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January 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Nominations sought for Hall of Fame

Falcon Foundation honoring accomplishments of area grads, teachers, etc.

The Connellsville Area Falcon Foundation is seeking nominees for its 2016 Hall of Fame class. More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

Billionaire donors helped Cruz rise WASHINGTON (AP) — Four of America’s wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz’s now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefined the role of political donors. More...

State GOP eyes Trump, Cruz effect on Toomey’s chances

HARRISBURG — Long optimistic about U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey winning a second term in Pennsylvania, Republicans now have something to worry about — and it is not necessarily a strong Democratic Party challenger. More...

Obama enlists Pentagon to fix security clearance system

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration asked the Pentagon on Friday to help overhaul the federal security clearance system, aiming to turn the page on a devastating data breach that exposed a major vulnerability for U.S. national security. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Husband needs reality check on fears of wife’s cheating

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: My husband and I have been married seven years and have two beautiful children. Overall, the time we have been together has been wonderful, although we do sometimes argue. More...

TUESDAY’S HOROSCOPES

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone could prove to be a treasure and help you out at an opportune moment. You could be reminded gently of the worthiness of associates. Maybe it is time to treat others to lunch or be generous with colleagues.  More...

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS

Country singer Claude Gray 84 Movie director Tobe Hooper 73 Actress Leigh Taylor-Young 71 Actress Jenifer Lewis 59 Actress Dinah Manoff 58 Country musician  More...

Volunteers continue business initiatives

Groups seek upgrades to downtown sections of Mt. Pleasant, Connellsville

In Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant, volunteers are working toward bettering the downtowns.  Downtown Connellsville and the Mt. Pleasant Business District Authority both want their cities to shine.  More...

City gets technical aid grant

Connellsville sole Pa. recipient of sustainable communities award

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority has received a White House Sustainable Communities grant. More...

Input sought to choose new ‘Citizen of the Year’

Mt. Pleasant Rotary gives out recognition

This time last year, Mt. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Ann Ridenour DeWitt

ACME

Barbara Ann Ridenour De- Witt, 69, of Acme, died Saturday Jan. 23, 2016, at her home. More...

Stanley T. “Tom” Malkey Jr.

FREEPORT

Stanley T. “Tom” Malkey Jr., 72, of Freeport, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 23. 2016 while in the company of family members, at the VA Butler Healthcare in Butler. More...

Olive M. Nedrow

JONES MILLS

Olive M. Nedrow, 104, of Jones Mills, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in the Nedrow Personal Care Home, Stahlstown.  She was born Feb. 5, 1911, in Jones Mills, a daughter of the late William and Sarah Miller Nedrow.  More...

Sports

Frazier’s Erdely to golf at Westminster

She plans to study pre-med while competing for Titans

Senior Annika Erdely had a fine scholastic career as a golfer at Frazier, and her time on the links will continue in college. In the fall of 2016, Erdely will be playing for the Westminster women’s golf team. More...

Lifestyles

Children are at risk from old, peeling paint

Dear Doctor K: A friend’s daughter got lead poisoning from paint in her house. What can I do to protect my kids? More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Casino night Westmoreland/Frick Hospital Foundation presents Black Tie, Baby!, a Casino Night, 6 p.m. March 19, Greensburg Country Club to benefit the Family Additions Maternity Center at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. More...

DL&V to sponsor Friday night bingo

Looking for something to do Friday night? The DL&V Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Friday night bingo. More...

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