If you live in non-metro or rural America, you’ve been left behind by the economic boom cycle that came after the Great Recession. You also endured a more severe recession than people who live in bigger cities.

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If you live in non-metro or rural America, you’ve been left behind by the economic boom cycle that came after the Great Recession. You also endured a more severe recession than people who live in bigger cities.

Four years ago, when Carnegie-Mellon University’s Remaking Cities Institute crafted what would become the Vision2025 Framework, they interviewed hundreds of community members and facilitated a dozen public workshops. Out of this community planning process, CMU identified Johnstown’s riverwal…

The 2019 fall season of high school sports is winding down. It is Week 10 in football with the playoffs on the horizon while PIAA Championships for golf and team tennis are set to get underway on Monday. The District 6 soccer championships get started on Tuesday while District 5 begins on Wednesday.

It has often been said that no one notices your long snapper on the gridiron unless something goes awry. But former Berlin Brothersvalley football player Ryan Landis was in the limelight over the weekend for an entirely different reason. Landis, a 5-foot-9, 200-pound long snapper for Frostburg State, received an award prior to the Bobcats homecoming contest against Urbana. 

St. Francis sophomore forward Leanna Choo scored two goals, while senior forward Alyssa McGhee added a goal to give St. Francis (4-6-1, 3-1 NEC) a 3-1 win over Wagner (4-7-1, 2-1-1 NEC) on Sunday at Hameline Field.

Of the numerous reasons Trump haters offer for their hatred of the president, the criticism over his withdrawal of the Iran deal is among the most difficult to follow. That these critics blame Donald Trump for Iran’s recent aggressive behavior is even more bizarre.

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The Monday Night Football match-up between the 0-3 Steelers and the similarly win-challenged Cincinnati Bengals is worth watching if only to see how the broadcasters can spin this as a worthwhile expenditure of prime television broadcast time.

How much credibility should we give to a 16-year-old when considering her qualifications to lecture adults about science and an end-of-the-world scenario?

“Slow Learner” was the title of a novel by Thomas Pynchon, with a hefty dose of irony. I never thought I’d apply it to a self-anointed newspaper of record, The New York Times

Our country needs to move toward sectoral bargaining for workers, where employees try to organize and bargain wages and benefits on a national basis, as is done in many advanced democracies. Organizing and bargaining with one particular, usually local, business of a giant chain doesn’t work.

This year I celebrated the 59th anniversary of my 21st birthday and turned 80. It seems like yesterday that I was young, graduating from high school, getting married and embarking on my life’s journey.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Joe, 10 A.M. George E. Mason Funeral Home, Inc. Davidsville visitation 9:30 A.M. until service.

Edith L., visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. at Parkview Alliance Church, 148 Chapel Street, St. Michael. Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc.

Nancy A., 10 A.M. Visitation BVM Church. (John Henderson Company Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave.)

Mildred B., 11 A.M. at St. David's Lutheran Church, Davidsville. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Davidsville.