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August 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer rock project continues beyond internship

A summer project is starting to take on a life of its own, as area residents are taking up the challenge to “Rock-the-’Ville.”  More...

News

Trump setting records for low presidential approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump started as the most unpopular new president in the history of modern polling. After seven months, things have only gotten worse. More...

Correction

Dana Lint was misidentified in an article about the Bullskin Fair which appeared Aug. 18. The Daily Courier apologizes for the error.   More...

Pa. senior communities looking to attract baby boomers

WARMINSTER, Pa. More...

Opinion

School districts, students help define future of society

(AP) – In years past, Labor Day signaled that the start of school was right around the corner.  The Pennsylvania School Boards Association notes that 84 percent of school districts open their doors before Labor Day.  More...

An example in civility for us all

(AP) – As Kennesaw State University’s president introduced Sen. More...

The cautionary tale of Bob Haldeman

Today the name H.R. “Bob” Haldeman is largely forgotten, the answer to a trivia question perhaps. But a generation ago, Haldeman, who has now been dead for nearly a quarter-century, was not a trivial figure.  More...

Sports

Falcons hold on to Coal Bucket

The coveted Coal Bucket showed up at Uniontown’s Bill Power Stadium on Friday. More...

Mustangs edge Vikings, 21-14

Last season, it took until the final game of the year for the Laurel Highlands football team to get a win. More...

Reds beat Pirates, 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Robert Stephenson fanned a career-high 11 Pirates, and Scott Schebler drove in three runs with a homer and his first triple of the season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory Friday night.  Stephenson (2-4 More...

Mt. Pleasant students can take additional classes at WCCC

High school students in the Mt. Pleasant Area School District will have additional opportunities to take college classes this school year with the expansion of a partnership with Westmoreland County Community College.  More...

MPASD students to work closer with technology

Technology is all around us. In the Mt. More...

Obituaries

Antonetta J. McKlveen

Connellsville

Antonetta J. “Nettie” Merendino McKlveen, 87, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. More...

Deborah M. Crise

Connellsville

Deborah M. Crise, 62, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born July 2, 1955, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Harry and Dolores (Armello) Myers.  More...

Rita I. Abromson

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Rita I. Abromson, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, 96, died Friday, Aug. 25, at UPMC East Hospital.  Mrs. Abromson was the youngest and last survivor of the five children born to the late Harry and Celia Goldstein of Minneapolis, Minn.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And whoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.” (Revelation 20:15 AKJV)  Have you been saved by Jesus. If not, come to Him now before it is too late.   More...

What to do when you experience sudden muscle cramps

Dear Doctor: I love swimming and doing water exercises in the pool. The problem is that I tend to get painful cramps in my legs and feet. Is there anything I can do to avoid them? Does my age (I’m 69) have anything to do with this?   More...

Church News

Festival to be held   The Leisenring Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the Leisenring Presbyterian Church, 1004 Church St. There will be a flea market, a Chinese auction, and homestyle food available in the basement. More...

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