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January 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Southmoreland officials hear update on elementary progress

Southmoreland School District’s primary center and elementary school aren’t perfect, but they’re getting better. More...

News

Trump’s immigration remarks lambasted from left and right

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain “language” during a private meeting with lawmakers as fury spread over his comments about immigrants. More...

Supreme Court to hear sales tax collection case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases and allow states to recoup what they say is billions i More...

Q& A: What Facebook’s shift could mean to its users and businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow.  More...

Opinion

How do I get an ice dragon?

This is about when it kicks in.  That, “Man, those 55 and 60 degrees felt great. Who needs a jacket? The window is open, the room smells like fresh air. This is great!” feeling.  More...

Colorado embracing bipartisanship

(AP) – Reading Colorado Public Radio’s review of significant new state laws from the 2017 legislative session (Herald, Jan. More...

Is government experience necessary?

President Winfrey: Don’t you feel better already? That’s a riff on one of the great campaign buttons of all time, distributed by the 1972 presidential campaign for Sen. Edmund S. More...

Sports

MP hoops player Giallonardo bounces back

On July 28, 2015, following his eighth-grade year, Dominic Giallonardo, of Mt. Pleasant, pitched four innings and homered to lead his summer rec league team to a win. More...

Steelers’ Brown sent home sick, questionable for Sunday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown was sent home from Steelers practice Friday, but it wasn’t because of the calf injury he’s been nursing for the past four weeks.  More...

Scarry & Associates earns win in St. Rita’s Basketball League

Kaiden Goforth scored 12 points and Christian Wilson scored four points as Scarry & Associates topped Penn Line Service, Inc., 26-11 in St. Rita’s Basketball League action. More...

Connellsville teachers, board agree on contract terms

Two years after negotiation began, Connellsville Area Education Association and the Connellsville Area School District have agreed on the terms of a contract.  Both the union members and the school board voted Thursday on the recommendations of More...

FitFam Studio showcases recent changes with open house

The FitFam Studio in Connellsville is under new management and wants to showcase the classes the facility has to offer.  With that in mind, there will be an open house Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the facility on 121 N. More...

Obituaries

Barbara M. Masciarelli

Connellsville

Barbara M. Masciarelli, 85, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.  She was born April 30, 1932, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Peter and Angeline (Ritz) Ruggieri.  Barb was a member of St. More...

Dorothy M. Shoenberger

Dorothy Marlene Shoenberger passed peacefully to Our Lord on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.  She was the loving mother of daughter, Bonnie Gordon (husband Robert); and sons, L.E. More...

‘Mississippi Burning’ KKK leader Killen dies in prison at the age of 92

JACKSON, Miss. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalms 34:4 AKJV)  Praise God. He is faithful. He does what He says He will do.   More...

Getting shampooed at salon not as hazardous as headlines imply

Dear Doctor: The back of my neck hurts when I have my hair shampooed at the salon. This worries me because I’ve read that some people have strokes when they have this type of shampoo, due to the arteries in the neck. More...

School Menus

Menus for the week of Jan. 15:

CONNELLSVILLE  Secondary   More...

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