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YMCA Swimming The Warren YMCA Dolphins held their last home meet of the season against the County Blue Dolphins on Saturday. The boys won 259-191 while the girls lost 373-158. Girls 5-8 50 meter Freestyle: 3. E. Dustin 1:03.82, 4. A. Cradduck 1:05.46 9-10 200 meter Freestyle: ...

Foe to friend

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SUNRISE, Fla. — Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have played dozens of regular-season and playoff games against each other since breaking into the NHL together in 2005. The longtime rivals and respective captains of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals have also shared the ice at ...

‘An amazing gig’

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Kody Vega was a standout football and basketball player at Warren Area High School. He hadn’t attended his first class as a freshman at Mercyhurst University before he decided he couldn’t stay away from high school sports. Vega became a PIAA basketball official. “I wanted to really ...

Warren falls to Franklin in Region 6

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FRANKLIN — Franklin’s 24-8 third quarter helped the Knights pull away from Warren in a 69-48 Region 6 basketball matchup on Friday at Franklin Area High School. Jalen Wood connected on two of his four 3-pointers in the third quarter after the Dragons trailed by just four points at the ...

NHL takes skill showcase outside

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SUNRISE, Fla. — Sidney Crosby got dunked into a tank of water, Nick Suzuki holed a golf ball with a hockey stick and the NHL made hockey an outdoor sport for its skills showcase in South Florida. Two new events outside in the sun highlighted the league’s annual skills competition at ...

Kids enhance any nature walk


In a hole in a tree, there lived a bird. It was not a dusty, cramped beetle hole, filled with sawdust and bug bits, nor was it a large, windy, woodpecker hole exposed to the elements: it was a bluebird hole, and that means comfort. This Tolkien-inspired thought struck me today as I was taking ...