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June 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tri-Town celebrates 25th annual homecoming

The 25th Annual Tri-Town Homecoming took place Saturday in downtown Dawson.  Hosted by the Greater Tri- Town Area Historical Society, hundreds attended the community oriented event.  More...


Ali’s hometown joins together in prayer and celebration

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. He raised his hands to the sky, eyes closed, surrounded by congregants at the church where their father once worshipped. More...

Journalist killed in Somalia; a dangerous country for media

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a female journalist in Somalia’s capital Sunday, a radio producer at state-run Radio Mogadishu said.  Sagal Salad Osman, a producer for the station, was shot outside a universit More...

Veteran NPR journalist, translator killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and an Afghan translator, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in southern Afghanistan on Sunday.  More...


New labels healthy choice

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The American Diabetes Association and 43 other health groups endorsed new guidelines last week calling for far greater use of gastric bypass surgery to treat Type 2 diabetes, a disease already afflicting 26 million Americans that is likely to be the More...

Transparency gets a deserved win in court

The Public Utility Commission owes the people of Pennsylvania even greater transparency than is demanded by the Right-to-Know Law.  More...

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Tri-Town Trot gets strong turnout

Event is part of Dawson Homecoming Festival

Over 100 individuals gathered Saturday morning in Dawson to take part in the 23rd annual Tri-Town Trot.  Race director Rich Husband said the event was established to bring more people into the area for the Dawson Homecoming Festival, which was c More...

Unsung players stepping up in Stanley Cup Final

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — This is a Stanley Cup Final filled with stars who have won the Hart Trophy, Olympic gold medals and numerous other awards. More...

Pujols homer lifts Angels over Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Tony Watson in the top of the eighth inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win Sunday. More...

261st anniversary of Braddock’s Crossing being commemorated

Historical society hosting weekend event June 25 and 26

The Connellsville Area Historical Society is planning its 13th annual commemoration of Gen. More...

Lions Club to kick off concert series

Del Sols open venue on June 12

Connellsville Lions 2016 Lions Square Concert Series kicks off on June 12. The concerts will run on Sundays during the summer through Aug. 28 (except July 3), said organizer and Connellsville Lions Club member George Puskar. More...


Julie Mae Ansell

Mt. Pleasant

Julia Mae Ansell, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Bullskin Township, passed away peacefully Friday, June 3, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. More...

Rosemary T. Mucha


Rosemary T. Mucha, 70, of Connellsville, Bullskin Township, died Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.   Funeral arrangements for Rosemary have been entrusted to the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., Scottdale.   More...

Albert Petrazzi


Albert Anthony Petrazzi, 72, of Greensburg, died on June 3, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was born September 24, 1943, on a military base in Abilene Texas. More...

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In 1844, the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London. In 1889, a fire destroyed all of downtown Seattle, Washington. More...


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Yard sale  Paradise United Methodist church is having a yard sale behind the church at 105 Hoke Road on Rt. 982 Mt. Pleasant, June 10 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and June 11 from 7 a.m. to noon. More...

Don’t flush unused drugs down the drain


DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that some people dump their unused medicines into the sink or toilet, which then gets into our drinking water. Is this true, and could it affect my health? DEAR READER: Unfortunately, it’s true. More...


Chances are if you’re a senior, things are starting to fall into place. Graduation is here, and you’ve most likely decided on your post-high school plans. More...

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