NIAGARA FALLS and SALAMANCA, N.Y. – A blockbuster spring entertainment lineup for Seneca Casinos just got better. Country legend Kenny Rogers is booked for an April 26 performance at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, and a full lineup for May is set – with high-profile acts including The Osmonds, Justin Hayward from The Moody Blues, Jimmie Vaughan, Dion, and Katey Sagal and the Forest Rangers. Country music patriarch Kenny Rogers makes a return visit to Seneca Allegany Events Center in Salamanca on Saturday, Apr. 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $25. The legendary …continue reading
An open house for Sharon Regional Health System’s School of Nursing is set for Wednesday, March 12, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in the School at 740 East State Street in Sharon. Prospective applicants can meet faculty, receive information on financial assistance, and tour the facilities. Through an affiliation with Penn State Shenango, Sharon Regional now offers area residents the unique opportunity to seamlessly earn both a diploma in nursing from Sharon Regional and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Penn State Shenango. Applications are accepted until December 1 for the next class starting in August 2015. For more information, call 724-983-3865 …continue reading
The Primary Health Network (PHN), which began as one small community health center in 1984, celebrates 30 years of embracing excellence in healthcare in 2014. Primary Health Network has grown to include 33 service facilities throughout 11 counties in Pennsylvania and two in Ohio. And now, it plans a new location in Sharon as well. Primary Health Network is planning a $20 million development that will put 130 people to work in a five-story medical-professional office building at the corner of Vine Avenue and Pitt Street. It currently has 8 locations in and around Sharon. The new facility should take …continue reading
Harrisburg, Pa. – Governor Corbett today unveiled Big Interview, the latest enhancement to Pennsylvania’s job-matching website, JobGateway?. Big Interview, a mock interview tool to help job seekers prepare for the workforce, was introduced at Harrisburg Area Community College with Labor & Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway, HACC President John “Ski” Sygielski, State Workforce Investment Board (WIB) chairman Dave Malone, WIB members and HACC faculty and students. “By connecting qualified candidates with open positions, JobGateway makes securing a good paying job even easier for Pennsylvanians,” said Corbett. “Through advancements like Big Interview, we are committed to giving jobs seekers the tools they …continue reading
Presque Isle Sand Replenishment Secured; Erie Harbor to be Dredged; Rep. Kelly, Senators Casey & Toomey Applaud
WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), Senator Bob Casey Jr. (D-PA), and Senator Pat Toomey (D-PA) issued the following statements today commending the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY 2014 USACE Civil Works Work Plan for including $1.5 million for Presque Isle Beach Replenishment and $1.52 million for dredging and sediment testing in Erie Harbor, both of which had been omitted from President Obama’s budget proposal. Last month, Rep. Kelly authored a letter with Senators Pat Toomey, and Bob Casey requesting that additional funding appropriated to the USACE through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 (the “omnibus bill”) …continue reading
Boardman’s Movies 8 theater in Boardman Park Shops will close at the end of the month. Owned by Cinemark, which also owns theaters in Sharon PA, and owns Tinsletown in Boardman, which shows first-run films. Theater owners say the cost to upgrade the old theater to new digital technology is just to high, when the Tinsletown theater needs more digital projectors which have become industry standard. The Movie 8 location was well loved because of it’s low cost of only $1.50 per movie. The theater showed movies not considered first run.
Governor Corbett Announces Pennsylvania Ranks First in Northeast Region for New, Expanded Corporate Facilities
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Site Selection magazine, a publication specializing in the corporate real estate and economic development field, has ranked Pennsylvania as the top state in the northeast region for new corporate facilities in 2013. Pennsylvania has more successful projects than all other eight northeast states combined. For the third year in a row, Pennsylvania also broke the top five nationally, ranking fourth nationwide for new or expanded corporate facilities in 2013. “We’re investing in energy, in our infrastructure, in education, and in our workforce to build a stronger Pennsylvania because it’s those assets that …continue reading
A group of Grove City College students took first place at the Mylan Competitive Intelligence Hackathon on March 1 at Mylan Labs Headquarters in Southpointe, Pa. The College team, named Macro Encephalos, consisted of seniors James Kintzing and Liam Kurt; along with sophomores Ben Che, Karolina Lagerquist and Liz Wilson. The group took home $5,000 in prize money. In the 10-hour-long marathon event, Grove City competed against teams from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Robert Morris University, Fairmont State University and more. All told, 17 presentations were made. Bruce Cullen, vice president of innovation and architecture …continue reading
Fans of the Restaurant, The Zoo, will be able to continue to order wine and beer with there food for at least another 30 days, as the PALCB gave the owner Pat Signer a chance to sell the bar, or forfeit the permit to sell adult drinks after the Signer was cited for selling to minors, and due to his previous drug arrest. A Mercer County Common pleas Judge gave Signer 30 days, at which time the permit will be placed in safe storage, or sold. The PALCB Argued his conduct was against state rules, but was over ruled.
Toomey Speaks Out Against Lawyer Debo Adegbile Who Defended Cop Killer And Sways Democrats To Do The Right Thing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the Senate floor this morning, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) spoke against the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the vote on Debo Adegbile to head the civil rights division at the Department of Justice. The Senate voted 47-52 to not invoke cloture on the nomination of Mr. Adegbile to be an Assistant Attorney General. “Today is a good day for Pennsylvania, for America, and for those who believe in justice. It was a hard fought victory to the …continue reading
St. Paul’s residents enjoyed the company of 66 young people from nine churches today (3-1-14) who were participating in the 30-Hour Famine for hunger relief. Youth spent time playing card games and bingo with residents at The Heritage and The Villas, as well as one-on-one time with residents in The Villas neighborhoods.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and local police departments are working to educate motorists on the importance of seat belts. Beefed up patrols are planned throughout the state until the end of the month to help target drivers who don’t buckle up. Click headline to watch video (C) www.wkbn.com
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett released the following statement on the passing of former state Senator Hal Mowery. “Susan and I were saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and ally, Hal Mowery. “In his three decades of public service, Hal offered quiet leadership and great wisdom to both his district and to the entire commonwealth. “He came to the general assembly with the background of a small businessman, and the common sense and sense of responsibility that role embodies. One of the greatest examples was his leadership in the field of lawsuit reform and the passage of …continue reading
WATCH HERE WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (PA-03) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday in support of H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act of 2014, to address shortages and interruptions in the availability of propane and other home heating fuels in the United States. The legislation would guarantee an emergency exemption provided by the Department of Transportation – until May 31, 2014 – that provides regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations providing direct assistance supporting the delivery of propane and home heating fuels. Highlights from floor speech: “I rise …continue reading
A northern Michigan ice cream maker is recalling a flavor that’s sold at many Aldi stores and may contain nuts. House of Flavors in Ludington is recalling Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream because it may contain a nut that’s not declared on the label. People allergic to nuts may be at risk. Customers can return the ice cream to an Aldi store. Anyone seeking more information can call (800) 930-7740.