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  • Watch Live: April Still Keeping Everyone Guessing on Baby Arrival

    Harpursville, NY –  In a Facebook update Wednesday morning, April the giraffe’s keepers note no significant changes since Tuesday evening.  They believe April will get some ‘yard time’ and enjoy a new toy in her stall courtesy of an April fan. While we continue to wait for April’s new arrival, the Chester Zoo in Cheshire, England welcomed a baby giraffe of its own Monday. Wondering what to expect when it’s time for April’s calf to join us? The Chester Zoo posted […]

  • Liveblog: Eric Frein Murder Trial Begins

    Tuesday, April 4, is the day the Eric Frein case finally goes to trial. Frein is charged with killing one trooper and wounding another, outside the Blooming Grove barracks in September of 2014. Opening statements are set for Tuesday at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford. The prosecution is seeking the death penalty.

  • Watch Live: April the Giraffe’s Vet Says It ‘Shouldn’t Be Much Longer’

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — Tuesday morning, April’s keeper reports that her “back end swell is noticeably larger than yesterday.” Keepers also note that when April has calves, it takes place very quickly. On Friday, the vet for April the giraffe learned a very valuable lesson — don’t predict when the world’s most famous giraffe will give birth. The Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York predicted that April would deliver her calf by the end of the day. Then “Dr. Tim” […]

  • Lewisburg Family Pulls April Fools’ Prank on Mail Carrier

    LEWISBURG — A family in Union County pulled an elaborate April Fools’ Day prank on a mail carrier. The Kelly family created an extra-long envelope that they left sticking out of their mail slot at their home in Lewisburg. It was addressed with a stamp and everything. The family waited in the car, and when the mailman came, they watched as he kept pulling and pulling until the envelope said “April fools!” We wonder how the mail carrier might get […]

  • Watch Live: Zoo Says April the Giraffe May Give Birth Soon

    Harpursville, NY — An internet outage at Animal Adventure Park had many on edge Saturday Morning. In a Facebook update, officials assured viewers, “this is not the hoax many anticipated” and that they are working to restore the feed. UPDATE: At around 9 a.m. Saturday, April the giraffe’s live cam was restored. Previous Story: “Today is not the day to stop watching,”  Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said during a live interview on GMA Friday. WATCH: "Today is not the […]

  • Play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps This April Fools’ Day

    Looks like Ms. Pac-Man has paid a visit to the Google Maps app just in time for April Fools’ Day. Every April Fools’ Day, Google releases prank videos for new products or adds Easter eggs to existing ones. This year, the team is revisiting an old prank, with a bit of twist.  In 2015, Google added the ability to play Pac-Man in Google maps — this year — it’s Ms. Pac-Man’s turn. Surely, Google will unveil some other pranks this […]

  • Michigan Teacher Pranks Students With Ridiculous April Fools’ Spelling Test

    Royal Oak, MI – Everyone enjoys a good laugh and that’s exactly why one Michigan teacher’s April Fools’ prank is going viral. Mr. Dombrowski, a Royal Oak elementary school teacher, pranked his class with a ridiculous spelling test. We’re willing to guess that nobody aced the test containing words like; ‘Speekuszlum,’ ‘Rol-aska-tox’ (no credit without the hyphens) and ‘Blorskee.’ Dombrowski recorded himself spelling the words out while the students graded their own tests.  He later posted the video on Facebook […]

  • Dandelion Retired, Crayola Reveals New 24-pack Crayon Color

    Crayola announced that they are retiring the “Dandelion” color from its 24-pack of crayons. On Friday, March 31, 2017, which happens to be “National Crayon Day,” Crayola is announced the replacement color, live on Facebook.  (Drum roll)  The new color will be part of the ‘blue’ family according to Crayola officials.  More details about the new hue will revealed over the coming months.  Crayola officials did announce that they will be holding a contest to name the new color.  So start coming […]

  • Happy 88th Birthday, Mickey Mouse! Fun Facts and How You Can Join the Celebration

    BURBANK, Calif. — To celebrate his upcoming birthday, Mickey Mouse embarked on a trip around the world, where he made surprise appearances in iconic, real-world locations to delight his fans and friends. These magical moments chronicling Mickey’s global adventures have been captured and shared on Disney’s Mickey Mouse Facebook page, culminating with the debut of a video highlighting Mickey’s travels featuring an upbeat new song, “What We Got.” The video debuted on the big day: November 18 on Good Morning […]

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  • Old Elementary School Comes Down

    EDWARDSVILLE — An old elementary school in Luzerne County that’s been empty for years has been demolished. Crews took down the vacant building on Jackson Street in Edwardsville Monday. The property is owned by Tri-Town Inc., which plans to clean up the property for the time being. While the company has no concrete future plans for the lot, a spokesperson for Tri-Town Inc. believes it will remain a parking lot for the foreseeable future.

  • Aquarium, Reptile Den Coming to Marketplace at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — A new wet and wild attraction is slated to open at the Marketplace at Steamtown this fall. Fish and reptiles from around the world will soon occupy space in the Marketplace at Steamtown that once housed clothing retailers. Almost 17,000 square feet will be renovated to accommodate the tanks and enclosures required for aquatic and land displays. It will hold a collection of over 1,000 specimens of fish and reptiles, and will be open for visitors daily during […]