Stories from Sunday, September 25, 2022

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County employees ill or in quarantine amassed 1,144 ‘free’ days since 2020
BLOOMSBURG -- Columbia County employees who come down with COVID-19 will no longer be given "free" time off to recover...
Bloomsburg vendors, some recent additions, go big with exotic flavors
BLOOMSBURG -- When it comes to fair food, the Bloomsburg fair is well known for its traditional favorites. But recently...
Volunteers organize annual donation of clothes, supplies for carnival employees
BLOOMSBURG -- "I love this, there's nothing like it," said carnival worker Dalton Martell, holding two big, plastic...
Man pleads guilty, returns motorcycle after telling police he made a ‘mistake’
BLOOMSBURG -- A man who stole his uncle's motorcycle following his death and refused to return it to the widow for more...

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Bloomsburg Fair: Gates open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Shiloh Bible Church Service, 10 a.m.; Mudflaps, 5 and 8 p.m., bandshell;...
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russian forces launched strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took...
Florida under emergency TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday declared a state of emergency for...
* Bloomsburg is accepting bids for a self-serve fuel system at Bloomsburg Municipal Airport until 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Town...
1789: The first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for...
* Actor Catherine Zeta-Jones, 53. * Actor Will Smith, 54. * Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, 57. * Actor...
Shapiro tries to avoid drama CHAMBERSBURG (AP) -- Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee for governor, is perhaps...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-6-8-14-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-1; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-2-1; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-9-3-6...
 
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BLOOMSBURG -- The following marriage licenses were recently granted in Columbia County: * Timothy James Zielinski,...
DANVILLE -- The following divorces were granted in Montour County: * Jason A. Smith, 100 Kriner St., Danville; from...
BLOOMSBURG -- The following divorces were granted in July in Columbia County: * Tara Jo Shoemaker, Stillwater, from...

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Danville graduate retired from Postal service
Luther Lee "Cookie" Cooke, 92, of Danville went home to be with his Lord on Friday, September 23, 2022, at his...
Longtime McWilliams Pharmacy employee
Gertrude C. "Gertie" Foust, 90, of Danville, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Emmanuel Nursing...
Fought’s Lunch worker enjoyed cooking
MaryAnn Yeager, age 79, of Mifflinville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 22, 2022, in...
June 13, 1947-July 9, 2022
Theodore M. Billy, age 75, died peacefully at his home on July 9, 2022. Ted was born in Nanticoke, the son of Michael...
Noted baker retired from Bloomsburg Hospital
Marilyn G. Kishbach, age 87, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital...
Storyteller retired from First Columbia Bank
Walter Carey Howell, age 80, of 346 W. Fourth St., Bloomsburg, passed away in his sleep on "National Peace Day,"...
LOS ANGELES (AP) --Louise Fletcher, whose performance as the cruel Nurse Ratched in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"...
Andrew P. Mayens Reynold and Rita (Pecora) Mayens, Sugarloaf, are the parents of a son, Andrew Peter, born Thursday,...

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BLOOMSBURG -- Members of the Veterans Memorial of Columbia County committee have set up a stand at the fair's education...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Some Oregon parks officials say high demand for crowded campsites is leading to arguments,...

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It's time to repeal the Pa. law that allows the sale of municipal water systems. Officials in Bucks County were...
ROSE: Instead of a rose, here's a bouquet of wildflowers for Native Creations Landscape Services. It has considerably...
By Chris Woodward InsideSources.com Everyone wants to do "what is right for the environment." But what about when the...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the weeks since the FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate and seized about 100 documents...
 
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LEWISBURG -- Evangelical Community Hospital has welcomed Gerard Cush, M.D. , foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon, to...
ALLENTOWN -- PPL Electric Utilities has announced it has raised a record $129,000 through its 28th annual Operation...
LEWISBURG —   Elizabeth Price has been named associate vice president of information services at Evangelical Community...

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"There is a local saying that goes: When it's time for the Bloomsburg Fair, you know its going to rain. And that is...
BANGKOK (AP) -- Authorities in Laos have made their third largest seizure ever of methamphetamine, confiscating a haul...

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Nittany Lions’ defense forces mistakes
STATE COLLEGE -- James Franklin took a few moments to look over the stats after his team's latest win. Franklin's No....
Healthy Rams dominant after week off
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- A bye week often isn't a luxury that high school football teams can...
LANDOVER, Md. -- Jalen Hurts is in a far different place as an NFL quarterback since a rocky rookie year in 2020 when...
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG -- Shippensburg quarterback Sam Johnson was tough to stop all afternoon, helping...
 
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NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge tried to hold up his swing on a 2-2 fastball from Boston's John Schreiber that was darting high...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-New York 93 58.616 — — 8-2 W-6 55-22 38-36 Toronto 85 67.559 8½ +1½ 5...
PITTSBURGH -- Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat...
SEATTLE -- Right-hander Luis Castillo agreed to a $108 million, five-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Gary S??nchez drove in four runs, including a three-run homer in the fifth inning, and Minnesota snapped...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jacob deGrom got hit around and lasted a season-low four innings, and New York lost to Oakland to...
CHICAGO -- Javier B??ez taunted Chicago fans after hitting a home run, and Detroit won to push the White Sox closer to...
PHILADELPHIA -- Kyle Wright became the first 20-game winner in the majors this season and Atlanta beat Philadelphia to...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cal Quantrill won his career-best 10th consecutive decision, rookie Oscar Gonzalez hit two home...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cal Raleigh homered and drove in three runs as Seattle rallied for a win over Kansas City. With...
MIAMI -- Sandy Alcantara struck out 11 in eight dominant innings and Miami beat Washington. Washington 100 000 000 --...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --Alek Manoah pitched seven shutout innings, Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer and Toronto...
CINCINNATI -- Hunter Renfroe hit a pair of two-run homers and drove in a season-high five runs, leading Milwaukee past...
 
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BLOOMSBURG -- Lillian Fogelsanger scored the game-winning goal in overtime, lifting Bloomsburg to a 2-1 win over...
 
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FORT WORTH, Texas --Christopher Bell has been one of the most consistent drivers in NASCAR's playoffs this season, and...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Nate Wiggins broke up Sam Hartman's fourth-down pass in the end zone to help No. 5 Clemson hold...
Sept. 25, 1992 * John Kruk hits a grand slam and solo home run to provide all the scoring as the Philadelphia Phillies...
AUTO RACING 1 p.m. CBSSN -- FIM Motocross: Nations Race 1, The MXGP & MX2, Buchanan, Mich. 2 p.m. CNBC -- FIM...
Today No local sporting events scheduled ------------------------------ Monday SOCCER High school boys Berwick at...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Atlanta -120/+102 at Philadelphia at Pittsburgh -116/-102 Chicago...
BASEBALL National League ATLANTA BRAVES -- Placed RHP Spencer Strider on the 15-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 21....
 
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When you hear about 4-H you probably think about farm youth and all the things they do raising crops and livestock, and...
Final 3-D shoot today The final local 3-D archery shoot of the year is scheduled for today at the North Montour...
All new hunters in Pennsylvania were required to take a Hunter-Trapper Education program.
 
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Ranjita Kundu of Kodameta, India, has accused her husband of stealing and selling one of her kidneys four years ago,...

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CANNES, France -- George Miller's "Three Thousand Years of Longing" spans millennia, but it can often feel longer...
I've read that Dan Meuser is one of those "alternate electors" that Trump and his people thought up to try to change...
 

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Greg, I like Chevy Corvairs that roamed in the 1960s. What are your feelings about the Corvair as an entry-level...
DETROIT (AP) -- Jeep will start selling two fully electric SUVs in North America and another one in Europe over the...
 

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Gen Z, millennials reluctant to have children
By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press Writer NEW YORK -- At 24, El Johnson has made up her mind she won't bear children....
By KELSEY SHEEHY NerdWallet Writer Put 20% down when buying a home. Don’t spend more than 30% of your income on housing...
Many of us have gotten used to cleaning up our yards and gardens in the autumn by removing dead annuals, perennials and...
Let us answer your gardening questions in the Horticulture Building at the Bloomsburg Fair and at the Ferry Street...
 

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Civic Club to serve Friendship Meal BLOOMSBURG — The Woman’s Civic Club of Bloomsburg met Sept. 13 at St. Luke’s...
LEWISBURG -- Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled these support groups for October. Masking is required while...
BLOOMSBURG -- The Columbia County Traveling Library will make the following stops this week: * MONDAY: Little Cubs...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Closed; at Bloomsburg Fair stand. Tuesday: Coffee/tea, 9 a.m...
 

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D EAR ABBY: After 40 years of marriage, I just found out my husband has been having an emotional affair, in addition...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY It's not hard for you to cast people under your spell. You've got style and grace. Your...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A compilation of radio commentary by the late Rush Limbaugh, from his early years on the air to his...