Much food for thought — and debate — was offered by President Donald Trump during his State of the Union address last Tuesday evening.
Every year, students in school districts across the country observe a day in January to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his advocacy and leadership in the American civil rights movement.
Cheers to the West Greene and Southmoreland girls basketball teams for both being perfect during the regular season. Going undefeated is a rare occurrence but to have two area teams accomplish that feat in the same year is quite amazing. The Class 1A Lady Pioneers and the Class 4A Lady Scott…
With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us (it’s tomorrow, so those of you who forgot have one more day to get it together), it’s hard not to reflect on what the day means and how it’s grown.
It’s not the economy, stupid. At least that’s what the recent Franklin & Marshall poll of Pennsylvania voters seems to be telling us.
There is no need for concern over Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to increase spending by roughly $2 billion — to $36.6 billion — in the 2020-21 fiscal year that begins July 1.
According to a 2014 report by the state’s Legislative and Finance Committee, about 96 percent of Pennsylvania’s roughly 1,500 fire departments are operated by volunteers.
Cheers to the Waynesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4793, located at 445 E. Lincoln St., which, on February 15, which will host its third annual Valentine’s Day Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.This event gives veterans and their significant others, as well as the general public, an opportunity to …
California University of Pennsylvania has finally revealed donations it received from Manheim Corp., the Pittsburgh-based company that built a parking garage on campus that later partially collapsed.
According to the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning, STEAM learning begins from the start for children. In fact, it’s part of their every day activity once they are out of the infant stage.
Cheers to Caitlin Lawrence of Carmichaels, who is a member of the American Meteorological Society. She attended the organization’s 100th annual conference in Boston, Mass., from January 12 to 16 and, though only her second conference, the society chose her as one of only a few scientists fro…
It’s a great disappointment to hear that the board of directors at Belle Vernon Area School District are considering changes to its anti-nepotism policy.
Haddon Heights and 11 other public school districts in New Jersey are road-testing a new middle and high school curriculum that includes information about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people and will be rolled out statewide next fall. This welcome development could hold useful l…
It is completely reasonable to believe that the more information one can obtain about something, the more thought out and calculated the decision regarding the item is likely to be.