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April 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. More...

Trump to tackle budget, health care this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. More...

Giraffe’s baby bump boosts tiny zoo’s upkeep, conservation

April the giraffe has brought a bundle to a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a YouTube video livestream of her pregnancy and birth of an incredibly cute calf that has riveted viewers around the world. More...

Opinion

FDA regulates e-cigarettes

(AP) – As smokers turned to electronic cigarettes to reduce the health risks of smoking, big tobacco companies started buying e-cigarette makers and producing and selling their own. More...

Bill O’Reilly’s behavior stain on cable network

(AP) – The long overdue comeuppance of Bill O’Reilly is a fresh stain on a cable network with an abysmal reputation for handling workplace sexual harassment.  And a lesson to other employers to decisively deal with bad behavior in th More...

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Sports

Scotties’ Richards headed to Gannon

For many student-athletes, high school is a time to explore their interests in a variety of sports. But for Southmoreland senior Kevin Richards, sports has always meant baseball. More...

Nova beats former team, pitches Pirates over Yankees

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Ivan Nova gained a measure of revenge over his old team, limiting the New York Yankees to just four hits over seven innings as the Pirates held on for a 2-1 victory on Sunday. More...

Roaring Lions swept in PSUAC doubleheader

The Penn State Fayette women’s volleyball team concluded the regular season by dropping both games in a PSUAC home doubleheader against Penn State Beaver on Sunday.  More...

Mt. Pleasant authority to attract new businesses

The Mt. More...

Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital is moving to new location

The Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital will soon open its new facility at 741 North Church St. The main motivation for the move is to have more space to better serve clients, said veterinarian Justin Kontir. More...

Obituaries

Margaret E. Barko

CONNELLSVILLE

Margaret E. (Bowman) Barko, 86, of Connellsville, went home to be with her Lord at 10:34 am Friday, April 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  Margaret was born August 22, 1930, in Mt. More...

Paul W. Johnson

NORMALVILLE

Paul Willard Johnson, 86, of Normalville passed away peacefully Sunday, April 23, 2017 in the Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family.  He was born Sept. 5, 1930 in Mill Run. 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...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

The Voice 8 p.m. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Share your wisdom and expertise. Speak up and follow through with your plans. Refuse to let anyone pressure or coerce you into taking on responsibilities that don’t belong to you. More...

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Lifestyles

Long-term use of antihistamines to treat insomnia is not advised

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I’m leery of sleep drugs, so I’ve been taking Benadryl to help me sleep. Now I read that it should be taken only for a limited time. What’s the story on this drug?  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. More...

Man Comes Clean Too Late With The Truth About STD

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I recently had sex. Afterward the man told me he had an STD. He then proceeded to explain why he told me after instead of being upfront with me. I’m paranoid about that kind of thing, and he knew it before we became intimate.  More...

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