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February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville airport runway to get new lights

A runway lighting project at the Joseph A. Hardy/Connellsville Airport that has been on the books for a number of years may soon be under way. More...

News

Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaden Smith’s environmental consciousness was born when he was out surfing at about age 10. He saw plastic water bottles bobbing in the ocean beside him, and he was so upset by it that he told his parents.  More...

Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates. Some of them say their stance on gun rights has changed. More...

House panel seeks info on EPA chief’s flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt. More...

Opinion

Chrash supports Wagner for Pa. governor in election

I am so tired of the lies and fake news that make up our political system.  On the Republican side for governor, we have Scott Wagner and Paul Mango competing in the primary. More...

Legislators urged to reject postal reform bill

Dear Editor,  As a member of the federal community who served our country for years, I am concerned with an attempt to force current U.S. Postal Service retirees onto Medicare Part B, after they previously declined this coverage. More...

Jury makes fair decision in shooting of Pa. police officer

(AP) –– A jury’s not-guilty murder verdict in the shooting death of a western Pennsylvania police officer stunned his family and shocked readers across the region.  More...

Sports

Peterson excited for return to WPIALs

Although Connellsville senior Dean Peterson is relatively new to high school sports, he’s not a stranger to athletic success.  More...

Curiosity, hope and big crowds following Tiger

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — He is the only two-time winner on the PGA Tour this season. He has been No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings the past six weeks.  And when he sees the No. More...

Czechs eliminate U.S. in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL.  More...

Suspect’s testimony helped put city woman in jail

A man whose testimony helped convict a Connellsville woman of a murder charge that was later dismissed was one of two people that police said ransacked and stole from three Ohiopyle businesses on Friday.  More...

Fayette County zoning board hears testimony from proposed rehab facility in Perry Twp.

The rehabilitation center Good Works Ministries that hopes to open in Perry Township could be denied a special zoning exception based on its definition.  Fayette County’s zoning board heard from attorneys, those involved with Good Works Mi More...

Obituaries

Ruth O. Anastasion

Connellsville

Ruth O. Anastasion, 91, of Connellsville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.  Ruth died in the surroundings of her home.  She was born Sept. 11, 1926, the daughter of the late John A. More...

Edward D. Lancaster

Scottdale

Edward D. Lancaster, 71, of Scottdale, formerly of Murrysville, died peacefully, early Tuesday morning, Feb. 20, 2018, in the comfort of his home, surrounded in love, with his family by his side. He was born Oct. More...

Joyce E. Vilella

Connellsville

Joyce E. Vilella, 82, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 in Hillside Estates Suites Personal Care Home.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci   Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Mark 8:36-37 AKJV)  Your soul is more valuable than anything in this world. More...

When sitting at a workstation, be sure to get up and move around

Dear Doctor: I never gained the infamous “freshman 15” while I was in college. But now I’ve graduated and am behind a desk for nine hours a day for my new job. I’m not only putting on the pounds, I feel generally lousy. More...

Excela Frick Hospital hosts diabetes program

Pre-register for the diabetes program set to begin Saturday, Feb. 24, at Frick Hospital. Visit www.excelahealth.org or make the call toll-free at 1-877-771- 1234. More...

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