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September 8, 2016 RSS feed / News

Perryopolis woman, man charged with corruption of minor

A Perryopolis woman is accused of allowing a juvenile female to engage in a sexual relationship with an adult male while the pair resided in her home.  More...

Say goodbye to the iPhone’s headphone jack

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s latest iPhone may be more notable for what’s missing than what’s been added, as the consumer tech giant tries to revive demand for its top-selling product and nudge consumers closer to its vision of a wireless world. More...

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The “Tin Man” fire engine, was recently gifted to the Mt. Pleasant Borough Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Community yard sale, car show planned in South Connellsville

There’s a lot happening in the next few weeks in South Connellsville.  On Saturday, the borough will be hosting its second community yard sale of the year. On Sept. More...

Lucia honored as Mayor of the Year

Mayor Gerald Lucia of Mount Pleasant Borough received a series of accolades Tuesday when he was honored by the Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association, a professional organization with 481 active members representing the 1,021 mayors of the Comm More...

Green Party’s Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief

A North Dakota judge issued a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.  More...

Mt. Pleasant band director strikes chords of longevity

Frederick Collins is celebrating his 25th anniversary as band director at Mt. Pleasant Area Junior-Senior High School. More...

Ash Carter: Russia sowing seeds of global instability

OXFORD, England (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia on Wednesday of sowing seeds of global instability and questioned whether Moscow genuinely wants a viable ceasefire in Syria.  More...

Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive.  The Japanese electronics com More...

Missed opportunities detailed ahead of personnel agency hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government’s computers. More...

American Red Cross continues flood recovery efforts

New assistance hotline announced

The American Red Cross of Western Pennsylvania is continuing to offer recovery assistance to local Connellsville residents.  The latest count of individuals receiving direct financial assistance from the Red Cross since the flooding occurred is More...

Everson sets fall clean-up

Fall clean-up for Everson Borough will be held on October 3.  All items must be at the curb the night before.  Items that will not be accepted include tires, appliances containing Freon (unless the Freon has been removed and tagged by a cer More...

Female WWII pilot has finally been laid to rest at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — It took an act of Congress, but World War II pilot Elaine Harmon was finally laid to rest Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon died last year at age 95. More...

Lemont Furnace man charged in South Connellsville burglaries.

Additional charges were filed against a Lemont Furnace man after police said he broke into two South Connellsville homes.  Lonnie Dean Greenawalt Jr., 37, of 169 Morgan Road, was charged with two counts of burglary, four counts of theft by unlaw More...

Report: GPS placed California arson suspect at fire scene

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A GPS tracker placed a California arson suspect’s vehicle at the scene of a destructive wildfire north of San Francisco last month about a minute before it started, according to an investigation of the suspect in the More...

Mt. Pleasant center seeks food donations, volunteers for festival

The 30th annual Mt. Pleasant Glass & Ethnic Festival is fast approaching, and Mt. More...

Flu vaccinations now available at MARTIN’S pharmacies

To help customers stay healthy this flu season, vaccinations are now available at all GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets instore pharmacies. More...

Mexico finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, has resigned in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential candidate Donald More...

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