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May 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CAHS and CACTC prepares for 2016 commencement

Connellsville Area High School will hold its commencement ceremony June 3 for the Class of 2016. Graduating seniors from both CAHS and the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC) will participate in the ceremony. More...

News

Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. More...

CACTC students refurbish veteran’s motorcycle

Two students at the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC) are proof that girls can do anything. More...

Connellsville man received probation for East Park shooting

A man accused of opening fire in a crowded park was sentenced this week in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO EDITOR

I just returned from a visit to the place were my wife grew up. It was a different time but things change a lot slower in Amish country. More...

U.S. GUEST EDITORIAL

Hillary Clinton seemed to have everything going for her as the Democratic presidential front-runner. Everyone knew there would be hurdles along the pathway to the presidency, such as her handling of the attack on the U.S. More...

Ferocity in pursuit of ... What?

Commentary

This will be the most contentious, most bitter, most polarizing and most unappealing race for president since James G. Blaine and Grover Cleveland competed in 1884. More...

Sports

Malone leads Connellsville Legion past Uniontown

The Connellsville Legion baseball team finally got the thorn out of its side -- the thorn being Zach Uhazie. More...

In disarray in December, resilient Pittsburgh in Cup Final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — During his first day on the job in mid-December, Mike Sullivan looked around the Pittsburgh Penguins’ dressing room and saw a couple of MVPs, a handful of All-Stars and millionaires in abundance. More...

Blaszczak places at states; Farino advances

Frazier’s Alena Blaszczak placed seventh in the javelin at the PIAA Track and Field Class AA Championships at Shippensburg University. Blaszczak threw the javelin 125 feet, 6 inches. More...

WASP bill signed into law

Federal legislation overruling a U.S. Army directive to disallow the internment of female pilots who served in the Women Airforce Service (WASPs) during World War II has been signed into law by President Obama. More...

Police to file charges in South Side thefts

Connellsville police said there was a rash of thefts from motor vehicles on the South Side of town on May 25. The thefts occurred late May 25 and into the early morning hours of May 26. More...

Accident in Connellsville

Connellsville Police along with Fayette EMS and New Haven Hose Company were called to this two-vehicle collision along McCormack Avenue, near Craig’s Appliance. The accident occurred just before noon. No further information was available. More...

Obituaries

Sally M. Kershey

Downingtown

Sally M. Kershey, 79, of Downingtown, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Freedom Village in Coatesville, PA. Born in Filbert, PA on June 7, 1936, she was a 1954 graduate of Connellsville High School. More...

Joseph Hrezo

Connellsville

Joseph Hrezo, 66, of Connellsville passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Excela Frick hospital in Mt. Pleasant after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig disease). He was born September 3, 1949, in Connellsville ,a son of the late Joseph R. More...

James Herrington

Pearland, Texas

James Robert “Bo” Herrington 59, of Pearland, TX., formerly of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2016, after an extended illness, in the Cornerstone Hospice Center in Webster, TX. He was born June 9, 1956, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law. In 1937, the government of Germany formed the automobile company that would later be known as Volkswagen. More...

Do Just One Thing

If you want to avoid hanging mesh fencing to keep deer out of your garden, try this instead: Choose bitter and strongly scented herbs and flowers for your garden. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Turkey dinner A turkey dinner will be held June 5 at the Everson Fire Hall. It will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children who are ages 6 to 12 and children ages 5 and under eat for free. Hot lunch More...

Exercises can help cope with diminished balance

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently turned 70, and I realize my balance is not what it was. For example, I won’t climb a ladder anymore. What can I do about it? More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” —(Revelation 21:4 AKJV) Heaven is a wonderful place. More...

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