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November 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

South Connellsville proposes 2017 budget

South Connellsville Borough introduced its 2017 proposed budget during a monthly council meeting Monday evening.  Council members Clyde Martz, Karen Holbrook, Kim Laws and George Jay were present and subsequently approved adoption of an updated More...

News

Prisons fight opioids with $1,000 injection, but does it work?

SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) — U.S. More...

Nephew in Netflix series ‘Making a Murder’ ordered released

MADISON, Wis. More...

Crime

Bullskin   Burglary: Police are investigating an incident that occurred Nov. 4 along Breakneck Road. Unknown actor(s) entered a residence and stole a jewelry box belonging to victim Kylie Stouffer Carleton of Connellsville. More...

Opinion

It’s time to reconsider the Electoral College

As it turns out, the presidential election was not “rigged” in the manner President-elect Donald Trump had warned of repeatedly during the campaign. More...

Pollsters need to check themselves

Midland Daily News. November 10, 2016  Forget voters, pollsters need to check themselves.  Polls are part of the political process, especially in presidential races. More...

Hope, change and aspirations triumph

Another View

“Do not let trials and pains overwhelm you.”  Pope Francis said this during Mass in Mexico City on the night of last Feb. 13, while at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. More...

Sports

Swink anxious to begin coaching career

This wrestling season will be different from all others at Connellsville High School. A new era is beginning as the Falcons for the first time ever will be coached by someone other than Tom Dolde Sr. or Tom Dolde Jr. More...

Steelers closing ranks as losing streak hits 4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ramon Foster knows the drill, even if it’s one the Pittsburgh Steelers have been largely able to avoid most of the last four-plus decades. More...

After upset win, Panthers must back it up

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As a general rule, Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt tries to steer clear of social media. He logs onto Facebook only occasionally, joking he likes something every couple of months so people know he’s still alive. More...

Will anti-Trump marches continue?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Demonstrators upset over the election of Donald Trump have marched in cities around the country over the past week, and some are making plans to be in Washington for his inauguration Jan. 20. More...

Connellsville SD to name tax committee delegates

Connellsville Area School District’s school board will vote Wednesday to appoint newly-named board treasurer Robert Geletko to serve as the primary voting delegate for the annual Tax Collection Committee meeting.  More...

Obituaries

Michael D. Grego

Connellsville

Michael D. Grego, 63, of Connellsville (Dunbar Township), passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, at his home, with his loving and devoted wife, Cindy, at his side. More...

Tina Marie Sloan

Washington, Pa.

Tina Marie Sloan, 53, of Washington, Pa., died Thursday, November 10, 2016, at her residence.  She was born Dec. 4, 1962, in Connellsville, a daughter of James E. More...

Thelma Porterfield

Mt. Pleasant

Thelma (Rimlinger) Porterfield, 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in the Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.  Mrs. Porterfield was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Mt. Pleasant. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1920, the League of Nations held its first assembly in Geneva.  In 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt laid the cornerstone for the Jefferson Memorial during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.   More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world.” (John 1:29 AKJV) More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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Many upcoming events scheduled in Connellsville

• Highlands Hospital Auxiliary will present the Annual Festival of Trees from now until Friday, Dec. 2. Chances may be purchased from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the hospital lobby. More...

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