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February 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Republican 2016 hopefuls get emotional

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. More...

Bush, seeking a much-needed revival in S.C.

ROCK HILL, South Carolina (AP) — Jeb Bush has long kept his family at arm’s length in his effort to become commander-in-chief, but with the South Carolina primary looming, he’s embracing them like never before in the state that has historically stood More...

Pentagon says US bombed IS camp

WASHINGTON (AP) — American F-15E fighter-bombers struck an Islamic State training camp in rural Libya near the Tunisian border Friday, killing dozens, probably including an IS operative considered responsible for deadly attacks in Tunisia last year, More...

Opinion

The Fall of Kathleen Kane

Politically Uncorrected

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s abrupt announcement that she would not seek a second term almost certainly writes finis - both on her political career, and on Harrisburg’s long running soap opera featuring the state’s first woman attorney general. More...

The art of the sneaker

Commentary

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Let us now praise the modest American art form, fashion trend-setter and cultural icon known as the sneaker. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Unity is key for Fayette in PSUAC playoffs

Roaring Lions look to continue late-season hot streak

The Penn State-Fayette men’s basketball team got off to a rough start this year before turning things around after the holiday break. More...

Cole battling inflamed ribs

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of spring training, Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole already was behind schedule. More...

Connellsville wrestlers fall short

Golden Lions pin Falcons

When the Connellsville wrestling team lost to Seneca Valley in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs earlier this month, thoughts immediately began to turn toward the sport’s second season. More...

Mt. Pleasant to stage ‘Godspell’

The Mt. Pleasant Area High School Drama Club will present “Godspell” as its spring musical production. The curtain will rise 7 p.m. March 18 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 19 in the Junior-Senior High School auditorium. More...

Charges dropped against juveniles

Charges were dropped against the two Connellsville juveniles who had been accused of robbery because the alleged victims failed to show up for a preliminary hearing on Friday. More...

Lozier is Mt. Pleasant’s Rotary Citizen of the Year

When Mt. Pleasant native William Lozier learned the Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant selected him as its citizen of the year two years ago, his brother, Jim Lozier, encouraged him to embrace the honor. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Maude Coffman

MOUNT PLEASANT

Dorothy Maude Coffman, 92, of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday, February 18, 2016 in the Harmon House. She was born July 29, 1923 at Iron Bridge, a daughter of the late John H. and Ellen “Nellie” Fry Pritts. More...

Robert F. ‘Bob’ Fissella

SCOTTDALE

Robert F. “Bob” Fissella, 65, of Scottdale passed away at 4:07 a.m., Thursday, February 18, 2016 in the Amber House, Mt. Pleasant after a brief battle with lung cancer. More...

Lawrence E. Schmidle

CONNELLSVILLE

Lawrence E. Schmidle, 89, of Connellsville died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 at his home. He was born June 20, 1926, in Connellsville a son of the late George and Sylvia Mae Albright Schmidle. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

NCIS: Los Angeles 8 p.m. More...

DEAR ABBY

Wife wants concert ticket payment sooner than later

DEAR ABBY: When purchasing concert tickets online for others, when should you expect reimbursement? I say the charge hits your credit card immediately, and so should the payment you’ve advanced for that person. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) If you get active, you will like the results. A challenge will motivate you to take on new hobbies and form new friendships. Dreams can come true with hard work. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Hot lunch Central Fellowship Church, 316 N. Arch St., Connellsville, will hold its community hot lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 27. More...

Hearing aids today are better and smaller

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: My hearing is going. Before I get a hearing aid, I’m told I need a hearing test. How will the test help? More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not stick to me.” Psalms 101:3 AKJV This is a good choice to make. May we love good and hate evil. More...

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