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Trinity’s Joe Koroly grabs a rebound during the first half of Friday night’s game against Mount Pleasant at Peters Township High School.
Trinity’s Joe Koroly grabs a rebound during the first half of Friday night’s game against Mount Pleasant at Peters Township High School.
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Tracks in the snow off South College Street in Washington lead to Washington & Jefferson College’s Old Main.
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Lois Fallon shows a photo of her nephew to Jah’nijah Gaston at Strabane Woods on Thursday. Lemoyne Community Center students passed out handmade valentines to Strabane Woods residents.
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Trucks and a front-end loader block the road to the Malheur Wildlife Refuge at the site of an FBI checkpoint Friday outside of Burns, Ore. The FBI allowed a group of reporters to move nearer to the refuge Friday morning as part of a guided tour. The group was not allowed to enter the refuge, which is now considered a crime scene.
Trucks and a front-end loader block the road to the Malheur Wildlife Refuge at the site of an FBI checkpoint Friday outside of Burns, Ore. The FBI allowed a group of reporters to move nearer to the refuge Friday morning as part of a guided tour. The group was not allowed to enter the refuge, which is now considered a crime scene.
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Music producer Rick Rubin poses at the ninth annual Grammy Week Event honoring him at The Village Recording Studios Thursday in Los Angeles.
Music producer Rick Rubin poses at the ninth annual Grammy Week Event honoring him at The Village Recording Studios Thursday in Los Angeles.
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A file photo of the Coyle Theater in Charleroi, taken before work to restore its exterior.
A file photo of the Coyle Theater in Charleroi, taken before work to restore its exterior.
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Jarod Verkleeren is about to pin Ryan Zeiner of Bethlehem Catholic in the 152-pound bout of the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Team Tournament Friday in Hershey. The fall came at 1:55.
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Charleroi’s Adrianna Gottheld (center) celebrates with teammates after beating Freedom in a WPIAL playoff game Friday at Peters Township High School.
Charleroi’s Adrianna Gottheld (center) celebrates with teammates after beating Freedom in a WPIAL playoff game Friday at Peters Township High School.
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Blaze Kansco of Canon-McMillan uses a cross-face move on Mike Manley of Tunkhannock during their 160-pound bout of the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Team Tournament Friday in Hershey, Kansco won 1-0.
Blaze Kansco of Canon-McMillan uses a cross-face move on Mike Manley of Tunkhannock during their 160-pound bout of the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Team Tournament Friday in Hershey, Kansco won 1-0.
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Exterior of the student union at California University of Pennsylvania
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Sung Kang answers questions during a news conference after finishing the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday in Pebble Beach, Calif.
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Students embrace after leaving campus, Friday in Glendale, Ariz., after two teens were shot Friday at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb. A gun was found near the bodies, police said.
Students embrace after leaving campus, Friday in Glendale, Ariz., after two teens were shot Friday at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb. A gun was found near the bodies, police said.
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Pope Francis, left, reaches to embrace Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill after signing a joint declaration Friday at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba.
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Ben Stiller portrays Derek Zoolander, left, and Owen Wilson portrays Hansel in “Zoolander 2.”
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In this Nov. 14, 2014, photo, Chris Rock accepts the Hollywood comedy film award on stage at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Palladium in Los Angeles. The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when  Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
In this Nov. 14, 2014, photo, Chris Rock accepts the Hollywood comedy film award on stage at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Palladium in Los Angeles. The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when  Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.
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Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Company recently held its annual awards banquet at the fire company social hall. Four members received awards. Fallowfield Township Fire Chief Anthony Fleming, far left, and Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Timothy Solobay, far right, are shown with the winners, from left, Jeff Melvin, Line Officer of the Year; JJ Melvin, Junior Firefighter of the Year; and Brandon Locy, Firefighter of the Year; and kneeling, president Al Ferry, Volunteer of the Year. Olga Woodward also presented the fire company with a donation.
Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Company recently held its annual awards banquet at the fire company social hall. Four members received awards. Fallowfield Township Fire Chief Anthony Fleming, far left, and Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Timothy Solobay, far right, are shown with the winners, from left, Jeff Melvin, Line Officer of the Year; JJ Melvin, Junior Firefighter of the Year; and Brandon Locy, Firefighter of the Year; and kneeling, president Al Ferry, Volunteer of the Year. Olga Woodward also presented the fire company with a donation.
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The Daisytown Athletic Club recently donated money that enabled the West Pike Run Township supervisors to purchase an AED for the township. Participating in the presentation are, front row, from left, Deb Kino, Renee Hadju and Laura Hough; and back row, Herman Bigi, Joe Monovitch, Phil Podroskey, Richard Zahara, Gary Hajdu, Donald Terry, Gary Antol and Rick Molish.
The Daisytown Athletic Club recently donated money that enabled the West Pike Run Township supervisors to purchase an AED for the township. Participating in the presentation are, front row, from left, Deb Kino, Renee Hadju and Laura Hough; and back row, Herman Bigi, Joe Monovitch, Phil Podroskey, Richard Zahara, Gary Hajdu, Donald Terry, Gary Antol and Rick Molish.
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Washington County commissioners proclaimed Feb. 8 “Washington City Mission Day” in honor of the Mission’s 75th year of helping the homeless of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The proclamation noted that “increasing numbers of adults are slipping into the poverty level and reaching retirement age with little or no resources,” precipitating an increase in homelessness. It cited the many poor, working poor and homeless who come to City Mission for assistance. Participating in the presentation are, front row, from left, Wendy Barbeau, Susan Gartland, Dean Gartland, Sally Mounts, all of the City Mission; Commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan; and state Rep. Brandon Neuman, D-North Strabane; and back row, Commissioner Larry Maggi; state Sen. Camera Bartolotta, R-Carroll Township; Commissioner Harlan Shober; and Jerry Oxford of City Mission.
Washington County commissioners proclaimed Feb. 8 “Washington City Mission Day” in honor of the Mission’s 75th year of helping the homeless of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The proclamation noted that “increasing numbers of adults are slipping into the poverty level and reaching retirement age with little or no resources,” precipitating an increase in homelessness. It cited the many poor, working poor and homeless who come to City Mission for assistance. Participating in the presentation are, front row, from left, Wendy Barbeau, Susan Gartland, Dean Gartland, Sally Mounts, all of the City Mission; Commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan; and state Rep. Brandon Neuman, D-North Strabane; and back row, Commissioner Larry Maggi; state Sen. Camera Bartolotta, R-Carroll Township; Commissioner Harlan Shober; and Jerry Oxford of City Mission.
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Joe Stromei, vice president of treasury management at Dollar Bank, recently presented a $20,000 contribution to the Washington County Community Foundation’s ESO Fund. The ESO Fund awards scholarships to needy families for nonpublic kindergarten through 12th-grade programs via the Commonwealth’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. To date, WCCF has awarded more than $362,000 in ESO Fund scholarships to students from needy families. Stromei, left, poses with administrators and students at John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Washington.
Joe Stromei, vice president of treasury management at Dollar Bank, recently presented a $20,000 contribution to the Washington County Community Foundation’s ESO Fund. The ESO Fund awards scholarships to needy families for nonpublic kindergarten through 12th-grade programs via the Commonwealth’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. To date, WCCF has awarded more than $362,000 in ESO Fund scholarships to students from needy families. Stromei, left, poses with administrators and students at John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Washington.
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In this June 2008 photo, an Etch A Sketch drawing made by artist Andy Kingston depicts a rural farm scene in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
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Fifty students in grades four through eight competed in West Greene School District’s spelling bee Feb. 5. Teacher Jeffrey Polander, who coordinated the spelling bee, stands with the top three spellers, from left, Hunter Guthrie, first place; Piper Whitlatch, second place; and Morgan McCready, third place. The students were awarded plaques and a cash prize. Hunter, a three-time champion, will compete at Robert Morris University March 12 in the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee.
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State Sen. Camera Bartolotta addresses the legislative luncheon sponsored by League of Women Voters of Washington County Friday at Citizens Library in Washington.
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Clara Santucci of the United States crosses the finish line during the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Chicago. Santucci finished sixth in the women's race with a time of 2:32:21. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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Ryan Mayfield, a Waynesburg University senior art major from Carmichaels, holds some of the 200 colorful ceramic puzzle pieces he hopes will generate donations for autism-affiliated groups.
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