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Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtual Races—Starting With Hal...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

Wellness
General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' C...

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

Products & Promotions
New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of ...

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minute...

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
Amtrak Offers Free Travel Companion Fare on Acela and Northeast R...

For a limited time, Amtrak is offering "buy one, get one free" if you book by September 30!

Travel
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

Home & Garden
5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Lamb sold in Pennsylvania recalled by im...

An import company alerted the United States Department of Agriculture it was recalling nearly 25,000 pounds of frozen lamb meat after it was not re-inspected when it was brought into the country. The meat was sent to distributors in Pennsylvania.

Local News
Salami sticks sold at Trader Joe’s linked to 8-state salmonella o...

The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely much higher than the number reported, and this outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses," the CDC stated.

News
Turns Out, Doing This One Thing Could He...

A renowned cardiovascular exercise physiologist suggests engaging in one activity may help you live longer than most diet changes will.

Lifestyle
Keith Rothfus: Tax increases could hurt ...

President Biden’s and congressional liberals’ and progressives’ proposals to increase income taxes on businesses come at a time when Pennsylvanians are still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

National News
118 more COVID cases for Berks as pandemic total nears 58,000

Berks County added 118 COVID-19 cases in the Sunday update of the Pennsylvania Department of Health pandemic dashboard. Berks hit triple digits even with the weekend slowdown in test processing. The pandemic total of cases increased to 57,

Lifestyle
From Facebook friend to romance scammer:...

Romance scams on Facebook, Instagram and dating apps were the costliest – more than $139 million in 2020 – to those aged 60-up , the FTC says.

Local News
Hempfield looking to staffing and incent...

In an effort to avoid actually hiring a firefighter, Hempfield officials want to offer money to spur volunteers to respond to emergencies and regularly report to fire stations. The goal of the staffin

Events
Stewart Friesen’s 33rd win of 2021 nets him $20K

Stewart Friesen is the winningest driver in dirt modified racing, and his dominating victory in Saturday’s 100-lap 358 modified feature at the Orange County Fair Speedway put $20,000 in his bank account.

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PUC to probe Aqua’s water rate hike requ...

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has voted to suspend and investigate proposed water and wastewater rate increases by Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. (Aqua Water) and Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater

News
Hyre Class Action Reminder

Wilson Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In HyreCar To Contact Him Directly To Discuss Their Options New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. -) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm,

Lifestyle
We must extend the expanded Child Tax Credit Act to help poor chi...

Extending the Child Tax Credit will help alleviate the suffering of millions of children and their families in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation.

National News
Trump pick's messy personal life worries...

Sean Parnell may have the backing of former President Donald Trump, but the Pennsylvania Republican also has significant personal baggage that is raising concerns about the GOP's ability to hold one of the most competitive Senate seats in the country next year.

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National Articles
Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound...

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

Local Culture
4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

Style
The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

Local Culture
Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World
How to Observe National Make a Dog's Day on October 22

With tons of tail-wagging ideas, making a dog's day also gives you much-needed canine therapy.

Events
'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter S...

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

Entertainment
Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

Products & Promotions
The Ultimate Halloween Horror Movie Drinking Game

In preparation for the ghoulish holiday, we've put together the "Ultimate Halloween Horror Movie Drinking Game". So pick your poison (not literally, though, okay?), throw on your favorite slasher/horror flick, and get ready to be adequately sloshed.

Film
World’s biggest triceratops sells for $7...

The world’s biggest triceratops skeleton, known as “Big John,” was sold for 6.6 million euros ($7.7 million) Thursday to a private collector at a Paris auction house. The enormous

World
The Story of 'Grizzly Man' Timothy Tread...

He wanted to befriend the wild. Timothy Treadwell was an American bear enthusiast, environmentalist, and documentary filmmaker.

Local Culture
'Being the Ricardos': First-Look at Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball...

Earlier this week, Amazon Studios dropped a trailer for the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-direction film "Being the Ricardos," giving audiences a first-look at Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively.

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