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19 hrs ago | The News Item

Programs, people recognized by state department of aging

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognized six outstanding programs and individuals last week for their service to older Pennsylvanians.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Tioga County, PA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Central School Explores Microscopic Organisms On A Bus Among Other Sciences On Science Day

Last Friday, March 27, Central School held its Science Day where students were exposed to a variety of science experiences from engineering and physics, to chemistry and life sciences.


Related Topix: Physics, Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pa. turnpike detour lifted after fire, crash

Westbound lanes between Breezewood and New Stanton were closed after a vehicle fire and a related crash involving a Pennsylvania Turnpike truck.


Related Topix: Breezewood, PA, New Stanton, PA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

O-R Online

Secret spots enhance my fishing success

I usually stay at home on that crowded day, but many times find myself washing spinners in the afternoon.



Sheetz, Wawa Team Up for Navy Tradition (Slideshow)03/05/2014

Finding a fitting role in a time-honored tradition, Pennsylvania rivals Wawa Inc. and Sheetz Inc., two of country's best-known convenience store retailers, teamed up earlier this month to provide more than 5,000 lunches to attendees at the commissioning ceremony of the U.S.S. Somerset in Philadelphia on March 1. Like her sister ships, the U.S.S.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Shanksville, PA, US Marine Corps

Fri Mar 28, 2014

It's too late for Avondale, but fight continues for 12th LPD vessel

Sailers on the deck of the USS Somerset are framed by the giant US flag in Gretna as the ship passes the French Quarter to bid farewell and fair seas to the USS Somerset as she heads down the Mississippi River from Avondale Shipyards, Monday, February 3, 2014, headed for Philadelphia for a commissioning ceremony.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Marine Corps

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Somerset County man suspected of exposing himself to teen has committed suicide, police say

State police say a Brothersvalley Township man suspected of exposing himself to a 14-year-old boy at Somerset County Wal-Mart store earlier this month has committed suicide.


Related Topix: Suicide, Somerset, PA

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Food World

Soup To Nutz

So it looks like we've survived the winter of 2014's "snowmaggedon" and we're on our way to a beautiful spring.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Snow adds white to St. Patrick's Day green in Pa.

Fresh snow is serving notice to Pennsylvania residents that despite spring-like temperatures over the weekend, winter isn't quite over yet.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Weather, Franklin County, PA, Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion