Stories from Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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New Danville building’s design glitch blamed
DANVILLE — Danville Fire Department headquarters is being moved back to the municipal building on Mill Street, just...
17-year-old jailed, charged as an adult
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick 17-year-old was jailed as an adult here early Sunday, after police said he tried to hit a man...
Bloom Fair kept competition quiet to avoid attracting big crowds
BLOOMSBURG — A statewide harness-racing record was set on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds track Monday when No Name Yankee,...
Increase is smallest in nearly three weeks
BLOOMSBURG — Eighteen more Bloomsburg University students have tested positive for coronavirus, the school reported...
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Blood Drive: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Columbia Colonnade, Buckhorn. BERWICK FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m.-noon, 400 Fowler Ave.,...
• Actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas, 39. • Singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson, 40. • Rhythm-and-blues singer Pink, 41...
1892: An early version of “The Pledge of Allegiance,” written by Francis Bellamy, appeared in “The Youth’s Companion.”...
Theme parks thrown for loop TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Theme park operators who spent months installing hand sanitizing...
• Nescopeck Borough Authority’s annual meeting will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Nescopeck Youth Center, 501 Raber Ave...
Turnpike crash kills three BERWYN (AP) — A two-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed three people,...
TREASURE HUNT: 09-10-11-19-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-5, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-2-8, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-8-...
 
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Columbia County Traveling Library is ready to hit the road to offer book-lending services in select areas around the...
Northumberland and Luzerne have new COVID-19 deaths
HARRISBURG — Newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Columbia County eased again from spikes of last week, but remained...
BERWICK — A driver stopped for having a large crack through his windshield also had a syringe and tourniquet, a...
 
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Educator taught at Northwest and Berwick H.S.
Robert O. Samsel, 88, of Nescopeck passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at his home. Born in Beach...
Loving wife, mother and homemaker
Debra A. Vencloski, 71, of Berwick passed peacefully after a courageous 11-year battle with cancer, Thursday, Sept. 3,...
Enjoyed lawn tractor pulls, looking for antiques
Harold E. Kase Jr., 56, of Coal Township and formerly of the Danville area, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept...
Full obituary to be published Wednesday
Brian D. Carter, age 53, of Bloomsburg passed away Monday morning, Sept. 7, 2020, at his Scott Township home under the...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Shirley M. Hartman, age 81, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday evening, Sept. 6, 2020, a patient of the Bloomsburg Care and...
Worked at Dana Corp. and enjoyed traveling
Robert C. “Bob” Cleaver, 87, of Berwick passed away on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at his home. He was born on Oct. 28,...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It was a busy Taco Tuesday at Midnight Sun Brewing Co. in Anchorage, Alaska — a blessing these...
PHOENIX (AP) — As people around them sat and napped, some sipping water in an air-conditioned shelter on another...
Gwendolyn O. Dorr Thomas W. Dorr and Angelica M. Houck of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Gwendolyn Onyx,...
A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Greg Kriner, a 1986 graduate of Benton High School. Cards and messages...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged Monday as a point of...
ATLANTA (AP) —Thousands of absentee ballots get rejected in every presidential election. This year, that problem could...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am recently divorced after a 19-year marriage, and to my great shock, I already find myself in love with...
Right wing extremists such as Mike Knapp along with Loudmouth Evy Lysk and FeDORKo want to criminalize dissent with...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have strong ideals. You are tactful, organized, disciplined and focused. It’s your turn for...
 
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“Our spell of warm, dry conditions, which began this past Friday, will continue for at least two more days. This means...
TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — A handcuffed Florida man died after bolting from police custody and jumping into Boca...
 
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Pandemic pushes expansion of remote treatment
As hospitals care for people with COVID-19 and try to keep others from catching the virus, more patients are opting to...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I hear about insulin resistance all the time. What is it and how do you prevent it? — M.E. A NSWER:...
Q. When my pharmacist dispensed a prescription for the antifungal drug fluconazole, he included the official...
 
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When I was small a bus use to pick us up & take us back & forth to Bloom a couple times a month in the Summer....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tensions coursing through the United States over racism and policing are likely targets for...
 
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Memories of long ago returned, not forgotten, but secured in the past or so I thought. Times were turbulent then, much...
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently announced that he, his wife and their 2 daughters have come down with and recovered...
Tunku Varadarajan, a visiting fellow at New York University Law School’s Classical Liberal Institute recently penned...
Students punished? Tell public
At West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, the university found out about student fraternity parties on...
Every free society has to walk a fine line between freedom and tyranny. Too much freedom and anarchy rules, no freedom...
 
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Johnson cashes in and finally wins the FedEx Cup
ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson hit his stride at just the right time and it paid off in a big way. Johnson finally won the...
Sept. 8
Sept. 8, 1990 • The Nittany Lions’ 17-13 loss to Texas at home spoils the beginning Joe Paterno’s 25th season as Penn...
Today GOLF High school Central at Midd-West...........3:30 p.m. Warrior Run at Danville........3:30 p.m. TENNIS...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. (Wednesday) FS2 — AFL: Gold Coast at Brisbane ——————————————— CYCLING 7:30 a.m....
The Links at Hemlock Creek WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Final standings Pts. Patterson/Laubach 169 Rambo/Johnson 156...
NEW YORK — Her breathing loud enough to hear in an empty Arthur Ashe Stadium, her third-set deficit a point from...
Selinsgrove Speedway Sept. 6 410 sprints (30 Laps): 1) 39M Anthony Macri 2) 3Z Brock Zearfoss 3) 21 Brian Brown 4...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Atlanta -121/+111 Miami at Chicago -118/+108 Cincinnati at San Diego -...
PHILADELPHIA — Jason Peters is back at left tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. Peters, a nine-time Pro Bowl pick and...
 
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PITTSBURGH — Cam Heyward knew his father, Craig “Ironhead” Heyward, bounced around the NFL during a decade-plus career...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 28 14.667 _ _ 7-3 L-1 14-6 14-8 Toronto 22 18.550 5 2½ 6-4...
NEW YORK — Jean Segura has helped all over the Philadelphia Phillies infield this season. Might have the bullpen’s...
MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Jeffers hit his first major league homer to spark Minnesota's four-run third inning, and Michael...
SEATTLE — Dylan Moore hit a solo home run and added a three-run double, Kyle Seager hit a two-run home run and surging...
ATLANTA — Miguel Rojas had four hits, including a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, and Miami beat Atlanta. Pinch-...
WASHINGTON — Washington ace Max Scherzer cooled off Tampa Bay with seven scoreless innings, and the Nationals used a...
CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks went eight innings, and NL Central-leading Chicago beat second-place St. Louis. The Cubs got...
CLEVELAND — Zach Plesac won his second straight start since returning to Cleveland’s rotation after a demotion for...
EDMONTON, Alberta —Victor Hedman put the Tampa Bay Lightning on his back and carried them to the Stanley Cup Final in...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The game plan from Boston coach Brad Stevens was simple: Start things off with an increased...
 
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