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October 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Correction

The Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month, though in November it will meet a week later.  Incorrect information was included in a story that was published in Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Courier. More...

Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians, traffic study says

Trick-or-treaters beware: Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians and children face the greatest danger.  Research published Tuesday found a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on other nights near that date.  More...

Former NFL player Lindon Crow dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindon Crow, the former NFL defensive back who had an interception in the 1958 sudden death NFL championship dubbed “the greatest game ever played,” has died. More...

Opinion

This is not what America is supposed to be

(AP) –– The latest spate of hate-fueled attacks has left many Americans with the same sinking feeling: This is not what America is supposed to be.  We don’t want an America in which people have to arm themselves at houses of wo More...

Political Cartoon

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A day of reckoning for Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels and a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, jumped into the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation battle on the afternoon of Sept. 23.  More...

Sports

Connellsville falls to Ringgold in shootout

The last time the Ringgold hockey team played Connellsville, the Rams earned an overtime victory. More...

Column: Truex out to prove lame-duck team can win a title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Maybe Martin Truex Jr. is the driver to root for through the rest of the NASCAR playoffs after his last-lap loss to Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway.  More...

Eberle’s 2 goals lead Islanders over Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored twice in the second period to help the New York Islanders pull away from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 6-3 victory Tuesday night.  More...

Dunbar man gets intermediate punishment in fatal crash case

A Dunbar Township man was sentenced on Tuesday to serve five years on intermediate punishment in connection with the death of a classmate in a crash in 2013.  Judge Steve Leskinen ordered Ethan Stewart Kenney, 23, to spend 18 months of that time More...

City woman sentenced to 3-6 years in prison

A Connellsville woman was sentenced on Tuesday to serve up to six years in state prison in connection with the death of her mother in 2015.  More...

A spooky night

New Haven Hose Company hosts Connellsville’s 110th Halloween parade

For the past 110 years, the New Haven Hose Company has been hosting the Connellsville Halloween parade and the weather Tuesday night was perfect for the event.  More...

Obituaries

Phyllis L. Cunningham

Scottdale

Phyllis L. Shandorf Cunningham, 90, of Scottdale, East Huntingdon Township, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. More...

Gloria Gasbarro

Connellsville

Gloria (Prestia) Gasbarro, 89, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born July 12, 1929, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Ross X. More...

Victor E. Szymanski

Scottdale

Victor E. Szymanski, 83, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 28, 2018.  He was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Bales of straw are a desirable ground cover, mulch or soil amendment for many gardeners, but they can be expensive to purchase during the warmer months. Wait until Nov. 1 to get the best deal on bales of straw. The reason? More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Studies offer insights into how mental outlook, personality traits affect aging

Dear Doctor: Just how much of a role do personality traits have in determining how long someone will live? Recent news reports have suggested that they’re important, but the explanation didn’t really make that much sense to me.  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Yoga offered   More...

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