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July 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Three arrested for Trail Welcome Center vandalization

Mayor announces arrests via Facebook Page

Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln said Friday on his Facebook page three were arrested in connection with the vandalization of the Red Caboose Welcome Center near Martin’s. More...

Redevelopment Authority, City Council seeks projects for CDBG grant

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority and Connellsville City Council will hear and discuss potential projects that the city and authority can tackle with the upcoming 2016 Community Development Block Grant. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. More...

News

Girl, 15, killed by lightning while on personal watercraft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A15-year-old girl has died and a woman was hospitalized in critical condition after lightning struck the personal watercraft they were riding across a reservoir straddling the Utah-Wyoming border, authorities said. More...

Black Texas woman seeks unity as white officers investigated

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A black Texas teacher thrown to the ground by a white officer during a traffic stop, and then told by another white officer on the way to jail that blacks have “violent tendencies,” said Friday she is grateful t More...

Cincinnati cop investigated over post slamming white police

CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that said white officers “are looking for a reason to kill a black man.” More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1962, the Telstar 1 satellite transmitted the first live, trans-Atlantic TV broadcast, featuring CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.” (Psalms 23:4 AKJV) The Lord can give us peace even in the most trying of circumstances. More...

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Age is not a barrier to lasik surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K: I would like to have LASIK surgery to treat my nearsightedness. I’m 54 -- is that too old to have this surgery? More...

Police give all-clear in Munich shooting; say suspect dead

MUNICH (AP) — Munich police gave a “cautious all clear” early Saturday morning, more than seven hours after a gunman opened fire in a crowded shopping mall and at a nearby McDonald’s killing nine people and wounding at least 10 others in a rampage au More...

Police: Greenawalt stole vehicle while on the run

A Lemont Furnace man faces additional charges after police said he stole a vehicle while on the run. Lonnie Dean Greenawalt Jr., 36, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief. More...

Circles program to host poverty simulation

The Connellsville Area Circles Program will host a Poverty Simulation event Thursday in connection with Connellsville Area Community Ministries. More...

Obituaries

Barry D. Kramer

Scottdale

Barry D. Kramer, 68, of Scottdale, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 21, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Barry was born April 28, 1948 in Connellsville a son of the late Theodore and Agnes (Siwula) Kramer. More...

Opinion

Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

Another View

Four years ago an Associated Press reporter conducted a little experiment. He walked down a busy street in New York City picking up empty cigarette packages. What he found might be bad news for Pennsylvania. More...

A tale of two Clintons

National Perspective

She is private; he is public. She studies bulging policy briefing books to look prepared; he studies them to look spontaneous. She has the gift of iron discipline; he has the gift of gab. More...

The Iranian side deal: Obama’s hocus will come back to poke us

The American people were lied to about the Iranian nuclear deal. “The administration said repeatedly there were no secret side deals,” John Bolton, our former ambassador to the United Nations, reminded us early Tuesday. “What a surprise. More...

Sports

Mill Run ready for playoffs

Team hopes to shake off 7-11 regular season

The 18-game regular season in the Fayette County Baseball League did not exactly go the way the team from Mill Run had hoped it would. More...

Connellsville All-Stars top West Point

The Connellsville 10- and 11-year-old Little League All- Stars survived an elimination game Friday by defeating West Point, 3-1 in the Section 2 Tournament at West Middlesex Little League. More...

Phillies blank Pirates, 4-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Zach Eflin pitched his first major league shutout in his eighth start and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Friday night at PNC Park. More...

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