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Everson proposes new animal ordinance

Everson Borough Council approved a motion to advertise its proposed new domestic animals ordinance at its monthly meeting Monday.  Rather than amend existing Ordinance 168, Borough Solicitor Mark Rowan said it “made more sense” to re More...

News

Deadly cat feces causes rift among animal defenders in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Two wildlife issues have collided in Hawaii, pitting one group of animal defenders against another in an impassioned debate. The point of contention? Deadly cat poop and the feral felines that produce it. More...

New author shares his book

Stephen Nagy of Leisenring No. 1 has just become an author with his science fiction/ fantasy work, “Poster Smash.” The 200-page fictional work also has the distinction of being illustrated by his younger sister Rosemary Nagy. More...

Deeds

Bullskin   • Undeveloped land, bought by Shawn A. and Heather L. Kistler from Daniel and Kathleen Morris, $16,000.  • 120 Prittstown Road, bought by Jodie B. Dowden from William H. Smith, $97,000.  More...

Opinion

Automation is taking jobs away

Letters to the editor

Foreign workers are not taking all jobs away. Neither is shipping jobs overseas. Automation is taking most of your jobs and will continue to do so. We are moving into a new age where most of us will not find jobs.  More...

Trump and the Central Park five

While our airways are currently inundated with story after story demonstrating Donald Trump’s sexism and sexually aggressive behavior toward women, it has the ironic benefit to Trump of diverting attention from his racist behavior as most power More...

Our leadership void

Commentary

Wisdom seems a precious and rare commodity these days. And yet, we have a heritage, to paraphrase the late William F. Buckley, the founder of National Review, to call upon. Even, as it happens, in newspaper columns.  More...

Sports

Gators muzzle Greyhounds

The Geibel girls soccer team has been plagued with injuries again this year, but the Gators have managed to win some games, anyway. More...

MP girls edge Golden Lions

Vikings girls earn second straight section title

Shayree Ansell scored a goal, and Anna Billey found the net for the game-winner as the Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team earned a 2-1 Section 2-AAA win at Greensburg Salem to wrap up the regular season. Chelsey Frock was in goal for Mt. Pleasant. More...

Pens lose to Avs in OT, 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog redirected a shot by Nathan MacKinnon past Marc-Andre Fleury 22 seconds into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche by the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night. More...

Martell: SPP scores ‘inflated in areas’

Superintendent believes scores not true visual of district success

When the Pennsylvania Department of Education released their Student Performance Profile scores publicly Thursday, Connellsville Area Senior High School saw their score drop 11 points from 87.9 in 2015 to 76.3 in 2016. More...

Dawson man charged in church burglary

A Dawson man is in prison after police said he burglarized a church using a pellet gun. Damian Michael Smith, 23, was charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief. More...

Obituaries

James Adenhart Jr.

Mount Braddock

James “Pap” H. Adenhart Jr., 71, of Mount Braddock, died Oct. 14, 2016 in Golden Living Nursing Center, Uniontown. He was born March 12, 1945 in Mt. Braddock, son of the late James H. Adenhart Sr. and Elizabeth Coleman Adenhart. More...

John M. Banasick

Perryopolis

John M. Banasick, 76, of Perryopolis, formerly of Belle Vernon, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at his home. Born Aug. 16, 1940 in Scottdale, he was the son of the late John J. and Sophie Yelenosky Banasick. More...

Verdella L. Davison

Melcroft

Verdella L. (Siesky) Ritenour Davison, 79, a longtime resident of Melcroft, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in the Scottdale Manor Rehabilitation Center, East Huntingdon Township. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1767, the boundary between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania (the Mason-Dixon Line) was established. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God: But he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.”  — (Luke 12:8-9 AKJV)  Ch More...

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Fasting versus non-fasting cholesterol tests

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I heard that fasting will no longer be required before a cholesterol test. Will the results still be as accurate? More...

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