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January 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville man injured in crash

DAILY COURIER   A Connellsville man suffered major injuries as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Memorial Blvd. in Bullskin on Saturday.  State police at Uniontown said George G. Richter Jr. More...

Nativity scene volunteers mark dual milestones

They devote combined 75 years to initiative in Mt. Pleasant

Rich Kujawa and Cindy Underwood have a collective 75 years serving as volunteers who coordinate the Mt. Pleasant nativity, as well as other community projects in the borough.  More...

News

Israel charges 2 Jewish extremists in deadly arson

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Sunday charged two Jewish extremists in an arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents last July - culminating a drawn-out investigation into a case that has helped fuel months of Israeli-Palestinian viol More...

A year of political pre game gives way to a sprint into Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It’s been a year of town halls and weekend forums and lunchtime meet-and-greets for those who would be president, with nights spent sparring in televised debates and endless days fundraising to pay for TV ads, direct-mail flie More...

Trump brushes off militant recruiting video citing his words

 WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump won’t be dissuaded from saying what he thinks simply because Islamic extremists use his words to recruit Muslims to their cause. More...

Lifestyles

Use simple ingredients for quick, wholesome dinners the family will love

It’s a busy time for families on the go, but dinner can still be approachable and wholesome. One easy solution: transform a simple everyday side dish into a meal that will have your family asking for more.  More...

Wake up a weekend with brunch

Brunch is the leisurely and festive way to start a weekend day, no special occasion needed. The main requirement is simple: great food to share with family and friends. More...

Live Jack-in-the-box springs gifts on Southmoreland youngsters

Reading Buddies program provides ‘amazing experience’

Briana Bunner said the idea came to her in a dream. Shortly before Southmoreland students had their Christmas break, it came to fruition. She was a live Jackin the-box, passing out Christmas presents to primary center students. More...

Downtown Connellsville looks forward

Organization seeking help from local businesses

DAILY COURIER   The Downtown Connellsville program produced a number of results during 2015 and is preparing for a successful 2016.  Currently, the Fayette County Cultural Trust is seeking donations from businesses in the city to continue t More...

Council looks to make a difference

It will reorganize with new members at 6

When Connellsville City Council reorganizes at 6 tonight, three new members will be seated at the table. Ethan Keedy, James McIntire and Melissa Tzan will join Mayor Greg Lincoln and Councilman Tom Karpiak. More...

Obituaries

Beulah J. Hamill

Dunbar

Beulah J. Hamill, 93, of Dunbar died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, in Excela Health Frick Hospital.  More...

Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The legendary cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, best known for “The Deer Hunter” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” has died.  His business partner Yuri Neyman confirmed that Zsigmond died o More...

Rusty Paul, who promoted legacy of dad Les Paul, dies at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — An archivist and filmmaker who promoted the legacy of his father, Les Paul, has died. Lester “Rusty” G. More...

Sports

Recounting Steelers’ day of twists, turns

CLEVELAND If, in the next few weeks, these Steelers — a sixth seed like their “one for the thumb” brethren from a decade ago— also have run along the road to an anniversary Super Bowl, nobody will remember how close coach Mike Tomlin’s team came to m More...

PERFECT STORM

Win in Cleveland, Jets loss secures final playoff spot, rival Bengals await

 CLEVELAND — Cam Heyward didn’t find out for certain the Steelers were heading to the playoffs until Sunday’s game against the Browns at First Energy Stadium was over. His initial reaction wasn’t as you would imagine. More...

Future bright for WVU

PHOENIX — Dana Holgorsen believes West Virginia’s first eight-victory Big 12 season is just the beginning. “We should be even better next year,” Holgorsen said. “We’ve got everybody coming back on offense.” More...

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