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January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant pair sentenced in vandalism spree

Both get 2 to 4 years for causing nearly $100,000 in damage in Connellsville area

A Mt. Pleasant man and woman each will spend two to four years in prison for causing nearly $100,000 in damage during a vandalism spree in the Connellsville area last summer.  More...

$1M gasline project starts in Connellsville

Replacement of infrastructure affecting 103 customers to last through spring

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania has begun a $1 million gasline infrastructure replacement project in Connellsville.  Columbia Gas spokeswoman Sarah Perry said work will continue through the spring, dependent on weather conditions.  Crews can w More...

News

House considers new tack on Kane

Resolution could lead to impeachment of Pa. attorney general

HARRISBURG— Asecond process to consider the possible removal of embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane got underway Tuesday in the form of a House resolution authorizing an investigation with subpoena power.  More...

Scientists: ‘Doomsday Clock’ reflects grave threat to world

STANFORD, Calif. More...

Navy finds no sign of shooting at San Diego medical center

ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO — The Navy said Tuesdayaninitial inspection at Naval Medical Center San Diego found no sign of a gunman or a shooting. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Pancake breakfast Holy Name Society at St. Rita Church in Connellsville is sponsoring a pancake, buckwheat and sausage breakfast on Feb. 14 in Bucci Hall on SouthFirst Street. Cost is $5.50 for adults and $2 for children under the age of 12. More...

TV’S BEST BETS

8 p.m. on KDKA WTRF WTAJ 2 Broke Girls Jackee Harry guest stars; Beth Behrs and Jennifer Coolidge also star. 8 p.m. More...

Divorcing Husband Wary Of Wife’s Online Deception

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 10 years. Four years ago, while waiting for our divorce to be finalized, I decided I’d start dating online and suggested she do the same. More...

Wolf warns of ‘train wreck’

He predicts huge cuts to education, services unless budget balanced

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf warned Tuesday of huge cuts in spending for education and local services next year without a balanced budget as Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the state Capitol. More...

92-year-old robbed by unknown intruder

Police investigating home invasion, theft in Dunbar Township

A 92-year-old Dunbar Township woman was the victim of a home invasion and robbery Tuesday afternoon, police said. More...

Daily Courier is striving to fill readers’ expectations

Opinion page making comeback soon

Thanks for reading the Daily Courier today.  And if you’re not a subscriber, we sure hope you will consider joining the club in the near future.  As we close out January, we are about to open up a few more doors and build a few more b More...

Team named to design, construct water plant

Construction will cost an estimated $28.9M

The North Fayette County Municipal Water Authority approved the project team Tuesday that will design and construct its new water plant.  More...

Obituaries

Albert William Clawson

WILMINGTON, NC, FORMERLY OF ALVERTON, PA

Albert William Clawson, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Alverton, PA, finished his earthly journey and went home to be with our Lord on Monday, January 25, 2016. More...

Caesar Gasperi

CONNELLSVILLE TWP.

Caesar Gasperi, 81, of Connellsville Twp., died Sun. Jan. 24, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Dec. 3, 1934 in Valle Castellana (TE), Italy, a son of the late Angelo and Elisabetta (DeMarco) Gasperi.  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

EASY DOES IT

Southmoreland whips Mt. Pleasant, earns playoff spot

The Mt. Pleasant boys basketball team wanted to play a low scoring game during Tuesday’s Section 3-AAA game against host Southmoreland. More...

Lifestyles

New restaurant opens in Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant’s newest restaurant, The Filling Station, is open. It is located on Main Street at the east end of town. The restaurant boasts new decor, a new menu and more than 200 beers from around the world. More...

YMCA OF LAUREL HIGHLANDS NEWS

Active Older Adults at the YMCA: The secret is staying active as we grow older. We have multiple benefitting health plans. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“AmIaGodathand,said the Lord, and not a God afar off ? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? said the Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? More...

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