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July 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman sues Excela Health Frick Hospital for civil rights violations

A Ruffsdale woman has sued Excela Health Frick Hospital in Mt. More...

News

Scottdale man, woman facing drug charges after police find lost cell phone

A Scottdale man and woman are facing drug charges after police say a lost cell phone led them to a would-be drug deal.  Seth Michael Reed and Deena Elaine Wesolowski, 502 Pittsburgh St., were charged by Scottdale Borough Police in connection wit More...

McConnell introduces a ‘skinny repeal’ bill targeting Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by a signal from House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a pared-down health care bill late Thursday that he hoped would keep alive Republican ambitions to repeal “Obamacare.&rdq More...

Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers kick the habit

People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the habit than those who didn’t, a new study found.  More...

Opinion

Trump’s attack on Sessions hurts U.S.

(AP) – Just six months ago, Jeff Sessions promised the American people that if his fellow senators allowed him to serve as Attorney General he’d be bound by the rule of law, not by his loyalty to President Donald Trump.  More...

President needs to end Twitter rampage

(AP) – Donald Trump clearly is frustrated by the way allegations of Russian collusion in last year’s presidential election are engulfing members of his family.  More...

Trump reaches moment of reckoning

President Trump has reached a “moment of reckoning,” says Sen. Lindsey Graham, the outspoken Republican from South Carolina. More...

Sports

Maher returns to work with Falcons

When Jade Maher played football for Connellsville, it was easy to see his love for the game and his team.  Maher played four years at quarterback for the Falcons and twice earned All-Foothills Conference honors. More...

Steelers WR Bryant continues process of return from suspension

Embattled Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant isn’t back from a yearlong suspension imposed by the National Football League just yet. More...

RB Bell a no-show at Steelers training camp

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers trickled into training camp on Thursday in pickup trucks and Porsches, Rolls Royces and Rubicons. And in the case of ageless linebacker James Harrison, a firetruck. Because of course he did. More...

Methadone clinic owner heads to federal prison

The owner of a shuttered North Union Township methadone clinic has been sentenced to serve time in a federal prison for operating a “pill mill” and healthcare fraud.  More...

Elderly man killed in city car accident

A two-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Connellsville claimed the life of an elderly man. According to Connellsville police, the accident is still under investigation, and no names were released Thursday evening. More...

Donation helps Connellsville Ministries

Connellsville Area Community Ministries is closing its budget gap with the assistance of a local businessman.  Max House, owner of House Financial Services, recently gave CACM a $1,000 donation, taking it 10 percent of the way to its summer goal More...

Obituaries

Alvin D. Kantorik

Mt. Pleasant

Alvin D. Kantorik, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Always Care Personal Care Home, Connellsville.  He was born Oct. 5, 1940, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Andrew and Virginia June Marks Kantorik.  More...

David W. Cressman

Scottdale

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Stephen Beucher Jr.

Connellsville

Stephen Beucher Jr., 93, of Connellsville, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home.  He was born June 12, 1924, in Chalk Hill, a son of the late Stephen and Hannah Margaret Kirkpatrick Beucher.  He is the last surviving member of his immedi More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knows afar off.” (Psalms 138:6 AKJV)  Humility touches the heart of God. Pride does not please Him.   More...

Loss of taste and smell could be related to doxycycline use

Dear Doctor: After becoming ill with bronchitis a few months ago, I was told to take 100 milligrams of the antibiotic doxycycline hyclate twice a day. Since then, I’ve been unable to taste or smell anything. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of July 31 are as follows:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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