Stories from Thursday, September 10, 2020

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Berwick, Bloomsburg find cyber school option absent for many students
BERWICK — It’s two weeks into the school year, and a large chunk of Berwick elementary school pupils who signed up to...
Newest section of $17M levee system earns torrent of praise in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG —Flood protection efforts for Bloomsburg hit another milestone Wednesday. Local and state officials...
Airlines slump takes a toll at Sekisui Kydex
LIME RIDGE — An airline industry slumping because of the coronavirus pandemic is being blamed for 34 people losing...
Spending may top $100,000, director warns commissioners
DANVILLE — Montour County’s costs to provide safe homes and protective care for dependent or delinquent children is on...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University on Wednesday reported 19 new COVID-19 cases since Monday — continuing a sharp drop...
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1813: An American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the...
• Actor Gabriel Bateman, 16. • Actor Ryan Phillippe, 46. • Actor Colin Firth, 60. • Actor Amy Irving, 67. •...
BERWICK FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, 400 Fowler Ave., behind Keystone Community Bank. Fresh Express food pick up...
Book: Virus was downplayed WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump talked privately about the severity of the...
• Briar Creek Township supervisors will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 in Summerhill Fire Hall, 422 Summerhill Road, to...
Authorities: Gas killed family PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 35-year-old woman and her three children found dead after a row...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-15-18-24-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-7; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-3-9; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-1-...
 
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Catawissa’s fifth annual Blue/Red Charity Softball Game between the borough’s police department and fire company will...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County’s coronavirus cases passed 800 on Wednesday, just six days after the county passed 700 —...
Officials: Student tested positive for virus
DANVILLE — Danville Area School District shut down a kindergarten classroom after reports someone in the room tested...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Earn and Paper Boi were last seen flying to Europe on “Atlanta,” but they won’t touch down until...
 
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Central graduate retired from PennDOT
John E. Marshall, 71, of 77 Susies Lane, Danville, died at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the Geisinger Medical...
Experts: Terrible climate disasters coming
A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that...
Danville man was avid boater and motorcyclist
Jon V. Curry Sr., 67, of Danville passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the home of his daughter in Paxinos. Born in...
Shamokin native was Teamster truck driver
Barry A. Broscious Sr., 77, of Orangeville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, at his residence. He was born Nov. 15...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart will host the return of a popular telethon once spearheaded by the late Jerry Lewis to...
Caige S. Reinard Craig Scott Reinard and Taylor Leigh Burkhart, Danville, are the parents of a son, Caige Sawyer, born...
MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three people killed in a small plane crash near a Tennessee airport were Air National Guard...
 
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DANVILLE — Here are the 31 small businesses getting coronavirus relief funding awarded through block grants by the...
PHOENIX (AP) — Betsy Landin was listed by her parents on the 2020 census as living at her family’s Phoenix home when...
 
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Mr Biden you and Mr Obama did not stop the economic problems in 2009. How do I know because I am a blue collar worker...
 
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Whoever wins the election I will not cry if the person I chose does not win. I can handle it I can move on unlike how...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) —Breyer Horses and My Little Pony are neck-and-neck in the race to the National Toy Hall of Fame,...
 
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Perhaps you assumed, as many Americans do, that pharmaceutical companies believe in science. It’s the main component of...
We don’t have a vaccine for the coronavirus yet, but doctors say another shot will help hospitals this fall when there’...
Undeniable: the spike in Covid-19 cases on and off the BU campus is not due merely to untested returning students, but...
So when will we have PERMISSION to remove the “face coverings?” The thought on everyone’s mind was expressed at work...
The next time your wife gets angry, drape a towel over her shoulders and say, “now you’re SUPER ANGRY!” Maybe she’ll...
 
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma zookeeper sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering...
MIAMI (AP) — Customs officers at a Florida airport found nearly a half-million dollars being smuggled out of the United...
Here are available school menus for the week of Sept. 14: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Mini pancakes. Tuesday...
 
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“The cold air and snow that has fallen in the western states will mean very little for us. By the time this air arrives...
 
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Whether you have all the time in the world or are rushed, it’s a great idea to have a good, nutritious breakfast. These...
 
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NEW YORK — Before acting, Hilary Swank looked up at the sky and dreamed of blasting off to outer space. She got to...
Neither evening stocks nor jasmine tobacco are particularly worthy plants by day. But as darkness falls, the petals of...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Marie Larsen reads a lot of romance books. They’ve ranged from “Redeeming Love” by Francine Rivers...
 
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PITTSBURGH — Ryan Shazier wants to make something clear. His comeback from a spinal injury suffered nearly three years...
NEW YORK — They were just two particular points from Serena Williams’ latest three-set comeback at the U.S. Open, yet...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 10, 1990 • Joe Montana leads a 60-yard drive in the final two minutes to set up Mike Cofer’s field goal for a...
BERWICK — Samantha Kaleta shot a team-best 46 for Berwick, but it wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs fell, 157-193, in high...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Toronto Raptors faced a sizable early deficit. They trailed in the fourth quarter. And...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned C Deivy Grullon to alternate training site. CLEVELAND INDIANS...
Today GOLF High school Berwick at Tunkhannock...... 3:30 p.m. TENNIS High school girls Bloomsburg at Loyalsock...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — AFL: West Coast at St. Kilda 5:30 a.m. (Friday) ESPN2 — AFL: Richmond at...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League Atlanta -144/+134 At Washington At Miami -105/-105 Philadelphia...
Sept. 29-30 — Wild-card games. Oct. 15 — International amateur signing period closes, 5 p.m. EDT Oct. 20 — World...
 
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Deivi García earned his first major league win, Gleyber Torres drove in four runs and the New York...
DETROIT — Corbin Burnes allowed one hit in seven innings in another outstanding performance, and Milwaukee slugged its...
PITTSBURGH — Roberto Clemente’s iconic No. 21 has been a fixture in Pittsburgh for more than 60 years. Its presence has...
PITTSBURGH — James McCann went deep twice for the first multi-homer game of his seven-year career as Chicago drilled...
CLEVELAND — Danny Duffy pitched four-hit ball into the sixth inning and snapped a winless streak of nearly six years in...
 
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“I try to imbue my work with a sort of interiority,” says Lucy (Jessie Buckley), the artists-physics student-girlfriend...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with frozen shoulder after an X-ray by an orthopedic doctor. He sent me to...
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been friends with another couple for more than 50 years. The four of us have shared lots...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are tenacious and persevering. You are also tactful and disciplined. This is an exciting...
 
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