Monday, October 3, 2022

Feds vow major aid for Ian victims

FORT MYERS, Fla. — With the death toll from Hurricane Ian rising and hundreds of thousands of people without power in Florida and the Carolinas, U.S. officials vowed Sunday to unleash a massive amount of federal disaster aid as crews scrambled to rescue people stranded by the storm.

Event aims to draw attention to those wrongfully convicted

WILKES-BARRE — Powerful testimony from three men wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit underscored the mission highlighted by Pennsylvania Bikers for Justice on Sunday: The men and women victimized by wrongful conviction deserve help, and they deserve better.

Irem craft fair draws a crowd

DALLAS TWP. — A rainy morning certainly didn’t put a damper on spirits or the turnout for Irem’s 37th Annual Arts & Crafts Show at the Irem Pavilion, bringing out about 50 vendors and hundreds of patrons throughout the day.

‘This was not going to be the end of my life’

PLAINS TWP. — Monica Horvath did all the right things.

Gentlemen’s Dash brings in the cash

PITTSTON — This year when Paint Pittston Pink officials announced the winner of the Gentlemen’s Dash, they needed some extra time to make sure they got it right. The event saw 12 area leaders of the community, dashing down Main Street in high heels to raise money for breast cancer research.

Competition, camaraderie abound on fundraiser’s final day

PITTSTON — Paint Pittston Pink wrapped up this year’s events on Saturday with several races that brought residents to its Main Street for competition and camaraderie, while raising money for breast cancer research.

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AP Top 25: Tide retakes No. 1 from UGA; Kansas snaps drought

Alabama reclaimed No. 1 from Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll in one of the closest votes in the recent years, and six teams — including Kansas — made their season debut on Sunday.

Rodgers, Crosby’s OT FG lead Packers past Pats, Zappe 27-24

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers rebounded from a dreadful start and helped the Green Bay Packers spoil Bailey Zappe’s unexpected NFL debut with the New England Patriots.

Jacobs, defense lead Raiders to 1st win, 32-23 over Broncos

LAS VEGAS — Just when it looked as if the Las Vegas Raiders might blow another fourth-quarter lead, they put the ball in the hands of Josh Jacobs and the running game to finish off the Denver Broncos.

Murray has 2 TD passes, 1 rushing; Cards top Panthers 26-16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyler Murray can’t explain why the Arizona Cardinals continue to start games slowly.

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