New York City may have a Waterford Crystal ball, but Pennsylvania towns have their own unique ways to celebrate the New Year.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Laura Haas
Friday, December 28, 2012
Pickles? Peeps? Bologna? Pennsylvania has a tradition of dropping and raising some unique items on New Year's Eve. If you want to do something different this year and are willing to take a road trip, take a look a some of the unique objects many central and northern Pennsylvania towns are lifting or lowering. Have a sweet tooth? Hershey raises a kiss, Hummelstown drops a lollipop, and Elizabethtown drops M&Ms. Craving salty snacks? Then the bologna drop in Lebanon or the pickle drop in Dillsburg may be for you. Any of these events are sure to provide a few laughs and a fun story to tell your friends and family. New Year's Eve Drops/Raises in Eastern Pennsylvania What are your plans for New Year's Eve? Do you know of another town that…
Craft kits sold at Jo-Ann Craft stores are being recalled.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Jo-Anne Fabric and Craft stores are recalling the foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft kit manufactured by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts for magnet ingestion hazard. According to the recall from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, "the magnets holding the pumpkin shell pieces together can become loose, posing a hazard to young children. If swallowed, these magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects." No injuries have been reported. The products were sold nationwide at Jo-Ann Craft Stores between August 2012 and October 2012. Consumers should immediately stop using the …