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February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber banquet

Connellsville's Mary Dreliszak (left) was the recipient of the Athena Award presented by the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night during its annual awards banquet. More...

News

AP Poll: Jobs, Social Security key issues for next president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s something that Democrats, Republicans and independents agree on. More...

Powerball dropped revamp that gave better odds

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The group that runs the Powerball lottery game approved, then abandoned, changes that would have given ticket buyers more bang for their two bucks than the redesign recently implemented, The Associated Press has learned.& More...

Police: Fall caused chute death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California woman whose body was found in a Las Vegas hotel casino laundry chute likely fell from the 18th floor to an area 15 floors below, police said Tuesday after initially calling her death suspicious. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

The Middle 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM Brick wants to grow up fast after going to a bar mitzvah in the new episode “The Man Hunt.” The Mysteries of Laura 8 p.m. More...

Racist language draws physical reaction from offended friend

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: A foreign friend used the “n” word while commenting about an employee at a hotel we were staying in. After he said it a second time, I slapped him and told him that word was never acceptable, regardless of the reason. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Play hard and aim to please. Your ability to bring valuable information, strength and original ideas to any partnership you form will bring future opportunities and success. More...

Lifestyles

Saint Vincent Camerata plans concerts

LATROBE Saint Vincent Camerata, under the direction of the Rev. Stephen Concordia, O.S.B., will present a concert at 8 p.m. March 18, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.  More...

Chamber of Commerce hosts annual awards banquet

The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday recognized seven individuals and groups that go above and beyond to help Connellsville thrive.  The first two awards were presented to Nancy Henry and Laura Lee Szepesi. More...

SOCIAL SECURITY QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Question: I was told I shouldn’t be carrying my Social Security card around. Is that true? More...

Mt. Pleasant to let budget stand

In a lengthy meeting Monday night Mount Pleasant council decided to let the 2016 budget stand, but not without a warning that the property tax rate could increase next year. More...

Gulf War still shapes oil-rich Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The scene U.S. forces encountered as they pushed into Kuwait in 1991 to end the Iraqi occupation could only be described as a hellscape. More...

Scottdale man charged in 2012 alleged assault

A Scottdale man is accused of inappropriate contact with a girl during an alleged 2012 incident. More...

Opinion

Crankie fests will brighten a winter weekend

Westsylvania

Picture a box with a large square opening. Inside, on each side of the opening, there’s a hand-turned spool and running between them is a scroll of paper wide enough to fill the opening.  More...

Why Trump voters accept the good with the bad

WALTERBORO, South Carolina -- In a recent interview with Donald Trump, Fox News’ Greta van Susteren posed a simple question from a viewer: “Why don’t you act more presidential?”  More...

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Sports

Vikings wrestlers hope hard work pays off

The Mt. Pleasant wrestling team will be well-represented when the WPIAL Class AA individual championships begin Friday. More...

Fayette falls in PSUAC final

In a back-and-forth game that came down to the last shot, the Penn State Fayette men’s basketball team dropped a 68-66 decision to top-seeded Penn State Mont Alto in the PSUAC Championship game on Tuesday at the Bryce Jordan Center.  More...

Falcons aim for success at sectionals

The individual portion of the season starts Saturday for Class AAA wrestlers as they prepare to begin the long journey toward the state championships in Hershey.  For Connellsville wrestlers, that journey will begin with the 2-AAA Sectionals at More...

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