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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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  • 9/11 motorcycle convoy expected on I-95 in Harford, Cecil Saturday morning

    A motorcycle convoy is expected to travel through Harford and Cecil counties on northbound I-95 Saturday morning as part of a 9/11 commemoration and victim's memorial ride that began in western Pennsylvania Friday. The bikers, who are part of America's...
  • Balloons will be flying high over Bel Air

    Hot air balloons will float above Bel Air at the 2nd Annual Rising Above It Balloon Festival, Friday, Sept. 2, 7-11 p.m., at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs (1335 East MacPhail Road) and Saturday, Sept. 3, noon-7 p.m., at the Harford County Equestrian...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Alyssa Weigle crowned as dairy princess

    Alyssa Weigle crowned as dairy princess
    BERLIN — Alyssa Weigle, 19, of Stonycreek Township was crowned 2012-2013 Somerset County Dairy Princess during a coronation ceremony at Berlin Alliance Church Friday. She was crowned by Cheyenne Saumier, outgoing princess from Greenville Township....
  • Authorities to discuss warning signs of meth labs at community event

    Authorities to discuss warning signs of meth labs at community event
    Methamphetamine labs are being found more in Somerset County than in previous years, said Cpl. Dennis Ulery, a supervisor on the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab Response Team. "Last year we had a 40 percent increase statewide and we are on pace...
  • Coca-Cola has deep pockets -- but no princess

    I had the privilege to attend the coronation of the 2013-14 Somerset County dairy princess last week. For those unfamiliar with the dairy princess, I'll briefly explain. Every year a new county dairy princess is selected to promote the value of...
  • Non-traditional careers

    The U.S. Department of Labor defines a nontraditional occupation as one in which 25 percent or less of a particular gender works. Women and men can each bring a unique perspective to positions traditionally held by the opposite gender. Health care is...
  • Information line question

    Question: I'm just not a "tekkie" and have no interest in a smart phone or computer. Still, it would be nice to have access to some information when I need it. Are you aware of any free information services available over my regular, old phone? Answer:...
  • #Pa. #Fall #foliage beginning to show

     
    Expect fall foliage in the Southeastern corner of Pennsylvania to be at about 5 percent of its fall-best, according to the state's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau of Forestry issued its first weekly fall...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Charter reform still on Corbett's fall shopping list.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett says he's looking for state lawmakers to pass his delayed charter school reforms during this fall's abbreviated legislative session. But when it comes to transportation funding and selling...
  • Sandy storm deaths

    At least nine deaths in Pennsylvania were attributed to the storm: •A 48-year-old Lower Macungie Township woman found after carbon monoxide from a gas-powered generator entered her home •An 86-year-old South Whitehall Township woman found in...
  • Superstorm Sandy, state by state

    Superstorm Sandy, state by state
    States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore. The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area. By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...