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Study: Pennsylvania Not Good For Military Retirees

A new study purports to show that Pennsylvania is among the worst states for retired members of the military. The report from WalletHub.com ranks Pennsylvania 46th among the fifty states and the District of Columbia, with only Illinois, Arizona, Indiana, New York and California rated lower. Factors in compiling the list included the number of…

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Berries Advance To D-9 Semifinals On Cyphert’s No-Hitter

Dylan Cyphert fired a no-hitter, and three Cranberry teammates slammed home runs in a six-run sixth inning on Thursday as the Berries (12-1) blanked Oswayo Valley 8-0 in the quarterfinal round of the District 9 Class “A” baseball quarterfinals. Cyphert struck out 17 batters. Kyle Hanna, Noah Hastings and Evan Lutz all homered for the…

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McCutchen, Harrison Lift Bucs To 3-1 Win Over Washington; Volquez Wins Second

Andrew McCutchen was credited with two RBI’s and made a circus catch with two runners on base for the final out of the game, and Josh Harrison tallied two hits and an RBI and made two spectacular outfield plays as the Pittsburgh Pirates opened a four-game home series with a 3-1 victory over Washington on…

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Thursday’s High School Baseball, Softball Playoffs Scores – May 22

High School Baseball And Softball Playoff Scores  -  Thursday, May 22:   District 10 “A” Baseball Semifinals Eisenhower 5, Rocky Grove 0 Union City 7, Lakeview 4   District 9 “A” Baseball Quarterfinals Cranberry 8, Oswayo Valley 0 DuBois Central Catholic  10, Clarion 4 Coudersport 11, Otto-Eldred 5 Elk County Catholic 4, Smethport 2   District…

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Pirates Designate Wandy Rodriguez For Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Thursday that veteran left-hander Wandy Rodrigues has been designated for assignment. The Pirates are expected to call up a pitcher from Indianapolis, probably right-hander Brandon Cumpton (5-1; 1.35 ERA in “AAA”), to fill the vacant spot in their five-man starting rotation, beginning with a starting assignment against the Mets in New…

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More Flood Reports; 12 Evacuated From Island Campground Near Tionesta

Some twelve people were rescued Wednesday night from a campground on Kibbe’s Island near Tionesta. The report was one of many associated with flooding throughout the Allegheny National Forest and further north in New York. No one was harmed because of the floodwaters from the Allegheny River.  All campers were accounted for by the dozens…

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Details Released On Fatal Accident Outside Barkeyville

State Police officials have released their report on a three-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning that took the life of a Polk man. Contrary to early reports, there were injuries sustained by the other drivers. Accident investigators say the crash took place at about 5:35 AM Wednesday on Route 8 in Irwin Township just north of…

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Return Lifeguards To All State Park Beaches

A lawmaker from southcentral Pennsylvania wants to ensure that all public beaches at the Commonwealth’s state parks are covered by lifeguards. State Senator Rob Teplitz, who represents parts of Dauphin and York Counties, said Thursday he is drafting legislation that would once again require certified lifeguards at such beaches. Six years ago, the Department of Conservation…

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Memorial Day Holiday Travel Expected To Increase; Police Enforcement Efforts Expand

Officials at AAA project that Memorial Day holiday weekend travel will increase by about one-and-a-half percent this year. It is estimated that 36.1 million Americans will travel at least fifty miles from home.  AAA spokesperson Jenny Robinson calls that a post-recession high. Travel by Pennsylvania residents should climb by about one-half of one percent.  The…

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Pirates Eke Out 9-8 Home Win Over Baltimore

After squandering leads of 4-0 and 8-6, the Pittsburgh Pirates managed to push across the g0-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning and hold on for a 9-8 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in interleague play Wednesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The teams split the brief two-game series. Tony Sanchez drove…

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