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June 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CASD approves budget with no real estate tax increase

There will be no tax increase in the Connellsville Area School District this year, but that doesn’t mean one won’t be needed in the future.  More...

News

Scottdale man charged with rape of child held for trial

A Scottdale man charged with rape of a child and related crimes was held for trial this week.  Dylan Chiaramonte, 25, was also charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors More...

House GOP grill FBI, Justice leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing t More...

Police say camera shows woman lied about incident

Authorities used video from a police car to determine a Scottdale police officer did not punch a Mt. More...

Opinion

Torn apart families aren’t limited to border

(AP) –– The level of national outrage that pressured President Trump to end his policy of separating children from their parents at the border would suggest a society that values children and puts a premium on preserving families at any c More...

Shelter patrols are improvement

(AP) –– A constellation of circumstances can land a person on the streets and without a home. Sometimes untreated mental illness and substance abuse play a role. More...

If the diagnosis fits ...

Sociopaths live as permanent imposters. They function largely by imitating the behavior of others. Amoral and utterly lacking in normal emotional bonds, such individuals know right from wrong; they just don’t give a damn. More...

Sports

Rostraver tops MP in district finals

Being down by 12 runs isn’t the way any baseball team would want to start any game. However, that was the situation that the Rostraver 9-11 year-old All-Stars faced during Thursday’s District 9 championship game against host Mt. More...

NBC counts on Junior Nation to flock to NASCAR broadcast

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been pretty busy for a retired guy: Wife Amy gave birth to their first child, he hit the slopes in South Korea and raced scooters against Jimmy Fallon. More...

So long, Sid: Sheary eager to play in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — See ya, Sid. Hello, Jack Eichel. More...

Ex-coach sues Mt. Pleasant district

A former Mt. Pleasant Area School District basketball coach claims in a federal lawsuit filed this week that he was discriminated against when not rehired this year, in part because he reported alleged harassment by a school director. More...

City tables action on local tax resolution

Unlike some surrounding communities, Connellsville City Council failed to take action to oppose a state House resolution that would have the state handle earned income tax collection.  Council discussed the issue prior to tabling it.  More...

Obituaries

Linda S. Froble

Scottdale

Linda Sue Knipple Froble, 67, of Scottdale, died Saturday afternoon, June 23, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, in the presence of her loving family.  She was born July 2, 1950, in Scottdale, the daughter of the late and Wilbur G. More...

Florena P. Nicola

Connellsville

Florena P. Nicola, 85, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci   Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Robert J. Szepesi

Smock

Robert J. More...

Arts and Entertainment

‘Jurassic World’ sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut

NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs still rule the box office.  More...

Music Review: ‘Lost’ 1963 John Coltrane album a treasure

John Coltrane, “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album” (Impulse! Records/Verve Label Group)  More...

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for ‘Carpool Karaoke’

LONDON (AP) — It was a magical mystery tour as 76-yearold Beatles legend Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown of Liverpool during a “Carpool Karaoke “ segment on CBS’ “The Late Late Show.” Last Thur More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Then said they all, Are you then the Son of God? And he said to them, You say that I am.” (Luke 22:70 AKJV)  Jesus is the One and only Son of God. He alone is the way to eternal life.   More...

Burkitt lymphoma linked to various viral infections

Dear Doctor: Could you tell me about the causes, treatment and remission rates for Burkitt lymphoma?  More...

Mountain Area News

Indian Creek Baptist Church will host its annual homecoming picnic on Wednesday, July 4, in the church grove along Route 381 in Mill Run. A full day of fun and activities is planned. More...

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