The Valley gives on Thanksgiving

NORTHUMBERLAND — Many churches in The Valley are sharing their meals with the community on Thanksgiving Day. Sue Anne Hinkle is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Northumberland, who served their meal at11:00a.m.  She’s been helping the church serve this meal for 18 years. She said, “We felt in the past years that it is always a need in this area.  There are so many people out of work that don’t have the money to really afford a Thanksgiving dinner.  We thought this is one way that we could help out the community.” If you missed that one and are still in need of a meal, there are several other locations still holding…

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Understanding conflict between Israel and Gaza Strip


  UNDATED – While there is a cease fire in effect in Israel and the Gaza Strip, it is not always clear what is causes such unrest in that region. SusquehannaUniversityassistant professor of political science Baris Kesgin specializes in the region and says that while we’ve seen these battles crop up repeatedly, something is different this time.   Kesgin said, “We have a new leader inEgyptand we have a civil war inSyriaand what is surrounding this, historicPalestinehas changed.”  Kesgin says that watching who is in charge affects the situation. He said, “Leaders do make a difference…Who is in power.  However, it obviously makes a difference who they are allied with in government.  With whom are they…

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    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The judge presiding over Jerry Sandusky’s criminal case is granting a television network’s request for access to photos used as exhibits during his trial this summer. Judge John Cleland issued an order Wednesday that gave ABC the right to get copies of 15 photographs related to Aaron Fisher, described as Victim 1 in court records. ABC had sought the photos last month, as it was preparing to report on Fisher’s book about his experience, “Silent No More.” Cleland’s order notes that Sandusky’s lawyer, Fisher, his mother and prosecutors supported or at least didn’t object to the release. The judge says he’ll consider future requests on their own merits. His…