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April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Amerikohl Mining donates money to Rotary scholarships

John Stilley, the owner and president of Amerikohl Mining Inc., is passionate about education. More...

News

Hearing continued for woman charged in fatal accident

A Connellsville woman’s preliminary hearing was continued Wednesday in connection with a fatal 2015 accident in Dunbar Township.  More...

Uniontown Hospital recognizes National Donate Life Month

Nationally, more than 118,000 people are awaiting an organ transplant.  Every day, 22 people will die without receiving one.  One Pennsylvanian dies every 18 hours waiting for an organ transplant.  More...

Uniontown Hospital to host community shred event for Earth Week celebration

On Friday, April 21, Uniontown Hospital will partner with Shred-It, the hospital’s document shredding company, to provide free shredding services to securely destroy paper documents.  More...

Opinion

Solving family money problems

You may be a whiz at Quicken and a disciplined index investor, but that doesn’t mean you can completely remove the raw human emotion from financial decisions. Money attitudes and habits run deep, according to Consumer Reports.  More...

Confusion surrounds health care options

(AP) – Perhaps it sounds a little odd, but people both in Louisiana and elsewhere are sometimes fuzzy about the differences between the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act, expanded Medicaid and “Obamacare” — the politi More...

Turkey, Europe in complicated relationship

WASHINGTON – In May 2007, I had a fascinating interview with Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey’s capital of Ankara. More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant girls, Connellsville boys win big

Wednesday’s triangular track meet at Mt. Pleasant featured one team clinching a section championship, and another reaching the cusp of a section crown.  More...

Daugherty hired as Connellsville girls basketball coach

For the third time in as many seasons, the Connellsville girls basketball team has a new head coach.  Emily Daugherty was hired during the school board meeting Wednesday. Daugherty was an assistant last season under head coach Jamie McPoyle. More...

Pirates swept by Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler feels his swing is getting closer to what he expects.  Fowler hit his first two home runs for the St. More...

CASD to move marketing program to high school

Connellsville Area School Board voted Wednesday to curtail the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center’s marketing program beginning next school year. More...

Fayette County Airport Authority reaches agreement with engineer

An agreement between the Fayette County Airport Authority and Michael Baker Inc. will allow the runway lighting project at the airport to move forward as work continues on the authority’s hangar project. More...

Obituaries

Michael D. Robbins

Pittsburgh

Michael “Mike” D. Robbins, 75, died in his sleep at home in Pittsburgh on March 6, 2017. More...

Anna M. Rose

Dunbar

Anna M. More...

Hazel G. Shepler

Scottdale

Hazel G. Kalp Shepler, 95, of Scottdale, went home peacefully to be with the Lord, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Eicher’s Family Home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family.  She was born Jan. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

If you’re an avid or budding fisherman, one thing you can do to help wildlife when you fish is to use nontoxic tackle. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.” (Jeremiah 10:12 AV)  Shouldn’t we let the Lord run our lives? More...

Scottdale program teaches kids to knit

Be at Kid Stitch from 9:30- 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Scottdale Public Library on Spring Street, and learn knitting and crocheting. The library also is accepting donations of old cell phone. For additional information, call 724-887-6140. More...

Source of recurrent headaches frustrates patients, doctors

Dear Doctor: I’ve always had headaches, from the time I was a teenager. But now I get them more often -- about one headache per week. Is this a warning sign of something?   More...

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