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August 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Center completes $1.5 million expansion for dementia patients

The Greensburg Care Center has recently completed a $1.5 million expansion of its state-of-the-art Memory Impaired Unit (MIU) to better serve individuals who have Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and other progressive memory disorde More...

News

For McCain, a cross-country farewell from public, presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former presidents are expected to speak at Sen. More...

A life of courage, politics came down to one vote for McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career.  The fate of President Donald Trump’s long effort to repeal More...

Gentle humor was the lifeblood of playwright Neil Simon

NEW YORK (AP) — When master playwright Neil Simon accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2006, he was visibly nervous. But his gentle humor was evident.  More...

Opinion

Mueller’s probe is no longer witch hunt

(AP) –– From the start of the Russia investigation, President Trump has been working to discredit the work and the integrity of the special counsel, Robert Mueller; praising men who are blatant grifters, cons and crooks; insisting that he More...

Political Cartoon

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The pantsuit that cried wolf

If you’ve ever wondered how Russia became America’s most fearsome enemy, long after that country gave up Communism, gulags, forced starvations and mass murder (all of which liberals were cool with), the answer is: This crackpot idea came More...

Sports

Gators primed for big season

Rick Watkins has coached the Geibel volleyball team for a long time, and he knows a good thing when he sees it.  This season, Rick Watkins believes his team is the real deal as it looks to climb to the top of the mountain in Class A.  &ldqu More...

Steelers defense takes step forward in preseason tuneup

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The matchup was a mismatch. More...

Moustakas, Piña and Schoop lead Brewers past Pirates, 7-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Manny Piña each hit a two-run homer in the third inning, Jonathan Schoop went deep in the seventh and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4 on Sunday.  The Brewers rocked Chris Archer (4- More...

Mt. Pleasant fire chief seeking volunteers

With volunteer numbers dwindling across the state, the Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department is looking for help.  Between 1975 and 1980, Fire Chief Jerry Lucia said there were approximately 335,000 volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania. More...

Mt. Pleasant Jr.-Sr. High delays first day of school

Only a portion of Mt. More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Brosh

MT. PLEASANT

Thomas Edward “Tom” Brosh, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2018 at the Woodcrest Senior Living, Scottdale. He was born Aug. 6, 1929 in Mt. Pleasant Township, a son of the late Charles and Rose Beran Brosh.  More...

Margaret King

RUFFSDALE

Margaret “Betty” (Clark) King, 91 of Ruffsdale, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in TLC Personal Care Home, West Newton.  Betty was born in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Paul and Margaret (McIntire) Clark.  More...

Jimmy E. Hall

WEST NEWTON

Jimmy E. Hall, 68, of West Newton, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. He was born Oct. 12, 1949 in Kingsport, Tenn., a son of the late Walter and Ruth (Akers) Hall.  Prior to retirement he was employed for 35 years as a boilermaker. More...

Lifestyles

Antibiotics curb spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I am a 66-year-old female currently recovering from Rocky Mountain spotted fever. I was prescribed Vibramycin and Atarax. I stopped taking the Atarax after a few days because of the confusion that I was experiencing. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pre-K Counts spots open  Our Buddy’s Place Childcare, 1007 Kingview Road, Scottdale, has been awarded a Pre-K Counts classroom for fall 2018. More...

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