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November 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CAHS Presents ‘The Mouse That Roared’

Connellsville Area High School seniors will present “The Mouse That Roared,” a play based on Leonard Wibberley’s classic satirical look at a small country who accidentally defeats the United States in open war, tonight. More...

News

Pushing U.S. policy rightward, Trump taps Sessions and Flynn

NEW YORK (AP) — President elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday with his announcement that he will nominate Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general and Kansas Rep. More...

New law allows Pennsylvanians to hide some old criminal records

HARRISBURG (AP)— Pennsylvania residents with minor criminal convictions that are at least a decade old have begun applying to seal those cases from public view under a new state law. More...

Trump agrees to $25M settlement to resolve Trump U lawsuits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President elect Donald Trump agreed Friday to pay $25 million to settle several lawsuits against his now-defunct school for real estate investors, averting a trial in a potentially embarrassing case that he had vowed during the More...

Opinion

Media threw dirt at Trump but it didn’t stick

Another View

The corporate media threw all the dirt and garbage they could find or conjure up at Donald Trump and none of it stuck. The more they tried to hurt him with printed words and sound bites, the better he looked to average people. More...

Thanksgiving under siege by Christmas holiday

The nation is less than a week away from Thanksgiving, a holiday that increasingly is under siege, despite its prominence in the history and mythology of this country. More...

Canada skeptical about dealing with Trump

National Perspective

Put aside your preconceptions about NAFTA for just a moment. And your assumptions about Canada, too. Look across the border and you’ll find that the Canadians want to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement also. More...

Sports

First day of winter practice an intense one for local teams

It might have felt more like spring on Friday, but winter sports teams around the WPIAL were hitting the gyms and the pools for their first official day of practice. Locally, those initial practices got pretty intense.  More...

Penguins beat Isles in OT, 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Letang scored 1:24 into overtime, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the last-place New York Islanders 3-2 on Friday night. More...

Steelers look to cure defensive woes against Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison feels the team’s current defensive woes can be cured.  Adding a former first-round pick into the mix can only help.  More...

Senate hearing for Sessions likely to revisit racial issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. More...

Man in hospital following accident

A Maloy’s Paving employee was injured in an accident Thursday afternoon in South Connellsville. More...

Obituaries

Rev. David A. Bell Sr.

Scottdale

Rev. David A. Bell, Sr., 69, of Scottdale, died suddenly, Thursday evening, Nov. More...

Thomas F. Bell

Connellsville

Thomas F. Bell, 69, of Connellsville, passed away Nov. 16, 2016, in Golden Living, Uniontown.  He was born Dec. 25, 1946, in Connellsville, a son of the late Francis Sabala and Patricia Ann Bell.  Thomas was a member of St. Rita RC Church. More...

Scott Casterwiler

Dunbar Township

Scott William “Stretch” Casterwiler, 52, of Dunbar Township, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in the UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Pennsylvania. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30 AKJV)  These words of John the Baptist should be the example we follow as we follow Jesus.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Christmas at the Circle More...

New cancer treatments lessen side effects of chemotherapy

DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother was diagnosed with cancer and will soon begin chemotherapy. I’d like to understand how chemotherapy is given, and how it fights cancer. More...

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