Function of Beauty, a manufacturer of customizable hair, skin and body care products, announced Wednesday that it has received a $150 million strategic minority investment from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity group in the world.
For a glimpse of how a city is faring in its reopening, look closely at its dry cleaners.
Good luck finding a PlayStation 5.
SUNBURY — Weis Markets announced it has completed the remodel and upgrade of its Walnut Street store in Shamokin.
A whole range of pandemic aid programs are set to expire in the new year, leaving millions of Americans without the government support that’s helped keep them afloat and threatening a rebounding economy.
Through much of 2020’s bleak economy, the financial industry has provided an oasis of stability to a vast tract of the American workforce. That’s starting to fade.
U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly declined in early November as an increase in covid-19 infections and the election prompted Americans to reassess their outlooks for the economy and finances.
SELINSGROVE — Spinoso Real Estate Group has signed a deal with Hobby Lobby at the Susquehanna Valley Mall.
MOUNT CARMEL — A local man who has spent his adult life focusing on entrepreneurship has opened a new business on Oak Street.
Transitioning away from fossil fuels won’t be enough to slow climate change. The world has delayed the task of cutting emissions for so long that we likely will have to also deploy solutions to draw down carbon dioxide from the air.
SAN FRANCISCO — TikTok has again been spared a ban in the U.S., this time by a judge in Pennsylvania who granted a temporary halting of the restrictions against the video app that were set to take effect Nov. 12.
Wild weather is wreaking havoc on crops around the world, sending their prices skyrocketing.
WASHINGTON — Salaries of federal employees are lower than those of private sector workers in comparable positions by about 23%, although the gap has narrowed in recent years, an advisory council reported Wednesday.
Millions of workers in recent months have returned to offices outfitted with new pandemic protocols meant to keep them healthy and safe. But temperature checks and plexiglass barriers between desks can’t prevent one of the most dangerous workplace behaviors for the spread of COVID-19 — the i…
On the same day the World Food Programme was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its fight against hunger, fresh numbers from the U.S. government showed that tighter crop supplies could worsen the food-inequality crisis that’s sweeping the globe.
Starbucks Corp. and other coffee chains are expanding their grip on America’s coffee culture as independent cafes struggle to survive a pandemic-fueled industry shakeup.
Apple is set to embrace 5G as one of its most significant additions to this year’s iPhones, but the technology is still not ready for the masses in the U.S.
Unsure about using vacation rentals in the era of social distancing and anti-maskers? Airbnb is implementing mandatory health and safety protocols for both guests and hosts that will require masks, distancing and enhanced cleanings.
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Friday announced a settlement imposing injunctive relief and a monetary payment of $110,000 against California-based clothing company, LuLaRoe LLC and LulaRoe Inc. This legal action is the result of numerous complaints from Pennsylvanians owed ov…
SHENANDOAH — Today is National Pierogy Day, and to celebrate Mrs. T’s Pierogies is giving away up to 120,000 free pierogies to people across the country.
U.S. pending home sales rose more than expected in August, reaching the highest level on record as low mortgage rates fuel a housing rally.
The Trump administration has issued new restrictions on U.S. technology exports to China’s biggest semiconductor manufacturer, warning that the exports could benefit China’s military.
The online auction and sales site eBay, one of the U.S. Postal Service’s biggest customers, said it is shifting some of its business to private-sector rival United Parcel Service because of reliability issues with the agency.
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.
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