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2010-10-20 09:03:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 22, 2011 marks the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Ligonier Ministries, the teaching fellowship of R.C. Sproul, has launched a fundraising campaign to raise $6,000 through Facebook and Twitter to send Dr. R.C. Sproul's Twentieth Anniversary Edition of Abortion: A Rational Look at an Emotional Issue (Reformation Trust Publishing, November 2010) along with an open letter from Dr. Sproul to every representative in the Senate and the...

2008-10-09 00:00:30

By AJ Panian Ligonier Township supervisors heard mixed views Tuesday from about a dozen homeowners concerning two proposed abandoned mine reclamation projects on two properties. Ligonier-based Coal Loaders Inc. is seeking conditional use permits from the township to extract remaining coal from two sites and reclaim much of the land at both sites to their pre-mined state as part of a government-financed construction program. The first proposal involves a 40-acre plot owned by Seward...

2008-10-06 00:00:28

By Burton Kummerow This series of occasional articles is presented in conjunction with this year's Ligonier 250 Celebration and follows the Gen. John Forbes Campaign as it marched across Pennsylvania in 1758. The series is written by Burton Kummerow, author of the book, "Pennsylvania's Forbes Trail." On Oct. 5, 1758, British Gen. John Forbes had an important meeting with Lt. Col. Henry Bouquet and Col. George Washington at Raystown (Bedford). The general and the rest of his army were in...

2008-09-26 18:00:26

LIGONIER, Pa., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Anna Hanley, a senior in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program. Hanley is recognized as one of the 34,000 students throughout the nation who scored in the top 5 percent of the 1.5 million students who took the 2007 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. A daughter of Joanne and Matthew Hanley of Ligonier, Hanley plans to enter college to study...

2008-09-11 00:00:22

By AJ Panian Ligonier Township supervisors are offering a $100 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone who has vandalized or stolen street and traffic-control signs within the roughly 100-square-mile municipality. "Somebody's got to have a whole basement full of these things. Every one is around $51, and we've put up some of them three or four times," Supervisor Tim Komar said at a supervisors meeting Tuesday. He estimated as many as two dozen signs go missing...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.