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September 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

GOP ability to dismantle health law expires at month’s end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans will soon run out of time to rely on their slim majority to dismantle the Obama health law.  More...

Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. More...

Attendants against opening Pittsburgh Airmall to shoppers

IMPERIAL, Pa. More...

Opinion

“Othering” and dismissing humanity

(AP) – Most Americans have little reluctance to state firmly that race-based superiority is wrong. More...

Keeping your child safe in cyber space

(AP) – With summer unofficially over and children back in school, we hope their year is off to a great start. Unfortunately, bullying can ruin it. More...

‘Hard conversations’ with voters

PITTSBURGH -- Take a dozen people of wildly disparate views from a battleground state, put them together with one of the top public-opinion experts in the country, close the door for more than two hours and fortify them only with teeny 8-ounce bottle More...

Sports

Falcons beaten by Warriors, 48-7

Although it’s a very small sample size, the 2017 Connellsville football team has fallen into a pattern of falling behind in games early.  In the opener against Uniontown, the Falcons were able to overcome their early shortcomings and rally More...

Vikings, Mustangs get gridiron victories

Cody Reese rushed for 118 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead the Mt. Pleasant football team (1-1, 1-0) to a 55-13 Interstate Conference win at Waynesburg. More...

Eagles fly past Scotties, 42-7

The Southmoreland football team is a young one this season, and it was youthful mistakes that cost the Scotties in Friday’s 42-7 Century Conference loss to visiting South Park (1-0, 1-0).  For instance, Southmoreland (0-1, 0-1) was flagged More...

Hearing continued for man accused of killing daughter

A pretrial hearing was continued Friday for a Uniontown man accused of killing his daughter through neglect.  Fayette County Judge Linda Cordaro rescheduled Michael Lynn Wright’s hearing for January.  More...

CACM hosts sixth job fair at library Wednesday

Employers and training programs will be available to job seekers and individuals considering a new field this Wednesday at the Carnegie Library in Connellsville.  More...

Final Connellsville CDBG hearing set for Wednesday

The final public hearing for the 2017 Community Development Block Grant program for Connellsville will be held this coming Wednesday at City Hall.  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...

Stanley F. Himelinski

Clinton Township

Stanley F. Himelinski, Sr., 82, of Clinton Township, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.  He was born Oct. 10, 1934, in New Kensington, to the late John A. 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

“Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed me. But you say, Wherein have we robbed you? In tithes and offerings.” (Malachi 3:8 AKJV)  The tithe, a tenth, belongs to God. Don’t rob God.   More...

Recent study suggests running good for discs in the spine

Dear Doctor: I just heard that instead of causing injuries, running may be good for your back. Is this true? If it is, I’m going to lace up my shoes and head back out to the trail!   More...

Church News

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, is collecting school supplies for children in need. Notebooks, pencil, sharpeners, etc., may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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