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.

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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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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!