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September 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Work continues on Col. Crawford statue restoration

The restoration of the Col. Crawford statue in front of the Carnegie Library in Connellsville is nearing completion. More...

News

CASD approves custodial/maintenance contract

The Connellsville Area School Board Wednesday once again approved the contract with the union representing the custodians and maintenance workers.  More...

Rescuers start block-by-block search of Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Rescuers began a block-by-block search of tens of thousands of Houston homes Thursday, pounding on doors and shouting as they looked for anyone — alive or dead — who might have been left behind in Harvey’s fetid floodwaters, which have More...

Groups seek ban on high-dose opioids citing overdose danger

CHICAGO (AP) — Safety advocates and state health officials are formally calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban high-dose opioid painkillers. More...

Opinion

$10 billion Foxconn deal demands due diligence

(AP) –– A development project the magnitude of the $10-billion investment the Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group is anticipating making in southeast Wisconsin doesn’t come around very often. More...

How can we respond to Hurricane Harvey?

(AP) –– How we can respond to Hurricane Harvey? More...

Trump risks military lives in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON –– President Trump’s plan to send more U.S. troops into Afghanistan means that our 16-year-old war against the Taliban terrorists will continue for years to come.  And many casualties to come, too. More...

Sports

Speedy Falcons set sights on playoffs

Entering the 2017 season, the Connellsville girls soccer team may not have the overall numbers that it has had in years past, but the Falcons should have plenty of skill to make up for a bit of a smaller roster than usual.  More...

Southmoreland netters top Connellsville, 4-1

Hayley Robbins, Amelia Echard and Galatea Zeglin won at first through third singles respectively to help the Southmoreland girls tennis team defeat host Connellsville, 4-1 in a non-section match on Thursday. More...

Gators looking to make strides

Emily Kozel spent the past two seasons working as an assistant coach with the Geibel girls soccer team. More...

Local trucking company joins relief efforts

In aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

A local trucking company is joining the relief efforts for those in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  Pleasant Trucking owner Marcie Morrow said the company has a truck that will be carrying donations from an area church to Houston. More...

Wellness on the Yough set for this weekend

Yough River Park will be a center for natural living Saturday at the inaugural Wellness on the Yough.  The event, sponsored by the Connellsville Recreation Board, was “born out of the love for all things natural,” said Emily Richter, More...

Obituaries

Roger A. Davis

Scottdale

Roger A. Davis, 71, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home early Wednesday morning, Aug. 30, 2017, in the caring presence of his loving wife, Barbara.  Roger was born Jan. 23, 1946, in Mt. More...

Anita L. Harvey

Brownsville

Anita L. Harvey, 76, of Brownsville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.  She was born May 7, 1941, in Brownsville, the daughter of Bartlett and Naomi Wilson.  Anita loved her family. Her children and grandchildren were her world. More...

Paul H. Miller

Indian Head

Paul H. Miller, 97, of Indian Head, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at his residence.  He was born Aug. 3, 1920, in Indian Head, a son of the late Horatio Pritts and Lulu Sophia Lohr Miller.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.” (Proverbs 31:10 AKJV)  Thank God for Godly women.   More...

Lifestyle changes can help relieve incontinence symptoms

Dear Doctor: I’m 58 years old and have begun leaking urine. Once it was while I was at exercise class and another time when I sneezed. I’ve never had children, so why is this happening? What can I do? More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Sept. 4 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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