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June 21, 2018 RSS feed / News

Mt. Pleasant moves ahead to close Rumbaugh school

The first step has been taken to close Rumbaugh Elementary School.  School directors voted unanimously to close the school at the conclusion of the 2018-19 school year.  Rumbaugh Elementary School is a building for kindergarten and first-gr More...

Police news reported

Pair charged   An 18-year-old Connellsville woman and a 16-year-old city male were charged with underage drinking after city police said they went to Gibson Terrace Public Housing Complex for a report of a party on Sunday.  More...

Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children’s health insurance and other programs.  More...

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. More...

Congratulations to the Southmoreland Scotties Girls Softball Team

Southmoreland 2018 Girls Softball Record 12-8 Chartiers-Houston 5, Southmoreland 1 Southmoreland 18, Charleroi 0 Waynesburg 18, Southmoreland 8 Southmoreland 11, Brownsville 1 Southmoreland 12, McGuffey 2 South Park 12, Southmoreland 7 Southmoreland More...

Breakneck Road to reopen today

PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 1051 (Breakneck Road) between Breakiron Road and Polecat Hollow Road in Bullskin Township will reopen a week early on Thursday, June 21 at 5PM. More...

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year?  A British trade group says there’s a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.  More...

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught en More...

Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors remind residents of ordinances

Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors approved a notice regarding a nuisance issue this week. The supervisors reminded township residents to be aware of the current nuisance ordinances in place in the township regarding burning. More...

Code enforcement officers improving Mt. Pleasant properties

Less than two weeks after Mt. Pleasant Borough Council approved the hiring of two code enforcement officers, the officers are already on the job and making strides to improve borough properties.  More...

Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

Verizon, AT& T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.  More...

Body of child washed ashore identified, mother arrested

DALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities have identified the body of a child found washed ashore in Southeast Texas last year, and accused his mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body.  Galveston police on Wednesday identified the body as 4-ye More...

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at Ohio meatpacking plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers were arrested at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large raid in the state in the past two weeks.  More...

Congratulations to the Mt. Pleasant Girls Softball team on a fantastic 2018 season

Mt. Pleasant girls softball Record: 19-2   More...

Amateur Radio Field Day demonstrates skills

Members of the Uniontown Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June 23-24, setting up amateur radio stations in a field on Dinner Bell Road near Ohiopyle. More...

Court halts release of report on Pennsylvania priest abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Ivanka Trump silent for days as border crisis mounted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a “force for good” in the administration, remained silent for days as the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumed the White Ho More...

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