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September 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Normalville man accused of assaulting his girlfriend

A Normalville man has been accused of punching and strangling his 15-year-old girlfriend after she failed to wake him to go to work.  Alec James Prinkey, 18, of 3299 Springfield Pike, is charged with aggravated assault, strangulation and unlawfu More...

Mt. Pleasant man charged for allegeldy touching young girl

A Mt. Pleasant man was charged after police say he confessed to inappropriately touching a young girl in 2011. More...

Penn State Fayette to present opioid awareness program

The Outreach & Continuing Education department at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, invites community members of all ages to attend an educational presentation on the opioid epidemic on Monday, Oct. 30.  More...

Opinion

Disability claims take too long

(AP) –– Deciding whether a person is eligible for Social Security disability payments is time consuming, sometimes complex, and requires no small amount of documentation.  More...

Russian aggression should not be ignored

WASHINGTON –– President Trump mentioned the word “sovereignty” 21 times in his address to the United Nations Tuesday, but he said little about Russia’s efforts to seize parts of Ukraine, piece by piece, and threaten other neighboring states. More...

Peaceful protest part of America’s fabric

(AP) –– Political protest in the United States predates the National Football League, the presidency and even the country itself. More...

Sports

Piper, Vikings shut out Indians, 2-0

Winning is starting to become a habit for the Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team. The Vikings haven’t lost a game in nearly three weeks, embarking on an eight-game streak that began with a 2-1 victory at Shady Side Academy on Sept. More...

Steelers defense looks to bounce back

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Like any defensive coordinator worth his game plan, Keith Butler knew what was coming. More...

Falcons top Warriors in overtime, 2-1

Luke Peperak scored on a penalty kick with 1:50 remaining in the second overtime as the Connellsville boys soccer team pulled out a hard-fought 2-1 victory over host Penn-Trafford in a Section 4-AAAA game on Thursday. More...

Southmoreland officials investigate social media threats

Officials in the Southmoreland School District are investigating a threat made on social media.  Superintendent John Molnar said there was a threat that stated, “Don’t go to school Thursday if you want to be shot.”  He sai More...

Community Ministries trains for disaster relief

When it comes to packing boxes for disaster relief, there are very specific ways to do things and very good reasons for those rules.  More...

Obituaries

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...

Debra G. Greenawalt

Greensburg

Debra Gay Greenawalt, 58, of Greensburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Excela Health, Westmoreland Hospital.  Debra was born Sept. 19, 1959, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of James Greenawalt of Mt. Pleasant and the late Shirley A. More...

Walter J. Kruckvich

McClure

Walter J. Kruckvich, 90, of McClure, peacefully passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 2017, at Select Specialty Care, Latrobe.  Walter was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Everson, a son of the late Joseph W. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

Your kingdom come, Your will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10 AKJV)  This should be the prayer of every follower of Jesus.   More...

Most risks involved in getting colonoscopy are minor

Dear Doctor: What are the risks of a colonoscopy? Based on what I know about the procedure, it seems entirely likely that the colon could be damaged. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Oct. 2 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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