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March 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Butchko Brothers celebrates 65 years

Butchko Bros. Inc. is celebrating its 65th year in the vehicle salvage and parts business.  It is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 119 and Dunbar Road in Dunbar Township.  More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

Pakistani Taliban faction claims Easter park bombing   ISLAMABAD (AP) — A breakaway Pakistani faction of the militant Taliban group has claimed responsibility for an Easter Sunday bombing that killed 65 people in a park in the eastern city More...

BLESSING OF THE LIGHT

The Pascal candle is marked by the Rev. More...

QUAD INTO HOUSE

Connellsville police and emergency personnel were called to a quad that ran into a house on Fairview Avenue on Saturday evening. The driver of the quad was taken to Highlands Hospital. More...

Opinion

Medical marijuana bill an effort to help suffering Pennsylvanians

Guest Editorial

Amid a long and dispiriting budget battle, Republican state lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf found common ground last week on an important bill to expand the arsenal of safe drugs used to combat pain. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Obama’s feckless defense of human rights in Cuba

SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY

On Jan. 8, the Associated Press reported that President Barack Obama “may travel to Cuba as early as this spring if he feels the rights situation here is improving and a presidential trip will help.” More...

Sports

Hundreds turn out for YRTC Races

Hopwood’s Jeff Palya, a 27-year-old former Laurel Highlands graduate, cruised past the field on a sunny, yet chilly Saturday morning to finish first in the Yough River Trail Council half marathon in 1:16:27, topping his time that won the event last y More...

Beistel edged out at Pittsburgh Classic

PITTSBURGH – Anytime a season ends with a loss there is always disappointment whether its team or individual disappointment.  Such was the case for Southmoreland High School’s 285-pound wrestler Jake Beistel Saturday evening in the 4 More...

Pittsburgh hires Kevin Stallings to replace Jamie Dixon

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Stallings stressed that “the decision is not made by me” when asked whether he would return for an 18th season at Vanderbilt following a first-round NCAA Tournament flameout against Wichita State. Turns out, it was. More...

Mt. Pleasant seeks Wall of Fame applications

As Mt. Pleasant Area Junior Senior High school students enter the school each morning, they pass the Alumni Wall of Fame. More...

Ratings agencies see much not to like in budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — In the days after Democratic Gov. More...

Mt. Pleasant street to be named after slain police officer

Mt. Pleasant will honor Denver Braden Pore, a borough police chief who was killed in the line of duty more than a century ago.  More...

Obituaries

Wallace Cable

Mt. Pleasant

Wallace “Wally” Maxwell Cable, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Connellsville, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Amber House at Harmon House, Mt. More...

Walter B. Greenawalt

Mt. Pleasant

Walter B. Greenawalt, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, Bullskin Township, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday March 24, 2016. Born November 6, 1937, in Mt. More...

Alice Catherine Milliman

COnnellsvIlle

Alice Catherine Milliman, 69, of Connellsville, died Thursday, March 24, 2016, at Harmon House. She was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Connellsville, the daughter of the late Richard and Florence (Smith) Milliman. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Documentary to be shown The Office of Social Equity at California University of Pennsylvania will present free screenings of The Hunting Ground, an award-winning documentary that takes a candid look at the issue of sexual assault on campus. More...

Hot flashes can be treated with medicine and simple steps

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m afraid to take hormone therapy for my menopausal hot flashes. Are there any natural remedies that work?  DEAR READER: Natural remedies can help for hot flashes, but hormone therapy is helpful more often. More...

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