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March 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Student charged after investigation at Geibel

A juvenile was charged with making terroristic threats after an overheard comment perceived to be a threat led to the evacuation of Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School/ Conn Area Catholic school complex Friday, according to a report from Pennsy More...

News

White House: No exemptions from steel, aluminum tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration appears unbowed by broad domestic and international criticism of his planned import tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Sunday that the president is not planning on exempting any More...

U.S. , Afghan leaders agree on peace push, Taliban don’t

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite U.S. support, the Afghan government’s surprising new peace offer to the Taliban is immediately running into a wall. More...

Man sentenced to 3 years in death of child in fire

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who acknowledged tossing lit matches in an apartment, sparking a fire that killed an infant and damaged dozens of buildings, has been sentenced to three years in prison.  More...

Opinion

We all need Mister Rogers

(AP) – If ever we needed Mister Rogers, it’s now.  And, happily, we’ll get him. Well, sort of.  Fred Rogers, that affable TV personality whose love for children was certainly a reciprocal deal, died in 2003. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The school-to-mass-murder pipeline

THE SCHOOL-TO-MASS-MURDER PIPELINE Nikolas Cruz’s psychosis ended in a bloody massacre not only because of the stunning incompetence of the Broward County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Sports

Ansell wins WPIAL/SW Regional title

Connellsville senior wrestler Nate Ansell did more than just qualify for his second trip to the PIAA Class AAA Championships on Saturday.  Ansell punched his ticket to Hershey in impressive fashion as he won all four of his weekend bouts and ear More...

Fayette’s Lynch headed for nationals

Gunnar Lynch never made it to the state tournament as a high school wrestler. But you’d never know it by his success at the collegiate level.  More...

Harvick dominates Vegas for back-to-back victories

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Harvick raced to his second straight NASCAR Cup win with a dominant performance at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, earning his 100th career win across the three national series. More...

Community Ministries holds grand re-opening

Connellsville Area Community Ministries Executive Director Rita Smith (third from left) cuts the ribbon at the ministries’ grand reopening ceremony Saturday. More...

Dunbar Township supervisors consider traffic light, upcoming road projects

The Dunbar Township supervisors are exploring options for a traffic light at Route 201 and Ridge Boulevard.  More...

CTC names Snow Princess, Mr. Irresistible

The Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center recently named their Snow Princess and Mr. Irresistible courts and winners. More...

Obituaries

Ellen Elise Brown

SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

Ellen Elise (Fricke) Brown, 90, of South Connellsville, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 31, 1927 in Dinslaken, Lohberg, Germany, a daughter of the late Karl and Elfriede Fricke. More...

Paul E. Bugosh

FORMERLY OF SCOTTDALE

Paul E. More...

Robert A. Taylor

CONNELLSVILLE

Robert A. Taylor, 73, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at home. He was born Nov. 27, 1944 in Connellsville, a son of the late Robert M. and Ruth B. (Steward) Taylor. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Hospital meeting set  Highlands Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1 p.m. today in the Learning Center. New members are welcome. For more information, call 724-626-0591.  Legion to meet  More...

High lipoprotein(A) levels may indicate heart disease in some

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My blood test results always include levels of HDL and LDL cholesterol, but what about lipoprotein( a)? Don’t high levels triple the risk of a heart attack or stroke at an early age? If so, shouldn’t doctors test for it? More...

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