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May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale Public Library to hold annual book sale

There is nothing better than soaking up some sun with a good book or relaxing in the shade with your favorite read, and the Scottdale Public Library is ready to help you stock up on all your favorites for the upcoming summer months. More...

News

Dunbar Eagle Riders to host run to benefit local veterans

The Dunbar Eagle Riders are making sure the little guys get help, too.  Saturday, they’ll host the third annual veterans’ run with proceeds benefitting the needs of local veterans.  More...

Autopsy report: Exploding vape pen killed man

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — An exploding vape pen hurled fragments into a Florida man’s head, killing him and starting a fire that burned most of his body, an autopsy report said. More...

Police news reported

Man critical   A Connellsville man was in critical condition in a Pittsburgh hospital Tuesday night after he lost control of his vehicle and struck another car, state police at Uniontown said.  Brandon J. More...

Opinion

Contributing to the fight against hunger

(AP) –– Though many of us may not realize the grave disparities that exist in our own communities, people struggle with hunger in every county and legislative district in Pennsylvania. More...

Do away with Pa. law shielding child molesters

(AP) –– Among the troubling findings in the sexual abuse case against a Catholic Diocese of Erie priest are indications that the two victims involved might not have been the only ones.  More...

U.S. itches for war in Middle East

WASHINGTON –– As I observe the results of President Trump’s pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, my thoughts inevitably go back to the days when it all began. More...

Sports

Falcons rally for playoff win

The Connellsville softball team was in a bit of trouble during the first two innings of Wednesday’s WPIAL Class 5A playoff game against Hampton. The Falcons played tentative, committed a few mistakes and fell behind 3-0 in their playoff opener. More...

Bucs beat Vikings, 12-5

The Mt. Pleasant baseball team played well for much of Wednesday’s WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game. More...

Bell’s single lifts Pirates over reeling White Sox, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell was in the unaccustomed role of pinch hitter when he stepped to the plate, getting a rare break from the starting lineup in a day game after a night game. He adjusted quite nicely. More...

Reschenthaler receives GOP nod; Saccone loses second bid for seat

The results haven’t been finalized, but for the second time in two months, it looks as though State Rep. Rick Saccone (R-39th) has lost his bid for a seat in Congress.  More...

Woman to spend up to 30 months in prison

A Brownsville woman will spend up to 30 months in state prison and pay nearly $13,000 in restitution in connection with a December 2016 incident when she drove her Jeep Cherokee at two Connellsville residents.  Fayette County Judge Joseph M. More...

Obituaries

Edward L. Artice

Scottdale

Edward L. “Ed” Artice, 68, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Ed was born Oct. More...

Randy W. Geyer

Connellsville

Randy W. Geyer, 62, of Connellsville, died unexpectedly Monday, May 14, 2018, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. Mr. Geyer was born April 4, 1956, in Connellsville, the son of the late William and Mary Jordan Geyer. He was a member of St. More...

Jeraldine T. Mazza

Vanderbilt

JeraldineTignanelli Mazza, 88, of Vanderbilt, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at home.  Jerrie, born Sept. 19, 1929, in Bunola, was known for her watchful eye. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.” (Psalms 73:17 AKJV)  Life comes into proper perspective when we go to the house of the Lord.   More...

Clear connection between exercise and well-being

Dear Doctor: Just how effective is exercise against depression? I read that stopping exercise worsens depression in as little as three days, so that seems pretty powerful. More...

Gas is costly; take the bus

Gas prices are getting higher, so how about riding the bus? Schedules can be gotten at the Scottdale Borough Building and the Scottdale Library. More...

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