September 2016


Steelers to add new faces on defense

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Lawrence Timmons spent a portion of last Sunday in a Philadelphia hospital trying not to freak out about a puncture wound to…


Pet of the day 9/30/16

Name: Twizzle Age: approximately 4 weeks Breed: Calico Sex: Female Size: Medium Twizzle can be found at Precious Paws Animal Rescue. PO Box 784 Franklin,…





Labor of love

Safehaven has its work cut out for it with this newest rescue. Precious Paws Animal Rescue in Franklin is planning on having a scary good…




Crosby MVP as Canada wins Cup

TORONTO (AP) – Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left and Canada beat Team Europe 2-1 on Thursday night to win the…



Recent Deaths 9/30/16

Roberta JoAnne White, or JoAnne, as most people called her, of Texas passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. William E. “Bill” McLaughlin, 81, of Grove…






Pet of the day 9/29/16

Name: Cody Breed: Beagle Mix Age: 2 years Sex: Male Size: Medium Color: Black/ Brown Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Cody can be found at Venango…




Train crashes into New Jersey station

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious…





Bucs beat up on Arrieta, Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) – John Jaso hit for the cycle and drove in five runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 victory over the…



Recent Deaths 9/29/16

Roberta “Bert” J. Hollabaugh, 61, of Franklin, died Sept. 28, 2016. Cheyenne Nicole Snyder, 24, of Tionesta, died Sept. 25, 2016. Dorismae L. Snyder, 86, of…




Pet of the day 9/28/16

Name: Duggy Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 5 months Sex: Male Size: Small Color: Grey/ White Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $40.00 Duggy can…



Deadline nearing to register, make changes

By SAXON DAUGHERTYStaff writer  Time is running out for Pennsylvania’s unregistered voters who want to participate in the presidential election. The statewide deadline to register…




Tomlin: Bell will be used a lot

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Every week a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers support staff lines the hallway leading to the team’s locker room with photos taken…



Recent deaths 9/28/16

Tracii Jo Westlake, 46, of Oil City passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. James Parks Gourley of Packing Road, New Bethlehem, passed away in his…



Pet of the day 9/27/16

Name: Sassy Breed: Pug Sex: Female Size: Small Sassy can be found at Precious Paws Animal Rescue. PO Box 784 Franklin, PA 16323 814-671-9827 adoptpreciouspaws@gmail.com


Posing with the posies

Sometimes all it takes is a colorful background to brighten up a photo. Buford and Sherman will sometimes “sit and stay” for a few photos in front of…