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July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Capturing the city’s natural beauty

The old railroad bridge near Yough Park in Connellsville was captured on a recent beautiful day. More...

News

Giant corn stalks grow in Connellsville

If corn is doing well when it’s “knee high by the Fourth of July,” John Kistner, Connellsville, has nothing to worry about – his corn was head-high even before the Fourth.   More...

GOP senators didn’t throw out portions of ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn’t have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” on Wednesday when it actually counted.  The Senate voted 55-45 to rejec More...

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that’s expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history. More...

Opinion

U.S. Sen. John McCain’s legacy

(AP) – In a life in which there is nothing left to prove, came one more catastrophic challenge. “McCain has brain cancer,” roared the CNN home page. More...

Venezuelan chaos has roots in Cuba

WASHINGTON -- Something is not quite right about this summer’s stories from Venezuela, that immensely resource-rich but impoverished Latin American nation seemingly headed toward civil war.  More...

GOP’s Affordable Care Act based on lies

(AP) – The biggest problem with the failed Republican effort to kill the Affordable Care Act is it was based on a lie. More...

Sports

Mill Run clinches spot in FCBL finals

Mill Run seems to be playing its best baseball of the season, at just the right time. After struggling through the later part of the regular season, the Millers managed to enter the playoffs on a two-game winning streak. More...

Bucs fall to Giants, 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt was happy the wind was blowing in. More...

Connellsville Junior Legion advances to state tournament

The Connellsville Junior Legion baseball team finished second in the Western Pennsylvania Regionals after splitting a pair of games on Wednesday at Homer City.  Connellsville will enter the state tournament, which begins on Saturday at Homer Cit More...

F.C. prison board discusses growing population

Fayette County prison board discussed on Wednesday causes and possible solutions for a growing inmate population.  “The jail population is climbing,” Warden Brian Miller said.  A total 288 inmates were either in the county facil More...

Normalville man jailed after fighting with police

A Normalville man got into a fight with police after being stopped for riding an all-terrain vehicle on a roadway in Bullskin Township while suspected of driving intoxicated, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Sewer improvements could come to Bullskin Township

Sewer improvements could be coming down the line in Bullskin Township pending funding.  During Wednesday’s meeting, township supervisors voted to allow the Bullskin Township/ Connellsville Township Joint Sewer Authority to submit an applic More...

Obituaries

David W. Cressman

Scottdale

David W. More...

Alvin D. Kantorik

Mt. Pleasant

Alvin D. Kantorik, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Always Care Personal Care Home, Connellsville.  He was born Oct. 5, 1940, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Andrew and Virginia June Marks Kantorik.  More...

George G. Kissinger

Connellsville

George Gary Kissinger, a longtime resident of Connellsville, whose dedication to people in his community was surpassed only by his love and devotion to his family, passed away on July 25, 2017, at Frick Hospital in Mt. Pleasant. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD’s wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the la More...

Readers respond: Recent column topics generate feedback

Here we are again with a few letters from you, the readers. The ongoing dialogue you create is fascinating, informative and often inspiring. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a potluck covered dish lunch Sunday, following the morning worship service. Please bring a dish of food to share.  More...

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