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November 28, 2014 PENNSDALE — For Terry Robleski, sitting outside Target for more than 12 hours to make sure she doesn’t miss a special holiday sale is well worth it. more »»

 
 
 
Wednesday snowfall buries previous record

November 28, 2014 Two days ago, Williamsport saw the most snow it’s ever gotten on Nov. 26. The area reported 4.8 inches of snow on Wednesday, according to Tony Mach, of the National Weather Service in State Colleg. more »»

Pa. congressmen are opposed to Obama’s action on immigration

November 28, 2014 Several Pennsylvania congressmen strongly oppose the executive action President Barack Obama announced last week that temporarily will protect 5 million illegal immigrants in the United States from... more »»

WTO diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape and poverty

November 28, 2014 GENEVA — After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually. more »»

Storm cuts power, lifts roofs in Australian city

November 28, 2014 BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Brisbane, Australia’s third-largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and... more »»

Nation in Brief

November 28, 2014 2 NY children rescued from snowbank NEWBURGH, N.Y. more »»

Local briefs

November 28, 2014 Ski Sawmill to open this weekend Ski Sawmill will open for the 2014-2015 season this weekend. Slopes open at 9 a.m. and close at 4 p.m. on Nov. 29 and Nov. 3. more »»

Denton Hill Ski Patrol holds training session

November 28, 2014 COUDERSPORT — The Denton Hill Ski Patrol held its annual CPR refresher and chair evacuation practice at Ski Denton on Nov. 15. more »»

Finally a family

November 27, 2014 Glenn Snyder, Alice Schuler, Wanda Reibsome and Patricia Howard, all have the same mother but were raised by different people and hadn’t all been in the same room since they were young children —... more »»

NWS: Storm is a record breaker

November 27, 2014 What probably will go down in the books as the 2014 Thanksgiving Eve snowstorm set a record, according to meteorologist Paul Head, of the National Weather Service in State College. more »»

Inclement weather affects travelers

November 27, 2014 MINEOLA, N.Y. more »»

Storm stops 3rd day of bear reports

November 27, 2014 Wednesday’s winter storm caused a rapid decrease in the number of bear hunters in the woods, according to Doty McDowell, a wildlife conservation officer with the state Game Commission. more »»

Mob forces lockdown of City Hall

November 27, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — Several people protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision stormed into City Hall in St. more »»

Senator named to Chesapeake Bay Commission

November 27, 2014 State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, was appointed to serve on the tri-state Chesapeake Bay Commission by state Sen. Joe Scarnati, R-Brockway, the Senate President Pro Tempore. more »»

Protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

November 27, 2014 People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. more »»

Proposed city parking rates to remain same

November 27, 2014 If a proposed 2015 Williamsport Parking Authority budget passes next month, it won’t cost more to park in the city next year. The authority’s proposed $1. more »»

Slick local road results in crash

November 27, 2014 Snow began falling in the Williamsport area shortly after 9 a.m., and within two hours, the white stuff had created slippery road conditions. more »»

Locals offer thoughts on Ferguson ruling

November 26, 2014 In the wake of a grand jury’s decision in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, Williamsport community members and leaders are considering what that... more »»

Grand jury focused on key fatal ‘tussle’

November 26, 2014 FERGUSON, Missouri — Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun. more »»

Snow impacts holiday travel

November 26, 2014 The nor’easter hitting the region the day before Thanksgiving actually took a bead on the area as early as four to five days ago, according to Greg DeVoir, a National Weather Service meteorologist i... more »»

2-day bear harvest stands at 2,040

November 26, 2014 After Monday’s second day of rifle bear season, 2,040 bear have been harvested statewide, according to a summary report released by the state Game Commission at 11:30 a.m. Tuesda. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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November 25, 2014 I had the distinct honor of speaking with Dr. Jan Bellows, President of the American Veterinary Dental College on the topic of Thanksgiving Hazards for Pets... more »

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