Somerset County Newswire

Somerset County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somerset County, PA.

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  1. Warm weather has syrup flowing early - and maple farmers concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    On the rocky Laurel Highlands knob that is Duck's Maple Farm, long, spaghetti-like strands of blue plastic tubing criss-cross the woods, linking more than 2,200 maple trees to Don and Sherry Hess' syrup cooker. The maple sap, what Mr. Hess refers to as "sugar water," or just "water," started flowing from the maples and through the Rube Goldberg-like configuration of collection tubes in mid-January, a full month earlier than normal, due to an early and extended stretch of warm weather.

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  2. Quecreek Mine Rescue Fast FactsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... for 77 hours in the Pennsylvania mine. All survived. Facts: Nine coal miners from Quecreek Mining Inc. in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, were trapped in a four-foot-high chamber 240 feet below the surface after breaching a wall separating their mine ...

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  3. Interest in small game hunting dwindling locallyRead the original story

    Monday | Pocono Record

    ... the past couple decades," said WCO Shawn Barron, whose district includes southern Fayette County and part of Somerset County. Anderson says the club has had less quarry, especially grouse, to tell tales about over bowls of hot chili in the ...

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  4. Small-game hunting declines in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    ... said wildlife conservation officer Shawn Barron, whose district includes southern Fayette County and part of Somerset County. Most of the hunters who took part in this year's classic are the same ones who have been doing for a long time and enjoy ...

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  5. New coal mine to bring 70 jobs or more to Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The York Daily Record

    ... Corp. CEO George Dethlefsen says a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled in May for the deep coal mine in Somerset County's Jenner Township. He said last week at Somerset Country Club that the Acosta Deep Mine project should produce 400,000 tons of ...

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  6. New coal mine to bring 70 jobs or more to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Corp. CEO George Dethlefsen says a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled in May for the deep coal mine in Somerset County's Jenner Township. He said last week at Somerset Country Club that the Acosta Deep Mine project should produce 400,000 tons of ...

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  7. Rutgers Women's Soccer brings in a strong classRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | On the Banks

    ... 1 girls team in New Jersey, Hunterdon Central. The First Team All State selection led the Warriors to the Somerset County title, scoring 21 goals with 17 assists. PDA product, HS All-American and Warren, N.J., native, Alexa Ferreira has signed on to ...

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  8. Farming twins use technology to assess livestock qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | New Jersey Herald

    ... previous owners name - identical twin sisters, Lacy Weimer and Lynn (Weimer) Korns from near Wellersburg, Somerset County. Longtime family friends, the Kasanickys asked the Weimers if they could use the name when they took up the animal ultrasound ...

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  9. Why you shouldn't file for divorce in this countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | New York Post

    Dear John: I refiled for divorce in Somerset County Court in September 2011, having originally filed in Pennsylvania in January 2004. In the past five years and five months, I have had seven judges, four trial dates that never happened, three judgment hearings that also never happened, and all of this cost me and members of my family well over $100,000.

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  10. Snow system tests PA Turnpike's new plans for keeping drivers safe, informedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | WPXI

    ... Turnpike's spokesperson. Lines of cars and trucks were stuck on the turnpike Monday for up to three hours in Somerset County after a truck crashed and blocked traffic. "It was enough of a nuisance storm to really, you know, cause some issues with ...

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  11. New Skipper: Tom Abell is playing Down Under with Fremantle. Pic: Ash MagillRead the original story

    Monday Jan 23 | Somerset County Gazette

    SOMERSET County Cricket Club's new captain Tom Abell is revving up for the start of the 2017 season back home and over the weekend played a starring role in the two games he played for Western Australian club Fremantle, where he is spending a second winter playing Grade cricket. On Saturday the 22-year-old made 120 before being run out batting at No.

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  12. First golf course designed by Arnold Palmer on sale for millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | CBS Sports

    ... which is currently a failing private club, is expected to fetch millions. Located in the Laurel Highlands of Somerset County, just east of Somerset, the 240-acre parcel sits on a peninsula wrapped by private and pretty Indian Lake. The club that ...

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  13. Arnie's first course is up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | Post-gazette.com

    Like a famous novelist's first handwritten story or a master painter's first sketch, Indian Lake Golf Club is "Arnie's First" - the first course designed by legendary golfer Arnold Palmer. Located in the Laurel Highlands of Somerset County, just east of Somerset, the 240-acre parcel sits on a peninsula wrapped by private and pretty Indian Lake.

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  14. Relive Winter Storm Jonas: The blizzard of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | PennLive.com

    ... storm left nearly 500 vehicles stuck for 24 hours or more along the westbound stretch of the Pa. Turnpike in Somerset County. Among the stuck vehicles were buses carrying the Duquesne University men's basketball team and another carrying the Temple ...

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  15. New book reveals the fly fishing secrets of Pennsylvania watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Post-gazette.com

    ... fishability under just about any condition, Lichvar said he recommends the 38 miles of Laurel Hill Creek in Somerset County as one of the best waterways for new and moderately experienced fly anglers. In spring 2016, on a Post-Gazette motor coach ...

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  16. Shocker for Pizza Hut serverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Fox News

    Krystal Kramer, a serves at two restaurants a Pizza Hut in Somerset County, Penn., says she was left homeless in December after her apartment flooded and she couldn't afford the deposit on a new place, reports WJAC. Kramer, who describes herself as a very independent person, moved into a hotel with her roommate.

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  17. 33rd Special Olympics ski competition held at Ski RoundtopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    ... for the statewide Winter Games, which will be held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Somerset County, January 29th through 31st. The Winter Games is the third-largest statewide event for Special Olympics Pennsylvania. More than 350 ...

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  18. Wrestling: What you need to know for Saturday, Jan. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... TIME: Besides a heavy dual meet schedule, two counties will crown tournament champions on Saturday. The Somerset County Tournament kicks off at Hillsborough High School and the Union County Tournament at Union High School. The Somerset tournament is ...

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  19. GOP candidate for N.J. governor discloses cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... nodes from his neck and expects to complete radiation therapy by the end of the month. Ciattarelli, 55, of Somerset County, said he would continue to seek the GOP nomination, though surrogates would campaign on his behalf for some events this month. ...

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  20. Ciattarelli, GOP candidate for N.J. gov., discloses cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... nodes from his neck and expects to complete radiation therapy by the end of the month. Ciattarelli, 55, of Somerset County, said he would continue to seek the GOP nomination, though some surrogates would campaign on his behalf for some events this ...

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