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September 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville couple charged in 2015 death

Police say elder abuse resulted in death of Sally Nelson

A Connellsville couple was denied bail after being arrested for the 2015 murder of Sally Nelson.  Lisa Nelson, 33, and boyfriend Peter Lee Shoemaker Jr., 34, were charged with criminal homicide, conspiracy to commit criminal homicide, aggravated More...

News

US, China expected to join climate deal during Obama visit

HONOLULU (AP) — Opening his final trip to Asia, President Barack Obama is expected to join Chinese leader Xi Jinping in announcing their countries are formally taking part in a historic global climate deal. More...

Rash of unsolved homicides puts people on edge in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rash of unsolved outdoor homicides in Alaska’s largest city is putting residents on edge.  Altogether, the deaths of nine people who were killed on Anchorage trails, parks and isolated streets since January More...

US judge: Goverment can keep killing salmon-eating birds

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. More...

Opinion

Another View

For reporters, Clinton is like the gingerbread man … catch her if you can!

As you’re reading this — it has been 274 days Hillary Clinton has held a press conference.  In fact, on Aug. More...

Photo

Dick Orndorff submitted this photo of a coal-fired steam engine traveling over the high bridge at Ohiopyle in 1947. More...

National Perspective

Four gaps, one president

The first Republican presidential debate was almost exactly 13 months ago. The first actual balloting was almost exactly seven months ago. The two presidential tickets have been fixed for about 45 days. More...

Lifestyles

Ask Dr. K

Juicing is not all it’s cracked up to be

DEAR DOCTOR K: Are the benefits of juicing as great as I’ve heard?  More...

Governor walked through Bullskin devastation

Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Flood victims grateful for community support

Gov. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Collins

Summerville, S.C.

Thomas Keith Collins, 72, of Summerville, widower of Judith Ann Collins, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Magnolia Manor in St. Marys, GA.  More...

Diane Tomasko

Connellsville

Diane Lynn (Ferencak) Tomasko, 49, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, with her loving family at her side. She was born Jan. More...

Nettie Jean Livingston

Uniontown

Nettie Jean Livingston, 92, of Uniontown, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, in the Golden Living Center, Uniontown. She was born February 11, 1924, in Leisenring, a daughter of the late Harry M. and Hannah Prinkey Livingston. Ms. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV Schedule

Full Story

TV’s BEST BETS

PGA Tour Golf 2:30 p.m. on GOLF Labor Day weekend means a shift in tournament days for the PGA Tour with the Deutsche Bank Championship, which is played in Norton, Mass., beginning on a Friday rather than a Thursday and culminating on Labor Day. More...

DEAR ABBY

Three ‘Surprise’ Babies Are Not Enough For Mom

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have three children. Before we were married, we discussed that I wanted a big family. He said he didn’t want kids at all. This didn’t bother me because I had been told I would never be able to have children. More...

Sports

Warriors cruise past Falcons

While the Connellsville community continues its long road to recovery after Sunday s ooding, the towns football team was able to take the eld on Friday night at Penn-Trafford. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

GOLF Davies Ford outing More...

Vikings roll past Raiders

The Mt. Pleasant football team didn’t exactly roll out the red carpet to welcome Waynesburg to Viking Stadium. Instead, the Vikings shot out of the gate for three touchdowns in the rst quarter on the way to a 42-14 Interstate Conference win. More...

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