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April 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Laurelville church center celebrates 75th anniversary

Laurelville isn’t a country club and it isn’t just for Mennonites.  The church center is celebrating its 75th anniversary of offering its mission of “Christ-like hospitality, personal spiritual growth, healthy community where f More...

Mueller gets approval to probe Manafort-Russia collusion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein explicitly authorized the Justice Department’s special counsel to investigate allegations that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman colluded with the Russian gove More...

Local couple celebrates 70th anniversary

Karl and Mary Burkhart are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married on April 4, 1948. They have three sons, Karl (Melanie) Burkhart Jr., David (Patricia) Burkhart, and Timothy (Michele) Burkhart.  More...

Opinion

Citizenship question could result in suit

(AP) –– The Trump administration’s insistence on including a citizenship question on the 2020 census is a deliberate attempt to achieve an undercount of the Latino population. More...

Trump can’t seem to get past DACA

(AP) –– Give Donald Trump this, he never fails to find a little gasoline to toss on a smoldering flame.  More...

On the Trump-Russia investigation

Recently, I took part in a debate on the question “Does the Russia investigation endanger the rule of law?” I said yes.  More...

Sports

Newell earns national accolades

Like many kids growing up in western Pennsylvania, much of Haylee Newell’s childhood was spent in the outdoors.  More...

Pens emerge as legit three-peat threat

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin made the proclamation more than two months ago, minutes after the Pittsburgh Penguins put together three borderline spectacular periods against San Jose on Jan. 30 to pick up their ninth win in 12 games. More...

No McCutchen, no Cole, no problems so far as Pirates look for first 5-0 start since 1983

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon downplayed the idea that the location of his locker inside the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse symbolizes anything. More...

F.C. jury convicts man of aggravated assault by vehicle

A Fayette County jury convicted a Clinton man on Tuesday of several charges and acquitted him on other counts in connection with incidents on and near Spruce Hollow Road in Bullskin Township in 2016.  The panel of seven men and five women delibe More...

‘Spanish Lady’ influenza struck Connellsville hard a century ago

Deadlier than the bubonic plague or World War I, the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918-19 isn’t talked about much in history books, but there was plenty of discussion of the Spanish Lady in Connellsville this week. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth D. Bartholomai

South Connellsville

Elizabeth D. Bartholomai, 94, of South Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Buffington, the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Mihalik) Peperak. More...

Doloris J. McWilliams

Dunbar

Doloris Jean “Dee “ McWilliams, 89, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Mount Macrina Manor in Uniontown.  Dee was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Samuel A. More...

Charles R. Dowling

Connellsville

Charles R. Dowling, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at home.  He was born May 27, 1950, in Uniontown, a son of the late Robert Charles and JoAnne Mae (McClain) Dowling.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And Jesus answered and said to him, Get you behind me, Satan: for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.” (Luke 4:8 AKJV)  We were created to worship our Creator. More...

Church News

Church events listed • Albright United Methodist Church, 1626 S. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, will host a tea time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. There will be devotions, and tea and crumpets. More...

Patient’s neuropathy linked to recent MRI with gadolinium

Dear Doctor: Not too long ago I developed symptoms of peripheral neuropathy that occurred almost immediately after having an MRI with gadolinium contrast. A physician confirmed that I had retained gadolinium. More...

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