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September 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CASD to set up flood relief foundation

Connellsville Area School Board will vote at Wednesday’s regular meeting on whether they will form a temporary foundation designed to send donations received as a result of the flood to Connellsville Area Community Ministries.  More...

News

FDA Oks 1st muscular dystrophy drug; awaits proof it works

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.  More...

Samsung says it has found no battery problem in China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Monday that its investigation into the first report of a Galaxy Note 7 fire in China found no battery problem, reducing concerns that its smartphone crisis had expanded to the world’s largest mobile More...

Hawaii lawmakers promise reform for confined fishermen

State and federal lawmakers are promising to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii’s commercial fleet, and at least one company has already stopped buying fish from the boats following an Associated Press invest More...

Opinion

A weekend of inhumanity

Another View

When a man goes to a local shopping mall dressed as a security guard and stabs nine people while reportedly referencing Allah, the hardest thing for a population to do is to keep its collective cool. It is also the most necessary.  More...

Funding to combat Zika should be disentangled

Public health officials say more than 670 pregnant women in the United States have been diagnosed with the Zika virus. More...

The true value of life

Commentary

“Life is a gift, not an accident,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said in a recent speech at the University of Notre Dame. More...

Sports

Falcons rally to beat Mustangs

Connellsville boys soccer team scores two goals in second half to earn victory

A fast start and a strong finish provided the recipe for success for the Connellsville boys soccer team in Monday’s 3-2 non-section win over host Laurel Highlands. More...

Raiders roll past Scotties

There wasn’t much for Southmoreland fans to cheer about in Monday’s Section 3-AA girls soccer game against visiting Waynesburg. More...

Redding qualifies for WPIAL finals

Southmoreland golfer Josh Redding put together a fine round at the boys Section 2-AA qualifier on Monday at the Latrobe Elks Golf Club. Redding was the only golfer to shoot a qualifying score as he carded a low round of 77. More...

Committee formed to organize flood relief funding

Meeting set for Monday to discuss hazardous mitigation

As Connellsville nears the month-anniversary of the Aug. More...

CDBG competitive grant could be used for York Bridge repairs

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Mike Edwards on Monday told members that due to the recent flooding in the city, he is suggesting city council ask for an extension on its 2016 CDBG allocation use and also said the city could More...

Obituaries

Deborah L. Bevan

Connellsville

Deborah Lynn Bevan, 64, of Connellsville, passed into eternal rest and peace on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Latrobe Hospital.  She was born February 7, 1952 in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late Donald D. More...

Thelma D. Meyers

Connellsville

Thelma Denise (Rose) Meyers, 51, of Connellsville, died Friday, September 16, 2016 after her long battle with cancer at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born May 29, 1965 in Connellsville, the daughter of the late Melvin Rose and Ca More...

John H. Swink Sr.

Dunbar Township

John H. Swink Sr., 74, of Dunbar Township, formerly of Bullskin Township, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at home. He was born Jan. 23, 1942, in Connellsville, a son of the late Adam R. and Pauline (Helms) Swink. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1873, the New York Stock Exchange closed because of a banking panic.  In 1881, Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as president, one day after the death of James Garfield. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Vendor show   A vendor show, sponsored by the Highlands Hospital Auxiliary, will be held Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Evangelist Church Social Hall, 508 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville. More...

Church to hold chicken and biscuit dinner

A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 126 E. Fairview Ave., Connellsville. It is dine in or take out. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 12 and under. More...

Coping with stress helps your heart and your brain

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. Heart disease runs in my family. More...

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