Dear Rusty: My husband took an early retirement at age 62, and I will be turning 62 next year. I am having some health issues and I’m thinking about taking an early retirement. Is this a good idea? — Uncertain What To Do

LEWSIBURG — Municipalities and local governments in an 11-county region can receive a technology assessment and action recommendation that includes a free computer from SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG).

STRONG — David and Lori Campbell, along with their son, Colin, and daughter, Abigail, have opened a new ice cream and gelato business along Route 61 between Kulpmont and Mount Carmel.

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WASHINGTON — Facebook, Google and Twitter on Tuesday sought to defend themselves against accusations from Republican lawmakers who say the tech giants censor conservative news and views during a congressional hearing that devolved into a political sniping match.

SHAMOKIN — Woody’s Pizzeria, a new business located at the corner of Ninth and Independence streets, will be offering its customers Old Forge-style pizza according to co-owner Jay Wright.

LEWISBURG — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) recently appointed Teri MacBride, of Lewisburg, to the SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative’s board of directors. She will represent SEDA-COG and its 11 member counties to facilitate development of new natural gas projects.

SUNBURY — Brewers’ Outlet, 231 Reagan St., is celebrating its 50th anniversary of being the “area’s beverage supermarket,” and owner Cory Fasold is throwing a party Friday.

BRUSSELS — Europe implemented a sweeping overhaul of digital privacy laws on Friday that has reshaped how technology companies handle customer data, creating a de-facto global standard that gives Americans new protections and the nation’s technology companies new headaches.