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January 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bill aims to give schools menu flexibility

Senate agriculture panel scheduled to vote on measure Wednesday

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate bill released Monday would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what they serve the nation’s schoolchildren, easing requirements on who More...

Some stations make money, others don’t.

“We always prided ourselves on having ambulances where people needed them,” Adobato said. More...

News

US Congressmen in Germany to meet Americans released by Iran

LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) — Three U.S. Congressmen traveled Monday to the medical center in Germany where three Americans, released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap, are being treated.  Former U.S. More...

With Confederate flag gone, King Day rally shifts focus

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them.  More...

Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, who sang ‘Take It Easy,’ dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history’s most successful songwriting teams with such hits as “Hotel California” and “Life in the Fast Lane,” has died.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Student who wants to study abroad needs time to mature

Dear Abby: Our granddaughter, “Kim,” is a senior in high school. She wants to study in Europe next year to improve her skills in a second language.  More...

TV’S BEST BETS

NCIS  8 p.m. on CBS Rocky Carroll — alias this show’s Vance — directed the new episode “Deja Vu,” which links a sailor’s murder to a human-trafficking operation. More...

WEDNESDAY’S HOROSCOPES

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Breaking with tradition can break the bank. Where relationships are concerned, don’t throw the baby out with the bath water. More...

Costs strain EMS services

Officials fear without state or federal help, system will ‘implode’

“We are doing the best with what we have.” That’s what Fayette EMS Chief Rick Adobato kept saying as he expressed concern about problems and challenges facing the emergency services industry. More...

Business input on loan fund sought

Redevelopment agency would use USDA grant money in Connellsville

A potential U.S. Department of Agriculture grant could allow Connellsville Redevelopment Authority to issue loans to current or potential city businesses.  More...

Connellsville schools set kindergarten registration

Connellsville Area School District will hold kindergarten registration March 14-18.  Registration will be held:  March 14: Bullskin Township Elementary School.  March 15: South Side and Springfield elementary schools.  More...

BUNDLE UP

Fred Trautman of Uniontown walks along the frozen banks of the Youghiogheny River at Yough River Park in Connellsville on Monday. More...

Obituaries

Joanne R. Bryner

UNIONTOWN

Joanne R. More...

Joan S. Nicolazzo

CONNELLSVILLE

Joan S. Nicolazzo, 86, of Connellsville, died peacefully Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian. She was a daughter of the late Rudolf and Emma (Vlodek) Schmidtke.  More...

James W. Porterfield

CONNELLSVILLE (BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP)

James W. Porterfield, 69, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township) passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. He was born Sept. More...

Sports

Pens lose for 3rd time in 4 games

BLUES 5, PENGUINS 2 ST. LOUIS — In the opening minutes of the third period, St. Louis winger Troy Brouwer got a bounce. The Penguins never bounced back. More...

PACE SETTERS

Wildcats build 29-point 1st-half lead, down Falcons

With the playoff picture starting to take shape in Section 1-AAAA, the Connellsville girls basketball team needed a win in Monday’s home game against Latrobe in order to stay in the postseason conversation. More...

Steelers should still be playing

The Steelers blew a precious opportunity Sunday in Denver. Let’s acknowledge that much.  Yes, their effort was excellent. Yes, they were short-handed. But that wasn’t the ’85 Bears they were playing. More...

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