September 22, 1994 |
People are competitive about their garden tomatoes in Greensburg, Pa., my home town. Certainly my dad was. The main rivalry focused on who had the first ripe tomato in town. The second was deciding who grew the most perfect-looking tomato. The third, for which my dad always took the prize, was whose tomatoes tasted best.
April 23, 1992 |
Undefeated heavyweight boxer Michael Moorer maintained his innocence and rejected a plea bargain that called for him to serve a three-to-six-year prison sentence for allegedly punching a police officer in Greensburg, Pa.
November 18, 1995 |
Kmart to Close 7 Stores: The struggling Troy, Mich.-based discount retailer said the stores fell short of profit requirements. The closings will happen at the end of January and result in the loss of 649 jobs. The stores are in Colton, Lompoc, Madera, San Jose and Turlock, Calif., and in Grand Haven, Mich., and Greensburg, Pa. Kmart reported its 11th straight quarter of disappointing earnings on Thursday, with a third-quarter loss of $69 million.
November 18, 1995
Kmart, the struggling Troy, Mich.-based discount retailer, said Friday that it will close seven stores the company said fell short of profit requirements. The closings will happen at the end of January and result in the loss of 649 jobs. The stores are in Colton, Lompoc, Madera, San Jose and Turlock, Calif., and in Grand Haven, Mich., and Greensburg, Pa.
July 26, 1988 |
A top spokesman for the nation's Roman Catholic bishops said today that Martin Scorsese's film, "The Last Temptation of Christ" is "flawed both as theology and cinema." At the same time, however, Bishop Anthony Bosco of Greensburg, Pa., who heads the communications committee of the U.S. Catholic Conference, rejected the Protestant fundamentalist drive to force Universal to abandon the film.
August 7, 1985 |
The U.S. Marshals Service captured escaped fugitive and convicted murderer Bernard Welch today in a suburb of Pittsburgh, the FBI said. The bureau said Welch, convicted for the 1980 shooting death of Washington cardiologist Dr. Michael Halberstam, was apprehended in Greensburg, Pa., by U.S. marshals there. A Greensburg police secretary said officers checking out a car blocking an alley found that the vehicle was stolen and traced the theft to the fugitive.