Local News

WorkCampers to Provide Free Home Repairs in Philipsburg Area

PHILIPSBURG – Approximately 200 adult and youth volunteers from across the country will be arriving at the Philipsburg-Osceola High School on Sunday to participate in the Philipsburg Group Workcamp 2014. The Workcamp is scheduled for Monday through Friday of next week. It...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

National News

One killed, two injured in PA. hospital shooting incident

News Room Administrators Staff Philadelphia, PA, United States (NewsBahn) – A gunman is reportedly in critical condition after a Thursday afternoon shooting incident at Mercy Wellness Center of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby. Richard Plotts, of Upper Darby, Pa. is the...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014
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Crime

GantDaily.com Police Blotter

State police at DuBois On Tuesday, unknown individuals allegedly engaged in electronic communication via Twitter and distributed inappropriate pictures to a 14-year-old Reynoldsville girl. State police at Ridgway A hit-and-run accident occurred Tuesday on Scotland Street east of...
Posted On 24 Jul 2014

Business

AIA Group Ltd. new-business value up 23 percent to record $792M

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hong Kong, China (4E) – Insurance firm AIA Group Ltd.’s new-business value, a gauge of the company’s profitability, rose 23 percent in the first half of 2014, boosted by huge demand in China and Hong...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014
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Health

UPMC-Developed Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients

PITTSBURGH – The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI),...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

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