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May 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CACTC students host benefit dinner for teacher

Dana Smith, a senior culinary arts student at Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center, said the school is like a family.  So when culinary arts teacher Rich Rosensteel lost both his son, Dylan, 22, in January followed by his wife, Karen, More...

News

Few teeth in Trump’s prescription to reduce drug prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s long-promised plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled Friday, would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder.” Instead he focuses o More...

Giuliani: Don’t expect interview decision soon

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his lawyers likely won’t decide whether he will answer questions from Russia probe investigators until after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, according to the president More...

NRA sues Gov. Cuomo over what it calls blacklisting

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit Friday against New York Gov. More...

Opinion

Letter carriers are fighting hunger throughout U.S.

(AP) – The statistics on hunger in America are staggering. Here are just a few.  More than 43 million or 1 in 7 Americans is food insecure, meaning they live at risk of hunger and of not knowing where the next meal is coming from.  More...

The presidential predecessor precedent

For decades American presidents have carefully planned their public utterances. Donald J. Trump’s improvisational, even impulsive, style has changed that paradigm. More...

Is the age of political polling dead?

(AP) – Not if one considers the record number of surveys being disseminated to the public. More...

Sports

CAHS’s Moorhead chooses Mercyhurst

For Josey Moorhead, softball is more than just a game. The Connellsville senior has enjoyed the sport for most of her life. In fact, it’s fair to say that softball is one of her passions.  More...

Rudolph: In Pittsburgh to learn, not ‘bother’ Roethlisberger

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph started wearing the No. 2 while playing high school football in South Carolina. More...

Vikings, Mustangs learn playoff pairings

The Mt. Pleasant and Laurel Highlands baseball teams have learned their respective opponents and schedules for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.  More...

Train Day offers free admission to seven displays

Model trains capture historic time periods and a sense of adventure, taking viewers on virtual tours of places like Cass, W.Va., and scenes around southwestern Pennsylvania, including Connellsville.  Today is Train Day, with free admission to se More...

Renewable energy next economic driver for region, candidates say

Alternative energy and its impact on the 14th Congressional District were among the topics discussed by the four Democratic candidates for the seat which covers Fayette, Westmoreland, Washington and Greene counties.  More...

Perryopolis starts process to enact tax credits for volunteer firefighters

Last year, Perry Township supervisors enacted Ordinance No. More...

Obituaries

Albert H. Caruso

Dunbar

Albert “Cutty” Henry Caruso, 98, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in the VA Hospital, Aspinwall.  He was born Aug. 20, 1919, in Dunbar, the son of Dominic Caruso and Rosina P. More...

Martha P. Gaiter

Connellsville

Martha Pauline Gaiter, 101, was called home on May 6, 2018.  She was born on Oct. 12, 1916, in Fairchance, to the late Lee Thomas Graves and Callie Yours Graves.  Friends will be received from 10-11 a.m. More...

Longtime AP journalist Carl Craft dies at 79

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carl C. Craft, a retired Associated Press reporter and editor who covered government and politics in Washington for more than two decades, died recently after suffering head injuries in a fall. He was 79. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For whoever will save his life shall lose it: but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.” (Luke 9:24 AKJV)  Real life is found when we find it in Jesus.   More...

Patients should be told of the risks associated with apitherapy

Dear Doctor: What on earth is bee-sting therapy -- and what is it supposed to do? I ask because apparently someone died after having 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. More...

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