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SANTA IN STONEBORO

STONEBORO — Nathanial, 4, and Lorelei Galentine, 6, from Sandy Lake talk with Santa at Stoneboro Garden Club’s 10th annual Christmas celebration at Stoneboro Volunteer Fire Department, Friday.   More...

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State’s new animal cruelty law has some teeth

THEIR VIEW

Pet owners may want to familiarize themselves with the state’s new animalabuse laws before frigid weather sets in.  Libre’s law, which was approved this summer and signed into law by Gov. More...

Gladness and the Irish Jackdaw

The last thing I expected to enjoy two years ago when I started serving as St. John’s Lutheran Church’s part-time pastor was my seventy-mile commute from Erie to Oniontown, Pa.  More...

Sports

Learning on the fly

Injuries once again forcing Raiders’ basketball to adapt before season begins

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — It’s a type of deja vu head coach Dan Kilgore, his staff, and many of the players would rather have not had to deal with.  As the Reynolds Raiders get ready to begin their regular season, three of their key play More...

Pitt, No. 17 West Virginia renew Backyard Brawl

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The “Backyard Brawl” memories are well worn and familiar to Bob Huggins. More...

Local teams get seasons going in tournament action

Lady Trojans start off with a win

GROVE CITY — The Greenville girls’ basketball team secured its first win of the season with a 50-32 win over Cochranton Friday at the Grove City Tip Off tournament.  More...

Mercer Co. to see $250K in water clean-up grants

Bulk of funds going to Sandy Creek Watershed

Gov. More...

A Dickens of a Time

CRAWFORD COUNTY GROUP TRANSPORTS GUESTS TO ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

MEADVILLE — The characters of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas More...

 

News

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

(AP) — A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found.  More...

Burial in Kentucky for newly identified Pearl Harbor victim

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The funeral for a recently identified Kentucky sailor who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 76 years ago is bringing his family together for the first time in decades.  More...

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

(AP) — iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending December 7, 2017:  Top Songs  1. Perfect Duet (with Beyonci), Ed Sheeran  2. Perfect, Ed Sheeran  3. Him & I, G-Eazy & Halsey  4. rockstar (feat. More...

Obituaries

John W. Queer

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

SERVICES

DABROWA — Richard J., age 74, formerly of Wheeling, W.Va. More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Veterans’ assistance available Thursday at Brooks’ office   More...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Damian J. Malcom, son of Heather Peterson of Fombell, and Walter Malcom of Ellwood City, celebrates his third birthday Saturday, Dec. More...

Shana Peacock completes USAF basic training

HOMETOWN HEROES

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Shana M. More...