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October 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City police to conduct aggressive driving enforcement

Connellsville police will join the Pennsylvania State Police and more than 205 municipal agencies in conducting aggressive driving enforcement throughout November.  More...

News

Ex-attorney general sentenced to jail, cuffed in court

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced Monday to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and lying about it under oath. More...

Beneath the fury, issues that matter

WHY IT MATTERS

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two. More...

As Medicaid loses stigma, election may cloud its future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, often stigmatized among government health care programs, is finally coming into its own.  The federal-state program for low-income people has been scarcely debated in the turbulent presidential election, but it More...

Opinion

Pushing politics to extract payments

Wanderings

My wife, Rosemary, a registered Republican, received a black and white poll in the mail. Plastered across the top of the sheet in bold black letters was the title: “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” I wonder who that could be.  More...

The real purpose of the Al Smith dinner

Commentary

Someone on Twitter the other night commented that New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, sitting between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York, must have some kind of “magic.” He, after all, managed to get the two of th More...

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Sports

Vikings fall to Talbots, 1-0

For the Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team, attack met resistance in Monday’s WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game against Hampton. More...

Stallings hoping to speed it up in first year at Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sheldon Jeter practically did a spit take when the Universit of Pittsburgh hired Kevin Stallings to replace Jamie Dixon last spring. More...

Bye lands at perfect time for ailing Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bye week looks like it landed at a perfect time for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The Steelers suffered their second straight lopsided defeat on Sunday, this one at home against the New England Patriots. More...

Health Board discusses landlord ordinance

Connellsville’s Board of Health continued its discussion of potentially creating a new landlord ordinance at its meeting Monday. Board members previously viewed a rough draft of the ordinance, presented by Connellsville City Council member, Dr. More...

Shooting victim identified

Shooter’s identity still unknown

Connellsville police identified the victim of a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in the city as Robert Allen Harris II, 24, of Uniontown.  According to police, at approximately 2:35 a.m. More...

Halloween treats

Members of New Haven Hose Company spent Monday night packing treat bags, which will be given out at the fire hall on the West Side after tonight’s annual Halloween parade. The parade will start at 7 p.m. Lineup begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Barnhart

Connellsville

Kenneth “Kenny” Barnhart, 53, of Connellsville, formerly of Indian Head, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at home. He was born Oct. 2, 1963, in Mt. More...

Darrell N. Harper

Vanderbilt

Darrell N. Harper, 82, of Vanderbilt (Franklin Township) passed away peacefully Saturday. Oct. 22, 2016 at his home, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family. He was born Oct. 10, 1934 in Dickerson Run. More...

Stanley J. Niezgoda

Ridgecrest, California

Stanley Joseph Niezgoda, 86, a resident of Ridgecrest, California for the past five years and formerly of Scottdale, died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, 2016, in Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, Ridgecrest, California. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1415, King Henry V led his English forces to victory at the Battle of Agincourt in northern France. In 1971, the U.N. General Assembly voted to admit the People’s Republic of China as the country’s “official” government, expelling Taiwan. More...

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Bible Digest

“This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have go More...

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New Haven hosts Halloween parade tonight

Tonight, the New Haven Hose Company will be hosting Connellsville’s annual Halloween parade. Lineup for the parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Pittsburgh and Green streets. Prejudging will start at 6:30 p.m. More...

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