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Posts published in “Day: May 3, 2018”

Sunoco Pipeline fined for 1 gas pipeline, restarts another

Sunoco Pipeline can resume operations on a natural gas liquids pipeline crossing southern Pennsylvania while it agreed to pay $355,000 for polluting waterways in 14 counties while building a sister pipeline.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

What's the Deal: Rise Gatherings retreat; exclusive discount for 6abc viewers

The Rise Gatherings Retreat is a place to play, sweat, dance, create and enhance your whole self. And they’re offering our Action News viewers an exclusive discount on this experience.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Phiilly's 'Iron Chef' announces bankruptcy, sale of restaurant empire

An “Iron Chef” from Philadelphia has announced he’s filing for bankruptcy and selling his restaurant empire.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Freight train derails in Delco: Amtrak Northeast Corridor service resuming, SEPTA Wilmington/Newark suspended

A Norfolk Southern freight train derailed under the I-95 overpass in Ridley Township, Delaware County affecting service on Amtrak and SEPTA.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Planning your Mother's Day celebration and top-rated steakhouses

See how you can pamper mom with a roundup of special spa treatments. Plus, Philly Mag shared its list of top steakhouses in the region
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Discarded cigarette sparks raging townhouse fire in Delaware

Firefighters from the Odessa Fire Company spent Thursday afternoon battling a raging fire in the Willow Grove Mill Townhouse Community.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

School students in N. Philly enjoyed a special lunch, thanks to Primo Hoagies

Primo is doing community outreach events ahead of Saturday’s national hoagie day.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Hawk Olympics celebrate what's possible

About 110 athletes from Hamburg, Tulpehocken, Fleetwood and Kutztown jumped and ran in the Hawk Olympics, a track and field meet for students with special needs held at Hamburg Area High School’s track on May 2.

“It’s for everyone to get out and interact with athletes from other schools, cheer each other on, build up their confidence and just have an enjoyable day together,” said Alyssa Fink, Life Skills Support Teacher, Hamburg Area High School.


Source: Berkscounty

Schuylkill Valley Track & Field Invitational celebrates every athlete

Special needs student-athletes showed off their track and field skills during Schuylkill Valley School District’s Special Track and Field Invitational on May 1.

More than 125 athletes ages 5 to 21 and 2,000 teachers, buddies, parents and staff from Oley Valley, Antietam, Brandywine Heights and Schuylkill Valley school districts and Berks County Intermediate Unit’s PAL programs participated in Track and Field events.


Source: Berkscounty

FOOD: Berks Lil Dairy Miss Dairy Princess shares Pudding Pops recipe

Serving as the 2017-2018 Berks County Lil Dairy Miss Dairy Princess has been an exciting adventure for 6-year-old Malaina Rhoads of Barto. Her favorite promotions from her reign include visiting schools to teach students about a dairy farm, riding in parades and handing out ribbons at local fairs.


Source: Berkscounty

Cooking For Crowds: A volunteer's guide to safe food handling

Does your organization know the food safety risks that result from cooking large volumes of food? Even those who have been volunteering for years might not be aware of the additional safety risks that come with cooking large quantities of food. Cooking for Crowds covers topics such as how food becomes unsafe, preparation practices to keep food safe, and purchasing and storage of food and supplies.


Source: Berkscounty

Tavern Night fundraiser at Daniel Boone Homestead

The Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead are holding a Tavern Night fundraiser at the Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Road, on May 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Local restaurants and wineries will present food and drink samples for your culinary delight. Music will be provided by the duo, County Line.


Source: Berkscounty

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Humane Society's new Spike's Woods

Humane Pennsylvania is excited to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly developed Spike’s Woods: Dog Exercise and Socialization Yard. As a result of a successful Fund a Need campaign during our 2017 Art for Arf’s Sake Auction and in collaboration with Purina, we welcome community members to attend this celebratory occasion alongside state and local leaders.


Source: Berkscounty