2023 Scottdale Election Results

  SOUTHMORELAND SCHOOL BOARD (Vote for 5) John R. Eutsey 1,927 Richard Grabiak 1,808 Scott D. Olsen 1,591 Samuel J. Accipiter 1,590 Catherine F. Fike 1,468 Michelle Williams 1,259 Bud Santimyer 1,196 Tony Lizza 1,106 Write-In 79 SCOTTDALE COUNCIL 1st Ward Cherri Rogers 132 Andy Pinskey 132 Write-In – 2 2 2nd Ward Mary Yeager 179 Tracey Prather 173 Write-In 4 3rd Ward Don Stansak – 117 117 Write-In – 59 59 4th Ward Michael…

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No Impact to Drinking Water from East Palestine Train Derailment

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Pennsylvania American Water’s sources of drinking water for the communities it serves in western Pennsylvania do not come from the Ohio River. Conditions in the Ohio River have not impacted the water quality of these sources of supply following a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, earlier this month, and there is no possibility of impacted tributaries running into our upstream sources of supply. Despite the fact that there is no geographic connection of our water…

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What the Devil is Going On?

The silence is deafening. It has been for the last few years. At what point will common folks at least discuss or accept what has happened to our country since the beginning of covid? Trying to get meaningful explanations of current events is, for all intents and purposes, useless, if you are still using the alphabet channels for your information.  The bias is frightening.  There have been many events that have occurred lately that have…

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I Don’t Want to Take My Kids Back to That

by JAKE JOHNSON Common Dreams “None of us have the money to completely start over somewhere,” said one resident. “We’re not going to have a choice but to take our children back to that place, and it’s not fair. Residents of East Palestine, Ohio are voicing alarm and mistrust of officials after a 150-car train carrying hazardous materials—including vinyl chloride—crashed in their small town, prompting emergency evacuations and a “controlled release” of chemicals into the…

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I Have to Check My FaceMash Feed…….

Now is the time for totally useless information. Everyone is familiar with the ‘time wasting’, ‘soul sucking’ application Facebook, but are you are aware that the birth of Facebook was preceded by a website called FaceMash? FaceMash was created in the dorm room of Mark Zuckerberg in October of 2003. The original concept was to ‘mash’ photos of two females together, and then users visiting the website would ‘vote’ to determine which female was ‘hotter’.…

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How the “Unvaccinated” Got it Right

Authored by Robin Koerner via the Brownstone Institute Scott Adams is the creator of the famous cartoon strip, Dilbert. It is a strip whose brilliance derives from close observation and understanding of human behavior. Some time ago, Scott turned those skills to commenting insightfully and with notable intellectual humility on the politics and culture of our country. Like many other commentators, and based on his own analysis of evidence available to him, he opted to…

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Stan Gordon: The Elusive Bigfoot

Stan Gordon has over 40 years of experience investigating unexplained phenomena. He has appeared on numerous television and radio shows and is recognized as one of the premier experts on UFO’s, Bigfoot, Cryptids, and unexplained events. Mr. Gordon will be at the Scottdale Public Library on March 23, 2023 at 6:00pm to hold an informational seminar about the elusive Bigfoot. Spaces usually go quick for Stan’s seminars so be sure to click the link below…

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Mid Penn Bank Seeks Applicants for Anna Woodside Scholarship

Mid Penn Bank (the “Bank”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (Nasdaq: MPB), is seeking applicants for its Anna Woodside Scholarship. The scholarship will recognize four outstanding Pennsylvania high school seniors, awarding each $1,000 for college tuition costs. “This scholarship was established in the name of Anna Woodside, who was a huge influence on both the Central Pennsylvania community and to Mid Penn Bank for more than 75 years,” said Mid…

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Davanzo to Offer District Services in Scottdale

WESTMORELAND – In response to mapping changes to the 58th Legislative District, Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) announced that a member of his staff will be available weekly at the Scottdale Public Library every Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 18. “In the district, providing constituents assistance with state government issues is one of my highest priorities and my staff is knowledgeable and efficient,” Davanzo said. “As I work hard to eliminate bureaucracy…

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Virtual Visit – Miniature Railroad & Village – Carnegie Science Center

A few years ago (before the scamdemic), we had a small section of this website we called ‘Staycations’.  It was simply a photo gallery of interesting things and places in Western Pennsylvania. Everything we included were short ‘daytrips’ around the area. For those folks that are unable to make these short journeys, we posted galleries of photos that would let you enjoy the sites without having to leaves your homes. These same photos might help…

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