| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Businesses near the Somerset Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike are dealing with construction headaches as a $4.5 million project to improve traffic flow and safety began in April.
Currently people traveling to businesses near the intersection...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The revelation came like a bolt of lightening after Tuesday's paper landed on the porch. The late great Watergate figures John Erlichman and H.R. Haldeman may not have had to do 11/2 years in prison, each.
They should have had their defense team make...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Three people will face illegal drug trafficking charges in Somerset County court following a traffic stop Feb. 19 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset Township.
The New York and Ohio residents attended a preliminary hearing Wednesday before...
| Jun 28, 2012
The completion of Route 219 may be two votes and a signature away from reality.
On Thursday the conference committee working on a new transportation bill released its measure, which eliminates a provision that barred the use of toll credits as matching...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:00 PM
If he said it once he said it 100 times — U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster had Route 219 tattooed on his forehead.
Looking in the mirror at that hypothetical tattoo has paid off. On Friday Congress passed a transportation bill that repeals toll credit...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Friday may be remembered as a landmark day in the completion of Route 219.
President Barack Obama signed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act into law Friday. Included in the act is a provision that allows more than $100 billion to be...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Bidding for the excavation project to complete Route 219 from Somerset to Meyersdale could begin as early as this year.
Since the project is already under design, the bidding for the next step — which is the earthwork portion of the project...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Robert L. and Thelma Miller of Somerset are celebrating 60 years of marriage. The couple was married Sept. 12 1952 at the Friedens Lutheran Church by the Rev. Arthur Yeagy.
Born in Friedens, the former Thelma Mae Pile is the daughter of the late...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In trying to understand all the impacts of a relatively new industry in Pennsylvania, it's important those involved are clear about their practices.
Those drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale fields have been dealing with people wondering...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A 65-mile section of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed tonight for an emergency recovery operation between the Breezewood Exit (#161) and the Carlisle Exit (#226) from 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m.
The closure is needed to allow...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Cash paying travelers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be issued a new style ticket beginning Wednesday, Septermber 26, 2012. The new tickets, sporting a different look and feel, will be about 1.75 inches longer and printed on white thermal paper. They...