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May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Real Santa Claus’ tells his story

Chuck Hubbell smiles as he tells the reporter not to mention the details of his book because he wants the little children to feel the magic of Santa Claus.  More...

News

What about those questions for Trump?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is angrily protesting a leaked list of questions the Justice Department’s special counsel wants to ask him, while at the same time contending the list shows anew there was no crime or collusion wit More...

Israel’s Mossad spy agency shrouded in mystery

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s seizure of Iran’s purported nuclear program archive and the dramatic display of the documents taken from a facility in the heart of Tehran marked a rare case of Israel going public about the operations of i More...

Brazil firemen lament failing to save man

SAO PAULO (AP) — They just needed 30 seconds more, a firefighter sergeant said. More...

Opinion

Republicans urged to vote for Saccone

Our 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan, coined the Eleventh Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” This advice is something the newly-formed shadow group “Conservatives for PA” should take to heart. More...

Let’s encourage youth to speak their minds

(AP) –– Students at several high schools in Indiana staged another walkout, this one on Friday to recognize the anniversary of the Columbine, Colo., school massacre 19 years ago and to call attention to the issues of school safety and gun More...

Is can’t prove 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

Geibel softball falls to Leechburg

Following a disappointing start to the season, the Geibel softball team managed to pick up a couple victories in a row and has clawed its way back into the playoff picture in Section 3-A.  However, after taking two steps forward with two section More...

Falcons topple Rams, 13-1

Brooke Miller singled three times, homered and knocked in four runs as the Connellsville softball team defeated host Ringgold, 13-1 in five innings in Section 2-AAAAA. More...

Penguins fall to Caps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their increasingly testy Eastern Conference semifinal series w More...

Woman accused of cutting man with knife

A Donora woman cut a Bullskin Township man’s hand during an attack inside his Rocky Ridge home last month and caused damage to possessions, state police at Uniontown said.  Ashley Amanda Lomax, 29, of 251 Meldon Ave., is charged with aggra More...

Youghness Monster shows off river while raising funds

There’s a monster of a race coming to the Youghiogheny this weekend.  The Youghness Monster, a 25-mile canoe and kayak race, kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday at Yough River Park, taking paddlers along the waterway to West Newton.  More...

Obituaries

Terri L. Daugherty

Formerly of Scottdale

Terri Lynn (Kuhns) Daugherty, 61, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Scottdale, wife of Donald Daugherty, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Robert B. More...

Dolly M. Rose

Indian Head

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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 bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Deuteronomy 5:20 AKJV)  Show respect for the reputation of others. Speak the truth.   More...

Dietary guidelines for treatment of MDS need more study

Dear Doctor: I am a 62-year-old woman diagnosed last year with a myelodysplastic syndrome. I have blood work done every three months, but my white count keeps dropping. Most days, I feel fine, but I retired from teaching because of fatigue. 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. Vendor show held More...

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