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Cheers to the students and faculty members of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, who are giving of their time to ensure a project rooted for more than three decades in Connellsville remains vibrant. Under the direction of art instructor Patrick Daugherty, the mural that has been painted …

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State Rep. Dawn Keefer is right. The state’s budget process should be cleaner, clearer and far more transparent. Money shouldn’t be hidden in off-the-books slush funds and legislators should make sure we spend no more than our revenues support.

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For the past two fiscal years, Pennsylvania taxpayers have had cause for cautious optimism about the Keystone State’s financial condition for the short and longer terms, going forward.

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Cheers to the Thistlethwaite Vineyards in Jefferson which celebrated its 20th anniversary at the beginning of the year. What started as a small patch on the Thistlethwaite family’s farm has grown to cover over five acres on the 210-acre property. “This is as much of a hobby as it is a profit…

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The Federal Drug Administration has recently put a ban on the sale of some flavored products that are used by e-cigarettes and other vaping devices in an effort to dissuade teenagers from continuing or starting the habit.

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Cheers to all who make living in the Laurel Highlands a great place to reside. The area was recently recognized by a leading travel website as part of a list of five of the most emerging travel destinations. The Laurel Highlands placed third, behind areas in Switzerland and Canada, and place…

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“Revamp” might be too strong of a word for describing the mission of a soon-to-be-formed three-branch task force that will be examining Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system over the next approximately 11 months.

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Cheers to Michelle Statler of Spraggs, who has perfected baking holiday pies for her family in her basement kitchen. Although baking isn’t what Statler does for a living — she works in marketing at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia — it’s her life’s passion. Statler st…

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Virginia O’Hanlon (1889–1971), who lived in New York City and who was eight years old, had an argument with some of her schoolmates about Santa Claus. Virginia felt sure there was a Santa Claus but her friends said there was not. Virginia felt greatly disturbed about it, and that night she w…