3 Mariners Rescued from Island After Spelling Out ‘SOS’ in Sand

Good News Notes: “Three missing mariners were rescued from a tiny, uninhabited Pacific island on Tuesday thanks to an ‘SOS’ message they wrote in the sand, authorities said. Guardsmen from the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG) and the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania National Guard found the men on the tiny…

Pittsburgh Zoo offering free admission in honor of World Wildlife Day

Good News Notes: “The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is celebrating World Wildlife Day with a special treat for its guests: free admission! Zoo officials say all guests who visit on Tuesday will receive free admission between its regular hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A sea lion training session will also take place…

Happy parents welcome baby boy on Leap Day

Good News Notes: “A happy day for two new parents couldn’t have come at a more notable time. Inside the Family Birth and Newborn Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Alexa Steveson was just a few hours into motherhood. ‘I’m on top of the world. I’m so happy he’s here, and he’s healthy,’ Stevenson said.” View…

Dandy Donations Give Back to Local Charities

Good News Notes: “One dollar — that’s all Dandy Mart customers were asked to donate between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each customer was given a paper dandy cane to sign at the store to acknowledge their donation. Several locations, including one in Wysox Township, raised record-breaking amounts. ‘This store took third place overall with all the…

Philadelphia Zoo welcomes adorable sloth bear cub

Good News Notes: “There is a new addition to the Philadelphia Zoo! The zoo announced an adorable sloth bear cub was born on December 11 – the first healthy sloth bear born at the zoo since 1997. The cub belongs to the zoo’s 7-year-old Kaylya and 6-year old Bhalu.” View the whole story here: https://6abc.com/pets-animals/philadelphia-zoo-welcomes-adorable-sloth-bear-cub/5834364/

Veterans Get The ‘Royal Treatment’ On Thanksgiving

 Good News Notes: “With a fire engine escort, veterans from the VA hospital near Wilkes-Barre arrived at American Legion Post 463 in Plymouth to celebrate Thanksgiving.” “Veterans were greeted with honors and given more than just a turkey dinner.” “Veterans and their families tell Newswatch 16 it’s a joy to spend the Thanksgiving holiday outside…