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January 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Geyer releases 2018 Tottie Award nominations

The 2018 Tottie Awards are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Geyer Performing Arts Center, 111 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale. Here are the nominations for this year’s ceremony.   More...

News

U.S. set to cut U.N. money for Palestinian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. More...

Trump’s nuclear strategy seeks new weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies.  The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is inte More...

Trump says program to protect ‘Dreamers’ is ‘probably dead’

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. More...

Opinion

Don’t forget to breathe

The treadmills at my health club were all in use when I walked in today. I had to wait for half an hour before there was a free one. More...

Political Cartoon

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It turns out Bannon was Trump’s brain

In order to prove he doesn’t have dementia, as alleged in a recent book, President Trump called a meeting with congressional leaders on Tuesday -- and requested that it be televised.  Ivanka: Show them at your best, Daddy!  He then p More...

Sports

After eye injury, Maher thrilled to be back

In the season opener for the Connellsville boys basketball team, Josh Maher scored 17 points as the Falcons fell, 72- 56 to Woodland Hills.  As starting lineups took the floor for the tip-off, few fans noticed the wide smile on Maher’s fac More...

Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn a trip to AFC championship game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused. Why were the Pittsburgh Steelers talking about the New England Patriots? More...

Connellsville falls to Bethel Park

Jalen Rogers scored a team-high 18 points, but the Connellsville boys basketball team dropped a 65-53 decision to host Bethel Park in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Saturday. Treyvon Clayton notched 16 points for the Falcons (7-6, 2-4). More...

Nominees react to 2018 Tottie Award announcement

The Geyer Performing Arts Center recently named its 2018 Tottie Award nominations.  This is the 11th year for the annual award show that honors the contributions of Marilyn “Tottie” Kiefer, who was instrumental in founding and contin More...

New year brings changes to Mt. Pleasant Township Tax Collector’s office

The start of a new year has brought about some changes to the Mt. More...

Obituaries

Anna K. Dilella

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Anna K. Dilella, 85, of Cranberry Twp., formerly of Connellsville, passed away Sat. Jan. 13, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home 123 S. 1st St. More...

Betty J. Swartz Engle

MT. PLEASANT

Betty J. Swartz Engle, 84, longtime resident of Mt. Pleasant, peacefully slept away Saturday morning, Jan. 13, 2018, while in the care of her daughter Tammy and son-in-law Franklin at their residence in Mt. Pleasant. More...

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...

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On this date

Today is Monday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2018. There are 350 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. In 1559, England’s Queen Elizabeth I was crowned in Westminster Abbey. More...

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Lifestyles

More patients getting preventative care from different providers

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: In the last few years I’ve noticed that after making an appointment to see a doctor, I’m often seen by a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner instead. What’s the difference? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Activities suspended Brownfield Community Center’s regular evening activities, Tuesday music nights and Thursday karaoke, will be closed for the months of January and February. Regular activities will resume in March. Albright events listed More...

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