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York Daily Record
Public relations can't fix York City schools' problemsYork City School District Chief Recovery Officer Carol Saylor hired Mass Insigh
Public relations can't fix York City schools' problems
York Daily Record / Posted 15 hours ago
York City School District Chief Recovery Officer Carol Saylor hired Mass Insight Education to study the district and help her formulate a plan to improve academics and finances. This week, the Boston-based group submitted a report offering some... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem Township sinkhole worsens; street closedA sinkhole that opened Friday in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, worsened dur
Bethlehem Township sinkhole worsens; street closed
The Express-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
A sinkhole that opened Friday in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, worsened during overnight storms Monday into Tuesday and the 4500 block of Falmer Drive was closed as a precaution, a township official said. One section of the hole, which is about... Read more
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Philly.com
The Trainer's Guide to running the Ben Franklin BridgeAre you ready to bridge the gap between you and your relationship to running? I
The Trainer's Guide to running the Ben Franklin Bridge
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Are you ready to bridge the gap between you and your relationship to running? If cardiovascular exercise has you feeling run down, it is time to wave "Ta Ta" to your treadmill routine and take your trot to the Ben Franklin Bridge. This run is like no... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman returning from 'Idol' audition killed in Bucks crashOne woman was killed and five other people were injured in a one-vehicle crash
Woman returning from 'Idol' audition killed in Bucks crash
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
One woman was killed and five other people were injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Lower Makefield Township shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday, police said. According to a police officer at the scene, the 20-year-old woman who was killed... Read more
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York Daily Record
Former William Penn football coach Eric Lauer still searches for who he truly is in ArizonaPHOENIX >> He grew up not knowing if his birth parents were alive. All h
Former William Penn football coach Eric Lauer still searches for who he truly is in Arizona
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
PHOENIX >> He grew up not knowing if his birth parents were alive. All he knew was that his mother was white and his father was black and that they did not want him. He had been given up at birth and was shuttled between one foster home and... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Running: Reyes fares well in half marathonCovering 3 miles in high school or 6 miles in college, however, paled in compar
Running: Reyes fares well in half marathon
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
Covering 3 miles in high school or 6 miles in college, however, paled in comparison to what Reyes undertook on July 19. He challenged himself by taking on the Humana Rock and Roll Chicago Half Marathon, a 13.1-mile endurance test on the streets of... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Pop Up' job fair coming to York Aug. 6Know anybody looking for a job in York? Tell them to iron their best business a
'Pop Up' job fair coming to York Aug. 6
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Know anybody looking for a job in York? Tell them to iron their best business attire and show up at William Penn High School Thursday, Aug. 6 for a free job fair. HACC-York, Bell Socialization Services and State Rep. Kevin Schreiber, D-York,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
From York to Arizona: Following football and faith into the desertGILBERT, ARIZ. >> They came to sing and praise God in this elementary sch
From York to Arizona: Following football and faith into the desert
The Evening Sun / Posted 4 days ago
GILBERT, ARIZ. >> They came to sing and praise God in this elementary school with a roadrunner for a mascot and a "pet" scorpion in a tiny cup. They found places on the folding chairs in the gym that doubles as a cafeteria. In one sense, many... Read more
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York Daily Record
From York to Arizona: Following football and faith into the desertGILBERT, ARIZ. >> They came to sing and praise God in this elementary sch
From York to Arizona: Following football and faith into the desert
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
GILBERT, ARIZ. >> They came to sing and praise God in this elementary school with a roadrunner for a mascot and a "pet" scorpion in a tiny cup. They found places on the folding chairs in the gym that doubles as a cafeteria. In one sense, many... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 31State police probe incidents State police at Hazleton reported the following
Police, July 31
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
State police probe incidents State police at Hazleton reported the following incidents and ask anyone with information may call 570-459-3890. ■ Amanda Marie Sheehan of Hazle Township reported at 12:15 p.m. July 14 that within the past year someone... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Autozone hiring 100 in the Pittsburgh AreaAuto parts retailer Autozone is looking to hire 100 people in the Pittsburgh ar
Autozone hiring 100 in the Pittsburgh Area
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
Auto parts retailer Autozone is looking to hire 100 people in the Pittsburgh area. A hiring event is set to be held Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Autozone located at 220 Washington Road in Pittsburgh. The company is looking for sales... Read more
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York Daily Record
What's going on in northeastern and central York County from July 30 to Aug. 6, 2015Detailed listings for northeastern and central York County CLASS OF 1946 CLASS
What's going on in northeastern and central York County from July 30 to Aug. 6, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Detailed listings for northeastern and central York County CLASS OF 1946 CLASS REUNION >> A committee from the William Penn High School Class of 1946 is planning the 69th reunion luncheon on Oct. 3 at the Out Door Country Club of York, 1157... Read more
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birminghammail
A look back at July 30 in years gone byOn This Day - Thursday July 30 1718: William Penn, founder of The Quakers, die
A look back at July 30 in years gone by
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
On This Day - Thursday July 30 1718: William Penn, founder of The Quakers, died in Pennsylvania. 1818: Emily Bronte, English novelist, was born. One of the three famous sisters, she wrote her single masterpiece Wuthering Heights under the name of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Elizabeth Forward board OKs cost to move trailerElizabeth Forward school board voted Wednesday to pay $9,140 to move a trailer
Elizabeth Forward board OKs cost to move trailer
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Elizabeth Forward school board voted Wednesday to pay $9,140 to move a trailer from West Jefferson Hills to William Penn Elementary School. The trailer will be used for music and art classes. By a 7-1 vote, the board authorized Cambros Mobile Home... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Route 22 open after fatal crashThe station reported on its website that about 7 a.m. Wednesday a car and a dum
Route 22 open after fatal crash
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
The station reported on its website that about 7 a.m. Wednesday a car and a dump truck collided near the Old William Penn Inn east of Huntingdon. The car was heavily damaged, and the truck came to a stop after going over an embankment, the station... Read more
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TribLIVE
Muslim group hopes to build worship center in MonroevilleMonroeville Council will consider a Shia Muslim group's request to build a wors
Muslim group hopes to build worship center in Monroeville
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Monroeville Council will consider a Shia Muslim group's request to build a worship center on Old Haymaker Road next week. In a conditional use application, Imamia is seeking permission to construct a building on property the group owns at 351 Old... Read more
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York Daily Record
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections aboundSouthcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there'
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections abound
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Southcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there's a canopy forming over the Arizona desert, more than 2,000 miles away. From a multitude of local football connections to a group of York County natives who've followed... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
8 charged in ‘Bluey’ trespassing incidentEast Union Township police said charges will be filed against eight people afte
8 charged in ‘Bluey’ trespassing incident
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
East Union Township police said charges will be filed against eight people after a trespassing incident Sunday. Chief Thomas Rentschler said he was called about 3 p.m. for a report of about 40 people on property of Ringtown and Brook Rentals, in a... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Laurence E. Dietz, D.M.D., 85Pioneer pediatric dentist in Beaver and Columbiana Counties, son of the late Dr
Laurence E. Dietz, D.M.D., 85
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
Pioneer pediatric dentist in Beaver and Columbiana Counties, son of the late Dr. Phineas (Philip) and Freda Dietz of Harrisburg, Pa., Larry was the husband of 63 years of Winnie (Ruddell) and father of Lauren (Dr. Ralph V.) Shaffer, Williamsport,... Read more
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The Express-Times
2 charged in burglary at Rita's Italian Ice in Palmer TownshipA Slate Belt pair is facing several charges in connection with a reported burgl
2 charged in burglary at Rita's Italian Ice in Palmer Township
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
A Slate Belt pair is facing several charges in connection with a reported burglary at Rita's Italian Ice. Yarismer Rose Schmitt, 28, and Kevin E. Campbell, 28, both of the first block of Davey Avenue in Pen Argyl are accused of breaking a window and... Read more
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York Daily Record
York Equality Fest will celebrate historic year for marriage equalityLast May, after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marr
York Equality Fest will celebrate historic year for marriage equality
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Last May, after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage, Carla Christopher was inspired. "I just felt, at that moment, I needed to do something," said Christopher, an instructor at William Penn Senior High School and host... Read more
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New Now Next
7 Great Gay Vacation Spots You’ve Probably Never Been ToThere’s still plenty of time to get away from it all this summer. But instead o
7 Great Gay Vacation Spots You’ve Probably Never Been To
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
There’s still plenty of time to get away from it all this summer. But instead of heading toward the usual gay meccas of Palm Springs, P-Town and the Pines, why not take a gaycation that’s off-the-beaten path. Below, check out seven destinations for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Historic Morrow house in Penn Hills up for saleCharles Stoner Jr.'s home on Jefferson Road predates electricity, plumbing, the
Historic Morrow house in Penn Hills up for sale
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Charles Stoner Jr.'s home on Jefferson Road predates electricity, plumbing, the Civil War and nearly every other structure in Penn Hills. “It was around for years before Custer lost his hair,” Stoner, 84, of Penn Hills said. For the first time in... Read more
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Philly.com
Painter's tricks on bricksThe mural of William Penn stunned Francis Purcell - its meticulous angles creat
Painter's tricks on bricks
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
The mural of William Penn stunned Francis Purcell - its meticulous angles creating a three-dimensional effect that seemingly invited people to waltz into the painted archways surrounding Philadelphia's founder. "It was pretty amazing. No two ways... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Once, twice, soldAuctioneer Tyler Fink takes bids during a benefit auction for 3-year-old cancer
Once, twice, sold
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Auctioneer Tyler Fink takes bids during a benefit auction for 3-year-old cancer patient Eva Interiano Friday evening in Highland Park. The auction was held by Golden Living Center William Penn where Eva’s mother Kimbra Booney is employed as an RN... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
W. Mahanoy man dies in ATV crashA West Mahanoy Township man who was to be sentenced in August for driving an al
W. Mahanoy man dies in ATV crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
A West Mahanoy Township man who was to be sentenced in August for driving an all-terrain vehicle while intoxicated died Wednesday as the result of an ATV accident last week in Raven Run. Steven R. Mahmod, 48, of Lower William Penn, died at Geisinger... Read more
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The Evening Sun
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections aboundSouthcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there'
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections abound
The Evening Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Southcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there's a canopy forming over the Arizona desert, more than 2,000 miles away. From a multitude of local football connections to a group of York County natives who've followed... Read more
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York Daily Record
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections aboundSouthcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there'
From Pennsylvania to Arizona, desert connections abound
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Southcentral Pennsylvania's metaphoric branches spread far and wide, but there's a canopy forming over the Arizona desert, more than 2,000 miles away. From a multitude of local football connections to a group of York County natives who've followed... Read more
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York Daily Record
From York to Arizona: Bruce Arians, Steve Keim leading Cardinals' renaissanceCHANDLER, ARIZ.>> Their football getaway is a wine bar with orange awning
From York to Arizona: Bruce Arians, Steve Keim leading Cardinals' renaissance
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
CHANDLER, ARIZ.>> Their football getaway is a wine bar with orange awnings on the edge of endless desert scrub. Here, they gather to bust chops, tell stories and bond even tighter over rounds of happy-hour drinks — and even to escape a most... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Board to talk special ed at Monday meetingThe board recently voted to devote 30 minutes, prior to the last meeting of eac
Board to talk special ed at Monday meeting
Newton Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
The board recently voted to devote 30 minutes, prior to the last meeting of each month, to a topic-specific leadership presentation. The first presentation will happen Monday in the Emerson Hough building conference room, where Director of Special... Read more
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The Evening Sun
From York to Arizona: Bruce Arians, Steve Keim leading Cardinals' renaissanceCHANDLER, ARIZ.>> Their football getaway is a wine bar with orange awning
From York to Arizona: Bruce Arians, Steve Keim leading Cardinals' renaissance
The Evening Sun / Posted 11 days ago
CHANDLER, ARIZ.>> Their football getaway is a wine bar with orange awnings on the edge of endless desert scrub. Here, they gather to bust chops, tell stories and bond even tighter over rounds of happy-hour drinks — and even to escape a most... Read more
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TribLIVE
Rebirth of Wilson Center afoot as board members named, revenue buildsFresh faces and stronger revenue sources are fueling the restart of the newly d
Rebirth of Wilson Center afoot as board members named, revenue builds
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Fresh faces and stronger revenue sources are fueling the restart of the newly debt-free August Wilson Center for African American Culture, whose leaders say they're determined not to repeat missteps that contributed to the Downtown building's descent... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh company Elite Casino Events got its shot in ‘Southpaw’Elite Casino Events, a local company owned by Dawn and Billy Takacs, was hired
Pittsburgh company Elite Casino Events got its shot in ‘Southpaw’
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Elite Casino Events, a local company owned by Dawn and Billy Takacs, was hired to help stage an important scene for “Southpaw,” set at a “Monte Carlo Casino Night.” The company typically supplies dealers, cards and tables, and the couple is used... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Audrey J. FultzBorn March 16, 1935, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late William W.
Audrey J. Fultz
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Born March 16, 1935, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Della C. (Miller) Eberts. Her husband of 60 years, Henry E. Fultz Jr., preceded her in death on July 9, 2012. Surviving are: children, Kathy Harlon and husband,... Read more
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York Daily Record
What's going on in northeastern and central York County from July 23 to July 30, 2015Detailed listings for northeastern and central York County CLASS OF 1946 CLASS
What's going on in northeastern and central York County from July 23 to July 30, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Detailed listings for northeastern and central York County CLASS OF 1946 CLASS REUNION >> A committee from the William Penn High School Class of 1946 is planning the 69th reunion luncheon on Oct. 3 at the Out Door Country Club of York, 1157... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
CalendarSubmit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@le
Calendar
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@lewistownsentinel.com; voice mail, 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 118); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monessen fighter puts in knockout performance in ‘Southpaw’Former boxer Mark Shrader has long been known for his skills in the ring. Turn
Monessen fighter puts in knockout performance in ‘Southpaw’
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Former boxer Mark Shrader has long been known for his skills in the ring. Turns out, the mixed martial arts trainer can act, too. The lifelong Monessen resident will step back into the ring — this time on the big screen — in the boxing film,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
PIAA inches closer to adopting 10-percent rule for all sportsMECHANICSBURG >> A move to expand the number of football classifications
PIAA inches closer to adopting 10-percent rule for all sports
The Evening Sun / Posted 13 days ago
MECHANICSBURG >> A move to expand the number of football classifications in Pennsylvania took a small step forward, but there is still plenty for the PIAA to deliberate. The state's governing body for high school sports progressed Wednesday by... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Princeton Prowl connect with Tony RomoThat’s when coach Aaron Christiansen noticed a familiar face in the crowd. He t
Princeton Prowl connect with Tony Romo
Bureau County Republican / Posted 13 days ago
That’s when coach Aaron Christiansen noticed a familiar face in the crowd. He told coach Doug Compton that Tony Romo, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, was sitting nearby. “AC said, ‘Compton, that’s Tony Romo. I said, where? He said, ‘right there,’”... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Southpaw"All I need is six weeks. I'll give fighting everything. This is about family."
Southpaw
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
"All I need is six weeks. I'll give fighting everything. This is about family." So said every comeback kid in every male melodrama disguised as a boxing film, including this one. , directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and penned by Kurt... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
CalendarSubmit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@le
Calendar
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@lewistownsentinel.com; voice mail, 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 118); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The... Read more
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Philly.com
Delores M. Andy, 79, longtime Temple University professorDelores didn't know Ida B. Wells, who died in 1931, but she studied her life an
Delores M. Andy, 79, longtime Temple University professor
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Delores didn't know Ida B. Wells, who died in 1931, but she studied her life and wanted to be just like her when she grew up. Delores Andy grew up to be a leading educator as a 30-year Temple University academic who rose to be a professor, and who... Read more
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The Express-Times
Portion of William Penn Highway closed following crashA portion of William Penn Highway in Bethlehem Township is closed following a m
Portion of William Penn Highway closed following crash
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
A portion of William Penn Highway in Bethlehem Township is closed following a multi-vehicle crash, a Northampton County 911 dispatcher said. The crash, involving more than one vehicle, occurred just before 2 p.m. Sunday. William Penn Highway remains... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem Township accident closes roadwayA car accident shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday involving four vehicles has closed
Bethlehem Township accident closes roadway
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
A car accident shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday involving four vehicles has closed part of the roadway near William Penn Highway at Church Road in Bethlehem Township, according to scanner reports. Only minor injuries have been reported at this... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Reburial of woman in native Ireland highlights 183-old murder mysteryCatherine Burns will be buried in her native County Tyrone in Northern Ireland
Reburial of woman in native Ireland highlights 183-old murder mystery
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
Catherine Burns will be buried in her native County Tyrone in Northern Ireland on Sunday, 183 years after her attempt to create a new life in the United States came to a grim end in a railroad shantytown outside Philadelphia. The identification of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Architecture: Remarkable talents fueled Pittsburgh’s 1st Renaissancet took a tremendous leap of imagination to create the first Pittsburgh Renaissa
Architecture: Remarkable talents fueled Pittsburgh’s 1st Renaissance
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
t took a tremendous leap of imagination to create the first Pittsburgh Renaissance, as our town moved from an aging, smog-ridden, flood-prone industrial city into something shiny new and modern. The story has been well told of the political and... Read more
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The Brown and White
West Ward residents fight back against violence | Turkeys and TrophiesThere are plenty of armchair quarterbacks with ideas on how to thwart neighborh
West Ward residents fight back against violence | Turkeys and Trophies
The Brown and White / Posted 17 days ago
There are plenty of armchair quarterbacks with ideas on how to thwart neighborhood violence. Last week, a group of Easton neighbors let their actions do the talking. They gathered in the West Ward for an anti-violence rally to demonstrate solidarity... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Child’s cancer returnsCancer has returned to the little girl who had been in remission for one year.
Child’s cancer returns
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Cancer has returned to the little girl who had been in remission for one year. Eva initially was diagnosed and began treatment in May 2013. It started with the discovery of two red dots and a lump when she was just 19 months old. Throughout that... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lindsay Dugan, Paul Stumpo to exchange vowsMCDONALD Jack and Sharon Dugan are announcing the engagement of their daughter
Lindsay Dugan, Paul Stumpo to exchange vows
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
MCDONALD Jack and Sharon Dugan are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Dugan, and Paul Stumpo. His mother is Paula Stumpo. All reside in McDonald. Church of the Epiphany in Pittsburgh will be the location of the 3 p.m. open wedding... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Blosser to speak on Bureau County Mennonite historyBlosser’s topic will be “A Short History of the Fairfield Amish Mennonite Churc
Blosser to speak on Bureau County Mennonite history
Bureau County Republican / Posted 18 days ago
Blosser’s topic will be “A Short History of the Fairfield Amish Mennonite Church near Tampico, Ill.” He will begin his presentation by tracing the story of the Amish religion originating in Germany and Holland and its being brought to the United... Read more
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