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March 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Geibel students perform ‘Sister Act’ at State Theatre

Geibel students performed “Sister Act” this past weekend at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown. More...

Vandals contaminate mobile home park’s water supply

NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say vandals contaminated the private water system of a mobile home park in western Pennsylvania, leaving about 50 homes without water service. More...

Library offers training to stop heroin overdoses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses among the growing number of opioid users who are homeless.  The idea surfaced after an addict was found dea More...

Opinion

GOP plan is more repeal than replace

It turns out that the American Health Care Act is far more repeal than replace. Republicans are supplanting a health care law with a budget and tax cutting measure. Millions will lose access to insurance in the process.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Potential Medicaid cuts called ‘immoral’

Donald Trump made this promise on the campaign trail: “I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican, and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid.”  More...

Sports

Inline hockey team earns national title

While most of the hockey universe was focused on Pittsburgh for the Stadium Series game between the Penguins and the Philadephia Flyers on Feb. More...

Crosby leads Pens to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A moment of reconciliation more than 15 years in the making allowed the Pittsburgh Penguins to pay tribute to an important part of their past.  Then Sidney Crosby and the precocious kids who play alongside him provided a More...

Detwiler medals at state meet

Connellsville sophomore Tatum Detwiler earned a medal at the PIAA Class AAA Swimming and Diving Championships, held at Bucknell University. Detwiler finished in sixth place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03. More...

Obituaries

Harold D. Clark

GARRETT

Harold D. Clark, 84 of Garrett, Somerset County., died Thursday March 16, 2017 at his home.  He was born June 3, 1932 at Pennsville, a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth Solomon Clark. Mr. More...

Daisy H. Guth

CONNELLSVILLE

Daisy H. Guth, 85, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday March 16, 2017 at home.  She was born May 30, 1931 in Wheeler, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Aliceon T. (Martin) Fogle Sr.  More...

Thomas E. Sweeney Sr.

CONNELLSVILLE

Thomas E. Sweeney, Sr., 86 of Connellsville died Saturday March 18, 2017 at his home.  He was born Oct.16, 1930 in Derry, a son of the late James and Irene O’Connor Sweeney.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

Dancing With the Stars 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM The season 24 premiere of this perennial fan favorite is also its 400th episode, and this season’s roster of celebrity performers is as diverse as ever.  More...

Husband Suspects Wife’s Bar Pal Is More Than A Friend

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I’ve had a feeling my wife is about to leave me for another man. For the last few months he has been coming to the bar where she works and saying stuff to her. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Show everyone what you have to offer. If you step into the spotlight, you will alter the way people view you. Interactions with others will pave the way for better days ahead. Have confidence in yourself and make every moment count. More...

Lifestyles

Bladder pain origins remain mystery

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: What can be done about interstitial cystitis, or bladder pain syndrome? I’m told there’s no cause or cure, and that some doctors don’t even believe it exists.  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Fundraiser set  The Connellsville Little House Society will hold a dinner fundraiser at 6 p.m. today at Keedy’s Pizzeria. Tickets are $20. More...

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