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March 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready for kindergarten

Kaylee Harshman, 4, gets a feel for riding the school bus with her new backpack during Southmoreland Primary Center’s kindergarten registration. More...

News

Elizabeth Warren labels Trump a loser, bully — but a threat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. More...

Trump demands GOP embrace him as Dems unleash new attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) - A front-runner under attack from all sides, Republican Donald Trump demanded that his party’s skeptical establishment embrace the inevitability of his presidential nomination as he stormed into Washington on Monday.  More...

Obama, Castro lay bare tensions on embargo, human rights

HAVANA (AP) - Laying bare a half-century of tensions, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro prodded each other Monday over human rights and the long-standing U.S. More...

Opinion

Justice Eakin made the right move with Supreme Court resignation

It’s not often we congratulate someone who’s done something wrong.  But state Supreme Court Justice J. More...

Political Cartoon

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An example for Christians

Taking on the Little Sisters of the Poor should have been the public-relations equivalent of slapping babies.  Mary Eberstadt, author of the upcoming book “It’s Dangerous to Believe,” used that turn of phrase when speaking at t More...

Lifestyles

Student council makes donation

The Connellsville Area High School Student Council Officers recently attended the annual Student Forum Banquet and Nemacolin Country Club where local school districts along with Connellsville made a More...

New Haven honors members

Lori C. Padilla | For The Daily Courier New Haven Hose Fire Company recently held its awards dinner, honoring firefighters for their dedication to the company and serving the community. More...

Care and Share Boutique to feature Stuff-A-Bag sale

The Care and Share Boutique at Connellsville Community Ministries will feature a Stuff-A-Bag sale, now through March 31. More...

City awards WCVI demo to Stash Trucking

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors voted Monday to award a $75,500 demolition contract with Stash Trucking, Uniontown, for the demolition of the old WCVI building on East Crawford Avenue.  More...

South Connellsville man challenges bank robbery charges

A South Connellsville man was in Fayette County Court on Monday to challenge charges in his bank robbery case.  Judge Steve Leskinen heard testimony on the pretrial motion to dismiss charges against Larry Knopsnider Jr., 31, Leskinen did not rul More...

Local girl plans cupcake dance party for April

For several years, Margo Covalesky, 12, has worked to help needy children.  For several months, she has been planning Margo’s Cupcake Dance Party, which will take place 7 to 10 p.m. April 23 in the St. Pius X Social Hall in Mt. More...

Obituaries

Edna Bloom

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Edna “Betty” Hostetler Bloom, 96, of South Connellsville, died Sunday, March 20, 2016, in the South Connellsville Personal Care Home.  She was born April 21, 1919, the daughter of the late Clyde and Grace Brooks Hostetler of Scottdal More...

Lois Y. Linderman

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Lois Y. Linderman, 80, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Oct. More...

MaryBanasick McFadden

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Mary Banasick McFadden, 68, of Scottdale, passed away unexpectedly, Monday morning, March 21, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Two-year degrees Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus invites anybody looking to get a better job or further their education to its “Think Two- Year, Think Penn State!” open house, which will take place March 23 at 6 p.m. More...

On This Date

In 1882, the U.S. Congress passed an act that made polygamy a felony. In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Beer and Wine Revenue Act, which modified the Volstead Act enforcement of alcohol prohibition and levied a tax on alcohol.  More...

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Sports

Commodores hope to grow in 2016

For the Frazier baseball team, the 2015 season was filled with lessons, most of which were difficult ones.  The Commodores finished with just three nonsection wins and struggled to an 0-12 mark in Section 2-AA.  More...

SPORTS NOTICES

GOlf Bud Murphy’s League • The Bud Murphy’s Golf League will hold a general meeting for all members at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bud Murphy’s. Food and refreshments will be served. More...

Frazier track team looking to stay strong

The Frazier track team finished near the .500 mark last season, coach Zach Keefer said — not bad for a small school with no home track. More...

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