers counting on goalkeeper Hart in Game 7
The last time Barry Trotz coached against Alain Vigneault in the playoffs, Trotz’s team blew a 3-1 series lead and lost...
NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka spiked her racket after one errant forehand late in the second set at the U.S. Open, then flung...
 
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ATLANTA — Five days later, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are still going at it. They dressed about the same Friday in the...
PGA Tour Championship First Round Dustin Johnson (-10) 35-32—67??????-13 Jon Rahm (-8) 34-31—65??????-13 Justin...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 27 12.692 _ _ 8-2 W-2 13-5 14-7 New York 21 16.568 5 1½ 5-5...
BALTIMORE — Miguel And??jar singled in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees ran their...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh took advantage of an uncharacteristically average performance by Cincinnati’s Trevor Bauer to...
BOSTON — Yairo Mu??oz had three hits and Boston salvaged a spit of their doubleheader as the “road” team at Fenway Park...
ATLANTA — Trea Turner gave Washington the lead by hitting a sixth-inning home run off Will Smith and the Nationals held...
EDMONTON, Alberta —Joel Kiviranta completed a hat track 7:24 into overtime to give Dallas a 5-4 victory over the...
NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta bounced back from the shortest start of his career by pitching seven solid innings to lead...
CLEVELAND — Corbin Burnes pitched six strong innings, Keston Hiura hit an RBI double in Milwaukee's four-run seventh...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are a game away from the Eastern Conference finals. And the...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rookie left-hander Josh Fleming won his third consecutive start, Michael Perez had a three-run...
 
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Berwick • COACH: Karen May, seventh year • LAST YEAR: 10-6 • LEAGUE: Wyoming Valley Conference • MAIN STRENGTH:...
Sept. 5
Sept. 5, 1990 • Mark Grace and Jerome Walton both drive in a pair of runs to lift the Chicago Cubs past the...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. ESPN2 — AFL: Port Adelaide at North Melbourne 11 p.m. FS2 — AFL: Hawthorn at St...
BERWICK — For those who just can’t wait any longer for high school football, today is their lucky day, as the Berwick...
Field for today’s 146th Kentucky Derby, with post position, horse’s name, jockey’s name and opening odds: PP Horse...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Cincinnati -138/+128 at Pittsburgh at New York -141/+131 Philadelphia at...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed RHP Alex Cobb on the 10-day IL. Recalled...
 
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JACKSON, Mississippi —They make too little money to qualify for federal help. Since the $600-a-week federal jobless...
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden declared President Donald Trump “unfit” for the presidency on...
 
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BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania announces these local students who received their academic degrees on...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for 12 years. He retired from the Army before I met him, and I serve,...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have will power and organizational skills. You bring order out of chaos. You will soon...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Britney Spears is welcoming public scrutiny of the court conservatorship that has controlled her life...
 
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