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February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Uniontown Hospital awards scholarship in EMS field

Uniontown Hospital recently awarded a scholarship for continued education in the emergency medical services field.  Dale Allen Barnhart Jr., who works as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for Fayette EMS, has been named the recipient of the Cat More...

Bullskin resident offers mowing services to township

Chuck Henry enjoys cutting grass and wants to pitch in for the township he’s called home.  That led him to offer the Bullskin Township supervisors a way to save money at their meeting Wednesday night –– cutting the grass at the More...

Can 3 business titans cure the U.S. health care system?

NEW YORK (AP) — Can a legendary investor, the king of on-line retail and a Wall Street financier find a cure for what ails America’s health care system?  The trio of Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon have had enough success More...

Opinion

School districts need to seriously consider later start times for teens

(AP) –– Penn State researchers are far from the only ones who have found that later high school start times would better serve the adolescent internal clock.  This isn’t a matter of “babying the future generations,” More...

U.S. digs deeper into Middle East

WASHINGTON –– Watching the troubling events on the northern Syrian border with Turkey –– events that once again drag the United States even deeper into the Middle East –– my thoughts go back to 1983 in Beirut. More...

Gerrymandering decision needs to be made

(AP) –– If the state Supreme Court wants the Legislature to draw a new map of congressional districts by Feb. 9, it needs to release its opinion in the case pronto. More...

Sports

Falcons fall to Raiders in quarterfinals

After an impressive pair of victories to capture the Section 2-AAA championship last week at Peters Township High School, the Connellsville wrestling team turned in yet another gutsy performance in a 36-33 win over Trinity in the first round of the W More...

Bucs beat Vikings

Zack Charlesworth (195) and Cody Vokes (285) each won by fall in the Mt. More...

The Ink Spot gets CYBL wins

Che Knopsnider scored 12 points and Duron Williams scored 10 points as The Ink Spot beat Mike Wood Toyota of Uniontown, 29-26 in Connellsville Youth Basketball League action.  Caydin Feniello scored five points, and Dwayne Barron scored two poin More...

Chief Miller: fired or not?

Members of South Connellsville Borough Council and police Chief Russell Miller are at odds again –– this time about whether he is still employed with the borough.  The borough held a hearing on Wednesday to consider suspending Miller More...

Upper Tyrone residents question sewage rate hike

Buoyed by rumors that their sewage bills were going to increase by 33 percent, members of the public filled the January Upper Tyrone Sewage Authority meeting.  More...

CAHS podcast allows kids to speak out, tell their stories

Connellsville Area High School is full of StrongKids and a new podcast is giving them the avenue to speak out and tell their stories. More...

Obituaries

Carmella M. Anthony

Alverton

Carmella M. Anthony, 77, of Alverton (East Huntingdon Township) died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.  She was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Tarrs, a daughter of the late Andrew and Catherine Frankovich Verostko.  More...

Chelsie L. Cline

White

Chelsie L. Cline, 25, of White, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 28, 2018, in Melcroft.  She was born Feb. 11, 1992, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Edward Cline Jr. (wife Amy Cline Swope) and Jody Kolarik (husband Daniel).  More...

Seth W. Cline

Donegal

Seth William Cline, 21, of Donegal, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.  He was born Aug. 21, 1996, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Edward H. and Amy (Swope) Cline II.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” (Psalms 37:25 AKJV)  God is faithful. He will take care of His own.   More...

Patients are their best advocates when diagnosing an illness

Dear Doctor: I’m a 63-year-old female, and for the last four months, I’ve had tingling sensations in my arms, legs, eyes and other parts of the body. These are followed by muscle spasms. Two doctors have told me they don’t know the cause. More...

Excela Health offers variety of programs in February

Excela Health will offer the following programs and classes throughout the month. More...

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