2011-10-06 / Local & State

Johnny Appleseed Visits MMS Leaders To Discuss Plans To Sell Pa. Refineries


Sixth graders at McConnellsburg Middle School have been learning about fairy tales, myths, fables and tall tales in Mrs. Mellott’s English class. Johnny Appleseed came to visit the students and show them a“real” tall tale. A special apple feast was shared with Johnny and many of the students dressed up in Johnny Appleseed attire and brought in a variety of delicious apple treats. Sixth graders at McConnellsburg Middle School have been learning about fairy tales, myths, fables and tall tales in Mrs. Mellott’s English class. Johnny Appleseed came to visit the students and show them a“real” tall tale. A special apple feast was shared with Johnny and many of the students dressed up in Johnny Appleseed attire and brought in a variety of delicious apple treats. MARCUS HOOK, Pa. (AP) – Federal, state and local leaders are planning to discuss the effects of a decision by two oil companies to close or sell three refineries in the Philadelphia area.

Earlier this month, Sunoco Inc. announced it was getting out of the refining business. The Philadelphia company plans to sell its refineries in Philadelphia and Marcus Hook and focus on its pipelines and retail gas stations.

ConocoPhillips also has announced it is seeking buyers for its oil refinery in Trainer, Pa.

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