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May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Perry Twp. supervisors want road repaired

The Perry Township supervisors want damage to Memorial Drive repaired by the company that opened the road last fall.  During Tuesday’s meeting, Supervisor A.J. Boni said the road had been opened by Columbia Gas in October. More...

News

Zuckerberg pledges to ‘keep building’ in no-apology address

SAN JOSE, Calif. More...

Pill expiration dates can have wiggle room if stored right

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Just how firm are expiration dates on bottles of allergy or pain pills? Probably not as crucial as the “Best By” date on milk cartons. More...

Iowa lawmakers approve banning abortions at ‘fetal heartbeat’

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican legislators sent Iowa’s governor a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, propelling the state overnight to the fron More...

Opinion

Putting children on path to education is good for them and Pa.

(AP) –– For most students and their families, it’s not just a matter of which college offers the best education, or where the college is located, or which has the most beautiful or well-appointed campus. More...

Trump deserves due credit in Korean

WASHINGTON –– At the height of the excitement last week over the real possibility of transformation on the Korean peninsula, a colleague of mine –– a man well-informed but inflamed with dislike for Donald Trump –– More...

Don’t build more red tap into LERTA

(AP) –– Mayor Joe Schember has made an early priority of expanding a tax break program for new construction in the city. More...

Sports

Spartans top Falcons to win section

No matter what the standings say, it seems that when the Connellsville and Hempfield baseball teams get together, the games are usually tight with one or two plays swinging the outcome one way or the other. More...

Scotties rough up Cougars

Charity Henderson homered, doubled, singled and collected five RBIs and Lexi Klatt singled twice, homered and drove in four RBIs as the Southmoreland softball team defeated visiting Charleroi, 20-5 in a Section 3-AAA game on Wednesday. More...

Steelers place LB Ryan Shazier on IR, ending 2018 season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed linebacker Ryan Shazier on injured reserve for the 2018 season to give him more time to recover from spinal stabilization surgery.  The team made the move on Wednesday, which will open More...

Ex-funeral director charged with more offenses

Authorities claim total of $528,770 stolen from clients

Authorities on Wednesday filed more criminal charges against a former Uniontown funeral director, after more than 30 new alleged victims came forward since Stephen Kezmarsky III was first charged in January.  Kezmarsky, 50, waived his right to a More...

Dawson joins ranks of Purple Heart towns

Dawson has become the first borough and the third municipality in the state of Pennsylvania to become a Purple Heart Community. More...

Obituaries

Terri L. Daugherty

Formerly of Scottdale

Terri Lynn (Kuhns) Daugherty, 61, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Scottdale, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018, at her residence.  Terri was born Aug. 19, 1956, in Mt. More...

Nancy A. Dean

Dunbar

Nancy Ann Murray Dean, 76, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, surrounded by her family.  She was born May 18, 1941, in Rogers Mill, the daughter of Earl Murray and Levada Grimm Murray.  She worked as a clerk More...

Dolly M. Rose

Indian Head

Dolly M. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Neither shall you desire your neighbor’s wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor’s house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is your neighbor’s.” (Deuteronomy 5:2 More...

Metabolic syndrome more prevalent among older adults

Dear Doctor: My doctor says I’m on the verge of being diagnosed with something called “metabolic syndrome.” Is it serious? Can I get rid of it?  More...

Church Briefs

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. Calvin lists events More...

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