Tag Archive | winter

Reader photos: Snow much fun!

Bad pun, I know, but it really does describe the reader-submitted photos we have here on at the Daily Item.

They show how people are trying to enjoy this tremendous amount of snow we’ve seen this year. I mean, make the best of a bad situation, right?

And…..we’re getting more snow early next week, so expect more snow pictures!

"Kiersten and Megan Strohecker pose with a 16 foot seasonal friend." Photo by Rebekah Strohecker, Sunbury

“Kiersten and Megan Strohecker pose with a 16 foot seasonal friend.”
Photo by Rebekah Strohecker, Sunbury

"Frozen Susquehanna River," Photo by Tedd Wenrick, Beavertown

“Frozen Susquehanna River,”
Photo by Tedd Wenrick, Beavertown

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Is that car smiling at me?!

This morning, I was stopped at a stoplight on my way to work and I looked at the car ahead of me – and I laughed.

Let’s see if you also see it:

untitledThe car is smiling – the snow on its bumper is, at least.

It was just a little pick-me-up on yet another freaking day when we woke up to snow (when is summer again?!)

Enjoy your day, all!

Kudos to PennDOT

Too often I think we’re quick to criticize PennDOT for not plowing quick enough or leaving roads untidy.

But in terms of preparing for yesterday’s storm that wasn’t, PennDOT was all over it.

Photographer Rob Inglis and I traveled I80 yesterday and saw de-icer ready to go all down the highway:

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So kudos to them for being prepared, and thank God we didn’t see ant major storm activity.

Know someone who deserves a shout-out in the Valley? Let me know!

Snow progression

Here’s my attempt at some time lapse phtoography.

It shows the progression of the snow storm outside our office window on Market Street. I took photos beginning at 1 p.m. at about every half hour.

(Note: I had an early photo showing barely there snow, but accidentally deleted it – whoops!)

Anyway, enjoy - and send me your snow photos!

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Snow days!

It’s supposed to snow big here in the Valley today, so make sure to send me your snow pictures – I’ll post them here!

As I’ve previously discussed, I’m not a huge fan of snow – but I’m excited to see what it looks like across the area when the two to four inches hits us this afternoon.

And apparently a lot of people in the area are big fans of snow:

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Keep checking at  dailyitem.com for updates on snow conditions and any road closings, and I’ll let you know what I’m seeing out and about tomorrow.

 

Bonus Photos: Watson Inn Windows

For your holiday/winter viewing pleasure, here are some more photos of the Watson Inn holiday painted windows while artist Mike Heller was working on them.

They depict a traditional winter scene, complete with snowmen, carriage and snow tubers.

I haven’t been by to see the completed windows – have you? How do they look?

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