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January 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Board criticizes blizzard response

Anonymous letter sent to change ordinances

The Connellsville Health Board said Monday that city council needs to look at how the city deals with high volumes of snow. More...

News

Teen suspended for helping friend won’t return to school

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager who was suspended from school after helping a classmate who was having an asthma attack won’t return to the school, the teen’s mother said Monday. More...

iPhone success may be reaching peak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple could soon face one of its biggest challenges to date: Peak iPhone. More...

Agency reduces predictions for health law users

WASHINGTON — Fewer people than expected are purchasing health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, a report confirmed on Monday. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Fish fry There will be a pre-lenten fish fry from 4-7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Mt. Pleasant Fireman’s Social Club. The menuwill include baked or fried fish along with various side dishes. Eat in or take out options will be provided. More...

GREENSBURG

STATE  Listeria outbreak   More...

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Lifestyles

SNOW DAYS

An ATV traverses Broadway Street, Scottdale, to help clear some of the snow. More...

Mt. Pleasant committees discuss parking ordinances

Time limits on street parking are questioned

Mt. Pleasant’s public safety and ordinance committees will suggest to council at its February meeting to repeal a portion of a parking ordinance that sets two- or three-hour limits for parking on several streets, including Main Street.  More...

Brain stimulation’s value unproven

Dear Dr. K: I saw an ad for something called a “tDCS brain-stimulating device.” It supposedly helps improve memory and thinking. Is it worth a try? More...

Dunbar discusses snow removal

Street parking impeded travel, councilman says

In the aftermath of the weekend snowstorm, Dunbar Borough council discussed snow removal. “Our first priority is EMS vehicles,” Council President Scott Dunn said Monday in response to concerns that streets were not plowed widely enough. More...

THE CALL OF THE WILD

CJH to present ‘The Lion King Jr.’

Connellsville Area Jr. High School will answer the call of the wild with its spring musical: “Disney’s The Lion King Jr.” “This is a show I’ve been looking at for a few years,” music teacher Ben Haines said. More...

Mt. Pleasant sets kindergarten registration

The Mt. Pleasant Area School District will conduct its kindergarten registration the week of Feb. 8-12.  Registration will be held 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Ann Ridenour DeWitt

ACME

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

Joseph E. Scott

SCOTTDALE

Joseph E. Scott, 87, of Scottdale, passed away, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Walnut Ridge Memory Care, Greensburg. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Uniontown, a son of the late Joseph H. Scott and Ella Zana (Smith) Scott.  More...

Jesse W. “Woody” Ridgway

CONNELLSVILLE

Jesse W. “Woody” Ridgway, 91, of Connellsville, died Saturday Jan. 23, 2016, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. He was born July 23, 1924, in Connellsville, a son of Jesse and Rose Meader Ridgway.  More...

Sports

NOT THE CHARM

Third quarter continues to hurt Connellsville girls

HEMPFIELD 53, CONNELLSVILLE 40 For two quarters, Monday’s Section 1-AAAA girls basketball game between Hempfield and host Connellsville shaped up to be an even battle between Connellsville’s inside game and Hempfield’s perimeter shooting. More...

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