January 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Say it isn’t snow: Another round of cold on the way

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The polar vortex that gripped much of the country has moved on, but don’t get too comfortable — another round of frigid air is expected to arrive next week across the northern U.S., from the Dakotas eastward to New More...

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Baptists are rethinking catechisms

This joke may be the most famous in all of Baptist humor. More...

NOTABLE QUOTES: VOTER ID

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley on Friday threw out key provisions of a voter identification law that had required nearly all Pennsylvania voters to show a certain form of photo identification before they can cast a ballot. More...

Sports

The clock is ticking

Sailors remain confident they can turn the corner, make playoffs

SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP Brandon Rice just wants a chance. The senior just wants to get into the playoffs, to see what the Lakeview Sailors can do. The season is only half done. There’s still time. More...

Muskies and Mustangs lead tourney

MERCER — The first-ever Mercer VFW Wrestling Tournament started Friday, pitting wrestlers from 13 schools, including the host Mustangs, against each other. Jamestown and Commodore Perry joined the roster of schools. More...

PREP SKED FOR JANUARY 18

Boys basketballUnion City at Reynolds, 2 p.m.Girls basketballGreenville at Slippery Rock, 12:30 p.m.Lakeview at Jamestown, 2:30 p.m.WrestlingGreenville at Mountaineer Tournament, TBALakeview at North East Invitational, 8 a.m. More...

Judge tosses photo ID requirement for Pa. voters

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Winter games start early at Pymatuning State Park

Park hosts Snowshoe Olympics Jan. 25

WEST SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — The official Winter Olympics are still a few weeks away, but locals can get a sampling of the international excitement at the Snowshoe Olympics next weekend at Pymatuning State Park. More...

A new, Christ-centered trail for young men

Church hosts Trail Life USA’s second troop

NEW VERNON TOWNSHIP — Since July, the concept of Trail Life USA has evolved in a whirlwind manner. More...

 

News

Kane waits for voter ID direction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she’s waiting for a signal from Gov. More...

FOR SALE:

‘Slightly haunted’ house in northeastern Pa.

DUNMORE, Pa. More...

White Castle slider called ‘most influential’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Time magazine says White Castle’s small, square “sliders” are “the most influential burger of all time.” The magazine notes the “now-iconic square patty” that debuted in 1921 in Wi More...

Obituaries

Judith E. Vandervort

Judith Elaine Foulk Vandervort, 66, of Wilkesboro, N.C., formerly of Greenville, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Vandervort was born Feb. 28, 1947, in Sharon, to Donald G. and Clara Mae Hall Foulk. More...

SERVICES

REYNOLDS — Carrie L., 36, of Sandy Lake. Memorial contributions may be made in Carrie’s memory to: Special Olympics of Crawford County, 222 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335. More...