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June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. Wolf signs Stefano’s bill aimed at fighting community blight

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into law state Sen. Pat Stefano’s (R-32nd) bill aimed at helping local redevelopment authorities fight community blight, according to a press release issued Tuesday.  More...

News

Connellsville Area Senior High Class of 2018

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Agency seeks stolen tusk

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency wants its wooly mammoth tusk back. More...

Some fear changes to state laws as U.S. weighs pot medicine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. More...

Opinion

American holidays continue to evolve

(AP) –– There is a vogue in American holidays. Some stay in fashion, others fade. Some have their roots deep in the past, others are largely artificial constructs.  More...

On North Korea, Trump tried something

Reaction to President Trump’s summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has broken down along the usual Trumpanti Trump divisions.  The truth is, it will take a while before it’s clear whether the summit achieved anything or not. More...

Trade war could affect food prices

With the economy humming along, with unemployment low, with wages inching up here and there, with federal tax burdens declining, we also get rising gas prices, interest rates going up and, thanks to China’s announcement on Friday, a looming tra More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant Legion gets first win

It took 12 games, but the Mt. Pleasant Legion baseball team finally secured its first victory of the season, and it did so in thrilling fashion.  More...

Salary-cap increase makes for interesting NHL offseason

(AP) -- Thanks, Vegas.  More...

Brewers beat Bucs, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Freddy Peralta allowed two hits in six stellar innings, Jesus Aguilar hammered his 14th home run of the season and the Milwaukee Brewers cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Tuesday night. More...

Motion: Suit against city, others should continue

A woman who as a teen served as a confidential informant for imprisoned former Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese insists in court papers that the city, a former police chief and others should be liable for damages as part of her lawsuit.  More...

North Carolina man accused of assaulting girlfriend’s father

A North Carolina man has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend’s father in a North Union Township home in April.  Authorities were looking for Tyquan Sutton, 21, of Goldsboro, N.C.  Sutton struck Joseph Delano Lewis on April 14, 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 Richard More...

Lizabeth Ryan

Formerly of Connellsville

Lizabeth (Betsy) Love Ryan, of Bedford, New Hampshire, formerly of Connellsville passed from this life to glory on June 2, 2018.  She was born in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Dorothy Jean Kern and J. More...

Pamela S. Fuller

Woodbury

Pamela S. Fuller, 56, of Woodbury, Pa., died Sunday June 17, 2018, at UPMC Altoona, following an extended illness.  She was born November 1, 1961, in Greensburg a daughter of the late Cecil L. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.” (Proverbs 13:18 AKJV)  Are you teachable? There are dividends if you are.   More...

Scientists identify metabolic process tied 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...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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