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January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Resolution extends city authority’s life by 50 years

A resolution to extend the life of the Connellsville Municipal Authority was approved Tuesday.  The resolution extends the authority until 2068, assuring its existence through the length of any loans obtained for its long-term control plan.  More...

Trump open to U.S. North Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threw his weight behind the Olympics-inspired diplomatic opening with North Korea, telling South Korea’s leader Wednesday that the U.S. More...

City man faces burglary, drug charges

A Connellsville man is jailed in lieu of $35,000 bond on two cases filed by city police this week.  More...

Opinion

End the silence, use of state dollars in sexual harassment settlements

(AP) –– Count Pennsylvania state government among the high-profile organizations feeling the sting of scrutiny concerning allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct.  The state is facing problems on two fronts:  More...

Report supports rethinking state police shooting probes

(AP) –– Pennsylvania State Police, who deserve praise and support for the work they do every day, have good cause to take another look at their approach to investigating troopers’ use of deadly force.  A Northampton County gran More...

Forget Twitter; Look at Trump’s actions

WASHINGTON –– The city is on fire with fury this week. More...

Sports

Falcons beat Jaguars on criteria, 35-34

No matter how many wins the Connellsville wrestling team racks up this year, none will be closer than the one it picked up on Wednesday at home against Thomas Jefferson.  After a disappointing effort in a non-section loss to Waynesburg on Monda More...

Vikings take down Scotties

It doesn’t get much closer than Wednesday’s Section 2-AA (2B) match between Mt. Pleasant and host Southmoreland -- at least, until the last couple of bouts, when the Vikings pulled away for a 43- 24 win.  More...

Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier attends practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker Ryan Shazier won’t play again this season.  Yet he remains very much a part of the team even after injuring his spine against Cincinnati last month.  Shazier attended pra More...

Uniontown man faces murder charges

Crossland admits to firing shots into building where woman was fatally shot

A Uniontown man admitted this week to firing shots toward a building where a city woman was fatally shot in November 2016, according to court papers.  More...

S. Connellsville to hold hearing on Chief Miller’s future

South Connellsville Borough Council took the first step this week to no longer pay police Chief Russell Miller, and possibly to end his ties eventually with the borough.  In a 4-1 vote Monday, council approved making efforts to remove Miller fro More...

Obituaries

Doris J. Cunnard

Mt. Pleasant

Doris J. Weaver Cunnard, 87, of Mt. Pleasant, and former longtime resident of Scottdale, unexpectedly went home to be with her Lord Sunday evening, Jan. 7, 2018, at the home of her daughter, Vicki Cunnard. She was born Sept. More...

Lyle D. Reagan

Connellsville

Lyle D. Reagan, 81, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. Lyle was born July 30, 1936, in Connellsville, a son of the late Lyle R. and Catherine (Wisilosky) Reagan.  More...

Samirah L. Dyer-Sykes

Connellsville

Samirah L. Dyer-Sykes, 35, of Connellsville, beloved daughter of Patricia L. Dyer and Victor R. Sykes, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Samirah was born Nov. 18, 1982, at Mt. Pleasant Hospital. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.” (Matthew 27:54 AKJV)  Have you made the glorious More...

Flu vaccine won’t give you the flu, despite repeated claims

Dear Doctor: What is in the flu vaccine that makes people feel so bad? A co-worker of mine got a flu shot last year and wound up feeling quite ill. Can a flu shot give you the flu?   More...

Scottdale BPW sets first meeting of 2018

Scottdale Business and Professional Women’s Club will have its first meeting of 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the community room at the Scottdale Public Library on Spring Street. More...

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