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June 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trump’s attorney says president not under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president’s outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a “witch hunt.&rdq More...

North Korea: U.S. officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea claimed Sunday that U.S. officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at John F. Kennedy Airport, calling it an “illegal and heinous act of provocation.”  More...

GOP senator warns against rushing vote to repeal and replace nation’s health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator on Sunday warned against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law, saying both parties deserve a chance to fully debate the bill and propose changes after it was drafted in More...

Opinion

Sessions failed to satisfy Democrats

(AP) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ voluntary appearance before the Senate intelligence Committee on Tuesday certainly didn’t satisfy the Democrats on that panel, but it did provide the former Republican senator from Alabama an o More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Suffering is inevitable in our lives

Critics say both statins and fluorides are supposed to have a negative impact on your IQ. Actually, neckties are supposed to restrict blood flow to the brain, too. More...

Sports

Wood to throw for UPJ track team

Connellsville graduate Nicole Wood knew what she wanted when she was deciding on her college choice. She wanted a place where she could be on her own, but not feel like she was far away from home. More...

Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hardly looks like a typical leadoff hitter. More...

Koepka caps a record week with victory at U.S. Open

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Brooks Koepka traveled around the world to find his game. He found stardom right at home as the U.S. Open champion.  More...

City’s flood relief fund nears exhaustion

The people involved with the Connellsville Flood Recovery Center and Flood Relief Fund are looking forward to working themselves out of business.  More...

Father-son team provides Native American education

Duaine Fuoss and his son, Duane, want to properly educate and inform the public about Native American history. The pair, which has Chickasaw Indian ancestry, wants everyone to know the truth. They had worked to put together a group in Mt. More...

Obituaries

Consuelo Bell

MT. PLEASANT

Consuelo J. “Connie” Bell, 76, of Mt. Pleasant died Friday, June 16, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 3, 1940 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Ralph and Murle Leighliter Halfhill. More...

Raymond Polakovsky

MT. PLEASANT

Raymond Polakovsky, 77, of Mt. Pleasant died Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mt. Pleasant.  Mr. Polakovsky was born April 9, 1940 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Michael and Anna Bankovich Polakovsky.  More...

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for ‘Rocky’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” — two darkhorse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises — died Friday at age 81. More...

Lifestyles

Studies show turmeric supplements have some benefit

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I have heard that turmeric supplements work quite well in an anti-inflammatory capacity, with less risk than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What are your thoughts on turmeric as an anti-inflammatory supplement? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Music to play The Brownfield Community Center, 291 Banning Road, Dawson, will have country and bluegrass music from 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday evening. Musicians are invited to bring their instruments and share their talents. More...

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