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November 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Election pits Warner against Mari, Mahoney against Dowling

Voters heading to the polls on Tuesday also have several local elections in which to cast their votes. In the race for the 52nd District’s seat, Republican incumbent Ryan Warner (Perryopolis) is facing Democrat James Mari (North Union Township). More...

The Undecideds: They’re out there, and so very conflicted

WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the sound, fury, fact, fallacy, bluster and blarney of the 2016 presidential campaign, there still are undecided voters out there.  Really.  And they’re not just people who’ve buried their heads More...

Men charged in 2013 store burglary, assault

Two men remain in prison, following charges related to a 2013 burglary and assault at a Mt. More...

Opinion

Stop all them danged ads

Wanderings

Pennsylvania, which had been a no-contest state in presidential primaries because of its late balloting, is a now a swing state with less than a week until the election. More...

Letter to the editor

The devastation at Connellsville Church of God as a result of the storm on Aug. 28, 2016, was publicized in The Daily Courier and on the television. More...

The rebellion of 2016

National Perspective

GETTYSBURG — This has been the year of living rebelliously.  Exhausted, frustrated, disgusted, millions of Americans nonetheless go to the polls Tuesday, possessed, despite all their disappointment and despair, with a sense of hope for the More...

Sports

Beaver Falls tops Mt. Pleasant

Torian Leak rushed for 152 yards and two touchdowns, and the Beaver Falls football team dominated the second half on the way to a 42-14 win over visiting Mt. Pleasant in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs on Friday at Geneva College. More...

Frazier falls to Brentwood

The Frazier football team came into Friday’s WPIAL Class AA playoff opener looking to rekindle some magic from last season’s run to the Class A semifinals. More...

Steelers-Ravens rivalry has new look

BALTIMORE (AP) — Not too long ago, Terrell Suggs spent extra time in the weight room in anticipation of the hard-hitting, physically exhausting drama known as Steelers s. Ravens. More...

Southmoreland named third most overachieving district

Southmoreland Superintendent John Molnar provided the board with a “State of the Schools” report at Thursday’s meeting and that report included a much higher score at the high school and a drop in the score at the elementary school. More...

West Crawford students celebrate positive choices

Students at West Crawford Elementary School spent Friday afternoon dancing to the Silento’s “Watch Me” and the “Cupid Shuffle” as part of a celebration on positive behaviors.  More...

Obituaries

Donald P. Randolph

El Paso, Texas

Donald “Randy” P. Randolph, passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. He was born on June 14, 1932, in Connellsville. Randy was a loving husband, father and grandfather. More...

Ronald Porter Knox, Jr.

Connellsville

Ronald Porter Knox, Jr., 57, of Connellsville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at home.  He was born July 28, 1959 in Connellsville, the son of the late Ronald Porter Sr. and Gloria Jean (Addis) Knox. More...

Glenn R. Scarlett

Connellsville

Glenn Richard “Papa” Scarlett, 80, of Connellsville, also a longtime resident of Mentor, Ohio, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at his home, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family. He was born Dec. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1605, Guy Fawkes was arrested in a Westminster Palace cellar, and the Gunpowder Plot to assassinate King James I of England was thwarted. In 1872, suffragist Susan B. Anthony defied the law by voting, leading to a $100 fine. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Saying to them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but you have made it a den of thieves.”  — (Luke 19:46 AKJV)  Be in church. Pray at church. It will make a difference in your life.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Election day dinner   The Everson Volunteer Fire Company will host an all you can eat spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the fire hall. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. More...

Nonsurgical treatments often work to relieve knee pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor because of aching pain in my knee, which sometimes buckles unexpectedly. He says I have chondromalacia. What is this, and what can I do to relieve the pain? More...

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