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March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CASB to consider free counseling program offered by Cornerstone Care

The Connellsville Area School Board tonight is expected to vote on whether a free counseling program should be piloted at the Connellsville Career and Technical Center.  Corie Sechrist of the Cornerstone Care and Health Resource Center presented More...

News

AP-NORC Poll: Trump’s approval rating up from historic lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news for President Donald Trump? His approval rating is up 7 points since last month, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The bad news? More...

Decision to add citizenship question to census draws protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their citizenship in the 2020 census set off worries among Democrats on Tuesday that immigrants will dodge the survey altogether, diluting political representation for states t More...

State, local authorities look to curb distracted driving

State and local authorities will be joining together next month in an effort to deter distracted driving, especially driving while texting. More...

Opinion

Gov. Cuomo has yet to live up to his legacy

(AP) –– In politics, timing is everything and no one could have timed it better than Cynthia Nixon with her announcement recently that she will be challenging Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination as governor of New York.  More...

New York governor proposes health care tax

(AP) –– Gov. More...

Who was colluding with Russia?

Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller is authorized to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.” The popular word for that is & More...

Sports

Strong Frazier squad sets lofty goals

A section championship, followed by a WPIAL title and a nice run in the state tournament were all part of an outstanding season for the Frazier softball team in 2017. More...

Pitt hires Duke’s Jeff Capel

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to Duke’s Jeff Capel to rebuild its reeling basketball program.  The Panthers hired the former Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma coach and longtime Duke assistant on Tuesday, tasking him with More...

Pirates tie Phillies, 5-5 in spring finale

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Rep. Dowling creates addiction panel

In response to the community epidemic on addiction, State Rep. More...

Watershed association moves ahead with new park design at Jacobs Creek

Jacobs Creek Watershed Association recently announced that is is currently working on a master site plan and park design for Jacobs Creek Park. More...

Obituaries

Joan Burnsworth

Connellsville

Joan “Jo Ann” (Hall) Burnsworth, 71, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born July 25, 1946, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late William and Susan (Stillwagon) Hall. More...

Darlene L. Prinkey

Dunbar Township

Darlene Lou Prinkey, 74, of Dunbar Township, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Latrobe Hospital.  She was born March 3, 1943, in Mt. More...

Dolores A. Holt

Connellsville

Dolores A. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But I will sing of your power; yes, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.” (Psalms 59:16 AKJV)  Lift your spirit. Sing to the Lord!   More...

Origins of annoying seborrheic keratoses are a mystery

Dear Doctor: I’m 88 and have small, brown, rough –– and very itchy –– spots that develop on my back and other areas. If I can scratch them off, the itching goes away. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Art classes ongoing   More...

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