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June 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Woman, 82, arrested at airport says she forgot to take bipolar medication

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Pennsylvania abortion clinic cited for health laws – again

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Once rare, cremation is becoming the new norm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Scott Beinhauer’s forebears expanded their funeral business in 1921 with a location just south of the then-new Liberty Tunnel, they added a rare piece of equipment: a crematory.  More...

Opinion

Merkel says U.S. is no longer reliable

(AP) – The tectonic plates of Europe are shifting, and President Trump is at the heart of this upheaval. More...

Biden could take third run at presidency

AP – Holy calamine lotion! Joe Biden has had an itch for more than 30 years. Thursday morning, he started scratching it again. More...

Putin enjoys split between Trump-Merkel

AP – Germany feels the U.S. administration under President Donald Trump “chatters too much” and Russia is the beneficiary of his loose talk.  More...

Sports

Commodores turn attention to states

As a longtime coach in baseball and softball, Don Hartman has seen enough to believe that momentum is a very real thing. More...

Penguins’ Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Pirates pound Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Elias Diaz hit his first major league homer and drove in six runs as a late addition to the lineup, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 12-7 on Friday night. More...

Legal action continues in S. Connellsville

South Connellsville’s council president did have authority over the community’s police chief, according to papers filed in U.S. More...

CAHS graduates to begin new chapter in lives

CASD graduates embark on new journey

Seniors at Connellsville Area High School throw their caps in the air after graduating on Friday night. More...

Obituaries

Nancy S. Wilkins

Greensburg

Nancy S. (Shaw) Wilkins, 79, of Greensburg, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed from her earthly body into new life on June 2, 2017.  Her priorities in life were faith, family, friends and football (Steelers, of course).  She was born Sept. More...

McCloskey, GM who built Pistons’ ‘Bad Boys’ teams, dies

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons’ “Bad Boys” championship teams, has died. He was 91.  The Pistons said McCloskey died Thursday in Savannah, Georgia. More...

Illinois professor who pushed for trans fats ban dead at 102

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois professor who spent decades pushing for a federal ban on artery clogging artificial trans fats has died at age 102.  Family members say Fred A. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care on him; for he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:6-7 AKJV)  God will help us if we will humble ourselves before Him.   More...

Church News

Albright events announced   Albright United Methodist Church, South Pittsburgh Street, South Connellsville, will hold a tea time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 7. More...

Americans should beware of becoming enamored with ‘stuff ’

We all know that America is a consumerist nation. As John Stonestreet remarks in his new book, written with Brett Kunkle, “Americans love stuff.”  More...

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