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  • It's the opening weekend of the 161st Bloomsburg Fair at the grounds off Route 11 in Bloomsburg. It's the largest agricultural fair in the area with hundreds of vendors, all kinds of food, world-class entertainment and more. The fairgrounds are just off Route 11 at the West end of Bloomsburg. Stop by the WHLM Information Station at Avenue A & 3rd Streets for schedules and more.

     

    Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Body Awareness, running through October 9 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. A quietly hilarious, refreshingly honest comedy, the show is perfect if you're a fan of Modern Family and Wes Anderson, and if you loved BTE's In The Next Room. For mature audiences. 


    Katy's Church is holding an ice cream social today from 11AM - 3PM. Proceeds benefit the continued restoration of the historic church at 440 Katy's Church Road in Muncy, near the State game lands. 



  • It's the opening weekend of the 161st Bloomsburg Fair at the grounds off Route 11 in Bloomsburg. It's the largest agricultural fair in the area with hundreds of vendors, all kinds of food, world-class entertainment and more. The fairgrounds are just off Route 11 at the West end of Bloomsburg. Stop by the WHLM Information Station at Avenue A & 3rd Streets for schedules and more.

     

    Operation Kidsafe child fingerprinting event wraps up today at Sunbury Motor Company on North 4th Street in Sunbury. The service is free, and the only copy of your kid's fingerprints goes home with you.

     

    Monica's Heart retired racing greyhound adoption group will hold another meet & greet event at Tractor Supply Co. on Route 11 in Bloomsburg today from 11AM - 2PM. Stop by to learn more about the breed, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt one.

     

    Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Body Awareness, running through October 9 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. A quietly hilarious, refreshingly honest comedy, the show is perfect if you're a fan of Modern Family and Wes Anderson, and if you loved BTE's In The Next Room. For mature audiences. The show opens with a Pay-what-you-Decide preview this evening at 7:30.


    BU's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Nufonia Must Fall - Live, tonight at 7:30PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Based on the graphic novel by DJ Kid Koala, the show includes elements of silent film, puppetry, and an improvised score.


    Katy's Church is holding an ice cream social this Sunday from 11AM - 3PM. Proceeds benefit the continued restoration of the historic church at 440 Katy's Church Road in Muncy, near the State game lands.  



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    Head Football Coach Suspended

    The Head Coach of the Bloomsburg varsity football team has been suspended for two games. Anthony Russo.... who had been hired to prop up a sagging football program... is serving a two game suspension after having verbal sparing with Superintendent Donald Wheeler in front of the Girl's Soccer team. It all stemmed from what happened at football practice Wednesday night. Now, Defensive coordinator Kevin Seabrook will lead the Panthers in Friday's game against Milton.

     

    Metso Corporation

    One of Danville's major businesses is closing down. Metso Corporation employees between 60 to 70 workers, but sometime next year the company is moving it's plant to York. Commissioner Ken Holdren telling our media partner Newswatch 16 he's hurt by the decision. The Danville plant makes such things as products for the mining, oil and gas industries... and Holdren says if Metso does shut down... it will be a slap in the face to Danville's economy.

     

    Bloomsburg Fair

    One of the features at this years Bloomsburg Fair is an old fashioned barn raising... but the Amish gentleman scheduled to be here may have some reservations. Fair President Paul Reichart explains says one Amish barn raising expert has already backed out. The 161st exhibition of the Fair has a soft opening Friday.... but it will be in full swing tomorrow through next Saturday.

     

    Drug Bust

    Two people are in custody after a probation officer discovered a one – pot meth lab inside an upstairs apartment in the 600 block of Old Berwick Road. The Press – Enterprise is reporting in their on – line edition that probation officers at stopped to check on 34 – year old Amie Traugh Ladlee. There... they found what appeared to be a one – point lab. Also in the apartment was 35 – year old Jayson McHenry... wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant. Ladlee was taken into custody for violating her probation... as well as an outstanding warrant. A State Police Clandestine Lab Response team appeared... as well as the Bloomsburg Fire Department.

     

    Trump in Pittsburgh
    In Pittsburgh Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told a conference of Shale gas industry professionals that they would like him if he got to the White House. Mr. Trump bashed the Obama administration for placing too many restrictions on oil and gas exploration... and promised to free the shale gas industry by enacting a moratorium on any new regulations not needed to safeguard the public. Trump also said he would end the wars on coal and on coal miners... but added that his energy policy would make full use of traditional and renewable energy sources.

     

    Deeper Understanding of Governments
    In this busy election year, state lawmakers have unanimously passed a resolution to raise awareness of the need for deeper understanding of federal, state, and local governments. Republican Representative Kate Harper sponsored the resolution after a constituent of hers voiced concern over low voter turnout in PA. Harper says it's likely many people don't understand the roles of state and federal officials. She says her resolution encourages every citizen to better understand their government, and to exercise their right and responsibility to vote.

     

    George Curry Movie

    How do you depict a man... a coach that has meant so much to football. We'll if you're a motion picture maker... you put words, music and man to film. That's what two guys did... and one of them... Jason Genovese brings the film to life. The documentary dealing with George Curry will be shown several time's during the weekend of the 30th at the Berwick Theater on East Front Street.

     

    Trying to Make PA a Leading Exporter
    The Department of Community and Economic Development is wrapping up a two-week effort to boost Pennsylvania's status as a leading exporter. "Bringing the World to Pennsylvania" is an initiative by the DCED to promote products made in the state for sale on the world market. Department officials spent the last two weeks touring different regions of the state with international trade representatives, giving business leaders the chance to showcase their products. Last year Pennsylvania companies exported more than 39 billion dollars worth of their goods.

     

    Businessman in Trouble

    A business man from Schuylkill County was convicted of bilking an elderly couple out of more than $300,000 last year. Officials say Alfonso Picone of Tamaqua met the county at his family's restaurant... and offered to help them with their finances. They say Picone then used the couple's bank account to write check to himself. Officials started investigating after Schuylkill County Senior Services noticed something wrong with the elderly couple's finances.

     

    Liquor Sales

    A Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced legislation to allow liquor-to-go sales at grocery stores and restaurants. Rep. Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) said his measure would allow any business with a valid restaurant or hotel license to purchase an expanded permit for liquor sales. Licensed businesses could sell up to three liters of spirits in a single transaction for off-premises consumption.

     

     

     

     



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    High School Football

    Both Central Columbia and Danville took 3-1 records into their game Friday at Danville, the WHLM high school football game of the week. After quick starts from both teams, Danville came out on top 41-14.

     

    Friday night the Berwick Bulldogs played at Selinsgrove. The game was scoreless through almost 3 quarters, and ended in a 17-14 win for Selinsgrove. Berwick falls to 3-2 on the season.

     

    In other games Friday, Southern Columbia celebrated homecoming and stays unbeaten with a 35-0 win over Lewisburg, and Bloomsburg blew out Milton at home 55-6.

     

    Huskies Football

    In college football Saturday afternoon, Bloomsburg University was at Cheney in the Huskies PSAC East opener. The Huskies beat Cheyney 54-14.

     

    MLB

    The Phillies wrap up play on the road against the Mets this afternoon. First pitch flies at 1:10. You can follow the Phillies with the pregame starting at 12:35.

     



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    High School Football

    Both Central Columbia and Danville took 3-1 records into their game Friday at Danville, the WHLM high school football game of the week. After quick starts from both teams, Danville came out on top 41-14.

     

    Friday night the Berwick Bulldogs played at Selinsgrove. The game was scoreless through almost 3 quarters, and ended in a 17-14 win for Selinsgrove. Berwick falls to 3-2 on the season.

     

    In other games Friday, Southern Columbia celebrated homecoming and stays unbeaten with a 35-0 win over Lewisburg, and Bloomsburg blew out Milton at home 55-6.

     

    Saturday afternoon, Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech is at home against Montgomery.

     

    College Football

    In college football Saturday afternoon, Bloomsburg University played at Cheney in the Huskies PSAC East opener. The Huskies beat Cheyney 54-14.

     

    MLB

    The Phillies continue play on the road against the Mets tonight. First pitch flies at 7:10. You can follow the Phillies with the pregame starting at 6:35.

     



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    High School Football

    Both Central Columbia and Danville took 3-1 records into their game Friday at Danville, the WHLM high school football game of the week. After quick starts from both teams, Danville came out on top 41-14.

     

    Friday night the Berwick Bulldogs played at Selinsgrove. The game was scoreless through almost 3 quarters, and ended in a 17-14 win for Selinsgrove. Berwick falls to 3-2 on the season.

     

    In other games Friday, Southern Columbia celebrated homecoming and stays unbeaten with a 35-0 win over Lewisburg, and Bloomsburg blew out Milton at home 55-6.

     

    Saturday Afternoon

    Saturday, Columbia - Montour Vo - Tech is at home against Montgomery.

     

    College Football

    In college football Saturday, Bloomsburg University is at Cheney in the Huskies PSAC East opener. That game kicks off at 1 O'clock. Coverage on the WHLM Stations begins with the Sunbury Motors Husky pregame show which follows the noon news.

     

    NFL

    In the NFL Thursday night, it was the New England Patriots blanking the Houston Texans 27 to nothing

     

    MLB

    In baseball.. the New York Mets just got by the Phillies 9 to 8. That series in New York continues Friday. We’ll join the game in progress following the High School Football game of the week.

     

    Other Games

    In other action Thursday night... the Milwaukee Brewers got by the Pirates 3 to 1... and the Tampa Bay Rays blanked the New York Yankees 2 to nothing.

     



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