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May 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

WWII veteran recounts war experiences

NEWBURY, N.H. (AP) — Bill Krummel, who’s 93, shut his eyes tightly to see. Over and over again. More...

Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called “Superman”

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of children.  More...

Man arrested in shooting that injured woman

WILKINSBURG, Pa. More...

Opinion

Combating human trafficking is priority

(AP) – Nebraska makes combating human trafficking a state priority  Nebraska lawmakers, Attorney General Doug Peterson and Gov. More...

Texting while driving is extremely dangerous

(AP) – A 19-year-old woman pleaded guilty to misdemeanor vehicular homicide in a plea deal after her can ran a stop sign, slamming into another vehicle and killing a 59-year-old passenger in that car and seriously injuring her husband, 64, the More...

Make National Trail Day your day

Some are rocky and rooted; the kind that required the development of sturdy, rubber-soled footwear and four-inch-wide mountain bike tires. More...

Sports

Wiltrout wins fourth state title

Connellsville senior Madison Wiltrout has never settled for second best. More...

McCutchen’s homer gives Pirates walkoff win over Diamondbacks, 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a leadoff homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in a wild ending Monday afternoon at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park. More...

Pens top Preds, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jake Guentzel broke a 37-minute shot drought to score the winning goal in the final minutes as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night.  More...

Connellsville honors heroes on Memorial Day

The New Haven Hose Company (left photo) marches in the Memorial Day parade held Monday in Conneilsville while residents (right photo) watch the festivities. For more photos, please see Page 2. More...

Obituaries

Ruth E. Kalp

DONEGAL

Ruth E. Kalp, 73, of Donegal died Friday May 26, 2017 at her home.  She was born Jan. 14, 1944, in Stahlstown, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Nora Hostetler Gary.  More...

Sara A. King

CONNELLSVILLE

Sara A. King, 91, of Connellsville, went home to be with the Lord, peacefully, on Sunday May 28, 2017, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  She was born Oct. More...

Barbara A. Matthews

EVERSON

Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Mc Fadden Matthews, 55, of Everson, passed away early Sunday morning, May 28, 2017, at the home of her mother, Diana Lee Kessler Mc Fadden of Connellsville.  She was born in Connellsville, Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Tuesday’s TV BEST BETS

Downward Dog 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM Nan (Allison Tolman) uses canine Martin as an intended deterrent to Kevin (Barry Rothbart) at the office in the new episode “Loyalty.” Kevin has a habit of meddling in her ad campaign ... More...

Family’s Disapproval Stops Woman From Opening Up

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I’m a pansexual female and open about it with my friend and also my brother. The rest of my family is super Christian. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Don’t argue about what might have been. Pick up whatever pieces you have left and turn them into something new and wonderful. Altering how or where you live will lead to new beginnings. More...

Lifestyles

ASK THE DOCTORS

Research continues on magic mushrooms effects on anxiety disorders

DEAR DOCTOR: I see that psilocybin mushrooms – what we used to call magic mushrooms – are being studied now as a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. I’ve struggled with severe depression my whole life. More...

Bible Digest

“But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” (James 1:22 AKJV)  Real faith in God is more than just listening to words about God. It is a faith that acts on God’s Word.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Rummage buildings open   The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, located on Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday.  Auction items needed   More...

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