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November 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman charged after causing disturbance at PennDOT

A Uniontown woman has been charged with causing a disturbance earlier this month in the PennDOT Drivers License Center on North Gallatin Avenue Extension in North Union Township. More...

News

Pro-Moore group fundraises off Trump’s near support

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump’s near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in More...

Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. More...

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

HEROLD, W.Va. More...

Opinion

Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit in AT&T-Time Warner deal

(AP) –– Does President Trump’s right hand know what his left is doing? More...

Media still delights in Clinton scandals

While we’re on the subject, has everybody already forgotten about “Jackie” of Rolling Stone and University of Virginia fame? More...

It’s time for Penn State to put end to Greek life

(AP) –– Back in July, we recommended that officials at Penn State University be given a year to test-drive a new prevention regime aimed at curbing the kind of fraternity-driven excesses that claimed the life of 19-year-old freshman Timot More...

Sports

King chases down martial arts dream

Scottdale resident Chuck King is proof positive that it’s never too late to chase a dream.  More...

Steelers DE Cam Heyward in midst of breakout season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward is not aware of the history he is chasing. The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end doesn’t particularly care either.  More...

Ten games in, No. 2 Miami hoping to remain undefeated against Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ten games in, and everything is still on the table for Miami. A perfect season. Its first ACC championship. More...

Connellsville holds line on property taxes

There will be no tax increase in Connellsville in 2018. City council recently introduced ordinances to set the 2018 real estate taxes and spending plan. More...

Perry authority suspends Colonial Christmas at Washington’s Grist Mill

The Colonial Christmas at Washington’s Grist Mill in Perryopolis is suspended after a vote at the borough’s Parks and Recreation Authority meeting this week.  More...

Witt uses write-in campaign to become city controller

Bruce Witt used a write-in campaign earlier this month to apparently become Connellsville Controller. Fayette County results from the Nov. 7 election showed Witt with 144 write-in votes to Blaine Brock’s 73 write-in votes. More...

Obituaries

Mary Y. Hertzler

Mt. Pleasant

Mary Yoder Hertzler passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born on Jan. More...

Joshua P. Dawson

Formerly of Scottdale

Joshua Patrick Dawson, 27, of Hinton, Va., formerly of Scottdale, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Summers County A.R.H. More...

Patricia S. Karfelt

Formerly of Connellsville

Patricia Sue (Hoover) Karfelt, “Gummy,” died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at 3:06 p.m. Patricia, 78, passed gently surrounded by loving family at Bethany Village in Horseheads, New York.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.” (Matthew 18:11 AKJV)  We are lost without the Lord. He came to bring us back to Himself. He loves you.   More...

Doctor’s question about gun ownership baffles patient

Dear Doctor: Out of the blue, my new primary care doctor asked me if I owned a gun. Was it appropriate, or even legal, for her to ask that? More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Nov. 20 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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