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May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mancuso hired as superintendent in Eastern York School District

Connellsville native Dr. Joseph W. More...

News

Trump remaking federal policy on women’s health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Step by methodical step, the Trump administration is remaking government policy on reproductive health — moving to limit access to birth control and abortion and bolstering abstinence-only sex education. More...

Where is Melania Trump?

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly three weeks out of sight, Melania Trump tried Wednesday to put to rest speculation about her health and even her whereabouts as she continues to recover from medical treatment for a kidney condition. More...

Connellsville man dies from accident injuries

A Connellsville man who had been injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this month died Monday.  Brandon J. More...

Opinion

IRS sends warning on tax loopholes

(AP) –– State legislators in Illinois, California and Connecticut are well advised to take notice of a recent warning from the Internal Revenue Service not to play games with the new federal tax law.  More...

Trump-Russia: The bank-shot probe

On May 22, a man named Evgeny Freidman, the owner of more than 800 taxi licenses in New York City, pleaded guilty to “failure to remit to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance $5 million in 50-cent (Metropolitan Transportation A More...

Boy, Girl Scouts need to unite, work together

(AP) –– These are complicated times for girls and boys, and the debate about changes in scouting –– as in, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts –– is an example. Both have been facing headwinds for decades. More...

Sports

Frazier falls in WPIAL title game

Looking for its second consecutive WPIAL Class 2A championship, the Frazier softball team had four golden chances to score during Wednesday’s title game against Laurel at Seton Hill University. More...

Pirates rookie Meadows making impact

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The “Wow” moment didn’t come when Austin Meadows received the news the Pittsburgh Pirates were calling him up to the majors.  More...

C’ville Legion cruises past Waynesburg

Cole Shearer crushed a two-run home run and notched three RBI as the Connellsville Legion baseball team coasted to a 13-1 win over host Waynesburg in six innings. Cade Warrick doubled, and Austin Petraglia collected three singles. More...

Historical society to highlight Scottdale stories

Scottdale has stories to tell, and the historical society wants to hear as many of them as possible.  A new program, Scottdale Stories, kicks off from 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

City man accused of assault

A Mt. More...

Scottdale Elks present grants for school safety

The Scottdale Elks presented two $1,000 grants Wednesday in the name of improved school safety.  Mike Garlowich, the lodge’s exalted ruler, and Karen Ritch, chaplain, traveled to Mt. More...

Obituaries

Brandon Brinker

Connellsville

Brandon Brinker, 36, of Connellsville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 28, 2018, as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born Oct. 12, 1981, in Mt. More...

Goldie M. Johnson

Mt. Pleasant

Goldie Marie Legas Johnson, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in the South Connellsville Personal Care Home, while surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. More...

Blake Painter, ‘Deadliest Catch’ skipper, found dead in home

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Blake Painter, an Oregon fisherman featured on the television series “The Deadliest Catch,” has died. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine?” (Luke 17:17 AKJV)  Be grateful. Don’t forget to offer thanks to God and others.   More...

Scientists still learning how fats are stored, metabolized

Dear Doctor: I hate dieting and have been putting off losing these last 12 pounds of baby weight. My husband says I should at least start exercising because it makes your fat healthier. Can this really be true?  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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