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June 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bryce Brothers Co. marks 120 years with museum exhibits

Family descendant Harley N. Trice to speak Wednesday

Early in the 19th century, one man’s dying request spurred the start of a glass business, which long ago closed, but this year marks the 120th anniversary of its establishment locally. Bryce Brothers Company, which first arrived in the Mt. More...


Young-adult fiction writer Lois Duncan has died

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Youngadult fiction writer Lois Duncan has died at her home in Florida at age 82. Albuquerque-based private investigator Pat Caristo said Thursday that Duncan collapsed and died at her home in Florida. More...

Woman charged in 3-year-old daughter’s death sent to prison

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French court delays decision on Arafat death investigation

PARIS (AP) — A French court has put off its decision on whether to reopen the investigation into the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat amid suspicions that he was poisoned.  Arafat died in a military hospital in Paris suburb More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1812, President James Madison signed a declaration of war against Great Britain.  In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte’s Imperial French army was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo after sustaining more than 25,000 casualties.   More...


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“And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.”  — (Genesis 22:14 AKJV)   Abraham saw God provide and He still meets the needs of His people. More...


Street fair St. Rita Street Fair will be held July 14-16 on the parish grounds on First Street in Connellsville from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each evening. More...

Weigh your options to treat depression during pregnancy


DEAR DOCTOR K: I have been on SSRI medicines for depression for five years. I’m trying to get pregnant, and I hear that SSRIs might be dangerous. What do I need to know? More...

Fayette to host Vet Affairs conference

For the first time, the Pennsylvania State Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs will hold its annual conference in Fayette County. More...

Rec board sponsoring summer camps

Programs kick off on Monday

Summer camps sponsored by the Connellsville Recreation Board will kick off on Monday. But there’s still time to sign up. This summer, there are a number of camps to choose from, said recreation board president Jacinta Ptacek. More...


Elizabeth Hann

Connellsville Township

Elizabeth “Betsy” Hann, 67, of Connellsville Township. died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant. She was born Feb. 26, 1949 in Mt. More...


Happy Father’s Day, Jean

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Father’s Day invites us to ponder the father figures we have known, not just our biological fathers, but any man who has blessed us with fatherly action at some point in our lives. More...

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Vitriol and rebellion


He says his rival has “put political correctness above common sense, above your safety and above all else.” She says his views are “shameful” and he is “temperamentally unfit and totally unqualified” to be president. More...


Scott looking forward to HOF honor

1961 Connellsville graduate played in CFL, NFL

As a football player in the 1960s and 70s, Robert “Bo” Scott, made a name for himself as a running back at Ohio State, the Canadian Football League and the National Football League. More...

Rough start for Liriano as Pirates lose to Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates trailed by two after the left-hander’s second pitch. It was that kind of day. More...

Johnson tied for lead at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — One year after Dustin Johnson let the U.S. Open slip away from him at Chambers Bay, he drove his way to the top of the leaderboard Friday at Oakmont. More...

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