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.
Danville SPCA offers holiday specials
DANVILLE — The Danville SPCA, for the first time, is holding Black Friday and Saturday specials with savings for pets. There will be 75 percent off the cost of adoptions for pets including cats, kittens and dogs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 50 percent off adoptions from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the shelter at 2801 Bloom Road.
They share more than turkey dinner
Two of the many community Thanksgiving gatherings that took place this year have become more about giving than tradition.
Food banks see need grow
HARRISBURG — Pressure is building on Pennsylvania’s already strained food pantries, as many families losing part of their food stamp benefits are turning to charity for help.
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