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November 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day programs set in Mt. Pleasant, Scottdale and Everson

Saturday, the country celebrates its veterans and their sacrifices. Local municipalities will hold celebrations of their own honoring the veterans living in the area. Mt. Pleasant Mt. More...

News

Connellsville Lions Club receives grant

Connellsville Walmart has awarded a $500 grant to the Connellsville Lions Club to help fund the group’s annual Christmas party for the blind. More...

City police to participate in programs

Connellsville police will join agencies across the state in taking part in the Click- It-Or-Ticket and Aggressive Driver Enforcement programs this month, according to a news release.  More...

Senate GOP tax bill would delay biz cut, undo deductions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday, including a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in their own par More...

Opinion

‘Take Me Home, Country Roads’ part of marketing effort in W.Va.

(AP) –– The loveable hit song that became the unofficial anthem of West Virginia, created a tourism slogan and does wonders for state pride, has come home to the place it belongs –– West Virginia. More...

How will emergency status help opioid crisis?

(AP) –– The opioid crisis is a public health emergency now. What does that mean?  When a governor declares a state of emergency, it’s not just political theater. It means emergency crews can work around the clock. More...

Not all sexual sins are criminal

It’s getting to where you can’t keep track of the lechers, gropers and sexual abusers without a scorecard. More...

Sports

Younkin gets full ride to Fairmont State

Connellsville senior Seth Younkin has steadily improved his basketball skills in recent seasons, and it’s no coincidence that the Falcons’ win total has climbed in each of the past three years.  Younkin wants that upward trend to con More...

Fayette drops pool play matches

The Penn State Fayette volleyball team dropped a pair of matches in pool play action at the United States Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday in Virginia Beach, Va.  More...

Steelers try to stay on task

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Colts in Indianapolis. More...

Perryopolis approves one-mill tax hike

A one-mill tax increase is included in the tentative budget approved by Perryopolis Borough Council Wednesday.  Councilman and finance chair Bob Zundel said the committee had “no choice” but to increase taxes as they had already cut More...

Perry Township to hold line on taxes next year

Perry Township property owners will go another year without a tax increase after supervisors approved a tentative budget Wednesday night.  Chairman A.J. Boni said 2018 will be the 17th year the township has gone without a tax increase.  More...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Ambrose Sr.

Vanderbilt

Joseph Michael Ambrose Sr., 69, of Vanderbilt, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Highlands Hospital.  He was born Nov. More...

Audrey J. Arison

Vanderbilt

Audrey J. Arison, 79, of Vanderbilt, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born March 28, 1938, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Francis B. and Hazel (McCutcheon) Hall.  More...

Marion J. Sandzimier Sr.

Scottdale

Marion John “Mun” “Hootch” Sandzimier, Sr., 89, a prominent Scottdale businessman, peacefully passed away in the comfort of his home, Sunday morning, Nov. 5, 2017, while being comforted by his loving family. He was born Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Not that which goes into the mouth defiles a man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.” (Matthew 15:11 AKJV)  This truth needs to capture our attention. Words can hurt and they can heal. More...

Limiting usage of antibiotics can stem spread of MRSA

Dear Doctor: A friend of mine was diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. How does a person even contract such a disease –– and what does it do to you?   More...

School Menus

Lunch menus for the week of Nov. 13:

CONNELLSVILLE  Secondary   MONDAY: White pizza, side spaghetti, small salad, steamed green beans, grapes, milk  TUESDAY: General Tso’s chicken, pinto beans, brown rice, small salad, fruit juice, milk  WEDNESDAY: Rotini with More...

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