Stories from Friday, September 11, 2020

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Madison Township woman was allegedly hurt during child exchange
MADISON TWP. — An estranged husband was arrested this week for assaulting his wife during an exchange of their two...
Admission and scholarships to be based on transcripts
BLOOMSBURG — Students applying to Bloomsburg University next semester won’t need to turn in scores from standardized...
Man accused of threats also gets new home
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick landlord accused of trying to stab two tenants with a screwdriver and threatening a third with a...
Suspect to face rape, indecent assault, burglary charges in court
BERWICK — As she testified in a district courtroom Thursday, a 16-year-old girl carefully avoided looking at the man...
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Columbia-Montour Boy Scout Council’s Annual Golf Tournament: First Columbia Bank Invitational at Mill Race Golf Resort...
1777: During the American Revolution, forces under Gen. George Washington were defeated by the British in the Battle of...
• Actor Elizabeth Henstridge, 33. • Country singer Charles Kelley (Lady A), 39. • Actor Ariana Richards, 41. •...
GOP relief package fails WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats scuttled a scaled-back GOP coronavirus rescue package on...
Dems to fight Green ruling HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats on Thursday signaled their intent to appeal a lower court...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-7-10-24-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-5; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-5-6; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-6-0-...
 
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George W. Brown, of Danville, who was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received in combat during the Vietnam War with...
Northumberland County has the only new death
HARRISBURG — Daily tallies of newly confirmed cases of coronavirus dipped again in the area Thursday, with just 18...
 
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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...
LONDON (AP) — Diana Rigg, a commanding British actress whose career stretched from iconic 1960s spy series “The...
WWII Navy veteran was Hazleton native
Joseph Burton Gallagher, 92, of Lewes, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at his home. He was born on July...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Less than a week after celebrating the birth of a critically endangered gorilla, the zoo in New...
Crue L. Hopper Jared Hopper and Morgan Vanatta, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Crue Levi, born Wednesday, Sept. 9...
 
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After an extended weekend of wildfires, part of an early fire season that has already seen a record 2 million acres...
ROSE: Here’s hoping the Montour County government does a thorough, but quick, review of its zoning ordinances and finds...
My “Biden for President” sign was stolen from my front lawn. From what I read, this seems to be a common occurrence. So...
I went to elementary school in Benton, Pennsylvania, and always thought of it as “Mayberry.” We lived in my grandpa...
Having taught social welfare history for many years at Bloomsburg University I feel obliged to provide some definitions...
 
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“I don’t know if you noticed, but September has been a little bit dry. So far, I’ve had only.59 inches of moisture....
WASHINGTON (AP) —Delivery of mail-order prescription drugs was delayed significantly this summer after the new...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Two Gold Star families criticized disparaging remarks President Donald Trump allegedly made about...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) —Saying the president exceeded his authority, a panel of three federal judges on Thursday blocked an...
 
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Team latest to push for racial justice
MISSION, Kan. — Kansas City Chiefs fans who filed into Arrowhead Stadium Thursday for a masked and socially distanced...
Panthers host Austin Peay to begin season
PITTSBURGH — Pat Narduzzi never lost hope. Not during the early days of the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Soares overcomes illness to win Open doubles
NEW YORK — Bruno Soares completed his comeback from a bout with COVID-19 by winning a U.S. Open title. The Brazilian...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Ryan Day is pushing the Big Ten for answers about when the conference plans to play a...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 11, 1990 • Central Columbia defeats Bloomsburg, 4-1, in high school boys soccer action. Sept. 11, 2000 • New...
Today FOOTBALL High school Berwick at Lake-Lehman........... 7 p.m. Central at Lewisburg................. 7 p.m....
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed LHP Dallas Keuchel on 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Reynaldo Lopez from...
CLEVELAND — Brady Singer’s bid at history turned to heartbreak in one pitch. “I had all the confidence in the world we...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Mike Trout hit his major league-leading 16th home run, a 449-foot drive into the left field second...
High school football 6 p.m. WHLM-FM 96.3, 94.7, WHLM-AM 1280 — Coach DeFrancesco Show WHLM-FM 104.3, 105.5, WHLM-AM...
ST. LOUIS — Jeimer Candelario capped off a two-homer day with a two-run, bases-loaded single in the seventh inning to...
WASHINGTON — Freddie Freeman homered twice, Dansby Swanson hit a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning and Atlanta rallied...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Sean Manaea carried a perfect game into the sixth inning en route to winning his fourth straight...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Rookie Bobby Dalbec homered for his fifth consecutive game and Boston beat Tampa Bay. Boston 002...
DANVILLE — Emma Kelchner had the best day for Central, dropping just three games in the Blue Jays’ 5-0 win over...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis was the biggest player on the floor, and the Houston Rockets had no answers....
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League Atlanta -145/+135 At Washington Philadelphia -138/+128 At Miami At...
 
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PITTSBURGH — Zach Banner looks back at the early stages of his NFL career and doesn’t like what he sees: an overweight...
Pete, I disagree with your statement in today’s Editorial - “And that group has little connection to the wider...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A $300-a-week federal jobless benefit from the Trump administration is running out weeks after it...
 
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D R. ROACH WRITES: Every year around this time I write a column on the different flu vaccines that are available....
DEAR ABBY: What is acceptable after a breakup occurs? Several years ago, I reached out to an ex-girlfriend. We had...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are convivial but dignified. It’s important to feel that you have the support of others....
 
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