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May 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Congressional panels pledge probe into Comey’s firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia’s meddling in the U.S. More...

‘Migrant Mother’ photographer’s images of oppressed resonate

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Biden: It’s time for America to regain unity and purpose

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden gave assurances Sunday that the country’s current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that “churned up some of the ugliest realities” of society will be temporary. More...

Opinion

Honeybees are in big trouble

(AP) – Bees — honeybees in particular — are serious business, and they are in trouble.  More...

Graduates should not worry about future

(AP) – Graduates, if you wouldn’t mind putting down your smartphones (maybe just shut them off), we’d like to share a few thoughts about that next big step in your life.  But what we’d like to say is this: Don’t wor More...

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Sports

Local softball teams prepare for semifinal action

Tuesday is scheduled to be a busy day in WPIAL playoff actions, with a host of semifinal softball teams set to play. Among them are three local teams.  More...

Penguins rout Senators, 7-0, take 3-2 series lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are just one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. More...

Pirates slide past Phillies, 1-0, in rain

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming off two subpar outings, Chad Kuhl went into the video room to find some past success he could recreate. More...

Blaze destroys Mill Run house

Several people are homeless following a fire in Mill Run Sunday morning. According to Springfield Township Volunteer Fire officials, the fire was fully involved when they were called to the scene around 5 a.m. More...

Grant sought for old fire hall and park

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority is seeking grant funding through the Allegheny Foundation to rehabilitate the old East Side Fire Station.  The building is currently used for auxiliary police meetings, the ending point for the Halloween More...

Obituaries

Jennifer L. Higbee

Scottdale

Jennifer L. Higbee, 27, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, early Saturday evening, May 20, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, in the presence of her loving family, following a lengthy illness. Jenny was born Jan. 25, 1990, in Mt. More...

Kenneth D. Shultz

Bullskin

Kenneth D. Shultz, Sr., 66, of Bullskin Township, passed away, Sunday, May 21, 2017.  He was born Dec. More...

Ed Smith

Connellsville

Ed Smith, 62, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

Princess Diana: Her Life — HerDeath — The Truth8 p.m. on KDKA WTRF WTAJAs the 20th anniversary of the Pariscar-accident death of “The People’s More...

Lifestyles

Some factors to consider before getting treated with PPI

Dear Doctor: Because of the potential risks of proton pump inhibitors, should I have an H. pylori breath or stool test to make sure I have this bacterium before committing to long-term treatment with a PPI?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Catholic Daughters to meet  Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Annunciata #260 will meet at 6 p.m. May 23 at Bucci Hall, Connellsville. The group also will meet for communion Mass and breakfast at 8 a.m. May 25 at St. John’s R.C. More...

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