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October 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

White House: No required sentences in military justice cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that any military justice case must be “resolved on its own facts” after Army Sgt. More...

Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. More...

New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so.  More...

Opinion

Who ya gonna call?

There’s an eternal struggle in the world over what came first. Was it the chicken? Was it the egg?  Does anyone really know the answer to the causal metaphor? More...

Clean energy is hard, ‘but somebody has to do it’

(AP) – In recent days, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, staged a big event in Kentucky to announce that the war on coal was over. More...

Al Gore’s ecosphere of accomplishment

AL GORE’S ECOSPHERE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT  PITTSBURGH -- Al Gore may be the luckiest man alive. And he may be working on the best obituary of his generation.  More...

Sports

Commodores beat Bearcats, 39-18

The Frazier football team came into Friday’s game with a clear path to the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. Two wins to conclude the regular season would get the Commodores a ticket to the postseason. More...

River Hawks fly by Falcons

The Armstrong River Hawks sent David “Red” Ullom Field out in style with a 57-22 victory over the Connellsville Falcons on Senior Night. More...

Penguins nip Panthers, 4-3

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Conor Sheary scored a power play goal with 2:53 left to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.  Sheary backhanded the puck past James Reimer.  More...

Bullskin Township celebrates community’s roots this weekend

Bullskin Township will be celebrating the community’s roots this weekend with the 19th annual Heritage Days.  “It’s really laid back,” said Bullskin Township Historical Society president Kim Brown. More...

Hobgoblins, gremlins to walk Connellsville streets on Halloween

It’s time once again for the hobgoblins and gremlins, pixies and princesses to make their rounds and Connellsville has a little something for everyone’s Halloween tastes.  The city’s annual Halloween parade is slated to step of More...

Obituaries

Richard J. Fiesta

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Richard John Fiesta, 73, of Macungie, passed away on Oct. 13, 2017, in the loving care of the compassionate staff at Arden Court, Wescosville; his superb St. Luke’s Hospice nurse, Deb; and his wife of 50 years, Janine (Mutnansky) Fiesta. More...

Florence L. Price

Connellsville

Florence Louise Price, 75, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, Oct. More...

Mary E. Lima

Vanderbilt

Mary Elizabeth “Liz” (Crossland) Herbert Lima, 90, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:” (Psalms 10:17 AKJV)  Humility is big in the eyes of God.   More...

Some NSAIDS linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke

Dear Doctor: Do NSAIDs really increase the risk of heart attacks, as I read in the news recently? I take aspirin or Tylenol whenever I get a headache, which is at least a few times each month. Should I be worried?   More...

Church News

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold the Saturday Morning Special, a ministry for persons with special needs, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. More...

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