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January 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Utah State Prison bans just 2 books, both on manipulation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prisoners can read violence-laced literature such as “Games of Thrones” but are barred from accessing two guidebooks on manipulation. More...

Official: Kids hurt in deadly Baltimore house fire improving

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore fire official says two young children who were injured in a massive house fire last week that killed six of their siblings are improving.  Fire Department spokesman Chief Roman Clark said Sunday that the girl a More...

Electric car maker GreenTech lays off Mississippi workers

JACKSON, Miss. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1920, the first meeting of the League of Nations was held in Paris.  In 1945, Adolf Hitler moved into his underground bunker in Berlin. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

NAACP meeting scheduled The Fayette County NAACP will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the SWPA Area Agency on Aging, 137 N. Beeson Ave., Uniontown. More...

Teenage boys should get HPV vaccine

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My teenage daughter got the HPV shot. Should my son get it as well? More...

‘Connellsville’s Got Talent’ takes stage

A near full house filled the Edwin S. Porter Theater Saturday for the third-annual “Connellsville’s Got Talent” talent competition.  The event featured more than 20 acts ranging from singing to dance to instrumentals. More...

Scottdale man dies in one-vehicle crash

A Scottdale man was pronounced dead Friday evening following a one-vehicle crash along Route 981 in East Huntingdon Township.  State police at Greensburg reported that at 10:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Timothy J. Cross, Jr.

SCOTTDALE

Timothy J. Cross Jr., 22, of Scottdale, died late Friday, Jan. 13, of injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle accident on Route 981 in East Huntingdon Township.  Tim was born in Mt. Pleasant, August 27, 1994, a son of Timothy J. and Sharon S. More...

LeeEtta Mae Dennis Hamilton

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP

LeeEtta Mae Dennis Hamilton, 98, of Dunbar Township (Little Summit) passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 13, in Uniontown Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  More...

Susan E. Mills

CONNELLSVILLE

Susan E. (Truninger) Mills, 62, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 14, at home.  Susan was born Oct. 13, 1954 in Uniontown, the only child/daughter of Fred and Betty (Sesler) Truninger.  More...

Sports

Griffiths not satisfied with 100-win milestone

Southmoreland wrestler Tyler Griffiths won the 132-pound championship at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association tournament, along the way hitting a milestone that many grapplers never reach. More...

Steelers hold off Kansas City, 18-16

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris Boswell setting an NFL playoff record with six field goals? More...

Roaring Lions split PSUAC basketball games with Schuylkill

Kori Whitehead scored 25 points to help the Penn State Fayette women’s basketball team notch an 80-64 victory over host Penn State Schuylkill in a PSUAC game on Saturday. More...

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