Members of Boy Scout Troop 473 lead with the Pledge of Allegiance during a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2013, in Freeland near Hazleton, Pa. (AP Photo/Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Ellen F. O'Connell)
Nicholas Stewart, a second-grader at Heights-Terrace Elementary/Middle School in Hazleton, PA, reads a book to Ekko, a six-year-old German shepherd and Buttons, a two-year-old Shih Tzu, during a Read Across America celebration Friday, March 1, 2013 honoring Dr. Seuss' birthday. Both dogs ser…
Despite single-digit temperatures, Jordan Klein, 10, clears snow near his grandmother's home in Hazleton, Pa., as brother Jayden, 8, assists by pushing his toy tractor.
Nitchka, a two-year-old Siberian husky, hangs her head out of a back seat window as she waits for her owners, Michael and Michele Klesh of Hazleton, Pa., who were doing business at the Hazleton Animal Shelter on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Ellen F. O'Connell)