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November 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ultra-wealthy win in Senate tax bill, other face hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed t More...

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We’re ringing the bells, and so can you

Sure, it came with some numb fingers and chattering teeth, but it was worth it.  For a pretty good chunk of a cold day last December, the staff of The Record-Argus manned a Salvation Army Red Kettle, ringing the bell, collecting donations, and More...

WORLD ALMANAC DATA BANK

TODAY’S HISTORY  In 1883, American and Canadian railroads instituted five standard continental time zones.  In 1928, the first cartoon with sound, Walt Disney’s “Steamboat Willie,” premiered.  In 1963, the first More...

Sports

Hounds halt Trojan run

Greenville gets out to quick lead, but can’t keep up with Greyhounds

SLIPPERY ROCK — In their third D-10 matchup with Terry Verrelli’s Greyhounds, the Greenville Trojans set the tone early Friday with big pass plays and strong defensive stops in the first quarter, but the second quarter through the rest of More...

Fall teams shuffled under PIAA reclassification

MECHANICSBURG — While the regions for the next two-year cycle of high school athletics will remain a mystery for at least the next month, the PIAA shed some light on what teams each school may be facing in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school yea More...

PAUL’S 7-POINT

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — Paul Kaufman, of Hempfield Township, was hunting on his farm in Delaware Township, when he bagged a 7-point buck, weighing in at about 140 pounds the morning of Nov. 11. More...

New youth advisory group wants to fill in the gaps of services

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP —  Mercer County is home to an array of programs geared toward helping children and young adults lead successful lives, whether it be Children & Youth Services, the Behavioral Health Commission (BHC) or the C More...

Coroner’s message to residents: Take back your communities

For John Libonati, it isn’t a matter of not liking his job. More...

GETTING READY

After securing a glittery red bow to the top of the light post, Greenville Borough Public Works employee Derek Dudley plugs in a string of white lights before wrapping the lighted garland around the post Friday at the corner of Wall and Main streets More...

 

News

Wife: Ex.-Pa. gov. had a heart attack

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge was in the early stages of recovery from a heart attack, his wife said Friday, a day after he underwent an emergency heart procedure.  More...

Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior center fire

Authorities struggled on Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic More...

Pa.’s jobless rate sees new post-recession low

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped in October to a new post-recession low, although the labor force, employment and payrolls all shrank during the month.  The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Fell

Helen M. Fell, 74, of Zelienople, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, while under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.  Born Nov. More...

William B. Kidwell

William B. Kidwell, 75, of Bates Road, Jamestown, passed away Thursday, Nov. More...

Howard P. Lapidus

Howard P. Lapidus, 92, of Stoney Brook Boulevard, Greenville, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 15, 2017, in his residence.  He was born on Jan. More...

Community

Lainie Davis places top 10 in three classes at state 4-H horse show

HARRISBURG— Lainie Davis, 12, recently participated in the Pennsylvania 4H horse show, where she placed in three different classes, including a first place.  Davis is the daughter of Joe and Lauren Davis, from Stoneboro, and is a student a More...

Lt. David Ochs earns USAF wings

HOMETOWN HEROES

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — Jamestown native Lt. David Ochs recently graduated from the U.S. More...

ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS

College Club of Sharon   The College Club of Sharon met Oct. 14 at Tara in Clark where Co- Presidents Mary Anne Philllips and Rurhanne Beighley-George welcomed members to the opening fall luncheon meeting.  More...