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Group requests fluoride be added to local water
A request to add fluoride to the City of Meadville’s municipal water system will be on the agenda Monday night when Meadville Area Water Authority gathers for its monthly meeting, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the authority’s administrative offices at 18160 Rogers Ferry Road in Vernon Township. The meeting is open to the public.
Grant applications being accepted now
The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from groups county-wide through June 14.
Jamestown Lions roar through 65 years of service
Elisha (Lash) Field was only 38 years old when he and some friends “heard about people who belonged to Lions and were doing a lot of good for a community.” He liked what he heard. “I wanted to be part of that,” he said. So, he and 20 friends formed the Jamestown Lions Club.
Lawmakers target payments to unions in proposed legislation
-Bills that would weaken unions — including the powerful public sector unions that represent 300,000 state workers — have been introduced by a Crawford County state representative and a fellow Republican from Union County.
SUNDAY ISSUE: Benghazi case
Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for president in 2016.
Allegheny commencement 'all in the family'
Kelley Levis sifted through the crowd. She stood a little uneasy, her body shifting from side to side as she anxiously tried to find her daughter.
Proposed legislation targets risky interest swaps
Democratic Sen. Rob Teplitz of Dauphin County led the investigative unit in the Auditor General’s office that exposed the widespread and costly bungling by school officials and local government officials involved in risky interest swaps.
Businesses adjusting in early stages of North Street project
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s long-awaited North Street Improvement Project made it through its first week of construction without a hitch, so to speak, and the first intersection to close down may re-open to traffic as soon as Wednesday.
Candidate Hills cites experience in backing out of candidates forum
About 24 hours after agreeing to participate in a forum of candidates seeking the Republican nomination to the Board of Supervisors, incumbent Supervisor Alden Hills has backed out.
Police say West Mead woman set man on fire out of boredom
A West Mead Township woman was arraigned Thursday on charges that she allegedly poured rubbing alcohol on a man while he was lying on her living room floor and lit the fluid on fire, causing what West Mead Township police described as severe second and third degree burns to his back.
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