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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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Top Somerset County (Pennsylvania) Articles

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  • Monday Morning Coffee: Shared Sacrifice, Anyone?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is June 6, 2011. The House and Senate are in session for three days this week and 24 days remain until the statutory deadline to pass a new budget. As you might expect, the......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Day After Irene.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're one of the lucky Pennsylvanians who have electricity this Monday morning and you're reading this entry, then welcome, glad you made it through the storm all right. And if you don't have electricity......
  • Rick Santorum: 'I'm ready to lead'

    Rick Santorum: 'I'm ready to lead'
    Rick Santorum launched his White House bid from ancestral turf Monday, imploring an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred to join his fight. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this online article described Ron Paul as a former Texas...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Federal Government Buys Land for Flight 93 Memorial

    Federal Government Buys Land for Flight 93 Memorial
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the government will pay $9.5 million to acquire land so the Flight 93 National Memorial can be built by the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Salazar said Monday that the National Park Service has reached...
  • Government Plans to Build Flight 93 Memorial

    Government Plans to Build Flight 93 Memorial
    The federal government has reached a deal with landowners in western Pennsylvania; they're building the Flight 93 memorial. The government will pay 8 landowners a combined $9.5 million dollars for the land, avoiding the use of eminent domain. Flight 93...
  • Northampton quadruple homicide: 'Some people can't be fixed'

    Gloria Sieber still remembers the chilling coldness in admitted killer Michael Ballard's eyes. It was 1992, and a Lehigh County judge had asked Ballard if he had anything to say to the family of the man he stabbed to death. Ballard, then 19, had...
  • Local Bikers Join America's 9/11 Ride

    Local Bikers Join America's 9/11 Ride
    Motorcycle riders from across Central Pennsylvania left on a journey Thursday to remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Riders left Gettysburg to join the 10th "America's 9-11 Ride", which begins in Somerset County - site of the crash...
  • DEP Issues Drought Warning for 24 Counties;

    DEP Issues Drought Warning for 24 Counties;
    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday issued a drought warning for 24 counties and a drought watch for the remaining 43 counties as precipitation deficits continued to worsen statewide. A drought warning asks residents to...
  • 8th Anniversary of September 11th Remembered in Shanksville

    8th Anniversary of September 11th Remembered in Shanksville
    It's a day of remembrance all across the nation as Americans pay tribute to the victims of the September 11th attacks. Somerset County changed forever when Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville eight years ago. A ceremony will be held there today to...
  • Hundreds Expected at Flight 93 Crash Site in Pa.

    Hundreds Expected at Flight 93 Crash Site in Pa.
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge will be at the western Pennsylvania crash site of Flight 93 for the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Powell will deliver the keynote speech. He will join...