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August 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Comedian with local roots brings act to Porter Theater

When Joel Richardson opens his comedy show at the Porter Theater Aug. 25, it will be his first time performing in the city, but in some ways, it will be returning to his family roots.  More...

News

Westmoreland County Fair offers mixture of agriculture, education and entertainment

The Westmoreland County Fair kicked off with a mixture of agriculture, education and entertainment.  The Fair Queen and the first Westmoreland County Fair King will be named.  Daily events can also be found around the fair.  More...

U.S. intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States intensified its sanctions against Myanmar on Friday, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in violent campaigns against Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorit More...

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump’s critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you’re looking for another reason to quit smoking (beyond your health and wallet), here’s one: It’s a detriment to wildlife. It’s estimated that nearly 25 percent of all roadside trash is cigarette butts. More...

Lifestyles

Recent cyclospora outbreak traced to vegetable trays

Dear Doctor: What’s the deal with this new bug that made a bunch of people who ate raw vegetables get really sick? So much for trying to eat healthy!  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held   • The 102nd annual Kalp-Craig family reunion will be held today at the Calvary United Methodist Church pavilion, 328 Calvary Church Road, Acme. Lunch will be held at 12:30 pm. Please bring a covered dish. More...

Gravel spills on East Crawford Avenue

A tri-axle truck hauling gravel spilled part of its load Friday afternoon as it rounded the bend from Route 711 southbound onto East Crawford Avenue.  According to Fayette County 911, the incident occurred around 12:20 p.m. More...

Scottdale moves forward with tax to fund fire department

A tax meant to help fund Scottdale’s volunteer fire department is one step closer to the books after Scottdale Borough Council voted this week to move forward with the two-mill tax proposal.  More...

Southmoreland to save money on transportation costs, furloughs

Thanks to cost-sharing, the Southmoreland School District will save roughly $20,000 on transportation costs for the school year.  More...

Obituaries

MaryRose Kozel Uszko

Formerly of Everson

MaryRose Kozel Uszko, of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Everson, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at the age of 92.  Funeral arrangements for Pennsylvania will be announced at a later date.   More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Grand Jury Report accusations may not be substantiated in priest abuse scandal

The Pennsylvania State’s Attorney released on Aug. More...

Political Cartoon

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20/20 vision in upcoming election

Every four years, political professionals assess the landscape and gird for the final push toward the midterm congressional elections. More...

Sports

CAHS girls golf team ready for first season

There is a significant change to the Connellsville High School sports landscape as the district has added a brand new team, which will begin competing during the upcoming fall sports season.  For the first time in school history, Connellsville w More...

Snedeker follows 59 with 67, takes 2-shot lead at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker couldn’t block out the buzz that surrounded his firstround 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship. More...

NASCAR champion Truex needs sponsor to keep his team intact

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. More...

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