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February 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


World News IN BRIEF

Cruz facing growing attacks on credibility MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz needs you to trust him. More...

Connellsville’s Got Talent

The second annual Connellsville’s Got Talent took place Saturday at Connellsville Community Center with 36 contestants vying for top honors. More...

Fay-Penn council celebrates 25 years

Scope of accomplishments seen at business parks, other developments

The Fay-Penn Economic Development Council will celebrate its 25th anniversary by showcasing its achievements and announcing upcoming projects.  More...


Publisher’s View

February 1, 2016 marks the crossing of our next bridge at The Daily Courier. This is the first edition of your newspaper that all pages have been produced by our team at West Penn Media Group.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Does Palin still matter in politics?


AMES, Iowa -- In September, when Donald Trump appeared before a giant rally in Dallas, a person in the Trump circle described the coming months of the campaign. More...


Falcons soar into wrestling playoffs

When the WPIAL wrestling playoffs start on Wednesday, the Connellsville and Southmoreland squads will each be faced with one, and possibly two extremely tough tests. More...

Project Blue Light helps local police departments

The color blue is symbolic of peace.  Soon Scottdale will be awash in the hue as organizers for the “Project Blue Light” work to see blue lights everywhere in town to support law enforcement personnel.  While Scottdale is just s More...

Mt. Pleasant Township farmer named chairman of land board

Throughout the years, 13 Westmoreland County youths in need of foster homes found one on the Mt. Pleasant Township farm of Duane Hutter and his family. More...


Patricia M. Duggan


Patricia M. Duggan, 71, of South Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in the Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. She was born Aug. More...

Sharon Ruth Long


Sharon Ruth Long, 63, of Kittrell, N.C., formerly of Mill Run, passed away Frida7, Jan. 29, 2016 in North Carolina. She was born Jan. 28, 1953 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Orpha Shearer Dennis.  More...

Charles R. “Randy” Moyer


Charles R. “Randy” Moyer, 61, of Dunbar, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born April 12, 1954 in Connellsville, son of Betty Rae Hardy Moyer and the late Jacob Moyer. More...

Arts and Entertainment


Gay Father Must Find Way to Share Son’s Parenting

DEAR ABBY: My friend “Steve” is in his mid-20s and became a father a few months ago. He’s happy and excited about it, and he’s good with the baby. More...


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Don’t let your emotions take charge or anger lead to a regrettable mistake. Get your facts straight before you confront someone. Work on self-improvement, not trying to change others.   More...


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