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November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Woman accused of insurance fraud

A Star Junction woman filed an insurance claim for personal property after a fire destroyed a home where she did not live for more than 20 years, state investigators said.  Ann M. More...

Police news reported

City police to take part in program

Connellsville police will take part in an aggressive driver and buckle-up enforcement program this month.  The aim is to reduce the number of aggressive driving crashes, injuries and death on roadways.  Aggressive drivers will be stopped an More...

Man charged with strangulation

A woman accused a Uniontown man this week of choking her during an argument last month, then later threatening her, state police at Uniontown said.  Christopher Edward Durand Jr., 25, of 516 Bute Road, was arraigned on Tuesday on charges of felo More...

Opinion

14th Amendment should not be revised

(AP) –– Revising the 14th Amendment: Campaign tactic for the midterms or earnest policy? With this president and his preference for playing to crowds rather than studied governance, who can tell?  More...

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America at its best

Hours before Robert Bowers gunned down 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue, he wrote, “HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered. More...

Sports

Frazier falls to Corry in state tournament

When the Frazier volleyball team lost the WPIAL Class AA title match to North Catholic on Saturday, it was because the Trojans were simply a better team. Tuesday’s loss to Corry was much more frustrating for the Commodores.  More...

Capel a winner in debut as Pitt tops Youngstown State 69-53

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey McGowens scored 17 points, fellow freshman Xavier Johnson added 16 points, six assists and five rebounds and Pittsburgh opened the Jeff Capel era with a 69-53 victory over Youngstown State on Tuesday night.  More...

Roethlisberger skips practice, but expects to face Panthers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sat out practice on Tuesday to give his broken left index finger a rest but he is expected to play on Thursday night when Carolina visits Heinz Field.  Roethlisberger sai More...

Warner appears to win in 52nd

Incumbent state Rep. Ryan Warner appeared to win a third term in Harrisburg over his Democratic challenger in the race for the 52nd Legislative District Tuesday.  More...

Dowling apparent winner over Mahoney again in 51st District

The race for the 51st Legislative District pitted a firstterm incumbent against the man he defeated two years ago who previously had held the office for a decade.  More...

Obituaries

John W. Brush

Greensburg

John W. “Jack” Brush, 69, of Greensburg, peacefully passed away Monday morning, Nov. 5, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his loving family.  Jack was born in Mt. Pleasant on Sept. More...

Eva R. Duchek

Vanderbilt

Eva Ruth Roadman Duchek, 70, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at her home, while surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Feb. More...

Richard H. Galand

Dunbar

Richard H. “Rich” Galand, 75, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.  He was born March 21, 1943, in Dunbar, a son of the late Anthony and Phillamina (George) Galand.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Do you love corn on the cob? Believe it or not, one of the tastiest parts isn’t the kernels of corn, it’s the tough cob itself. The best way to use the corn cob is to make a sweet, milky, wonderfully delicious corn cob broth. More...

Lifestyles

Practicing good hygiene won’t disrupt oral microbiome

Dear Doctor: Our dad is a science geek, and his new obsession is the gut microbiome. But now he’s telling anyone who will listen that the mouth microbiome is just as important as the one in the gut. Is that really true? More...

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Hospital club meets   The Highlands Hospital Club will hold its monthly meeting at 1:15 p.m. today in the upstairs conference room. More...

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