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October 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Exercise, anger may trigger heart attack

If you’re angry or upset, you might want to simmer down before heading out for an intense run or gym workout. More...

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Keith King, Vice President (left) and Bugs Orndorff, President of the Springfield Township Volunteer Hose Company, get ready for the upcoming buckwheat and pancake breakfast benefiting the local fire department. More...

News

Brazilian prosecutors bring new charges against ex-president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian prosecutors said on Monday that they brought new charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, adding yet another accusation to a series of corruption charges against the embattled left-leaning leader who More...

Nearly a week after hurricane hit Haiti, UN appeals for aid

MARFRANC, Haiti (AP) — At a cramped police station serving as a makeshift clinic, Darline Derosier fastened IV drips to jail cell bars, wiped the brows of cholera patients and tended to the wounds of those injured when Hurricane Matthew slammed into More...

Ligonier Township man relives history as re-enactor

LIGONIER. (AP) — Wade Stoner once operated sonar and scuba gear on submarines. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1779, Polish nobleman Casimir Pulaski died from wounds he suffered while fighting for American independence in the Revolutionary War. In 1890, the Daughters of the American Revolution formed. In 1975, “Saturday Night Live” debuted on NBC. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?”  — (Luke 9:25 AKJV)  Your soul is more important than things. Get right with God.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Divorce workshop   More...

Connellsville sponsoring Halloween home decorating contest

The city will once again have a Halloween home decorating contest this year. The categories will be judges favorite, best theme and spookiest. More...

Mt. Pleasant School District, community to combat opioids

“We have a bad one. A lot needs to be done. They need help. These kids are facing the fight of their lives, and they need our help.”  More...

Today marks voter registration deadline

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The registration deadline is Tuesday for Pennsylvanians who want to vote in the presidential election next month.  The Nov. 8 ballot also includes a competitive race for U.S. More...

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On Sunday, with the Jacobs Watershed Association cleaned more than eight cubic yards of trash from the area. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Cominsky

Scottdale

Thomas “Andy” Andrew Cominsky, 25, of North Hickory Street, Scottdale, lost his battle with a drug addiction, Sunday morning, Oct. 9, 2016, at his residence. He was born Jan. 6, 1991 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Lori J. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Many in the region are perhaps familiar with my family’s story. What is perhaps less well known is our local legislators’ roles in the tale. Today, I’d like to share with you a little about Rep. More...

No more cliches about abortion

Commentary

In 1974, not long after the U.S. Supreme Court made abortion legal in all three trimesters of pregnancy, William F. More...

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Sports

Scotties, Vikings play to 1-1 tie

Just about anytime Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland meet on an athletic field or court, fans can expect a close, hard-fought match-up. More...

Penguins star Sidney Crosby out with another concussion

Sidney Crosby was playing the best hockey of his life. More...

Crosby, McDavid top list of NHL players to watch

Sidney Crosby, coming off Stanley Cup and World Cup of Hockey titles, has to top any list of NHL players to watch this season.  The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar may never approach the 36-goal, 120-point season he had a decade ago when he won hi More...

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