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April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Airport use up 800 percent since 2011

The number of flight operations has gone up tremendously at the Joseph A. Hardy/ Connellsville Airport since 2011. More...

News

Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and Iran’s top diplomat traded sharp warnings on Tuesday, with Trump threatening “bigger problems” than ever if Tehran restarts its nuclear program. More...

Man who disarmed Waffle House shooter hailed by Tenn. lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced “the true test of a man,” drawing a standing ovation during his brief address. More...

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won’t cover: methadone.  More...

Opinion

It’s never too late to teach finances

(AP) –– When young people get out on their own for the first time, they are faced with making tremendous financial decisions. How to budget for food, rent and utilities. How much to spend on clothing and entertainment. More...

Americans urged to carry naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses

(AP) –– The U.S. More...

What is new standard in Trump probe?

When a political figure is accused of wrongdoing, a conversation begins among journalists, commentators and public officials. Are the charges true? Can the accusers prove it?  More...

Sports

Connellsville boys win section

Most of the spring has been filled with wet, cold and windy weather, yet the members of the Connellsville boys track team beat the elements and persevered in all of their meets, including Tuesday’s home tri-meet against Belle Vernon and Yough.& More...

Steelers likely to focus on defense early in draft

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Colbert isn’t a fan of the word “need.”  The Pittsburgh Steelers general manager believes it points too specifically to one area of weakness.  More...

Pens face familiar foe in Caps

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (AP) — Sidney Crosby has faced the Washington Capitals three times in the playoffs. All three times the Pittsburgh captain has led his team to victory. More...

CASB to consider turf options tonight

The Connellsville Area School Board tonight is expected to consider several options for putting down new turf at Falcon Stadium as well as renovations to the track and other athletic fields.  More...

Authorities hope to release shooting findings soon

Authorities said Tuesday they hope to wrap up their investigation soon into a Connellsville shooting that left two people dead and a third wounded and hospitalized.  More...

Man charged with hitting mother, her boyfriend

A Uniontown man punched and kicked a man several times in the face and injured his mother during an incident Monday that began over a social media post, state police at Belle Vernon said.  Matthew Allan Garner, 23, of 312 Woodview Terrace, first More...

Obituaries

Edward G. Bryner

Uniontown

Edward G. Bryner, 76, of Uniontown, formerly of Connellsville and Dunbar, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Uniontown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born Nov. 8, 1941, in Dunbar, the son of the late Walter P. More...

Douglas Tressler

Formerly of Connellsville

Douglas Tressler, 59, passed away Thursday, April 19, in Naples, Fla.  He was born Jan. 11, 1959, in Connellsville, a son of the late Francis and Helen Tressler.  He was a graduate of Connellsville High School. More...

Dorough of ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ dead

MOUNT BETHEL, Pa. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“You shall have none other gods before me.” (Deuteronomy 5:7 AKJV)  There is only one God. He is the God of the Bible.   More...

FDA considers what counts as dietary ‘fiber’ on food labels

Dear Doctor: I always thought fiber was fiber, but it seems that the FDA is about to crack down on food manufacturers who add weird ingredients to bulk up processed foods. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Meeting time changed   The regular meeting of the Bullskin Volunteer Fire Company will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, not 7 p.m.  Applications accepted   More...

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