Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Bingo! Drag queens have a full card of charity events

    Bingo! Drag queens have a full card of charity events PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bingo hall at the Penn Hills Volunteer Fire Department is basic, boring and drab, with wood paneling, beige wallpaper and linoleum floors. So comparatively, it’s a veritable supernova of color and sound when a man…

  • Bootmaker uses detective skills at to unearth shoes’ stories

    Bootmaker uses detective skills at to unearth shoes’ stories LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) — In a quiet, second-floor room at Fort Ligonier, surrounded by bins and sealed plastic bags, journeyman boot and shoemaker Brett Walker worked to unravel the mysteries of more than 200-year-old shoe leather. In the parking lot…

  • Tailor-made rescue: WWI jacket found, returned to family

    Tailor-made rescue: WWI jacket found, returned to family CLAYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A World War I soldier’s uniform jacket has been returned to his family in Claysville, a piece of history they never knew existed. Jay Plants of Claysville recently discovered the jacket in a suitcase that had been…

  • Winter Weather Advisory issued December 1 at 3:03AM EST expiring December 2 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Binghamton NY

    Winter Weather Advisory issued December 1 at 3:03AM EST expiring December 2 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Binghamton NY * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected. * WHERE…Northern Oneida, Southern Oneida, Otsego, Delaware…

  • Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts

    Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — A pattern of deception by advisers to President Donald Trump, aimed at covering up Russia-related contacts during the 2016 campaign and transition period, has unraveled bit by bit in criminal cases brought by special counsel Robert…

  • Bio box of former president George H.W. Bush

    Bio box of former president George H.W. Bush NAME — George Herbert Walker Bush, born June 12, 1924. EDUCATION — Yale University, bachelor’s degree in economics. EXPERIENCE — Navy (1942-1945). Founded several oil companies before representing Texas in the U.S. House (1967-71). Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-73). Republican…

  • The Latest: Obamas praise service of former President Bush

    The Latest: Obamas praise service of former President Bush HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 11:58 p.m. Praise is coming in for former President George H.W. Bush from another member of that club. The office of former President…

  • Lawyers: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen deserves no prison

    Lawyers: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen deserves no prison NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer say Michael Cohen deserves no prison time for crimes he committed in an abundance of enthusiasm for his ex-boss. The lawyers said in court papers filed in New York…

  • Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

    Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94 DALLAS (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. The nation’s…

  • Mexico gets 1st leftist leader after 32 years of technocrats

    Mexico gets 1st leftist leader after 32 years of technocrats MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Saturday. The inauguration of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will mark a turning point in one of the world’s most radical experiments in opening markets and…