Jun 27, 2014
Erie Times News
Today in History for June 28
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip -- the event which sparked World War I. - 1778, the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth took place in New Jersey; it was from this battle that the legend of "Molly Pitcher" arose.
North Versailles tenants without water for 10 days finally get help
It's the first break in many days for two North Versailles families who faced more than a week without water and a pending eviction because their landlord wasn't paying taxes and sewage bill on a Kline Avenue apartment house.
North Strabane hires new police chief
Brian Hughes, who has worked as police chief in Webster City, Iowa, for the past four years, was hired by township supervisors Tuesday night and will begin his new role June 2. Hughes, 45, grew up in North Versailles and graduated from the police academy at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1992 before working as a Duquesne police officer four ... (more)
French firm coming to Malvern, with possibly 500 new jobs
John Crowe is the top North American executive for Saint-Gobain , the $55 billion- a-year French construction- materials maker that traces its roots to the group that built Versailles for King Louis XIV.