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Obituaries

Eleanor Schumann Jamison

Eleanor Schumann Jamison, beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and educator, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018, at Arbor Acres Retirement Home in Winston-Salem, N.C.  Eleanor was born on Sept. More...

Bernadette E. Link

Bernadette E. Link, 85, of Ziegler Road, Jamestown, passed away Saturday evening, May 19, 2018, in Canterbury Place, Pittsburgh.  She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Nov. 5, 1932, a daughter of Walter and Eleonor (Buziak) Karczewski. More...

Tim ‘Mouse’ Mowry

Tim “Mouse” Mowry, 52, of Delaware Township, was found deceased at his residence, of natural causes, on Monday, May 21, 2018.  Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Osborne- Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Servic More...

Sports

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Taylor takes over Trojans in time of change

The Greenville boys’ basketball program is in for some tremendous change next season, not only losing their six core seniors and the coach who had led them for so long, but also moving away from many of the local rivalries they’d been a p More...

Reaching high

Lakeview’s Greggs shares high jump success with mom

TRACK & FIELD   SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP — On Saturday, Lakeview senior Cecily Greggs celebrated her third District 10 title in the high jump, and now she will head down to Shippensburg to try for her second PIAA medal after taking third a More...

One of the best

Keira Koehler, of Atlantic, earns spot on PA National wrestling team

WRESTLING   EAST FALLOWFIELD TOWNSHIP — After growing up with an older brother who wrestled, Keira Koehler, of East Fallowfield Township, asked her mom for three years if she could wrestle.  More...

FAREWELL, EAST • 1962-2018

East offers one last chance to go ‘home’

Since being built in 1962, Greenville’s East Elementary School has had a lot of names — East, East Middle, the East Side School. More...

Mercer board to PIAA: Level the field among schools

MERCER — At its May meeting Monday, the Mercer Area School Board voted to approve a resolution to amend PIAA classifications to “level the competitive arena.”  Superintendent William Gathers said this is a move to reclassify wh More...

News

Bill would revamp how Pa. draws district boundaries

HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to overhaul how Pennsylvania draws districts for the Legislature and Congress was approved by a state Senate committee vote Tuesday, but it still would require passage by both chambers and voters to go into effect.& More...

GE continues transformation; $11B rail deal

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric will tie its train engine division to the railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.  Wabtec CEO Raymond Betler More...

Three new bidders emerge in Necco, maker’s sale; Clark Bar future uncertain

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Community

Keystone art students recognized for 2017-18 awards, publications

WEST SALEM TOWNSHIP — Recently, several students from Keystone Charter School were recognized by Roberta Marshall, as well as the staff at the school, for their participation and selection in a number of art shows, publications and more.  More...

SCOUTING NEWS

Brian Dietrich earns Eagle Scout award

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Boy Scout Troop 50 held an Eagle Court of Honor to recognize Brian Dietrich for earning his Eagle rank.  Dietrich is a senior at Jamestown High School, and is the son of Brian and Karen Dietrich.  He joined James More...

Buhl Regional Health Foundation releases date for third grant cycle

SHARON — Buhl Regional Health Foundation (BRHF) announces the third grant cycle will open June 11.  Applicants that meet eligibility requirements can submit a Letter of Inquiry by July 6, 2018, via Buhl Regional Health Foundation’s o More...