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October 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trump’s health care end run reflects frustrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end run that might get him closer to his goal of repealing and replacing “Obamacare.” Whether Trump’s executive order w More...

Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal. More...

Kelly says N. Korea threat ‘manageable,’ hopes diplomacy works

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Thursday the North Korean nuclear and missile threat is “manageable” for now but the isolated nation can’t be allowed to develop the ability to strike the U.S. More...

Opinion

BPW to celebrate National Business Women’s Week

Letter to the Editor

The Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) of Fayette County (Connellsville, Masontown and Uniontown) celebrate National Business Women’s Week (Oct. More...

Trump sabotages Obamacare with birth control rule

(AP) –– It should be clear by now that the unexpected is what to expect most from President Trump. More...

Conspiracy theorists seek retreat from reality

Hardly anybody today believes that once-unsettling events like solar eclipses are caused by wolves or demons eating the sun. More...

Sports

Three Falcons earn all-county honors

It was a solid day for the Connellsville cross country team as three of its members earned all-county honors at the Fayette County Coaches Association Cross Country Championships on Thursday at Penn State Fayette.  More...

Spartans battle past Falcons, 3-2

With just one Section 3-AAAA match to go and the playoffs on the line, the Connellsville volleyball team needs every win it can get these days and is battling hard to get them. More...

SHS boys beat Yough, 2-0

Kullen McCoy and Brett Glowacki each scored a goal as the Southmoreland boys soccer team posted a 2-0 victory over host Yough (1-14, 1-11) in a Section 3-AA game on Thursday. More...

Perryopolis hires two new police officers

Perryopolis will have two new police officers after Wednesday’s council meeting. More...

Connellsville man charged with sexually assaulting child

A Connellsville man was jailed Thursday in lieu of posting $150,000 bond after he was charged with sexually assaulting a child during a six-year period. More...

Lemont Furnace man punches woman, steals her purse, money

A Lemont Furnace man raised his fist and ran toward a woman, then allegedly punched her before stealing her change purse, state police at Uniontown said.  Mary Wilson said she was walking her dog near her home when Roger Curtis Marva, 45, of 29 More...

Obituaries

Kathryn E. Henry

Normalville

Kathryn Elizabeth Henry, 99, of Normalville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 11, 2017, just 13 days shy of her 100th birthday.  She was the daughter of the late Jerry and Sarah Murray Firestone.  Born Oct. More...

Sarah M. Miller

Mt. Pleasant

Sara Martha Harbaugh Miller, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  Born Jan. More...

Gladys M. Neal

Formerly of Melcroft

Gladys M. Neal, 94, of Indiana, Pa., formerly of Plumcreek and Melcroft, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at her home.  She was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Jones Mills, the daughter of Percy and Mary (McIndoe) Kalp.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.” (Matthew 7:12 AKJV)  Be kind. Be thoughtful. Be thankful. Love others.   More...

Massage techniques can help alleviate swelling from lymphedema

Dear Doctor: I have Stage 1 lymphedema in my left leg, which causes pain and swelling. I do self-massages every morning, but it’s not enough. Can anything reverse this? More...

Mountain Area News

The Springfield Township Volunteer Hose Company’s 17th Annual Buckwheat and Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the firehouse in Mill Run. More...

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