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May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Four children receive bicycles

Four area children received bicycles as part of Bikers Helping Others, a motorcycle group dedicated to helping in the community. More...

News

Oklahoma priest’s remains exhumed in beatification process

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The remains of a priest who was killed during an Oklahoma mission in Guatemala more than three decades ago have been exhumed as part of the Roman Catholic Church’s beatification process.  More...

Chelsea Manning ‘looking forward to so much’ after release

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. More...

Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he’s taken a job as an assistant secretar More...

Opinion

Pennsylvania takes harder line on DUIs

(AP) – Beginning in August, as the result of a law passed last year, Pennsylvania will begin requiring first-time drunken drivers to get ignition interlock systems installed on their vehicles.  What that means is that, before the person&rs More...

Gov. Rendell’s spending habits have not changed

(AP) – Bad habits are hard to break. And one of the bad habits folks who serve in state government develop is overspending, especially when it comes to compensation — their own!  Take former Gov. Ed Rendell. More...

Montenegro looks west, away from Moscow

Often enough through history, while the international community focuses on the huge problems it faces, it’s easy to overlook important small places crying out, “Pay attention, pay attention!” My nominee for the country deserving att More...

Sports

Scotties defeat Gladiators in quarterfinals

When the Southmoreland softball team lost its final three games of the regular season, coach Todd Bunner chose to look at the positives rather than focus on any negatives that may have cropped up during a small rough patch.  More...

Vikings take down Warriors

Two days after cruising to a 14-1 victory over Beaver Area, the Elizabeth Forward softball team was once again upset-minded against Mt. More...

Pirates roll to 6-1 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole shut down the best offense in the majors, holding the Washington Nationals to three hits in seven innings to win for the first time in a month as the Pittsburgh Pirates eased to a 6-1 victory Wednesday night.  More...

Man held for court on homicide charges

Speaking through tears, a woman recalled Wednesday the night her boyfriend died.  Trisa Stickle, 25, was the only witness to testify during the preliminary hearing for Arsuan Patterson, 19, of Uniontown, who is charged with homicide and other cr More...

Regional Family YMCA offers variety in summer camps

The Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands will add a new flair to area day camps this summer with a series of outdoor adventures, including Laurel Caverns, trap and skeet shooting, climbing and rappelling, whitewater rafting and horseback riding. More...

Perry tables smoking ban

Plans to adopt an ordinance banning smoking and the use of tobacco at the parks in Perryopolis were put on hold Wednesday so council can explore whether there is a need to provide smoking areas. More...

Obituaries

Dennissa M. Glass

Connellsville

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Richard L. Hawk

Acme

Richard Lee Hawk, 58, of Acme, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 15, 2017, at his home.  He was born Jan. 6, 1959, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Clyde E. and Mary Fuoss Hawk of Acme.  More...

Jane E. Hendricks

Scottdale

Jane Esther Dreliszak Hendricks, 79, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, May 15, 2017, in Jo Ella’s Personal Care Home, McClure, while being comforted by her loving family. She was born Aug. More...

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Do Just One Thing

When your bottle of dishwashing soap, shampoo or laundry detergent is empty (but there’s soapy residue on the inside), just screw on the plastic cap and throw it into the recycling bin. More...

Lifestyles

Adequate amount of sleep crucial to staying healthy

Dear Doctor: My husband thinks that sleeping for more than five hours a night is a waste of time. But I just read that not getting enough sleep can predispose people to illness. Is this correct? More...

AARP Foundation sponsoring calendar contest

FYI, the AARP Foundation is having a calendar contest for 2018. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Dinner hosted   The American Legion Post 762, 209 Ridge Blvd., Connellsville, will host a meatloaf dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 20. Cost is $8 and includes meatloaf, roasted potatoes and green beans. More...

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