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April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Fans reach for Conrad Birdie (Martin Trach) as he looks at contest winner Kim MacAfee (Jenna Toohey). “Bye Bye Birdie” opens tonight at 7 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant High School and runs through Saturday. Tickets are available at the door. More...

News

Insurers look to pass drug price breaks straight to consumer

Some major health insurers plan to take a little sting out of prescription drug prices by giving customers rebates at the pharmacy counter.  More...

Risk of Zika infection through sex may last only a month

NEW YORK (AP) — Signs of Zika infection can be seen in semen for as long as nine months, but the risk of sexual transmission appears to end in one month, according to a study published Wednesday.  More...

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states.  The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alerted More...

Opinion

Talking, texting distracts Pa. drivers

(AP) –– Drivers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey don’t need statistical evidence to understand the dangers of distracted driving –– they witness it on the roads every day, often in connection with cellphone use.  More...

Bishop shines light on his church’s shame

(AP) –– The list of names is lengthy, and the damage done by the people on it is incalculable. It’s an especially egregious and enduring form of damage, done to children by betraying their innocence and trust.  More...

In Cuba, the revolution lives in memories

WASHINGTON –– What has surprised me most in the tales from my friends who have ventured down to Cuba since the Obama “thaw” in relations has been their descriptions of the pictures and memorials to the late Che Guevara.  More...

Sports

Falcons cruise past Fillies

After coming up empty in its first four games of the season, the Connellsville softball team may finally be turning a positive corner. More...

Connellsville defeats Penn Hills for first win

The Connellsville baseball team scored four runs in the seventh inning to post a 7-3 victory over host Penn Hills in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Wednesday. The victory was the first of the season for the Falcons (1-5, 1-1).  More...

Vikings fall to Rebels in extra innings

The Mt. Pleasant baseball team played a strong defensive game throughout most of Wednesday’s Section 3-AAA game against visiting Seton LaSalle. But a miscue late in the game helped the Rebels take home a 3-1 win after 10 innings. More...

Woman to serve up to 14 years in prison

Walker tried to burn up car with child inside

A Washington County woman will serve up to 14 years in state prison in connection with the attempted burning up of a vehicle with herself and a child inside. More...

Authorities identify body at Ohiopyle

Authorities have identified a body found in March in Ohiopyle as a missing Somerset County man.  Scott Clevenger’s body became entwined in an area of trees along the Middle Youghiogheny River, according to the Fayette County Coroner’ More...

Municipal Authority repairing sinkhole

A sinkhole between the railroad tracks and the Youghiogheny River that opened up just before the last round of heavy precipitation is being repaired by the Connellsville Municipal Authority.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald I. Cramer

Connellsville

Ronald I. More...

Loretta M. Fronek

Connellsville

Loretta M. Fronek, 87, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Lafayette Manor, Uniontown.  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...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that waters shall be watered also himself.” (Proverbs 11:25 AKJV)  Be a giver. God will take care of you.   More...

Japanese flu drug shows promising results in patient trials

Dear Doctor: Apparently Japan just approved a new drug that can get rid of the flu virus in one day. When can we get this drug in the United States? And if we can’t, can we order it online?   More...

Church News

Meeting set The Hearts and Hands Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. today at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 600 Mulberry St., Scottdale. New members are welcome. If you have any questions, please call 724-887-4682. Movie night scheduled More...

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