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August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Picnic in the Park to offer free family fun

Free family fun isn’t too good to be true, it’s the norm for Scottdale’s annual Picnic in the Park.  The event celebrates its 19th anniversary Sunday starting at 2 p.m. in Loucks Park.  More...

News

Bannon calls for ‘economic war’ with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation defining question about China’s emerging superpower status — but his call for an “economic war” puts h More...

Chasing eclipses across the globe is way of life

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Monday’s total solar eclipse in the U.S. More...

U.S. condemns terror attack in Barcelona

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The United States swiftly condemned Thursday’s deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona and offered assistance to authorities in Spain. More...

Opinion

Public-private space ventures need oversight

(AP) –– Public-private partnerships in space travel hold much promise, and greater cost-efficiency, but government should be transparent about the risks and inevitable failures.  More...

Who says Team Trump isn’t getting anything done?

(AP) –– Last week, as Google fought allegations that male workers there are paid less than females, a white male software engineer made national news with a claim that women were biologically unsuited to tech jobs and Google’s real More...

When liberals club people, it’s with love

Apparently, as long as violent leftists label their victims “fascists,” they are free to set fires, smash windows and beat civilians bloody. No police officer will stop them. More...

Sports

CAHS runners have strength in numbers

For the Connellsville cross country program, there is strength in numbers, and coach Pat Mullaney is hoping to parlay that strength into a winning season in 2017.  More...

Embattled Steelers’ WR Bryant grateful, ready for first game back

Embattled wide receiver Martavis Bryant can’t wait to get back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Matt Every ties first-round record at Wyndham with 61

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F.C. Commissioners agree to refinance loan

Fayette County Commissioners approved on Thursday refinancing a loan taken out by a previous board.  Commissioners Vince Vicites and David Lohr said the $10 million loan will cover 25 years, rather than the previous eight, and result in lower pa More...

Scottdale’s Loucks Park could see facelift

Scottdale’s Loucks Park could be seeing a facelift.  Councilman Andy Pinskey presented a proposal from the parks department to council during Monday’s meeting. More...

Obituaries

Margaret M. Hazelbaker

Scottdale

Margaret May Endekas Hazelbaker, 88, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, 2017, in Scottdale Manor Rehabilitation Center.  She was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., a daughter of the late Nicholas G. More...

Jason M. McClanahan

Dunbar

Jason Michael McClanahan, 44, of Dunbar, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at home. He was born Nov. 20, 1972, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Barbara (Maceyak) Ehrlich and the late Mark Leslie Mc- Clanahan. More...

Hawkins, All-American at Notre Dame, dies at 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday.  He was 80.  Hawkins died in his sleep More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treads the wine press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. More...

Several treatment options exist for peripheral artery disease

Dear Doctor: Could you please tell me about peripheral artery disease? I have it and recently underwent angiograms of both legs, including insertion of one stent. One leg is now normal, but the other is back to square one. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Aug. 21 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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