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October 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Charitable act

Yough senior spearheads fundraiser for victims of Connellsville flooding

Andrea Suter wanted to do something for those affected by the Aug. 28 flooding in the city of Connellsville and Connellsville and Bullskin townships. The Yough High School senior’s aunt, Dana Rolison, owns Pappy’s Pizza and Subs in Connellsville. More...

News

Mahoney to host policy Committee hearing on opioid abuse treatment Wednesday at Uniontown City Hall

State Rep. Timothy S. Mahoney, D-Fayette/Somerset, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on opioid abuse treatment at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 at Uniontown City Hall’s council chambers, 20 N. Gallatin Ave. More...

US closes probe of Jeep automatic braking; no recall sought

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have closed a yearlong investigation into the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s automatic braking system without seeking a recall. More...

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. More...

Opinion

Changes needed to charter school law

Another View

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale didn’t mince words last week when he released a scathing 95-page audit report of the Midland-based Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. More...

Turmoil in New Hampshire

National Perspective

DURHAM, N.H. — Just the other day this urgent message went out to Trump activists, organizers and supporters in New Hampshire: All indicators show that New Hampshire is absolutely critical to Mr. Trump winning the White House. More...

Photo

Recognize this postcard view of North Pittsburgh Street looking south, taken about 1909? The Aaron’s building is prominent on the right. Smutz Shoe Store is a few doors down. More...

Sports

Scotties top Raiders, 23-15

In what Southmoreland coach Mark Adams called a “complete team win,” the Scotties scored 23 straight points and held on to defeat Waynesburg Central, 23-15, in Interstate Conference action on Friday. More...

Panthers blank Falcons, 45-0

The Connellsville football team played a very strong first quarter in Friday’s game against Franklin Regional. It was the kind of start that the Falcons had hoped for, playing in their fourth road game in five weeks. More...

Derry downs Frazier

John Celaschi caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Chris Pierce, but the Frazier football team (2-4) fell to Derry, 28-7, in non-conference action on Friday. Josh Cox kicked the extra point. Pierce tallied 126 passing yards. More...

City police warn of unpermitted solicitations

Police instructed to issue summary offenses

Connellsville Police are warning area businesses and residents that a Texas-based utility company is soliciting without a permit. More...

Groundbreaking held for hangar

$2 million project allows place to house corporate jets

A groundbreaking was held Friday at the Joseph A. Hardy/ Connellsville Airport for a $2,288,652 expansion that will add three hangers capable of housing corporate jets and six smaller T-hangers for single and twin engine airplanes. More...

Obituaries

Janet L. Knight

Dawson

Janet L. Knight, 76, of Dawson, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 in the Washington County Health Center. More...

Ronald G. McKlveen Sr.

Connellsville

Ronald G. McKlveen, Sr., 87, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at his home. He was born June 1, 1929, in Pennsville, a son of the late Alvin J. “Abbie” McKlveen and Elsie Leasher McKlveen Miller. More...

Mary Catherine Shipley

Connellsville

Mary Catherine (Bigley) Shipley, 95, of Connellsville, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Amber House, Mt. Pleasant. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1890, an act of Congress established Yosemite National Park in California. In 1949, Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong declared the People’s Republic of China at a ceremony in Beijing. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.” — (Luke 4:16 AKJV) If Jesus went to the house of the Lord on a regular basis, More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Bake sale Dawson Vanderbilt Lions Club will hold a flea market and bake sale at 8 a.m. Oct. 1. It will be held on River Road in Dawson,next to Tiny Bubbles Laundry and Car Wash. Meet for lunch More...

The shingles vaccine is not for everyone

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve written about who should get the shingles vaccine, and why. Are there any groups of people who should not get the shingles vaccine? More...

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