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December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Redevelopment Authority sells two lots next to hotel

Two parcels of land adjacent to the Cobblestone Hotel previously acquired by the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority are being sold for construction of a new family-owned restaurant.  More...

News

GOP on the verge of huge tax overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jubilant Republicans pushed on Tuesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their p More...

U.S. short on options to punish N. Korea for serious cyber attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration vowed Tuesday that North Korea would be held accountable for a May cyberattack that affected 150 countries, but it didn’t say how, highlighting the difficulty of punishing a pariah nation already sanctioned More...

Police reports listed

A 20-year-old man was seriously injured after he lost control of his vehicle on Love Road in East Huntingdon Township on Saturday, state police at Greensburg said.  The man, who was not identified by police, was flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospit More...

Opinion

Transparency, accountability vital to news, editorial page

(AP) – To the writer of the anonymous letter to the editorial board that began with “I dare you to print this,” we’re unable to publish your piece. More...

Nothing about this is sure

(AP) – It’s been denounced as trickle-down economics, but at least since the late great Ronald Reagan’s time, it’s worked again and again. More...

Former top spy rethinks attacks on new president

“Mr. More...

Sports

Falcons skate past Rams, 5-2

With three straight losses on its ledger, the Connellsville hockey team needed to come out with a strong effort on Tuesday night at home against Ringgold, a team the Falcons are looking up at in the PIHL Varsity D2 standings. Mission accomplished. More...

Trojans down Vikings, 53-38

Mt. Pleasant boys basketball coach Don Porter said the Vikings played well in Tuesday’s Section 1-AAAA matchup against visiting Derry. But unfortunately for Mt. More...

Connellsville knocks off Peters Township

The Connellsville boys basketball team jumped out to an 11-2 first-quarter lead and were able to secure a 45-39 victory over host Peters Township in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Tuesday. Seth Younkin led the Falcons (5-1, 2-0) with 27 points. More...

Police cite immunity, request dismissal of lawsuit

Current and former police officers involved in the investigation of a Connellsville woman who was jailed for 11 years, then freed, asked a federal judge recently to dismiss her lawsuit against them.  More...

New stop sign in Perryopolis meant to reduce crashes

Over the years, there have been 16 crashes into the circle at the center of Perryopolis.  A recent PennDOT addition, officials hope, will change that.  After a traffic study during the fall, PennDOT installed a stop sign at the eastbound I More...

Obituaries

Fred H. Grote

Scottdale

Fred H. Grote, 80, of Scottdale, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mt. Pleasant.  Fred was born March 28, 1937, in Minneapolis, Minn., a son of the late Fred W. More...

Robert A. Guynn

Connellsville

Robert A. “Boo” Guynn, 52, of Connellsville, passed away on Dec. 16, 2017, at Mountain View Specialty Care Center, with family at his side. He was born Feb. 6, 1965, in Connellsville, a son of the late James R. and Mary Elizabeth (Molinaro) Guynn. More...

William E. Mitchell Sr.

Connellsville

William Edward Mitchell Sr., 81, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township) passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Bullskin Township, a son of the late Edward Eugene and Edna Pearl Stouffer Mitchell. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

The Bible Digest is currently unavailable due to server issues with the Highland  Baptist Church website.   More...

Relative’s unusual behavior could be result of ‘silent strokes’

Dear Doctor: A relative long ago diagnosed with atrial fibrillation has been behaving differently, such as sitting with his mouth gaping open, not attending to financial matters, taking too long to do errands, that kind of thing. More...

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...

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