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Friday, March 31st, 2023

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Greene County CTC expanding to second location

The Greene County Career & Technology Center is getting a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to expand its reach with a second campus that will offer more training opportunities for area students after a coal mining company donated its former administrative office building to the trade school. Read more


Love your brain: Yoga studio to offer classes for those with traumatic brain injuries

A recent two-day fundraiser was more than a charity event for YogaSix South Hills studio owners Jarrid and Krissy Danburg.  Read more


Magical wishes: Vanderbilt family looking for VCRs, Disney tapes for birthday surprise

While VCRs and VHS tapes haven’t been widely used for nearly 20 years, to Jimmy Rearick, they’re beloved items. Read more

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Lady Falcons open with sweep of triangular meet

The Brownsville girls continued their decade-long run in Section 6-AA with a pair of victories Thursday afternoon at Monessen. Read more

Local roundup: Metts' 1-hitter lifts AG over Lady Rams

Ashley Metts fired a one-hitter and Mia Myers homered as Albert Gallatin defeated visiting Ringgold, 5-2, in Section 2-AAAA softball action on Thursday. Read more


Leopards return home with a pair of section wins

YORK RUN -- The Belle Vernon boys scored points in every event Thursday afternoon for a pair of wins in a Section 2-AAA triangular meet with Uniontown at Albert Gallatin. Read more

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GO! List 3-30-23



"Bunny Trolley" comes to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum outside Washington is kicking off its season with its pre-Easter “Bunny Trolley.” Read more

History Center to host Pittsburgh retro fair

The Senator John Heinz History Center will host its ninth annual Vintage Pittsburgh retro fair in partnership with the Neighborhood Flea on… Read more

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Cheers & Jeers

HIT: When Joe Tuscano first entered the newsroom at the Observer-Reporter, Jimmy Carter was still president, "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Caddyshack" were in movie theaters, Paul McCartney's "Coming Up" and Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" were topping the charts and the most recent winners of a World Series were the Pittsburgh Pirates. Almost 43 years after he started his career at the O-R, Tuscano is retiring. Throughout his long tenure at the newspaper, there have been tremendous changes in the media landscape, both in the region and nationally, but Tuscano has been reliably dedicated and versatile. He has covered everything from University of Pittsburgh football to high school track and field, with high school wrestling being a particular specialty. Readers have been served well by Tuscano's efforts, and the time he will have for relaxation is richly deserved. Read more


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OP-ED: Congress may be out of touch with technology, but the concerns about TikTok are right

In a remarkable display of bipartisanship, Congress went to war with the social media app TikTok last week. The House Energy and Commerce C… Read more

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