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CP officials debunk recent social media rumors

PERRY TOWNSHIP —  A number of parents attended Monday night’s Commodore Perry School Board meeting to express concern about rumors on social media about a potential threat to students at the school last Friday.  According to Sup More...

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Inside my fridge ... it’s alive!

My refrigerator is where cucumbers go to die. Not on purpose — I’m not a sadist — but from neglect and carelessness. More...

Used book sale was again a great success

TO THE EDITOR

EDITOR: The 2017 Annual Used Book Sale, hosted by the Friends of the Greenville Library, was a huge success. More...

Sports

Lady M’s take Kennedy to limit, but fall 3-2 in non-region action

MERCER — Their records are a contrast to how this volleyball season as played out for some teams, but on Monday, Kennedy Catholic (11-4, 9- 3 Region 1) and Mercer (2- 14, 2-8 Region 2) played like everything was on the line. More...

Scott named PAC Rookie of the Week

The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) announced Monday afternoon that freshman setter Olivia Scott was named PAC women’s volleyball Rookie of the Week for her performance last week.  Scott and the Tomcats collected a three set sw More...

Nicikowski, Gilfoyle hat tricks spur CP soccer to 10-1 win

Panthers’ nine-goal blowout caps stellar senior night

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Senior Paul Nicikowski had four goals for Commodore Perry, and Panther teammate and fellow senior Shawn Gilfoyle had three of his own as the big group of CP seniors helped drive their team to a huge 10-1 senior night win over W More...

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Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting Thursday   SOUTH SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — The North Shenango and South Shenango Neighborhood Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

Golden Rule Rebekah Lodge   EAST FALLOWFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Golden Rule Rebekah Lodge #198 met at the IOOF Hall in Atlantic Oct. More...

BIBLE THOUGHT

“A false witness will not go unpunished, More...

Real estate firms offer possible visions for East Elementary

After its last students walk out the door next June, what will Greenville’s East Elementary School become?  As four real estate firms pitched their services to Greenville School Board Monday, they offered visions of everything from new sch More...

East Side resident opens own lil’ free library for neighbors

Loretta Dunham crossed an item off her bucket list by creating Loretta’s Little Library to share her love of reading with Greenville’s East Side, last week.  Dunham, an avid reader who says she exhausted the supply of books in both t More...

 

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Man builds two-story ‘Star Wars’ vehicle replica for Halloween

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A two-story, “Star Wars”-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio should be enough to make any trick-or-treating Darth Vader proud.  Nick Meyer has built a replica fourlegged All Terrain Armored Transport, or More...

PennDOT: Route 62 bridge now open

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — A portion of Route 62 in Jefferson Township has reopened after contractors finished replacing a bridge over a tributary to Magargee Run.  According to PennDOT, work to replace the 10-foot-long concrete slab bridge with More...

Judge to say Wednesday if Sandusky gets new sex abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Jefferson County judge said Monday he will announce later this week whether to grant former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial or throw out child sexual abuse convictions against him.  More...

Obituaries

Nancy J. Crash

Nancy J. Crash, 74, of Conneaut Lake Road, Hempfield Township, Greenville, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 14, 2017, in St. Paul’s.  She was born in Greenville on Jan. 2, 1943, to Carl and Edna M. More...

Martha J. Ferry

Martha J. Ferry, 88, of Quartermile Road, Hempfield Township, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Oct. 16, 2017, in the ER of UPMC Horizon, Greenville.  She was born in Transfer on May 13, 1929, to Roland D. and Margaret A. More...

Ralph Irwin Moats

Ralph Irwin Moats, 87, of Hiram, passed away peacefully on Oct. 14, 2017.  He was born on Feb. 18, 1930, in Warren, Ohio, to Luther and Mary Louise (Stiegell) Moats. Ralph married the love of his life, Helen, on Oct. More...