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February 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service. More...

Special Sections

Commentary

His Eye is on the Sparrow

LENTEN MEDITATION

By SCOTT HODGE Greenville Kiwanis Club More...

Friday, May 23, 1980: Memorial Day parade planned

FROM THE ARCHIVES

The Record-Argus The Greenville Veterans Council annual Memorial Day parade will begin at 9 a.m. Monday from the old Loblaw parking lot at Main and Water streets. More...

Obituaries

SERVICES

ADAMS — Brendan H., 8 weeks, of 2725 S. Second St., Jamestown. A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. More...

Sports

Greenville and Reynolds move on to state quarterfinals after posting first round wins

HERSHEY, Pa. — The first day of the PIAA Class AA State Team Duals started off very well for both Greenville and Reynolds. More...

Mercer’s big second quarter helps give them 31-27 win over Greenville

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

MERCER — A second-quarter swing for the Mercer Lady Ms was the turning point Thursday night, but they had to battle down to the wire against Greenville in the final Region 2-AA regular season game for both teams. More...

Muskies outshoot Thunder

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown boys closed their home season on a high note Thursday night with a 72- 68 victory over Calvary Baptist. More...

Insight Part II: Go behind the signs with local business people

You could define a business by what its sign or its building looks like, or what kind of equipment it uses. But we think they’re often better defined by their people. More...

Jamestown super to lead county districts in budget impasse forum

JAMESTOWN — Representatives from 27 school districts across Mercer, Butler and Lawrence counties will be invited to attend a Feb. 23 open forum, where they will be given an opportunity to speak about the current state budget impasse. More...

 

 

News

Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham, from Canada, becomes an American citizen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers placekicker Shaun Suisham has become an American citizen. The kicker took the oath of allegiance Wednesday with 31 other new citizens from 14 countries. The ceremony was held at the U.S. More...

Spokesman: Some employees unhappy AG Kane keeping job

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The spokesman for Attorney General Kathleen Kane is acknowledging that some agency employees are disappointed their boss wasn’t ordered removed from office by the state Senate. More...

Pa. to eliminate registration stickers in 2017

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is eliminating registration stickers that motorists affix to their license plates starting in 2017. More...

Community

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Kristen Riley Cooper, daughter of Brandon and Jennifer Cooper of Pittsburgh, celebrates her sixth birthday today, Feb. 12, 2016. She has one sister, Charlotte, 31/2. More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

Greenville Rotary Club The Rotary Club of Greenville met Jan. 26 at the Glen Johnson Community Center at Thiel College. More...

CARD SHOWER

Get well card shower for Pastor Joe MacDonald Friends of Pastor Joe MacDonald, former pastor the Fredonia and Sandy Lake Presbyterian churches, are hosting a get-well card shower in his honor. More...