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April 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

London attack victim returns to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg in a high-profile London attack that left several people dead — including her husband — has returned home.  More...

Border wall could leave some Americans on ‘Mexican side’

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The last time U.S. More...

Anti-Trump sentiment, ad blitz motivate Georgia voters

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans in Georgia’s conservative 6th district don’t agree which of their party’s 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress. More...

Opinion

United seemed lost after blunder

(AP) – With much of the world — thanks to social media — appalled at United Airlines for having a passenger dragged off a Chicago-to-Louisville, Ky. More...

Who visited White House?

(AP) – Government-transparency activists sued the Trump administration recently, demanding the release of records showing who has visited the White House, when and for how long.  More...

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Sports

Dombrosky picks PS-Erie, The Behrend College

For Cole Dombrosky, his college choice simply was a case of where he fit best.  The Mt. Pleasant senior found that at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and that’s where he will continue his swimming career.  More...

Connellsville baseball team earns Ohio split

The Connellsville baseball team traveled to Ohio and earned a split against Westerville South in a non-section doubleheader on Saturday. More...

Penguins beat Blue Jackets, 5-4 in OT to take 3-0 series lead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jake Guentzel had a hat trick, including a goal at 13:10 of overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night and give them a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff se More...

Connellsville singer offers master’s vocal class to teens

When Chelsea Ritenour was growing up in Connellsville (not that many years ago), she didn’t have the exposure to the arts available to school-aged children in the area today. More...

Obituaries

Ella L. Patek

BITNER

Ella Louise Swesey Patek of Bitner went to eternal paradise on April 13, 2017, surrounded by her loving and devoted family after multiple decades of illness and strokes.  Ella was born on July 22, 1938 in Layton, daughter of the late Paul and Ge More...

Dana Woldow, crusader for healthy school lunches, dies at 65

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dana Woldow, who drew national attention when she began a fight to rid California schools of junk food, has died. She was 65.  Woldow died Monday in her San Francisco home. More...

Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person, dies at 117

ROME (AP) — Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said.  More...

Lifestyles

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease exposure common in schools

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My daughter’s school recently sent home a flier about potential exposure to hand-foot-and-mouth disease. How worried should I be? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Volunteers sought The Greater Connellsville Area Community Center is seeking individuals or groups to volunteer to design and erect an outdoor sign. Donations of materials also are needed. For information, call 724-626-0300. SCVFC events upcoming More...

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