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Muncy you-pick produce farm adapts to COVID regulations

MUNCY — The Green Barn Berry Farm, located at 7299 Armstrong Road in Muncy, has remained busy amidst the pandemic restrictions being tightened and loosened but have taken the opportunity to stop and “take a breath and enjoy everything on a daily basis.” Robyn Schreiber, owner, said that ...

A waste coal-burning, crypto-mining pirate ship sets sail

KENNERDELL (AP) — In March 2017, Bill Spence got suddenly, catastrophically sick. A part of his pancreas died. His gall bladder failed. When he got to the emergency room, the doctors found kidney cancer. “Let’s see if you can make it 48 hours,” his doctor told him. Just a few weeks ...

Area businesses look to rebound from pandemic as more people take to nature

This summer, more people are being drawn to the outdoors, and outdoor activities than in years prior. Local sporting goods businesses and manufacturers of outdoor products have been trying to keep up with the high demand of their merchandise, such as kayaks, camping supplies and bicycles. The ...

Pandemic leaves bike shops struggling in shortages

George Gatto’s bicycle shop flourished in summer 2020, as the first pandemic lockdowns eased and bike sales nationwide boomed. This summer, however, is a different story. The demand is still there, but manufacturing warehouses globally are empty, and places such as Gatto Cycle Shop in ...

American Rescue Workers hires new director of shelters

American Rescue Workers (ARW) announced the recent appointment of William Coleman into the position of director of shelters. Coleman previously held the position of case manager/housing specialist at ARW, responsible for working directly with clients in the organization’s two emergency ...

Performance Construction Services Inc., Susquehanna Supply Company merge

Performance Construction Services, Inc., a Quandel Company, announced their merger with subsidiary, Susquehanna Supply Company, to form Performance Construction Company. Integrating the two companies offers an established history of heavy civil contracting and construction services solutions ...