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November 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Connellsville

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! More...

News

Connellsville chamber holds winter coat drive

The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce contributed its annual donation to the Connellsville Area Community Ministries winter coat drive Monday afternoon.  “Every year, our part of the Connellsville Christmas festivities is to raise More...

Scottdale Historical Society to hold Christmas House Tour

The Scottdale Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas House Tour from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and will feature six homes in and around Scottdale decorated for the holidays. More...

Vets honored at LH school

Vets honored at LH  A commemoration ceremony honoring veterans focusing on those of the Vietnam Era was held recently at Laurel Highland High School.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1497, explorer Vasco da Gama rounded the Cape of Good Hope in Africa.  In 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as his replacement. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.” (John 6:35 AKJV)   More...

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CYS Christmas party   More...

Numerous events set to kickoff Christmas in Connellsville

• The FRIENDS of the Carnegie Free Library will be selling luminaria kits to light up driveways, walks, cement steps and more for Christmas Eve. The kits cost $10 and include 10 long-burning candles, 10 paper bags, sand and directions. More...

Teen’s homicide trial moves to juvenile court

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Redevelopment authority seeks $1 million in funding

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority is seeking an estimated $1 million in grant funding for various projects to improve the city, including flood relief.  Michael Edwards, the authority’s executive director, said he recently submitte More...

Obituaries

Rev. David A. Bell Sr.

Scottdale

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

Willard L. Bennett

Grants Pass, Ore.

Willard L. “Bill” Bennett, 85, of Grants Pass, Ore., left this world to be with God and family on Nov. 16, while in a private care facility.  Bill was born March 17, 1931 in Billings, Mont. More...

Virginia L. McCartney

Uniontown

Virginia L. McCartney, 86, of Uniontown, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at Uniontown Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Sept. More...

Opinion

Facebook, Google have ‘fake news’ problem

Another View

Facebook Fake news: The math doesn’t add up to editing  Facebook and Google have a “fake news” problem. Other people invent some sort of nonsense and scam social media and search engines into promoting it.  More...

Let public monitor bank settlement

Let the public monitor big bank settlement  It’s no secret some banks behaved badly during the past decade.  But the Obama administration wants to keep the public in the dark about how well these financial ne’er-do-wells are cha More...

Bork to the future this holiday season

You may be familiar with the word “bork” -- which one online dictionary defines as to “obstruct (someone, especially a candidate for public office) through systematic defamation or vilification.” The term comes, as you might r More...

Sports

Nicholson headed to ‘The Rock’

Adeline Nicholson made her college decision a while ago, but it became a bit more real when she recently put pen to paper.  The Southmoreland senior signed a letter of intent to continue her softball career at Slippery Rock University.  Nic More...

Santia looking to build up SHS wrestling program

Last season, the Southmoreland wrestling team crowned its first state champion in school history as Jake Beistel earned the top spot among Pennsylvania heavyweights. More...

Steelers OK with going for it, not so hot on Thursday games

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers don’t think coach Mike Tomlin needs to explain himself whenever his gut tells him to bail on convention. More...

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