More than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005.
Facebook removed tens of millions of user posts in the past six months for violating its terms of service regarding child pornography, drug sales and terrorism. Millions more were removed from Instagram.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Justice Department’s top antitrust enforcer warned tech giants on Friday that amassing vast quantities of consumers’ data could create competition concerns in the eyes of federal regulators, marking the U.S. government’s latest shot across the bow at Silicon Valley.
The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is 4 cents higher this week at $2.813 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Amtrak’s chronic delays across its national network create a multimillion dollar problem.
WEST MAHANOY — Clearly Clean Products LLC, a recyclable food tray manufacturer, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to officially open its newly purchased 80,000-square-foot plant.
The U.S. economy added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, sending the unemployment rate to a nearly 50-year low, a mixed bag that some economists said was more evidence that the country could be headed for a slowdown.
Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said that a trade deal with the U.S. is “not that easy,” but trade ministers from both sides were trying to iron out their differences.
WASHINGTON — House lawmakers are ratcheting up pressure on Facebook in an attempt to force chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to testify in the coming months about his company’s plans to launch the Libra cryptocurrency.
ALTOONA — Sheetz on Wednesday announced nearly all of its employees will experience an increase in wages or have already received a raise within the last year.
Senior citizens who try to fill prescriptions have them rejected at the pharmacy counter millions of times each year because their doctors either don’t, or are unable to, check whether a patient’s Medicare plan covers a particular drug.
Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of blockbuster painkiller OxyContin, has reached a tentative settlement with 22 state attorneys general and more than 2,000 cities and counties that sued the company over its role in the opioid crisis of the past two decades, people close to the deal said Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Fold will go on sale Sept. 6 in its home market of South Korea, following a months-long delay caused by the discovery of a severe defect in the original design.
More than half of the nation’s state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Google for potential antitrust violations, scheduled to be announced next week, marking a major escalation in U.S. regulators’ efforts to probe Silicon Valley’s largest companies.
As the U.S. Department of Labor styles it, Labor Day “constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” But there’s one category of labor that tends to get overlooked — the uncompensated labor of moms and…
Security researchers at Google uncovered a “sustained” — at least two years — and indiscriminate campaign to hack iPhones through certain websites, allowing attackers to steal messages, files and track location data every 60 seconds.
It’s back-to-school season, and for Aryana Duplessis, that means stocking up on school uniforms — for her 1-year-old.
Apple generated less than half of its total quarterly revenue from sales of the iPhone for the first time since 2012 — a sign the company is entering life beyond its flagship product.
President Donald Trump rejected Apple’s bid to avoid tariffs on some computer parts it manufactures in China, saying the company should instead make the components in the U.S.
In one sense, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are nothing special.
FaceApp was having a viral moment as its AI-backed technology flooded social media with digitally aged celebrities and friends, until its vague privacy terms and Russian origins began to trouble political leaders and app users.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled another high-concept project, one that he says puts humans on a path to “symbiosis with artificial intelligence.” In other words, allow them to control computers with their minds.
Americans are buying solar panels from Vietnam like never before, but local manufacturer IREX Energy isn’t celebrating.
Amazon, the retail and tech giant with 275,000 full-time U.S. employees, will retrain a third of its domestic workforce to get ahead of technological changes that could overhaul warehouses, retail stores, transportation networks and corporate offices alike.
Sommer Johnson thought everything was finally coming together for her last year. She was engaged, working full time and doing well in online college classes when her fiance’s mother died a week before their wedding day — triggering a series of large and unexpected expenses that left her stru…
The U.S. and China are headed for an uneasy trade-war truce and a return to the negotiating table. While financial markets may cheer such a breakthrough, the celebrations may be short-lived when the long path to a deal is considered.
While President Donald Trump has been pressing for tariffs on foreign-made cars and parts, it turns out the most American-made cars sold in the U.S. today are usually Japanese.
Giant Manufacturing saw the writing on the wall early on. The world’s biggest bicycle maker started moving production of U.S.-bound orders out of its China facilities to its home base in Taiwan as soon as it heard President Donald Trump threaten tariff action in September.
GRATZ — GNB Financial Services Inc. and Riverview Financial Corporation jointly announced Wednesday the execution of a definitive agreement whereby The Gratz Bank will acquire the deposits and customers of Riverview Bank in Trevorton.
Amazon.com Inc. is updating its Alexa voice software to let users delete recordings of their voice using a spoken command, a move that follows criticism of the company’s privacy practices related to its digital assistant.
Sears Holding Corp. is suing its former chairman, Eddie Lampert, as well as former board members including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for allegedly stripping the retailer of billions of dollars as it collapsed into bankruptcy.
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks edged higher ahead of the holiday weekend as gains in industrial stocks slightly outweighed weakness in health-care and energy shares. The dollar advanced.
FLORENCE, Kentucky — Amazon has become a retail powerhouse in part because of its promise of two-day delivery on millions of items. But now some of the pilots that transport the company’s packages are speaking out against what they describe as low wages, shoddy maintenance and stalled contra…
When Chris Berleth, relationship manager of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, thinks of the southern part of Northumberland County, there’s a single word that comes to his mind.
ATLAS — Atlas Anthracite Coal Co., 325 Mulberry St., provides residential and commercial coal sales throughout the area, offering pick up or delivery.
TREVORTON — Dals Pizza has been serving pizza up in the Trevorton area since 1993 with Dan Lebo at the helm for the last 12 years.
MARION HEIGHTS — Star Inc. Physical Therapy & Fitness opened on June 16, 2003. Our facility is 5,000 square feet and offers comprehensive physical therapy services delivered by top specialists in the field. Star Inc. also offers a full-service gym, aerobics program and athletic training …
MOUNT CARMEL — Scicchitano Ace Hardware, 27 N. Oak St., has been your one-stop Ace retailer destination for 52 years.
MOUNT CARMEL — Rich Melendez had been installing outdoor patio block, pavers and stone for more than 35 years. In 2011, he and his wife Susan purchased the former Patterson’s Block and Ready-Mix, located at Routes 54 and 901 at Locust Summit, just a few miles away from Mount Carmel and Ashla…
ELYSBURG — Knoebels Amusement Resort visitors can expect a brand new ride, the replacement of another ride, and several new food selections for the 2019 season.
SUNBURY — For over 115 years, the Zimmerman family has been selling automobiles from their dealership in the Sunbury community.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mattucci’s opened in 1934 as a family-owned and operated business. After 80-plus years, it still is, and a fourth generation of Mattucci chefs is now working in the kitchen serving the community.
SHAMOKIN — Financial Experts LLC, of 131 E. Independence St., has been helping clients plan for a successful financial future for the past 12 years.
TREVORTON — When Rob Smith opened Baits, Barrels & Bows 30 years ago, he was looking to fill a niche with a small-town sporting goods store that could offer specialized service and thrive in the region.
PAXINOS — Since 1973, Meadowview Christian Academy has been providing a Bible-based education to young students and will continue expanding next school year with the addition of grade six.
SHAMOKIN — Big Boys NAPA has served the coal region since 1961, with auto parts, tools and equipment for do-it-yourself customers who aren’t afraid to get a little grease on their hands.
SHAMOKIN — Mattis and Mattis has been providing clients from throughout the area with hands-on legal representation since 1991. Mattis and Mattis is a husband and wife team consisting of H. Robert Mattis Jr. and Caran Cress Mattis. There are no associates in the firm so all cases are handled…
SHAMOKIN — Metro Pest Control Services is celebrating its 25th year in operation for 2019 after expanding to cover the north-central Pa. region for all pest control needs.
MOUNT CARMEL —Family Home Medical was founded in 1991 with a vision to provide quality home health services to the elderly in a 30-mile radius of Mount Carmel. That dream was fulfilled and those services continue today.
MOUNT CARMEL — For 66 years, family-owned Academy Sports Center Inc. in downtown Mount Carmel has provided customized apparel and merchandise made on site for teams, businesses and individuals.
SHAMOKIN — George B. Keiser Co., 34 W. Chestnut St., is a family-owned, family-operated plumbing, heating and air conditioning wholesale supplier.
SUNBURY — As most people know, Sunbury Motors offers new Fords, Lincolns, Hyundais and Kias, but did you know Sunbury Motors offers one of the largest commercial truck departments in central Pennsylvania?
SHAMOKIN — What flower shop has been a Shamokin downtown staple for almost 50 years, providing the area with beautiful flowers and plants? It can only be Beverly’s Flower Shop, with Beverly Katalenas herself back at the helm!
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