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January 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Connellsville Area Middle School to present ‘Wizard of Oz’

Connellsville Area Middle School will go somewhere over the rainbow this spring as they will perform the classic “The Wizard of Oz” as its annual musical.  Musical Director Ben Haines and his cast and crew have begun the hard work to More...

A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women’s marches

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you wondered where many of Hollywood’s A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, you didn’t have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women’s marches in Washingto More...

Connellsville student receives Carnegie Merit Scholarship

Hunter Smith, an eighth-grade student at Connellsville Area Middle School, was recently awarded the C Glee at the Carnegie Merit Scholarship for 2017. Hunter has participated in the C Glee program since its inception in September. More...

Opinion

Obama leaves office with high approval rating

President Barack Obama left office with his highest approval ratings since the early days of his presidency, including a 60 percent approval number in a new CNN/ORC poll. More...

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Millennials face college debt, lack of jobs

Today’s lesson is about kids born between 1980 and 2000. I’ve collected this information from several sources and freely admit to plagiarizing the majority of these facts. More...

Sports

Steelers fall in AFC Championship

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Sheary, Crosby lead Pens to fourth straight victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary is in the midst of a career-best stretch — and he enjoyed another big game against his hometown team.  The Pittsburgh forward scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pengui More...

Gators nip Avella

Gabby Yourish scored 21 points as the Geibel girls basketball team got past host Avella (6-9) to post a narrow 49-46 win in Section 2-A action Saturday. Grace Nowicki netted 20 points for the Gators (7-6). More...

Stefano’s Printing receives Chamber of Commerce award

Jim Stefano was a journalism student at California State College in the 1950s when he took a tour of the Daily Courier in Connellsville that changed his life.  More...

Obituaries

Jacquelyn N. Gallagher

CONNELLSVILLE

Jacquelyn Naomi Gallagher, 90, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. More...

Rose M. Towzey

CONNELLSVILLE

Rose M. Towzey, 89, of Connellsville died Saturday Jan. 21, 2017 in Concordia Lutheran Ministries, Cabot, Pa.  She was born Sept. 19, 1927, in Normalville, a daughter of the late Wesley and Mary Elizabeth Weaver Hensel. Mrs. 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...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1845, Congress passed an act designating that all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Geneva College in New York, becoming the fi More...

HELP ME, HARLAN!

Relationship rejection doesn’t end when you commit

Dear Harlan,  How do I handle rejection in a committed relationship? I’ve been with my partner for the past two years, and I still struggle when she isn’t interested in being intimate. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Bullskin Opry scheduled   The next Bullskin Opry will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Bullskin Grange Hall at 938 Pleasant Valley Road, Mt. Pleasant (Rt. 982 in Bullskin Township). Doors open at 5 pm. More...

Crp level may determine if patient needs Statin

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: A news report recently said that statins are underused. I’m 50 with normal cholesterol. Should I take one just in case?   More...

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