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February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale business sells $1 million ticket in Pennsylvania Lottery

The manager of a Scottdale business that sold a Pennsylvania Lottery ticket worth $1 million, said the buyer is a regular customer who shed tears over her good fortune. The ticket was part of the Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 game. More...

News

Explosion in Ankara kills at least 28

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A car bomb went off in the Turkish capital Wednesday near vehicles carrying military personnel, killing at least 28 people and wounding 61 others, officials said.  More...

Testosterone gel is no fountain of youth

CHICAGO (AP) - A landmark study suggests that testosterone treatment is no fountain of youth, finding mostly modest improvement in the sex lives, walking strength and mood of a select group of older men.  More...

Republican feud escalates in South Carolina

SENECA, S.C. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Abraham Overholt built his fortune in the early 1800s on the production of rye whiskey at his Industrial Revolution business complex in East Huntingdon Township.  And now, rye whiskey might be the catalyst that allows Overholt’s former bas More...

LETTER

I refute Georgie Anne Geyer’s commentary, “ Strain on earth’s resources beginning to show.” She advocated the abortion as a solution to the earths problems, everything from people trying to survive by cutting down trees, to jobless boys becoming terr More...

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Sports

Connellsville wrestlers fall to Greater Latrobe

Connellsville High School wrestling coach Tommy Dolde knew it wasn’t going to be easy, making the trip to Latrobe to face the high-flying Wildcats in a dual meet Wednesday night.  Just like he knew facing Franklin Regional not long ago was More...

With Stamkos off the market, Ladd top target

Steven Stamkos won’t be on the move before the NHL trade deadline. No one can be so sure about that when it comes to dozens of other pending free agents in play leading up to Feb. 29. More...

Fayette bows to Brandywine

By JASON BLACK   When the Penn State Fayette women’s basketball team hosted Penn State Brandywine in a regular season conference game back in January, the Roaring Lions won by being physical and basically outplaying the visitors to the tun More...

Mahoney irked by opposition to consolidation

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Dunbar man charged in child porn case

A Dunbar man has been charged in a child pornography case, and some information about the investigation has been sealed.  More...

‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

This weekend the students of Conn Area Catholic School will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at Edwin S. Porter Theater in Connellsville. The musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. More...

Obituaries

Gertrude R. Allen

FORMERLY OF GREENSBURG

Gertrude R. Allen, (formerly of Greensburg) transitioned to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 16, 2016. She was born on September 18, 1918, to the late William and Lillie Meadows. More...

Nancy Jane Harrer Christner

MT. PLEASANT

Nancy Jane Harrer Christner, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2016, at Walnut Ridge Memory Care. Nancy was born November 26, 1933 in Mount Pleasant, a daughter of the late Claude F Harrer and Jane Brown (Haines) Harrer. More...

Robert D. Griger

INDIAN HEAD

Robert D. Griger, 93, of Indian Head, passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 in the Brookdale Community, Latrobe. He was born Nov. 21, 1922 in Acme, a son of the late John and Catherine Busko Griger. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Air Supply coming to Palace

Platinum-selling recording artists Air Supply brings their current tour to Greensburg’s Palace Theatre, 6-8 p.m. March 18. The Palace Theatre is located at 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. Tickets are $85, $75, $65, and $55. More...

Geyer center to stage ‘Urinetown’ through Sunday

The Geyer Performing Arts Center will present the award-winning musical “Urinetown.”  The curtain will rise 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

ASK DR. K

Greed, lack of competition can increase cost of generics drugs

DEAR DOCTOR K: A generic drug that I’ve been taking for years suddenly became much more expensive. I can’t afford the new price. What can I do?   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Book signing From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 20, Jason Popkopec will hold a book signing for his book “Enigmatic Descent” at the Scottdale Public Library.   More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:”  2 Timothy 3:16 AKJV  There is no other book like the Bible. It is the Word of God. More...

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