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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comments through the end of this month regarding a proposal which would sharply reduce methane pollution.

As the omicron variant continues to surge, people are spending a lot of time on digital screens for remote work or entertainment. Eye health experts warn overexposure to blue light from screens can take a toll on vision, in both children and adults.


Though COVID-19 cases continue to surge, techniques for case tracking are expected to change. According to Pew Research, public health officials are considering a turn from daily case counts toward reports of severe hospitalizations and deaths—a practice which local hospitals have already adopted.

Washington, D.C. – Following recent recalls and previous reports of two infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to immediately stop using the Podster, Podster Plush, Bummzie and Podster Playtime (the "Podsters") infant loungers manufactured by L…

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Balls Mills – Nearly 200 years ago a group of Baptist “Brethren” fleeing persecution in Germany purchased a plot of land near what is now the small village of Balls Mills in Lycoming County and the meeting house they built is still there today. 


Harrisburg, Pa. -- The Middletown Amtrak station may be one to several hours from Northcentral Pa., but once you're aboard, city destinations are a short ride away.

Get ready for the possibility of more impactful winter weather. That's the message for Americans living in parts of the eastern United States who just dealt with a major winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow in some places.


The Scott and Bonnie Wheeland Farm, Cogan Station, has been recognized as a “Century Farm” Award recipient through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's nation-leading Farmland Preservation Program. The special event was held during the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

Miles upon miles of outdoor trails will soon be ready for all your winter weather activities. The Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) is leading the trail preparation in Montour County.MARC has been able to steadily improve the quantity and quality of trails in and around Montour Count…

Bloomsburg – Over the past year, there have been several conversations around the topics of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. What do these words really mean -- for you, for our region? If you have questions, the United Way invites you to explore them through a series of upcoming workshops. 

This article has been reprinted with permission from the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association. It was originally published on Riverkeeper Reflections.