All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2013 5 Ways moms can protect the environment Today’s kids are growing up in a very different world than the one their parents inhabited as youngsters. One of the biggest differences between now and then is that kids growing up in the 21st century are being taught to embrace eco-friendly activities and lifestyles on a far broader scale than their parents were. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:46:00 EST NTSB releases report on fatal plane crash A witness to last month’s fatal plane crash at Washington County Airport saw the aircraft flying low and “wobbling” moments before it turned hard left and nose-dived into the ground near the runway, a preliminary accident report revealed. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:02:00 EST Wreck, spill close Canton roads A crash early Monday involving a tractor-trailer and two fracking trucks has closed the intersection of Route 18 (Henderson Avenue) and Hewitt Avenue and Oak Grove Road. Drivers are being warned to avoid the area. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:27:00 EST God knows your mistakes Sometimes I make mistakes but God chastises me, forgives me, and starts me all over again. Sometimes my daughter will experiment with her personality’s likes and dislikes, but God brings her back to who He wants her to be and she is thankful. Sometimes my son has strange experiences being a young man in the music business, but he’ll... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:50:00 EST Washington's Bergman is boxing's best-kept secret Jason Bergman sits at the table with Jack Conway in the crowded restaurant discussing what's in his future as he picks at a quesadilla. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:25:00 EST Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates PITTSBURGH – The Pirates aren’t accustomed to seeing closer Jason Grilli struggle. They are, however, plenty familiar with Ryan Braun punishing them. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:05:00 EST Pivotal Game 3 awaits with Pens, CBJ tied at 1-1 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:04:00 EST Boston race makes room for those affected by bombs BOSTON – “I need to run.” Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:04:00 EST Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov WASHINGTON – Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:04:00 EST Prizefighter Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76 Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:04:00 EST NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) – John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA’s successful moon landing in 1969, died. He was 95. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:21:00 EST Local trophy shop survives and thrives Chuck Ealy laughed the easy laugh that is his trademark – even more than the shiny things in his shop. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:11:00 EST Dog comforts children awaiting court appearances Court proceedings can be both mystifying and nerve-wracking for adults. Children may be even more discombobulated, and hearings, for any number of reasons, may not take place as scheduled, causing delays that may increase participants’ anxiety. This is no one’s idea of a tail-wagging good time. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:10:00 EST Mystery solved Two inches of rain fell on this corner of Southwestern Pennsylvania over that weekend, and Monday morning, March 6, 1967, the rain turned to snow. By evening, streams were overflowing their banks and the Monongahela River was heading for its highest level ever. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:03:00 EST Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom PITTSBURGH – After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia said they’re now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica shale oil and gas boom. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:01:00 EST