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September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City man charged after fleeing from constable

A Connellsville man fled from a constable last week, leaving behind the stroller he had been pushing with a boy inside, police said.  Robert Sparks, 32, of 136 Gibson Terrace, pushed the stroller to a curb and took off, the constable said, accor More...

News

Connellsville High School to hold homecoming event

Connellsville Area Senior High School will crown its Homecoming Queen Friday night during the football game. More...

Bullskin residents say burning is ‘out of control’

Bullskin Township citizens concerned with burning in the area came before the supervisors Wednesday night with formal complaints. More...

Connellsville man charged with stealing money

A Connellsville man failed to do work that he was paid to do, state police at Uniontown said.  Charles Robert Martin, 37, of 505 E. More...

Opinion

Pittsburgh Steelers made wrong call

(AP) –– The Pittsburgh Steelers may have hoped to avoid controversy while waiting in the tunnel during the playing of the national anthem Sunday in Chicago, but the decision to stay off the field itself was viewed as a sign of disrespect More...

Angela Merkel has used power well

WASHINGTON –– When the modern women’s movement jumped into gear in the 1970s, one of the most impassioned hopes of many was that women, once in power, would change the world.  More...

‘Safety-net’ hospitals need assistance

(AP) –– There’s no disputing the fact that the debate over the newest Affordable Care Act repeal proposal, the bill popularly known as Graham-Cassidy, is getting all the press in Washington D.C. these days.  More...

Sports

Despite struggles, Falcons staying positive

Half of the high school football season has come and gone, and so far, it’s been a bumpy ride for Connellsville and first-year coach Marko Thomas.  More...

Falcons top Red Raiders

During Wednesday’s non-section match at home against Uniontown, Connellsville volleyball coach Katie Nolder had the opportunity to experiment with a couple of different formations. More...

Scotties blank Highlanders

Alison Huffman scored a pair of goals to lead the Southmoreland girls soccer team to a 2-0 victory over visiting McGuffey in a Section 3-AA match on Wednesday. Marti Burke recorded the shutout in goal for the Scotties (3-6, 3-4). More...

CASD revamps curriculum to improve performance

The Connellsville Area School District is revamping its curriculum and the way it is presented to students in an effort to improve student achievement.  David McDonald, the assistant to the superintendent for curriculum and instruction, presente More...

Uniontown teacher sues school district over investigation of pornographic photo

A Uniontown Area School District teacher has sued the district and others over the handling of an investigation into a pornographic photo. More...

Police find vehicle of missing local woman

Police have found the vehicle of a Mt. Pleasant area woman who has been missing for nearly two weeks.   They are continuing to search for her.  Leah Marie Owens, 31, was last seen on Sept. More...

Obituaries

Raymond E. Bryner Jr.

Uniontown

Raymond Eugene Bryner Jr., 49, of Uniontown, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born June 24, 1968, in Uniontown, son of Raymond E. Bryner Sr. and Shirley L. More...

Vivian A. Crawford

Uniontown

Vivian A. Crawford, 90, of Uniontown, passed away Tuesday, Sept. More...

Spencer B. Green

Bullskin Township

Spencer B. Green, 42, of Bullskin Township, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, as the result of an automobile accident in Pataskala, Ohio.  He was born July 3, 1975, in Connellsville, a son of Charles T. and Diana L. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But I say to you, That whoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causes her to commit adultery: and whoever shall marry her that is divorced commits adultery.” (Matthew 5:32 AKJV)   More...

Cancer treatments can have major effect on hair color

Dear Doctor: Is it true that chemotherapy not only makes you lose your hair, but that it can also change the color and texture of hair that grows back, and even get rid of gray?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a 55+ luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Bob and Gayle Martin will serve stuffed peppers, mashed potatoes and a vegetable. More...

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