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March 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

CAMS presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

In the top left photo, the Wizard of Oz played by Hunter Roadman lifts off in his balloon. More...

Crash kills woman, injures 5 in California

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed and five other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in western Pennsylvania.  Officials in Washington County said the crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. More...

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. More...

Opinion

Berry blazed rock ‘n’ roll trail

“Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news!” With those defiant (and amusing) lyrics in his 1956 hit single, Chuck Berry declared that a brash new form of music was taking over. More...

Political Cartoon

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Trump learns about checks, balances

President Trump has virtually no experience running a government or reading the Constitution. But now he’s getting a painful civics lesson about one of the principle precepts underlying American politics: checks and balances.  More...

Sports

Geibel bringing back track and field

This spring, a new sport has been added for athletes at Geibel.  After a very long hiatus, Geibel is resurrecting its track program for the first time since the 1990s.  More...

Larson hangs on to win at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state. Larson persevered through four late restarts to win at Fontana on Sunday, adding his second career victory to his overall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series points lead. More...

Johnson wins Match Play to sweep World Golf Championships

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson won the Dell Technologies Match Play with more drama than he needed to cap off an otherwise dominant week that made him the first player to sweep the four World Golf Championships.  More...

Penn State Fayette professor to talk about high-tech industries

The doors of the Connellsville Canteen will swing open at 5:30 p.m. today to welcome Dave Meredith, a professor at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to this year’s series of Ambassador Talks. More...

Obituaries

Glen F. Strickler Jr.

VANDERBILT

Glen F. “Bo” Strickler Jr., 84, of Vanderbilt, Pa. passed away March 25, 2017 at Uniontown Hospital surrounded by his family.  He was born May 17, 1932 to the late Glen F. Sr. and Ruth Strickler of Vanderbilt.  More...

Thelma I. Clarkson Haas

CONNELLSVILLE

Thelma I. Clarkson Haas, 99 of Connellsville, (Pennsville, Bullskin Township), passed away early Thursday morning, March 23, 2017 in Excela Health Frick Hospital Mt. More...

Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.  Dr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

The Voice 8 p.m. on WJAC WTOV WPXI The latest stage of this season’s competition is packed with “name” talents as “Battles, Part 3” features guest advisers Luke Bryan, Celine Dion, DJ Khaled and John Legend in addition to regular coaches More...

Woman’s Free Baby-Sitting Is Her Choice, Not Fiance’s

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I am a stay-at-home mom with three children. Recently, another mom asked me to care for her 3-year-old daughter while she went to work. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Realistic and responsible behavior will be essential this year. Making personal improvements and nurturing important relationships will have a stabilizing effect on you. More...

Lifestyles

ASK THE DOCTORS

Blockage of Eustachian tubes can cause host of problems

DEAR DOCTOR: My hearing loss is related to my Eustachian tubes: They stay closed. I can open them and improve my hearing by holding my nose and blowing, but the effect lasts only a short time. Hearing aids don’t help. What can I do?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Bereavement support offered A bereavement support group will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 11, 18 and 25 at the Christ United Methodist Church, 201 Market St., Scottdale. The meetings are free of charge and open to the public. More...

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