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February 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Connellsville woman accused of using sex to pay for drug habit

A Connellsville woman has a preliminary hearing next month on allegations she used sex to pay for a drug habit last year. Dyana Yedlick, 28, was arraigned Jan. 27 on a charge of prostitution in connection with a Feb. 12, 2016, incident in the city. More...

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Winter Storm Niko hit western Pennsylvania Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, dumping around 5-6 inches of snow onto parts of Fayette County, according to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. More...

Facebook post mentions questionable chants at Connellsville-Uniontown game

A Facebook post Thursday afternoon questioned whether Connellsville Area Senior High School’s student section used questionable chants during Wednesday’s Falcon’s boys basketball game against Uniontown High School.  More...

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In 1840, Britain’s Queen Victoria married Prince Albert.  In 1967, the 25th Amendment to the Constitution, establishing presidential succession, was ratified.   More...

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Bible Digest

“For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” (Ezra 7:10 AKJV) We need more men of God to teach God’s Word to their families and others. Be a man of God. More...

Mountain News

Come enjoy some old-fashioned buckwheat cakes and pancakes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Springfield Township Volunteer Hose Company firehouse in Mill Run. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Feb. 13 follow:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

Three people arrested in Connellsville Township drug raid

Members of a state police vice unit and a swat team raided a Connellsville Township residence Thursday and arrested three people on charges of selling heroin and other illegal drugs, according to court papers. More...

Pioneer Days, renamed Washington’s Mill Festival, slated for Sept. 16-17

Perryopolis Pioneer Days has been renamed the Washington’s Mill Festival and is slated for Sept.16-17 this year. The event, which began in the borough in 1976 in conjunction with the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Larry B. Bartholow Jr.

Dunbar

After losing his long struggle with drug addiction, Larry Brent Bartholow Jr. went to the place his Lord had prepared for him on Feb. 7, 2017. He was 36.  Larry Brent was born on Sept. 13, 1980.  More...

Dominec J. Costabile

Connellsville

Dominec Joseph Costabile, 80, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.  He was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Joseph and Angeline (Caletri) Costabile.  More...

Betty J. Cramer

Connellsville

Betty Jo Cramer, 49, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Highlands Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Opinion

U.S. should not backslide on torture

(Minneapolis Star Tribune) Torture is immoral. Torture is illegal. Torture is ineffective.  These three truths, coupled with the shameful backsliding during the post-9/11 years of the George W. More...

Dear Mr. President, please be presidential

(The New London Day) President Trump won the presidency running as an insurgent. But he barely won, receiving 46 percent of the popular vote and finishing nearly 3 million votes behind the Democratic candidate. More...

Bridging literature, art and the public

Three, nondescript bridges span two sets of recessed railroad tracks that slice through Greensburg from east to west, separating the Academy Hill Historic District from the Downtown Greensburg Historic District.  More...

Sports

Cartwright to join Fighting Irish

Bailey Cartwright has been playing soccer for nearly her entire life. More...

Vikings rally past Scotties in overtime

The Southmoreland girls basketball team led nearly wire-to-wire in Thursday’s Section 3-AAAA matchup against visiting rival Mt. Pleasant. More...

McCutchen’s move, rotation provide intrigue for Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen’s spot in center field was the fulcrum around which the Pittsburgh Pirates swung from laughingstock to contenders. More...

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