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Park design experts start from the ground up

What should a public park contain? Swings and slides, shaded benches, a grassy picnic spot? Should there be gestures toward the region's history, ecology and culture? Could a park be a place of encounter, of healing? In June, following their decision to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall

C-VILLE WEEKLY - 2017-11-17 14:46:31

Graphic: Navy pilot admits to scandalous sky-drawings over Washington

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM 2 by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male genitalia. Some sources have e

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:39:00

US Forest Service Allowing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction

The federal government will allow the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to run through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia. The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service announced its decision Friday, November 17. Twenty-one miles of the pipeline route will cross national forest system

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:29:00

VSP Urges Motorists to Drive to Save Lives this Thanksgiving Weekend

RICHMOND - Traveling to spend time with family is a holiday tradition, and as millions hit the road this Thanksgiving, Virginia State Police urges motorists to drive to save lives so everyone arrives safely for the celebration. Within the past two weeks, traffic crashes in Virginia have claimed the

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:04:00

U.S. Marshals arrest Culpeper County man in Charlottesville

(CHARLOTTESVILLE - WINA) A search for the Culpeper County man who's accused of doing a drive-by shooting ended Thursday. The Culpeper Sheriff's Office says U.S. marshals arrested 21-year-old Davion Malik Person Jr. in Charlottesville. Person faces five counts of attempted first-degree murder followi

WINA.COM - 2017-11-16 22:21:01

Stephen Baril case will be considered by Charlottesville grand jury

Stephen Dalton Baril (photo was supplied by the Charlottesville Police) is a former University of Virginia student. Photo: WINA (CHARLOTTESVILLE - WINA) A sexual assault case that involves a grandson of a long ago Virginia governor will be considered by a Charlottesville grand jury. A General Distri

WINA.COM - 2017-11-16 16:00:56

Charlottesville City Council Lays out Legislative Proposals on Demonstrations, Statues

People can now get a first look at some of the recommendations the city of Charlottesville is sending to lawmakers following the Aug. 12 violence. Every year, localities send their legislative priorities to their representatives in hopes of seeing laws added or changed. This year, Charlottesville Ci

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-17 00:48:00

Charlottesville Area Transit Announces Bus Lines Poetry Contest

Charlottesville, Virginia... 11/16/2017... Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) and Bus Lines are encouraging area writers to use their imagination with the latest Bus Lines poetry contest. Authors can submit up to three literary works for consideration, and there is no cost to participate. This year'

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-16 21:12:00

Police: Johnstown man beat pregnant woman

A Johnstown man was jailed Thursday, accused of beating a pregnant woman and then threatening to kill her and himself, authorities said. City police charged Stephon E. Anderson, 25, of the 200 block of Sell Street, with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, strangulation, simple assault and haras

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-11-16 19:00:00

Johnstown police investigate shooting in West End

Johnstown police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the West End. (WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - Johnstown police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the West End. Police said they responded to the parking lot of West End Ambulance Service on Garfield Street

WJAC TV - 2017-11-16 10:02:46

Johnstown police advise drivers to avoid certain areas Friday

Johnstown police are advising drivers to avoid several routes in the city from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.{ }(WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - Johnstown police are advising drivers to avoid several routes in the city between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday. Police said this is because a 150,000-pound transformer will be mov

WJAC TV - 2017-11-16 13:02:33

Clearfield County man charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI in death of woman

Gregory Millinder Jr., 32, of Madera, was charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence Friday morning in connection to a crash that killed a woman in July. (WJAC) CLEARFIELD - A Clearfield County man was charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence Friday

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 12:43:29

Following the money: Where does your THON donation end up?

The annual IFC/Panhellenic dance marathon aims to raise tens of millions every year for childhood cancer. But how much of that donated money gets into the hands of actual cancer patients, and what percentage goes towards the overall causing of pediatric cancer? (WJAC) UNIVERSITY PARK -- Dancing for

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 12:00:26

Former Pennsylvania governor's wife says husband is 'day-to-day'

Former Pennsylvania first lady Michele Ridge issued the following statement Friday regarding the status of her husband, Tom Ridge. (AP photo) AUSTIN, Texas - The wife of former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge says her husband in the early stages of recovery from a heart attack, a day after undergoing an

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 11:44:45

Man 24, dies in fiery Centre County crash

A 24-year-old man was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash Thursday in Centre County. (WJAC) MILES TOWNSHIP -- A 24-year-old man was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash Thursday in Centre County. State police at Rockview said Andres Valencia, of Middleburg, Snyder County, was traveling east at

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 09:19:33

Fire at senior living facility in Pennsylvania injures at least 20

A huge fire has broken out at a senior living community in Pennsylvania. The blaze was reported just before 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, about 35 miles west of Philadelphia. (AP photo) WEST CHESTER, Pa. - Firefighters have gotten the upper hand on an i

WJAC TV - 2017-11-17 08:50:54

Meadville officials fear staff cuts may be needed to balance budget

What started as an uneventful Meadville City Council discussion of 2018 budgeting for relatively uncontroversial city spending on departments such as public works and finance took a darker turn when talk eventually turned to the elephant in the room - and the several other elephants behind that one

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 11:55:00

Movie capsules: What's coming to Erie, Meadville, Nov. 16-22

More details about "Justice League," "Wonder," "The Star" and other films screening at local theaters this week. Showcase staff report Here's what's playing at regional theaters this week: SPECIAL EVENTS TINSELTOWN: "Holiday Inn: The Broadway Musical" this Thursday, 7:30 p.m. "Sharknado 5" this Thu

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-15 20:18:49

Second Harvest food drive maintains good pace in Meadville (12:03 p.m. update)

At about the half-way mark, the 12th annual Second Harvest Food Drive of Northwest Pennsylvania at The Meadville Tribune's parking lot is seeing a steady flow of traffic, according to volunteers at the site. The food drive started at 6 a.m. and continues until 6:30 p.m. The Tribune's parking lot is


Bank donates $10,000 to Thanksgiving dinner distribution program

The donation will provide Thanksgiving dinner boxes to 396 families in Erie, Crawford and Venango counties. Staff report Citizens Bank has donated $10,000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania to support its annual Thanksgiving dinner distribution program. The donation will prov

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-16 22:59:51