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November 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Trump children’s roles blur line between transition, company

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every morning since their father’s stunning victory on Election Day, three of Donald Trump’s grown children walk through the Trump Tower lobby and board an elevator. More...


Dumplings for Thanksgiving

Chuck Schmidt of Connellsville shows off a batch of apple dumplings at the Connellsville Presbyterian Church Friday. More...

With control, GOP face risks in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Republicans, there will be no one left to blame. More...

Obama prepared to push back to defend U.S. ideals

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday he doesn’t intend to become his successor’s constant critic — but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain “value More...


Football fans pass on NFL games

Another View

Football fans are voting with their fingers — the ones that control their TV remotes. More...

Democrats struggle to create coherent message

It’s not 1992 anymore.  That was the year when a bright loquacious young governor who had established himself as a moderate Democrat from the New South unseated the incumbent Republican president. More...

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SHS’s Klatt selected for Queen of Diamonds

Lexi Klatt is the queen of the softball diamond. Or at least, that’s the name of the showcase she’ll attend in the coming weeks.  More...

Back on track: Steelers punish Browns, 24-9

CLEVELAND (AP) — A short bus ride into Ohio put Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers back in the fast lane. The playoffs remain a possible destination. More...

Sports Notices

MISCELLANEOUS  Recruiting Day  More...

Area churches hosting annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Connellsville churches are preparing to host their 17th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday.  Jessica Stewart, administrative assistant with the City Church of Connellsville, said she and Pastor Brian Higbee are coordinating the event, which tak More...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Lions Square gets a Christmas makeover Friday as holiday PA decorating starts. More...


Rev. David A. Bell Sr.


Rev. David A. Bell Sr., 69, of Scottdale, died suddenly, Thursday evening, Nov. More...

Virginia L. McCartney


Virginia L. McCartney, 86, of Uniontown, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at Uniontown Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Sept. More...

Joseph W. Ringer


Joseph W. “Trapper” Ringer, 55, of South Connellsville, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a long, courageous battle with pancreatitis.  He was born Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1789, North Carolina was admitted as the 12th U.S. state.  In 1877, Thomas Edison announced his invention of the phonograph.  In 1922, Rebecca Felton of Georgia was sworn in as the first female U.S. senator.   More...


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Christmas at the Circle   More...

Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think


DEAR DOCTOR K: You recently wrote about e-cigarettes not being safe for teens. What about hookahs? I don’t completely understand what they are. Are they OK for my teen? I think he might be smoking them.  More...

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