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November 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bailor fundraiser successful

A group of Connellsville Little League parents held a softball tournament Oct. 15 and 16 to raise money for Bob Bailor Baseball Field in Connellsville’s Dutch Bottom. More...

News

Fallen soldiers saluted

Above: A three-volley salute in remembrance of Pfc. Joseph Petrarca and Staff Sgt. John Earnesty. The Scottdale-Everson Bridge was renamed in their honor. More...

Powerful earthquake strikes New Zealand, killing 2 people

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand’s South Island early Monday, killing at least two people, damaging buildings and infrastructure, and prompting warnings to people along the coast to move to higher gr More...

Trump can quickly alter Supreme Court agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before Donald Trump chooses a Supreme Court nominee, the new president can take steps to make several contentious court cases go away. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1936, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic. In 1969, journalist Seymour Hersh broke the story of the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam over The Associated Press wire service.  More...

HELP ME, HARLAN!

Cheating leaves student struggling to find answers

Dear Harlan,  More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Cookie sale St. Rita Christian Mothers will hold their annualChristmascookiesaleon9am.Dec. 10 in Bucci Hall (St. Rita Social Hall) on First Street in Connellsville. More...

Eating Well, Holiday Style

You don’t have to abstain from delicious eats to have a healthier, less-fattening holidaY

It’s quite common for people to put on a pound or two during the holidays. From family get-togethers and party buffets to sit-down dinners, the temptations of holiday treats are everywhere. More...

Reassure your daughter as she goes through puberty

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: What should I expect when my daughter goes through puberty? How can I help her as she goes through these changes?  More...

Redevelopment Authority to hold public hearings

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority will hold two public hearings to get input regarding the city’s decision to submit an application for the Community Development Block Grant competitive program. More...

Mt. Pleasant water service may see improvements

The Main Street repair project in Mt. More...

Obituaries

Rocker Leon Russell dies in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock ‘n’ roll’s top records, has died. More...

Gravelly-voiced singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Cohen, the baritone voiced Canadian singer songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in songs like “Hallelujah,” ‘‘Suzanne” and “Bird on a Wire,” has died a More...

Opinion

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Will Trump really change our politics?

Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, Nov. More...

The drug conundrum

“DEA arrests doctors in largest ever crackdown on illegal Rx drugs.” Headlines like this feed apprehension and concern throughout the legitimate medical professions in the United States because it’s true and it’s happening. More...

Sports

Vikings remember DiPasquale’s dedication

When John D. DiPasquale Sr. passed away Nov. 1, his family lost a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and the Mt. Pleasant area lost one of the most steadfast members of its athletic community.  More...

Wiltrout signs with UNC

Connellsville senior Madison Wiltrout (seated, center) has signed a letter of intent to compete on a full scholarship for the University of North Carolina’s track and field team. More...

Tigers seemed headed for a fall before loss to Pitt

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson had teetered on the edge of defeat most of the year, so when it finally occurred, the loss to Pittsburgh left the Tigers more puzzled than shocked. More...

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