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October 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Breakiron explains digital marketing to Rotary Club

Zack Breakiron, marketing director at Ford Business Machines Inc., recently addressed the Rotary Club of Connellsville about digital marketing and social media strategies.  More...

News

Music fills the air at Bullskin Heritage Days Festival

Members of band Lonesome, Lost and Foggy perform at the Bullskin Heritage Days Festival at the stage built in the front of the old iron furnace. More...

No joke: TV host Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON (AP) — No joke: David Letterman yukked it up on late-night TV longer than anyone else. More...

French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100

PARIS (AP) — Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On this date

Today is Monday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2017. There are 69 days left in the year. In 1864, forces led by Union Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis repelled Confederate Maj. Gen. Sterling Price’s army in the Civil War Battle of Westport in Missouri. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Everson to clean up Everson Borough will hold its fall clean-up today. All items must be at the curb the night before the event. More...

Husband’s cholesterol level prompts wife to question statin need

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: At our last checkups, my husband’s LDL was 147, and his HDL was 70. He doesn’t know his total cholesterol. My LDL was 157, my HDL 77, and my total cholesterol was 254. But only my husband was prescribed a statin. More...

Mt. Pleasant man dies after he was ejected from motorcycle

A Mt. Pleasant man died Friday evening when he was thrown from his motorcycle after he struck a vehicle at the intersection of Route 31 and Laurelwood Lane in Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County.  More...

Bullskin celebrates Heritage Days Festival

Chloie Eutsey, 7, of Bullskin Township selects a prize offered by Sharon Phillips of Friedens during an informational scavenger hunt Sunday at the Bullskin Heritage Days Festival. More...

CASD administrators, city police probe written threat at high school

Connellsville Area School District administrators, school police and Connellsville City police are investigating a written threat that was found Friday in a girls’ bathroom at the senior high school.  Dr. More...

Obituaries

Clara L. Kern

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Clara Lou Murphy Kern, 84, of Verona, formerly of Greensburg and Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. More...

Ella ‘Gertie’ Thorpe

FORMERLY OF MILL RUN

Ella Gertrude “Gertie” Thorpe, 88, Cookeville, Tenn., formerly of Mill Run, passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in Cookeville.  She was born Aug. More...

Kathryn Van Nosdeln

OHIOPYLE

Kathryn “Flip” Van Nosdeln, 79, of Ohiopyle, PA went home to be with the Lord on Oct. More...

Opinion

GOP state committee member responds to Mahoney’s letters

Letter to the Editor

I am writing to respond to Tim Mahoney’s recent letters, which are purposely filled with misinformation to mislead residents. I also wanted to provide readers with the true facts and some background surrounding the issues he raised.  More...

W.Va. voters approve new roads, bridges

(AP) –– Less than two weeks ago, voters in West Virginia overwhelmingly approved new and better roads and bridges for the Mountain State with passage of the “Roads to Prosperity” bond amendment.  The message from state vo More...

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Sports

Falcons fall to Tigers in OT, 1-0

The Connellsville boys soccer team went toe to toe with one of the titans of WPIAL, but North Allegheny proved to just be too much in extra time in their WPIAL Class 4A playoff showdown.  The No. More...

Southmoreland volleyball team playing well as playoffs approach

When Allison Sherbondy was a freshman volleyball player at Southmoreland High School, she listed making the WPIAL playoffs as one of her goals. More...

Vikings take down EF

The Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team started the WPIAL Class AA playoffs with a bang as the third-seeded Vikings (15-2) notched a 5-1 victory over the 14th-seeded Elizabeth Forward Warriors (8- 10-1) on Saturday at Norwin High School.  More...

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