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May 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pair accused of threatening football league waive hearings

Aman and woman accused of threatening a local youth football league waived their rights to preliminary hearings Monday.  Joseph Vincent Loughner, 51, of 158 Caughy Road, Greensburg, and Kimberly Dawn Ross, 34, of 407 S. More...

News

New manager takes helm at Glass Museum

Amy Philips-Haller wants the Mt. More...

Mt. Pleasant man charged with possession

A Mt. Pleasant man accused of a hit and run while under the influence awaits a preliminary hearing.  Timothy Porterfield, 39, of 200 N. Church St. More...

Bill passes to alter Pennsylvania schools’ seniority layoffs

HARRISBURG (AP) — Legislation to change a system of seniority-based layoffs for public school teachers is headed to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who says he’ll veto it.  More...

Opinion

Registering Women for the draft

The Armed Services Committee (ASC) recently approved a measure requiring American women aged 18 to 26 to register for the draft and sent it to the full House for consideration. More...

Conservative crisis after Trump

What to say now? What to do now? These are the questions many Republicans were asking as Donald Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary seemed to clear the way for him to be the GOP presidential nominee in November.  More...

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Sports

Vikings edge Centurions

After falling behind early, the Mt. Pleasant baseball team used a four-run second inning and a solid relief pitching effort from Jason Beranek to pick up a 5-4 nonsection win over visiting Greensburg Central Catholic on Senior Day. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

FOOTBALL CAHS parents•  The Connellsville Falcon Football Parents Association will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in room 121 of the senior high school. More...

Cougars cruise past Scotties

When the Southmoreland baseball team traveled to Yough last month, the Scotties battled hard against the eventual Section 2-AAA champion Cougars, despite coming up short, 6-3. The rematch at Southmoreland on Monday was not nearly as competitive. More...

Pennsylvania police widely ignored rape kit backlog mandate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania officials want to know why only about a third of the state’s roughly 1,000 police agencies complied with a new requirement that they tell the state Health Department how many untested rape kits are in their More...

CASD to restart 780 hearing discussions

Connellsville Area School District solicitor Christopher Stern said at the school board’s work session Monday that the board needs to “establish a timeline” for consolidating buildings in the district.  More...

Obituaries

Charles S. Eutsey

Scottdale (Bullskin)

Charles S. Eutsey, 76, of Scottdale (Bullskin Township) died Sunday May 8, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born January 20, 1940 in Wooddale, a son of the late Waid and Edna Ullery Eutsey. Mr. More...

Charles Meyers

South Connellsville

Charles “Duke” Meyers, 77,of South Connellsville, died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Latrobe Hospital. He was born September 2, 1938 in Connellsville, a son of the late Clyde and Agatha (Doppelheuer) Meyers. More...

Deborah Petrowski

Formerly of Connellsville

Deborah Lynn Petrowski, 62, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 7th, in her Springfield, Virginia home after a courageous three month battle with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Treasure sale The partner parishes of St. John the Baptist in Scottdale and St. Joseph in Everson are having a slightly used treasure sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19-21 at the St. John Convent, South Broadway, Scottdale. Bingo cancelled More...

On This Date

In 1837, after months of economic downturn, several New York banks refused to convert paper currency to gold or silver, setting off the Panic of 1837. More...

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Lifestyles

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Delicious homemade pancakes are easier than you think.

Pancake mixes are so widespread these days that it might give you the wrong impression that it’s hard to make pancakes from scratch. Nothing could be further from the truth, as my recipe demonstrates. More...

A shortcake easy enough for kids to bake

Mothers everywhere will delight in this healthy strawberry shortcake recipe that’s simple enough for kids to help make. More...

Believe in Connellsville to host meeting

Attention all volunteers! Believe in Connellsville will meet at the Carnegie Free Library on May 24, 6-8 p.m. More...

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