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September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Congress to speed up Harvey aid, tackle debt limit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday facing a daunting to-do list and three months left in the year to show that Republicans can actually get things done. More...

Trump’s traveled from fiery to conflicted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The calls began in the hours before Donald Trump took the oath of office.  More...

Sen. McCain returns after battling cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. More...

Opinion

Now is Paul Ryan’s chance to do more about tax reform

(AP) –– When House Speaker Paul Ryan held a town hall meeting in Racine recently, tax reform came up. It’s a priority he’s been talking about for the last decade.  Now is the time to do more than talk.  More...

Summer has left nation more divided

(AP) –– With constant protests, fresh battles over the Civil War, racial tensions and the threat of a looming nuclear war, we can be forgiven for feeling like this summer has left the nation more divided than before. More...

DACA will become Congress’ problem

Arkansas Republican Sen. More...

Sports

Falcons blank Vikings for third straight win

After scoring lopsided wins over Uniontown and Albert Gallatin in the Fayette County Coaches Associaton Tournament on Saturday, the Connellsville girls soccer team was ready for a much tougher challenge on Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant. More...

Gators hoping hard work pays off

The last two seasons were not typical for the Geibel volleyball program. More...

Pirates extend manager Hurdle, GM Huntington through 2021

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neal Huntington arrived in Pittsburgh a decade ago confident he had the right plan to turn around the floundering Pirates. More...

Mum Festival blooms in city

Residents and visitors alike are invited to have a blooming good time Saturday as Downtown Connellsville hosts its eighth annual Mum Festival.  More...

Festival goers to duct tape Mayor Lincoln to wall to raise money

Have you ever watched the news and thought, “If I could only tape a politician to a wall...,” but were worried about the repercussions? What if you could do exactly that, and make a charitable contribution? More...

Obituaries

John F. Grinko Sr.

Connellsville

John F. Grinko Sr., 82, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday Sept. More...

Van R. Kooser

Mill Run

Van R. Kooser, 83, of Mill Run, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at his home. He was born July 8, 1934, in Mill Run, a son of the late Henry and Bertha Dull Kooser. Mr. Kooser was a 1952 graduate of Connellsville Area High School. More...

Henry Molinaro

Connellsville

Henry Molinaro, 89, of Connellsville, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Redstone Highlands Health Care, Greensburg. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral   Home, 123 S. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1 AKJV)  This says it all. We are in God’s world and we owe everything to Him.   More...

Hip fractures not uncommon among the elderly

Dear Doctor: I know of several older women who have died within a year after a hip fracture. But why? Is this due to a cause and effect of a bone fracture, or something else entirely?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Cafe open   The café at the Connellsville Church of God will be open from 5-6:30 p.m. today in the renovated fellowship hall downstairs. Cost is $6 for adults and $2 for children 3-12 and includes a meal, dessert and drink. More...

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