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News

YMCA’s health coaching program helps clients attain goals

It is commonplace for people to pledge to take a serious look at their health, and more specifically their diet, once the calendar turns to a new year. There is a new program at the Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands, 490 Bessemer Road, Mt. More...

Trump says he might revise travel ban, give it second try

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he might give his refugee and immigration travel ban a second try, either as a revision or as a new order, as he contends with an appeals court ruling that prevents the ban from being enforced.  More...

President, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce at meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce Monday, showing the rising policy influence of the first daughter who has stressed her More...

Opinion

Trump makes good choice for Supreme Court

(AP) – Republican Donald Trump may seem like an outof control dragon to the outnumbered Democrats who remain on Capitol Hill, but that shouldn’t be the case for his nomination to the Supreme Court. Neither should be the goal of getting even. More...

Self-imposed ‘news blackouts’ help some cope

(AP) – We’ve heard of folks getting so fed up with obsessive, repetitive, bordering on proctological coverage of turmoil and strife in the U.S. More...

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Sports

Connellsville graduate completes Seven Continent Marathon Challenge

Kristin DeAngelis never was a runner.  She didn’t compete in track or cross country -- or any other sport -- during her high school years. More...

Pens fall to Coyotes in OT, 4-3

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor Murphy’s first goal of the season came with 21.8 seconds left in overtime, giving the Arizona Coyotes a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.  More...

Pitt men beat Syracuse, women fall to Duke

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Johnson scored 22 points, Michael Young added 21 points and nine rebounds while Jamel Artis scored 16 points to go with 10 assists as Pittsburgh held off Syracuse 80-75 on Saturday. More...

Regional Family YMCA to hold ‘Paint n’ Sip’ event

There is a conscious effort being made by representatives of the Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands to provide more community based activities. With that in mind, the YMCA will host a Wine Glass Paint n’ Sip from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. More...

Obituaries

Dolores A. Jeffries

CONNELLSVILLE

Dolores A. Jeffries, 67, of Connellsville, PA, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at home.  She was born Sept. More...

Leonard R. Kubasky Jr.

SCOTTDALE

Leonard R. “Junior” Kubasky Jr., 62, of Scottdale, passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 9, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his loving wife.  He was born Sept. 19, 1954, in Mt. More...

Betty Showman Lowe

INDIAN HEAD

Betty Louise Showman Lowe, 91, a lifelong resident of Indian Head, passed away peacefully Fri. Feb. 10, 2017 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1542, Catherine Howard, fifth wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on grounds of treason for committing adultery.  In 1945, Allied aircraft began bombing the German city of Dresden. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Bingo slated   Everson Volunteer Fire Company will host $5 bingo at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.16. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $5. Hoagies will be sold for $5 during bingo and also will be on sale Friday and Saturday mornings. More...

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