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January 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong’s Breaking Bread program benefits food pantries

The Paradise United Methodist Church Food Pantry received some added end of the year support from the Armstrong Breaking Bread Initiative in the form of food and financial donations.  More...

News

Mt. Pleasant to consider new student activity group

The Mt. Pleasant Area School Board conducted its first workshop of the year earlier this week reviewing a full agenda of items to be voted upon at the regular school board meeting set for 7 pm. Jan. 8. More...

Trump administration condemns Iran government for cracking down on protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration condemned Iran’s government Thursday for cracking down on protests across the country and warned that the United States has “ample authorities” to impose sanctions in response.  More...

Real weather term ‘bomb cyclone’ blows up on social media

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it’s hard to sound scarier than “bomb cyclone.”  It’s a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together off the U.S. More...

Opinion

Protection for coal miners should not be abandoned

(AP) –– President Donald Trump, during his campaign in 2016 and since taking office, has stated clearly that he backs the coal industry. More...

Act would provide permanent funding for substance abuse

(AP) –– U.S. Sen. More...

Trump’s collusion denials grow

Down at the courthouse, the kind of story Donald J. Trump is peddling is laughingly called the “some-other-dude-done-it” defense. More...

Sports

Falcons beat Colonials for section win

The Connellsville girls basketball team struggled in the final quarter of Tuesday’s loss to visiting Franklin Regional, and it seemed there was a carryover effect in Thursday’s home game against Albert Gallatin. More...

CAHS swimmers fall to Norwin

Carlee Shreve, Gracey Fiesta, Tori DiRoma and Molly Maloy teamed up to win the 400 freestyle relay (4:04.59), but the Connellsville girls swim team dropped a 98-76 decision to visiting Norwin in a Section 1-AAA meet on Thursday.  More...

Father of Steelers star Shazier says injured LB is improving

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier says his son has made significant progress since suffering a spinal injury in Cincinnati last month.  More...

Scottdale man charged with arson following Dec. 26 basement fire

A Scottdale man was charged with arson and risking catastrophe after police said he set a fire at a Scottdale residence Dec. 26. Kenneth J. More...

F.C. judge denies lesser sentence for ex-city man’s role in 2016 stabbing

A Fayette County judge has denied a former Connellsville man’s effort to get a lesser sentence in connection with a 2016 stabbing.  Judge Joseph M. George Jr. More...

Obituaries

Robert L. “Bob” Hough

Dawson

Robert L. “Bob” Hough, age 76 of Dawson, Pa., died unexpectedly, Monday, Jan. More...

Marcella A. (Owade) Wilburn

Connellsville

Marcella A. More...

Anna M. Lucas

Vanderbilt

Anna M. Lucas, 76, of Vanderbilt, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born July 4, 1941 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Marusek. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.” (Psalms 33:4 AKJV)  We can always count on God to do the right thing. Have faith in God.   More...

Mountain Area News

C Glee at the Carnegie will begin its winter session with new member registration Friday, Jan. 5. Registration time is noon for Wee Ones (ages 5-11) and 3:30 p.m. for teens. Registration will be held from 1-2 p.m. for adults Weekly tuition is $10. More...

School Menus

Menus for the week of Jan. More...

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