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September 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

U.S. hurricane, Asian typhoon hit at the same time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nature expresses its fury in sundry ways. Two deadly storms — Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut — roared ashore on the same day, half a world apart, but the way they spread devastation was as different as water and wind. More...

Broadway and West End star Marin Mazzie dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances in “Ragtime,” ‘‘Passion” and “Kiss Me, Kate,” has died following a three-year More...

Man charged with killing 2 Arizona girls who went missing

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man who is in jail has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday.  More...

Opinion

Free speech does have limits

(AP) –– There has been a lot of talk recently about what legal precedents are up for grabs and what is “settled law.”  More...

Political Cartoon

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Everyone’s attention turns to the dossier

I was minding my own business reading about Bob Woodward, the GREATEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER IN THE HISTORY OF OUR REPUBLIC (as he will be the first to tell you), and came across this bit of genius from his book.  More...

Sports

Connellsville native shines on world stage

This past month, Daniel Stafford found himself standing on top of the medal podium at the World Archery Master Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland. More...

Chiefs hold off Steelers, 42-37

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Mahomes tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes and the Kansas City Chiefs put on an impressive offensive display in a 42-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.  The 22-year-old Mahomes finished More...

Local soccer teams win

Anthony Panko, Seth Traynor and Luke Peperak each scored a goal as the Connellsville boys soccer team earned a 4-2 Section 3-AAAA victory over Plum on Saturday.  Gabe Kemp was in goal for the Falcons (5-2, 3-2).  More...

Mt. Pleasant woman celebrates 100th birthday at recent party

If she had her way, Anna Mae Gearhart would ride the bus on a daily basis to shop and dine out.  And now that the bus from Westmoreland Transit is going to be stopping practically right outside her door, the feisty lady may just do that and don& More...

Obituaries

Betty Jean Hatter

MT. PLEASANT

Betty Jean (Zylka) Hatter, 70, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Sunday Sept. 16, 2018 at Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born April 12, 1948 in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late John Stanley Sr. More...

William P. Ritenour

ACME

William P. Ritenour, 47 of Acme, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Excela Health Frick Hospital.  He was born Aug. 23, 1971 in Connellsville, a son of William G. More...

James J. Smith

BULLSKIN TOWNSHIP

James Joseph “JJ” Smith, 69, of Bullskin Township, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at home.  He was born Oct. 6, 1948, in Brackenridge, a son of the late Virgil G. and Mabel Anna (Mueller) Smith.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 6-6 Night: 6-8  Pick 3 Day: 5-9-5 Night: 2-2-6  Pick 4 Day: 0-4-1-9 Night: 9-6-7-0  Pick 5 Day: 2-1-0-9-2 Night: 8-2-8-9-3  Wild Day: 8 Night: 5   More...

Do Just One Thing

One of the most expensive items in your home is likely the HVAC system that keeps the inside of your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. More...

Lifestyles

ASK THE DOCTORS

Study examined how low muscle mass may be predictor of dementia

DEAR DOCTOR: I heard that for senior citizens, being overweight and losing muscle can be bad for your memory. Is this really true? I’m worried because my husband has pretty much taken a seat on the couch since he retired two years ago. More...

Church News

Rummage buildings open   The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday through October. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Library events listed   Dunbar Community Library is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas shopping spree. The winning number will be determined by the Pa. Lottery’s evening Pick 3 on Nov. More...

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