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Shell Chemicals to pay $485,000 historic preservation

August 28, 2015

MONACA, Pa. (AP) — Shell Chemicals is paying $485,000 to various agencies for historic preservation purposes in western Pennsylvania as it considers whether to build a petrochemical plant there. more »»

 
 
 
Funeral home in decomposing bodies case had expired license

August 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A funeral home that owned a nearby garage where three decomposing bodies were discovered was operating without a state license since 2012. more »»

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died

August 27, 2015

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force. more »»

Animal rescue group protests Steelers' signing of Vick

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Animal rescue activists in Pittsburgh are reacting to the Steelers' signing of quarterback Michael Vick. more »»

Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launched

August 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday that Pennsylvania is now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. more »»

Pennsylvania boy, 6, dies from farm accident injuries

August 27, 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in southcentral Pennsylvania say a 6-year-old boy has died after he was caught between horse-drawn hay carts. more »»

DA: Pennsylvania man stole at least $30K from mom's estate

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing at least $30,000 from his mother's estate and, by extension, two other siblings who were supposed to split the money... more »»

Cops: Man with bucket of cash and gun threatens car dealer

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol walked into a car dealership with a bucket containing $39,000 then threatened to blow up the place and pulled a... more »»

Pittsburgh woman cited, fined after watching police arrest

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman is facing a $300 fine for not leaving the scene of a crime when told to do so. more »»

Prosecutor appeals reversal in GM ignition-related fatality

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A prosecutor is appealing a judge's decision to reverse the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman because a faulty General Motors ignition switch. more »»

CD shop owner accused in $2M scheme with shoplifting addicts

August 27, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A record store owner is charged with using heroin addicts to shoplift more than $2 million worth of books, videos, and other products that he then resold online. more »»

Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

August 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3. more »»

DA: Courthouse attacker had mental health, behavior issues

August 27, 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says a man fatally shot at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse after attacking a deputy sheriff had a history of bizarre behavior. more »»

Demolition sought to help battle Scranton warehouse blaze

August 27, 2015

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Demolition crews are preparing to tear down a northeastern Pennsylvania tire warehouse as fire crews battle a stubborn blaze there. more »»

Pennsylvania is 23rd state with online voter registration

August 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is now the 23rd state to provide online voter registration.

Thursday's launch of the Internet-based system was promoted by Gov. more »»

Plaintiff in Penn State hazing suit, lawyers tour frat house

August 27, 2015

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State student who is suing over alleged hazing toured his former fraternity house with his parents and lawyers for the involved parties. more »»

Cops: Drowsy driver killed man walking from methadone clinic

August 27, 2015

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a pedestrian killed along a busy southwestern Pennsylvania highway was walking to work from a methadone clinic when he was hit by a drowsy driver. more »»

 
 

Open House at Boogersburg School August 30, 2015

Go “back to school” 19th century style at Boogersburg One Room School, built in 1877 by Moses Thompson, and open until 1952. From a wooden desk, learn using soapstone, slate, and chalkboards. Teachers will instruct you in spelling, mental math, and interactive activities, followed by recess games. more »

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  4. I wish we had year-round school with a few shorter breaks.
 
 
 
 

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