Friday May 17
Herald Star Online
Nancy Reed is presented - Mother of Year' award
The 36th-annual Mother's Day Breakfast honored the women of St. John Catholic Church in Wellsburg and Holy Family Church in Beech Bottom with the meal cooked by the men of the parish and served in the church hall.
Tue May 14, 2013
Why is the CDC Being Anti-Science on State Liquor Privatization?
When policymakers in any of the liquor "control" states - the 17 states that still, puzzlingly, retain Prohibition-era, psuedo-Soviet state-run liquor stores and/or a state-run liquor wholesale business - broach the subject of liquor privatization, government unions and anti-alcohol activist opponents raise fears that privatization will bring an ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Family U is Back for Parents and Children
To the Editor, Seize the day, seize the moment, and seize this opportunity, seize "Family U." On March 21 st from 6:00-8:30 pm at Port Chester Middle School, the Port Chester Cares Community Coalition along with over a dozen community partners will again be hosting an extraordinary event for both the students in middle and high school and their ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Two seek Democrats' nod for Pennsylvania Superior Court
Democratic primary voters will choose between Pittsburgher Jack McVay or Joseph Waters of Philadelphia as they select a new judge for the state's Superior Court.
Judicial retirement age debated
A House committee plans to consider a bill to increase the mandatory retirement age for Pennsylvania judges next week as the state's top court weighs a legal challenge of the current quitting date of 70 years.
Centre Daily Times
Voters Guide | Superior Court judge
The Superior Court is one of Pennsylvania's two statewide intermediate appellate courts.
Thu May 09, 2013
Greater Allegheny registrar receives University-wide award
Victoria Garwood, Penn State Greater Allegheny campus registrar, will be honored by Penn State University President Rodney Erickson on May 10 as a recipient of the University Staff Advisory Council Award for 2013.
Wed May 08, 2013
If Clarence Thomas isn't 'elite,' who is?
Editor's note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and was a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary.
Company Exec, QV Parent Seeks Spot on Quaker Valley School Board
P. Richard Warburton, 48, has lived in Leet Township since 2007. His family moved from Moon, in large part, to be in the Quaker Valley School District .
Education Professors Present at National Student...
Dr. Alison DuBois , Westminster College assistant professor of education and counseling, and Tina Keller , lecturer of education, presented research at the National Student Teacher and Supervision Conference in April at Slippery Rock University .
W. Pa. man gets death for killing mom, sis, aunt
Police say witnesses who saw a western Pennsylvania bank robbery suspect duck into a backyard and change his clothes are the reason they nabbed the man - and all of the money - within 10 minutes of the heist.
Leetsdale Resident, Duquesne Professor Gets Recognition as Outstanding Educator
A Leetsdale resident and adjunct professor of biology at Duquesne University was recently recognized for his outstanding contributions as a university and post-secondary educator.
Tue May 07, 2013
Duquesne University creates $1M Roberto Clemente Scholarship
Duquesne University unveiled a $1 million scholarship endowment in the name of Roberto Clemente that will be awarded to Hispanic undergraduate students on a basis of merit and financial need.
Assistant Professor Releases CD of Scottish Fiddle Music
Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu , Westminster College assistant professor of music and Westminster Orchestra director, recently released an album of Scottish fiddle music.
Mon May 06, 2013
CNN Debate: Did Clarence Thomas Go Too Far By Saying First Black...
The panel guests on CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper engaged in a heated debate on Monday over comments made by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in which he claimed that the first black president needed to have the media's approval in order to be elected.
Evolution is missing link in some Pennsylvania high school science classrooms
During an Advanced Placement biology course in Easton Area High School , Jennifer Estevez's teacher sped through the large chapter on evolution, focusing on one formula for the AP exam and the basics: survival of the fittest and natural selection.
Health Happenings for week of May 6
The Arthritis Foundation is hosting an Arthritis Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd., McCandless.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Daily American
Johnstown Symphony Orchestra to host Mother's Day concert
The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra and the Somerset Auxiliary announce a very special Mother's Day concert to the community at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at the Somerset Area High School auditorium.
Thomas's Race Hit on Obama Is No Surprise
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas did the seemingly impossible -- he turned from court mute to a hit man on President Obama.
The York Daily Record
Man dies after collapsing during Pa. half-marathon
Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss told reporters Sunday that the 23-year-old man collapsed near paramedics at the 12-mile mark near Duquesne University.