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May 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kosslow named valedictorian; Ewing selected as salutatorian

At Geibel graduation tonight

Lauren Kosslow has been naMed valedictorian of Geibel Catholic High School’s graduating class of 2017. She is the daughter of Carol and David Kosslow of Connellsville. Lauren is a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Connellsville. More...

News

Roscoe man charged with aggravated assault in accident

A Roscoe man has been charged with aggravated assault by vehicle in connection with a February accident in which two people were seriously injured in North Union Township. More...

Lieberman latest candidate to withdraw from FBI director’s job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director, becoming the latest contender to pull out of a search process that President Donald Trump said a week ago was moving quickly. More...

Police reports listed

Teen faces drug charges A 17-year-old Uniontown boy ran from police and was found to have suspected heroin and other items on him, state police at Uniontown said. More...

Opinion

Drones should not be treated as toys

(AP) – What is a drone? Is it just a new version of the model aircraft that decades of schoolchildren have flown in their backyards and parks with little harm to people or property? More...

Telsa becomes valuable company

(AP) – Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, did something remarkable last month: It surpassed Ford and GM to become the country’s most valuable car company based on market capitalization. Want to acquire Tesla? More...

Considering tourism promotion paradox

Over the past 15 years, tourism promotion within the Alleghenies has been a paradox: Much has changed, yet little has changed.  More...

Sports

Track athletes motivated for states

Personal records, medals and state titles will be the focal point for area track athletes when they take part in the PIAA Track and Field Championships today and Saturday at Shippensburg University.  Seven area athletes will be competing with th More...

Pirates belt Braves, salvage split in series

ATLANTA (AP) — Ivan Nova pitched into the ninth inning, Adam Frazier hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Bartolo Colon for a 9-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. More...

Pens outlast Senators in double OT, head to finals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final.  Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Ea More...

CASD approves budget with no tax increase

The Connellsville Area School Board Wednesday unanimously approved the proposed 2017-18 school budget with no increase in taxes. More...

Soisson to serve as Geibel’s commencement speaker

Geibel Catholic High School Class of 2017 will graduate tonight. More...

Obituaries

Lois J. Holsing

Dunbar

Lois Jean Holsing, 82, of Dunbar,died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in South Connellsville Personal Care Home.  She was born March 7, 1935, in Rockwood, daughter of Milton Hechler and Elizabeth Braucher Hechler.  She had worked as an operator fo More...

Amanda K. Pletcher

Indian Head

Amanda King Pletcher, 100, of Indian Head, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in the Easy Living Estates, Hunker.  She was born April 11, 1917, in Barronvale, a daughter of the late John R. and Mary E. Meyers King.  More...

Frank J. Kieta

Vanderbilt

Frank J. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.” (James 4:17 AKJV)  Do what you know you should. Don’t put it off. Do it now. You will be glad you did.   More...

Several factors cause aging skin to lose elasticity, bruise easily

Dear Doctor: I’m 75 years old and have bruising on my hands, seemingly when anything touches them. I do not take blood thinners or aspirin. Occasionally I take an Aleve, which seems to make it worse.   More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of May 29 follow:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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