What you need to know today, Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
High: 52; Low: 28. Sunny.
To celebrate: A 23-year-old hockey player who has twice survived cancer dropped the puck at a special Hershey Bears game over the weekend.
haunted: Parents of two Middletown football players who appeared in a victimizing video told a Harrisburg-area TV station that they will never forget their sons’ screams. Ten other students were charged and the football season was canceled.
Guilty: A Mechanicsburg woman accused of helping steal the laptop of House Speaker Nancy Pelosis has been found guilty of several counts related to the Jan. 6 riot. She was detained in February to await sentencing.
wishbone: You might want to reach for the turkey wishbone after dinner: folklore has it that it can grant wishes or herald winter.
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Thanksgiving: The Harrisburg area has several new bars and restaurants that revelers will want to try tomorrow, which is traditionally a busy evening.
Traveling expenses: While gas prices have fallen, the average price at the pump is in Pa. still over $4/gallon. The average price in the Harrisburg area is $4.04/gallon. Still, many people are planning to travel this week.
Holiday shopping: If you are planning to shop on Thanksgiving, some stores will be open. Many have chosen to remain closed. On Black Friday, these are the hours of operation for Walmart, Target, and other stores. Small businesses have their big day on Saturday.
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birthday party: The Jackson House restaurant on Harrisburg’s Sixth Street has been a landmark and a top spot to get burgers for many years: 40 in total. So family and friends of owner Dave Kegris decided to surprise him.
Opening today: Chipotle Mexican Grill is expanding its reach into Cumberland County. One opens today in the Shoppes at Cedar Cliff in Lower Allen Township.
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Penn State Soccer: Penn State hosts Michigan State at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Nittany Lions are pushing for their 10th win of the regular season. Michigan State needs a win to get to .500. These are the players to watch out for.
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World Cup start: The US Soccer World Cup drew 1-1 with Wales after a penalty shoot-out on Monday. Tim Weah gave the Americans the lead after a pass from Hershey’s Christian Pulisic.