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March 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pancakes, anyone?

The New Haven Hose Fire Company is having Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Sunday in their fire hall located at 123 S. Seventh St., in Connellsville. More...

News

GOP leaders grapple with grudgingly accepting Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are wavering between grudging acceptance and deep denial about Donald Trump’s likely ascent to the GOP presidential nomination.  More...

Cranking up pressure, Dems ready to bring Garland to Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a name, face and judicial record finally fleshed out, President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court vacancy is ready to commence courtesy calls with senators that Democrats hope will ultimately put unbearable More...

Survey: More acceptance of social changes – except divorce

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are more accepting of gay relationships and couples living together before marriage — but they’ve grown less comfortable with divorce, a new survey shows.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

In 1850, the American Express Company was founded. In 1852, Henry Wells, William G. Fargo and a group of investors founded Wells, Fargo and Co. In 1965, Russian cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov made the first spacewalk.  More...

Comics

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Sports

Gators look to take positive steps

In 2015, the Geibel softball team struggled to find early-season stability, which ultimately led to a winless campaign.  This year, the Gators, under the direction of second-year coach Rich Carbonara, hope to turn the corner in terms of player d More...

Experienced Vikings looking for big season

Experience and leadership are always assets on a softball team. For Mt. Pleasant, they could translate into a very successful season. More...

Yankees power to win over Pirates

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Fayette County commissioners launch capital improvements

The Fayette County commissioners on Thursday launched a capital improvements project for the courthouse and other buildings.  They authorized Public Works Director Bob Carson to seek bids for roof and masonry repairs for the courthouse, county o More...

Teen sentenced for role in assault

A Connellsville teen will spend up to six years in prison for his role in the assault of a 79-year-old man during a home invasion.  Fayette County Judge Steve Leskinen sentenced Duston Edward Wiggins, 18, to three to six years in a state correct More...

GCCC eyes fundraising, event options

The Greater Connellsville Community Center Board is planning events and fundraisers designed to attract people to the facility.  The board agreed to look into development of a calendar featuring photos from old Connellsville High School yearbook More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Collins

Ruskin, FloRida

Evelyn Joan Collins, 86, of Ruskin, FL., formerly of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 in the Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL. She was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late John H. More...

William Koch

ConnEllsvillE

William Charles Koch, 69, of Connellsville, died March 13, 2016 at UPMC Mercy.  He was born October 12, 1946 in Rochester, NY, the son of the late William J. Koch and Tana M. (Valenza) (Kramer) Koch.  More...

Opinion

Guest Commentary

Explaining the mystique of Donald Trump

How can we explain the surprising electoral success of Donald Trump, especially in light of his lack of political experience, limited knowledge of and specificity about policy issues, and crude and insulting rhetoric? More...

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Trump’s brand is chaos

It’s not for nothing that Donald J. Trump was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2013. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Chili cookoff   More...

Garden Club meets

Submitted The Connellsville Garden Club met on March 17. The speaker for the month was Beth Burd who spoke to the club about social meeting. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.”  Psalms 119:105 AKJV  You don’t have to stumble in the darkness of confusion. Read the Bible and apply it and you will walk in the truth.   More...

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