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June 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Company receives $1 million to extend electrical coverage

Bullskin Stone & Lime, LLC received a $1 million dollar grant from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program to extend three-phase electrical coverage, but they need a non-profit entity to handle the funds. More...

News

Director: FBI determined not to repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing at More...

Trump directs Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’ as independent military service branch in space

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop More...

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson’s

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Opinion

Get deal done to let Dreamers stay here

(AP) –– Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin says the House of Representatives could vote as soon as this week on legislation protecting the “Dreamers,” who are immigrants brought to America illegally by their parents when they were More...

Celebrity suicides provide stark reminder emotional pain can strike anyone

(AP) –– Two much-admired celebrities took their lives this month, a stark reminder that emotional pain isn’t bound by class, fame or wealth. More...

‘Pro-Life’ label must be earned at the border

(AP) –– “President Trump has diligently and successfully gone about fulfilling his promises to the pro-life voters who worked so hard to elect him, and it has been a privilege to stand with him to defend the innocent unborn,” said Marjorie Dannenfels More...

Sports

Connellsville Legion blanks Carmichaels

It took nearly an entire game, but the bats for the Connellsville Legion baseball team finally woke up and were able to turn a close contest into a comfortable victory on Monday. More...

PIAA meets to discuss public-private school competition gap

HARRISBURG — The stage was set for fireworks, but in the end there was no show. More...

Pirates edge Brewers, 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams pitched one-hit ball over seven innings and two Pittsburgh Pirates relievers closed out a two-hitter in a 1-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. More...

Western Pa. Conservatory protects more land in county

About 205 acres have been added to State Game Lands 51 in Dunbar Township and Ohiopyle State Park in a measure to conserve forested ridges and headwater streams, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy said.  More...

Authority tables quotes for city hall accessibility

Three companies submitted price quotes for electrical work related to an accessibility project for the Connellsville City Hall, with a wide price discrepancy. More...

Obituaries

Richard Wilmer Burkholder Jr.

Mill Run

Richard “Rick” Wilmer Burkholder Jr., 51, of Mill Run passed away at his home on June 15, 2018 with his loving family by his side.  He was born March 31, 1967, in Mill Run a son of Elsie Henry Porter of Greensburg and the late Richar More...

Pamela S. Fuller

Woodbury

Pamela S. Fuller, 56, of Woodbury, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at UPMC Altoona following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Graft-Jacquillard Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., 303 Pittsburgh St. More...

Ingeborg E. Hall

Scottdale

Ingeborg E. Hall, 89, of Scottdale, passed away at 5:25 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live to him.” (Luke 20:38 AKJV)  There is eternal life after this one. Jesus is the way to that eternal life.   More...

Scientists identify metabolic process ties to inflammation

Dear Doctor: I read that scientists are close to being able to “turn off” inflammation. What does that mean? And isn’t that dangerous, since inflammation is a natural part of the immune system?  More...

Wednesday Walks continue with Brownsville visit

The Wednesday Walks will continue with a Brownsville walk tomorrow evening. Everyone should meet at the Market Street parking lot at 6:30 p.m. The schedule for the summer follows: June 27 – LaFayette Memorial Park Walk. More...

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