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Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Feed the children: It breaks our heart to read of the unfortunate children who often are not fed properly once they leave school on Friday. To combat this, retired New Kensington-Arnold educators Joanne Cecchi and Ruth Carson are starting Project SEED to provide qualifying Fort Crawford Elementary students — sadly, more than half of the enrollment — a bag of nonperishable food items after school on Fridays. The Alle-Kiski Valley Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring the effort.

Lights out: We're certainly tired of the frequent power outages in downtown Tarentum and so are our fellow residents and businesses. Friday morning's outage was ridiculous — it took Redcat Power's contractor six hours to fix what was essentially a blown fuse. There were extenuating circumstances, but ...

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