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November 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Trump not comfortable with stumping for Moore

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn’t know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, but isn’t campaigning for his party’s Senate candidate in Alabama because of “discomfort&rdquo More...

Fireman’s kin seek honor for grandfather who died in 1935

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighter Tom O’Brien had been battling a blaze in Manhattan for two hours on Oct. More...

Ann Wedgeworth dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83.  Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a More...


Congress shields gun industry from lawsuits

(AP) –– Parents of schoolchildren murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School are trying to persuade the state Supreme Court to let them sue the manufacturer of the military style weapon used in the 2012 slaughter, as well as the gun distrib More...

Teenager organizes 5K race to honor journalists

(AP) –– There are road races for cancer survivors, charity walks for the homeless, motorcycle rides for wounded warriors.  But 16-year-old Sarah Foley of Osterville organized a 5K race and walk on Nov. More...

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Mt. Pleasant’s Poulich signs with Towson

With both a WPIAL title and a state championship under her belt, Mt. Pleasant senior softball player Chloe Poulich easily could have chosen a college based on athletics alone.  More...

Austin Cook wins at Sea Island


Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with first NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. More...

Connellsville considers school police dog

The Connellsville Area School Board is looking into the possibility of adding a police dog to the district’s security force.  The board voted to apply to the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation for a grant for a K-9.  More...

Scottdale Historical Society to hold Christmas House Tour

Eight homes in Scottdale as well as the Geyer Performing Arts Center will be beautifully decorated for the annual Christmas House Tour that will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.  More...


Helen K. Krumanacker


Helen Keslar Krumanacker, 91, of Connellsville, formerly of Normalville, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in the Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville. She was born May 13, 1926 in Indian Head, a daughter of the late Calvin A. More...

Ralph Ritenour


Ralph “Kenny” Ritenour, 80, of Normalville, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born Oct. 13, 1937 in Normalville, a son of the late Ralph P. and Mary C. Henry Ritenour.  More...

Pauline C. Rose


Pauline C. Rose, 91, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at her daughter Patty’s home surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born June 29, 1926 in Trotter, the daughter of the late Joseph F. More...

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On this date

Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year. In 1620: Peregrine White was born aboard the Mayflower in Massachusetts Bay; he was the first child born of English parents in presentday New England. More...


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Testosterone therapy can be beneficial to men with osteoporosis


DEAR DOCTOR: Are there any benefits to testosterone therapy for older men who have osteoporosis of the spine and hip? I understand that it comes with an increased chance of prostate cancer.  More...

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