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March 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fay-West egg hunts

Albright United Methodist Church of Connellsville held its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, welcoming children of the area to seek and find hidden eggs around the church grounds. More...

Scheduling fair gives freshman information

Connellsville Area Junior High School eighth-graders got a taste of high school life Tuesday and Wednesday during a scheduling fair.  The guidance department conducted the event at the high school. More...

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania files to recover investment

CANONSBURG — Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc., a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

Paris attacks suspect reported to be planning new acts   BRUSSELS (AP) - The top suspect in last year’s Paris attacks told investigators after he was captured that he was planning new operations from Brussels and possibly had access to sev More...

Two variances considered by Mt. Pleasant Zoning Hearing Board

The Mt. More...

Bomb threat at Laurel Highlands high school

State police at Uniontown are investigating a message at Laurel Highlands Senior High School that claimed a bomb was in the school.  Between 10 and 10:30 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Cross walk On March 25, Good Friday, a Cross Walk will start at noon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church parking lot. It will process with a cross, stopping at churches along the way. More...

H.S. spring breakers following lead of college students

Spring break — even just saying those two words inspires hope amidst a gray day. This glorious but brief respite comes at just the right time in the school year so as to prevent students from throwing in the towel. More...

Pop-up eggs

CRAFTS & COLORING

Make your Easter extra festive with this 3-D paper egg. The secret to its look is colorful, accordion-folded paper strips. The steps: Begin by cutting ting out three identical iden- egg shapes from card stock (8 inches tall). More...

Residents attend firearms seminar

More than 300 people attended a concealed weapons seminar on Saturday hosted by state Rep. More...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Students in John Hamman’s electronics class at Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center have a big challenge ahead of them. More...

Volunteer appreciation Day set for April 16

A volunteer appreciation event will be held at 3 p.m. April 16 at Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville.. It is for the community. The event will recognize all area volunteers during National Volunteer Week. More...

Excela Health cardiovascular specialists are helping improve patient outcomes

Back in 2008 as the presidential nomination process was heating up, Joe Narduzzi made an executive decision. More...

Penn State Fayette holds STEAM event

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus recently hosted 175 ninth-grade female students for Future4U, an annual day-long program for exploring career opportunities in the fields of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). More...

Obituaries

MaryGrace Ferencuha

veroNa

Mary Grace Ferencuha, 86, of Verona, formerly of Connellsville, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, in UPMC East, Monroeville. She was born June 11, 1929 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Anthony and Angeline Payne Maselli.  More...

Freda P. Shaffer Miller

Normalville

Freda P. Shaffer Miller, 84, of Normalville (Millertown), died Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville. She was born May 1, 1931, in Acme, a daughter of the late Ralph and Ida Kalp Brown.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Obama lied and we bought it

Guest Editorials

An estimated 470,000 people who did not provide proof of citizenship have somehow been granted Obamacare subsidies by the government; estimated cost: $750 million.  Our congressman, Lou Barletta, is livid. More...

Trump’s free speech wrecking crews

SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY

On March 14, during a speech at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina, Donald Trump described his rallies as peaceful, positive gatherings of like-minded people who only want to make America great again. More...

Sports

Penguins run win streak to 6, top Capitals with dominant 6-2 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and two assists on his way to a career-best three points and the Pittsburgh Penguins denied the Washington Capitals a chance to lock up the Metropolitan Division with a dominant 6-2 win on Sunda More...

Zimcosky wins second gold at states

Following her state-winning performance on Friday night in the 50 freestyle at the PIAA Class AA Championships at Bucknell University, Geibel senior swimmer Emily Zimcosky did not rest on her laurels.  More...

Tulowitzki homers for 2nd game in row, Blue Jays top Pirates 3-2

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki hit his second homer in as many games to lead the Toronto Blue Jays over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Sunday. Following a two-out double by Jose Bautista in the first inning, Tulowitzki connected off A.J. More...

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