Students in Kim Corel's art class at Penn's Valley Area High School made paintings that will be sent to a school in Ndola, Zambia. The project is part of Haven of Hope, a global Christian organization that sparks hope and change in impoverished communities in Zambia and Uganda.
State police at Philipsburg blocked off Clearfield Street, a road that leads into Wallaceton, which is north of Philipsburg. Police have not specified what the situation is and will not release any information that may harm an "investigation," according to a police representative.
The Gerhart family lives on 27 acres in the rural town of Huntingdon in central Pennsylvania. When they were told Sunoco Logistics was constructing a pipeline on their land and they had no choice in the matter, they responded with a tree sit as three acres of 80-year-old forest was razed in March of 2016. This spring, as Sunoco continues construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline, the oil company will be met with a banner hanging high above the cleared trees that reads “You shall not pass.”
According to the NYPD, two men punched a 40-year-old Army veteran in the vicinity of Valentine Avenue and East 194th Street on May 14 and stole his service dog. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused medical attention.
The US Marine Corps relocated approximately 1,100 desert tortoises out of California’s Mojave Desert in April 2017 as the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms underwent expansion and prepared for future training exercises. The relocation effort involved finding the tortoises, assessing their health and then moving them to pre-selected new areas via helicopter.
A car driving through Times Square in New York drove through a crowd of pedestrians, injuring several people. Video shows the car with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lampost and steel barriers.