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January 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

IUP graduate part of Grammy nominated recording

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate is an instrumentalist on a Grammy-Award-nominated recording.  Malavika (Mika) Godbole, a 2003 graduate of IUP’s Department of Music and Cook Honors College, is an instrumentalist on “Llo More...

News

Apollo Borough appoints new council member

Apollo Borough held their first meeting of 2017, last night in which they appointed a new council member to the board, and a yearly report of 911/EMS calls was given by Mayor Held.  More...

Scientists take first steps to growing human organs in pigs

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people.  The cells made up just a tiny part of each embryo, and More...

Court appeals temporarily delay Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas prison officials temporarily delayed the scheduled Thursday night execution of a man convicted of a fatal robbery at a Dallas-area sandwich shop while the U.S. More...

Sports

River Hawks stumble in second quarter, suffer loss to Hampton

A wintry mix and blustery winds swirled outside the gymnasium at Hampton High School Thursday night and some of that cold must have found its way into the visiting Armstrong River Hawks’ locker room because head coach Kirk Lorigan’s team More...

Roughed Up

Armstrong falls to Seneca Valley on senior night

As we near the end of the winter sports season, many of the area seniors will be taking part in some of their last games in the rinks and gyms that they have called home since they were young. More...

After avoiding suspension, Marchand lifts Bruins past Pens

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored two second-period goals after avoiding a suspension by the NHL earlier in the day, lifting the Boston Bruins past the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night.  More...

A controversial shake up in Harrisburg

Gary Tennis “separated” from Wolf administration

An article released by the Reading Eagle Tuesday has sparked some controversy in Harrisburg. “Gary Tennis will no longer serve as Secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. More...

East Franklin approves water fee increase, addresses Rachel’s Roadhouse rumors

The East Franklin board of supervisors approved a rate increase for reconnecting water services last evening.  To be clear, this is not an increase on residents’ monthly bills. More...

Obituaries

James Bernard Thomas

NEWTON FALLS, OHIO

James Bernard Thomas, age 86, of Newton Falls, Ohio passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Eastland Hospital in Warren.  He was born on Nov. More...

Glenn L. Shira

MANASSAS

Glenn L. Shira, of Manassas, Virginia passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at the age of 93.  He was born in Kittanning on Sept. 12, 1923, and graduated from Kittanning High School in 1941. He was the beloved husband of Lois M. More...

William L. Reesman

FORD CITY

William L. Reesman, 76, of Ford City passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at ACMH Hospital.  He was born Aug. 26, 1940 in Kittanning, the son of W. Lester and Rosanna (Webster) Reesman.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1924, the body of Vladimir Lenin was placed in a tomb in Moscow’s Red Square.  In 1944, the German siege of Leningrad ended after 872 days.  In 1945, Soviet forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in Germany.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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