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March 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Landslide occurs on Route 119 N

A minor landslide occurred Thursday on Route 119 North in Bullskin Township.  Mud, rocks and a tree slid down the hillside, landing in a ditch along the side of the shoulder. More...

News

Free-spirited family raised some worries before cliff crash

WOODLAND, Wash. More...

The next Kirkland? Online retailers create their own brands

NEW YORK (AP) — In Andrea Bright’s home, Kleenex tissues, Charmin toilet paper and Glad trash bags have all been replaced by one brand: Prince & Spring. More...

Abortion dispute leads to budget stalemate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When Nebraska lawmakers debate their state budget each year, it’s usually a ho-hum affair that prompts conservatives to complain about spending and progressives to lament a lack of funding for education and public services. More...

Opinion

Redistricting should be done by commission

(AP) –– Now that the federal courts have declined to intervene in Pennsylvania’s redistricting case, and this year’s congressional races will be conducted using the new map imposed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, attention More...

Brown’s death reminder that America’s schools are still segregated

(AP) –– Linda Brown died Sunday. Her name won’t mean much to people until they associate it with the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case, Brown v. More...

Trump’s team can go over budget

WASHINGTON –– President Trump seems to have a lot of trouble picking people to staff his administration whose political views are consistent with the positions he staked out in his campaign.  He ran on “draining the swamp&rdquo More...

Sports

Experienced group to lead Falcons

In 2017, the Connellsville baseball team advanced to the WPIAL playoffs, which was no small feat considering it was the first time the Falcons had been to the postseason in 11 years.  With 11 returning lettermen on this year’s roster, the More...

Penn State tops Utah to win NIT championship, 82-66

NEW YORK (AP) — Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an National Invitation Tournament championship in an 82-66 victory over Utah on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden More...

Trinity tops Connellsville in section opener, 5-4

Mia Burd collected three hits, including a double, and Brooke Miller knocked in a pair of runs, but the Connellsville softball team dropped a 5-4 decision to host Trinity in a Section 2 (5A) opener for both teams on Thursday.  Sadie Miller notch More...

W.C. commissioners request impeachment of sheriff

The Westmoreland County commissioners have sent a letter to state legislators requesting that impeachment proceedings begin to remove the county’s sheriff from his position. More...

Bullskin Township cleanup scheduled for May

Bullskin Township residents won’t lose their spring cleanup after all.  At a special meeting regarding the township’s budget in December, Bullskin Township supervisors had discussed potentially cutting the annual spring cleanup for 2 More...

Son joins father in seeking new trial

A former substitute teacher who was sentenced on child pornography charges wants to withdraw his no-contest pleas and is asking a Fayette County judge to give him a new trial.  Robert Caldwell II, 38, who had substitute taught in the Laurel High More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Hall

Connellsville

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Dorothy E. Prutz

Scottdale

Dorothy Elizabeth Prutz, 88, of Scottdale, died early Monday morning in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg, Hempfield Township.  She was born June 12, 1929, in Uniontown, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Haragos Bendis.  Dorothy was a l More...

Dolores A. Holt

Connellsville

Dolores A. “Hoke” Holt, 85, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, March 23, 2018, in the Cherry Tree Nursing Center, Uniontown. She was born June 13, 1932, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Howard and Mabel Brooks Holt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.” (Psalms 62:8 AKJV)  Keep your eyes on the Lord. He will take care of you.   More...

Mountain Area News

The Indian Head Church of God will host the following events for Easter: Good Friday Service, 7 p.m. today, the Service of the Cross; Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday at C.W. More...

Nonallergic rhinitis often linked to hyperresponsive nerves

Dear Doctor: I have been plagued with clear nasal drip for a couple of years. The constant dripping is most prevalent when I eat, lift something heavy or even just get up from a chair. I have tried various antihistamines and nasal sprays. More...

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