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Robert Melson, with his 8-year-old self in the background, talks about how his Jewish family survived the Holocaust by posing as Polish Catholics, using false papers with the name of another family. He spoke Thursday as part of Slippery Rock University's annual Holocaust Remembrance Program.
'Hiding in plain sight'
What's in a name?
A lot, when you're trying to hide your Jewish background during the Holocaust to escape certain death.
Joden wins Vegas cover with vintage coral jewelry
Joden Jewelers in downtown Grove City is making headlines among its peers -- again.
Laying green groundwork
Award-winning green architect and Slippery Rock University graduate Robert Kobet returned to his alma mater Thursday to share his success stories and help lay the same groundwork for SRU.
Businesses take stock after blaze
Business owners affected by Wednesday's fire in Sandy Lake are in the throes of how they will rebuild their livelihoods.
SR library gets grant, eyes expansion
Slippery Rock Community Library has expanded its inventory – but is still in desperate need of more room.
- 'Hiding in plain sight'
Grove City's Maddie Elberty fires a pitched to Hickory's M. Collier while Lady Eagles catcher Jordan Hesselgesser waits behind the plate.
HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: County track set today at Hickory
The annual Mercer County Track & Field Invitational will be held at Hickory High’s Hornet Stadium today, beginning at 9 a.m.
Competing are all Mercer County teams, Class AAA and AA, as well as Slippery Rock. The meet serves as a warm-up to the District 10 championships set next week at Harbor Creek High.
RANDOM THOUGHTS: Competitive cheerleading tough for even manly men
WHEN I THINK OF MYSELF, I think I’m one of the more manly men you’ll find.
I definitely don’t mind eating all kinds of meat and potatoes. I love watching sports — and participating in them when I can.
I do many other things that ‘real’ men do that aren’t fit for print and proper readers.
What I don’t do is wear skinny jeans or other tight-fitting clothes. I don’t wear jewelry nor do I wear colors that lean more to the femine side than the masculine side.
HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Mercer 9 drops thriller to KC
It was a game both teams were trying to win — it just seemed as though neither wanted to — as Kennedy Catholic High baseball team met Mercer Friday afternoon in an inter-region District 10 affair.
The teams traded late leads before, ultimately, Scott Moore’s fielder’s choice RBI-grounder scored pinch-runner Ethan Feldmiller with the game-winner, as KC captured an 11-10 conquest.
NCAA Football: Rock 6-1 after 17-3 win over Cal U
Slippery Rock University rode a length-of-the-field scoring drive by its offense and a goal-line stand by its No. 1-ranked defense late in the first half of action Saturday to a 17-3 win over 14th-ranked visiting California (Pa.).
NFL: Steelers top Jags as Mendenhall makes return
Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers are back. Not after watching his team sleepwalk through the second half against Jacksonville on Sunday.
- HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: County track set today at Hickory
- Death Listings
Deaths for May 11, 2013
Hart, James D. "J.D.," 63, Johnstown, Pa., formerly of Grove City and Sandy Lake
Hughes, Charles "Charlie" E., 81, Grove City
Ritenour, Joyce Ann, 79, Coolspring Township
Wareham, Mrs. Charles E., 98, Sandy Lake
- Deaths for May 8, 2013
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- Deaths for May 11, 2013