200 brave cold for Mifflinburg tree lighting
MIFFLINBURG — How the heck did Dave Cooney get it to snow?
Pa. moves slowly ahead in compressed-natural gas fuel
WILLIAMSPORT - The River Valley Transit’s spiffy new compressed natural gas filling station here is the latest link in a growing CNG network aimed at fleets of large, fuel-hungry vehicles.
Glass exit portals: Security to leave the airport
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Now you have to pass through security to leave the airport.
Futuristic unmanned portals have replaced officers at the security exits of two small Northeast airports, adding a few seconds in a bulletproof glass pod to the end of every passenger’s trip.
Rigged cards may lurk in racks
SUNBURY - This year, four out of five shoppers plan to purchase at least one gift card, and spend $163 on gift cards alone, according to a National Retail Federation survey (www.nrf.com and click on “Gift Card Survey Data” under Holiday 2013).
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.
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