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June 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Taking a ride at the Scottdale Firemen’s Fair

Dakota Martin, 5, of Perryopolis enjoys rides at the Scottdale Firemens Fair.   More...

U.S. says bullying policy cannot be enforced

WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Michigan policies prohibiting harassment and bullying on campus are unconstitutional and cannot be enforced, the Justice Department said Monday in siding with a free-speech group that has challenged the school in More...

Diabetes triathlon set for June 15-16

Mt Pleasant Area High School campus will be the setting for the third Tri-N’ 2 Beat T1 Diabetes triathlon June 15-16. More...

Opinion

Why did so many die in Puerto Rico after Maria

(AP) –– Why did so many die in Puerto Rico after Maria?  Natural disasters are just that, acts of nature. More...

I have a dream ... about gay wedding cakes

(AP) –– The Supreme Court’s recent decision on whether a Christian baker can be forced to make a wedding cake for a gay marriage (no) arriving on the same day that Bill Clinton reared his syphilitic head on NBC’s “Today& More...

Trump’s trade wars will hurt economy

(AP) –– Trump’s trade wars will hurt Wisconsin’s economy, consumers and even our beer, dairy products, boats, cranberries and even Harley-Davidson motorcycles.  President Donald Trump’s trade wars with some of Ameri More...

Sports

Vikings come up short in PIAA semifinals

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Scotties fall to Mounties in state semis

Southmoreland has been one of the hottest teams in this year’s softball playoffs, but the Scotties were cooled off just one victory shy of reaching the state championship game. More...

Bowyer wins rain-shortened race at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Clint Bowyer raced to his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season when Sunday’s event at Michigan was called early because of rain.  More...

Uniontown mom put on ARD

Police: Her son threatened to shoot classmates

The mother of a Uniontown Area School District student who was charged with threatening to kill classmates earlier this year was put on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program on Monday.  Lenora Ann Hendrix, 46, of Farmington, a More...

Scottdale Public Library offers summer reading program to kids

Shaping and developing a young mind consists of many different facets, and the Scottdale Public Library has vowed to tackle many of the different areas for youth. More...

KidsFest draws hundreds to Murphy Hall in city

Hundreds of children, parents and grandparents filled Murphy Hall and the parking lot Monday for the 12th annual Connellsville Lions Club KidsFest and Bud Murphy’s.  “We come every year. More...

Obituaries

Herbert F. Chearney

Mt. Pleasant

Herbert F. Chearney, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Westmoreland Manor.  He was born July 26, 1935, in Acme, a son of the late Rudolph and Beulah Snyder Chearney.  More...

Dylan M. Knopsnider

Connellsville

Dylan M. Knopsnider, 21, of Connellsville, died as the result of a swimming accident.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Robert Rainey

Connellsville

Robert “Bob” Rainey, 60, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at home.  He was born Sept. 11, 1957, in Irwin, a son of the late Robert F. and Lola May (Mc- Namara) Rainey.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have go More...

Toddler’s remarkable story highlights hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Dear Doctor: How did oxygen therapy help the brain of that toddler who almost drowned a few years ago? Has the child completely recovered from her near-death experience?   More...

Carnegie Free Library announces clubs, summer activities

Creative Crafters’ Club will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. today and every Tuesday at the Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville. Knitting and Crocheting Club will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. Fridays. Both clubs are open to all.  More...

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