April 24, 2017


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Searching for a Brighter Greene

Posted on Aug 28th, 2016

WAYNESBURG – Nearly a year ago, hundreds gathered in Greene County Courthouse for a town hall meeting to discuss ideas on how to curb the heroin epidemic that has gripped the region. One of the…

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Harrisburg safety forum: Superintendent rolls out ideas and mayor tackles failing schools

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2014

Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter, center, at the Harrisburg School District's first school/community meeting at Harrisburg High School Thursday night, Nov. 20, 2014. Mark Pynes |…

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Mercyhurst student campaigns against drug use

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

Mercyhurst University student Theresa Laird works on a drug and alcohol awareness project Nov. 12 with members of Mercyhurst Prep's Lead and Seed student group in Mercyhurst Preparatory School's…

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Ford City, Kittanning Police Recognized for Community Safety

Posted on Nov 16th, 2014

Ford City Police Sergeant John Atherton (on right) and Officer Philip Young were proud to receive the police department’s 11th consecutive safety award from AAA yesterday. From The Kittanning…

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Participants invited to be links in community safety chain

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

From GoErie.com. Darlene Piotrowski is asking residents of Erie and Millcreek Township to put their hands together in support of a safe community. Piotrowski, community justice officer for Erie…

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PA College Bans Marijuana Despite Decriminalization

Posted on Oct 5th, 2014

Photo: Bryan Y.W. Shin at the English language Wikipedia. From High Times. Although the City of Philadelphia recently passed an ordinance to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession,…

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Members of state AG office lead Internet safety program at Keystone Oaks

Posted on Sep 28th, 2014

From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Do you know your child’s passwords for their social media accounts?” Philip Little asked a small audience attending a presentation on children’s activities…

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Montgomery County DA touts anti-bullying, anti-suicide program

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

John Halligan, with Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman, Sheriff Russell Bono and Kevin Steele, first assistant to the district attorney, speaks about bullying, cyber-bullying, teen…

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Aninsman Receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Posted on Aug 31st, 2014

The Pennsylvania police officer has focused on the plight of veterans with PTSD who run afoul of the law. From Business Wire. CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andrew Aninsman, of the…

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Casey Introduces Bill to Combat Dangerous Trend of Cough Syrup Abuse Among Teens

Posted on Nov 12th, 2012

From: Robert P. Casey, Jr. United States Senator for Pennsylvania Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Casey’s Bipartisan Legislation Will Restrict Sale of Drug to Minors WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator…

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