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Abding Missions Emergency Warming Center To Open Sunday Morning PITTSBURGH - The Abiding Missions emergency warming center will open on Sunday morning at 7:30 until 3:00 p.m. The center is located at 731 Excelsior Street in Allentown. Abiding Missions provides food, clothing, and hygiene products to those in need.

FBI Asking For Help In Locating A Missing Winnie The Pooh Watercolor Painting The painting is the work of E. Shepard, who was asked to illustrate the popular series of children's books in the 1920s. "This National Winnie the Pooh Day, help the #FBI find Ernest H. Shepard's stolen watercolor featuring the most famous bear in the Hundred Acre Wood," the FBI tweeted Saturday on National Winnie the Pooh Day.

Turnovers Haunt West Virginia In 84-68 Loss To Kansas State Turnovers proved costly for West Virginia as they committed 18 and Kansas State scored 28 off those mistakes. Kansas State shot 59% from the field and held the Mountaineers to 45%. The Wildcats hit nine 3's while West Virginia had 41 bench points.

Looking back at 10 years of Downtown Arts This is where Shavertown native Jaime Verazin, before she made it to Broadway, shimmied up a pillar dressed like Peter Pan.

9-Year-Old Creates Portraits Of Celebrities With Rubik's Cubes Benjamin Russo has dyslexia but he isn't letting that keep him from showing the artistic talents he possesses.

Bill Jones: It's important to remember we are all connected For nearly 20 years now, Santa has brought us a jigsaw puzzle for Christmas. This has become one of our family's favorite holiday traditions and I have written about it in the past. Every Christmas, after our meal is finished and the table gets cleared, we spread out the puzzle pieces and begin to put it together.

UPDATE: Interstate 80 Re-Opens After Crash Involving Multiple Tractor-Trailers - Interstate 80 West has re-opened in Clarion County after a crash involving multiple tractor trailers. Clarion County 9-1-1 said the call came in at 8:43 a.m. on Saturday for an accident on I-80 West near Exit 62. Clarion Fire and Hose Company No.

Lamar Stevens Scores 24 Points, Penn State Upsets No. 20 Ohio State 90-76 20 Ohio State 90-76 on Saturday. Myreon Jones scored 20 points, Seth Lundy added 12 and Myles Dread had 10 for the Nittany Lions who snapped a three-game losing streak. Duane Washington Junior had 20 points, Kaleb Wesson scored 19 points and Andre Wesson added 12 for the Buckeyes who lost for the fifth time in six games.

Johnson Scores 20, Pitt Drills Reeling North Carolina 66-52 PITTSBURGH - Xavier Johnson scored 20 points, Ryan Murphy added 13 and Pittsburgh completed a season sweep of North Carolina with a 66-52 victory over the reeling Tar Heels on Saturday. Pitt needed less than 10 minutes to build a double-digit lead and never let the sloppy Tar Heels get back in it.

Scholarship Fund Planned For Missing Ohio Teen Found Dead PORT CLINTON, Ohio - A business owner and a volunteer search organizer are creating a scholarship fund in the name of an Ohio teen who went missing for weeks and was found dead inside the chimney of an unoccupied home.

PennDOT Lifts Travel Restrictions On Drivers, Ban Of Certain Vehicles From Roadways With incoming ice and sleet expected for Sunday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is imposing temporary limits on trucks and vehicles on Interstates 86 and 90.

Girl Struck By Port Authority Bus, Sent To Hospital In Critical Condition OAKLAND - A Port Authority bus struck a girl walking near Fifth Avenue at DeSoto Street at the University of Pittsburgh's campus Saturday. The accident happened a little after 12:00 p.m., according to a Port Authority spokesperson. The victim was taken to UPMC Presbyterian, and she is in critical condition.

Beaver County 'Snow Shovel Riding Championship' Annual Event Canceled BEAVER COUNTY - It was announced this past Thursday that the 2020 Beaver County Snow Shovel Riding Championship, slated for Saturday, was canceled for the year. The Beaver County Director of Recreation, Tim Ishman, said that officials hope to schedule the event for one of the first weekends in February 2021.

Man Sentenced For Punching Trump Protester Outside Rally CINCINNATI - A Kentucky man who punched a protester outside of an August rally for President Donald Trump in Cincinnati was sentenced Friday to 120 days in jail. The sentencing comes after a jury in Cincinnati earlier this month found Dallas Frazier, 30, of Georgetown, guilty of misdemeanor assault.

GOP Eyes Shakeup Of Pennsylvania's Democratic-Majority Court - For the first time in three decades, Republicans in Pennsylvania are facing the redrawing of legislative and congressional districts without a friendly state Supreme Court majority to referee disputes but perhaps not for long.

Your view: A few facts about Democrats and war In response to President Donald Trump being called a war monger, I want to offer a few facts. - World War I: Germany never attacked the United States. Democrat President Woodrow Wilson sent troops to Europe to fight the Germans. - World War II: Germany never attacked the United States.

Inheriting the fine china? Many younger folks say no thanks Last summer, I cleaned out the house where my Grandma lived for 60 years. Every nook and cranny was filled with something - papers, mugs, old photographs, knickknacks, furniture. There were also two complete sets of Johann Haviland china, from plates and platters to an ornate coffee pot.

Liz Weston: How to have a 'no regrets' retirement Most retirees regret not saving more. A 2018 study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found 73% wish they'd put aside more money on a consistent basis, and half felt they waited too long to get serious about retirement saving. But retirement is about more than the balance in your 401.

Tractor Trailer Crash Closes Westbound Lanes On I-80 CLARION - All lanes are closed westbound on I-80 between Exit 64 and 60, according to the National Weather Service. A multi-vehicle crash near Clarion involving at least 4 tractor trailers has closed off traffic between Exit 64: PA 66 South - New Bethlehem / Clarion and Exit 60: PA 66 North - Shippenville.

BREAKING NEWS: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Shuts Down I-80 Westbound - A tractor-trailer rollover has shut down a portion of Interstate 80 West in Clarion County. Clarion County 9-1-1 said the call came in at 8:43 a.m. on Saturday for an accident on I-80 westbound near Exit 62. Clarion Fire and Hose Company No. 1, Shippenville Ambulance, Clarion Hospital EMS, and PSP Clarion were dispatched to the scene.

Bonnie Kuntz Bonnie L Kuntz, 76, of Bells Landing, originally of Buffalo, NY, was received into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on January 12, 2020, at Penn Highlands Dubois, after a lengthy illness. Bonnie is proceeded in death by her father Robert Greis, mother Elva Greis, and a brother Robert "Bobby" Greis.

She was told not to open a Black-owned bookstore in Fishtown. She's doing it anyway. She was told not to open a Black-owned bookstore in the mostly-white neighborhood. She’s doing it anyway.

Carl Vincent Puleo Carl Vincent Puleo, a compassionate, loving and devoted son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and resident of Hamden, formerly of Madison, died December 29, 2019, in Hartford, Connecticut.

World's Largest Snickers Bar Is The Size Of 43,000 Single-Size Candy Bars Put Together This Snickers bar is a chocolate addict's fantasy - and a health enthusiast's nightmare. Weighing in at more than 4,700 pounds and measuring two feet high and 26 inches wide, the Guinness Book of World Records declared Waco, Texas, as the home to the world's largest Snickers bar Thursday.

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