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June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale woman faces charges after letting kids play near railroad tracks

Three small children were found playing on railroad tracks and in a swimming pool without adult supervision last Thursday, Scottdale Police said.  Tiffany Ann Lilley, 28, of 905 N. More...

News

Smoking banned in all 10 of Connellsville’s parks

Smoking will be banned or severely curtailed in all 10 of the city parks under an ordinance adopted by Connellsville City Council Tuesday. More...

Senate steers toward showdown vote on health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite indications that they’ve yet to solidify the 50 GOP votes they’ll need to avert an embarrassing More...

GOP to negotiate massive overhaul of tax system behind closed doors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House plans to privately negotiate a massive overhaul of the tax system with Republican leaders in Congress, possibly giving rank-and-file members little if any say over the finished product, a top aide to President Donald More...

Opinion

Shooting sends shock waves across nation

(AP) – The recent shooting at a congressional baseball practice — which left U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and several others injured — sent shock waves across the country.  How could something like this happen? More...

Supreme Court to hear gerrymandering case

(AP) – We are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a partisan gerrymandering with the potential to reshape American politics.  More...

Some insight into Trump’s situation

Not long ago I wrote that the danger President Trump faces from the various investigations into the Trump-Russia matter had changed dramatically in recent weeks. Now, in just the last few days, the situation has changed even more. More...

Sports

Mill Run blanked by Carmichaels, 10-0

Throughout the course of a baseball season, there are always highs and lows. More...

NHL awards, expansion draft colliding tonight in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It’s 116 degrees in the ice hockey capital of the world.  For the next few days, Las Vegas is the place to be on skates.  More...

Bucs beat Brewers, 7-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night.  More...

City adopts new floodplain ordinance after hearing

A public hearing was held prior to Tuesday’s Connellsville City Council meeting to get input on the floodplain ordinance that was on the agenda for council’s regular meeting, resulting in plans for an additional public meeting on the issu More...

Woman cuts man with knife during domestic argument

In Connellsville Township

A woman cut a man with a knife during a domestic argument involving three people in a Connellsville Township residence last week, state police at Uniontown said.  Raunie Nicole Francy, 29, of 711 E. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth E. Fullem

Normalville

Kenneth E. Fullem, 70, of Normalville, died early Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017, in the comfort of his home.  Ken was born June 25, 1946, a son of the late Jack Fullem Sr. More...

Robert B. Layman

Melcroft

Robert Blaine “Moose” Layman, 67, of Melcroft, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at his home, while surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Aug. More...

Kathleen U. Owens

Scottdale

Kathleen U. (Williams) Owens, 87, of Scottdale, passed away early Monday morning, June 19, 2017, at her residence. Kathleen was born July 25, 1929, a daughter of the late Michael A. Williams and Julia (Rega) Williams. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.” (Psalms 126:3 AKJV)  Rejoice in the Lord. God is good.   More...

Surgery not always necessary for hyperparathyroidism

Dear Doctor: When does a person require parathyroid surgery? I’ve heard it discussed, but don’t know much about it. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Music played 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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