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February 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

In wake of shooting, Southmoreland provides safety training

Even before the tragedy that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last week, Southmoreland School District officials have been preparing for the worst.  More...

News

State Rep. Dowling seeks re-election in 51st District

State Rep. Matthew Dowling (R- 51) announced that he will be running for re-election in the 2018 campaign season. Dowling was first elected to the House in 2016, defeating incumbent Tim Mahoney. More...

Police news reported

Woman threatened   Magisterial District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. More...

Bud Murphy’s to host ‘Stoney’s’ event

Stoney’s Brewing Company is celebrating the “Roll Out The Stoney’s” –– the 110-Year History of Stoney’s book with a signing event from 8 to 10 p.m. More...

Opinion

Tougher lobbyist disclosure law is good first step

(AP) –– You just have to appreciate a good first step in the right direction, even if there’s many miles to go.  That’s our feeling about a bill toughening lobbyist disclosure rules that Gov. More...

Court moved too fast on new Pa. districts

(AP) –– After ruling the state’s map of congressional districts unconstitutionally gerrymandered, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court should have stopped there. More...

Trump’s budget adds red ink, ignores waste

WASHINGTON –– After promising voters in 2016 that he would balance the budget, President Trump has proposed a $4.4 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2019 that is dangerously unbalanced. More...

Sports

Class AA wrestlers ready for regionals

With the state championship tournament in sight, Class AA wrestlers have one more hurdle to clear before they can think about a trip to Hershey.  More...

U.S. women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.  More...

Pirates’ Taillon ‘different person’ after cancer surgery

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jameson Taillon never allowed himself much time to think about his bout with testicular cancer last season.  More...

D.A. to CAHS students: ‘Take care of each other’

Bower calls Uniontown student hero for reporting threat to her father

Fayette County’s district attorney told Connellsville students Thursday about a student in a nearby school district he admires.  The student stepped forward last month and reported a threat made by another student on a bus, Rich Bower said More...

Connellsville to begin accepting credit cards for tax payments

Tax bills will be going out in early March and for the first time Connellsville residents will have the option of paying their city taxes by credit card.  City Council approved the request made by Marilyn Weaver, the city tax collector, to permi More...

Obituaries

Virginia M. Gillott

Connellsville

Virginia M. Gillott, 91, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), died late Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, 2018, in Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center, Scottdale.  She was born Aug. 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...

Valerie A. Terry

Formerly of Vanderbilt

Valerie Ann Terry, 66, formerly of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2018, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born July 18, 1951, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late William F. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Whoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.” (Mark 8:38 AKJV)  Christ More...

Rare transient global amnesia mostly affects people over 50

Dear Doctor: Can you shed some light on transient global amnesia? I was diagnosed with this five years ago (I’m now 71) after my family noticed that I couldn’t recall common facts. More...

Mountain Area News

Bullskin Little League, mountain division, baseball signups will be held from 10 a.m.to noon Saturday and Feb. 24 at the Saltlick Township Municipal Building and from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 26 at Springfield CNP Elementary School. More...

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