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January 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local municipalities reorganize

Local municipalities started 2018 with reorganizational meetings, some resulting in changes of leadership for the government entities. Scottdale In Scottdale Borough, two new councilwomen were sworn in after winning their Ward elections in November. More...

News

Uniontown man charged with assault

A Uniontown man is being held at the Fayette County Prison in lieu of $30,000 bond after allegedly assaulting an emergency room nurse at Highlands Hospital.  More...

FBI probing claims of Clinton Foundation corruption

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, two people familiar with the probe confirmed Friday.  More...

Trump to huddle with Hill’s top Republicans at Camp David

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will huddle with congressional Republicans, Cabinet secretaries and aides at Camp David this weekend to discuss their 2018 legislative priorities. More...

Opinion

Windows to the past

Have you ever watched someone slowly grow up, knowing the entire time that they’re aging, but in your mind they’re still that little kid?  That’s me with my sister and wow did Christmas morning destroy that delusion.  More...

Iranian regime is bad for everyone

(AP) – The unrest that swept the Middle East in late 2010 and early 2011, leading to the ouster of dictatorships in Egypt and Tunisia, as well as the grievous Syrian civil war, never really spread to the Islamic Republic of Iran.  More...

Presidential personalities

CRAWFORD NOTCH, N.H. More...

Sports

Miscovich to wrestle at Pitt-Johnstown

It didn’t take Al Miscovich long to decide that the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was the place for him to continue his wrestling career. All it took for the Mt. More...

Steelers wide receivers growing up with star Antonio Brown sidelined

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown’s locker sat empty on Friday save for the stack of cardboard boxes pushed off to the side, items the Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver hasn’t gotten around to unpacking just yet.  More...

Falcons falter; Lions men, women split

Jalen Rogers scored a game-high 18 points, but the Connellsville boys basketball team came up just short in a Section 2-AAAAAA contest at Mt. Lebanon, falling 64-56. More...

Jurors chosen for Mt. Pleasant vehicular homicide trial

Jurors have been selected to hear evidence in the vehicular homicide trial of a Mt. Pleasant man accused of driving under the influence when he caused a 2013 crash that killed his passenger.  Jurors were selected Jan. More...

Police: App leads them to suspect in burglary

Authorities used an phone app to help identify a woman’s estranged husband as the alleged burglar of her Perry Township apartment, according to court papers.  The app showed Sara Anderson’s missing iPad was at 128 State St., Belle Ve More...

Armbrust man killed in Hempfield Twp. crash

An Armbrust man died Thursday after he crashed his car on Route 119 in Hempfield Township while fleeing from authorities, state police at Greensburg said.  Donald J. Smith, 56, was pronounced dead at 8:12 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Lucinda A. Borris

South Connellsville

Lucinda Ann “Cindy” Borris, 66, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born March 8, 1951, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Wendell R. and Dorothy M. More...

Robert L. Hough

Dawson

Robert L. “Bob” Hough, 76, of Dawson, died unexpectedly, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Hough was born March 31, 1941, in Dawson, the son of the late Frank and Dorothy Dull Hough. He attended Tyrone Presbyterian Church in Dawson. More...

Betty W. Rolla

Scottdale

Betty W. (Wilder) Rolla, 86, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Betty was born April 23, 1931, in Williamsburg, Ky., a daughter of the late Theodore C. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.” (Psalms 33:8 AKJV)  The fear of the Lord is a healthy and helpful attitude. It puts life in its right perspective.   More...

Reader’s visual disturbances could be migraine auras

Dear Doctor: I never have headaches, but I have visual disturbances that I believe are migraine auras. They’re not bothersome and clear up within 10 minutes. But are they dangerous in any way? Am I having a migraine? More...

Church News

Breakfast canceled   Breakneck Church of God has canceled its Saturday breakfast. The monthly breakfasts will resume on Feb. 3, weather permitting.  Quilt guild to meet   More...

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