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12 Days of SWEATERS

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“We love our brother. We wanted to More...

Tillerson, Zinke deserve credit for helping ‘drain the swamp’

Drain the swamp.” Easy to say, a little harder to do. Just ask President Trump, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.  More...

Sports

Trojans spread the offense in 62-20 win to open season

The only area boys’ team to not participate in a tip-off tournament this past weekend, the Greenville Trojans took the floor for the first time this season Monday, and ran out to a 15-point first quarter lead over Commodore Perry, showing no si More...

Mustangs take Tip-Off title

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

NEW BETHLEHEM — The Mercer Mustangs boys’ basketball team kept things exciting in its opening game of the Redbank Valley Tip-Off Tournament over the weekend, holding off a comeback to win by one basket. More...

New, returning wrestlers giving CP full lineup, expectations

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Last year, the Commodore Perry wrestling team had a little trouble filling some weight classes, but under the guidance of former assistant varsity coach, now head coach, Ed Varner, the numbers are up, including some good potent More...

Council nixes West Salem police offer

West Salem’s newest offer would add $10,000 to its last, but with Greenville Borough Council saying the proposal falls short of what it pays to cover the township, the borough’s board rejected the deal Monday.  More...

Outgoing councilors offer advice, look back on tenures

Monday’s meeting of Greenville Borough Council wasn’t only the board’s last for 2017, it was the last for four of its members — Brian Shipley, Samantha Iliff, Amy Hollowell and Janet Earle.  More...

 

News

#MeToo spotlight increasingly pointed at past Trump conduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year’s presidential election.  Now the national #MeToo spotlight is turning back to Trump and his past conduct. More...

Haley: Trump’s accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.  More...

Family sues over death of man who stabbed police dog

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The family of Pennsylvania man killed by transit police officers after he fatally stabbed a police dog is suing over his death.  In a lawsuit filed Monday, relatives of Bruce Kelley Jr. More...

Obituaries

John W. Queer

John W. Queer, 92, of Espyville, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. More...

John E. Travaglini

John E. Travaglini, 53, formerly of West Homer Street, Greenville, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 9, 2017, in St. Paul’s.  He was born in Greenville on Dec. 28, 1963, a son of Nicholas and Rosalie (Brindle) Travaglini.  More...

SERVICES

QUEER — John W., 92, of Espyville. A funeral service will be held at noon on Thursday, Dec. 14, in Loutzenhiser- Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, with the Rev. More...

Community

William and Treva Bratek to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Friends, family hosting card shower in their honor

William F. and Treva Bratek of Hadley will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. In their honor, friends and family are hosting an anniversary card shower. More...

CLASS MEETINGS

PJHS Class of 1953 meets Wednesday   JAMESTOWN — The Pymatuning Joint High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carini’s Restaurant, Liberty St.  The class meets the second Wednesday of the month. More...

FOUR GENERATIONS OF CLARKS

Dalila Clark celebrated her birthday June 21, 2016, with four generations of her family coming together for the party. More...