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July 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Donegal school to celebrate new addition

The Christian Family and Children’s Center will hold a special dedication event Sunday, in honor of its newest addition to the Champion Christian School in Donegal.  Development Director Barbara Skinner said the school’s north campus More...

News

84 dead, 202 hurt as truck hits Bastille Day crowd in Nice

NICE, France (AP) — As new details emerged Friday about the Tunisian man who drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 people and wounding 202 others, French leaders extended a state of emergency imposed after the Nov. More...

Officials: Gunman had no large stockpile of bomb materials

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed five Dallas police officers did not have a large stockpile of bomb-making materials at his suburban home, two officials said Friday, contradicting earlier claims that Micah Johnson possessed enough explosives to st More...

Sanders, Clinton negotiating over nomination procedures

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Now that Bernie Sanders has offered his support to Hillary Clinton, the two campaigns are negotiating over the convention nominating process.  More...

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In 1790, the District of Columbia was established as the permanent capital of the United States. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“Put away from you a fraudulent mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.”  — (Proverbs 4:24 AKJV)  Here is a good word. Guard your tongue.   More...

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Trump names Gov. Pence Vice-president nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — After frenzied, final decision making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced politician with deep Washington connections to the Republican presidential ticket.  More...

Vanderbilt group collects items for flood victims

Unity: A Journey of Hope in Vanderbilt recently announced its humanitarian relief effort to assist families devastated by extreme flooding in West Virginia.  The organization grants wishes to adults with life-limiting illnesses in the greater Pi More...

Pokémon Go craze hits area

Local trainers vie to ‘be the very best’

In less than a week, the Pokémon craze exploded to late-1990s levels. Last week, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Niantic Labs began rolling releases on the anticipated augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go. The premise is simple. More...

Opinion

State parks no place for private resorts

Another View

Renting a couple of bedrooms in the historic Presque Isle Lighthouse to overnight visitors, as the nonprofit agency operating the lighthouse one day hopes to, seems to be no violation of the state constitution’s mandate: More...

Ride sharing can deliver real benefits

Officials from the state Department of Transportation have been quietly meeting with representatives of ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft to determine if those services can help senior citizens with their transportation needs. More...

Cleveland conundrums

Commentary

The Cavaliers ended a decades-long sports championship drought in Cleveland. The Indians sit atop the American League Central. People are speaking of an urban renaissance on the Lake Erie shores. More...

Sports

Kids hit the “gridiron” at rec board camp

Flag football draws local youth to East Park

Soon, Pittsburgh Steelers training camp will begin, and high school kids will start practice for the fall football season. But for now, a few local kids have the gridiron all to themselves. More...

Crosby takes Cup to Tim Hortons

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Sidney Crosby picked up the Stanley Cup at the Halifax airport and made a surprise visit to his hometown Tim Hortons. More...

Pirates demote struggling Niese to bullpen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Jonathon Niese will try to get on track in the bullpen after being removed from the starting rotation.  More...

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