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June 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer concert series ready to begin for season in Mt. Pleasant

Warm summer nights and music go hand and hand, and even though it will be a little different this year, the summer concert music series will continue in the borough of Mt. More...

News

Trump gives first snapshot of organization’s finances in report

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation — a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. More...

Man pleads guilty of assaulting wife after dreaming she cheated

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Warren warns of ‘knockout blow’ to middle class

NEW YORK (AP) — A fiery Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren warned Friday that President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are preparing to deliver “a knockout blow” to the nation’s middle class.  More...

Opinion

Graduates always seem to find a way

(AP) – Graduation is when students who have been cocooned all their lives within the safe walls of their schools, nurtured and guided by teachers, coaches and other mentors, are suddenly propelled out into a world that may seem indifferent to t More...

‘Ringless voicemail’ could bombard phones

(AP) — Until recently, voicemail boxes have been largely free of the kind of digital weeds that dominate most email inboxes, but that would rapidly change if the Federal Communications Commission decides to officially allow the practice of &ldq More...

Trump’s shock to the system

Donald J. Trump may project the notion that he is the man with all the answers, but in truth he may go down in history as the man who inspired many of the important questions.  More...

Sports

After title win, Vikings looking to future

Mt. Pleasant softball coach Lauren Shaheen said she had a good feeling coming into this season. More...

CAHS graduate Wiltrout wins title at New Balance Outdoor Nationals

Connellsville graduate Madison Wiltrout will be making plenty of big throws in North Carolina during her upcoming collegiate career at the University of North Carolina. More...

Cubs top Bucs, 9-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo almost led off his third straight game with a homer, losing his bid on a replay reversal, before helping key a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Friday n More...

Connellsville man charged with forgery, other offenses in hold up

A Connellsville man, charged with holding up a city gasoline station earlier this month, has been accused of more crimes.  Jeffery Alan Coffer, 54, was charged Friday with theft, theft by deception, forgery and other offenses in District Judge R More...

South Connellsville man to face hearing

A South Connellsville man’s hearing has been scheduled for next month on a summary charge based on a complaint from the borough council president.  Jerry A. More...

Obituaries

Consuelo J. Bell

Mt. Pleasant

Consuelo J. “Connie” Bell, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. More...

John Conty

Greensburg

John Conty, 77, a resident of Passavant Memorial Home, Greensburg, formerly of Old Bethany, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg. Mr. Conty was born Feb. 6, 1940, in Mt. More...

Ronald E. Nicklow

Connellsville

Ronald E. Nicklow, 58, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born June 14, 1959, in Connellsville, a son of the late Harry L. Sr. and Margaret Wilson Nicklow.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3:18 AKJV)  Love is more than words. Love acts.   More...

High-intensity workouts can boost cellular function

Dear Doctor: What’s the best type of exercise? I’ve been reading that high-intensity interval training can slow down the aging process. Is this really true? 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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