Stories from Sunday, September 6, 2020

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Some shops see fewer customers; some residents wary of downtown
BLOOMSBURG — Stephanie Severn, owner of Steph’s Subs on East Main Street, said business has fallen off markedly since...
BU archivist compiles book on school’s 127 years of football
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University football team’s first-ever game at East Stroudsburg in 1915 was a chaotic one,...
Superintendent: High schooler was in class for one day
DANVILLE — A Danville Area High School student has tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Ricki Boyle announced...
Deputies: Woman carrying meth, $600 in cash
VALLEY TWP. — A woman who was staying at the Super 8 Motel here, failed to stop for a Montour County sheriff’s deputy...
BERWICK — Police who responded to a store manager’s report of an older woman using a walker who he believed had stolen...
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• Actor Idris Elba, 48. • Actor Justina Machado, 48. • Actor Anika Noni Rose, 48. • Singer CeCe Peniston, 51. •...
1901: President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American...
ITALIAN FOOD PALOOZA: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., under the pavilion at St. Joseph’s Church, 721 Monroe St., Berwick. Take-out...
Ex-FBI agent blasts Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Strzok spent his FBI career hunting Russian and Chinese spies. After...
• Sugarloaf Township supervisors’ monthly meeting, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 14, in the township Municipal...
Mother, kids killed in blaze PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman and her three children were found dead after a house fire...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-18-25-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-3; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-4-0; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-1-0-...
 
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LIBERTY TWP. — A man stopped by police for erratic driving had been smoking marijuana, according to court papers....
CATAWISSA — Kimberly Connor of East Main Street, Catawissa, is seeking more than $12,000 from Drew Alexander of 106...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —Motorists who travel Martzville Road should be prepared for a detour starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday,...
 
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NEW YORK — As employees of small businesses get their first September paychecks, they’re probably receiving their usual...
Visitation, Mass set for Thursday
The Rev. Dominick Mammarella, 95, of Berwick died Friday, May 8, 2020, at the Berwick Retirement Village II. A...
Longtime owner of beauty salon
Bonnie L. (DeFrain) Davis, 72, of Berwick, passed away peacefully with her husband at her side on Friday, September 4,...
PITTSTON — WVIA will broadcast the 2020 9th Congressional District debate between Republican incumbent Dan Meuser and...
Arrangements to be announced Monday
Dawn L. (Watkins) Fleming, age 88, formerly of Millville and Elysburg, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Sept. 4,...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) —Colleges and universities are scrambling to find quarantine locations in dormitory buildings and...
The friends and family of Norma Beyers of Bloomsburg request a card shower for her 80th birthday on Sept. 12. Cards...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen’s tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix on Saturday set a high-temperature record of 115 degrees for the date as emergency crews rescued...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Angela Wynn had just launched her own project management business, hitting a career stride after years...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The famed Mustang Ranch brothel is eligible to apply for small business grants as part of money a...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party’s statement for the state voters’ pamphlet arrived 29 seconds too late...
 
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“If you were hoping for a dry, pleasant and comfortable Labor Day weekend, we’re enjoying a dandy. “It began Friday...
 
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Lockdown sends writer on musical odyssey
EDITOR’S NOTE: Virus Diary is an occasional feature showcasing the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of AP...
As work and home life meld, it’s difficult to maintain boundaries, stay productive and take care of your mental health...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening event on...
 
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Students watching the COVID-19 pandemic play out have reason to be wary of taking on additional loans for college. With...
ALLENTOWN — More than 1 million power outages have been avoided since 2015 thanks to PPL’s “smart grid,” the utility...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded July 1-10: Beaver Twp. • Robert W. Wells and...
HARRISBURG — By Sept. 14, unemployed workers in Pennsylvania should begin receiving an extra $300 per paycheck,...
 
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Medical treatment for child abuse injuries has spiked during pandemic. We talk about the damage wrought by COVID-19 in...
THORN: The issue that arose Thursday in a hearing at Columbia County Court was a disturbing one — defense documents...
Women, it’s time to celebrate and remember! One hundred years ago, on Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S....
This Labor Day we should celebrate America’s hard working men and women, especially the nurses, supermarket clerks, and...
 
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Government restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 have had no effect on a growing trend on the island of...
Ken Jennings also will have different role with the show
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Jeopardy!” is returning for its 37th season, with greater social distance between Alex Trebek and...
 
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Season concludes for Philadelphia
TORONTO — Thomas Greiss stopped 16 shots and the New York Islanders advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the...
Bulldogs, Tigers collide in marquee scrimmage
BERWICK — Southern Columbia and Berwick, two of Pennsylvania’s most storied high school football programs, were...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Authentic led all the way to win a Kentucky Derby unlike any other, kicking away from heavy favorite...
 
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 22 points and 11 boards and the...
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Monday, Aug. 31 Miami 115, Milwaukee 104, Miami leads series 1-0 Tuesday, Sept. 1...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 27 13.675 _ _ 8-2 L-1 13-6 14-7 Toronto 21 17.553 5 2 7-3 L...
NEW YORK — Seth Lugo got the Mets’ rotation its first win in more than three weeks, Phillies star Bryce Harper screamed...
BALTIMORE — New York ace Gerrit Cole had a dominating start go awry during a nightmarish sixth inning against Baltimore...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Trout became the Angels' career home run leader and Jo Adell celebrated with a game-ending, two-...
MINNEAPOLIS — Miguel San?? led Minnesota’s rally against Detroit’s bullpen with a home run and the tying single in the...
OAKLAND, Calif. —Ram??n Laureano homered to help Sean Manaea win his third straight start, and the Oakland Athletics...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Sandy Alcantara allowed one run over six innings, Corey Dickerson homered for the second...
CHICAGO — Adam Wainwright pitched six-hit ball into the seventh inning, and St. Louis beat Chicago in the first game of...
ATLANTA — The final hole at East Lake brought two strange sights Saturday at the Tour Championship. First, Rory...
PGA Tour Championship Second Round Dustin Johnson (-10) 67-70—137??????-13 Sungjae Im (-4) 68-64—132??????-12...
NEW YORK — In danger of her earliest exit at the U.S. Open since her debut 22 years ago, Serena Williams turned things...
 
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Records are made to be broken. That is especially true when those records are the fish caught by thousands of anglers...
Sept. 6
Sept. 6, 1990 • Rookie Randy Tomlin throws a three-hit complete game, his first, to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7...
Dennis Clouse, Bethlehem, caught the state record rainbow trout in Jordon Creek, Lehigh County. It weighed 15 pounds, 6...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 4 a.m. FS1 — AFL: West Coast at Western ——————————————— AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 —...
Pittston 169, Berwick 194 SEPT. 4 at Fox Hill Country Club BERWICK (194): Claudia Geiser, 48; Samantha Kaleta, 48...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club FIVE-STAND Sept. 3 Squad 1: George Burgett, 24. Squad 2: Doug Bardo, 19. Squad 3: Bud...
Williams Grove Speedway Sept. 4 410 sprints (25 laps): 1. Freddie Rahmer, 2. Brent Marks, 3. Anthony Macri, 4. Lucas...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at New York -153/+143 Philadelphia at Atlanta -128/+118 Washington at...
ATA shoot today An ATA shoot will be held at the Orangeville Club today beginning at 10 a.m. “Big 50” shoots are...
2020 — Authentic 2019 — Country House 2018 — Justify 2017 — Always Dreaming 2016 — Nyquist 2015 — American Pharoah...
 
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After the RNC convention in Washington DC the leftist Dem mayor allowed a mob to attack those leaving the event. Senior...
 
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Senior centers list week’s activities Note: Call your local senior center; seating is limited and reservations are...
BENTON — Here are upcoming programs offered at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 State Route 487: • Friday, Sept. 11, 9-11...
Anniversaries • Ginny and Ron Ryan of Stillwater celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4. They were...
On July 4, 2020, Anne Dickey, daughter of Clayton Dickey and Lori Sweeney Dickey of Leawood, Kansas, was joined in...
 
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2020 Mazda CX-5
This week, it is the popular 2020 Mazda CX-5 we review. The big news is the addition of an improved turbocharged...
 

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LOS ANGELES — An awkward youth is coaxed into a carnival’s house of mirrors for what looks to be an innocent flirtation...
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A man was rescued after being pinned under a tree for more than four days while working on...
 

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: Greg, I read your Collector Car Corner features in the Bloomsburg Press Enterprise. Thank you for your talent and...
LOS ANGELES — If you treasure the early years of “Saturday Night Live” or are a fan of “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” or...
STAMFORD, Conn. — With the previews about to start Tuesday night, a trickle of masked moviegoers made their way into...
NEW YORK — More than a dozen “60 Minutes” interviews with former President Barack Obama, beginning when he was a U.S....
 

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DEAR ABBY: My mother, who is 80 years old, hums her own made-up tunes. She has done it for as long as I can remember,...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You enjoy people and like to make new acquaintances. You live through your senses. You sense you...
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and singer Bette Midler is using words and pictures to tell a New York story. Her picture...