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June 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale Firemen’s fair to begin

The annual Scottdale Volunteer Firemen’s fair will be rolling into the borough today, and the week-long event is one of the biggest fundraising events for the group so the hope is to see continued strong support from the community. More...

News

Annual car show to ride into Scottdale on June 17

From classic cars to new rides, from motorcycles to trucks, all are welcome and encouraged to attend the annual Scottdale Car Show that will be held June 17.  The event is sponsored by the Scottdale Parks Commission and will be marking its fourt More...

U.S. Holocaust Museum seeks funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is launching its first crowd-funding campaign in an effort to preserve and digitize more than 200 diaries from Holocaust victims and survivors.  More...

GOP presses Trump for truth about tapes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does — or possibly face a subpoena More...

Opinion

British meet terror with calm resolve

(AP) – There are reasons British people have a reputation for keeping stiff upper lips in times of crisis.  And today, we feel compelled to laud their tried-and-true tradition of keeping calm and carrying on (a slogan created by the Britis More...

New efforts needed in face of opioid crisis

(AP) – As the opioid crisis continues, officials here and in other cities are trying new strategies for targeting suppliers and protecting victims. More...

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Sports

Back-to-back champions

Pittsburgh shuts out Nashville to win fifth Stanley Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year.  More...

Vikings headed to PIAA semifinals

The Mt. Pleasant softball team just came off a big PIAA Class AAAA win over one nearby nemesis on Thursday. Today, the Vikings will try to take down another close opponent, as they battle Yough at 4 p.m. More...

Pirates beat Marlins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Elias Diaz is filling in quite nicely for injured catchers Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart.  Diaz drove in two runs, Ivan Nova pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Jeff Locke and the Miami Marl More...

Pens win Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguin Captain Sidney Crosby kisses the Stanley Cup in celebration of the Pens win. More...

Southmoreland students place sixth in PA Envirothon

A quintet of students from Southmoreland High School placed sixth in a state Envirothon competition. 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...

Harry C. Crawford

FORMERLY OF SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

Harry Clayton Crawford, 87, of Streetsboro, Ohio, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at U.H. Main Campus Hospital in Cleveland. More...

Jay D. Herbert

VANDERBILT

Jay Darwin Herbert, 65, of Vanderbilt, went to be with his Lord and Savior, at 4:20 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at his residence. Jay was born Dec. 11, 1951, in Vanderbilt, a son of the late George William “G.W.” and Sarah Zella (Lynn) Herbert. More...

Arts and Entertainment

MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

American Ninja Warrior8 p.m. on WJAC WTOV WPXISeason 6 begins for this stapleof NBC’s summer schedule, withcontestants in such locations as LosAngeles, San Antonio and Denvertackling an obstacle course modeledon a famous Japanese one. Those More...

Family Visiting For Graduation Brings Grandma With Dementia

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My ex-husband is coming to our small town to celebrate our daughter’s graduation. He is bringing along his parents. I’m happy they are coming to show love and support for our daughter; however, his mother has dementia. More...

ASTROGRAPH

A conservative approach to financial, health and legal matters will help you move forward without loss or stress. Trust in your ability to do the right thing, and ward off unrealistic proposals and joint financial ventures. More...

Lifestyles

Organic compound MSM could help with arthritis pain

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: A friend suggested I try MSM crystals for arthritis. What are they, and do they work? If they do, where can I find them? 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.  Bible schools upcoming  More...

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