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President Trump takes over @POTUS Twitter handle

Donald Trump built his campaign on early morning tweet storms and hashtag-worthy slogans. More...

News

Police, protestors clash near Trump’s parade route

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. More...

Spotto’s serves as All-American hardware store

Spotto’s Hardware offers as many American-made products as possible as it strives to give customers what they want, manager Sam Spotto III said.  The store has been a fixture in downtown Connellsville for three generations of the Spotto fa More...

Local police promote community unity

For State Representative Ryan Warner, local municipal police departments are a high topic of focus.  Warner’s district includes municipalities such as Connellsville, South Connellsville, Perryopolis and Scottdale, all which have local poli More...

Opinion

Release of Manning travesty of justice

(WSJ) President Obama’s decision Tuesday to commute the 35-year prison sentence of Pfc. Chelsea, née Bradley,Manning will be celebrated on the left as a vindication of a well-intentioned whistleblower whose imprisonment at Ft. More...

Obama departure leaves legacy of accomplishment

(Washington Observer-Reporter) Most presidential memoirs are not remembered as landmarks of literary achievement.  More...

President Trump sworn in, takes Oval Office

For nearly two and a half centuries this continent has been buffeted by the breezes, and sometimes battered by the fierce atmospheric currents, of change. This weekend the winds veered in gusts, and the country reeled with change. More...

Sports

Connellsville bounces Baldwin

Connellsville boys basketball coach Andy Hedrick believes that, despite the Falcons’ record, they have the potential to play with anybody, including the top teams in Section 2-AAAAAA. On Friday night, that potential was realized. More...

Vikings drive past Gators, 75-53

The Geibel boys basketball team fell behind early in Friday’s non-section game against visiting Mt. Pleasant, but the Gators fought their way back to take a lead at the half. More...

Stone reaches 1,000 in Southmoreland’s win

Brandon Stone reached 1,000 career points, scoring 26 to lead the Southmoreland boys basketball team to a 71-52 Section 4-AAA win at Burgettstown. Stone’s tally includes three 3-pointers. More...

Ramsey Elementary School students create presidential project

If U.S. President Donald Trump would like some advice on what to do when he becomes president, he needs to look no further than the Ramsay Elementary School in Mt. Pleasant. More...

Connellsville crowns Mr. Irresistible, Snow Princess

Megan Kirkpatrick (left) crowns Francesca Stefano as the 2017 Snow Princess Friday during Connellsville’s boys basketball game against Baldwin. Gavin Cellurale and Derek Orndorff were named Co-Mr. Irresistible. More...

Obituaries

Andrew J. Hresko

Mt. Pleasant

Andrew Joseph Hresko, 90, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville.  He was born March 16, 1926, in Central, a son of the late George and Nellie Mintus Hresko.  Mr. More...

Teri L. Snyder

Connellsville

Teri L. Snyder, 63, of Connellsville, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Jan.17, 2017. She was born July 19, 1953, in Connellsville, a daughter of Hagan L. Guthrie of Morrell, and the late Laura Arlene (Humphries) Guthrie. More...

Mary E. Stouffer

Mt. Pleasant

Mary E. Stouffer, 84, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Connellsville, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Jo Ella’s Personal Care Home, Mt. Pleasant. She was born May 8, 1932, in Bullskin Township, a daughter of the late William and Mariam (Snyder) Stouffer. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’S BEST BETS

PGA Tour Golf 3 p.m. More...

Girls’ Friendship Changes As Toddlers Become Teens

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I have known “Kathy” for 13 years. Her parents moved up the street from us when we were both 2. I don’t remember much when we were younger, but everyone says we had some good times.  More...

ASTROGRAPH

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Take whatever others do in stride, but don’t let it ruin your plans. Consider ways you can bring about physical improvements using methods that have worked for you in the past.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived thereby is not wise.” (Proverbs 20:1 AKJV)  Do not be deceived by alcohol and drugs. It will ruin your life and hurt others who love you.   More...

Church News

Religious panel held More...

Back to the Future?

In a time when the sexual culture of our nation, and the West in general, is being challenged, some perspective may prove helpful. More...

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