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Schools can consolidate, cut administrative costs
Pennsylvanians ought to be aware that the problems with pensions and deteriorating infrastructure are so great that a big increase in state funding for public education is highly unlikely, regardless of who will be governor next year, or four years down the road.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Recovery went unmentioned
I found the Monday article, “Heroin replacing prescription drugs as choice for addicts” to be dangerously one-dimensional.
Torture Victim Says Night Of Alleged Attack "All Hell Broke Loose"
Four people accused of torturing a young Washington County woman with disabilities last April have been ordered to stand trial.
Nude Washington County man on leash investigated in W.Va.
A West Virginia prosecutor is investigating a bizarre incidnet involving a Washington County man who, a witness claimed, was seen crawling on his hands and knees nude in Roney's Point while being walked on a leash Tuesday morning by a fully dressed woman.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Restaurant roundup: Franklin County area dining news
Hoover's Grill and Ice Cream, 2019 Lincoln Way East, announced in late June that it was under new ownership.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Washington man sentenced to jail for robberies
A Washington man who was accused of participating in the robbery of a delivery driver and later a local convenience store was sentenced to 11 1/2 to 23 months in jail.
Washington County Mother Accused Of Abusing 3-Year-Old Son
A Washington County mother is facing child abuse charges after officials say bruising and burns were reportedly found on her young son's body.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Roadwork plan increases Pittsburgh regional spending by 52 percent
If you thought there was a lot of road and bridge work going on the past few years, get ready for more - much more.
Washington County Courthouse to be featured in upcoming a Southpawa
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal sits in the audience during the welterweight title boxing fight between Amir Khan and Luis Collazo earlier this year in Las Vegas.
Burglary suspect apprehended in McDonald
CARMICHAELS – The suspect in one of a string of daytime burglaries in Cumberland Township was apprehended Monday morning in on a fugitive warrant in McDonald.
Parents sue 2 districts over teacher's sex assault
The parents of a girl who was 15 when she was sexually assaulted by a visiting teacher who headed a southwestern Pennsylvania high school musical have sued both districts and two school officials in one district who they claim failed to help the girl.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Heroin replacing prescription drugs as choice for addicts
Not so many months ago, prescription painkillers were blamed for most of the drug-related woes in Washington County, from crime to overdoses.
MURRAYSVILLE FOR TWO YEARS. REBECCA HAS BEEN LIVING IN SLOVENIA WHERE SHE WAS MARRIED LAST YEAR.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Personal care an option for Alzheimer's and dementia patients
For the last 20 years, Nancy Haney has operated a personal care home in Rices Landing, Greene County, caring for people who can't care for themselves.
Stars and Stripes
Wall of Valor to honor Pa. man's heroism in Vietnam
Pasquale "Pat" Papalia capped off his Silver Star day, in which he disarmed two enemy mines deep in a Vietnam jungle, by helping to carry out the bodies of more than a dozen fellow soldiers and cover them as best as he could on a makeshift landing pad.
Want to fix schools? Don't tax businesses, expand school choice instead: Elizabeth Stelle
SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington County, is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to Marcellus Shale development.
Judge grants private detective license to gasfield firm; DA raised concerns
Observer-Reporter In this photo from July 2013, David R. Headley of Springhill Township, Fayette County, displays photos of what he said were security company vehicles that were driven uninvited onto his property.
Graves forgotten as mental institutions close
About 20 miles south, in Collier, as many as 1,000 graves from the Woodville State Hospital campus are in a similar state, a dense tree canopy making it difficult even to walk upright among the neglected markers.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Robotics and aquatics meet at Canon-Mac
Students prepare their robots for the water Friday at Canon-McMillan High School.
York man among five arrested on child porn charges in attorney general investigation
A York County man was among five Pennsylvania residents charged this week in an investigation into child pornography sharing by the state attorney general's office.