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November 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Captive’s rescue leads to break in grisly quadruple slaying

CHESNEE, S.C. (AP) — For 13 years, the relatives came together periodically to grieve one of South Carolina’s grisliest mass shootings and compare leads with stumped investigators.  More...

Hundreds enjoy FRIENDS used book sale

The FRIENDS of the Carnegie Free Library on Saturday held its annual fall used book sale. Hundreds attended the sale which opened at 10 a.m. More...


Performs  Francesca Molinaro of Vanderbilt, a music performance major at Youngstown State University, was one of 12 Dana School of Music students performing Oct. 30 in a vocal music recital on campus.  More...


Political Cartoon

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Donald or Hillary: You’re Hired?

Guest Commentary

As we vote on Tuesday, it is sobering to be reminded of the significance of the office of the president of the United States and the role this person has historically played in world events. More...

The public’s right to know

Another View

When those concerned about police officers’ use of force, we don’t recall them ever saying, “and please, make the footage secret.” More...


Frazier falls to Fort Cherry

One of the things that helped make the Frazier volleyball team so successful during the 2016 season was its tremendous ability to serve the ball with high velocity, power and accuracy.  Unfortunately for the Commodores, that specific area of str More...

Sports Notices

OUTDOORS   C’ville Sportmen  The Connellsville Sportsmen will be having trap shooting every Tuesday through the fall. Public is welcome. The range will open at 5 p.m.   More...

Local runners finish season at state championships

Southmoreland junior Kaylee Farino finished highest in terms of places among local runners competing in the PIAA Cross Country Championships in Hershey on Saturday.  Farino checked in with a time of 21:11, good enough for 97th overall in the Cl More...

Warriors Rock!

CAHS Patriots honor vets

Saturday was an evening of celebration at Connellsville Area High School in recognizing the sacrifices made by the men and women of the American military. More...

Pennsylvania’s year in US political spotlight coming to end

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania voters can’t say they’ve been ignored this year, given the state’s status as a premier battleground in the presidential race and the site of a hotly contested campaign for U.S. Senate.  More...


Wilbur L. Hair


Wilbur “Web” L. Hair, 81, of Dunbar, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at home.  He was born Oct. 24, 1935, in Vanderbilt, son of the late James Hair and Nancy G. More...

Ronald Knox Jr.


Ronald Porter Knox Jr., 57, of Connellsville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at home.  He was born July 28, 1959, in Connellsville, the son of the late Ronald Porter Sr. More...

Clara L. Pernelli


Clara Lynne (Rain) Pernelli, age 70, of Connellsville, formerly of Greensburg, died Nov. 5, 2016.  More...



Election day dinner   The Everson Volunteer Fire Company will host an all you can eat spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the fire hall. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. More...

Male infertility has variety of causes


DEAR DOCTOR K: My wife and I have tried to get pregnant for over a year. We’re going to be tested soon to see if anything is wrong. I’m worried that the problem lies with me. What are some reasons for a man to be infertile? More...

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