The Daily Courier articles are only available to current print and online subscribers.
Please click here to
subscribe.

February 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Perry transfers $15,000 to authority

The newly reorganized Perryopolis Parks and Recreation Authority is getting a little help in the upkeep of the historic buildings in its care after borough council voted Wednesday to transfer $15,000 from the Herwick Estate Trust to the authority.&nb More...

News

Perry mayor applies funds to local ball field

Concerns over funding for the use of Perryopolis Ball Field led to Mayor Mark Plewniak stepping forward.  During his report, Plewniak asked that council take the funds allocated for him to attend the Pennsylvania State Mayors Association confere More...

Trump calls for focus on mental health, school safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas.  More...

Bannon questioned in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the combative former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was interrogated for 20 hours over two days this week as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, according to a perso More...

Opinion

Budget threatens U.S. fiscal future

(AP) –– The budget agreement that ended the second federal government shutdown of the year was instructive. It appears to have put a price tag on bipartisanship in today’s Washington. More...

Time to end cash bail

(AP) –– The presumption of innocence is one of the most sacred principles of the American criminal justice system. Too often, though, it doesn’t apply to poor people.  More...

Senate budget deal ups spending

WASHINGTON –– Seeking to avoid another unpopular government shutdown, Senate leaders have hammered out a long-term, big-spending budget deal that will give President Trump the defense spending hikes he wants, along with much higher domestic spending More...

Sports

Wild weather cuts power, postpones swim meet

Outdoor sports being delayed by rain or lightning is a pretty common occurrence. More...

Truex sets course for repeat title bid

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Sr. had a familiar deckhand this week when he unhitched his boat for a fishing trip off South Florida. Truex first brought his son into the family business aboard a clamming boat as a teenager. More...

Aston-Reese lifts Penguins past Kings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Thursday night for their 10th straight home victory.  More...

City man charged with assaulting fellow inmate

A Connellsville man, awaiting trial on robbery and other charges, punched a fellow inmate several times in the face in the Fayette County prison this week, breaking facial bones, Uniontown police said.  Malcolm Jamal Dyer, 18, punched Michael Sp More...

F.C. Commissioners approve roof replacement project

Fayette County Commissioners moved forward Thursday on replacing the leaking roof on the federal building on West Peter Street in Uniontown.  During their regular meeting, the commissioners awarded a contract for $284,186 to Triangle Roofing of More...

Flood watches issued for Fay-West area

The snow may be gone for now, but the warmer temperatures and rainfall bring their own problems. More...

Obituaries

Joseph P. Fagan

Scottdale

Joseph P. Fagan, 89 of Scottdale, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 15, 2018, in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, in the presence of his loving family. More...

Edward J. Garlowich Sr.

Scottdale

Edward J. Garlowich Sr., 69, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  Ed was born April 10, 1948, in Mt. More...

Homer L. Hathaway

Mt. Pleasant

Homer L. Hathaway, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Murrysville, died Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born March 8, 1925 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Clarence and Alice Lewis Hathaway.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 19:10 AKJV)   More...

Evidence suggest popular supplements not needed for bone health

Dear Doctor: If vitamin D and calcium don’t reduce the risk of bone fractures in older adults, as I recently read, is there any point in taking them?   More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Feb. 19 are as follows:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

Click here for digital edition
2018-02-16 digital edition