Obama jokes about aging during 2nd term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama joked Saturday that the years are catching up to him and he’s not “the strapping young Muslim socialist” he used to be. Obama poked fun at himself as well as some of…
Superstorm Sandy

Key figures on Superstorm Sandy, 6 months later

Superstorm Sandy, a hybrid of a hurricane and two cold-weather systems, struck on Oct. 29, concentrating most of its fury on New Jersey, New York and Connecticut and becoming one of the most expensive storms in history. Six…

Growth of online schools sparks funding debate

WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Connections Academy doesn’t feel like a typical public school. Its teacher work from closely spaced cubicles, not classrooms, a……

Tests near Ohio cancer cluster planned for park

GREEN SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — Testing is being planned for a closed Ohio park near an area of northern Ohio where cancer has sickened dozens of children for more than a decad……

Governor: Pa. plant decision probably next year

MONACA, Pa. (AP) — Officials say an oil company’s decision on whether to build a proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania may be pushed back to next……
Hubbard Business Fire Rekindles

Business Fire Rekindles

A Hubbard Township police officer called the fire in just after 4 a.m. on Saturday. The building was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.…

Philly crews battle 3-alarm fire in warehouse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire crews have managed to gain control of a three-alarm fire in a vacant warehouse in north Philadelphia. No injuries have been reported. Crews we……

Ohio State says rowers’ team under suspension

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University’s club crew team has until Tuesday to appeal a suspension for alleged hazing and other student-code violations. Th……

Pa. beer laws adding volatility to liquor debate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Where you can buy beer in Pennsylvania will be the subject of debate in the coming weeks in the state Senate, pitting profit-seeking businesses a……

Defendant in Ohio fraud case fighting charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans is mounting a vigorous defense on hi……

Road dedication honors OH Marine killed in Iraq

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dedication of a portion of a highway in southwest Ohio is honoring a U.S. Marine from Ohio who was killed in Iraq in 2005. The Cincinnati Enquirer (http……

Tentative agreement reached in OH school strike

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Striking teachers in a Cleveland suburb have reached a tentative agreement with the school board that would return them to the classroom if i……

Death penalty sought in central Pa. slaying

COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in central Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having killed his estranged wife’s new……

Kids fly free Saturday at Ohio event

HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — Parents who are up in the air about what to do with their children Saturday in southwest Ohio can send them on a free flight. The Highland County Pil……