August 2016


In this June 2, 2009, the Goodtime I boat passes the Maverick and Mean Streak roller coasters while coasting by the Cedar Point shoreline in Sandusky, Ohio. (AP)

Cedar Point closing Mean Streak coaster

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park says it’s shutting down what was once the world’s tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster after…


Damian

Pet of the day 8/1/16

Name: Damian Breed: Terrier/ mix Age: 3 years Sex: Male Size: Small Color: Tan/ white Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Damian can be found at Venango…






Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Juan Nicasio throws a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP)

Pirates swept by Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) – From winning a division title and a playoff series to making two All-Star teams, Jonathan Lucroy has enjoyed plenty of positive moments…



VE-Obituaries

Recent Deaths 8/1/16

Richard M. Harris, 80, of Franklin, died July 29, 2016. Phyllis “Jane” Lewis, 72, of Oil City, died July 29, 2016. Marcus Jeffrey Luce, 19, of…