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June 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fayette County Airport Authority approves gas line with conditions

The Fayette County Airport Authority has given conditional approval for a natural gas line which will serve a compressed natural gas station for FACT buses. More...

News

F.C. commissioners to seek bids for air conditioning

Fayette County Commissioners will seek costs to make air conditioning in their offices more uniform.  During the regular meeting Thursday, the commissioners agreed to seek bids to replace the current system with a multi-head system that will le More...

Relay for Life to take place at Penn State Fayette Saturday

This Saturday marks the annual Relay for Life at Penn State Fayette, the Eberly Campus, with Fayette County Commissioner Vince Vicites participating in the Survivors and Caregivers Celebration, which is new to the event this year. More...

Mt. Pleasant library to host Harry Potter escape room

It’s a great day for Quidditch, but no one can find the Golden Snitch.  Looks like you’ll just have to go to the Room of Requirement and find it before the match...if you can.  That’s the scenario for a Harry Potter escape More...

Sports

Martin leads PA to national title

As a wrestler at Connellsville High School, Kyle Martin met with plenty of success on the mat. He was a WPIAL finalist, state place-winner and a key component on two Connellsville teams that won a WPIAL championship. More...

Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. More...

D’Backs rip Pirates, 9-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ketel Marte and Alex Avila each hit two-run homers and the Arizona Diamondbacks scored eight runs in the first three innings to power their way to a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.  Marte’ More...

City man charged with drug delivery death

A Connellsville man was charged Thursday with supplying the heroin that caused the death of a Bullskin Township man earlier this week.  Zachary Jon Brooks, 23, of 156 Van Drive, was arraigned yesterday on a drug delivery resulting in death charg More...

Ex-city councilman, ex-aide to state senator held for trial

A teenage girl testified Thursday that a former Connellsville councilman and aide to a state senator improperly touched her several times during an about two-year period.  She estimated there were 20 related visits in Brad W. More...

Opinion

Pa. lawmakers should reject exploitative bill

(AP) –– It’s the rare day that goes by in Harrisburg when state lawmakers don’t praise the virtues of Pennsylvania’s active-duty servicemen and women and its veterans.  More...

President’s bullying turns on an easy target: immigrant children

(AP) –– Let’s face it: Donald Trump enjoys hurting and humiliating people, and that’s the thing some of his loudest supporters like about him. Making women and children cry makes him feel manly and powerful. More...

Sobering statistics on crashes

(AP) –– At this time of the year, drivers are accustomed to hearing the plea “drive safely and defensively.”  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Behind the making of Jack-Jack, the summer’s breakout star

NEW YORK (AP) — The breakout star of the summer moviegoing season isn’t a dinosaur, an Avenger or anyone aboard the Millennium Falcon. It’s a giggling pipsqueak in diapers. More...

Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.  More...

After 4,000 episodes, a halt for Jerry Springer’s show

NEW YORK (AP) — Somehow it doesn’t seem right for Jerry Springer to exit quietly.  There should be one last thrown chair or a bleep-filled tirade, at the very least. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.” (Proverbs 13:20 AKJV)  Who are your friends?   More...

Rates of erectile dysfunction have increased over past 15 years

Dear Doctor: I have heard recently from a friend that watching internet pornography can lead to erectile dysfunction. Is this true?  More...

Mountain Area News

The Carnegie Library Book Chatter discussion group will meet again 12 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. More...

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