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October 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she’s being recognized with the Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy.  More...

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

SNELLVILLE, Ga. More...

Richard Violette Jr., horse trainer and advocate, dies at 65

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Violette Jr., a thoroughbred trainer who advocated tirelessly on behalf of racetrack backstretch workers and improved care for retired racehorses, has died. More...

Opinion

Americans can end gaslighting on Election Day

(AP) –– In the course of a month, President Donald Trump has gone from calling Christine Blasey Ford a “credible” witness against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to mocking her testimony to calling it a “hoax” to saying the discussion is over b More...

Political Cartoon

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Fake news autopsy

Whenever Donald Trump talks about fake news, there are howls of indignation from the establishment media. More...

Sports

Soccer teams prep for postseason

It’s going to be a busy night for local boys soccer teams, as Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland all hit the field for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.  More...

Austin wins playoff opener after closing 69

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Connellsville girls fall in close playoff battle

The Connellsville girls soccer team took an early lead into halftime at Saturday’s WPIAL Class AAAA firstround playoff game, but host Mt. Lebanon came back with a pair of goals late in the second half to advance with a 2-1 win.  More...

Southmoreland works to adopt early budget

Southmoreland School Board has taken the first step in a process toward possibly having a preliminary budget as early as January or February.  School directors voted to approve early phase planning for the 2019-20 spending plan. More...

Fall-like temperatures affect Bullskin Heritage Days event

Fall temperatures kept attendance at a minimum during this year’s 20th annual Bullskin Heritage Days held on the grounds of the Mount Vernon Iron Furnace.  The two-day event was sponsored by the Bullskin Township Historical Society. More...

Obituaries

Virginia L. King

MT. PLEASANT

Virginia L. King, 80, of Mt. Pleasant, went to rest Friday, Oct. More...

Alice V. Guariglia

SCOTTDALE

Alice V. McCord Guariglia, 85, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Oct. 19, 2018, at home.  Alice was born in Barbour County, Philippi, W.Va., a daughter of the late Walter and Alta Wilfong McCord. She was a member of St. More...

Violet P. Ulery

FORMERLY OF WOODDALE

Violet P. (Nichelson) Ulery, 95, formerly of Wooddale (Bullskin Township), passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mt. Pleasant. Violet was born April 22, 1923 in Clinton, a daughter of the late George E. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

Today is Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2018. In 1746, Princeton University was first chartered as the College of New Jersey. More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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Lifestyles

Lates study adds to increasing data on benefits of coffee

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I’m only 22 and already I’ve gotten whiplash from all the studies about coffee. First it’s bad for you, then it’s good. Then, oops, no –– it’s actually bad. 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...

Church News

Albright events listed  Albright United Methodist Church, 1626 S. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, will hold a Bible study at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday. Everyone is welcome.  - The 55+ luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

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