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Southern wildfires cause mental health concerns

ATLANTA (AP) — When U.S. More...

Army Corps blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota. More...

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Festivities with friends

(From left) Sean Coliny, 11, Bridget Lint, 11, and Brooklyn Lint, 14, celebrate the season with the firehouse dalmatian, Mickey Mouse and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo at the East Side Fir More...

Look at Frosty go!

Frosty the Snowman catches a ride with the New Haven Hose Company during the annual “It’s a Connellsville Christmas” parade Saturday. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON PAGE A7. More...

Property deeds

Bullskin  • Unlisted address, bought by Don Edward Pierce from Justin and Heather Smith, and Rex and Beverly Thayer, $119,000.  • Unlisted address, bought by Mark A. More...

Opinion

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North Korea continues brutal communism

Another View

And then there was one — one unreconstructed communist regime in the world.  More...

Obamacare fate will indicate if there is hope for healing

The fate of the Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare by its critics, will be an early indication of whether there is hope for healing in our nation.  Donald Trump campaigned on a pledge to repeal the ACA. More...

Sports

Beranek to play ball at UPJ

It was evident at a very young age that Mt. More...

Steelers top Giants, 24-14

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers ended the New York Giants’ winning streak with a familiar formula.  Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le’Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pi More...

Penn State, USC to meet in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California and Penn State followed two difficult paths to reach a remarkable reunion eight years later in the Rose Bowl.  More...

Milton Hershey School among best employers

HERSHEY – Recently, Milton Hershey School was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2016 in the category for large companies. More...

‘Christmas at the Circle’

Isabella Glover, 6, met Rodeo Jim, a miniature horse from Matty Farms in Smithton, during “Christmas at the Circle” in Perryopolis. Joe is owned by Erin Grimm (right) of South Park. More...

‘Christmas at the Fire Station’

Noah Coddington, 6, nephew of Sylvia Switch of Connellsville, enjoys a holiday cookie with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo during “Christmas at the Fire Station” Saturday. More...

Obituaries

William A. Forsythe

Dawson

William A. Forsythe, 55, of Dawson, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, while on a Caribbean cruise with his loving wife, Linda.  Bill was born Jan. 10, 1961 in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Marjorie (Myers) Forsythe of Dawson and the late George L. More...

Calvin R. Younkin

Normalville

Calvin R. “Junior” Younkin, 90, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at his home. He was born April 23, 1926 in Indian Head, a son of the late Russell and Hazel (Pritts) Younkin. More...

Donn R. Overly

Mt. Pleasant

Donn Richard Overly, 39, of Mt. Pleasant, died unexpectedly but peacefully Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2016, at his residence, of natural causes. Donn courageously battled a number of medical issues throughout the years.  He was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1933, the era of alcohol prohibition ended as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment. In 1955, Martin Luther King Jr., E.D. More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Ham and eggs breakfast   A ham and eggs breakfast will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 11 in St. Joseph Hall, Painter Street, Everson. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. For more information, call 724-887-6321. More...

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