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Community Ministries Christmas tree decorated with meaningful symbols

Not far from the front window of Connellsville Area Community Ministries, there is a large tree adorned with large, very specific ornaments.  It is the handiwork of Kay Rumbaugh, one of the volunteers at CACM, who undertook the project as an exe More...

News

Ohio bans doctors from performing Down syndrome abortions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, joining other states with similarly strict legislation.  Republican Gov. More...

Carey returns to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ after problems occurred last year

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey is determined to have a better New Year’s Eve than in 2016; she is returning to “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”  More...

The Richters, local student present program at Mozart Club meeting

The Mozart Music Club met at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Connellsville.  More...

Opinion

And I heard him exclaim ere he drove out of sight...

Remember reindeer food? More...

More turbulence ahead

The year began with portentous questions: How will Donald J. Trump govern? How will the markets, which crave stability, react to a president who creates chaos? More...

Ebeneezer changed Christmas and the world

(AP) – It was 174 years ago that the Christmas celebration as we know it was more or less born.  More...

Sports

Falcons fall to Panthers, 58-47

The Connellsville boys basketball team was riding an impressive five-game winning streak coming into Friday’s Section 2-AAAAAA home game with Upper St. Clair. However, the Falcons certainly didn’t start off looking like a team filled with confidence. More...

West Greene tops Geibel

Cole Kendall scored a teamhigh 13 points, but the Geibel boys basketball team dropped a narrow 45-41 decision to host West Greene in a Section 2-A game on Friday. More...

Steelers prepare for Christmas game against Texans without WR Brown

HOUSTON (AP) — Already in the playoffs after winning the AFC North, the Pittsburgh Steelers still have plenty to play for in their last two games, starting with Monday’s matchup with the Houston Texans. More...

Grinches fail to steal Christmas spirit

When Connellsville celebrated Light-up Night a few weeks ago, new, large, brightly colored lights were shining in City Plaza at the corner of Arch Street and Crawford Avenue.  They were the latest contribution to the highly visible corner by the More...

Generosity leads to surprise Christmas turkeys at Mt. Pleasant food bank

Clients assembled at the Mt. Pleasant Church of God Food Pantry for the December distribution weren’t expecting the centerpiece of a Christmas meal. “They all just clapped their hands. More...

Obituaries

Sandra L. Bolish

Formerly of Dunbar

Sandra Leigh Bolish, 69, of Farmington, formerly of Dunbar, died Dec. 14, 2017, at home.  She was born March 11, 1948, in Connellsville, to the late Ernest J. More...

Edward J. Bukovac

Dunbar

Edward J. Bukovac, 80, of Dunbar, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Joyce M. Hess

Brockway

Joyce Marie Hess, age 79, of Westville Road, Brockway, died on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at her home.  Born on April 5, 1938, in Westville, she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Margaret Aldine Postlewait Lundblad.  On Feb. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

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

You’re extremely unlikely to catch the same cold twice

Dear Doctor: My wife had a bad cold, and then I unfortunately caught it. Then, just as I was recovering, she got it again. What’s going on? I didn’t think it was possible to get the same cold twice. More...

Church News

Hot lunch postponed   Central Fellowship Church will not host a community hot lunch in December. They will resume in January.  Albright events listed   More...

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