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April 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Symposium focuses on locally grown foods

Katharine Ange of Renaissance Planning in Arlington, Virginia, told a crowd attending a two-day food symposium in Connellsville that the national epidemic of obesity and resulting health conditions such as diabetes are reasons for Americans to change More...

Mt. Pleasant Cleanup Day set for Sunday

A cleanup sweep is slated for noon Sunday in Mt. More...

News

SCOTTDALE POLICE

Scottdale Police responded to 279 complaints in March.  There were 10 adult charges filed. More...

Lowry takes Dunbar authority seat

Dunbar Borough Township Sanitary Authority welcomed new authority member Delmar Lowry to replace the deceased Thomas Hodnik.  Hodnik passed away on March 22 at the age of 65.  “We are happy to welcome Delmar and are glad to have him w More...

Crime

Bullskin  Harassment: Paul Steven Schreiner II, 37, Connellsville, is accused of entering into an argument with a woman, 40, Connellsville, at 7:05 p.m. April 18 at an apartment on Moyer Road. Charges filed.  Hempfield  More...

Opinion

Letter

After reading a commentary in the Daily Courier, I wanted to take moment and address some of the issues and concerns about the development of a minor league baseball stadium in the area.  More...

Bernie’s time in the spotlight is almost over

Quite a few people make noises about leaving the country if the wrong person gets elected president. I’ve been making discreet inquiries in the vicinity of Kinsale, County Cork, myself -- from whence my people emigrated after 1880.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Cunningham gets another HOF honor

Like so many other kids growing up in Connellsville, Jim Cunningham had the dream of becoming a professional athlete. Through hard work, dedication and talent, Cunningham was able to make that dream a reality. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

BASKETBALL Falcon camp More...

Malkin stars as Penguins shut out Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Flashing his old brilliance, Evgeni Malkin scored two goals and set up two others and the Pittsburgh Penguins pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with a 5-0 victory Thursday night.  More...

City wants to start community garden

Plans are being made for a community garden in Connellsville.  City Councilwoman Melissa Tzan spoke of plans for a community garden when she attended the Local Foods, Local Places workshop, held this week in Connellsville.  More...

Fayette moves forward with purchase

Fayette County Commissioners will make application for the acquisition of the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Uniontown.  During Thursday’s meeting, Commissioners Vincent A. More...

Counties advised on canceled ballot question

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania elections officials are suggesting that counties should post notices at polling places during Tuesday’s primary to explain that votes on a judicial retirement age constitutional amendment won’t count.& More...

Obituaries

David W. Hough

Connellsville

David W. Hough, 73, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 20, 2016, with his loving family at his side. He was born Nov. 3, 1942 in Connellsville, a son of the late Clarence “Peck” and Sarah F. More...

Donald Nicholson Sr.

Connellsville

Donald Richard Nicholson Sr., 75, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Westmoreland Regional Hospital. He was born April 6, 1941, in Connellsville, the son of the late Edward and Ida Mae (Johnson) Nicholson. More...

James Smith

Greenfield

James S. “Jim” Smith of Greenfield passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Hancock Regional Hospice, Greenfield. He was born in Akron, OH on February 5, 1926 to the late Cecilia (Szwed) Lack.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SENIOR CENTER MENUS/ACTIVITIES

Senior menus and activities for the week of April 25 follow:  Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

DCNR grants   Applications are now available for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Rep. More...

On This Date

In 1889, the Oklahoma Land Rush began as thousands of settlers were allowed into the state to claim land at high noon. In 1954, live television broadcasting of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings began.  More...

Lifestyles

SCHOOL MENUS

Menus for the week of April 25 include:  CONNELLSVILLE  Senior high  MONDAY: Chicken patty sandwich, baked beans, sweet potato fries/French fries, fresh apple, mixed fruit cup, sugar cookie, milk  More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:”  Amos 8:11AKJV  The description above is a serious problem. More...

Studies show moderate drinking confers heart benefits

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that drinking red wine, or any alcoholic beverage, in moderation is “hearthealthy.” Is it true, and is red wine any healthier than other alcoholic beverages?  More...

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