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October 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Vanderbilt marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Vanderbilt is marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month by decorating the town’s gazebo in pink. More...

News

Little firefighters have fun at YMCA Fall Festival

Connor Bell, 4, of Mt. Pleasant (left) and Levi Halfhill, 5, of Connellsville, explore the Scottdale fire truck during the YMCA Fall Festival. More...

APNewsBreak: U.S. eyes military bases for coal, gas exports

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. More...

California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, two major California utilities for the first time cut power to some customers amid high winds — and another power provider was considering similar action.  More...

Opinion

Don’t starve the IRS

(AP) –– A decade of cuts has led to critical deficits in the core functions of the IRS core and may be jeopardizing Americans’ data privacy.  There is a silent crisis brewing at the Internal Revenue Service, with Republicans lo More...

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Love, life and protest

There’s a scene in the new movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” that should launch candid conversations around the country.  More...

Sports

Falcons knock off Colonials, 3-0

Several times throughout the season, the Connellsville volleyball team has brought less than its best to matches scheduled on a Monday.  “I don’t know if it is a Monday thing or what,” Connellsville coach Sara Bruschi said foll More...

Connellsville boys soccer team defeats LH, 4-0

Gaven Wood found the back of the net three times to lead the Connellsville boys soccer team to a 4-0 victory over host Laurel Highlands in a non-section game on Monday. More...

Vikings blank Scotties, 3-0

A game between Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland is always intense, and it’s even more so when the teams are looking forward to postseason competition. More...

Donation helps replace Southmoreland sound system

Southmoreland homecoming and the upcoming senior night were in danger of occurring without any sound before the Southmoreland Area Midget Football Association (SAMFA) stepped in.  The stadium’s sound system had failed, Superintendent Vince More...

Hockey players to get own dek rink in city

It’s been at least 20 years since the tennis courts were removed at 12th Street Park, and there’s been street hockey happening there at least as long.  Soon, hockey players will have a home of their own as a dek hockey rink will be t More...

Scottdale council, fall festival committee reach new agreement

Over the past year, there was some question as to whether or not Scottdale Borough Council and the Scottdale Fall Festival had a true understanding of one another.  More...

Obituaries

Janet M. Goretsky

Connellsville

Janet Marie Goretsky, “The Polish Princess,” “G,” 64, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at West Penn Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Feb. More...

Anna R. Heck

Scottdale

Anna R. (Barkley) Heck, 91, of Scottdale, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Amber House, Mt. More...

Kathryn M. Ulery

Normalville

Kathryn M. Ulery, 98, of Normalville, formerly a longtime resident of Jones Mills, died Monday, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

If you have backyard soccer or volleyball nets set up for a little recreational activity, always be sure to take them down after the last match. It’s very easy for wild animals -- birds, deer, possums, snakes, etc. More...

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