Good Saturday Morning
Today is Saturday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2013. There are 31 days left in the year. On Nov. 30, 1782, the United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.
Turf’s worth way up
BEAVER SPRINGS — The price of farmland is way up these days, which makes farmers like Lucas Bloom, happy — and wary that the “bubble might burst,” like the real estate bubble around the country in 2008. Or the farm land real estate crash in the 1980s.
Pa. voters: Christie could beat Clinton in presidential race
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, has the best chance to win the 2016 presidential election if that party nominates Hillary Clinton, said a number of Valley residents, picked randomly for their comments while they were busy shopping Friday afternoon.
Elderly woman killed in apparent home invasion in Nanticoke
NANTICOKE — Pennsylvania State Police say a 97-year-old woman was killed in what appears to be a home invasion and robbery in Luzerne County.
Dog found under rubble 9 days after Illinois tornado
WASHINGTON, Ill. — A six-month-old pit bull that was buried under a pile of rubble for more than a week after a tornado ripped through a central Illinois city has been coaxed to freedom with hot dogs and reunited with his owner.
Suppliers say they’ll pass down state's fuel tax hike
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania’s new transportation law will raise fuel taxes Jan. 1 and the companies that supply gas and diesel in Pennsylvania say razor-thin profit margins leave them little choice but to pass the entire cost increase to the pump.
Rescue personnel check unoccupied boat this morning
SUNBURY — Volunteers from three Valley volunteer fire companies went out on the cold Susquehanna River Friday morning to retrieve what turned out to be an unoccupied boat that became loose from its mooring.
Sign language interpreter’s moves a hit in concert
PORTLAND, Maine — Holly Maniatty creates music — for the deaf.
Teaming American Sign Language with dance moves and body language, she brings musical performances alive for those who can’t hear. Her clients are a who’s who of rock, pop and hip-hop: Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Mumford and Sons, Jay-Z, Billy Joel, Marilyn Manson, U2, Beastie Boys and Wu-Tang Clan, to name a few.
VIDEO: A Thanksgiving Meal
Rhonda Fisher has been serving a free Thanksgiving day meal in Sunbury for 14 years.
Shoppers line up for bargains
HUMMELS WHARF — Thanksgiving in the Valley ended between 4 and 6 p.m. Thursday. By then, turkey dinners had been consumed, and the focus of the day had shifted — to bargains.
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