The Daily Courier articles are only available to current print and online subscribers.
Please click here to
subscribe.

October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Dowling, Mahoney battle over mailer

A cease-and-desist order has been sent to Democrat Tim Mahoney in his election battle with Rep. More...

Woman wants notes, audio/ video in officer-involved suit

A Perryopolis woman wants police officers’ notes as part of her suit in an officer-involved shooting that led to her husband’s death last year.  Maria Hoose, representing the estate of her husband, Garrett Hoose, 47, sued borough pol More...

News

Women can survive breast cancer if it’s treated early

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women.  Laura L. Locke, director of Imaging and Cardio-Pulmonary Services at Highlands Hospital, said about one in eight women born today in the U.S. More...

3D mammography can provide early detection of breast cancer

The American Cancer Society recommends starting baseline mammograms at age 40, and Uniontown Hospital has some of the newest technology to do so.  “Early detection is a must,” said Christy Hayes, operations manager at Uniontown Hospi More...

Obituary for woman with addiction inspires donations

MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

Opinion

DJ’s don’t deserve advantage in seeking re-election in Pa.

(AP) –– Pennsylvania lawmakers were wrong in approving a bill giving incumbent district judges an unfair advantage when seeking re-election.  As with challengers, an incumbent should be required to collect voter signatures on petitio More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Modernization’ comes to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON –– On my first visit to the then-closed and mysterious desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1974, I soon came up against the confused psyche of many modern Saudis, and I recognized the tormenting question of modernization in socie More...

Sports

Thomas looking for team to finish strong

On Friday night, the Connellsville football team will play one of the top teams in the WPIAL and the entire state when Gateway makes the trek south to Connellsville Stadium.  It will no doubt be an extremely tough test for the Falcons, but Conne More...

Rams too much for Falcons, 6-0

The Connellsville girls soccer team will compete in the WPIAL playoffs on Saturday, and the Falcons got a good warm-up test on Wednesday at home in their regular season finale against Pine-Richland.  Despite some very strong goaltending from Mad More...

WPIAL releases playoff boys and girls soccer pairings

The WPIAL released its playoff boys and girls playoff soccer pairings on Wednesday afternoon.  Girls teams will begin the postseason on Saturday and boys squads will start the playoffs on Monday.  More...

Jacobs shares passion for helping cancer survivors

Dickerson Run native Nick Jacobs, a consultant with SunStone Management Resources who is affiliated with Highlands Hospital, shared his story and his passion for breast cancer awareness at a recent event.  The event co-sponsored by Wesley Church More...

Penn Hills forfeits volleyball game with CAHS in wake of armed guards at games

A volleyball game between Penn Hills and Connellsville that had been postponed in the wake of a WPIAL investigation in September won’t be played at all after Penn Hills forfeited Wednesday ahead of the game.  More...

Connellsville residents vote on comprehensive plan priorities

It’s been a decade of changes in Connellsville and officials are looking forward to the next 10 years as the new comprehensive plan is put together.  Wednesday evening’s Downtown Connellsville Fall Mixer set a spotlight on what&rsquo More...

Obituaries

Mary L. Geyer

Scottdale

Mary Louise Geyer, 89, of Scottdale, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at her residence, with her loving family at her bedside.  Mary Louise was born Nov. 6, 1928, in East Huntingdon Township, a daughter of the late Raymond J. More...

Patricia James

Formerly of Connellsville

Patricia James, 80, of East Pittsburgh, formerly of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 16.  Patty was born May 11, 1938, in Connellsville, a daughter of Richard H. and Mildred (Weihe) Miller.  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

SUDOKU

Full Story

Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

We’ve often heard about ditching body wash in plastic bottles for more eco-friendly (and often gentler) bar soaps that can do the job without the waste. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   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...

Click here for digital edition
2018-10-18 digital edition