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April 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Dunbar Twp. brothers accused of fighting near child

Authorities charged two brothers with risking a child’s safety after the two siblings began fighting late Thursday night on a Dunbar Township lawn near the boy, according to court papers.  Harry Brooks, 20, and David Brooks, 30, both of 12 More...

News

Wolf vetoes bill to adopt workers’ comp drug formulary

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is vetoing a bill that would have directed prescription drugs to be ordered off a formulary under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation program.  More...

Avicii’s family releases second statement about late famed DJ

NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii’s family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ “could not go on any longer” and that “he wanted to find peace.”  The Grammy-nominated electr More...

For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. More...

Opinion

Thanos, Iron Man and me

I refuse to be the person who spoilers “Avengers: Infinity War” for anyone.  But oh man, guys.  More...

The Maine way that could change politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- If the old saw from the 18th and 19th centuries -- As Maine goes, so goes the nation -- has any 21st-century validity, the entire nation may be on the verge of an entirely new political era. More...

Grounded for life

Almost every strange story I’ve read in the newspaper or seen on television these past few months seems to have happened on an airplane. More...

Sports

Vikings take down Golden Rams

After a long day of softball on Thursday, the defending state champion Mt. Pleasant girls team went right back to work on Friday afternoon, and the Vikings didn’t miss a beat. More...

Connellsville baseball, softball teams victorious

Cade Warrick hit a solo homer and Brody Bonadio finished with three hits, including a double as the Connellsville baseball team notched a 4-3 victory over host Penn-Trafford in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Friday. More...

Pirates’ Kang to begin working out at extended spring training in Florida

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jung Ho Kang will begin his attempt to return to the major leagues Monday when the infielder reports to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ extended spring training camp in Bradenton, Florida. More...

CAHS celebrates arts and culture

An international cultural and arts festival filled the Connellsville Area High School cafeteria and and gymnasium Friday evening as the 17th annual African Social International was celebrated.  Student art was displayed at the entrance to the ev More...

Mt. Pleasant Borough looking to fill Third Ward vacancy

A Third Ward council seat is open in Mt. Pleasant Borough after the resignation of a council member at Monday’s meeting.  Fred McCloy offered his resignation due to health reasons, borough manager Jeff Landy said.  More...

Man hurt after truck goes over guide rail

A Vanderbilt man was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday after his Fayette Waste truck transporting a Dumpster went over a guide rail and struck a tree along Route 51 in Franklin Township, state police at Belle Vernon said. More...

Obituaries

Florian W. Goron Jr.

Connellsville

Florian W. Goron Jr., 92, of Connellsville, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, in the Hillside Estates Manor.  He was born Jan. 2, 1926, in McKees Rocks, a son of the late Florian W. Sr. and Bertha E. Singer Goron.  More...

Richard L. Rowan Sr.

Connellsville

Richard Lee “Dick” Rowan Sr., 86, of Connellsville (Dunbar Township), passed away peacefully at 7:18 p.m. More...

Neville Brothers saxophonist Charles Neville dead at 79

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans-born saxophone player Charles Neville, who once backed up B.B. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you; that your days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with you, in the land which the LORD your God gives you.” (Deuteronomy 5:16 AKJV)  Respect for the L More...

Talk to your doctor before trying a fasting-mimicking diet

Dear Doctor: I’m reading a lot about a fasting-mimicking diet, which is supposed to help you live longer. What is it? More...

Church News

Novena celebrated The Novena to Saint Anthony of Padua is celebrated at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. in Saint Rita’s Church and continues for nine consecutive weeks until the Feast of Saint Anthony in June. All are welcome. Rummage sales held More...

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