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2013-11-07 12:24:50

READING, Pa., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) has chosen 16 Pennsylvania teachers to receive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education grants. The grants, up to $500 each, will be used for a variety of hands-on projects, workshops and teacher development programs throughout the school year. Grant winners and their schools include: -- David Andrews, Butler Junior High School, Butler -- Donald Ayers, Ambridge Junior High School, Freedom...

2012-10-12 11:20:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today invited residents of Westmoreland County to fly the U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at half staff on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, as part of a special tribute to U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible. Raible, 40, of North Huntingdon, was killed last month in Afghanistan while serving as commander of Marine Attack Squadron 211 Avengers in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was buried in Arlington National...

2008-09-26 00:00:28

By Jennifer Reeger A visit by Ukrainian education leaders Wednesday to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg could lead to a future exchange of students and research. The visitors came to learn about the U.S. education system through the Open World Program, a Library of Congress project that brings leaders from post-Soviet states to the United States to enhance understanding and enable cooperation between nations. They came to Pitt-Greensburg to learn about the campus' emerging...

2008-07-26 00:00:23

On the "Watch List": Amtrak. The railroad is the last agency that needs to sign off on plans for an enclosed walkway at the Greensburg train station, linking the city's northern end with the downtown area. Separate from convenience is a legitimate public safety issue: Pedestrians now jump a fence and risk their safety crossing the railroad tracks. All other agencies, including Norfolk Southern, have approved the plan. For Amtrak, it should be a no-brainer. Laurel: To Greensburg Hempfield...

2008-07-18 00:00:19

By Candy Williams In last summer's contemporary take on the classic fairy tale, "Twinderella," Johnny Appleseed Children's Theater introduced audiences to Cinderella's long-lost twin brother, Bob. This summer, Apple Hill Playhouse offers a traditional retelling of "Cinderella," complete with a pumpkin coach and a beautiful princess -- and no male siblings. But there's still a twist to the story, only this time it's the Jester (Josh Forringer) who's responsible for adding comedy to the...