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July 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

What’s in a speech?

Four days went into six-minute Boxer address

WASHINGTON — When U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., delivered her speech Tuesday on the Democratic National Convention stage, her oration lasted just under seven minutes. To be sure, it was much longer in the writing. More...

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Reform pension system

THEIR VIEW

The state Legislature not only has failed, but has refused to reform state pension systems that have become a festering rip-off of Pennsylvania taxpayers. More...

Mom, please tell me about the glammazombies

My drive from Erie to St. John’s in Oniontown is never wasted. If nothing else, thoughts wander, graze and lie around with other sympathetic thoughts. More...

Sports

Snaps across the sea

The Kwansei Gakuin Fighters, from Japan, showed the Greenville fans they didn’t fly over here just to be blown out when they came back from a 17-0 deficit. More...

Capture bucks on trail cams for contest

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Big-buck photos may win a trail camera from the Game Commission. More...

RG3 moving forward with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — He’s now RG4.3. Trying to revive a once soaring career that crashed badly in Washington, quarterback Robert Griffin III believes he has a leg up — two of them actually — over the competition to win Cleveland’s starting job. More...

National Fuel rates jump 40 percent

Starting Monday, National Fuel customers will see a rate increase of 40.9 percent that the company said stems from “projected higher natural gas supply charges.” More...

‘Zika is now here’

Mosquitoes now spreading virus in U.S.

MIAMI (AP) — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. More...

Crew finds, repairs St. Mike’s gravestones

If Kevin Coffee, Tony Gaus and Mark Gaus have their way, some day all of the gravestones in St. Michael’s cemetery will stand tall and proud like they did when they were originally placed 50, 100, 150 or more years ago. More...

 

 

News

Clinton roars against Trump as hacking distraction arises

Trump critiques Clinton’s speech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a “stark choice” in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked many of More...

Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked

WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading suspect, the campaign said Fr More...

Court blocks ‘discriminatory’ N.C. voter ID law

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Obituaries

Robert C. Maine Sr.

Robert C. Maine Sr., age 62, of Leech Road, Hempfield Township, passed away Friday afternoon, July 29, 2016, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness. More...

SERVICES

FORNADEL — Carol J., 79, of Hermitage. Friends may call today from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the A.E. Pustinger Funeral Home Ltd., 1310 Idaho St., Farrell, Pa. A Funeral mass will be celebrated today at 1 p.m. More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

‘Dog Days of Summer’ sale for Club Pet Saturday PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — Club Pet Adoption Center will host a “Dog Days of Summer” fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Reynolds VFW on Edgewood Drive. More...

RHS Class of 1976 40th reunion Aug. 5, 6

The Reynolds High School Class of 1976 will host its 40th class reunion Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Knights of Columbus in Greenville. Cocktail hour is at 6 and dinner is at 7 p.m. There is a cost per person. More...

BIBLE THOUGHT

“As for God, his way is perfect: More...