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March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunker man charged with attempted lure of child

A Hunker man is in Westmoreland County Prison after state police at Greensburg say he attempted to lure an 11-year-old girl into his home and vehicle on two separate occasions.  Edward Joseph Frisco, 48, 261 Sandworks Road, is charged with lurin More...

News

Public journalism forum slated for at Carnegie Library

Connellsville’s Carnegie Free Library will host a team of journalists from Public- Source in a public forum designed to stimulate the free exchange of ideas.  PublicSource is a Pittsburgh based non-profit that posts online articles written More...

‘Fearless Girl’ statue stares down Wall Street’s iconic bull

NEW YORK (AP) — A new statue of a resolute young girl staring down Wall Street’s famous Charging Bull was erected by a major asset managing firm for International Women’s Day to make a point: There’s a dearth of women on the b More...

Mt. Pleasant man pleads guilty in Bullskin Township vehicle theft spree

A Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’S BEST BETS

PGA Tour Golf 2 p.m. on GOLF Charl Schwartzel has two PGA Tour wins. More...

Jilted Husband Also Feels Abandoned By Two Daughters

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I am a father of two girls. Both of them no longer see, talk to or contact me. I’m divorced from their mother. She cheated on me after she went back to work and met a man she decided was her soul mate. That was 17 years ago.  More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Once you set a goal, it’s a matter of putting your plan in motion. Your vision will be spot-on, and your ability to follow through unprecedented. Romance is highlighted.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.” (Ecclesiastes 7:9 AKJV)  Anger will hurt you. Be patient. You will be glad you did.   More...

Daylight Saving Time approaches

On March 12, Daylight Saving Time begins. Please adjust your clocks.  Friday, spaghetti is being served from 4-6:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 203 Market St., Scottdale. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pierogi orders taken St. John the Evangelist Church is taking orders for their Easter pre-order pierogi sale. Cost is $9 per dozen, frozen only. Orders are due by Friday, March 31, and must be paid for and picked up from 9-11 a.m. More...

Second Daily Courier Bingo Winner

The Daily Courier advertising representative Jennifer Martini (left) congratulates Sarah Upton, of Dawson, the second winner of The Daily Courier Bingo game. Upton won $50 in Bingo Bucks by matching the outside four corners on the game piece. More...

Carnegie Friends prepare for big book sale

Volunteers of the Friends of the Carnegie Free Library are busily preparing for Saturday’s book sale, scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downstairs portion of the library. More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Ann Murphy

Connellsville

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Lou Duva, the Boxing Hall of Famer who handled the careers of 19 champions including heavyweight Evander Holyfield, died Wednesday. More...

Elizabeth M. Wingrove

Connellsville

Elizabeth M. Wingrove, 76, of Connellsville, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2017, at Eicher’s Personal Care Home, Normalville.  She was born in Connellsville on Sept. More...

Boxing Hall of Famer Lou Duva, who handled 19 champions, dead at 94

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Lou Duva, the Boxing Hall of Famer who handled the careers of 19 champions including heavyweight Evander Holyfield, died Wednesday. More...

Opinion

Topper Jr. seeks seat on Connellsville City Council

My name is Bob Topper Jr. I am seeking the nomination for the election to an open seat on Connellsville City Council.  I am a South Side resident, the neighborhood where I grew up. More...

Republican health bill hurts more than it helps

(AP) Republican House leaders have spent months dodging questions about how they would replace the Affordable Care Act with a better law, and went so far as to hide the draft of their plan from other lawmakers. No wonder. More...

Press, politicians speak freely at Gridiron Dinner

WASHINGTON — One hundred and thirty-two years ago, a handful of male Washington journalists got together and formed the Gridiron Club. More...

Sports

Gators focused on improvement

The Geibel softball team is coming off a two-win season in 2016, but with a steady roster that is bolstered by six freshmen, the future appears to be bright for the Gators. That future could start as early as this season.  More...

Pena wants Dominicans to ride lively spirit in WBC defense

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

Garner leads Penn State past Nebraska in Big Ten Tournament

WASHINGTON (AP) — With his cousin rapper Flavor Flav cheering loudly from the third row, Shep Garner scored seven of Penn State’s 16 points in overtime Wednesday, leading the Nittany Lions to a 76-67 victory over Nebraska in the opening game of the f More...

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