Stories from Saturday, September 17, 2022

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State cites lack of staff as operating room also closes
Press Enterprise Editor BERWICK -- The state Department of Health ordered Berwick Hospital's emergency room to suspend...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. -- An 18-year-old faces charges after police allegedly caught him walking on the Berwick-Nescopeck...
Chief: Danville firefighters upgraded to $1.4M ladder truck that adds 15 feet
DANVILLE -- Firefighters and their families rushed to Friendship Fire House shortly after the company's new ladder...
Official: Cameras not yet installed outside bandshell
BLOOMSBURG -- Vandalism has been reported in Town Park, forcing officials to shut down the park's public bathrooms near...
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Food Pantry: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by American Legion Squadron 564 at Millville American Legion. Mass for the...
IZIUM, Ukraine (AP) -- Investigators searching through a mass burial site in Ukraine found evidence some of the dead...
U.S.: Putin aims being foiled WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia's setbacks and stretched resources in Ukraine show its forces...
* Berwick Hospital Center is ending emergency department services effective 7 a.m. today. The hospital will not perform...
1862: More than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland. 1908: Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge...
* NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, 47. * TV personality/businessman Robert Herjavec (TV: "Shark Tank"), 59. * Actor...
Museum staffers on strike PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Unionized workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art engaged in a one-...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-6-25-26-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-8; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-3-6; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-8-7-...
 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- An intoxicated Catawissa woman lost control of her vehicle before stating "she was just trying to...
JERUSALEM (AP) -- New research suggests at least 17 million people in the European Union may have experienced long...
Six defendants recently plead guilty in shoplifting cases. * Nikki Bacon, 35, McAdoo, was ordered back for sentencing...
DANVILLE -- Geisinger is hosting several "Super Saturday" flu vaccine events through November with the first event set...

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43-year Wise Factory worker enjoyed hunting
Roland Q. Bower, 73, of Berwick passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Glen Brook Rehabilitation Healthcare Center,...
Family was pride and joy of Berwick native
Richard "Dick" Allen Shetler passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, after battling cancer for several years. He had...
Loving husband, father and grandfather
Raymond F. "Raymie" Kitchen, Jr., 71, of Fishing Creek Township died Wednesday evening, Sept. 14, 2022, surrounded by...
Full obituary to run at a later date
Gary L. Mausteller, 74, of Mifflin Township passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Notary Service proprietor loved sewing
Maryellen L. (Myers) Poust, 80, of Bloomsburg passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in her home. Born in Bloomsburg...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma jail inmate, after being booked into jail, was able to leave the booking area...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Mark R. Stone, 52, of Millville died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville...
Elijah W. Baer Jason and Abigail (Kreischer) Baer, York, are the parents of a son, Elijah William, born Thursday, Aug...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rapper and actor Common will make his Broadway debut this fall in Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize...
DANVILLE -- The T-Railers Quilt Guild will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church on Lombard Street in...

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WASHINGTON -- When a government document appeared this week in the highest profile case in the federal court system, it...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library...

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D EAR ABBY: I live with my boyfriend and his father. I moved in two years ago to help them pay bills so they could...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell again last week to a four-month low...
By JESSICA DAMIANO Associated Press Writer As summer turns to fall, the garden may seem to fade into the background....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You're driven by curiosity and learning new things. Each day is an opportunity to explore...

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Redistricting is not just something that happens every 10 years. It is more than just the way that we shuffle the decks...
ROSE: Inflation that just won’t let up has made food banks more vital than ever. It probably had something to do with...
At a campaign rally at the Keystone Horse Center on 9/13/22, Doug Mastriano played his supporters with a political dog...
Thursday, Sept. 16: Today I cried my heart out. I turned on the TV and what did I see but someone who swore an oath to...
This letter will consist of random thoughts about hypocrisy and just plain stupidity that has been running rampant in...
 
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BLOOMSBURG -- Members and guests of Beth Israel Congregation will welcome Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Sunday,...
By BOBBY ROSS Jr. Associated Press Writer The Rev. Matt Curry's parents were children of the Great Depression, just...
BLOOMSBURG -- For the fifth year, Congregation Beth Israel is holding a contest to find a shofar blower for the Jewish...
The installation of the fourth bishop of the Upper Susquehanna Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA),...
BLOOMSBURG -- A free take-out meal will be offered today at 4 p.m. until all the food is gone at Good Shepherd United...
BLOOMSBURG -- Strawberry Ridge Bluegrass will be performing Sunday at First English Baptist Church during the worship...

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"Astronomical summer ends this coming week. This season featured a lot of warm and dry weekends. And fortunately, this...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska judge rejected a lawsuit filed by two Omaha women who sought to have both their names...
 
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Benton graduate earns first senior level world medal
For the Press Enterprise The scramble started when Zain Retherford got in deep on a shot. It ended a minute later with...
For the Press Enterprise MIDDLEBURG -- Right from the opening kickoff, Bloomsburg made sure there would not be a...
Danville passes a major test, tops Loyalsock
For the Press Enterprise LOYALSOCK TWP. --Danville passed its first major test of the season behind a strong defensive...
For the Press Enterprise FRANKLIN TWP. -- Southern Columbia proved that the past is going to stay right there,...
For the Press Enterprise MOUNT CARMEL -- Milton gave Mount Carmel some defensive looks that appeared to slow it down,...
Press Enterprise Copy Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- Much like solving a giant puzzle, Central Columbia coach EJ Smith is...
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK -- It didn't take a rocket scientist to figure out Berwick needed to give the...
 
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A Big Ten team is set to visit Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium for the first time. Now, the question becomes are the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 87 56.608 _ _ 8-2 W-4 50-22 37-34 Toronto 82 63.566 6 +11/2...
NEW YORK -- Taijuan Walker won back-to-back starts for the first time in two months, Daniel Vogelbach homered against...
Ross Chastain, the driver with a growing list of enemies, heads into the first elimination race of NASCAR's playoffs in...
CLEVELAND -- Pinch-runner Ernie Clement raced home from second base on a wild pitch in the eighth inning for the go-...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --Nathaniel Lowe hit his 25th home run in a four-run inning and Texas beat Tampa Bay. Lowe's two-...
TORONTO -- Matt Chapman hit two home runs, George Springer added a three-run shot and Toronto maintained its position...
WASHINGTON -- Joey Meneses hit an inside-the-park home run, Ildemaro Vargas had a go-ahead double in the eighth inning...
BOSTON-- J.D. Martinez had an RBI single in the eighth inning and Boston rallied late to beat Kansas City. Martinez's...
CHICAGO -- Marcus Stroman won at Wrigley Field for the first time since signing with the Cubs, pitching no-hit ball...
 
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Abraham Lincoln 47, Latin Charter 14 Academy Park 15, Chichester 6 Aliquippa 33, Montour 0 Allentown Central...
 
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For the Press Enterprise MANSFIELD -- Derek Dietz caught four passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns to help...
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Sept. 17, 1992 * Shamokin's Greg Klebon fires a 7-under-par 64 to lead the Indians to a 317-339 victory over...
AUTO RACING 7:30 p.m. USA -- NASCAR Cup Series: The Bass Pro Shops Night Race, Playoffs - Round of 16, Bristol Motor...
Today FOOTBALL College BU at Edinboro............................noon TENNIS High school girls Bloomsburg at...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at St. Louis -290/+235 Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs OFF/OFF Colorado Miami...
HEMLOCK TWP. -- Columbia County Christian's Connor Davis netted a hat trick to lead the Defenders to a 10-1 rout of...
Orangeville Sportsmen's Club TRAPSHOOTING Sept. 15 Squad 1: Rick Ward, 23; Squad 2: Bill Whitebread, 24; Squad 3:...
 
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To the children at Bloom U: someone puts soap in the fountain every year or two. It isn't original, cute, quirky or...
 
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