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School safety grants awarded in Alle-Kiski Valley, nearby

Updated 3 minutes ago The state Department of Education has awarded five area schools or organizations grant money related to keeping schools safe. The Greater Latrobe School District, the Allegheny Township Police Department on behalf of the Kiski Area School District, the Apollo-Ridge School Di

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-11-17 20:36:48

To Tell The Truth ...A deserving tribute to attorney Wendell G. Freeland (Hop's Column Nov. 15)

On Thursday, Nov. 2, I was among of multitude of persons who were in attendance at Heinz History Center to view the world premiere of NOMMO Productions' film "Wendell Freeland: A Quiet Soldier." It was an outstanding film about the life of a giant Black man. I use the adjective "giant" not because o

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-11-17 19:47:37

Local restaurants to bring their best to Taste of the Town

Community members will soon be able to take a culinary tour of Centre County - for a great cause - during the annual Centre County United Way Taste of the Town event. Held Dec. 3 at the Penn Stater Conference Center from 5-8 p.m. (an hour earlier than previous years), the evening is described by Cen

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-17 19:26:00

Blairsville: Local veterans honored at luncheon

Blairsville elementary, middle and high school students honored local veterans Nov. 9 during a luncheon. The day included songs from the elementary, middle and high school choruses as well as a keynote address from Blairsville elementary teacher Cory Walker, a Marine and member of the Air National G

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 14:55:00

'Thankful Together' a universal message

Food and family are a big part of Thanksgiving, a holiday that marks the day in 1621 when the Pilgrims and Native Americans shared a three-day feast and thanked God for his blessings. In Altoona, another tradition is associated with the holiday. It is the annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Ser

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Tractor trailer plows into several vehicles in Churchill

CHURCHILL, Pa. - Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer and multiple other vehicles on William Penn Highway and Rodi Road in Churchill. Investigators tell Channel 11 the accident involves as many as 10 vehicles. PennDOT just released the following statement: "Due to

WPXI - 2017-11-17 19:19:54

Pennsylvania attorney general, U.S. marshals warn about phone scams

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and the U.S. Marshals Service are warning about phone scammers impersonating their staffers and trying to get money from residents, usually senior citizens. "These are not victimless crimes," U.S. Marshal Steve Frank said in a statement. "People have lost t

BEAVER COUNTY TIMES - 2017-11-17 19:21:59

Multi-vehicle accident at Rodi Road and William Penn Highway in Churchill

Updated: 1:45 PM EST Nov 17, 2017 There was a multi-vehicle accident at Rodi Road and William Penn Highway in Churchill Friday. A source on the scene tells Pittsburgh's Action News 4 there were at least 7 vehicles and a tractor-trailer involved. Two cars were pushed up against the guardrail and t

WTAE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:45:00

1 Person Believed Dead In Watertown Fire

A house fire in Watertown overnight possibly turned deadly. Watertown Fire Chief Dale Herman says he believes when a fire started on Main Avenue early Friday morning, one person didn't make it out.. Flames were showing for a good amount of the morning at the fire scene as crews tried to keep them do

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-17 13:30:00

Ideas surface for $10 million downtown funding

WATERTOWN - In recent weeks, Mayor Joseph M. Butler Jr. has encouraged developers, entrepreneurs and business owners to come forward with their ideas for a project they want funded under the city's $10 million downtown grant. He got his wish on Thursday when eight different ideas were proposed at t

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-17 13:15:00

North country writers inspired by a novel challenge

WATERTOWN - With plot twists that go especially well with Arby's signature Curly Fries, a group of writers has been meeting at the Arsenal Street restaurant in November as part of a novel challenge. The writers are tasked with writing a 50,000 word story by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. It's part of

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-17 13:15:00

Heavy lake effect snow possible Sunday, early next week

It will be a weekend filled with rain, high winds and, potentially, lots of lake effect snow. A storm system is expected to reach the area in the early hours of Saturday morning, bringing steady winds and rain that will continue into Sunday. Wind speeds in the Watertown area will be around 18 miles

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-17 08:30:00

Watertown Scores State Grant For Baseball Field

Watertown has scored in an effort to get state money to make improvements at the Alex Duffy Baseball Field. The city is planning on renovating the locker rooms in the clubhouse, the ground level bleachers and the sound system at the fairgrounds. The city has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the st

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-17 23:56:00

Watertown Man Accused of Possessing 2 Pounds Of Marijuana

A 23 year old Watertown man faces drug charges after a bust in the city Friday. Members of the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force raided a home at 409 Clay Street and arrested Jeremy Chipp II, who lives there. Officials said they seized 2.21 pounds of marijuana, $32,000 in cash, digital scales, a dagge

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-17 22:40:00

Town Official Says Galloo Island Wind Proposal Won't Affect Fort

This week we showed you how wind turbines can affect Fort Drum's ASR - Air Space Radar - in some cases by creating blind spots. "It could be anything from a large flock of geese to a paraglider, we won't be able to see it," said Lieutenant Colonel Todd Polk, Fort Drum strategic planner. Fort Drum is

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-18 00:48:00

Edmond Carney Pelkey, 72, of Black River

Edmond Carney Pelkey, 72, of Black River, passed November 17, 2017 after struggling with cancer for the past six months. He passed at his home where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, November 20 at the Bruce Funeral Home 13

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-18 00:49:00

Police chase in Rowan County leads to Concord arrest

A chase between law enforcement and a motorcycle in Rowan County ended in a Cabarrus County arrest. Around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, units with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a motorcycle on Hwy 152 near the Carson High School Entrance. A deputy had run the motorcycle tag through NC

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

City of Concord office closed; garbage services delayed

CONCORD - In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Concord offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday's garbage, recycling and bulky waste collection by Waste Pro will operate on a normal schedule next week. However, Thursday and Friday customers wi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 18:53:00

Concord radio legend Robert D. Raiford dies at 89

CONCORD- Radio broadcaster Robert D. Raiford, who graduated from Concord High School, passed away Friday, Nov. 17 at the age of 89, according to news reports. Raiford served as "curmudgeon at large" on the "John Boy and Billy Show" which is syndicated to 57 radio stations across the nation and origi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:22:00

In Search of Concord; He wants to visit them all

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription Buy Now Rob Morrison visited downtown Concord as part of his adventure to visit as many as possible. During his stop, he met with Concord Mayor Scott Padgett who gave him a license plate.Erin Kidd CONCORD- Rob Morrison's interest in hi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 20:54:00