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February 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men’s socalled Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. More...

Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. More...

A fertility doctor’s secret, a special kinship decades later

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Matt White remembers that day in September 2016 when a mystery began to unravel that would change his life.  More...

Opinion

Youth movement could lead to action

(AP) – Much like the young people who gave momentum to the Civil Rights movement as Freedom Riders, much like those who questioned the government and protested the Vietnam War, now it is the youth who are finally piercing the hypocritical shiel More...

Political Cartoon

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Amazing breakthrough to reduce mass shootings!

As fun as it is to ridicule the FBI for devoting massive resources to chasing down Hillary Clinton’s oppo research while blowing off repeated, specific warnings about school shooter Nikolas Cruz, we’ve put a lot on the agency’s plate. More...

Sports

Falcons send nine to regionals

In the days leading up to the 2-AAA Sectional Tournament, Connellsville wrestling coach Jesse Swink was hopeful that all 13 of his bracketed wrestlers would advance to this week’s WPIAL/PIAA Class AAA Southwest Regionals. More...

Six Class AA wrestlers qualify for state tourney

A total of 6 local wrestlers made it through the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Tournament on Saturday at IUP, and have earned the right to compete in the state championships.  More...

Pirates hope third baseman Moran lives up to draft pedigree

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colin Moran was considered one of the best players in college baseball in 2013 while starring at North Carolina.  “We loved him going into the draft that year,” Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntingt More...

Region home to strange phenomena

Stan Gordon has been chasing down stories about UFOs, Bigfoot and other strange creatures since he was 10 years old. More...

Mt. Pleasant students compete to raise funds

Students at Mt. Pleasant Area Junior High School has been collecting money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Western Pennsylvania for a number of years. 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...

David R. Morris

CONNELLSVILLE

David Russell Morris, 73, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. More...

David D, Darrell

BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP

David D. Darrell, 62, of Bullskin Township, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Those with an egg allergy can safely get a flu shot

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My pharmacist recently told me I could get a flu shot, even though I have an egg allergy. Is this true?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Benefit hosted The Fayette County New Deal Democrats will hold a covered dish Tornado Benefit from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 136 E. Fayette Street, Uniontown. More...

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