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October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Pennsylvania advances rules under new medical marijuana law

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state moved a few steps closer to setting up a medical marijuana program on Tuesday as the health department posted draft rules for dispensaries and said temporary regulations for growers and processors would be made publi More...

Car crash does not deter D’s Market from planning to reopen

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Mt. Pleasant seeks grant to replace ventilation system at treatment plant

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Why the sudden race against government transparency in PA legislature?

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Trump’s solid debate performance disappears in an instant


LAS VEGAS — Standing in a garish hotel lobby, casino music pounding, a Republican who has worked hard to help Donald Trump couldn’t quite believe how the final presidential debate had ended just a couple of hours earlier. More...

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CAHS, Frazier netters set for playoffs

One could say that the Frazier volleyball team is familiar with the WPIAL playoffs. After all, when the postseason gets underway tonight, it will mark Frazier’s 19th straight appearance in the tournament. More...

Pens rally to beat Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Crosby, who scored on a power play, missed the team’s first six games with a concussion. More...

Frustrated Steelers defense looks to rebound

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers defense is a frustrated and embarrassed group after back-to-back losses.  One day after defensive end Cameron Heyward said he felt like his defensive teammates quit during Sunday’s home loss More...

It’s parade time in Connellsville, Scottdale

New Haven Hose Company sponsored its annual Halloween parade in Connellsville on Tuesday. Scottdale also held its parade. At far right, a New Haven Hose truck rides along the parade route with a special friend. More...

Blessings for Noah

Nov. 12 benefit planned for Geibel teen

Noah Geary loves to play sports. Throughout his young life Noah has spent much time on the baseball field and basketball court. He has even ventured onto the football field. His motto — never quit, never give up. More...


Sara E. Coughenour

Orangeburg, S.C.

Sara E. Coughenour, 97, of Orangeburg, S.C., formerly Mt. Pleasant, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Longwood Plantations Personal Care, Orangeburg, S.C., where she resided for the past 15 months. Sara was born Sept. 30, 1919, in Mt. More...

Elizabeth M. Nicholson


Elizabeth M. Nicholson, 27, of Connellsville, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at her home. She was born May 9, 1989 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of Randall E. Nicholson of Connellsville and the late Clarissa A. More...

Stanley J. Niezgoda

Ridgecrest, California

Stanley Joseph Niezgoda, 86, a resident of Ridgecrest, California for the past five years and formerly of Scottdale, died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, 2016, in Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, Ridgecrest, California. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1774, the first Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia. In 1881, the legendary shootout between lawmen and outlaw cowboys near the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, left three men dead. More...


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Bible Digest

“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.”  — (Luke 13:3 AKJV)  We must not only confess our sins to God, we must turn away from them.   More...


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Swaddling babies is not always safe

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: The other day I swaddled my niece before putting her down for her nap. My sister told me that’s dangerous. Really? DEAR READER: My colleague Dr. More...

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