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Penn State Fayette hires librarian

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has appointed Joanna DePolt, Ed.D., to the position of head librarian.  More...

News

Former Connellsville couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

A couple born and raised in Connellsville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in the state of California.  Judith Ann Meyers and Theodore Roosevelt Lambert were born in Highlands Hospital five days apart, but it was another 14 yea More...

Stronger global economy is helping boost U.S. job market

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries. More...

Whales, after deadly year, could become extinct

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials with the federal government say it’s time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them.  More...

Opinion

It’s difficult to ‘drain the swamp’

(AP) –– “Drain the swamp.” Easy to say, a little harder to do. Just ask President Trump, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.  More...

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Jerry Seinfeld endorses Roy Moore?

Apparently, the GOP is now the party of CHILD MOLESTATION! At least the media tells me that’s the meaning of President Trump’s endorsement of Senate candidate Roy Moore.  Are we allowed to mention that Moore denies the charges?  More...

Sports

Experienced Vikings seek success in pool

With just three seniors gone from last season’s team and several WPIAL-qualifying athletes returning this year, the Mt. Pleasant swim team doesn’t lack for experience or leadership.  More...

Six Falcons place at tournament

A total of six Connellsville wrestlers earned a place on the medal stand at the season opening Eastern Area Wrestling Invitational on Saturday at Gateway High School.  More...

Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers won one for injured star Ryan Shazier — and wrapped up the AFC North in the process. More...

Connellsville ministry rearranges staff, store

There are changes taking place at Connellsville Area Community Ministries, from the naming of an interim executive director to walls coming down to make room for new merchandise.  Interim executive director Rita Smith is filling the slot vacated More...

Christmas spirit

Kade Yoders, 7, (left) and Reid Yoders, 2, made a gift presentation for Toys for Tots at the Daily Courier office recently. More...

Grants awarded to local projects

Five organizations and municipalities in the 32nd Senatorial District have been awarded more than $1.37 million in Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP) grants to undertake local environmental and recreational projects, according to Sena More...

Obituaries

Sophie A. Surniak Zozula

SCOTTDALE

Sophie A. Surniak Zozula, 91, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Friday morning, Dec. 8, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Rev. John H. Salko

SCOTTDALE

Rev. John H. Salko, 84, former pastor of St. More...

Tommy Horton, English Ryder Cup player, dies at 76

GROUVILLE, Jersey (AP) — Tommy Horton, the Englishman who played in two Ryder Cups and won four times on European Tour, died Thursday. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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On this date

In 1816, Indiana was admitted as the 19th U.S. state. In 1941, the United States declared war on Germany and Italy, hours after those nations had declared war on the U.S. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed  Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a meeting of its United Methodist Women today. More...

In only very rare cases can strep cause septic shock

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: It was really scary to read about the man who lost parts of his hands and feet after a bout of strep throat. What’s going on? I get strep fairly often; am I at risk too? More...

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