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March 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Auditor General gathering info on impact of budget

The Pennsylvania Auditor General will look into how the current budget impasse is affecting Pennsylvania school districts, a release stated Monday.  In the release, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he as directed his staff to conduct a rev More...

News

Amtrak train derails in Kansas

CIMARRON, Kan. More...

Vatican monsignor admits to passing documents in trial

VATICAN CITY (AP) - A Vatican monsignor admitted in court Monday that he passed confidential Holy See documents on to journalists but said he did so at a time when he feared for his life after a friendship with a woman turned sour.  More...

US to fire monitor overseeing formerly for-profit colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Education Department is removing a law firm hired to oversee the turnaround of schools owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., a for-profit education company whose financial collapse had placed at risk more than $1 billion in federal More...

Opinion

Editor’s View

Anyone who knows my husband is aware he is a great story-teller.  Sit down with Joe Abramowitz and you are sure to hear tales of his youth in his beloved Mt. More...

Political Cartoon

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A different way to greatness

Mother Olga Yaqob, founder of the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth, was born and raised in Iraq. More...

Sports

Dombrosky looks to finish strong at states

Mt. More...

Detweiler excited for trip to states

As a freshman swimmer for Connellsville High School, Tatum Detwiler came into the season confident in her abilities to perform at a high level.  However, Detwiler may have surpassed her own expectations by qualifying for the PIAA Class AAA Swimm More...

Pirates beat Red Sox, 3-1

FORT MYERS, Fla. More...

Sunny afternoon

Sisters Valerie Johnston (left) and Tabitha Johnston (right) of Dunbar Township took advantage of the sunny weather on Monday afternoon when they took their one-year-old dog, Bailey, for a walk along More...

Tensions arise in So. Connellsville

Tensions between South Connellsville Borough and South Connellsville Volunteer Fire Company came to a head Monday as members of the South Connellsville Fireman’s Club expressed anger over perceived harassment from the police department.  C More...

Pennsylvania lawmakers begin debating medical marijuana bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives took up a proposal Monday to permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, a potential breakthrough for supporters who have worked for several years to get legalization through the More...

Obituaries

Carol L. Lynn

SOutH cOnnEllSvillE

Carol L. Lynn, 81, a lifelong resident of South Connellsville, passed away peacefully Monday, March 14, 2016 in Mountainview Specialty Care, Greensburg. She was born Nov. 27, 1935, in South Connellsville, a daughter of the late Lawrence O. More...

Dane Younkin

cHERRy tREE

Dane A. Younkin, 57, Cherry Tree, passed away March 11, 2016, at Indiana Regional Medical Center, just days after being diagnosed with cancer. More...

Jack Marchel

Atlantic city

Jack Marchel, born January 5, 1930, to the late Hyman and Janet Marchel of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, March 13, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family. More...

Lifestyles

Excela Health hosts robotic surgery day

As an extension of its popular Mall Walkers program March 24, Excela Health will be conducting a daylong event at Westmoreland Mall to showcase the versatility of robot assisted surgery.  More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.”  D More...

Korean War topic of canteen program

According to Dr. More...

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