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June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

As pot comes out of black market, regulators face scrutiny

DENVER (AP) — Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. More...

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. More...

Uniontown Hospital offers sign-on special for RNs

Uniontown Hospital will launch a Friends and Family Sign-on Special in July and August for direct patient care RNs, as the facility looks to boost staffing levels during unprecedented growth.  More...

Opinion

Newspaper says credibility is key

(AP) – We see it every day. People are saying anything they want on any subject without any concern about whether it is true or not. And there are no repercussions. We would be surprised if you disagreed. More...

Personalities, policies clash in Cuba

WASHINGTON – Once upon a time, there were two fiercely ambitious brothers in Cuba – but the two men were very, very different.  More...

Truth should always be protected

(AP) – “In wartime,” said Winston Churchill, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.”  All well and good, but today in President Donald Trump’s Washington, truth during More...

Sports

Kiski Valley nips Mt. Pleasant, 2-1

Some losses can be easier to take than others. Unfortunately for the Mt. Pleasant Legion team, Wednesday’s setback won’t be an easy one to just forget.  In a battle between two evenly-matched teams, Mt. More...

Fleury selected by Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall.  Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and veter More...

Pirates beaten by Brewers, 4-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Domingo Santana hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Hudson in the seventh inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.   More...

Art on the Yough will feature kids’ activities, musical entertainment

History at one end, art at the other – that’s what visitors to Yough River Park will find this weekend.  Art on the Yough will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Mt. Pleasant School Board adopts budget with 2.2-mill tax hike

The Mt. Pleasant Board of School Directors voted on the 2017-18 budget at Wednesday night’s meeting, including a 2.2 mill tax increase to balance the budget. The final vote was 7-2 with Warren Leeder and George Hare voting no. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth E. Fullem

Normalville

Kenneth E. Fullem, 70, of Normalville, died early Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017, in the comfort of his home.  Ken was born June 25, 1946, a son of the late Jack Fullem Sr. More...

Robert B. Layman

Melcroft

Robert Blaine “Moose” Layman, 67, of Melcroft, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at his home, while surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Aug. More...

William H. Owens

Scottdale

William H. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness on you.” (Hosea 10:12 AKJV)  This is what we need today. More...

Antibacterial products offer no resistance to viruses

Dear Doctor: Can you settle an argument in our family? Ever since the Ebola virus hit the news, my aunt has been using antibacterial products for everything. She even had the kitchen walls coated with antibacterial paint! More...

Valley Dairy Restaurant now open in Mt. Pleasant plaza

Take time to visit the new location of the Valley Dairy Restaurant, 930 Countryside Plaza, Mt. Pleasant, next door to County Market.  Kid Stitch is ongoing from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24. More...

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