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December 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Not all doom and gloom in 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It wasn’t all doom and gloom in 2017. The year was also filled with awe-inspiring moments that united us and warmed the heart.  More...

People urged to help vulnerable neighbors during deep freeze

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The post-Christmas prolonged, dangerously cold weather across half the country has advocates for the homeless scrambling to get people off the streets and local officials urging residents to assist their elderly neighbors More...

Medley of agencies tasked with enforcing California’s new marijuana laws

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Licensed businesses around California can begin legally growing and selling marijuana for recreational use Monday, and a hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure they adhere to a slew of new pot laws.& More...

Opinion

Smooth move

Finally we’re moving into the new house. More...

We can all be role models

(AP) – Seven of the local Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary recently celebrated milestone jubilees — 50 years, 60 years or 70 years. More...

An unprecedented presidential year

Has there ever been a presidential year quite like this one?  More...

Sports

Local champions highlight 2017

The past year had plenty of memorable moments when it comes to local sports. There were many great individual and team accomplishments, a few new beginnings and also a little bit of heartbreak. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

OUTDOORS YHEC More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Saturday, Dec. 30

Girls basketball Hempfield Christmas Tournament, Connellsville vs. Jeannette, 4:30 p.m. Wrestling Connellsville at Powerade Tournament at Canon McMillan, 7 a.m. ----- Sunday, Dec. 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 Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at his home.  He was born June 21, 1939, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Clyde and Margaret Cramer.  More...

Nora R. Martucci

Carlisle

Norma R. Campbell Martucci, 88, of Carlisle, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

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

New blood pressure guidelines leave many confused, concerned

Dear Doctor: I’m so confused by the new blood pressure guidelines. Yesterday, my blood pressure was normal. With the new guidelines, though, I’m now considered to have high blood pressure. Is my doctor going to put me on medication? 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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