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Bay Transit, the public transportation division of Bay Aging, won’t be the same when longtime driver Phyllis Smith finishes her shift on December 15. Smith, who started driving for Bay Transit on May 17 of 2006, will retire. “She will certainly be missed,” observed Princess Wise, her supervi…

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Pediatric patients could get left out in the cold this Christmas, thanks to the enduring pandemic that continues to imperil the Commonwealth. New standard procedures for many children’s hospitals are being carried out to keep patients safe from further injury. Face to face visits with Santa,…

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After a lot of pushback, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) reversed course on its decision to cancel its annual wreath laying ceremony. The event will proceed, “but it will be handled very differently this year,” said Karen Worcester, executive director of Wreaths Across America.

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Not too long ago, Westmoreland residents Kate Hawkins and her husband found out about an interesting little device that the Westmoreland County Volunteer Fire Department has on hand. What is its use? Very simple, actually: it’s made for getting rings off of fingers when circumstances prevent…

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The holiday season tastes like peppermint, and most of us can't get enough. Peppermint mocha brightens the morning, peppermint ice cream makes us dreamy at night, and cute red-and-white-striped candy canes evoke festive childhood memories during the hours in between.