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February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

State police investigate North Union home assault

State police at Uniontown are investigating a North Union Township home breakin that occurred Thursday morning.  More...

Miele speaks to Connellsville Rotary Club

Marianne Miele, J.D., was the guest speaker recently at the Rotary Club of Connellsville.  Miele is the new director of Health Impact at Highlands Hospital.  She gave detailed information concerning the new Center of Excellence (COE) at Hig More...

Banking and securities, education departments announce participation in DASH for the STASH

Harrisburg, PA – In a cooperative effort to improve investor education and protection, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities and Pennsylvania Department of Education announce their participation in the 2017 DASH for the STASH program More...

Opinion

Greece needs help before cash is gone

(AP) – With the Greek government set to run out of cash by the end of July, the country’s main creditors in Europe continue to demand harsh budget cuts as a condition for crucial loans.  More...

Coal-fired electricity will keep rates down

(AP) – Between 2011 and last year, the United States lost enough coal-fired electric generating capacity to serve about 47 million homes. More...

St. Patrick converted Irish to Christianity

What would Saint Patrick say about Saint Patrick’s Day? More...

Sports

Connellsville divers proud to make WPIALs

The WPIAL Class AAA Diving Championships will be held on Saturday at North Allegheny High School, and Connellsville will be represented by an athlete that is new to the sport. More...

Scotties fall in quarterfinals

Usually, the Southmoreland boys basketball team plays better in the second half than it does in the first, but there’s an exception to every rule. More...

Penguins acquire defenseman Hainsey from Hurricanes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford turned to an old friend to give his team’s injury ravaged defense a needed boost.  More...

Vicites’ attorney tries to suppress statements

Police say Vicites appeared aware of what was going on hours after she shot her husband

Deanna Vicites appeared aware of what was going on when she was interviewed by police about 10 hours after authorities said she shot her husband, Fayette County Commissioner Vince Vicites, a state trooper testified Thursday.  More...

CAMS students to take audience over the rainbow with classic ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Tickets for Connellsville Area Middle School’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” will go on sale Tuesday. Musical director Ben Haines said the final touches are being put in place to make sure the show is ready for the March 24 opening night. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn N. Grimm

Formerly of Connellsville

Kathryn Naomi Grimm, 97, of Erie, formerly of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in St. Mary’s East Nursing Home, Erie.  She was born Feb. More...

Donna F. Halfhill

Connellsville

Donna Faye Halfhill, 70, of Connellsville, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born Aug. More...

Loretta L. Mellinger

Dawson

Loretta L. (Knight) Mellinger, 88, of Dawson, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Fuller Station, Perryopolis, on Feb. 26, 1928, a daughter of Charles L. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’S BEST BETS

VICE 7:30 p.m. More...

Daughters Blame Mom’s Fiance For Breaking Up Her Marriage

DEAR ABBY   More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Confusion will set in if you let an emotional situation get in the way of what you are supposed to be doing. You cannot change how others think or feel.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 AKJV)  We were created by God for God. Bring glory to God by your actions.   More...

School Menus

Menus for the week of:  Feb. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Fish fry dinners offered   More...

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