The Daily Courier articles are only available to current print and online subscribers.
Please click here to
subscribe.

May 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

FACT proposes increased fares for Shared Ride Program

Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation (FACT) held its annual public hearing Monday, at its transit center, located on the Joseph A. More...

News

Official: Radio transmissions distracted Amtrak engineer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Amtrak engineer whose speeding train jumped the tracks along a curve in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, was distracted by radio transmissions, a U.S. official briefed on the investigation said Monday.  More...

Judge: Congregants can take control of oldest U.S. synagogue

PROVIDENCE, R.I. More...

Testimony: El Faro captain planned to ‘shoot under’ storm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Grief support Grief support group at Albright United Methodist Church will be held at 6 p.m. May 22. Battle of bands More...

On This Date

In 1792, 24 brokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement, forming what would become the New York Stock Exchange. In 1954, the Supreme Court, in Brown v. More...

Sudoku

Full Story

Sports

Mt. Pleasant ousted by Hopewell

One bad inning put the Mt. Pleasant baseball team in a deep hole in its WPIAL Class AAA playoff game against Hopewell on Monday. A second bad inning sealed Mt. Pleasant’s fate. More...

Sports Notices

RUNNING Highlands 5K More...

Western Beaver upsets Frazier

The Frazier softball team fell behind early in Monday’s WPIAL Class A first-round playoff game, and despite a late-game rally, the Commodores couldn’t climb out of the hole, falling to Western Beaver, 12-11, at West Allegheny High School. More...

Officers retained on city board

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority’s Board of Directors voted to keep all officers at their previous position.  More...

State police called to Bullskin shooting

State police at Uniontown were called to Bullskin Township Monday evening for a reported shooting. Fayette County 911 said they had received multiple calls from the Bullskin area and state police were investigating. More...

Connellsville gifted students present Living Wax Museum

Connellsville Area School District’s Elementary Gifted Program presented its third annual Living Wax Museum.  The Gifted Program, also known as Impact, is a supplemental education program for students with outstanding aptitude and exceptio More...

Obituaries

Harry W. McDowell

Connellsville

Harry W. McDowell, 91, of Connellsville passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Ron Fetsco. He was born Dec. 18, 1924 in Dunbar, a son of the late John and Eva Addis Mc- Dowell.  More...

Harry Zimmerman

Scottdale

Harry Donald Zimmerman, 92, a lifelong resident of Scottdale, died early Saturday morning, May 14, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. More...

Opinion

Investment in education is a good thing

The best way for Pennsylvania to grow its economy and expand opportunity for individuals is to invest in a well-educated workforce. Most Pennsylvanians get this and support investing in education. More...

Heroism and courage in the face of death

He wrote poetry using his blood as ink. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Lifestyles

Electronics Technology program

Students in Connellsville  Area Career and Technical Center’s Electronics Technology program, helped replace the Christmas lights hung in Connellsville during the  Christmas seasons. The students who helped are; Austin  More...

Southmoreland Middle School

Southmoreland Middle School presented Singing the Tunes of American Music Legends in the school’s cafetorium. More...

A Spring Finale Concert

Southmoreland High School band presented A Spring Finale Concert in the Celebration of the Joy of Music in the school’s auditorium recently. More...

Click here for digital edition
2016-05-17 digital edition