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New management to take over city Community Center

The Greater Connellsville Area Community Center (GCACC) will be moving under a different umbrella of management after Connellsville city council voted Tuesday evening to terminate the current lease.  More...

News

Head of firm behind Trump dossier won’t talk to House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founder of a political research firm that was behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s connections to Russia refused to speak to two House committees during a closed-door interview Tuesday.&n More...

Delayed Obama for-profit fraud protection ordered into force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy that will make it easier for them to get their student loans forgiven.  More...

Trump escalates his attacks on Fed saying ‘My biggest threat’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up his attacks on the Federal Reserve, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that the Fed is “my biggest threat” because he thinks it’s raising interest rates too quickly.  More...

Opinion

Let’s work to tamp down anger in U.S.

(AP) –– We fear for our country. More...

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For House GOP, midterm pickup changes in election are important

It’s been noted a million times that Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take control of the House of Representatives in next month’s midterm elections. Nearly all analysis has focused on how many seats Republicans might lose.  More...

Sports

Mikes beat Gators to win section

Tuesday night marked the second time this season that the Geibel and Carmichaels volleyball teams engaged in a five-set match that could have gone either way.  And just like the first match at Carmichaels, the Mikes were able to pull out the vic More...

Revamped Steelers secondary still a work in progress

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s a certain kind of joyful mundaneness to Terrell Edmunds’ first job out of college.  The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety is typically up before dawn and at the team’s training facility by 7 a.m More...

Connellsville gets soccer, hockey wins

Callie Cunningham scored a goal with 14 seconds left in the match as the Connellsville girls soccer team defeated host Gateway, 2-1 in a non-section match on Tuesday. More...

Vanderbilt homicide suspect charged with theft

A Dawson man who is accused with three others of killing a man last month in Vanderbilt has been charged with theft.  Roy William Aller Jr., 20, of 1801 Banning Road, Dawson, stole a green canoe on Aug. More...

Investment strategist says he expects economic growth to continue in 2019

Mark Luschini is expecting positive economic growth in 2019.  Luschini, chief investment strategist for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and president and chief investment officer for Janney Capital Management in Pittsburgh, spoke about the economy a More...

City man accused of hospital threats waives right to hearing

A Connellsville man who police said threatened a mass shooting at Uniontown Hospital this year waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday in Uniontown.  Brian Swank, 46, of Fairview Avenue, had been scheduled to appear before District More...

Obituaries

Mary L. Geyer

Scottdale

Mary Louise Geyer, 89, of Scottdale, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at her residence, with her loving family at her bedside.  Mary Louise was born Nov. 6, 1928, in East Huntingdon Township, a daughter of the late Raymond J. More...

Michael J. Grego

Vanderbilt

Michael J.”Mickey” Grego, 92, of Vanderbilt, passed away Saturday, Oct.13, 2018, in Amber House, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born July 24, 1926, in Homer City, a son of the late Michael A. and Barbara (Novosel) Grego.  More...

Anna R. Heck

Scottdale

Anna R. (Barkley) Heck, 91, of Scottdale, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Amber House, Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-2 Night: 2-6  Pick 3 Day: 2-1-8 Night: 0-5-0  Pick 4 Day: 1-4-6-2 Night: 8-6-9-6  Pick 5 Day: 5-5-1-8-8 Night: 5-0-3-4-0  Wild Day: 8 Night: 5   More...

Do Just One Thing

It’s common knowledge that houseplants can help clean your indoor air. But did you know they can also “signal” for help? Aloe is an easy-care plant that can help purify the air inside your home. More...

Lifestyles

Study shows that too much salt may cause cognitive impairment

Dear Doctor: I love salty foods, always have, and I don’t have high blood pressure or heart disease or anything like that. But I did see a story recently that said high-salt diets can affect the brain. How worried should I be?  More...

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

SEATTLE (AP) — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.  More...

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves an elusive task

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