September 2016

Pittsburgh Pirates' John Jaso slides safely into third with a triple as the throw gets past Chicago Cubs third baseman Tommy La Stella in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A run scored on the hit. (AP)

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…

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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…

Photo by AP. Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin plans to use Le'Veon Bell extensively during Sunday night's game against Kansas City.

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

Buford reluctantly poses beside the garden of four o'clock blooms.

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…