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May 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ARC Manor plans for 2017 and beyond

ARC Manor Addiction Recovery Center’s board of directors laid out short- and long-term goals Monday as it prepares to broaden the facility’s breadth of service and educate the community about addiction throughout 2017 and beyond.  More...

News

Elderton Lions Club announces contest winners

Elderton Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Rebecca Lear joins winners of the Elderton Lions Club “Do Not Do Drugs” poster contest held recently, including (from left) students Meya C More...

Primary voters eye candidates for next district attorney

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will get a chance choose candidates to fill openings on two state appellate courts, and voters in Philadelphia will pick a candidate to replace a district attorney awaiting trial on federal bribery charge More...

Former Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey dies at 59

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Grey, an influential Hollywood leader who served as the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures for 12 years, has died.  A family spokeswoman said Monday that Grey, who was battling cancer, died Sunday at his home in More...

Sports

Freeport graduates help West Virginia Wesleyan win MEC Championships

The West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats women (bottom) and men track teams won the MEC Championships in Buckhannon WV the weekend of May 6 and 7. More...

Freeport stings Steel Valley

Claire Crytzer’s two-run bomb in the 9th leads Yellowjackets to 6-4 walk-off win in first round of the WPIAL 3A playoffs

The Freeport softball team has used the long ball to its advantage during the 2017 and during yesterday’s first round WPIAL playoff game against Steel Valley at Fox Chapel High School, the Yellowjackets once again got help from the home run bal More...

Penguins knot eastern finals with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night.  Phil Kessel beat Cr More...

Local church to play host to military appreciation service

Union First Presbyterian Church of Cowansville will honor local veterans May 21

Nestled snugly along State Route 268 in East Franklin Township, the Union First Presbyterian Church of Cowansville (UFPC) houses a small, tight-knit congregation that has long been involved with the nearby Mechling Shakley Veterans Center.  More...

Peculiarly popular perch for parrots

James White (left) and Derek Schmiedel hold parrots of the “That Guy with the Birds” show conducted by Ken Sprouse of North Apollo during the 39th annual Apollo-Ridge Learning Festival he More...

Apollo-Ridge prepares to vote on preliminary 2017-18 budget

The Apollo-Ridge School District’s board of education met Monday for its committee meeting during which members reviewed facts pertaining to the 2017-18 preliminary budget. More...

Obituaries

Marsha Diane (McKee) Bechtel

LABELLE, FLA.

The life of Marsha Diane (McKee) Bechtel of LaBelle, Fla. will be honored at a memorial service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Franklin Union Baptist Church, 106 Century Hill Lane, Worthington.  More...

Eleanor H. Galbraith

CABOT

Eleanor H. Galbraith, 94, of Cabot, died Monday, May 15, 2017, at ACMH Hospital in East Franklin. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. More...

Richard Artemus Myers

BURRELL TOWNSHIP

Richard Artemus Myers, 34, of Burrell Township died Monday, May 15, 2017, in his home. Arrangements are entrusted to the Welch Funeral Home, 032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, and are incomplete at this time. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-6 Night: 9-3  Pick 3 Day: 8-2-5 Night: 2-3-3  Pick 4 Day: 3-2-6-2 Night: 8-3-3-4  Pick 5 Day: 8-2-0-3-2 Night: 4-6-3-0-3  Treasure Hunt: 03-08-17-18-25   More...

Do Just One Thing

Paperboard cartons that hold beverages like milk, juices and even shelf-stable soups are made from layers of mixed materials, called aseptic containers, that used to be hard to recycle. More...

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