Valley Santa: Pile of bills leaves parents little cash for presents
Eight-year-old Donald was born with an eye condition known as bilateral coloboma. The condition severely affects his vision and he could lose his sight, his mother Angela wrote in a letter to Valley Santa. Donald?s doctors are in Danville and his parents
Valley Santa donors
Many people have donated to Valley Santa to purchase Christmas gifts for children in need throughout Luzerne County. Donors include:
Top regional attractions
Top Regional Attractions Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-299-1000. www.ansp.org. $15.95; $13.95 seniors, students, military, children 3-12; free under 3. 10 am-4:30 pm Mon.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm Sat.-Sun.
911 call released in Las Cruces deadly smoke shop shooting
LAS CRUCES, N.M. ? Attached is the 911 call made when 24-year-old Luciano Acuna alleged tried to rob DCP?s smoke shop on Solano Drive in Las Cruces on Sunday. An employee of the smoke shop shot Acuna, who died from his injuries. Related: Po
Shooting under investigation in Hazleton
Hazleton police are investigating a shooting after 9 p.m. Wednesday in the area of First and Garfield streets. Police were searching for evidence with flashlights and a K-9 unit was on scene. A person was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton for treat
SCC hosts Valley of the Sun Bowl, Sat., Dec. 6
When the Artichokes face off against Nassau Community College in the Valley of the Sun Bowl Dec. 6, it will mark the first time the school has hosted it in back-to-back years.
Travel photos we wish we'd taken
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Star of Wonder, Star of Night
"The best possibility to explain the Star of Bethlehem is that it wasn't a star at all. It was a triple conjunction of planets." by George Prentice Christmas Eve, 1968. It is estimated that as many as 1 billion people across the globe watched as a grainy black-and-white image glowed from television sets.? [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Fayetteville Police Looking for 2 Men who Sexually Assaulted 3 Women
The Fayetteville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff's Office continue to look for two men they say sexually assaulted three women over the weekend. One of the women was taken from a busy local shopping center just before sundown.
Neighbor requests help for family having tough time
Ten-year-old Abigail lives with her mother, but her grandparents help take care of her since her mother suffered a stroke three years ago. Her mother, Kathleen, has not been able to work since her illness and that has caused a great financial hardship for