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October 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Families of addicts who have died offered grief counseling

A free grief counseling program for families who have lost a loved one to drug addiction begins tonight at St. John the Evangelist Church in Connellsville. More...

News

Facebook plans measures to increase transparency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook announced Monday that it is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency.  More...

Normalville man faces aggravated assault charges

A Normalville man faces aggravated assault charges after police said he broke a man’s arm in a domestic dispute.  Police said on Sept. More...

Connellsville police reports

Public intoxication charged   Connellsville police cited Richard Gales, 42, of Connellsville for public intoxication after receiving reports of an unconscious male on North Pittsburgh Street Sept. More...

Opinion

Training real journalists key

(AP) –– After the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 1988 ruling in Hazelwood v.  More...

People don’t forfeit rights when they open company

(AP) –– People don’t forfeit their right to freedom of speech when they launch a new company. More...

Trump’s spat with NFL designed to divide

For normal people, sports often serve as a refuge from politics. The president of the United States is not among them. More...

Sports

Steelers LB Shazier leads defensive turnaround

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier wants to redefine the linebacker position. More...

Mustangs blank Scotties

After two straight losses, the Laurel Highlands boys soccer team was intent on bouncing back in a big way during Monday’s non-section game at Southmoreland. More...

Falcons beat Big Macs in five sets

Maggie Means had 61 digs and Sara Ellis tallied 43 assists as the Connellsville volleyball team posted a win over host Canon-McMillan in five sets in non-section action on Monday. The Falcons (8-2) won, 25-23, 20-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-11. More...

Woman testifies she had sexual encounters with Ryan Reese

A woman testified Monday in Fayette County Court that she had three sexual encounters with former Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese in hopes of reducing the effects of criminal charges she expected to be filed against her by him.  More...

CASD investigates bullying incident

The Connellsville Area School District is investigating an incident that occurred Friday in which students encouraged a female student to shove and bully a male student as they walked from the Connellsville Area Career and Technology Center to the hi More...

Obituaries

Jennie I. Clark

Connellsville

Jennie Isabell Etling Clark, 83, of Connellsville, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2017, in Hempfield Manor,Greensburg. She was born July 4, 1934, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Washington Morris and Suzanna Rimmel Etling. More...

Charlotte M. Towson

Connellsville

Charlotte Marie (Galasso) Towson, 86, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Highlands Hospital.  She was born Sept. More...

Gregory S. Forejt Sr.

Ruffsdale

Gregory S. “Greg” Forejt Sr., 57, of Ruffsdale, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the Davis Medical Center, Elkins, W.Va.  Greg was born Aug. 28, 1960, in Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained; What is man, that you are mindful of him? and the son of man, that you visit him?” (Psalms 8:3-4 AKJV)   More...

How to differentiate between probiotics, prebiotics

Dear Doctor: What’s the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? I’m really interested in how gut bacteria impact health, but I’m not sure I always understand the terminology.   More...

CCPS, Catholic community sponsor addiction support group

Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services, in partnership with the Roman Catholic community of Connellsville, is forming a support group to provide comfort, support, education and intervention to those individuals who have experienced the More...

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