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March 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regrouping after a rocky few weeks, the White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn’t consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may turn to Democrats to help him overhaul the system afte More...

Dye announces candidacy for F.C. Recorder of Deeds

Tim Dye of Uniontown has announced that he is running for Fayette County Recorder of Deeds and will seek the Democratic nomination in the May primary election.  In a recent press release, Dye called himself “a family man who serves his chu More...

Biery guest speaker at Connellsville Rotary

Kent Biery, executive director of a summer camp in Boswell, Pa., talked about the Somerset Country program recently when he was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Connellsville.  Bier presented a program about “Summer’s Best Two More...

Arts and Entertainment

Tv’s Best Bets

NCIS 8 p.m.  More...

Mom Visiting Dad In Mexico Should Leave Baby At Home

Dear Aby

DEAR ABBY: My 21-yearold daughter has a 6-month-old child. The father is a 36-year-old man who was recently deported to Mexico. He continues to contact her and wants her to travel to Mexico to visit him. More...

Astrograph

Emotional matters will escalate quickly this year. Approach every situation you face with strength, courage and discipline. Trust in your ability, not in someone else. Love, peace and partnerships are encouraged.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But they that wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 AKJV)  Do you feel tired? Look to the Lord. More...

Annual exam important to understanding patients’ overall health

Dear Doctor: When I was growing up, I saw my doctor annually for a physical exam. So I was surprised when my daughter told me that her physician doesn’t believe in them. Do you agree? If not, what should a physical exam include?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pro wrestling slated   More...

City health board discusses properties

Connellsville Health Board met Monday to discuss two city properties, both under analysis from board health officer Tom Currey.  More...

Connellsville man hits vehicles on I-70

After smoking crack cocaine

A Connellsville man has been accused of deliberating hitting vehicles on Interstate 70 when he became paranoid after smoking crack cocaine, according to a police report.  More...

Dunbar Township man faces drug, gun charges

A trespass investigation led to more serious offenses being filed against a Dunbar Township man after state police at Uniontown said they found weapons and a marijuana growing operation inside his residence.  More...

Obituaries

Andrew J. Smith

Mt. Pleasant

Andrew J. “Andy” Smith, 59, of Mt. More...

Glen F. Strickler

Vanderbilt

Glen F. “Bo” Strickler Jr., 84, of Vanderbilt, passed away March 25, 2017, at Uniontown Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born May 17, 1932, to the late Glen F. Sr. and Ruth Strickler of Vanderbilt. More...

Opinion

Immigration crackdown stirs dairy state fears

“The cows will die.” We thought that would get your attention; it certainly caught ours. More...

Mother Angelica still changing lives

Mother Angelica, the founder of the world-ranging media operation, EWTN, has been dead for a year. But she’s still changing lives. Her biographer, Raymond Arroyo, can testify to it.  More...

Good, bad news on opioid epidemic

Good news and bad news flowed directly out of Columbus this week about the war on opiate abuse and its destructive and anguishing impact on children and families. More...

Sports

Falcons fall to Spartans in opener

As first games go, the Connellsville softball team couldn’t have drawn a much tougher opponent to start the new season.  On Monday, the Falcons, who have had extremely limited time practicing outdoors, battled hard, but were done in by one More...

Pirates hoping to put offseason drama behind them in 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Considering the way the last six months have gone for the Pittsburgh Pirates, simply playing meaningful games should provide a measure of relief.  More...

Fleury is Penguins’ Masterton nominee

Marc-Andre Fleury isn’t a backup goaltender, but he’s had to play one for the better part of the Penguins’ 2016-17 season. More...

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