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February 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page


Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.  More...

Police report listed

Someone took a car this week from a Uniontown woman while it was parked on Pole Cat Hollow Road in Bullskin Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Amy Lynn Leighty owns the maroon 2003 Hyundai Elantra.  The theft took place between 8 p. More...

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook’s financial support of some advisers who approved of the app.&n More...

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On This Date

Today is Monday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2018. There are 315 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day. In 1473, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. In 1807, former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was arrested for treason. More...


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Fay-West Calendar

Bible study held  Trinity United Methodist Church, Mulberry and Hickory streets, Scottdale, will hold a Bible study class led by Pastor Susan Speakman at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 21 and 28, and March 7, 14 and 21. More...

Rise of C. diff linked to mass-production of sugar substitute


DEAR DOCTOR: I recently read about a sugar additive being linked to the rise of a killer bug. What is this additive, how do I avoid it, and how serious is the threat? More...

Young Little Mermaid cast aims to enchant audiences at Porter Theater

The actors may be young, but don’t expect your traditional grade school play when students from the Conn-Area Catholic Performing Arts Club present Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. next month.  More...

Police seek suspects in Ohiopyle burglaries

State police are looking for two men they say burglarized seasonal businesses in Ohiopyle Borough resulting in thousands of dollars in damage and stolen items.  Police named one suspect, Joseph Cyril Stenger, 37, of Everson, in the Friday burgla More...


Charles Corbin


Charles “Chuck” Corbin, 76, of Dunbar, died Friday, Feb. More...

Joseph P. Fagan


Joseph P. Fagan, 89, longtime resident of Scottdale, passed away in the presence of his loving family, Thursday morning, Feb. 15, 2018, at UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born April 21, 1928, in Mt. More...

David Edward Blocker


David Edward Blocker, born August 19, 1962, in Connellsville, departed this life on Feb. 15, 2018.  More...


Adventures one note at a time

“Music can transport you to another time with a couple of notes... The right song speaks to your soul in a way nothing else can. It’s magic.” – “Cipher” by Cindi Madsen  More...

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Anatomy of a coup

Every place you look in Robert Mueller’s investigation, the same names keep popping up: FBI agent Peter Strzok and sleazy, foreign private eye – or “British intelligence agent” – Christopher Steele.  More...


St. Joseph takes down Geibel

The Geibel girls basketball team gave it a valiant effort in Saturday’s WPIAL Class A playoff game at Fox Chapel High School, but St. More...

Wrestlers advance to regionals

Frazier’s Thayne Lawrence claimed first in the 152-pound weight class, and a total of eight wrestlers from Mt. More...

Sheahan scores twice, Pens beat Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Riley Sheahan scored two goals in the first period, rookie Tristan Jarry had 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Sunday night. More...

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