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July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

F.C. Commissioners to discuss collapsed parking lot problem

Fayette County Commissioners expect to discuss what should be done where an about 50-foot-by-50-foot section of concrete collapsed this week in a parking lot used by county government employees on East Penn Street in Uniontown.  More...

News

Musical hits stage at Geyer Performing Arts Center

Actors and Artists of Fayette County will stage the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a fast-paced, Tony Award-winning production, this weekend at the Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale.  More...

Cancer isn’t silencing Sen. John McCain in career’s latest chapter

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain couldn’t bring himself to vote for Donald Trump — so he talked about writing in his best friend’s name for president. More...

GOP leaders plan health bill vote, but it’s an uphill climb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. More...

Opinion

Stop opioids from being delivered by U.S. Postal Service

(AP) – Within the murky online corners of the so-called Dark Net, drug dealers emphasize the best way to send their goods across the United States is not via FedEx, UPS, or another private mail carrier, but through the U.S Postal Service.  More...

Interest rates increase but is economy improving?

(AP) – Interest rates will be allowed to continue rising, but gradually, later this year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told members of Congress on Wednesday.  The economy is improving, meaning the Fed’s longstanding policy of h More...

Alleghenies defined as much by water as ridges

From every rocky summit, springs emerge, then converge into rivulets, runs, streams and rivers. Every height overlooks hollows and valleys that have been carved over eons by moving water.  More...

Sports

Gillott shines at Pitch, Hit and Run finals

The biggest thrill most 13-year-old baseball players ever get is when their Junior League team makes the playoffs. But for Connellsville’s Gage Gillott, the thrill of the game just happened on a much larger stage.  More...

Pirates sweep Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday. More...

Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.  Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that the 24-year-old Bowman will replace one of the series’ biggest stars in the No. More...

F.C. Commissioners discuss Munchinski suit

Fayette County Commissioners met behind closed doors Thursday with an attorney for a man who was set freed in 2012 after spending 27 years in prison.  The commissioners, county solicitor Jack Purcell and Thomas Pellis, who represents David J. More...

CASD custodians dispute vacation clause in contract

The union representing custodians and maintenance workers in the Connellsville Area School District is asking the district to continue to negotiate one element of the six-year agreement approved by the board Wednesday.  More...

Men found dead in home identified

The two men found dead in their Uniontown home Wednesday afternoon have been identified as brothers.  Richard Price, 51, and his brother, Charles Price, 46, were found around 1:30 p.m. in their home at 23 John St. More...

Obituaries

Martin A. Klippi

Connellsville

Martin A. More...

Shirley J. Lake

Mill Run

Shirley J. Lake, 71, of Mill Run, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  She was born Dec. 8, 1945, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Casey and Elizabeth (Shroyer) Bowers.  More...

Actor Red West, longtime confidant of Elvis Presley, dead at 81 in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8 AKJV)  God hasn’t changed. More...

Balance exercises can help you stay on your feet longer

Dear Doctor: Your recent column about balance was very useful. My dad is in his late 70s, and I want to help him stay on his feet. Are there specific techniques or exercises that he can do? It would be great if we could do them together. More...

Mountain Area News

The annual Christian Family and Children’s Center Christian music concert, Alloutpraise, will be held July 22 at Champion Christian School’s North Campus, 1076 Kingsway, Donegal. More...

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