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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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 — 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…

SHAMOKIN — Bader’s Furniture Company is located at the corner of Sunbury and Liberty streets in Shamokin.

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.

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.

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 — 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 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.

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.