States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react to this week's carnage at a Texas elementary school, sending a tweet listing the gun control measures the Democratic-controlled state has taken. He finished with: "Your turn Congress." But gun control measures are likely ...

Jersey Shore man charged with false reports

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Jesse Spotts, 27, of 703 Allegheny St., apartment 5, Jersey Shore, was charged with false reports for reporting that a burglary had occurred at his apartment on Jan. 9, but it turned out no such crime had taken place, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police alleged in court papers. He is free on ...

COVID-19 is not over: Local hospitals seeing an increase in cases

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With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, UPMC is continuing to limit access to its health care facilities to patients, identified and approved support persons, staff and essential vendors. Dr. Rutul Dalal, medical director, Infectious Diseases, UPMC in North Central Pa., noted 189 patients ...

Jersey Shore teacher gets nominated for Teacher of the Year


There are many teachers at JSASD, but one of them has shown her amazing ability to both teach and have her students enjoy it. Mrs. Brooke Menzen, ninth-grade ELA teacher has been nominated for the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year award for her outstanding work in the classroom according to a ...