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December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Commentary

Nov. 26, 1980: Some Thiel students stay for holiday

FROM THE ARCHIVES

While most people are busily making holiday plans for Thanksgiving Day, some are not even heading home for the November holiday.  Among them are three Thiel College students staying in a residence hall. More...

Obituaries

Nancy E. Best

Nancy E. Best, 65, of Chambers Avenue, Greenville, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 5, 2016, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.  She was born in Greenville on May 27, 1951, to Ralph O. and Ruby M. More...

Adda Mae (Buchanan) Free

Adda Mae (Buchanan) Free, 81, Cochranton (Deer Creek Township), passed into God’s hands from pulmonary fibrosis on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, with her husband by her side.  More...

Clair ‘Scott’ Redfoot

Clair “Scott” Redfoot, 84, of 40 Shenango St., Greenville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at 5:42 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Greenville. More...

Community

FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP FRIENDSHIP QUILTING CLUB REUNION

FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP — The Fairview Township Friendship Quilting Club, which stopped meeting in 2008, recently had a reunion at the home of Donna Rose, with nine former members attending. More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

GFWC Mercer Co. Past President Club meeting Saturday   HERMITAGE — The General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC) PA Mercer County Past Presidents Club will meet at noon, Friday at Red Lobster, Hermitage.  More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Teen movie, lunch to start at Christian Assembly   The Christian Assembly Church on Main Street will begin a monthly movie and lunch event for teens ages 12 to 18, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday.  More...

Children who lived through Pearl Harbor attack remember

PEARL HARBOR ATTACK • 75 YEARS AGO TODAY

HONOLULU (AP) — In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki. Most are smiling, some look stern. More...

Memories in Lights remembers lost loved ones during the season of light

Friends and family gathered together Tuesday to remember and honor their lost loved ones, by the glow of Christmas trees in the lobby at UPMC Horizon, Greenville. More...

 

 

News

Feds seek 17 to 21 years for ex-congressman Fattah

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of a racketeering scheme that included a string of illicit financial moves to cover up an illegal $1 million campai More...

Q&A: Trump’s call to cancel new Air Force One

WASHINGTON (AP) — President elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing’s contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the w More...

CORRECTION

In the story, “Sandy Lake resident questions mayor about ex-chief’s hours,” in Tuesday’s paper, a portion of comments from resident Janet Hemminger were incorrectly paraphrased.  What follows is an excerpt of her comments More...

Sports

Fighting the numbers

PERRY TOWNSHIP — The boys’ basketball program at Commodore Perry is no stranger to being viewed as underdogs. More...

Crosby on a goal-scoring surge for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby can’t seem to find the right word for what’s happening. If the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is being honest, he is not really interested in finding one. More...

SPECIAL SPIKE

WEST SALEM TOWNSHIP — Jordan Rae Curtician, 11, a fifth-grade student at Case Avenue Elementary in Sharon, was hunting Dec. 1 in West Salem Township with her father Mike Curtician when she harvested her first buck, a spike, at about 150 yards. More...