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May 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect arraigned in Uniontown shooting  Free Access 

A Penn Hills man was arraigned on Friday on a criminal homicide charge stemming from the death of a man earlier this week in Uniontown.  Tyree “Brick” Smith, 22, of 328 Crescent Drive, was arraigned via video by District Judge Michae More...

Scottdale area organizations working to appeal to youth  Free Access 

Not enough young people are staying in Scottdale.  That’s an issue, Borough Manager Angelo Pallone said, that the borough is hoping to fix.  Now, through the Scottdale Task Force and Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County, th More...

News

Emergency crews respond to crash  Free Access 

Emergency personnel respond to a three-vehicle rear-end collision on Route 119 South near McCormick Avenue Friday afternoon in which the airbag deployed on one of the vehicles.   More...

Police crack down with Click It or Ticket  Free Access 

State police at Greensburg will join other departments in taking part in the Click It or Ticket program during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Troopers remind motorists to drive safely, to drive sober and to buckle up during travels this wee More...

Teacher who confronted Ind. school shooter lauded  Free Access 

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. More...

Opinion

To the beat of my own drum  Free Access 

So I guess I’m in a pipe band now.  That’s a thing.  I mean, I’m not a stranger to music. I was always a band, orchestra and choir kid. I marched eight years of marching band. More...

Richard Goodwin, the voice of an American era  Free Access 

BOSTON -- Glasses were clinked, canapes were offered, the Kennedy mixture of mirth and myths was in the air. But this year being the 50th anniversary of the death of Robert F. More...

Let Mueller finish the job  Free Access 

(AP) – For some reason — impending midterm elections, perhaps — President Trump and many congressional Republicans think that special counsel Robert Mueller should wrap up his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 pres More...

Sports

Commodores in position to repeat as champs  Free Access 

Frazier softball coach Don Hartman did not want his team to simply cruise through the 2018 season after winning a WPIAL Class 2A championship last year.  Sure, the Commodores (16- 5) have piled up their share of wins this year, but Don Hartman w More...

Steelers prepare for season without injured Ryan Shazier  Free Access 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier is neither gone nor forgotten. More...

Eicher advances, Bruich gets PR in shot put at PIAA Championships  Free Access 

Frazier sophomore Skye Eicher will have a shot at two medals in today’s action at the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University.  Eicher advanced to the round of 16 in both the 100 and 200 in the Class AA girls meet. More...

Southmoreland board votes to post 2018-19 budget with tax increase  Free Access 

A tax increase would only be the beginning of healing in the Southmoreland School District budget. More...

Baldwin put on intermediate punishment, spared prison  Free Access 

A Perryopolis man who deceived the community’s heritage society into paying him more than $25,000 will spend time on intermediate punishment, including house arrest, but not go to prison.  More...

Shallenberger paves way for Pleasant Valley  Free Access 

The swimming pool at the Pleasant Valley Country Club was the third pool Shallenberger Construction ever built; Tuffy Shallenberger, who helped with the construction when he was still in school, has begun its demolition.  Shallenberger purchased More...

Obituaries

Thomas F. Bigley  Free Access 

Tarrs

Thomas F. Bigley, 75, of Tarrs, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018, peacefully at his home with his wife by his side.  Tom was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Bullskin Township, the son of the late Marshall E.F. and Margaret Shaner Bigley.  More...

Cora Fullem  Free Access 

South Connellsville

Cora “Mardell” Fullem, 98, of South Connellsville, slipped away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on May 25, 2018, at the South Connellsville Personal Care Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. More...

Wanda L. Helms  Free Access 

South Connellsville

Wanda LaVerne Helms, 63, of South Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born on July 24, 1954, in Mt. Pleasant to Perry Bell (deceased) and Hattie L. Taylor of Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SATURDAY’S TV BEST BETS  Free Access 

Sesame Street 9 a.m. on HBO Oscar the Grouch is feeling a mite under the weather, but in his case, being “out of sorts” has unusual results — specifically, he turns into a nice guy.  More...

Teen Caught In Violent Gang Seeks Way To Straighten Out  Free Access 

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I am 19, and I have been smoking and drinking -- a lot -- ever since I was 14. I also sneak out and go to parties and hang out with a gang I’m in. More...

ASTROGRAPH  Free Access 

Assess your situation and make plans. Preparation, attention to detail and a ready strategy will prevent failure. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest  Free Access 

“He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.” (Proverbs 13:3 AKJV)  We would do well to remember this truth.   More...

Follow food safety protocols to avoid tapeworm infections  Free Access 

Dear Doctor: I read a few years ago that someone wound up with tapeworms after eating raw fish, and now it has apparently happened again. What’s the deal?   More...

Church News  Free Access 

Novena celebrated   The Novena to Saint Anthony of Padua is celebrated at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. in Saint Rita’s Church and continues for nine consecutive weeks until the Feast of Saint Anthony in June. All are welcome. More...

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