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June 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids Fest to take place Monday at Murphy Hall in Connellsville

The 11th annual Kids Fest will be held at Murphy Hall from 5 to 9 p.m on Monday. More...

News

Polanski’s victim pleads to end case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski’s sexual assault victim made an impassioned plea Friday to end the court case against the fugitive director, saying she felt more abused by the legal justice system than by the man who she said drugged, r More...

Medical marijuana dispensaries, patients wait through long delays

HONOLULU (AP) — Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products. More...

Warren Buffett auctions off private luncheon to raise money for charity

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The winning bid for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett may top several million dollars in an online auction to benefit a California homeless charity that wraps up Friday night.  More...

Opinion

Supporters see Trump as a hero

(AP) – There are millions of Americans who believe in Donald Trump. They believe he has been treated unfairly by the press and establishment politicians of both parties. More...

Nation to promote renewable power

(AP) – Whether the United States participates or not, it is clear that the Paris Climate Accord has brought the world to the doorstep of a new era of energy production and consumption. At least, we can hope that is the case.  More...

‘70s grads still fighting to preserve values

We played that funky music (that was the name of a song), wondered about Jimmy Carter (he was the man of the hour), worried about inflation (it was over 5 percent, and heading higher). More...

Sports

Kuhns honored with Bollibon Award

Every spring, Connellsville High School presents an award that not only honors the accomplishment of a senior student-athlete, but also celebrates the life of a local hero.  The Tim Bollibon Award is presented annually to a Connellsville graduat More...

Crosby doing it all again as Pens close in on back-to-back Cups

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby’s teammates keep saying nothing ever changes with the Pittsburgh Penguins captain. That the secret to his greatness is really no secret at all. More...

Connellsville Legion outslugs Smithfield

Cade Warrick ripped a home run and a pair of singles as the Connellsville Legion baseball team (3-1) defeated host Smithfield, 11-8. Cole Shearer smacked a double and three singles, and Jarrod David hit a double. Nolan Porterfield had two singles. More...

Southmoreland makes changes to budget

Southmoreland School Directors approved some alterations to the 2017-18 budget as work continues to put a final spending plan in place. More...

Art is ‘the answer’

“People are more interested in something if it looks like you’re going to die.” Jay Ruby would know – he travels the world, teaching and performing on stilts, a skill he initially learned in Great Britain performing with Britain Puppet Theatre. More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Hay Sr.

Connellsville

Robert W. Hay, Sr., 68, of Connellsville died Friday, June 9, 2017, at his home.  He was born Dec. 20, 1948, in Connellsville, a son of the late James V. and Eve M. De- Witt Hay.  More...

Carl A. Stewart

Mt. Pleasant Township

Carl Allen Stewart, 91, of Mt. Pleasant Township, died peacefully Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at his home, with his devoted family at his side. Mr. Stewart was born Nov. 30, 1925, in Grindstone, the son of the late Frank and Lydia Kirkpatrick Stewart. More...

Robert E. Skowronek Sr.

Connellsville

Robert Edward “Bob” Skowronek Sr., 88, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Hillside Estates.  He was born March 4, 1929, in Connellsville, the son of the late Stanley and Helen (Kurka) Skowronek.&nb More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God stays for ever.” (1 John 2:17 AKJV)  The verse above will help us keep our priorities right.   More...

There are many factors to consider when trying to gain weight

Dear Doctor: So many articles seem to be about weight loss, but I’m actually underweight. I eat enough, live a healthy lifestyle and exercise. But I’m 5 feet 1 inch tall and weigh 100 pounds. More...

Church News

Albright events announced   The ladies at Albright United Methodist Church, South Pittsburgh Street, South Connellsville, will sing special music for all men of the church on Father’s Day, June 18. More...

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