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Jamestown school board agrees to create district’s own cyber academy

JAMESTOWN — To take advantage of a Jamestown Area School District education, currently, students must make their way to 204 Shenango St., Jamestown.  Soon, though, that education will also be available at another address — an Interne More...

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Meet the Raiders, Reynolds High School, 6 p.m.  Reynolds School Board regular meeting, 7:30 p.m.   More...

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Prison should fit the crime for all felons

THEIR VIEW

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Fractured GOP struggles to exploit Obama’s weakness

HIS VIEW

Republicans are buzzing about a new Gallup poll showing public approval of President Obama’s handling of the economy has fallen to 35 percent, while disapproval has risen to an astonishing 62 percent. More...

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Sports

Halfway through preseason, Steelers continue sloppy play

STEELERS

PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is running out of patience. More...

Mustangs top Raiders

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — On Tuesday, Reynolds hosted Mercer at Shenango Lakes Golf Course for a Region 1-AA dual match. The Mustangs outshot the Raiders by the score of 185-189. Nate Guiler was the medalist for Mercer (2-0) with a low score of 40. More...

Dempster punished for bean ball

MLB

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Boston’s Ryan Dempster accepted his punishment without admitting any misdeed.  Dempster was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for intentionally hitting New York Yankees star A More...

Entertainment

LOTTERIES

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Simon Cowell says he’ll be a father

LONDON (AP) — British TV mogul Simon Cowell says he’s looking forward to being a father, his first public confirmation that he will be having a child with married New York socialite Lauren Silverman.  More...

MOTHER GOOSE & GRIMM

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OUR STORY CONTINUES

Collectible section picks up where we left off — 25 years ago

In 1938, to commemorate the borough’s centennial, The Record- Argus started a grand tradition.  That year, it published a huge special section to tell the story of Greenville, and every 25 years since, this paper has upheld that tradition More...

THREE CHEERS

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — The Reynolds High School cheerleaders take part in the Transfer Harvest Home Parade Tuesday. The fair runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Edgewood Drive Extension.   More...

 

 

News

Mosquitoes are worse this summer in parts of U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. And this summer, it seems even worse than usual.  More...

Ohio reports first case of West Nile virus this year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say a woman in northeast Ohio has been hospitalized with the state’s first case of the West Nile virus in 2013.  The Ohio Department of Health says the case is close to a month later than Ohio&r More...

Judge OKs Kodak plan to exit bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has approved Kodak’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection.  Judge Allan Gropper’s ruling paves the way for the photography pioneer to emerge from court oversight as a new company focused on More...

Obituaries

Gordon L. ‘Bud’ Thurber Jr.

Gordon L. “Bud” Thurber Jr., 58, of 319 W. 12th St., Greenville, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Randall Funeral Home, Jamestown.   More...

Donald ‘Scott’ McAllister

Donald “Scott” McAllister, 55, of 453 Mercer Road, Hempfield Township, died following a sudden onset of leukemia at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh.  Born Oct. 27, 1957, in Warren, Ohio, to Donald R. More...

William E. Wingard Sr.

William E. Wingard Sr., 85, of 262 N. Stateline Road, West Salem Township, died at 8:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at his residence after an extended illness.  Born July 6, 1928, in Sharon, to Martin C. and Emma M. More...

Community

READY FOR SCHOOL

Women’s Ministry of Bethel Life helps local youngsters return to class with the proper tools

Assisting in laying the foundation for a successful school year, the Women’s Ministry of Bethel Life Christian Church offered its third-annual Back to School Blessings to area students Tuesday. More...

FIRST DAYS

Students in the Jamestown School District began classes Monday, but the students in these districts will return to school on these dates: THURSDAY, AUG. 22 n Keystone, Reynolds. MONDAY, AUG. 26 n Commodore Perry, Greenville, Lakeview, Mercer, St. More...

Swapping zuchettos: Erie seminarian trades caps with pope in Rio

Buying a white skullcap, or zuchetto, may have cost Erie seminarian Jerry Stumpff a grand total of $93, but exchanging it with Pope Francis this summer was priceless.  Stumpff, 21, was randomly selected to attend the July 27 papal Mass at the Ca More...