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October 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Confluence man sentenced to state prison in fatal police chase

Kelly Brunner clutched the framed photograph of her son, Erik Yannitelli, and described on Friday how his death had devastated her and her family.  “I’ll never be totally happy again,” she said, a tissue pressed in her palm as More...

News

Priebus interviewed by Mueller team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was interviewed Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators as part of an ongoing investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Tru More...

Jury out on fate of cottages owned by author John Grisham

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The jury is still out on the fate of four century old cottages located in North Carolina on property owned by bestselling author John Grisham.  More...

‘Game of Thrones’ cast gets no scripts, star says

The need-to-know policy for the “Game of Thrones” cast is going to extreme lengths during filming of the series’ final season. More...

Opinion

Ghoulies and ghosties and bumps in the night

It was a dark and stormy night...  No. Really. It was. More...

The silence is deafening

(AP) – Nov. 17, 2009, in Florida — a day Audrey Mabrey vividly remembers when her estranged husband bludgeoned her with a hammer before he lit her on fire. Often, there is a sad silence surrounding domestic violence. More...

The Corker moment

WASHINGTON -- The Republicans control the White House and both houses of Congress. More...

Sports

Mustangs gallop past Falcons

The Connellsville football team came out with a fast start in Friday’s home finale against Plum, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the hard-charging Mustangs as Plum rolled to a 48-12 Class 5A Big East Conference victory at Connellsville Stadium. More...

Vikings dominate Cougars, 45-7

Michael Govern rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns as the Mt. More...

Mustangs outrun Red Raiders

Dom Richter and Chad Petrush each scored a pair of touchdowns as the Laurel Highlands football team (4-4, 2-4) posted a 40-15 Big Nine Conference win over crosstown rival Uniontown. More...

Early diagnosis of breast cancer can be key to survival

Both women and men should know the warning signs for early diagnosis of breast cancer because it could save their lives.  Breast cancer is roughly 100 times less likely in men than in women, but it’s a risk not to take.  More...

Test results please Southmoreland administrators

Administrators for the Southmoreland Area School District are pleased with the 2017 test results across the district.  Superintendent Dr. 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...

Jamie L. Sandusky

Vanderbilt

Jamie L. Sandusky, 55, of Vanderbilt, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital.  He was born Jan. 11, 1962, in Connellsville, a son of Harry and Donna Jean Turek of Penn Hills.  Jamie was a self-employed contractor. More...

Ella M. Shuster

Scottdale

Ella Marie Schmuck Shuster, 98, of Scottdale, passed away Monday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2017, at Harmon House, Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Enter you in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:” (Matthew 7:13 AKJV)  The way to Heaven is narrow. Jesus is the One and only way.   More...

Readers’ advice on better balance and improved doctors’ visits

Hello again, dear readers! Many of your medical questions tackle complex topics that don’t fit into the allotted space in a newspaper, so we’re back with your questions and comments. More...

Church News

Albright events listed   More...

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