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April 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Secrecy threatens ‘swamp’ pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether President Donald Trump’s “drain the swamp” slogan would ever be more than a throwaway campaign s More...

Lawsuit blames hospital linens for patient mold death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Another lawsuit has been filed against a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital, blaming linens for causing the mold-related death of a leukemia patient.  More...

With tears, tattoos, Prince fans remember him one year later

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Prince fans, the one-year anniversary of his shocking death from an accidental drug overdose is a time for sadness and celebration. More...

Opinion

PA ABLE gives chance for independence

(AP) A new program in Pennsylvania called Achieving a Better Life Experience — or PA ABLE — allows residents with disabilities to save up to $14,000 a year without losing government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income, Social Se More...

School shootings, domestics becoming all too familiar

(AP) It starts out ominously, like all these stories do: Breaking news of shots fired, victims on the ground, emergency officials hustling to the area.  More...

Expo 67 World Fair’s lasting impact

If you were looking for a place to explore how the world has changed in the past half-century, you could do worse than venture here and contemplate the glory that was Expo 67, perhaps the greatest World’s Fair of the 20th century and certainly More...

Sports

Falcons beaten by Spartans

Sometimes in baseball everything goes your way. Friday was not one of those days for Connellsville. More...

Pirates knock off Yankees, 6-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell hit his second home run in as many games and the Pittsburgh Pirates got to CC Sabathia early for a 6-3 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night. More...

Vikings top Scotties

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Mt. Pleasant man charged for threatening bus driver

A Mt. Pleasant man faces criminal charges after threatening a bus driver and a teacher over the driver allegedly picking on his child.  More...

Charges against former Mt. Pleasant SD coach ordered held for court

A former volunteer coach with the Mt. Pleasant Area School District baseball team was ordered held for court Thursday by Magisterial District Judge Roger Eckels.  More...

‘Spring Tea’ event to benefit Mt. Pleasant historical society

Those who enjoy a wonderful pot of tea served with an assortment of fancy pastries and more can get tickets now for the first “Spring Tea in Mt. Pleasant,” scheduled for Saturday.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret E. Barko

Connellsville

Margaret E. Barko, 86, of Connellsville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Robert B. More...

Genevieve J. Dreliszak

Scottdale

Genevieve J. Dreliszak, 92, of Scottdale, peacefully passed away Thursday morning, April 20, 2017, at Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born June 13, 1924, in Moorewood, Pa., a daughter of the late Albert and Anna Siemanowska Dreliszak  More...

Mark Rugg

Connellsville

Mark Rugg, 57, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci   Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Aluminum is a material that can be recycled almost infinitely into new metal products. But aluminum isn’t just limited to beverage cans. Aluminum foil used for baking and covering dishes is 100 percent pure metal, which can be easily recycled. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 AKJV)  The human heart is not basically good. We are all sinners. We never had to take a course on sinning.   More...

Multivitamins can’t replace healthy, balanced diet

Dear Doctor: Do I really need to take a multivitamin? My sisters are convinced that you can’t get all the nutrients that you need without one, but it seems to me that as long you’re eating right, you’re covered.   More...

Church News

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