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March 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Steelers to trade footballs for basketballs in fundraiser

It’s not football season just yet, but several members of the Pittsburgh Steelers will show their prowess with balls of a different kind when they face off against members of the Westmoreland County Community College Criminal Justice Fraternity More...

News

Pension funding dispute divides Peeps plant in eastern Pennsylvania

BETHLEHEM (AP) — On April 1, hundreds of millions of marshmallow chicks and bunnies called Peeps will peer out from Easter baskets at American children.  More...

Grand Canyon tests change in water system serving visitors

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Crews are drilling at the bottom of the Grand Canyon to test the idea of shifting the area where water is drawn to serve millions of people at the national park’s popular South Rim. More...

Science Says: Cancer risk and coffee

Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? More...

Opinion

Data makes case for paycheck protection

(AP) – The so-called line between government union dues and Big Labor politics comes into focus in an analysis of 10 years of union data in Pennsylvania.  More...

Young people assemble and speak to power

(AP) – The poignant signs have been put away for now. Tired feet and voices have been rested. This weekend’s massive marches in support of gun control have sent their message.  More...

Stirrings in the heartland

Memo to Democrats who think the Donald J. More...

Sports

Vikings looking to stay on track

A coaching change can be a big adjustment for a high school team, with athletes and coaches alike needing time to get used to each other.  That shouldn’t be a problem for the Mt. More...

Replay review saves Pirates in 13-10 win

DETROIT (AP) — Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 13-10 victory over Detroit on Friday — about an hour after the Tigers spilled onto the field to celebrate what they thought was a More...

One Shot Wrestling state champs

One Shot Wrestling Club, located at the Ice Mine, produced five state wrestling champions, including three Pennsylvania champs and two West Virginia champs.  More...

Professor says resolution of Palestinian-Israeli conflict will be a ‘nasty divorce’

The Holocaust changed everything.  Heading into 1940, it seemed as though there was an answer for the conflict between the Palestinian Arab and Jewish peoples. More...

Union responds to Highlands Hospital suit over reinstatement

An arbitrator’s decision to reinstate a nurse at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville should be final, a nursing association and union state in responding to a suit filed last month by the hospital in federal court in Pittsburgh.  More...

Middle Presbyterian continues revitalization process

Entering the sanctuary at Middle Presbyterian Church in Mt. More...

Obituaries

Naomi Cossell

Uniontown

Naomi Cossell, 85, of Uniontown, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018.  She was born June 9, 1932, in Dawson, a daughter of the late Washington and Susanna Katherine (Rimel) Etling.  More...

James Fortunato

Mill Run

James Fortunato, 71, of Mill Run, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018, in UPMC Shady Side Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci   Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Edna K. Geary

Dawson

Edna K. (Shallenberger) Geary, 80, of Dawson (Lower Tyrone Township), passed away at 3:43 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.” (Psalms 62:10 AKJV)  Don’t trust your money. Trust the Lord.   More...

Church News

Holy Week events set More...

The Passage of Peter

We have passed through Lent and are about to enter the season of Resurrection.  I must admit that the Lenten season has always bothered me a bit. More...

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