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September 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Communication, tech work hand in hand for Scottdale council

Scottdale Borough Council has had a different look this year.  Former council president Bud Santimyer lost his reelection bid to newcomer Mary Robson, and former councilman Troy Soberdash resigned last fall, leaving Janeen Osselborn to fill his More...

News

Fall brings new programming to YMCA

The fall season is rapidly approaching and that means there will be even more available in the coming days at the YMCA of Laurel Highlands, 490 Bessemer Road, Mt. More...

Paul Taylor, giant of modern dance, dead at 88 in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Taylor, a towering figure in American modern dance who, in a career that spanned more than six decades, created a vast body of work that reflected both the giddy highs and the depraved lows of the human condition, has died. More...

Prosecutor who helped clear Duke lacrosse players has died

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state prosecutor who helped exonerate three former Duke lacrosse players after they were accused of sexual assault has died.  James Coman died Thursday from heart disease at a hospice in Raleigh, North Carolina. More...

Opinion

Lamentations and lessons

In the Book of Lamentations, written about the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 587 B.C., you can find heartbreaking descriptions of loss and grief, betrayal and absolute despair. More...

Political Cartoon

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Hall monitor nation

Apart from building the wall, President Trump’s most important act as president so far was his attack on internet censorship this week.  The left controls all the cultural institutions -- the establishment media, corporate America, Hollywo More...

Sports

MP girls tennis team starting fast

There was one big question mark facing the Mt. Pleasant girls tennis team as it prepared to begin the 2018 season. More...

Connellsville soccer teams shine in season-opening tourneys

The Connellsville boys and girls soccer teams each got off to an excellent start to the season over the holiday weekend.  Boys soccer  More...

Viking golfers not satisfied

The Mt. Pleasant boys golf team enjoyed a pretty decent season in 2017, finishing 8-4 and placing third in the section. More...

Caring Closet meets middle school needs

Racks of clothing and shelves of kid-friendly, nonperishable foods fill what used to be a fitness equipment supply closet at Connellsville Area Middle School.  It is now the Caring Closet, a place where students can get shoes, jackets, pants or More...

Heat concerns lead to early dismissals for Mt. Pleasant Area elementary schools

School is in session, but summer isn’t over yet.  Temperature and humidity this week are forecasted to combine for a heat index in the upper 90s, and Mt. More...

Obituaries

Angeline Zaffina Blackburn

Scottdale

Angeline Zaffina Blackburn, 91, of Scottdale (Kingview), passed away peacefully Sunday morning, September 2, 2018, in the caring presence of her loving family.  Angie was born in Scottdale, February 25, 1927, a daughter to the late Francesco (Fr More...

Leo W. Jaworski

Mt. Pleasant

Leo Walter Jaworski, age 92, of Mount Pleasant, Pa., died Saturday, September 1, 2018 in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mount Pleasant, Pa.  More...

Mark A. Williams Jr.

Connellsville

Mark A. Williams, Jr., 31 of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday September 1, 2018. He was born May 27, 1987 in Mount Pleasant, a son of Mark A. Williams, Sr. (Brenda) and Sharon Rega Stewart (Carl), both of Mount Pleasant.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 7-1 Night: 2-7  Pick 3 Day: 5-7-1 Night: 0-2-5  Pick 4 Day: 0-8-5-7 Night: 0-8-8-6  Pick 5 Day: 0-4-5-7-6 Night: 1-8-1-5-3  Wild Day: 8 Night: 6   More...

Do Just One Thing

Houseplants must have enough sunlight to thrive. But how can you tell if they are getting too much or too little light? The answer is simple: Let the plants tell you. More...

Lifestyles

Study reveals probiotics may slow osteoporosis

Dear Doctor: I’m 55 years old and am going through menopause. My grandmother had osteoporosis and so does my mother, so I’m worried. My dad read that probiotics can help, which sounds a little nutty. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pre-K Counts spots open  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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