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December 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lemont Furnace woman killed in crash Thursday

A Lemont Furnace woman was killed in an vehicle accident early Thursday afternoon in North Union Township.  Cheryl J. More...

News

Western Pennsylvania fire kills siblings, ages 10 and 13

KITTANNING, Pa. More...

Pennsylvanians get a new way to celebrate: access to more fireworks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — This week is the first big holiday sales season in Pennsylvania under a new state law that allows residents to buy and use the full line of fireworks that comply with federal requirements for consumers.  More...

Ex-Miss Americas asked to help find new leaders

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

Opinion

From the city, reflections on farm life

Ever since we moved back to Little Rock, people ask how I enjoy living in town. It’s fine, I say, partly out of loyalty to Diane. After her compromised eyesight made driving dangerous, we pretty much had to leave the farm. More...

Resolutions for Harrisburg: Reform, reform, reform!

Tis the season…for New Year’s resolutions! As we look toward the brand new year that lies ahead, it is the perfect time to think about the goals we hope to achieve over the next 12 months.  More...

Lawsuits a step in the right direction against pharmaceutical companies

(AP) – For the past few years, NFL football players have worn pink during the month of October in an effort to raise awareness of breast cancer. The league moved last year to end the practice, but you still see players wearing the color. More...

Sports

Geibel girls battle past Waynesburg

It wasn’t pretty, but they got the job done.  The Geibel girls basketball team struggled through the opening game of its Christmas tournament Thursday, but in the end, the Gators prevailed, posting a 49-45 non-section win over visiting Way More...

Michigan women roll over Penn St.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Katelynn Flaherty had a school record 10 3-pointers and scored 33 points, Hallie Thome had a double-double and No. More...

Tournaments a mixed bag for local teams

Jake Ansell scored 15 points, but the Connellsville boys basketball team suffered a 51-42 non-section loss to Jeannette in the team’s first game of the Greensburg Salem Holiday Tournament.  Tre Cunningham led the Jayhawks with 17 points, f More...

Teen’s homicide case transferred to F.C. Juvenile Court

The case of a teen charged with criminal homicide will be heard in Fayette County Juvenile Court.  President Judge John F. Wagner Jr. signed an order Thursday moving Kaii McCargo’s case to juvenile court.  More...

Red Cross urges home heating safety

Nationally, The American Red Cross responds to 70,000 disasters each year – one every eight minutes. Most are home fires. Here in Western Pennsylvania, the Red Cross assisted over 4,000 people through 1,700 disaster cases this past year alone. More...

Obituaries

George A. Bulebush

Connellsville

George Andrew “Buster” Bulebush, 74, of Connellsville, passed away early Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, 2017.  He was born Aug. 6, 1943, a son of the late George P. and Dorothy (Swallop) Bulebush.  More...

Donald W. Cramer Sr.

Mt. Pleasant

Donald W. Cramer, Sr., 78, of Mount Pleasant died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at his home.  More...

Steven J. Greenawalt

Everson

Steven James Greenawalt, 29, of Everson, peacefully and quietly passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at his home. Steven was born Dec. 12, 1988, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of James and Anna Maria Radzilowski Greenawalt of Everson. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

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

Mushrooms known for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties

Dear Doctor: I thought mushrooms were kind of a nonstarter from a nutritional standpoint, but now I read they are the best source of the antioxidants linked to anti-aging. Have I underestimated their health benefits? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Hot lunch postponed Central Fellowship Church will not host a community hot lunch in December. They will resume in January. Activities suspended More...

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