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November 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Santa Claus is coming to town in Mt. Pleasant

Santa Claus is coming to Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday for the start of the holiday season. The borough’s annual parade steps off at 7 p.m. featuring traditional floats, the Mt. More...

News

Congress coming back to crush of business in fraught time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The crush of unfinished business facing lawmakers when they return to the Capitol would be daunting even if Washington were functioning at peak efficiency. More...

Rep. John Conyers steps aside from Judiciary post amid sex allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. More...

Pennsylvanians turning to new protective orders

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Opinion

Time to end bad blood between Pa. governor, lieutenant governor

(AP) –– A bill from state Sen. David Argall, R-Schuylkill County, would change the way Pennsylvania selects a lieutenant governor.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The history of sex in America, Part 1

“Spotlight on sexual harassment moves victims to break silence” “Women Drawing the Line” “The Evolving Concept of Sexual Harassment” Thousands and thousands of headlines like these appeared in newspapers across the country –– back in 1991. More...

Sports

Commodores’ girls primed for big season

Coming off a 14-win performance during the 2016-17 season, the Frazier girls basketball team will be looking for bigger and better things in 2017-18.  The Commodores qualified for the WPIAL Class AA playoffs last season, and the hope is that man More...

SPORTS NOTICES

OUTDOORS   SC Rod and Gun  The next regular monthly meeting for the South Connellsville Rod and Gun Club will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the club.   More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Monday, Nov. 27 No games scheduled  Tuesday, Nov. 28 Hockey Connellsville at Trinity, 9 p.m.   More...

City celebrates Light-Up Night

In top photo, McKenzie Dillon (left) and Alexa Pandullo work on ornaments for the Christmas tree outside Connellsville City Hall during Light-Up Activities Saturday night. More...

Uniontown man killed in dispute with ex-neighbor

A Uniontown man was reportedly shot and killed by his former neighbor during a dispute in Uniontown Friday night, according to Uniontown city police. Nathan A. More...

Holiday event will feature candles, Christmas music

The glow of candlelight and classic Christmas tunes will walk the streets in Mt. Pleasant Dec. 3 for the annual candlelight processional.  The event, which combines stories, songs and candles begins at 6:30 p.m.  Beginning at the the Mt. More...

Obituaries

Mary Bedford

CONNELLSVILLE

Mary Bedford, 102, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Harmon House.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. First St. More...

Ron ‘Arbie’ Butler

RUFFSDALE

Ron “Arbie “ Butler, 67, of Ruffsdale, born July 2, 1950, has been called home by God and relieved of his duties on earth on Nov. 24, 2017. More...

Michelle L. Swank

ACME

Michelle L. (Gaffney) Swank, 41, of Acme, passed away at 6:21 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at her residence. Michelle was born Jan. 18, 1976 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Wayne L. and Joanne (Murdock) Gaffney. She married Allen S. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Concerts scheduled More...

Tips on countering painful ear pressure when flying

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: Are some people just not meant to fly? I get severe ear pain when my plane is descending. I’ve tried chewing gum and repeated swallowing, and I never fly with a sinus condition. More...

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