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November 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

FERGUSON, Mo. More...

Special Sections

Commentary

Nuns, rabbis showing the way

“Everyone knows my first name. “When I’m walking down the street, people instantly know my relationship to them. And I know they’re entrusted to me.” More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Obama needs to make plan for Syria

President Barack Obama spent some of his weekend tour of Asia discussing his country’s policy on confronting the extremist group ISIS, and he had significant things to say about President Bashar Assad. More...

Sports

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Hickory’s defense holds firm and denies Greenville the D-10 title

SLIPPERY ROCK — A late field goal and safety were all that got in the way of Greenville’s quest for its first District 10 title of the century, as the Hickory Hornets won their fourth straight championship, beating the Trojans 12-7 Saturday at Slippe More...

Late FG lifts Cleveland over Atlanta

ATLANTA — After being suspended for Cleveland’s first 10 games, Josh Gordon had no trouble remembering how to play the game. Fortunately for the Browns, Brian Hoyer was able to forget some costly mistakes. More...

Gators stifle Tomcats’ comeback

The Thiel College men’s basketball team was defeated by the Allegheny College Gators 63-59 in a non-conference contest at Beeghly Gymnasium Saturday afternoon. More...

TURNING THE PAGE

Library leaders and other well-wishers stopped by Greenville Area Public Library, Saturday, to celebrate the retirement of Sheila Kretser, (right photo, far right) who has been with the library for 37 years. More...

Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

BEIRUT (AP) — Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq’s secondlargest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police. More...

Obama defends moves on immigration

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. More...

 

News

A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky. More...

EVERGREEN ENTERTAINMENT

Jill and Alaina Harpst of Greenville work on their project at Greenville Area Public Library’s wreath class Saturday. More...

City’s ‘ugly’ Christmas tree prompts public outcry

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. More...

Obituaries

Sally A. Demmler

Sally A. Demmler, age 77, of 4744 U.S. Highway 322, Jamestown, South Shenango Township, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Greenville on April 18, 1937, to Howard L. and Margaret L. (Blue) Axtell. More...

Shade Speight

Shade Speight formerly of South Second Street, Greenville, Pa., passed from this life on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Life Care Center in Old Hickory, Tenn. He had a life well lived for 101 years. More...

SERVICES

DEMMLER — Sally A., age 77, of 4744 U.S. Highway 322, Jamestown, South Shenango Township. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church, Jamestown, with the Rev. V. More...

Community

PREPARING FOR THE SNOW: SCOUTS REMOVE FLAGS FROM GRAVES

JAMESTOWN — Recently, Girl Scouts, Brownies, Boy Scouts, Webelos and Cub Scouts from the Jamestown area gathered at Park Lawn Cemetery to remove the U.S. More...

GHS Class of 1962 to meet Friday

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP — The classmates of the Greenville High School Class of 1962 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Friday at the Stone Arch Restaurant in Hempfield Township. The classmates meet the last Friday of each month. More...

Mercer Boomtown group shares ideas

Planning committee discusses events to enhance appeal for borough

COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP – At a recent Mercer Boomtown meeting at the Mercer County Career Center, Shane Nugent, president of the Mercer chamber, extended the welcome and thanked Fred Kiser for attending. More...