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August 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials’ security clearances.  More...

U.S. says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other cons More...

Writer, teacher Robley Wilson dies in Florida at 88

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Writer Robley Wilson, a novelist and poet whose works won numerous awards and who also was an editor and teacher, has died at his home in Florida. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Republican state committeewoman criticizes former state Rep. Mahoney

I don’t know if everyone saw it, but last week Tim Mahoney –– our former representative who wants to get back to feeding at the taxpayer trough, who took over $100,000 in unaccountable per diems from the taxpayer –– twee More...

Political Cartoon

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Eyes on the prizefighters

(AP) –– The media wanted last August’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville to be the next “Bridge to Selma,” an iconic civil rights moment honored by the entire country every year. More...

Sports

MP boys soccer looking to build on success

The Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team had a successful season last year, finishing 15-2 overall and 12-0 in section competition. More...

Kyle Busch not his usual dominant self at Bristol Motor Speedway

BRISTOL, Tenn. More...

Adam Frazier homers as Pirates top Cubs, 2-1, in 11 innings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier hit a game-ending homer in the 11th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday for a split of their fourgame series.  Josh Harrison grounded out and Adeiny Hechavarria struck out b More...

Retired teacher captures area’s history

A retired Connellsville history teacher is working to capture a bit of the area’s history before it is lost from memory.  More...

Old-time music returns to Connellsville

For the past three months there has been a revival of old-time music in Connellsville, with a jam session at the Carnegie Free Library.  The August jam session focused on songs that had been collected locally by Samuel Preston Bayard, an English 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...

John F. Urie

CONNELLSVILLE

John Francis Urie, 76, of Connellsville, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 at his home.  He was born May 3, 1942 in Juniata, son of the late William Urie and Beulah Clark Urie. More...

John W. Phillips

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

John W. “Jack” Phillips, 88, of Gettysburg, died on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.  Jack, born in Connellsville on Oct. 19, 1929, was the son of the late E. Stanley Phillips and Carolyn T. Phillips.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Imagine you find a piece of wooden furniture at a thrift shop or flea market that’s perfect for your home, but there’s a dent in it. There’s no need to pass on it when you can cover it up and make it look as good as new. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West News

Registrations/orientations set   • Connellsville Area High School will hold orientation for incoming freshmen from 8:30- 11 a.m. today. More...

ASK THE DOCTORS

Dehydration takes mental, physical toll on the body

DEAR DOCTOR: How does someone know they’re dehydrated? More...

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