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Thom Cobb, associate professor of dance, delivered the commencement address at Slippery Rock University's graduation ceremony. Nearly 1,600 students graduated Saturday from Slippery Rock University.
SRU's Cobb gets grads dancing
Slippery Rock University's Saturday morning commencement speaker had everyone dancing at their seats as he addressed the crowd gathered at Morrow Field House.
Sparks tells GCC grads: Faith and freedom matter
The keynote speaker at Grove City College's 134rd commencement on Saturday defended the importance of faith and freedom, while the student speaker emphasized love.
Directors to decide on tax rates
Slippery Rock school board members on Monday approved the preliminary budget for the 2013-14 school year but still have to set property tax rates.
GC school directors OK proposed budget, tax increase
Grove City school directors on Monday passed the proposed $35,169,474 budget with 1-mill tax increase - with five voting for it, two voting against it and one abstaining.
'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.
- SRU's Cobb gets grads dancing
STAIRWAY TO SEVEN: Mike Adams is an example about making good decisions
ANOTHER OFFSEASON AND another Pittsburgh Steeler in the news for all the wrong reasons.
This time, it was second-year offensive tackle Mike Adams, who was stabbed in the stomach and forearm last weekend during a reported carjacking.
According to police reports, a witness flagged down police around 3 a.m. near Carson Street in Pittsburgh and Adams was found bleeding in a nearby restaurant.
EXTRA INNINGS: Nobody hit home runs like Willie Stargell
THE MOST IMPORTANT fact about Garrett Jones’ monster two-run home run Sunday is that it tied the Reds-Pirates game at 4 in the eighth inning. But the most historic fact about the achievement is that the shot made him the first Pirate in the 13-year history of PNC Park to hit a ball on the fly into the Allegheny River.
Before Sunday, the only other player to reach the water on the fly was Houston’s Darryl Ward, when he connected off Kip Wells in July 2002.
THE CHECKERED FLAG: Holtgraver doubles up at Mercer
LAST FRIDAY I planned on taking in the World of Outlaw Sprint Car show at Attica (OH) Raceway Park, but Mother Nature had other ideas washing out the event for the second straight year. Storms were all throughout the Buckeye State that washed out just about every venue including the first ever Patriot 360 Sprint Car event at Raceway 7.
The weather though was clear at Lernerville Speedway and I finally made my first visit of the season to the Sarver oval.
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.
- STAIRWAY TO SEVEN: Mike Adams is an example about making good decisions
- Death Listings
Deaths for May 29, 2013
Morgan, Martha A. "Marty" McClelland Morgan, 77, Grove City
Semple, Richard Howard, 55, Irwin Township, formerly of Titusville
Tyson, Betty Ada Nicholas, 91, Grove City, formerly of Pitcairn
Winger, Donald D., 84, Mill Creek Township, formerly of Grove City
- Deaths for May 25, 2013
- Deaths for May 22, 2013
- Deaths for May 18, 2013
- Deaths for May 15, 2013
- Deaths for May 29, 2013