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August 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Alternate voting place in Bullskin sought

Connellsville Area School District officials, Fayette County’s elections bureau and others will be looking for a new place for people to vote in Bullskin Township’s District 1 on Nov. 6.  More...

News

Pope says no effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that “no effort must be spared” to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to sanction complicit bishops or en More...

Funeral home: Session guitarist Eddie Willis dead

DETROIT (AP) — A funeral home director says Eddie Willis, a key session guitarist for Motown Records, has died at his Mississippi home.  Clark-Williams Funeral Home Director Clinton Williams said Willis died Monday in Gore Springs. More...

Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery dies at 94

JERUSALEM (AP) — Uri Avnery, a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist and one of the first to openly advocate for a Palestinian state, died Monday at the age of 94.  Avnery passed away at a Tel Aviv hospital after suffering a s More...

Opinion

House Speaker Ryan has constitutional duty to demote Nunes

(AP) –– House Speaker Paul Ryan swore an oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”  More...

Political Cartoon

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An example for the church

“I cannot let my selfishness stand in the way of your whole well-being.”  More...

Sports

Young SHS tennis team striving for playoffs

Most of the time, high school coaches enjoy having a senior-laden team so that they can draw on the upperclassmen’s experience to provide some leadership.  But Southmoreland girls tennis coach Jim Kessler is perfectly happy not having a si More...

IndyCar rallies together in wake of Wickens’ accident

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Vikings netters beat Falcons

Mary Smithnosky and Madison Miller each picked up a singles win, and the Mt. Pleasant girls tennis team (1-0) swept the doubles matches to pick up a 4-1 non-section win over host Connellsville. More...

Response challenges claims made in F.C. prison suit

A lawsuit’s claims about overcrowding and deplorable conditions in the Fayette County Prison are “overblown,” a response to the suit stated.  The county also has made improvements to the 130-year-old facility in anticipation of More...

Two bow out of hearing focusing on GOP, Democrat allegations

Two members of Fayette County’s elections board bowed out on Monday from hearing complaints filed by Republicans and Democrats over matters at the county fair, citing potential conflicts of interest.  Vince Vicites, a member of the county More...

City authority gets more for the money

Work is nearing completion at East Park where a contractor has been repairing stonework and installing water lines.   More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Coppetti

Formerly of Scottdale

Patricia A. Peterson Coppetti, 81, of Irwin, formerly of Scottdale, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 17, 2018, in UPMC East Monroeville, while in the presence of her loving family.  Patty was born in Mt. Pleasant on Aug. More...

Laura J. Winters

Jeannette

Laura Jane Winters, 88, of Jeannette, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  She was born Dec. 22, 1929, in Langeloth Pa., a daughter of the late Alphonsus and Anna Ryan Nairn.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-3 Night: 0-0  Pick 3 Day: 2-6-4 Night: 3-7-1  Pick 4 Day: 2-7-9-6 Night: 0-8-3-8  Pick 5 Day: 5-4-3-4-4 Night: 1-1-4-6-8  Wild Day: 5 Night: 8   More...

Do Just One Thing

When a recipe calls for an unusual or made from almonds, rice or oats, running to the store or looking for another recipe aren’t your only options. You can make these flours in your own home. More...

Lifestyles

Heat stroke deaths on the rise during dangerously hot summer

Dear Doctor: My siblings and I are very frustrated that we can’t get our grandparents to pay attention to those “excessive heat” warnings that get issued during a heat wave. Can you help? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Camp continues   C Glee at the Carnegie still welcomes “Mary Poppins, Jr.” performers to register this month. Camp “STEP IN TIME” will host its final session from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24.  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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