Graduation Day: At 80, Penn Grad Enjoys Commencement She’d Missed Decades Earlier

Merle Zucker, 80 years old, is featured for participating in commencement as a representative of her original Class of1956. Article source:

What You Didn’t Know About that Mad Men Encounter Group

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts Sciences writes about the characteristics of an encounter group that was replicated in an episode of the television show, “Mad Men.” Article source:

Scam Artists Taking Advantage of Help for Rocky

A warning for those who are wanting to help out an abused dog, who made headlines recently. You may remember Rocky, the dog who was severely neglected and near death. The A.N.N.A. Shelter has been nursing him back to health. And the community has really stepped-up, to financially help in his recovery. But that means […]

Don’t Forget the Plants: Freeze Warnings & Frost Advisories Tonight, then a Decent Holiday Weekend

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Fairview Honors The Fallen

A number of observances this Memorial Day have already taken place in our area. The 100th anniversary of the Springfield parade, and ceremonies in North East and Fairview. Here’s the parade along Main Street in Fairview, this morning. Hundreds of people lined the streets for one of the biggest Memorial Day parades in the area. […]

Egg Prices Soar At Local Grocery Stores

NORTH EAST, PA – Have you been paying more money for eggs? “It’s has gone up at least a dollar per dozen that I’m aware of,” says shopper Greg Henning of North East. That is because a disaster is playing out in America’s poultry farms.  An outbreak of bird flu has killed, or has forced […]

Cumberland County commissioners will consider resolution urging more state money for public libraries

Cumberland County commissioners on Tuesday will consider action on a resolution calling on the Legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf to dramatically increase state funding for their library system and others across the state. The resolution, proposed by Commissioner Jim Hertzler at the commissioners’ May 21 workshop session, says state support for public libraries “has been […]

Motorcyclist injured in Schuylkill County crash

A motorcyclist from Jim Thorpe was injured Sunday afternoon when he lost control on a curve in Walker Township, Schuylkill County. Nicholas C. Montanaro, 19, was flown by Pennstar 5 helicopter to St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem after the 4:37 p.m. crash, state police at Frackville said. The accident occurred on Valley Road through the New […]

Scottish police call search for missing midstate woman ‘disappointing’ one week after her disappearance

A week after 61-year-old Susan McLean was reported missing by her family from a Scottish vacation resort, the Cumberland County woman has not been found. Search crews continued their efforts into the weekend, including searching the road out of Aberfeldy, Scotland, because, police said, investigators received information from the public suggesting potential sightings of McLean in […]

Memorial Day 2015: Personal remembrances and group thanks from Fort Indiantown Gap

Dauphin resident Heather Stormin, 41, said she makes it a point, wherever she is, to remember the sacrifice made by her cousin, Lance Corporal Blaise Oleski from Rome, N.Y. Oleski was killed while serving with the Marines in Afghanistan in 2009. He was 22 years old. Article source: