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August 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

High bacteria levels close Pymatuning beaches

WEST SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — Officials at Pymatuning State Park closed the lake’s beaches due to a high bacteria count Wednesday. More...

Special Sections

Commentary

Military hardware should get only rare police use

The ongoing battle of Ferguson, Mo., between rioters and looters and the forces of order, including local and state police and the National Guard, has raised the question of militarization of local police forces. More...

Stock market guru will work for food

At the height of its power, the photography company Kodak employed more than 140,000 people and was worth $28 billion dollars. They even invented the first digital camera. More...

NOTABLE QUOTES

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Community

Ron and Sally McDonald celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ron and Sally Mc- Donald of Greenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 22, 2014. Mr. McDonald married the former Sally Mc- Cutcheon at 7 p.m. Aug. 22, 1964, at Hadley Presbyterian Church. More...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Violet Ann Watson, daughter of Adam and Ann Watson of Pittsburgh, will celebrate her first birthday today, Aug. 22, 2014. Grandparents are Larry Redfoot of Greenville, Pat Watson of Pittsburgh and the late Judy Redfoot. More...

Entertainment

People with periodic limb movement disorder can find relief

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you discuss periodic limb movement disorder? Is it the same as restless legs syndrome? More...

Astrograph

Your desire to be where the action is will benefit from your ability to improve whatever situation arises. The confidence you exude will draw people to your side from all walks of life. More...

Bridge

Sue Gardner, a Canadian journalist and former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, said, “It’s a funny habit to write encyclopedia entries. More...

MUD, SWEAT & TEARS

Love of mud, horsepower fuels Transfer racing event

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — More than a dozen years ago, three friends merged their love of mud and horsepower to bring the exciting sport of mud drag racing to the Transfer Harvest Home Fair. More...

Police: Medical condition may have preceded Arby’s collision

Greenville police were dispatched to a 10 a.m. call Thursday at Arby’s on Main Street for a car that had been driven into the building. More...

News

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group’s funding of embryonic stem cell research is “in dire More...

Jury: Woman downloaded child porn to frame husband

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been found guilty of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband. Meri Jane Woods, of Clymer, was convicted Wednesday in Indiana County. More...

Theft suspect caught after falling from tree stand

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman has been jailed after police unwittingly caught up to her when she fell from a tree stand where she had been hiding from the law. More...

Sports

RHS golfers eye region crown while calling new course home FALLING IN PHILADELPHIA

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — Spirits are high for the Reynolds Raider golf team. They are looking to win the Region 1- AA this year. “Everyone in it, ultimately, wants to try and win it,” Coach Jay Pierce said. More...

Manziel, Browns agree he’s not ready to start

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched. This is his new position. More...

McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. He could afford a day off. More...