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April 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

After Syria missile strikes, U.S. stuck in holding pattern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drama of U.S. and allied missile strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.  More...

Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russian investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation.  More...

U.N. health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn’t be used widely

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in “a much safer way,” meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disea More...

Opinion

Opponent says state Sen. Stefano is running ‘scared’ in his bid for re-election

Letter to the Editor

There is only one reasonable explanation why Republican Sen. Pat Stefano continues his months’ long attempt to eliminate anyone opposing him in the November general election –– he is scared. More...

‘A Highly Loyalty’ exposes author’s shortcomings

In the Bizarro World of the Trump administration, it’s only fitting that the president serves as publicity director for James Comey’s big book tour. More...

Comey does not act with honor in book

(AP) –– James Comey, the former FBI director fired by President Donald Trump has, as everyone knows who has not just arrived here from another planet, written a book. It is a much-hyped book, and undoubtedly will sell well and make Mr. More...

Sports

Commodores cruise past Rangers

With temperatures in the 30s and a few snowflakes in the air, the players on the Frazier softball team did not let the cold weather bother them during Thursday’s Section 3-AA home game against Fort Cherry. More...

Penguins look to lock up spot in second round of playoffs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mario Lemieux had one question for Sidney Crosby after the Pittsburgh star slipped past his boss as the Penguins’ career playoff scoring leader during a Game 4 romp over Philadelphia. More...

Scotties fall to Trojans

Max Zimmerman tripled and Jaden Datz collected two hits, but the Southmoreland baseball team dropped a 10-4 decision to Derry in a non-section game played at Wild Things Park on Thursday evening. Tyler Constantine picked up an RBI. More...

City police search for clues in shooting

Connellsville police continued on Thursday to try to piece together what happened in a shooting that left two people dead and a third person wounded and hospitalized. More...

New logo represents all aspects of Fayette County life

For the first time in its history, Fayette County has an official logo.  The logo was unveiled Thursday at the commissioners meeting. More...

Obituaries

Patricia. K. Enderle

Leisenring

Patricia K. More...

Helen K. Ohler

Mt. Pleasant

Helen K. Ohler, 90, of Mt. Pleasant ( Bullskin Township) died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville.  She was born March 14, 1928 in Frostburg, Md., a daughter of the late John W. and Pearl Savage.  Mrs. More...

Joyce Coffman

Connellsville

Joyce Coffman, 80, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  She was born Oct. 14, 1937 in White, the daughter of the late Stanley and Edith White Coffman.  More...

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ON THIS DATE

Today is Friday, April 20, the 110th day of 2018. There are 255 days left in the year. In 1792, France declared war on Austria, marking the start of the French Revolutionary Wars. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.” (Deuteronomy 4:24 AKJV)  God means business. Don’t take Him lightly.   More...

Prolonged standing at work can cause discomfort throughout body

Dear Doctor: I always thought standing desks were good for you. Now I read they might not be. Can it really be better to sit all day long? This is an important question to me, because my job is very busy -- and all done from a desk. More...

Mountain Area News

The Christian Family & Children’s Center’s annual charity benefit auction will be held tonight at their North Campus, 1076 King’s Way, Donegal. The doors open and bidding on silent auction items will begin at 4:30 p.m. More...

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