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Perry Township supervisors seek solutions to recycling

Perry Township supervisors are looking for solutions to recycling problems, such as what to do with old televisions.  Televisions are no longer accepted at county-wide hard-to-recycle events, and if the township’s hauler finds them in the More...

Mt. Pleasant man pleads guilty to charges in shooting

A Mt. Pleasant man pleaded guilty Tuesday to four charges that stemmed from a November 2016 shooting.  More...

News

State tax amnesty program open through June 19

If you owe back taxes to the state, you can benefit from a new tax amnesty program running now through June 19. More...

Connellsville Planning Commission approves new home in Dutch Bottom

Connellsville Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve the installation of a home along North Avenue to replace a previous home destroyed by the August flood.  More...

Urchick speaks at Rotary Club

Stephanie Urchick was the guest speaker recently at the Rotary Club of Connellsville.  Urchick is a past governor and has participated in many Rotary polio immunization trips to numerous countries. More...

Opinion

We need to revive American Dream

(AP) – At one time we all pretty much counted on what we call the American Dream.  You work hard, you get ahead and your children have a shot at doing even better than you did.  More...

Facebook needs to be socially responsible

(AP) – Murders, assaults and suicides have all been available for posting and viewing by nearly 2 billion Facebook users around the globe.  Facebook needs to re-evaluate the merits of its live video feature and ask whether the advertising More...

When will House repeal Obamacare?

“We’re going to go when we have the votes,” Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday when asked when the House will pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. More...

Sports

Falcons rally for 10-inning victory

Down to its last out, Connellsville’s hopes of qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAAAAA baseball playoffs were hanging by the slimmest of threads during Tuesday’s home game against Penn-Trafford.  More...

Local track teams eliminated in semis

The Connellsville boys track team managed a 1-3 record in the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals on Tuesday at Norwin. More...

Connellsville softball team falls to Ringgold for first section loss

The last time the Connellsville softball team met Ringgold, the Falcons came away with a big win. More...

Cease and desist letter hot topic in CASB race

A cease and desist letter sent by the attorney for Connellsville Area School District Superintendent Phil Martell to three of the 10 candidates for Connellsville Area School Board has become a hotly contested topic for both Martell and the candidates More...

Five companies fight Superior Mulch fire

Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a working structure fire at Superior Mulch Tuesday morning.  The fire was called in at around 7:15 a.m., assistant chief Rob Leiberger said. More...

Man faces charges for allegedly threatening borough council member

In South Connellsville

A South Connellsville man was charged Tuesday with harassment based on a complaint made to state police by borough council President Karen Holbrook.  Jerry Allen Reagan Jr., 43, of Second Street has 10 days to plead or request a hearing after he More...

Obituaries

Debra L. Dahl

Acme

Debra Lee Dahl, 57, of Acme, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born March 6, 1960, in Connellsville, a daughter of William M. Dahl of Acme and the late Shirley Lee Dahl.  More...

Bessie Eutsey

Normalville

Bessie M. Eutsey, 58, of Normalville, died Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg.  She was born Sept. 14, 1958, in Mt. More...

Warren R. Franks

Scottdale

Warren R. “Dick” Franks, 76, of Scottdale, passed away, Monday, April 10, 2017, at his home.  He was born March 5, 1941, in Greensburg, a son of the late Florence (Fallavollitti) Snyder.  More...

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Do Just One Thing

Leaving seashells and sand behind on the beach when we travel instead of bringing them home as souvenirs is a good thing, since this helps preserve the natural biodiversity of coastal areas. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.” (Jeremiah 33:3 AKJV)  Here is a great promise. Pray and watch the Lord work in your life.   More...

Acupuncture may provide some relief for tennis elbow

Dear Doctor: I have played tennis for many years, but have been unable to play over the last year, due to tennis elbow. Would acupuncture help?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Day of Prayer slated   The Connellsville Area Ministerial Association will host a National Day of Prayer service at 7 p.m. Thursday in Lions Square.  Prayer services listed   More...

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