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Democrats blast FBI director after probe revelation

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey’s testimony Monday that the bureau has been quietly investigating possible links between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian officials since the summer enraged Democrats who already More...

Connellsville students perform for Mozart club

Connellsville Junior High School students presented a preview of the show “The Wizard of Oz” at a recent Mozart Music Club meeting in Wesley United Methodist Church.  “The Wizard of Oz” is under the direction of Ben Haine More...

Trump uses outside support for health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol Hi More...

Arts and Entertainment

Tv’s Best Bets

NCIS 8 p.m. More...

Couple’s Wedding Can Wait Until Fiance Finds A Job

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My fiance and I have been engaged for two years. Our wedding is set for a year from now. I’m thinking about calling off our wedding, not because I don’t love him, or because I don’t want to spend the rest of my life with him. More...

Astrograph

Stand up for your rights and take charge. Refuse to let anyone bully or pressure you emotionally. Call the shots instead of taking orders. If you initiate the changes you desire with diplomacy and intellect, you will achieve your goals.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23 AKJV)  This is what the Lord wants to give us. More...

Connellsville Canteen hosting Lunch and Learn seminar

The Connellsville Canteen will host a Lunch and Learn Seminar from noon to 1 p.m. today. Network, enjoy a hearty lunch, and learn from top professionals. An RSVP is required. A $5 donation to help offset the cost of lunch is appreciated. More...

Tinnitus common among people who work in loud settings

Dear Doctor: Sometimes I get a sudden hissing sound in my right ear that lasts for a few minutes and then slowly goes away. What is it, and is there anything I can do to make it stop? More...

Police chief held for trial on official oppression

South Connellsville

A South Connellsville police officer testified Monday he believed police Chief Russell Miller Jr. More...

Financial issues lead to closing of Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum

Financial problems led the Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum Board of Directors to make an abrupt decision last Friday to close the museum’s doors, marking a sad day for the community’s longtime glass-making history.  More...

Obituaries

Walter F. Smith

Normalville

Walter F. Smith, 54, of Normalville, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Frick Hospital. He was born February 3, 1963, in Connellsville, the son of the late William Owen and Nona (Prinkey) Smith and Freda and Louis Showman. 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...

Guardian of Rockefeller fortune dies

NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. More...

Opinion

Does president care about Great Lakes?

(AP) – Donald Trump’s budget makes it clear he doesn’t care about the Great Lakes. More...

Writer says Trump’s diet is his own business

(AP) – Some local media critics might wonder if we will ever come to the defense of President Donald Trump on any issue. Well, here it is: Trump’s diet is his own business. If he enjoys steak with ketchup, we will not wag a finger at him. More...

Columnist reflects on helping others

It was the day before St. More...

Sports

SHS baseball gunning for winning season

When the Southmoreland baseball team takes the field this season, it will be under new leadership and with some high hopes.  More...

Frazier baseball team counting on improvement

The weather has not been an ally for the Frazier baseball team as it prepares for the upcoming 2017 season. Actually, the weather hasn’t been a friend of any spring team. But the Commodores are making the most of the situation.  More...

SHS, MP earn victories in boys tennis

Luke Jacquillard, Braden Fox and Anthony DePalma won at first through third singles respectively as the Southmoreland boys tennis team earned a 5-0 win over host Greensburg Central Catholic in a Section 1-AA match on Monday. More...

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