Archive for November 22nd, 2016

PennDOT offers tips to improve holiday travel

With increased traffic expected for the upcoming Thanksgiving travel period, PennDOT and Pennsylvania State Police outlined measures they will take and tools available to drivers to make holiday travel as safe and smooth as possible. Thanksgiving travelers are encouraged to visit the “Historic Holiday Traffic” page at www.511PA.com, which allows users to see how ...

 
 

U.S. Attorney for Eastern District to step down

The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has announced his resignation, effective midnight on Dec. 23. U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger has served in the position since May 6, 2010, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. “It has been the highest honor and most fulfilling duty of my legal career to have served as the United ...

 

Conservation agreement saves Beaver Valley

It’s going to be a happy Thanksgiving for some area conservationists: Bulldozers won’t be tearing up the fields along Beaver Valley Road in Concord Township to make way for new homes because a conservation agreement has been reached that will keep the valley from development. Full details are not yet available, but the Beaver Valley Preservation Alliance and Save the ...

 

Wellness Jackie’s Way: Thanksgiving nutrition

In this article I’ll review how to get more nutrition at the table while enjoying traditional foods on Thanksgiving. The menu starts with mashed potatoes. My kids love them. In fact, they could fill their plate completely with the white stuff and be satisfied. Perhaps it’s because this dish typically screams butter and salt and if homemade, usually whole milk. The ...

 

Photo of the Week: Lingering Autumn

Autumn colors hold on into November before winter winds sweep leaves from the trees.