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December 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Perryopolis Parks and Recreation Authority will have new faces next year

The Perryopolis Parks and Recreation Authority will be full of new faces in 2018 after council recently accepted three resignations.  Authority president Dan Powell and treasurer Rosalind Blair resigned during the authority’s November mee More...

News

CAHS to host blood drive Thursday

Members of the Connellsville Area High School Student Council are sponsoring a blood drive from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21 at the high school gym, 201 Falcon Drive, Connellsville. More...

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

But the investigators did not directly request the records from Trump’s still-existing transition group, Trump for America, and instead obtained them from the General Services Administration, a separate federal agency that stored the material, accord More...

Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin and the White House said.  More...

Opinion

Establishing fact vs. fiction

(AP) – Neil de Grasse Tyson, the legendary author, astrophysicist, and education advocate, once said, “The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”  More...

Political Cartoon

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Why I secretly wanted Roy Moore to lose

Rep. Mo Brooks was the true Trumpian candidate in Alabama, which is why I endorsed him in the primary. More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant wrestlers looking to seniors

The name of the game at Mt. Pleasant wrestling this year is experience. With just two seniors having graduated in the spring and several upperclassmen on the roster this year, the Vikings are veteran grapplers who know their way around the mat.  More...

New England again rallies behind Gronkowski, edges Steelers 27-24

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski did it to the Pittsburgh Steelers again. One questionable decision by Ben Roethlisberger helped them. More...

Connellsville boys win; MP wrestlers place at tournament

Seth Younkin dropped in a game-high 26 points as the Connellsville boys basketball team defeated host Hempfield, 60-52, in a non-section game Saturday. More...

New MPASD board member appointed after resignation

A new school director has been appointed to the Mt. Pleasant Area School Board. Rod Gerhart was appointed Monday to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of James McElfresh. Gerhart will serve on the board through December 2019. More...

Season of Giving

All five branch offices of Scottdale Bank & Trust collected toys for Toys for Tots. This is their 20th year of participation. More...

Obituaries

John J. Fidazzo

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

John Joseph Fidazzo, 73, of Maryland, formerly of Connellsville, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.  He was born on Sept. More...

Shirley L. Kantorik

MT. PLEASANT

Shirley L. Kantorik, 79, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Always Care Personal Care Home.  She was born May 29, 1938, in White, a daughter of the late Myers and Mary Eutsey White Barnes.  More...

Penny Scott

HOPWOOD

Penny Marie Scott age 77 of Hopwood, Pa, died Nov. 18, 2017. She was born May 26, 1940, daughter of the late Andrew and Virginia Sarvish and raised by her Aunt Mamie Workman.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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on this date

Today is Monday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2017. There are 13 days left in the year.  In 1787, New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Information requested  The Daily Courier is compiling information for a page on Christmas Eve services at local churches. If you would like your church’s information to appear on the page, please contact Jen Martini at 724-628-2000 ext. More...

Google threatens to pull YouTube from Amazon streaming devices

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention Fire TV owners: YouTube might soon disappear from your Amazon streaming device. But you’ll still have options.  More...

Marijuana use may lead to more sex, but also more risky behavior

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: Do marijuana users really have more sex? Why would that be? I ask out of simple curiosity, of course.  More...

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