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Woman killed in Carroll Township crash

A Monongahela woman was killed in a crash early Saturday in Carroll Township. Laura L. Erickson, 55, died in the two-vehicle crash on Route 837 near Donora Road shortly before 1:30 a.m., according to the Washington County coroner's office. Erickson's northbound vehicle was struck head-on by another

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-12-16 12:42:00

Woman killed after head-on crash in Carroll Township

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Carroll Township early Saturday morning. The accident was reported on State Route 837 a quarter mile south of Donora Road at approximately 1:25 a.m. The victim has been identified as Laura Erickson, 55, of Monongahela. She was pronounced dead at the scene

WTAE.COM - 2017-12-16 16:35:00

District adds special education initiative

KENWOOD - Penns Manor Area school board is signing on with a Pennsylvania Department of Education program aimed at intervening before a student is deemed to need special education. "Our hope is that we provide more classroom strategies," Superintendent Daren K. Johnston said after the board's vote T

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-12-16 14:40:00

Pennsylvania pushes counties to improve elder-abuse casework

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Frustrated by shortcomings it has identified in elder-abuse investigations, Pennsylvania is trying to take a harder line with county agencies that field thousands of complaints a year. The Department of Aging is starting to grade counties on a more aggressive compliance schedule af

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - 2017-12-16 19:37:00

Tax reform could slow donations to charities

Charities play a critical role in our community. Where government falls short, not because of lack of effort but because of lack of funding, charities fill in. Our partners are able to clothe, feed, shelter and support families who otherwise would not have that. These are our neighbors and our famil

DAILY ITEM - 2017-12-16 07:00:00

Drawing fair congressional districts: Teacher from Delmont speaks out

Updated less than a minute ago The fact that Pennsylvania's District 12 looks like a barbell has been weighing on William Marx for some time. The barbell handle is almost broken in two along a small section of the Allegheny River, excluding communities such as New Kensington and Tarentum. The dis

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-12-17 00:09:50

Police calls: 2 crashes reported

Theft: Report taken at the 500 block of North Highway 281, 10:20 a.m. Saturday. Crash: Report taken at South Dakota Street and Seventh Avenue Southeast, 8:57 a.m. Saturday. Rape: Report taken at the 1700 block of 20th Avenue Southeast, 7:59 a.m. Saturday. Domestic fight: Report taken at 15th Avenue

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 01:49:33

Giving back to community a thrill for ABATE members

More than 200 toys were distributed to Meadville-area children Friday evening at the Toyz for Kidz event organized by the Crawford County chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education. This year's event, held in the Kingsley Hall meeting room of Stone United Methodist Church, marked the 3

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 12:00:00

Mount Alverno residents contribute to Operation Toy Train

WARWICK - Santa can always use a few extra elves, and the residents at Mount Alverno Center, an adult home and assisted living program in Warwick, are ready and willing. Mount Alverno residents Dorothy Wilson and Helen Mc Keon were among the many people who greeted the Middletown and New Jersey Rail

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-16 07:01:00

Letter: Hard choices regarding bears, bird feeders

Regarding "The best way to keep bears out of bird feeders" (Better Living, Page 2BL, Dec. 14): Thanks to Jim Wright for his recent Bird Watcher column regarding bears and bird feeding. I wanted to share my personal experience on the subject. I fell in love with watching and feeding birds when I move

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-12-16 14:54:33

Active house fire in Mahwah engulfs second story

MAHWAH - Fire departments from Mahwah, Ramsey and Tallman, NY, are working to extinguish an active house fire on Airmont Avenue. Residents of the home at 168 Airmont Ave. have evacuated the home, Mahwah Police dispatcher Tim Tedesco said Saturday. The fire is still active and involves the entire se

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-12-16 22:41:40

December Magic: nine holiday events you don't want to miss

Yes, we know you're busy. You're cleaning and shopping, baking and decorating. You might even be panicking. What better time then to take a break and a breather? Put on your parka, your boots, hats and gloves, grab your family, invite some friends, and get out of the house. Breathe in some cool, cri


Barbara Bedell: End-of-the-year gifts are very much appreciated

Before the year comes to an end, nonprofits are hoping that they will be remembered and the mail will have some much-needed revenue to share. ** The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, has donated a record $85,850 to 24 charities and n


Barbara Bedell: GNSO is ready to present its first holiday concert

In his first year as director of the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Russell Ger, the dynamic and talented artist from Australia, will direct the established musicians in their first Holiday Concert. It will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus in

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-15 07:01:00

Letter: Greenwood Lake deserves legislative help, also

As a lake resident and co-chair of the Greenwood Lake Commission, I was very happy and at the same time extremely disappointed to read that a new bill (S2389) and (A4097) is making its way through the Legislature, dedicating $500,000 annually to the Lake Hopatcong Commission to protect, preserve and

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-12-15 12:22:04

Commute from Ho-Ho-Kus? Proposed train crossing restriction could affect you

HO-HO-KUS - Can experienced drivers learn new tricks? Officials in the borough and neighboring Ridgewood hope so. Starting Jan. 1, the two municipalities will launch a six-month outreach effort aimed at improving safety at the Glenwood Road/Brookside Avenue train crossing, located just north of the

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-12-15 12:06:01

Multi-vehicle crash closes northbound I-55 near Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, IL - Emergency crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in Madison County, IL. It happened on Interstate 55 at Route 143 near Edwardsville. All northbound lanes are shut down. Illinois State Police say the crash involved a tractor trailer and nine other vehicles. Drivers are ask

KPLR11.COM - 2017-12-15 21:38:41

Edwardsville public safety agencies respond to I-55 accident

Edwardsville firefighters and police personnel are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at Illinois 143 and Interstate 55. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Edwardsville firefighters and police personnel are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at Illinois 143 and Inte

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-12-15 21:48:19

Major crash closes NB I-55 near Edwardsville

This is the second major crash on I-55 involving a semi truck in recent months. The northbound lanes of I-55 are currently closed due to a major crash involving a semi truck and several cars. From the 5 On Your Side helicopter, we could see at least a half dozen cars that seemed to be involved in

KSDK - 2017-12-15 22:44:00

Human rights activist Naomi Tutu to speak in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE - Humanitarian and human rights activist Naomi Tutu will be the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation's special guest for the MJCHF Annual Speaker Series and fundraiser scheduled for Wednesday, March 28. This highly anticipated annual event will be take place at Southern

ADVANTAGENEWS.COM - 2017-12-15 08:00:00