A month after President Donald Trump moved to shore up workers’ incomes by giving employers the option of deferring payroll taxes, the effort has failed to energize a U.S. economy still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.
Oil is on track for its first back-to-back weekly loss since April’s price rout, as signs of cheating by OPEC and a precarious outlook for demand take the wind out of the last few month’s tepid rebound in prices.
The aviation industry is under pressure to do something about the immense amount of carbon emissions its engines generate. The output is accelerating many times faster than from sectors such as energy and agriculture, contributing to global warming.
Movie theaters are taking steps toward getting back to normal, screening old pictures in a few locations while they await new releases from Hollywood studios.
Private express carriers, including UPS, FedEx and Amazon, say they are limited in their ability to step in to deliver election ballots as the U.S. Postal Service signals it will struggle to handle the deluge of mail-in voting this fall.
Streaming video is the media world’s new favorite playing field, and ViacomCBS wants investors to remember it’s in the game.
SEATTLE — For Amazon, five straight months of sustained mania triggered by the pandemic has shaken the retail giant and created an abrupt opening for rivals.
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have recalled dozens of hand sanitizers — many widely available through Walmart and other national retailers — because they contain dangerous and potentially fatal levels of wood alcohol.
The federal government should weigh forgiving all “small” loans provided under the Paycheck Protection Program during the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
WASHINGTON — The future may not be so sweet.
As the U.S. reopens, Americans aren’t much interested in going out and spending.
It looks as if New Yorkers might have to wait a little longer to book a table inside their favorite restaurant.
Masks are mandatory on subways and buses in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco is betting longer trains will help riders social distance. Crews disinfect New York’s trains daily — stations twice a day — and are testing ultraviolet light devices to see if they kill covid-19 on surfaces.
While the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the death of coal in developed nations, the dirtiest fossil fuel is alive and kicking in Asia.
Oil production in Venezuela, the country with the world’s largest reserves of crude, has fallen to a 75-year low with U.S. sanctions continuing to cripple the country’s exports.
HARRISBURG — On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order.
Amid record unemployment, millions of Americans are expected to struggle to pay their rent or mortgage in June.
The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is 11 cents higher this week at $2.153 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
COAL TOWNSHIP — There is no place like home, and for many across the nation in the last two months, there hasn’t been any other place.
The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is 10 cents higher this week at $2.041 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
The switch from negative to positive came so fast that it took the CEO of Dallas-based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit by surprise.
It’s amazing what can change in a month.
There is uncertainty surrounding when the many widespread influences of the novel coronavirus will expend themselves.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Family-owned car dealerships W&L Subaru, 535 Point Township Drive, Northumberland, and W&L Nissan, 2039 N. Susquehanna Trail, Hummels Wharf, take pride in offering area customers a no-pressure sales environment.
MIDDLEBURG — Miller Travel Agency, located at 239 E. Main St., offers the most competitive group leader packages in the area.
ELYSBURG — The building that housed longtime area gift shop Crystal Ann Creations has been rechristened Little Village Primitives and is a prime destination for those who enjoy all things crafty.
SHAMOKIN — George B. Keiser Co., 34 W. Chestnut St., is a family-owned, family-operated plumbing, heating and air conditioning supplier.
SHAMOKIN — CSP Office Equipment first opened in downtown Shamokin in 1961 servicing Remington typewriters. Since that time, CSP has remained committed to our valued customers by bringing the latest technology in office copying, printing and scanning needs along with technical support to matc…
PAXINOS — LTS Plumbing & Heating Inc. has been providing great service at affordable prices for 30 years.
MOUNT CARMEL — Winnie the Pooh Daycare and Pre-School is located at 233 E. Fourth St. The center has been in existence for over 35 years. The center is owned by Steven and Cheryl Latorre while Danielle Wolfgang is the director.
SHAMOKIN — Bader’s Furniture Company is located at the corner of Sunbury and Liberty streets in Shamokin.
MOUNT CARMEL — UNB Bank has been serving the needs of customers in East Central Pennsylvania for over 114 years.
SUNBURY — Since 1972, the Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging has been involved with the planning, coordination and monitoring of services for county residents over the age of 60. The agency is part of a state and national network of agencies established to provide older adults with a…
COAL TOWNSHIP — Brewser’s SportsGrille has been the place to be for the past 12 years and counting.
SUNBURY — Located at 336 N. Sixth St., Jake Bennage Flooring Inc. offers flooring sales, installation and renovations.
SELINSGROVE — In the six years since Greg Mull purchased Salem RV, the store’s inventory has doubled, said the business’ manager, Keith Mull, Greg’s son.
ELYSBURG — Profile Coffee and Roasters, located on 185 Market St., provides customers with a wide array of food and drink options with an emphasis on high-quality goods and a sense of community.
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.
MOUNT CARMEL — Secondhand Rows Book Shoppe, 45 N. Oak St., is Mount Carmel’s newest second-hand book store.
MOUNT CARMEL — The legacy of Eugene F. Mattucci lives on through the continued success of Mattucci’s Willow Cafe.
SELINSGROVE — Mull’s Auto Sales offers its customers a wide selection of automobiles, golf carts and trailers, along with financing. The company, which has been in business since 1980, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
MOUNT CARMEL — For 68 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.
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…
MOUNT CARMEL — Established in 2007, Realty World Molesevich and Associates’ agents, including owner Dennis Molesevich Jr., Lynn Kufta and Kelly Avellino have over 55 years of combined real estate experience.
SHAMOKIN — For the past five years, Stepps Auto Sales has offered a large selection of quality vehicles at affordable prices available for purchase locally. Stepps sells everything from cars and SUVs to pickups, minivans and hatchbacks.
SHAMOKIN — For the past 30 years, Pool World Inc. has been recognized as a leader in swimming pool sales, service and installation. Splashing fun and relaxation are the name of the game at Pool World with a variety of high-quality swimming pool and hot tub products available for purchase.
SHAMOKIN —The staff at Beverly’s Flower Shop have been dedicated to servicing their customers with beautiful floral arrangements while keeping customer service a priority. Customers will always talk to a person who can suggest that perfect design for that special occasion.
COAL TOWNSHIP — “Give hope. Give Respect. Give Back.”
SUNBURY — As most people know, Sunbury Motor Company at 943 N. Fourth St. offers new Fords, Lincolns, Hyundais and Kias, but did you know Sunbury Motors offers one of the largest commercial truck departments in central Pennsylvania?
Derwin Seibel and his father, Leonard, plunged headfirst into a new business venture in 1999 that has seen such interest and support from the community that they’ve opened a second location in the Danville area.
KULPMONT — Scicchitano’s Buono Pizza and Catering, 962 Chestnut St., has been providing quality food for thousands of customers for 26 years.
MOUNT CARMEL — A knack for buying and selling items on eBay was the catalyst for Michelle Zarko to open one of the area’s premier consignment shops — The Closet Door Resale & Consignment Boutique — about five years ago.
SHAMOKIN — Metro Pest Control Services has surpassed 25 years in business and is continuing to expand its services to cover the north-central Pennsylvania region for all pest control needs.
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