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February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Conn-Area will present ‘High School Musical Jr.’

Conn-Area Catholic School students will graduate to the high school level this weekend as the school will perform Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.” Friday and Saturday at the Edwin S. Porter Theater. More...

News

Connellsville Garden Club plans events

The Connellsville Garden Club held its February meeting on Wedneday. The club has many activities up coming, including the Geranium Festival and the planting of the beautiful flowers around town. More...

Geibel students recognize police, fire, EMS

As part of Catholic Schools Week at Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School, students collected healthy snack food to distribute to local police, fire, and EMS departments. Shown with Connellsville police officers Michael Stokes (left) Sgt.  More...

Montana legislator says hospital prices are out of control

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Alarmed by rising health care costs, a Montana legislator is seeking to impose price controls on hospitals and place them under the authority of the state’s public service commission.  More...

Opinion

Wolf extends olive branch with budget

(AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed $32.3 billion state budget offers a conciliatory acceptance of political reality.  More...

U.S. takes hard look at funding for U.N.

For the first time in recent memory, the United States is taking a hard look at what it pays the United Nations and eyeing a potential cut that surely will stir up Turtle Bay.  More...

Communities should pay for state police coverage

(AP) – “Fair share” is a radioactive term these days. How does one define “fair,” and who is the arbiter of fairness?  In some contexts, the answers and definitions are complex. But not here. More...

Sports

Connellsville wrestling program celebrates past, present and future

Wednesday was a night to look back and look ahead for the Connellsville wrestling program, as the Falcons closed out the dual-meet portion of their season against visiting Greensburg Salem.  Although Connellsville lost to the Golden Lions, 35-32 More...

Lockhart to play soccer at Gannon University

When it comes to athletics, talent is always good. But many coaches would say a strong work ethic is even better, and according to Southmoreland boys soccer coach Chris Hixson, that’s what Nate Lockhart brings to the field.  More...

CAHS hires football coach

Connellsville has a new varsity football coach.  The school board confirmed the hiring of Marko Thomas at its meeting Wednesday evening.  More...

Reese appeals sentence to state Superior Court

A former Connellsville police officer is appealing his sentence to Pennsylvania Superior Court.  Notice of Ryan Thomas Reese’s appeal was filed Tuesday in Fayette County Court.  Last month, Reese, 44, was sentenced to serve nine to 24 More...

Everson man sentenced in sexual assault

An Everson man will serve up to 32 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a teenage girl over a four-year period.  James Clarence Grimm 44, of 103 Painter St., was sentenced Wednesday to serve 16 to 32 years in prison by Fayette County Ju More...

Obituaries

Margaret L. Banasick

Formerly of Perryopolis

Margaret L. “Peggy” Desantos Banasick, 75, formerly of Rostraver Township and Perryopolis, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Uniontown Hospital.  Born Nov. More...

Viola B. Miller

Connellsville

Viola Burnsworth Nicholson Miller, 90, of Connellsville, died Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born July 5, 1926, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Orville and Lorraine Krob Burnsworth. More...

Thomas R. Darrell

Scottdale

Thomas Raymond “Tommy” Darrell, 40, of Scottdale, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at his home.  He was born July 21, 1976, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Mom Of Heroin Addicts Seeks Support To Battle Depression

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My daughter and son are heroin addicts. After living through this hell for 11 years, I have reached my breaking point. My daughter, who just turned 18, is in jail. My heart is broken. Therapists, parent sessions, etc. More...

ASTROGRAPH

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- A chance to make a financial move is best thought through carefully. Don’t let your emotions or romantic partner influence an important decision. You cannot buy love.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.” (Proverbs 21:3 AKJV)  The Lord wants His people to be holy and just. The world is watching.   More...

Balancing exercises key to preventing falls as we age

Dear Doctor: I’m just about to turn 60, which -- from what I’ve read -- is when balance begins to become an issue. What can I do to stay steady on my feet?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Reunion lunch slated   The Connellsville Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday, March 2, at Bud Murphy’s. All classmates are welcome.  Job fair hosted   More...

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