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April 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Man jailed in alleged assault over steak

A man was jailed Monday in lieu of posting $30,000 after authorities said he stabbed his wife over the cooking of his steak.  Shannon Lynch, 41, was arraigned Monday on aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment cha More...

News

Teamsters Local 491 supports Gerard for state Senate in 32nd District

Pam Gerard obtained last week even more support for her growing campaign for the Pennsylvania State Senate seat in District 32 on the Democratic ticket in the May 15 primary.  More...

Facebook founder prepares another apology to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company’s role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network “didn More...

GOP returns to work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican majority in Congress was on a glide path to the midterms, having passed tax cuts into law and backed off budget battles with a year-end funding package. More...

Opinion

Another wake-up call for Republicans

(AP) –– With the results in Tuesday’s election for a 10- year seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, voters sent another strong message to conservatives that reverberated nationwide. More...

Pruitt should go for abusing public trust

(AP) –– John Kelly showed the right instinct. More...

How to keep on living

The gratitude of a mother will leave you speechless.  More...

Sports

Toohey to be honored by YWCA

Mt. Pleasant High School graduate Jordan Toohey will be among the female athletes and contributors to the sports and fitness community to be honored by the YWCA Westmoreland County.  They will be honored during a banquet tonight at 6 p.m. More...

Pens’ Murray ready for playoffs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Murray doesn’t keep track of the numbers, which makes it easier for the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender to not get caught up in them. More...

Matchup dynamics make Eastern Conference tough to predict

(AP) — Seeding means nothing in the giant game of rock, paper, scissors that is the Eastern Conference playoffs. More...

Student who allegedly made school threat waives hearing

An 18-year-old man who police said threatened to “shoot up Connellsville High School” in February as part of a group texted message waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday in Uniontown.  More...

Old Time Fiddlers are back in action

The Pennsylvania Old Time Fiddlers Association is back in action for the 2018 season at the Fayette County Fairgrounds.  More...

City woman who allegedly stabs husband waives right to hearing

A Connellsville woman who police said stabbed her husband in the thigh waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Monday in Uniontown.  More...

Obituaries

Jamie L. Greenawalt

Connellsville

Jamie Lee Greenawalt, 36, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was born March 8, 1982, in Connellsville. More...

Alexandra Jordan

Connellsville

Alexandra Jordan (Piefer), 46, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, March 15, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She is survived by her husband of 17 years, George Jordan; her two sons, Michael and Joseph Wolfe; her daughter, Christi More...

Faye D. Watson

Formerly of Dunbar

Faye D. Watson, 80, of Brookpark, Ohio, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.  She was born Feb. 5, 1938, in Dunbar, daughter of Harry A Selby and Jessie Anderson Selby.  She was a homemaker.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.” (Proverbs 11:23 AKJV)  Righteousness beats wickedness any day.   More...

Coconut oil is a saturated fat that should be used in moderation

Dear Doctor: Coconut oil has gotten to be really popular, but now there’s a study that says it’s just as bad for you as beef fat and butter. How is that possible? It has no animal fat whatsoever.   More...

Hospital luncheon, Connellsville Clean-Up rescheduled

• The Highlands Hospital Club of Connellsville appreciation luncheon has been rescheduled for noon tomorrow in the dining room of the hospital.  • The Fifth Annual Connellsville Clean-up has been rescheduled for April 28. More...

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