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Bowlby Library in Waynesburg to be expanded

WAYNESBURG - An expansion project is underway at the Eva K. Bowlby Library in Waynesburg. Library executive director Kathy McClure said the two-story addition will be built onto the north side of the garage of the existing building at 311 N. West St. The addition, along with the garage "conversio

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 23:48:51

Inmates at SCI-Greene train pups to become service dogs

Editor's note: The state Department of Corrections withheld inmates' last names for privacy and identification purposes. Twelve maximum-security inmates, seven community volunteers and five puppies make up the Canine Partners for Life training program at SCI-Greene in Waynesburg. The nonprofit pr

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 15:55:49

Message to the young activists involved in the serious work of social change

The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence begins, "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." While most are familiar

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 18:00:39

Marianna hires borough secretary, tax collector

Marianna council Wednesday hired Erica Pinkney as borough secretary and Jodi Thomas as tax collector. Both will start after they are bonded through the borough's insurance carrier. Marianna council Wednesday hired Erica Pinkney as borough secretary and Jodi Thomas as tax collector. Both will star

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 23:49:07

Wheeling City Council to hear more on 'Road to Prosperity' plan

On Tuesday night, Wheeling City Council will hear more about an almost $2 billion in proposed road projects, suggested by West Virginia's Department of Highways and the governor. On Tuesday night, Wheeling City Council will hear more about an almost $2 billion in proposed road projects, suggested by

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-19 17:05:22

Trump's jabs set up 1st big US-Iran talks of his presidency

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency. It will come just a day after Trump delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. Amid strong signals Trump could walk away from the nuclear

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 07:42:44

Lady Raiders sweep past TJ, EF

Madison Bertovich finished first in 21:33 to lead the Uniontown girls to a Section 2-AAA triangular sweep Tuesday at Elizabeth Forward. Uniontown improved to 6-0 with wins over Elizabeth Forward (25-30) and Thomas Jefferson (18-43). The Connellsville girls split, defeating Thomas Jefferson (21-37) a

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Airlines cap fares for flights out of affected cities ahead of Hurricane Maria

ATLANTA - Update 1:30 p.m. Sept. 19: American Airlines and United Airlines announced that they are capping some of their fares as Hurricane Maria churns over the Caribbean. American Airlines said it will cap until Sept. 24 one-way, nonstop fares from airports in Antigua, Haiti, the Turks and Caicos

WPXI - 2017-09-19 23:45:05

A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare repeal

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says the latest Republican health care bill is "even more dangerous and more reckless" than the previous bill and would cause "tens of millions of people to lose coverage." (Sept. 19) A chief sponsor of a Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare says he's "never

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 08:15:28

Looking back: 'Mad' Anthony Wayne's local heritage

Naming cities and towns after Revolutionary War heroes was fairly common in the patriotic fervor following the war. While George Washington tops the list, one of his favorite commanders, Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne, is not far behind in naming rights. Locally, founders chose to honor Wayne when they

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-18 02:15:57

Report: Father Pushed Boy, 5, Over Hillside While Overdosing On Heroin

BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) - A Butler County man was arrested over the weekend after police say he pushed his 5-year-old son over a hillside in a stroller while overdosing on heroin. According to the Butler Eagle, it happened Sunday afternoon along East Jefferson Street in Butler. The father, identified as

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 21:14:00

Police: Father pushes son in stroller over embankment while high on heroin

BUTLER, Pa. - A Butler County father was arrested after he was accused of putting his 5-year-old in danger. He allegedly pushed his son, who was in a stroller, over an embankment while high on heroin, according to Butler police. PWA bought out by Butler Dispatch New state-of-the-art VA clinic to ope

WPXI - 2017-09-18 19:13:58

Nicole Kidman triumphs at the 2017 Emmy Awards

Nicole Kidman won the Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (17.09.17). The 50-year-old star won the coveted award on account of her starring role in the HBO mini-series 'Big Little Lies', which also features the likes of Reese Withe

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 06:00:00

Mel B thanks father for helping her get her life back on track

Mel B's father's death helped her to "set her life on the right track". The former Spice Girl - who is currently in the midst of a bitter divorce battle with her estranged husband Stephen Belafonte - has remembered her late father Martin in an emotional Instagram post and thanked him for giving her

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-17 15:59:00

Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbean

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and strengthening Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands by Monday night. Hurricane or tropical storm warnings w

WPXI - 2017-09-18 02:55:41

Republican governors get into the 'news' business

ATLANTA (AP) - Republican governors are getting into the "news" business. The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. The Free Telegraph blares headlines about the virtues of GOP governors, whi

DERRICK - 2017-09-19 10:04:16

'Tough Guys' honored at Palace Theatre

GREENSBURG - The stars came out on Friday night at The Palace Theatre for a special showing of Showtime's "Tough Guys" documentary that takes a first-hand look at what Brownsville native Bill Viola, Sr. and Frank Caliguri started 13 years before the first UFC event took place. Viola and Caliguri, wh

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

The 11 sisters of Siervas are a rock band like 'nun' other

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. - Eleven nuns take the stage wearing traditional black-and white habits but are anything but old school as they belt out songs to the ringing of electric guitar and a rock 'n' roll beat. Known as "Siervas," the band was born in a Peruvian convent three years ago and now trave

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-20 00:18:46

Q&A: US, Mexican policies on arriving Haitians vary

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Up to 4,000 Haitians established a community in Mexico's northwest corner after the United States abruptly shut its doors last year. Here are some questions and answers about U.S. and Mexican policies. --- WHAT ABOUT HAITIANS IN THE UNITED STATES? After Haiti's earthquake in 2

DERRICK - 2017-09-19 17:55:46

Federal Funding Of Black Panther Party Research Project Enrages Conservatives

Conservatives are displeased with a federal grant announcement that they say honors the legacy of 1960s Black militants. The Washington Free Beacon was among the first conservative news outlets to report that the National Park Service awarded the University of California, Berkeley a $97,999.70 grant

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 14:32:26