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Sunday | Spirit

Way Back When

April 28, 1888 Bothyne Pardoned The Board of Pardons, which met in Harrisburg on Tuesday of last week, recommended a pardon in the case of Augustus Bothyne, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment for feloneous assault on the person of Jeremiah Greeley.


Related Topix: Punxsutawney, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Penn

Spring, giving is in the air

Three weeks after the first day of spring, students are now able to shed their winter layers and exchange their heavy jackets for T-shirts.


Related Topix: Indiana, PA, University of Pennsylvania

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Female gubernatorial candidate struggles come down to their competition: forum

Sam Bennett speaking at the Pennsylvania Women's Forum With Nell McCormack Abom Christine Toretti.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, PA, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

American Conservative Union scorecard skips gas tax vote: Monday Morning Coffee

The American Conservative Union, that venerable institution founded by the late William F. Buckley , is out with its annual legislative scorecard.


Related Topix: William F. Buckley, Pennsylvania, Widener University

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Psychic sisters visit western Pa. homicide scene

Now a Japanese production company is focusing on an aspect of the case - the investigative involvement of Butler sisters Suzanne and Jean Vincent, who claim psychic abilities - for a documentary television show intended for an overseas audience.


Related Topix: Blairsville, PA, Psychic Investigators, Entertainment, Television

As the primary approaches, here's what you can do to get more women elected to public...

Sandra Bell leaves the voting booth with her grandson Tylan Walwyn, 4, during Pennsylvania's Primary Election Day at Susquehanna Twp.


Related Topix: Widener University, Opinion

The News Item

Progress made, but better enforcement desired in war on blight

MARK GILGER/Staff Photo Participants at a roundtable discussion on fighting blight gather outside a dilapidated property in the 1400 block of West Chestnut Street near Bay Street.


Related Topix: Coal Township, PA, Northumberland County, PA, Shamokin, PA

Mon Mar 31, 2014


PSP investigating cause of Indiana Co. fire

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported on Monday that the station is investigating a fire that occurred over the weekend on Spotts Road in Banks Township, Indiana County.


Related Topix: Indiana, PA, Punxsutawney, PA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Mom takes back guilty plea in son's tub drowning, will be tried on murder charge

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Kids, Parenting

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Police find dog in Smicksburg

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police recovered a large male dog at noon Saturday along Griffith Road in Smicksburg, West Mahoning Township, Indiana County.

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Related Topix: Smicksburg, PA, Punxsutawney, PA, Rossiter, PA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State agency to review arrests at IUP celebration

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will review the events that took place around a pre-St.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

The York Daily Record

Trial ordered in shooting that injured Pa. student

A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial on charges in a shooting that wounded a university student following a dispute at a traffic light.


Related Topix: Indiana, PA, University of Pennsylvania

Thu Mar 27, 2014

O-R Online

Ex-students sue Indiana County tech school

Four former students have sued a western Pennsylvania technical school claiming the certified medical assistant course they took wasn't accredited.


Related Topix: Indiana, PA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Times Leader

Area eyesore disappearing

Long gone are the plumes of black smoke, flames and choking fumes from the massive fire nearly 23 years ago at a tire recycling site at the Coxton Rail Yard.


Related Topix: Fire, Schuylkill County, PA, Pennsylvania, Archbald, PA, Columbia County, PA

Tue Mar 18, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Firefighter injured at house fire in Blairsville



Related Topix: Fire, Blairsville, PA

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Health Happenings

A discussion with psychoanalyst and psychotherapist Mario Fischetti follows. Suggested donation is $10, and contining education credits are available.


Related Topix: Psychology, Duquesne University, Science, Pittsburgh, PA, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA)