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Meadville group to inform public on pro-fluoride stance
In your local travels today and Sunday, don’t be surprised to see individuals wearing aquatic-colored T-shirts visiting areas that receive Meadville Area Water Authority water. Under the “Meadville Smiles” banner, approximately 50 volunteers will make the rounds clad in bright blue shirts and armed with informational literature in an effort to communicate about their fluoridation effort — and why they think it’s important.
The Story Next Door
What started as an experiment to bring two college journalism programs together to work on a project, and also to bring Allegheny College and the Meadville community together, turned into collaboration between these three groups in an unprecedented way.
Dozens of departments work to put out Mercer County fire
More than 100 firefighters from at least four counties in the region battled an enormous fire that erupted late Friday afternoon in Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park.
Country Fair robbed at gunpoint overnight
Two robbers, one with a gun, held two employees at gunpoint and robbed the Country Fair convenience store on Conneaut Lake Road near its intersection with Interstate 79.
Area experts provide tips prior to Saturday's trout season opening
Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots at 8 a.m. on Saturday, the traditional statewide opening day of trout season.
Dems running for governor propose taxing gas drillers to benefit education
Democrats running for governor seem to be competing to convince voters they will dip deepest into the pockets of gas drillers to replace $1 billion that Gov. Tom Corbett has cut from education spending.
Judge may strike names from candidate's petitions
A Commonwealth Court judge is expected to rule within the next few days whether to invalidate some or all of more than 200 names and addresses on the nomination petitions of a Democratic Party candidate running for one of Crawford County’s Congressional seats.
LORD Corp. to receive tax exemption due to expansion
A resolution permitting LORD Corporation to be exempt from school property taxes on the company’s planned expansion of its Cambridge Springs plant was unanimously passed during PENNCREST School Board’s monthly meeting Thursday night.
Local United Way nearly hits $320,000 annual campaign goal
As the United Way of Western Crawford County’s annual campaign goals continue to rise, so does the money it raises.
Cambridge student a winner as part of anti-underage drinking PSA contest
A Cambridge Springs Junior-Senior High School student was among the 20 students recognized on Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for producing a winning video discouraging underage drinking.
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