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May 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Day of Prayer will focus on importance of unity

The National Day of Prayer will be marked in Connellsville with a multi-church event at Lion’s Square.  Pastors from more than 10 churches will be participating in the event at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3.  More...

News

U.S. risks trade fight with Europe as sanctions delay expires

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration risks igniting a trade battle with Europe just as it’s preparing for tense trade talks in China this week.  More...

Sen. Rubio: Corporations aren’t investing tax cuts in jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio says big businesses aren’t investing much of their windfall from President Donald Trump’s tax cuts into their workers despite GOP promises during last year’s debate.  More...

Police news reported

Woman charged   Connellsville police charged a city woman on Monday with disorderly conduct after they said they saw her throwing items onto West Green Street and heard her yelling obscenities.  Stephanie Jean Sagan, 36, continued to yell a More...

Opinion

Cooperation is needed in Congress

(AP) –– U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, is again Wisconsin’s most cooperative member of Congress.  U.S. Rep. More...

Honor the Southern dead, not their cause

(AP) –– The soldiers of the Confederate rebellion deserve a decent burial. Their graves should be tended with care, and treated with the regard accorded the final resting spots of all human beings. More...

That’s the power of love

Rob describes himself as a “super pro-life guy.” After marrying Yalixa, he found himself learning about the two abortions she’d had. More...

Sports

Vikings too much for Falcons

Something had to give during Monday’s non-section softball game between Mt. Pleasant and visiting Connellsville. More...

Connellsville baseball team loses to Norwin

Jeff Sarnelli doubled twice and collected three RBIs, but the Connellsville baseball team gave up two runs in the bottom of the seventh and suffered a 7-6 loss to host Norwin in a Section 2-AAAAAA game on Monday.  Jarrod David doubled, singled a More...

Pirates fall to Nationals, 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tanner Roark pitched seven efficient innings and drove in his first run since 2016, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night. More...

New York man accused of deceptive business practices

A New York man who admitted last year in federal court to bilking clients out of more than $400,000 pulled a similar scheme on a Bullskin Township man in 2017 for nearly $14,500, authorities said.  More...

Local woman collects items to help cancer patients at St. Jude’s

Being in a hospital can be a boring and trying time, especially for younger children who need to keep active while staying hospitalized for long periods of time.  In her quest to keep these children active, Margo Covalesky came up with another i More...

Scottdale man charged with rape of child

A Scottdale man is charged with rape of a child and related crimes after police said he engaged in sexual acts with the child over approximately five years.  Dylan Chiaramonte, 25, was also charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse wit More...

Obituaries

Jeffrey Christner

Connellsville

Jeffrey “Jeff” Christner, 66, of Connellsville, passed away Monday morning, April 30, 2018, in AGHS West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Jeff was born Aug. More...

Dolly M. Rose

Indian Head

Dolly M. More...

Clara R. Martinosky Severi

Scottdale

Clara R. Martinosky Severi, 90, of Scottdale, passed away Sunday morning, April 29, 2018, in UPMC Magee Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh in the presence of her loving family.  She was born Jan. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Neither shall you steal.” (Deuteronomy 5:19 AKJV) Show respect for the possessions of others.   More...

Antibiotics may be option for patients with acute appendicitis

Dear Doctor: My older brother was experiencing abdominal pain and nausea, and when he went to his doctor, he was told he had a “hot” appendix. But instead of surgery, he was treated with antibiotics. Is this safe? More...

CCPS, Catholic churches sponsor grief support session

Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services and the Connellsville Catholic Churches will sponsor the next grief support session for those who have lost a loved one due to addiction will be held at 6 p.m. this evening at St. More...

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