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January 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Outsiders’ to make its debut on Tuesday

Scenes from TV show filmed in Dunbar last year

Dunbar was a hotbed of excitement in September as a film crew for WGN America’s drama series, “Outsiders,” shot scenes for the TV show in and around the community.  “Outsiders,” written and created by Peter Mattei, More...

News

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew

KASSERINE, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s president vowed Friday to end the cycle of unrest that has pummeled towns across the country as authorities imposed a nationwide curfew — five years after the nation, convulsed by protests, overth More...

Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has made no public comment on the sensational report by a British judge that concluded the Kremlin leader probably approved a 2006 plan to kill a Russian dissident in London. More...

Panel has plan to return safe water to Flint

DETROIT (AP) — An advisory panel to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday recommended steps the state should take to restore reliable drinking water to Flint, including hiring an unbiased third-party to declare when the system is free of lead. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Luncheon On Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. there will be a luncheon meal for the community at Central Fellowship Church, 316 N. Arch St., Connellsville. Anyone needing a meal is welcome. Steel City Comedy Tour More...

RIBBON CUTTING

Senior LIFE Uniontown, which serves seniors in Fayette County, celebrated a grand reopening to mark the major expansion and renovation of the LIFE Center, located on Fayette Street. More...

RECALLS

Following are recent recalls provided by Recalls.org. Coffee mugs Altar’d State is recalling Monogrammed Coffee Mugs sold nationwide from October 2015 to December 2015. The coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. More...

Fayette leaders analyze budget

The Fayette County Commissioners plan to meet next week with Sam Lynch of Susquehanna Accounting and Consulting Solutions to discuss line items in the amended 2016 general fund budget. More...

Senior centers dealing with state spending plan issues

Connellsville hub was lucky to be able to continue programs during budget impasse; Mt. Pleasant, now open again, had to close

Connellsville Senior Center serves 30 to 60 seniors a day a hot lunch. It delivers 250 Meals on Wheels. It’s a place for local seniors to go and enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie with their friends. More...

Westmoreland grant to tackle overdosedeaths

Full-time director position will be filled to oversee task force

Westmoreland Community Action has been awarded the first $250,000 of an anticipated $435,000 gift from the Allegheny Foundation in support of the Westmoreland County Drug Overdose Task Force.  More...

Obituaries

Michael Swink

CONNELLSVILLE

Michael Swink, of Connellsville, died January 18, 2016. He is survived by his son, Shane Swink; brother, Wilmer Swink, Jr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Totties acknowledges local community theater

Les Miserables’ shines at Totties Awards, wins top musical

The ninth annual Tottie Awards at the Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale included some memorable moments and a few surprises.  “Les Miserables” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” were the big winners as best musical and More...

Tomboy’s unhappiness may be start of gender change

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: I just had a big fight with my best friend. Her name is “Alex.”  More...

TV’S BEST BETS

Movie: Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart   8 p.m. on Lifetime  More...