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January 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Uniontown man accused of forcing woman back to motel

A Uniontown man forced his girlfriend back to a North Union Township motel from which she had fled earlier on Thursday night, state police at Uniontown said.  Tafari Ryan, 22, of 38 Downer Ave., was arraigned Friday on aggravated assault, kidnap More...

News

Trump immigration plan draws criticism from top Senate Dem

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat dismissed President Donald Trump’s immigration proposal as a “wish list” for hard-liners on Friday as the plan drew harsh reviews from Democrats, immigration activists and some More...

Grim reminders of a war in Vietnam, a generation later

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — It’s been over for 40-plus years, the war that Americans simply call Vietnam but the Vietnamese refer to as their Resistance War Against America.  More...

Trump declares America open for business under his tenure

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Playing the role of economic cheerleader, President Donald Trump told an annual gathering of political and business elites Friday that America is open for business and that economic growth in the U.S. More...

Opinion

Ending NAFTA has economical consequences

(AP) – President Trump has called it the worst trade deal in the history of this country.  More...

Lobbying spending up in Trump’s first nine months

(AP) – The numbers compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan organization that tracks money in American politics, might not seem surprising. More...

In search of liberal dreams and conservative clarity

In this era, when the inexplicable is inevitable, the inscrutable is inconspicuous and the unprecedented is unavoidable, some characteristics of the age still possess the power to astonish. More...

Sports

Frazier’s Poling makes mark on the court

Brooke Poling is only a junior, but the Frazier girls basketball player already has made her mark on the court.  Brooke Poling scored her 1,000th career point on Dec. More...

Prexies rallies to beat Scotties, 57-50

For three quarters in Friday’s Section 4-AAA game against visiting Washington, the Southmoreland boys basketball team looked like it could compete and beat any team in the section, including the first-place Little Prexies.  More...

CAHS boys beaten by Upper St. Clair, 78-51

Jalen Rogers scored a team-high 17 points, but the Connellsville boys basketball team dropped a 78-51 decision to host Upper St. Clair in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Friday. Josh Maher finished with 11 points for the Falcons (9-9, 2-7). More...

PennDOT presents safety reconfigurations for Route 119

In the one mile stretch between McClure Road and Kingview Road along Route 119, there were 105 reported accidents with eight fatalities between 2002 and 2016. More...

CASD teachers’ contract raises wages $3.9 million over 7 years

Pay raises in the teachers’ contract in the Connellsville Area School District total nearly $4 million over the seven years of the agreement.  More...

Obituaries

Richard M. Guynn

Dunbar Township

Richard Melvin Guynn, 74, of Dunbar Township, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at home.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Rev. Robert B. Patton

Connellsville

Rev. Robert B. Patton, 97, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at his residence.  Rev. Patton was born Aug. More...

Rita Pierce

Formerly of Connellsville

Rita Pierce, formerly of Connellsville and Dawson, as well as Scottsdale, Ariz., died peacefully on Jan. 20, 2018, at her Assisted Living Home in Cottonwood, Ariz.  Rita had celebrated her 105th birthday on Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.” (Proverbs 10:2 AKJV)  It can’t get any plainer than this. What will you do?   More...

Although rare, Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed in adulthood

Dear Doctor: I always thought Type 1 diabetes developed when you were a child, or not at all. But now they’re saying it can happen as an adult, which is very alarming. How do I know if I develop it?   More...

Church News

Lunches hosted   • Central Fellowship Church, 316 N. Arch St., Connellsville, will host a free community lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. More...

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