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May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Mt. Pleasant Council puts brakes on sewer line project

Mt. Pleasant Borough Council is pumping the brakes on a sewer line replacement project that was previously fast-tracked.  The Geary Street sewer line replacement had been slated for a contract to be awarded at the June 5 council meeting. More...

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way.  But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan&rsquo More...

Police reports listed

Batteries stolen   Someone stole batteries used to power electronic road sign on two highway ramps in East Huntingdon Township, state police at Greensburg said.  The theft took place last month at the Route 31 offramp to Route 119 north and More...

Opinion

States seek help for Medicare Part D

(AP) – It’s not likely the nation’s 57 attorneys general — this total includes the U.S. territories — find many causes that produce the varied members’ overwhelming support. More...

Nation honors law enforcement officers

(AP) – The nation recently honored law enforcement officers. More...

Trump-Russia collusion won’t matter

Throughout the Trump-Russia investigation, the core question – the question that mattered above all others – was whether President Trump or his associates colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 election. More...

Sports

Commodores advance to WPIAL finals

When the last out had been recorded during Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA softball semifinal between Seton-La Salle and Frazier, members of the Commodores team and coaching staff celebrated at the center of the field like a team that had just won a c More...

Leopards nip Vikings in WPIAL semifinals, 1-0

As softball games go, it doesn’t get much closer than Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal matchup between Mt. More...

Scotties fall to Ellwood City, 3-1

Behind a stellar pitching performance by senior Skyla Greco, top-seeded Ellwood City will have an opportunity to defend its WPIAL softball title.  Greco pitched a three-hitter and struck out eight batters to lead the Wolverines past fourth-seede More...

S. Connellsville officials say they will prevail in suit

South Connellsville, its council president, police chief and others have expressed optimism they will prevail in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleges they forced him to make an incriminating statement against members of the borough fire department.&n More...

Attorneys claim city is not at fault in elderly man’s death

Connellsville is not legally at fault in the death of a man in a 2015 pedestrian accident in a city crosswalk, attorneys contend in documents filed in Fayette County Court.  More...

Municipal authority buys land for new water plant

The 292-acre Porter Hill site for a new water treatment plant has been purchased by the North Fayette Municipal Authority.  The land purchase from Coastal Lumber was completed this month. More...

Obituaries

Wallace L. Smiley

Dunbar

Wallace Lindsey Smiley, 87, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 30, 1930, in Everson, the son of the late Robert Wallace and Clara Henrietta (Raupach) Smiley. More...

Hilbert D. Younkin

Connellsville

Hilbert D. Younkin, 89, of Connellsville, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, in Scottdale Manor, Scottdale.  He was born Feb. More...

Edward E. Smith

Connellsville

Edward E. Smith, 62, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born May 4, 1955, in Connellsville, a son of the late Clifton E. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11 AKJV)  Memorizing God’s Word can bring daily victory over sin in our lives. Memorize God’s Word. You will be glad you did.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Vendor show hosted   More...

Risks of taking kava outweigh any potential benefits

Dear Doctor: What are the benefits and risks of taking kava?   More...

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