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April 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Methadone clinic director on house arrest for health care fraud

The clinical director of a North Union Township methadone clinic that was shuttered as a pill mill was sentenced this week to probation and to pay $400,000 in restitution.  More...

News

Perryopolis Borough considers smoke-free parks

Perryopolis Borough Council voted this week to direct the solicitor to draft an ordinance making parks and playgrounds in the borough tobacco-free.  The move came following a presentation by Erica Usher of the Fayette County Drug and Alcohol Com More...

Connellsville Township addresses zoning issues

Connellsville Township supervisors adopted new zoning maps Thursday.  There are no changes in the zoning itself, but the maps are now in a much more usable format, according to Jim Knapp of K-2 Engineering.  More...

Dems seek to resolve health payments on spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are up in arms over President Donald Trump’s threats to deny payments to health insurers under Barack Obama’s health care law. More...

Opinion

Reader pens letter to Franklin Twp.

Letter to the Editor

Do we take a step backward to the old days in Franklin Township, or do we continue to move forward, as we have in the past six years?  More...

Trump may help Obamacare explode

(AP) – In the aftermath of the collapse of the Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, we had some small hope that, instead of continuing with their fruitless vilification of the law, the Trump administration would reach out to De More...

National parks are healthy, growing

There’s a national memorial in our region that is drawing more than 300,000 visitors a year – and I’m not talking about the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville.  More...

Sports

Vikings cruise past Red Raiders

For three innings, the Uniontown softball team managed to stay close with defending WPIAL champion Mt. More...

Connellsville falls to Plum

Jacob Ansell scored on a passed ball, but the Connellsville baseball team suffered a 2-1 loss to host Plum in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Thursday. More...

South Park defeats Southmoreland, 6-1

Southmoreland freshman pitcher Sophia Gatti turned in a strong effort in Thursday’s Section 3-AAA contest against visiting South Park. More...

‘The mother of all bombs’ deployed

U.S. military strikes Islamic State tunnel complex in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with “the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. More...

Community Ministries still seeks donations for Lenten campaign

Connellsville Area Community Ministries is still seeking community help to assist the ministry with raising funds as part of its Lenten campaign.  The campaign, called Amazing Alms, had hopes to raise $40,000 by Easter. More...

Obituaries

Bridget A. Andursky

Connellsville

Bridget A. More...

Marlene A. Hough

Dawson

Marlene Ann (Grimm) Hough, 67, of Dawson, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her home.  Mrs. Hough was born Jan. More...

Charles G. Leighliter

Formerly of Connellsville

Charles G. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

The Toy Box 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM Fresh variations on familiar products are presented for consideration in this new episode. More...

Mother Can Give Away Baby Clothes Or Donate For Tax Break

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My friend recently had a baby and could really use my daughter’s old clothes, as our girls are only a year apart and I have saved practically everything. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Your excitement and enthusiasm will help you conquer whatever you set out to do, as long as you don’t let your emotions take charge. A struggle of willpower will dominate your year. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember your wonders of old. I will meditate also of all your work, and talk of your doings.” (Psalms 77:11-12 AKJV)  Meditate on the goodness of God in your life. More...

Advance directives imperative to doctors, patients, families

Dear Doctor: I am a 60-year-old man who exercises regularly and takes no medicines. At my last physical exam, my doctor gave me an advance directive form. Do I really need to fill one out?   More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of April 17 follow:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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