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January 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant senior center makes plans for new year

The Mt. More...

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Mt. Pleasant Area recognized as Digital Citizenship

Mount Pleasant Area School Board Superintendent Dr. More...

Laurelville church to offer new ‘school’s out’ program

Parents who need someone to look after their children when Mt. More...

Trump predicts all Cabinet picks will win

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting President elect Donald Trump predicted Monday that all of his Cabinet picks would win Senate confirmation even as Democrats charged that Trump’s team wa More...

Opinion

Online commenters blend fact with fiction

There’s a section in the nearly 600-page 2016 edition of the Associated Press Stylebook — a journalist’s bible to all things writing and reporting — that warns against mistaking the internet for an encyclopedia. The excerpt reads: More...

Pennsylvania Teen Health Week begins Monday

January 9-13 marks the second annual Pennsylvania Teen Health Week, when adults and teens in our communities are focused on the unique health needs of teens. More...

Radical hospitality shows hope, promise

“Radical hospitality and generosity.” That’s a phrase I heard Carter Snead, a law professor at Notre Dame, use this fall and I can’t get it out of my head. It’s an attractive phrase. It draws you in. More...

Sports

Falcons too much for Golden Lions

The Connellsville girls basketball team didn’t play its best game of the season during Monday’s Section 3-AAAAA home game against visiting Greensburg Salem.  Fortunately for the Falcons, they were able to overcome some of their own m More...

Geibel girls take down Jefferson-Morgan, 40-35

Monday’s Section 2-A girls basketball game between Jefferson-Morgan and host Geibel couldn’t have gotten much closer.  More...

Connellsville wrestlers fall to Waynesburg

Tristen Stepanic (113), Mason Franks (120), Dylan Ross (126) and Jobi Cook (182) all won by fall, but the Connellsville wrestling team lost a close non-section match at Waynesburg, 31-30. More...

South Connellsville to address water issues

About 175 property owners in South Connellsville Borough will get letters telling them they must address water infiltration problems, many caused by rain spouts connected to the sewer system. More...

Indian Head man dies in car accident

An Indian Head man died Monday after he lost control of his vehicle on Indian Creek Road in Saltlick Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Jason Craig, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, police said.  He was travelin More...

Obituaries

Denise M. Harim

Dunbar

Denise Marie Harim, 41, of Dunbar, Pa., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at home, surrounded by her family.  Denise was born July 25, 1975, in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., the daughter of Joseph A. Harim Sr. More...

Donna L. Hershberger

Mt. Pleasant

Donna L. (Wilkins) Hershberger, 71, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Always Care in Connellsville.  Mrs. Hershberger was born April 2, 1945, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late Vern and Louise Pryce Wilkins.  More...

Marci L. Kitta

Mt. Pleasant

Marci Lee Kitta, 33, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in UPMC-Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Miss Kitta was born Aug. 20, 1983, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Mitchell G. Kitta (April) and Brenda Poorbaugh Metz. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1776, Thomas Paine published his pro-independence pamphlet “Common Sense,” which quickly sold some 100,000 copies. In 1863, the London Underground subway began operations. More...

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Bible Digest

“He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.” (Psalms 147:3 AKJV) Are you broken? Let the Lord bring healing to your life. He loves you. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Driver license center closed The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Jan. 14, through Monday, Jan. More...

Post-menopausal women most at risk for osteoporosis

Dear Doctor: I just turned 65, and even though I’m strong and healthy, my friends say I should be concerned about osteoporosis. What is it, and how do I know if I have it? More...

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