| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In a day and age when FFA chapters have been closing or seeing a decline in membership, there is a brand new FFA chapter just formed at Turkeyfoot Valley Area School District in Somerset County.
The Turkeyfoot Valley FFA received its charter in...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Just about everyone associates Dorothy Naugle, 84, of Hooversville with Allied Milk Producers' Cooperative Inc.
That's because for the past 27 years, Naugle has worked tirelessly to promote dairy products throughout Somerset County, the region,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Recently, the Daily American printed the editorial “Not Worth It,” arguing against Senate Bill 528, which would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana in Pennsylvania. Respectfully, many of the claims offered in that opinion piece simply don&...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Don Williams, agriculture technician for the Somerset Conservation District, was the guest speaker at the June 12 meeting of the Hillcrest Grange of Brothersvalley Township.
He has been employed with the Soil Conservation District since 1991 and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Chris Harshberger of Cairnbrook took on the challenge of getting her neighbors signed up for Verizon high-speed Internet access.
“I think I had to get 15 or 17 people; I’m not sure because that was a couple of years ago,” the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Chris Harshberger of Cairnbrook took on the challenge of getting her neighbors signed up for Verizon high speed Internet access.
"I think I had to get 15 or 17 people; I'm not sure because that was a couple of years ago," she said in a telephone...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Articles about the completion of Route 219 say it will provide easier access in and out of our local area, and hopefully promote economic growth, which we desperately need. With funding being cut, every dollar spent should be done very conservatively....
| Apr 5, 2013
Although melting snow may be a welcome sight to many, it also signals the beginning of brush fire season.
Today the helicopter and airplane used to drop water on forest fires were put into service. The state Department of Forestry held a briefing...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Question: I keep getting calls to let me know that I've won a sweepstakes prize. Since I haven't signed up for any sweepstakes, I just hang up. Am I passing up a free prize?
Answer: You hit on the key word; "free." It's illegal for a sweepstakes to ask...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:59 PM
FAIRHOPE — A large crowd gathered at the Hillbilly Haven Tavern Friday to help Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission waterways conservation officers and culturists stock trout in Brush Creek and Shaffer Run.
Officer Dan McGuire said...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
JOHNSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, met with more than 50 of his "employers" Saturday at a Richland Township coffee shop where he heard about economic worries, Medicare and the 2nd Amendment.
"And, as always, a lot of concerns about...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Four of the seven train-versus-vehicle accidents in Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 9 in the past five years have occurred in Somerset.
Pamela Kane, safety spokeswoman for the district, which includes Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton,...