Stories from Sunday, September 13, 2020

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Project will put innovative design to work to keep Heights Road dry
BERWICK — Borough workers plan to use an innovative construction system to solve the perpetual flooding of Heights Road...
Bendertown home severely damaged; fire marshal summoned to investigate
BENDERTOWN — A heat lamp for baby chickens inside a garage is the suspected cause of an afternoon fire that gutted...
Ex-Berwick woman must register as a sexual offender
BLOOMSBURG — A woman formerly of Berwick pleaded guilty Friday to using methamphetamine while her four children were at...
Manhattan driver allegedly rear-ended vehicle
BUCKHORN — A New York City woman was charged with driving while impaired by alcohol and possibly marijuana when the SUV...
‘There’s not many posts that make it this far’
SHICKSHINNY — World War II Army veteran John Matusek has been a member of Shickshinny American Legion Post 495 for so...
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• Rock singer Niall Horan (One Direction), 27. • Singer Fiona Apple, 43. • Country musician Joe Don Rooney (Rascal...
Geisinger Hospice-Wings of Hope Drive-Thru Butterfly Release: 1 p.m., Maria Hall, 1 Maria Hall Drive, Danville.
1788: The Congress of the Confederation authorized the first national election, and declared New York City the...
• Brooklyn Palace LLC filed a certificate of organization Sept. 9 with the Pennsylvania Department of State to conduct...
Parking deck collapses again ATLANTA (AP) — A concrete slab at a parking deck under construction in Atlanta collapsed...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-17-19-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-2 WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-7-0 WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-0-7-8...
Philly’s gun violence rises PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s gun-violence crisis continued to surge in August to...
 
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HARRISBURG —School districts would have the final say on whether to allow school sports, extracurricular activities and...
BLOOMSBURG — Five out of 152 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be out of compliance...
GREENWOOD TWP. — A driver who didn’t notice traffic ahead had stopped caused a two-vehicle crash last month, police say...
 
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Mobile home park owner had many hobbies
Wayne F. Berlin, 73, of Huntingdon passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville....
Both states’ governors have resisted mask requirements
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) —Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation,...
Bookkeeper enjoyed Hallmark Channel
Angela M. Boone, 68, of Berwick died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Feb. 1,...
Enjoyed music, shopping, traveling
Rachel Sue Fausey, 34, of Berwick died unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Community Options in Philadelphia...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as...
Arrangements to be announced Monday
Robert A. “Bob” Cooke Sr., 82, formerly of Stony Brook Circle, Orangeville, died peacefully at 1:43 p.m. Saturday, Sept...
Fatality happened on Route 45 A fatal hit-and-run accident that killed an Amish man happened on Route 45 near Penns...
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the...
 
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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) —When flames chased Chuck and Janie Dee down the mountain two years ago, they thought they’d...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden both say they want to pull U.S. forces out of...
 
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Opioids have gotten a bad name over the past several years because so many people have overdosed and died. But opioids...
 
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“With a cold front making its way across the state, today will be variably cloudy and warm, with a chance for a few...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has canceled plans to attend a Trump campaign fundraiser in Montana...
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff’s deputy delivering civil papers returned to her patrol vehicle to find an...
 
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of NerdWallet The coronavirus has upended countless jobs, schools and bank accounts. But while undoubtedly more people...
MUNCY — Bloomsburg University has awarded its Dean’s Salute to Excellence award to Cathy Pickett, education guidance...
LEWISBURG — A former Danville borough administrator has joined SEDA-COG’s Community Development program as a project...
DANVILLE — Geisinger was recognized as a top telehealth network in the United States at the recent Telehealth...
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board posted a record net income of $208.7 million for the fiscal year...
Ed Varano recently joined Villager Realty’s Danville sales team, president of the company Tim Karr recently announced...
 
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It seemed like such a great idea. Back on April 30, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale agreed to audit the waiver...
ROSE: It was amazing how quickly A Taste of Italy was able to reopen earlier this year after a meth-impaired trucker...
Elections are coming up soon and an overview of the financial status of the State could provide useful information for...
Why have the rich gotten richer, the poor gotten poorer and why is the middle class disappearing? There are many...
In the 1970s, I worked for legal services in Columbia and Montour counties, helping people access jobs, health benefits...
A guy sees a sign in front of a house: “Talking Dog for Sale.” He rings the bell and the owner tells him the dog is in...
It is an undisputable fact that at the moment of conception, every new human being embodies a genetically distinct,...
“We are still in the midst of a pandemic and will abide by the regulations set in place by our government and health...
 
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As wildfires tore through parts of California on Aug. 19, Chad Little of Vacaville and his family prepared to evacuate...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Museum is launching its own online streaming service featuring performances and interviews...
 
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Rams unable to sustain drives and capitalize on four turnovers
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Looks can sometimes be deceiving, and they were just that after the first...
NEW YORK — After one errant forehand in the first set of the U.S. Open final, Naomi Osaka looked at her coach in the...
Panthers’ defense dominant in victory
For the Press Enterprise HUGHESVILLE — Just a few weeks ago, it looked like Bloomsburg wasn’t going to be able to open...
RICHMOND, Va. — Brad Keselowski entered NASCAR’s playoffs certain he has as good a chance at the Cup championship as...
 
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This is the optimal time to make the approximate 150-mile trip west to Benezette to see the state’s most exciting big-...
The Provincial Governor of Pennsylvania passed a law protecting all deer from Jan. 1 to July 1. The exception was the...
Shoot ends today The final PSSA trapshooting event at Elysburg Home Grounds ends today. Skeet shoots set The...
 
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Today in Sports History
Sept. 13, 1990 • Darryl Stawberry’s three-run homer lifts the Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies and puts New York...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Steven Brink scored the game-tying and game-winning goals less than 10 minutes apart to lift Central...
Today No local sporting events scheduled ——————————————— Monday GOLF High school PHAC-III at Benton...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 4 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Brisbane at Sydney 5 a.m. (Monday) FS2 — AFL: Gold Coast at Collingwood...
PREP FOOTBALL Bishop Canevin 18, Imani Christ. Academy 12 Bloomsburg 34, Hughesville 6 Cambria Heights 41, Greater...
NEW YORK — Luke Voit hit a game-ending sacrifice fly leading off the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees beat...
MIAMI — Bryce Harper homered, doubled and reached base five times, leading Philadelphia to a win over Miami t. Harper...
 
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This week we are reviewing the 2020 Toyota Sienna Limited Premium all-wheel drive minivan. It’s still the only...
: Greg, I read your column every week in the Susquehanna County Weekender and your columns bring back memories of the...
 
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Work published SELINSGROVE — Megan Shaffer of Berwick, a creative writing and English major at Susquehanna University...
Senior centers list week’s activities Note: Call your local senior center; seating is limited and reservations are...
Breech family marks 101st reunion CATAWISSA — The 101st annual reunion of the descendants of Martin and Lydia Hower...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville,...
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Arlington, Virginia, was the setting for the May 2, 2020, wedding uniting...
 
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Pandemic nuptials a challenge for vendors
NEW YORK — Wedding planners, photographers and other bridal vendors have a heap of new worries in the middle of the...
At the beginning of the year, I set a personal challenge to reduce my online orders from several times a week to a few...
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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M Strenson 8/3/20 I guess you didn’t read my post fully, as I said I dont care whether you like what I post or not. So...
 

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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for 40 years. We were opposites who were attracted to each other and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are reserved, sensitive and artistic. You rarely seek the limelight. Looking good! This...
NEW YORK (AP) — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps’ founding director and an architect of President Lyndon...