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Business

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasingly merging http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/11/24/Black-Friday-Cyber-Monday-increasingly-merging/stories/201811240077

After Trump quit the Iran nuclear deal, it’s been every ‘business’ nightmare scenario’ http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/11/22/Iran-people-business-Trump-sanctions-US-trade-nuclear-deal-economy/stories/201811010279

Dollar General staking its claim across region https://www.standardspeaker.com/news/dollar-general-staking-its-claim-across-region-1.2414656

Hot Jobs | ‘Thriving tech industry’ – Local company leaders say available IT jobs outnumber qualified applicants https://www.tribdem.com/news/hot-jobs-thriving-tech-industry-local-company-leaders-say-available/article_704066ce-f067-11e8-b5cb-47ba1fd822de.html

 

Crime/Punishment

Catholic nuns urge reporting of sex abuse to police https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/catholic-nuns-urge-reporting-of-sex-abuse-to-police.html#incart_river_index

Pittsburgh Diocese puts priest on administrative leave following sex abuse allegation http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/11/24/Catholic-Diocese-Pittsburgh-priest-administrative-leave-sex-abuse-allegation-father-Feltz/stories/201811240062

Taking Back the Streets: Ride-along with Hazleton officers ends with wild chase https://www.timesleader.com/news/725776/taking-back-the-streets-ride-along-with-hazleton-officers-ends-with-wild-chase

Their view: Court should end excessive fines on kids https://www.timesleader.com/opinion/op-ed/725729/their-view-court-should-end-excessive-fines-on-kids

Shooting victim identified; teen shot and killed in W-B Friday night https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/shooting-victim-identified-teen-shot-and-killed-in-w-b-friday-night-1.2414459

Erie shooting victim dies http://www.goerie.com/news/20181125/erie-shooting-victim-dies

Delco man faces sentencing date set in fatal road-rage shooting https://www.delcotimes.com/news/delco-man-faces-sentencing-date-set-in-fatal-road-rage/article_21992c22-f0b2-11e8-b292-a3561d5694e6.html

 

Education

New United Way campaign chairs discuss group’s impact on children https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/new-united-way-campaign-chairs-discuss-group-s-impact-on-children-1.2414666

Partnership of Reading school district and orchard is growing strong https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/partnership-of-reading-school-district-and-orchard-is-growing-strong

A more complex world for today’s school nurses https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/a-more-complex-world-for-todays-school-nurses

 

Elections/Politics

Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic freshmen look to shape party as it takes control of House http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/ocasio-cortez-democratic-freshmen-look-shape-party-takes-control-house-20181124.html

Democrats shun idea of Pelosi floor fight in speaker’s race http://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/democrats-shun-idea-pelosi-floor-fight-speakers-race-20181125.html-2

Bill White: Politicians, educators, journalists all prone to bloopers https://www.mcall.com/opinion/white/mc-opi-bloopers-white-20181114-story.html

GOP leader Reilly talks about his future, & future of GOP in Delco https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/gop-leader-reilly-talks-about-his-future-future-of-gop/article_448cd38e-edcc-11e8-99d0-ef5bb4fa1ff9.html

 

Environment

As the Arctic warms up, a ‘new ocean’ brings new commerce to the top of the world http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/11/22/Arctic-warms-new-ocean-commerce-tourism-shipping-resource-development-oil-gas/stories/201811010283

Blair native discovers new hybrid bird http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/11/blair-native-discovers-new-hybrid-bird/

 

Health

Alzheimer’s incidence expected to rise; awareness also increasing https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/alzheimer-s-incidence-expected-to-rise-awareness-also-increasing/article_ac869408-ef3d-11e8-bde0-6f3cc162a9c5.html

Planned Parenthood rally draws passionate supporters, protesters https://www.timesleader.com/news/725761/planned-parenthood-rally-draws-passionate-supporters-protesters

Measles outbreak confirmed in New Jersey https://www.mcall.com/business/healthcare/mc-nws-nj-measles-outbreak-20181124-story.html

 

Local News

‘We seem to be a town people forget about.’ Bucks residents fume after three months without a post office. http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/croydon-post-office-pa-closed-bucks-county-20181123.html

Troopers in Kittanning announce 9 arrests for DUI at sobriety checkpoints https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14334727-74/troopers-in-kittanning-announce-9-arrests-for-dui-at-sobriety-checkpoints

Alle-Kiski Valley shoppers drawn to local stores on Small Business Saturday https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14331981-74/shoppers-from-all-over-the-alle-kiski-valley-drawn-to-local-stores-on

Nearly 2 decades after the murder of a physician and his son a legacy of love survives https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14330376-74/nearly-two-decades-after-the-murder-of-a-physician-and-his-son

Harrison hires familiar face as township manager https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14334227-74/harrison-hires-familiar-face-as-township-manager

Flood advisory issued for parts of central Pa. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/flood-advisory-issued-for-parts-of-central-pa.html#incart_river_index

Small Business Saturday sees crowds of consumers in central Pa. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/small-business-saturday-sees-crowds-of-consumers-in-central-pa.html#incart_river_index

Drizzle dampens Small Business Saturday https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/drizzle-dampens-small-business-saturday/article_3fbcaa00-f024-11e8-995e-d75d26a4dd98.html

Holiday Pop-Up Shops kick off five-week run in downtown Wilkes-Barre https://www.timesleader.com/news/725753/holiday-pop-up-shops-kick-off-five-week-run-in-downtown-wilkes-barre

Scrantons’s overtime surges, but stays below some prior high years https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/scrantons-s-overtime-surges-but-stays-below-some-prior-high-years-1.2414738

Commissioners seek cost estimate for hotel tax audit http://www.timesonline.com/news/20181125/commissioners-seek-cost-estimate-for-hotel-tax-audit

Resorts prepare for ski season http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-business/2018/11/resorts-prepare-for-ski-season/

‘There’s a resurgence down here’ | Turnout for Small Business Saturday pleases Johnstown store owners https://www.tribdem.com/news/there-s-a-resurgence-down-here-turnout-for-small-business/article_2c3efa2c-f066-11e8-8979-6b99f9fe70c4.html

Editorial | Region has far more homeless than places to help them https://www.tribdem.com/news/editorials/editorial-region-has-far-more-homeless-than-places-to-help/article_e9c7f9d6-ef53-11e8-a840-23a425a03756.html

Minsi Lake amenities, trail plan backed by $275K Pennsylvania grant https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/northampton-county/index.ssf/2018/11/minsi_lake_amenities_trail_pla.html#incart_river_index

 

National News

Border Patrol trainees prepare to enter one of the country’s fiercest political battles http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/u-s-border-patrol-academy-training-new-mexico-20181124.html

Deal with Mexico would make asylum seekers wait outside U.S. border http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/deal-mexico-asylum-seekers-wait-outside-us-border-20181124.html

Incoming Mexico government: No deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/24/Incoming-Mexico-government-No-deal-to-host-US-asylum-seekers/stories/201811240072

Alabama protesters march after death of black man who wasn’t mall shooter http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/24/Man-killed-by-officer-at-Alabama-mall-not-shooter-suspect-at-large-protesters/stories/201811240060

Veterans find community, hard work in rare firefighting crew http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/11/24/Veterans-find-community-hard-work-in-rare-firefighting-crew/stories/201811240053

 

Philly

Cpl. Holsey Gillis Sr., 94, a Montford Point Marine and founder of its Philadelphia Chapter http://www2.philly.com/philly/obituaries/corporal-holsey-gillis-sr-94-a-montford-point-marine-and-founder-of-its-philadelphia-chapter-20181124.html

Black scholar makes his mark in urban planning http://www.phillytrib.com/news/black-scholar-makes-his-mark-in-urban-planning/article_3b9ca183-272e-5f5d-8530-ea3c827e774b.html

Clergy group tops health fair with turkey giveaway http://www.phillytrib.com/news/clergy-group-tops-health-fair-with-turkey-giveaway/article_90051a06-fd03-5d8e-97c5-a1c661287e9b.html

Free parking! Philadelphia Parking Authority gets into the holiday spirit http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/philadelphia-free-parking-saturdays-ppa-holiday-20181124.html

Two security guards shot at Philadelphia after-hours club http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/security-guards-shot-vip-afterhours-club-philadelphia-20181124.html

 

Pitt

Tree of Life synagogue’s future remains undetermined https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14334090-74/tree-of-life-synagogues-future-remains-undetermined

‘It’s been a good run’: Funky hangout Beehive Coffeehouse says goodbye http://www.post-gazette.com/life/dining/2018/11/24/Beehive-Heinz-History-Center-Vault-Tap-Room-goodbye-closing-Pittsburgh-South-Side/stories/201811240057

 

State News

Buck season to begin in Pa. http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-news/2018/11/buck-season-to-begin-in-pa/

Has Pa. turned fiscal corner? Let’s stay tuned http://www.altoonamirror.com/opinion/editorials/2018/11/has-pa-turned-fiscal-corner-lets-stay-tuned/

 

World

EU endorses Brexit divorce deal but hard work lies ahead https://www.tribdem.com/news/eu-endorses-brexit-divorce-deal-but-hard-work-lies-ahead/article_d219b0df-00c1-5381-932f-6a76bc08190f.html

In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers’ use http://www.phillytrib.com/news/in-south-sudan-a-new-approach-in-ending-child-soldiers/article_2126cd68-f0b1-11e8-82a9-3b012154df93.html

New NASA lander aims to shed new light on Mars https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/new-nasa-lander-aims-to-shed-new-light-on-mars.html