With the announcement that Gov. Tom Wolf would seek a statewide mask mandate for Pennsylvania schools, it was easy to imagine the outrage immediately beginning to percolate among parents frustrated by the idea of sending their children back to another year of mask-impeded learning and socializing.
The Pennsylvania Secretary of Health described the most recent coronavirus mitigation order that she and Gov. Tom Wolf signed — one that limits customer occupancy at bars and restaurants to 25 percent — as “surgical and thus precise to prevent from repeating the cycle we saw in the spring.”
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The following editorial appeared in The (Mankato, Minnesota) Free Press, a CNHI newspaper. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tribune-Democrat.
We offer a sincere congratulations and wish the best of luck to the newly elected and re-elected officials sworn in recently in Crawford County during the annual government reorganization process.
The general understanding concerning politics at the Crawford County Fair is all political booths are under the main grandstand.
At the risk of sounding like cranky old folks, stand by while we get our glasses, raise our cane to start pointing and say, "When we were kids, trick-or-treating took place on Halloween!"
Less than a year ago, the business manager of the Conneaut School District pleaded guilty to assaulting his then-girlfriend at his home and later filed for personal bankruptcy protection.
When the Crawford County commissioners announced last week the approval of a new management company for the county-owned nursing home, some numbers stood out.
Last week, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale had critical comments for Pennsylvania's school districts that had not updated their policies to comply with one of the state’s keynote legal changes inspired by the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Employees and administration at Rolling Fields Elder Care Community and Conneaut School District said they have trained for situations like the EF2 tornado that hit the western Crawford County nursing facility on Tuesday. But watching everyone come together that afternoon, it looked as if it…
Officials at the city of Meadville and Vernon and West Mead townships are to be applauded for their efforts to handle winter maintenance of the Smock Bridge sidewalk. Unfortunately, their common sense plan to keep pedestrians safe seems more likely to land them in hot water with the state’s …
We were pleased to see Jan Feleppa was approved to be the Crawford Central School Board representative for Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit Board of Directors recently.
A tragic death reported in our sister paper last week, the (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat, is a strong reminder for us all to check on your neighbors this winter — especially seniors.
The weather might change from year to year, but the constant throughout the 51 years of the Meadville Halloween Parade has been entertainment.
Pittsburgh earned the moniker City of Champions in 1979 after the Pirates won their fifth World Series, the Steelers captured their third Super Bowl, the Pitt Panthers claimed the Fiesta Bowl, Carnegie Mellon University went undefeated in football, the Penguins finished third in their divisi…
Mere words can’t fully express the sorrow everyone felt when learning of the untimely death of Charles Burns in an accident during a draft horse event at the Crawford County Fair last week.
President Donald Trump has called prescription drug prices in the U.S. “outrageous” and a “rip-off,” and he promised to allow the government to negotiate those prices once in office. That hasn't happened.
There was a time not too long ago when there wasn't much to do in the Meadville area around the Fourth of July that was open to the public.
We’re happy to have had the collection of hazardous household waste and electronic items last Saturday at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, but we've got one small problem with it.
Six months ago, when snow covered roads, and the sun and fun of the summer seemed too far in the future, there was a cry for help for the Thurston Classic.