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Police accuse woman of using gun to strike man

A woman used a rifle to strike a man on his back and head while he shielded a child from a possible assault, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

News

Senate panel approves Stefano bill to protect agencies, businesses

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Lisa Boscola (D- 18) that would allow governments, organizations and businesses to collect restitution if they’re victims of a More...

F.C. Home Show returns this weekend to fairgrounds

The annual Fayette County Home Show returns Friday through Sunday at the Fayette County Fairgrounds. The indoor/outdoor event features three days of the exhibits, seminars, demonstrations, how-to clinics and vendors. More...

Toronto van attack throws spotlight on rage, misogyny

TORONTO (AP) — The deadly van rampage in Toronto is training attention on an online world of sexual loneliness, rage and misogyny after the suspect invoked an uprising by “involuntary celibates” and gave a shoutout to a California k More...

Opinion

Pa. campaign finance bills need reformed

(AP) –– Late last month, Gov. More...

First lady of the greatest generation

WASHINGTON –– Of all the tributes to Barbara Bush, the encomium that touched this American heart the deepest was from historian Jon Meacham: “She was the first lady of the Greatest Generation.” More...

Quirk in Pa. restitution law protects embezzlers

(AP) –– What would $832,000 buy for the taxpayers of Bethlehem Township?  How would the First Presbyterian Church of Easton use a $362,000 infusion of cash?  More...

Sports

Burnsworth to play for Roaring Lions

Dae-Lin Burnsworth is like many high students in that she greatly anticipates attending college. Sometimes the choice to attend college involves a long journey from home. However, that won’t be the case for Burnsworth. More...

Same series, different year: Penguins-Capitals meet again

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Like tourists flocking to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom, the Pittsburgh Penguins making a trip to Washington in the playoffs has become a rite of spring. More...

Pitt hoping to renew football series with Penn State

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh athletic director Heather Lyke doesn’t want the 100th football game between the Panthers and Penn State to be the last.  Lyke said Wednesday that Pitt has sent the Nittany Lions a contract that would rene More...

Southmoreland budget shows $2.4 million deficit

The first draft of the Southmoreland School District’s 2018-19 budget includes a $2.4 million deficit. More...

F.C. Prison Board fires corrections officer

Fayette County Prison Board on Wednesday fired a corrections officer who is charged with passing prescription medication to an inmate in the county lockup. More...

Authority seeks policy for excessive water bills

With some water bills reaching into the thousands of dollars, the North Fayette Municipal Authority has decided to form a committee to set policy for adjusting random high bills.  “We discussed this last month. More...

Obituaries

Edward G. Bryner

Uniontown

Edward G. Bryner, 76, of Uniontown, formerly of Connellsville and Dunbar, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Uniontown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born Nov. 8, 1941, in Dunbar, the son of the late Walter P. More...

Louise N. Hamilton

Formerly of Dunbar

Louise Neighbors Hamilton, 93, of Willoughby, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Lake West Hospital surrounded by family. Louise was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Dunbar, a daughter of Joseph and Elsie Foreman Neighbors, one of seven children. More...

Jerry Hann

Formerly of Connellsville

Jerry Hann, 89, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  He was born Oct. 26, 1928, in Connellsville, a son of the late Eugene and Izella (Bosley) Hann.  Jerry was a retired engineer for U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.” (Deuteronomy 5:11 AKJV)  God is holy. His name is holy. Treat the Lord with respect.   More...

Fecal transplants not always prescribed for C. diff infections

Dear Doctor: A colleague just returned from a long hospital stay, where he battled a C. diff infection. He had asked for a fecal transplant but was refused. Will these ever become the standard of care? More...

Coal and Coke bike ride upcoming

A group bike ride sponsored by the Jacobs Creek Watershed Association will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, on the Coal and Coke Trail.  • Vytex Window is looking for window installers, and they offer a $3,000 sign-on bonus. More...

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