September 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

AFA holds fun carnival-themed event for fundraiser

Chris and Jennifer Buchheit of Unity Township on Saturday took their daughter and two dogs to the dog park at Twin Lakes Park in Hempfield and saw something that looked like fun going on around Pavilion 10. More...

General News

Authorities: 13-month-old girl run over by tractor, dies

LADY’S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A 13-month-old girl has died after authorities say she was run over by a tractor in South Carolina. More...

UVM junior from Tennessee dies in rock-climbing fall

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a college student from Tennessee has died in a rock-climbing accident in Vermont. More...

Trump hypes mock video of golf ball striking Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a swing at Hillary Clinton, President Donald Trump retweeted a mock video that shows him smacking a golf ball that — in the next frame — seemingly strikes her in the back before she stumbles and falls down w More...

Sports

’Cats, Trojans fall in boys’ soccer

two goals within the first 15 minutes of the game. More...

Bearcats hang on to beat Geneva in PAC opener

The St. Vincent College football team survived a last-second endzone pass, holding on for a 31-27 victory on the road against Geneva in both teams’ Presidents’ Athletic Conference opener on Saturday. More...

Steelers honor former president, chairman with win against Vikings

PITTSBURGH — This one was for Mr. Rooney. The Pittsburgh Steelers endured an emotional day, their first regular-season home game without Dan Rooney, the team’s longtime president and chairman who passed away in April at age 84. More...

Entertainment

Stephen Colbert: A smooth Emmy host while roughing up Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — If President Donald Trump’s ears have been burning thanks to latenight TV, especially “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” they must have positively sizzled Sunday as Colbert hosted the Emmy Awards. More...

‘It’ stomps ‘Mother’ with $60M in its second week

NEW YORK (AP) — The Stephen King adaption “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious genre-bending psychological thriller “m More...

Bob Newhart gets TV marathon; ‘Big Bang Theory’ ahead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In his trademark low-key way, Bob Newhart says he’s pleased that his 1970s sitcom about a psychologist and his quirky patients and pals will mark its 45th anniversary with a TV marathon. More...

Stynchula fountain dedicated

The late Mary Stynchula’s family gathers around the fountain, including: Karen Kazowsky, Bernadette Carbone, Mary’s husband Fred Stynchula, Paula Dorko, (back row) Jim Stynchula, Fred Sty More...

SVC Series on Aging returns Sept. 20

Maureen Ceidro, bereavement counselor for Excela Health Home Care and Hospice, and Sandi Labuda, medical social worker at Excela, will be the first speakers in St. Vincent College’s fall Series on Aging and Spirituality at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Local & State News

Cops: Bystander follows suspects’ vehicle after 3 shot

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a bystander followed a vehicle with three men suspected of shooting a 4- year-old girl in the head and wounding two adults.  More...

Youngstown VFD issues August call report

The Youngstown Volunteer Fire Department responded to 50 requests for assistance in August.  More...

Pennsylvania authorities try to ID dead man in hospital garb

BIRDSBORO, Pa. More...

World News

Walker to sign $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign into law a $3 billion incentive package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group.  More...

White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders.  The event has been trimmed to a two-day summit — furthering aggr More...

Bob Dole officially awarded the Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas has officially been awarded one of the highest civilian honors bestowed in the U.S.  President Donald Trump on Friday signed a bill awarding Dole the Congressional Gold Medal.  More...

Health

Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. More...

Surgical option for acid reflux now available at Jefferson Hospital

People from the Pittsburgh region suffering from a common digestive disorder now have a groundbreaking minimally invasive treatment option available to them closer to home.  More...

Doctor who wrote ‘The Care & Keeping of You’ offers boy book

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention boys: You will grow taller, sprout hair, sweat more, develop muscles, fight breakouts, acquire deeper voices and experience changes to your private parts. And those are just the basics!  More...

Lifestyles

Musical murder mystery to open Tuesday at Mountain Playhouse

There will be killer laughs when the Mountain Playhouse presents the fifth show of its 78th season, “Murder for Two” playing Tuesday, Sept. 19, to Sunday, Oct. 1. More...

Events of Area Interest

St. Rose Seniors to dine Sept. 21  More...

Cooking on Deadline

Spicy Braised Radicchio, Red Cabbage for Rosh Hashana

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooking on Deadline features fast, weeknight-friendly meals that are big on flavor, but not on labor. Rosh Hashana 2017 will begin at sundown Wednesday, Sept. 20, and end at nightfall Friday, Sept. 22.   More...

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