Stories from Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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1,000+ acre project shines light on zoning in Montour
DANVILLE — Talen Energy is eyeing an expansive solar energy farm on more than 1,000 undeveloped acres it owns near its...
Convenience store owner’s next step is state liquor agency to seek OK for license
BERWICK — Council members gave their blessing to a convenience store owner who is hoping to start selling beer and wine...
No deer, ‘I was flying,’ 17-year-old tells police, reporter
NESCOPECK TWP. — A teen driver escaped serious injury when he flipped his car end over end on a winding road outside...
Eateries may seat at 50% capacity starting Sept. 21
Pennsylvania restaurants will be allowed to seat more patrons inside after Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday he is...
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1776: The second Continental Congress made the term “United States” official, replacing “United Colonies.” 1942:...
Blood Drive: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Danville State Hospital, Montour Building, Danville. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Anthony...
• Country singer-songwriter Hunter Hayes, 29. • Actor Michelle Williams, 40. • Pop-jazz singer Michael Bublé, 45...
• Sealed bids marked “1989 Chevrolet 3500 Box Truck Bid” and directed to the attention of board secretary Missy...
Kanye not on Ariz. ballot PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Kanye West’s bid to appear on...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-14-15-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-5 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-0-4 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-6-1-3...
Killer gets 14-28 years PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 14 to 28 years in the death of a university...
 
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Local taxpayers are enjoying $501,012 in tax refunds, thanks to the Berwick Area United Way, says Rhonda Wieners,...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who became “very fidgety” and kept pacing back and forth during a June 5 traffic stop was found...
BERWICK — A police traffic stop because of a dark window tint led to drug charges against three people, after police...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Charges against a Bloomsburg woman who police say was found to have a small amount of marijuana in...
 
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Head chef at several local restaurants
Jan L. Milroy 46, of Ellenton, Fla., and formerly of Millville, went to be with the Lord, on Tuesday Aug. 18, 2020, at...
Devoted husband, father enjoyed live music
Brian D. Carter, 53, of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at his Scott Township home, surrounded by his...
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — It’s the time of year when gardeners are turning their ripe tomatoes into sauces and salsas and...
Machinist, welder did blacksmithing as hobby
Harvey F. Hause Sr., 79, of 90 Lawrence Drive, Catawissa, and formerly of Centralia, passed away on Monday, Sept. 7,...
Enjoyed bingo, pinochle, baking, crocheting
Shirley M. Hartman, 81, of Bloomsburg passed away on Sunday evening, Sept. 6, 2020, a patient of the Bloomsburg Care...
Honesdale native retired from N.Y. state DMV
Joan A. Bergmann Gay, 86, of Honesdale passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Elmcroft Senior Living in Berwick, where...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Who do we keep up with now? After more than a decade, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” will be...
AGUANGA, Calif. (AP) —Detectives on Tuesday investigated what prompted the Labor Day killings of seven people at an...
HELWIG-GRIFFITH — Dolores —Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. in Grace UCC Cemetery...
Dawn Wright will be celebrating her 90th birthday Sept. 16. Cards and well wishes can be sent to her at 420 Shaffer...
 
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HARRISBURG — Newly confirmed cases of coronavirus receded dramatically Tuesday in area counties, with none having more...
Washington (AP) —President Donald Trump is putting out the word that he is considering spending as much as $100 million...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —Summer came to an abrupt halt in parts of the Rocky Mountains on Tuesday as temperatures reaching...
 
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The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an...
Tech’s sudden sell-off continues NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus...
Not all that long ago, managing your home network’s security didn’t involve much more than installing an antivirus...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation’s largest utility said Tuesday it is executing smarter and shorter power shutoffs after...
 
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President Trump may believe that breaking rules is a way to show how broken our political system has become. However,...
A new program meant to encourage business development in Berwick’s downtown is a welcome development, so long as its...
In the Bible it tells men and women to go forth and multiply, but where does it say “ok, stop the world is over...
I am not sure this letter will persuade voters to change their votes regarding the upcoming presidential election....
After shopping for most of the day, a couple returns to find their car has been stolen. They go to the police station...
 
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“Tomorrow is considered the peak of the tropical storm and hurricane season. With the ocean water and air above it...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) —President Donald Trump expanded a ban on new offshore drilling Tuesday, an election-year reversal...
SHICKSHINNY — The American Legion Post here is celebrating its 100th anniversary Saturday with a display of military...
Man cleared of misbehavior BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of using foul language and making crude gestures toward his...
 
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NEW YORK — The disqualification of Novak Djokovic from the U.S. Open, and the absences of Rafael Nadal and Roger...
NFL supports fight as season is set to start
Four years later, the NFL admitted it was wrong and said it now supports Colin Kaepernick in his fight against racial...
Steelers couldn’t ignore the success punter has had
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t ignore Dustin Colquitt’s resume. The longtime Kansas City punter has...
 
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benton/northwest • COACH: Brian Hess, fifth year. • ASSISTANT: Scott Mrythel. • LAST YEAR: 25-5. • LEAGUE: PHAC-III...
Sept. 9
Sept. 9, 1990 • Dave Meggett’s 68-yard punt return helps to lift the New York Giants over the Eagles, snapping a four-...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Gold Coast at Brisbane 5 a.m. (Thursday) FS2 — AFL: West Coast at St....
PHILADELPHIA — Bobby Dalbec homered for his fourth straight game, his two-run shot in the sixth inning enough to help...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gary S??nchez and slumping New York lost its fifth in a row and fell for the 15th time in 20 games,...
NEW YORK — Rookie Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run homer, Rio Ruiz added a three-run shot as Baltimore hit four homers...
DETROIT — Spencer Turnbull allowed three hits in six scoreless innings, and Detroit broke the game open with five runs...
ST. LOUIS — Josh Donaldson, Nelson Cruz and Miguel San?? all homered, leading Minnesota to a victory over St. Louis in...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Khris Davis homered and hit an RBI double against previously unbeaten Zack Greinke, and Oakland sent...
Today GOLF High school Hazleton at Berwick..............3:30 p.m. TENNIS High school girls Danville at Loyalsock...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s Brooke Keister was the key cog at No. 2 singles, and Dana Lee and Sarah Bower made it a...
CLEVELAND — Maikel Franco drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and had an RBI single in...
WASHINGTON — Juan Soto drove in a run in his return to the lineup and Washington used strong relief pitching to beat...
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 23 18.561 4½ 2½ 6-4...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are headed to the Eastern Conference finals. Giannis...
 
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Sunday Aug23 I saw aguy walking around the flea market at the drive in in Hunlocks Creek with a live raccoon on his...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I were married 30 years when we ran into an old girlfriend (and ex-fiancée) of mine at a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: In September 2017, my son, then 17, was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital and ultimately diagnosed...
Q. I have macular degeneration, for which my doctor recommended special vitamins (AREDS) and injections in my eye every...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Your will power and strong self-discipline will help you overcome any challenges. It’s...
What should I look for in a hand sanitizer? Pick one that contains mostly alcohol, and has few other ingredients. The...
 
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