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Wind Chills Cause School Delays

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Wind Chills Cause School Delays

Due to extreme wind chills, the Armstrong School District is operating on a two hour delay today. National Weather Service forecasters predict wind chills could reach negative 20 degrees in the higher elevations – which can quickly produce frostbite on exposed skin. Orphans of the Storm animal shelter in Rayburn Township has a few tips…

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Local Churches Pack Meals for African Nation

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Local Churches Pack Meals for African Nation

by Saundra McKee A total of 30,024 meals packed by over 80 volunteers at Leechburg’s United Methodist Church from eight area churches were sent to Uganda, one of many desperately poor African nations.  Most of the meals are given to schools for children who see education as their only hope out of dire poverty.  For…

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