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News

President-elect still loves 1980s when his status grew in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Knight. Don King. Sylvester Stallone. More...

Sentencing will begin in South Carolina shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. More...

Community Ministries still seeking donations

Connellsville Area Community Ministries is still looking for donations for its annual Sharing the Harvest campaign.  The goal of the campaign is to raise $100,000 to cover the expenses of the ministries.  Executive Director Chip Rowan said More...

Opinion

National debt climbs as programs head for insolvency

As everybody knows, buying stuff is more fun than paying for it, and living within one’s means entails unpleasant choices, such as doing without and delaying gratification. Financial discipline is not much fun. More...

State agencies should not decide how to distribute federal funds

A new rule from the Department of Health and Human Services makes it clear that state agencies should not be determining how to distribute millions of dollars of federal Title X family planning funds based on anything other than a health clinic&rsquo More...

The Middle East needs Christ more than ever

NEW YORK -- “Why do people go to church on Christmas?” It was one of the questions passersby asked in conversation as they noticed the security line before midnight Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Christmas Eve. More...

Sports

Geibel girls take down Maples

The Geibel girls basketball team has big goals when it comes to making the WPIAL Class A playoffs this season. More...

Healthy Steelers eager for rematch with Dolphins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The last two Januarys, the Pittsburgh Steelers walked into the stadium for a playoff game hoping there were enough warm bodies to go around. More...

Falcons skate past John Marshall, 5-4

Ryan Brown scored two goals, including a shorthanded marker as the Connellsville hockey team defeated host John Marshall, 5-4 in PIHL action on Monday. Paul Neighbors had a goal and an assist for the Falcons (4-7). More...

F.C. District Attorney files motion in Vicites case

He claims commissioner had no heroin, opiates in his system when shot by his wife

A Fayette County commissioner did not have heroin or other opiates in his system the morning he was shot, and photos depicting stamp bags of suspected heroin were not taken in the commissioner’s home, but came from another criminal case, accord More...

Obituaries

Catherine Andyjohn

Connellsville

Catherine (Kathleen) Quinn Andyjohn, 86, of Connellsville, died Sunday Jan. 1, 2016 at Hillside Estates.  She was born February 12, 1930 in Connellsville, the daughter of the late James and Catherine (Andursky) Quinn. More...

Glenn ‘Buck’ Ghrist

Dunbar

Glenn ‘Buck’ Derek Ghrist, 25, of Dunbar, Pa., died Dec. 31, 2016 at home. He was born Dec. 31, 1991 in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., son of Glenn F. Ghrist Jr. and Bonnie Johnston. He was a lumber stocker for Holt & Bugbee. More...

Arlene M. Bagley

South Union Township

Arlene M. Bagley, 66, of South Union Township, formerly of Johnstown, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 after a valiant battle with ovarian cancer. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1777, Revolutionary forces under the command of George Washington defeated the British at Princeton, New Jersey. In 1947, a session of Congress was televised for the first time to viewers in three East Coast cities. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For you have possessed my reins: you have covered me in my mother’s womb. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Quilt Guild meeting set   The Hearts and Hands Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 600 Mulberry St., Scottdale. New members are welcome. If you have any questions, please call 724-887-4682. More...

Hearing Loss Is Not Uncommon as We Age

Dear Doctor: My parents, who are in their late 70s, are both now using hearing aids. More...

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