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March 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Legendary musician Donnie Iris rocks the (Greens)Burg

If you didn’t catch at least one of the three performances in the past two months by Donnie Iris and The Cruisers at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, well as the beloved Mike Lange would say “shame on you for six weeks then.”  More...

News

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a prob More...

Man found dead in parked California van had criminal history

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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joins St Patrick’s Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday at the 257th running of New York City’s St. More...

Opinion

Educators are not in favor of carrying weapons in schools

(AP) –– The notion that educators should carry concealed weapons appears to be popular with a certain segment of the population, but by and large, that population does not appear to include educators. More...

Political Cartoon

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Secret debate tip for GOP

On CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday night, Lesley Stahl asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the “institutional racism” in school discipline.  It was like neither of them had ever heard of Nikolas Cruz. More...

Sports

SHS tennis striving for postseason return

Last season, the Southmoreland boys tennis team found itself in an unfamiliar and unwelcome spot: left out of the WPIAL playoff picture. More...

Martin Truex Jr. grabs first win of NASCAR season at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. More...

Steelers sign LB Jon Bostic to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed inside linebacker Jon Bostic to a two-year contract.  Details of the deal were not disclosed and it will not be finalized until after Bostic undergoes a physical on Monday.  The 26 More...

Ex-teachers offer tips on stopping active shooter

Are you prepared if there is an active shooter?  That was the question during a recent presentation at the St. Pius X Church Hall. More...

Scottdale woman organizes fundraiser

In the spirit of giving back, Rachel Davis of Scottdale has organized her annual spring vendor sale with the hopes of raising more money that she can to donate to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  “Children’s Hospital has More...

Obituaries

Russell E. Horner

CHAMPION

Russell E. Horner, 80, of Champion died Friday, March 16, 2018 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born March 29, 1937 in Jones Mills, a son of the late Charles and Gladys Miller Horner of Indian Head.  More...

David G. Alberts

CONNELLSVILLE

David G. Alberts, 88, of Connellsville died Friday, March 16, 2018 in Walnut Hill Memory Care, Hempfield Township.  He was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Connellsville, a son of the late Abraham and Mary Fasulka Alberts.  More...

Mark A. Swope

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Mark Allen Swope, 59, of Kantner, Pa., Somerset County died Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Somerset Hospital.  He was born Nov. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date:

Today is Monday, March 19, the 78th day of 2018. There are 287 days left in the year. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

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Potential benefits of milk thistle need further study in humans

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: What are the pros and cons of taking milk thistle?  More...

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