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News

Trump considering even lower refugee limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials said Wednesday.  More...

Pelosi says put off immigration overhaul, save ‘Dreamers now’

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul was premature.  Instea More...

Woman charged with firing shots in home

A woman fired four shots into the kitchen ceiling of a Connellsville Township home while another person slept nearby, state police at Uniontown said.  Earlier Tuesday evening, police said they went to the home at 117 Hess Lane for a domestic arg More...

Opinion

True cost of Pa. charter schools

(AP) –– Two studies were released last week that at first glance have nothing to do with each other. More...

State’s child welfare system is broken

(AP) –– Pennsylvania’s child welfare system is broken.  That was the finding of Auditor General Eugene De- Pasquale, whose “State of the Child” report was released last week.  And it confirms what we in York Co More...

Correspondents get the story right

WASHINGTON –– Ken Burns’ brilliant television exposition “The Vietnam War” not surprisingly brought forth in me, as with many other Americans, old and troubling memories.  More...

Sports

Falcons putting losses behind them

The players and coaches on the Connellsville football team can’t wipe the last three games from their record. More...

Falcons top Spartans in OT

Callie Cunningham scored on a pass from Maddie Shoemaker at 7:05 of the overtime period, clinching a hat trick as the Connellsville girls soccer team (4-3, 2-2) earned a 3-2 Section 4-AAAA victory over visiting Hempfield on Wednesday evening.  K More...

Schutz’s overtime goal lifts Penguins over Wings, 6-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Schultz scored 27 seconds into overtime, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-5 preseason win against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.  Adam Johnson scored twice for the two-time defending Stanley Cup ch More...

Judge sentences Everson woman to prison for assaulting child

An Everson woman was sentenced this week to serve time in a state prison in connection with injuries she inflicted on a child.  Cora Strickler, 32, was sentenced to serve four to eight years in prison by Fayette County Judge Steve Leskinen.  More...

Connellsville Patriots pack boxes for overseas

CAHS Patriots, ROTC members participate

Approximately 50 members of the Connellsville Area High School Patriots, Junior ROTC members and their family members turned out Wednesday to pack care packages for members of the military serving overseas. More...

Obituaries

Dolores E. Frazier

Dunbar

Dolores E. (Nicholson) Frazier, 88, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Scottdale Manor. She was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Connellsville, the daughter of the late George Nicholson and Mae (McFern) Nicholson Shandorf. More...

Erma M. Kostelnik

Dunbar

Erma M. Kostelnik, 91, of Dunbar, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at home.  She was born Oct. 26, 1925, in Dunbar, daughter of Frank DeMott and Josephine Capitos DeMott.  She was a member of St. More...

Catherine A. Zottola

Scottdale

Catherine A. “Betty” Zottola, 93, of Scottdale, formerly of Indiana, passed away peacefully, Monday, Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“My voice shall you hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer to you, and will look up.” (Psalms 5:3 AKJV)  Start your day off right. Pray.   More...

Complete recovery from pneumonia typically takes time

Dear Doctor: My husband was recently hospitalized for pneumonia “of undetermined origin” and treated with IV antibiotics. Does that mean they don’t know whether it was viral or bacterial? Are antibiotics used for both? More...

Scottdale abuzz with activity as fall arrives

Autumn begins tomorrow. Where did the summer go?  • KidStitch will meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

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