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March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Former CASD network administrator waives theft charges to county court

The former network administrator for Connellsville Area School District, charged with stealing more than $449,000 worth of equipment from the district, waived charges to Fayette County Court on Tuesday.  Patrick Michael Maloy, 39, of Dunbar, was More...

News

Rubio working to play a role at GOP convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio is working to play a role at the Republican National Convention even as his rivals scramble to pick off convention delegates claimed by the Florida senator before he suspended his campaign.  More...

FBI iPhone solution may not crack other cases

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI’s discovery of a way to hack into the phone of one of the San Bernardino killers may not be the master key that allows prosecutors across the country to unlock iPhones in hundreds of more ordinary criminal cas More...

Tied after Scalia’s death, court gives unions win

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, U.S. More...

Opinion

Westsylvania

An American Heritage: Fighting the Excise

On the liberty pole waved a flag with these words: “An Equal Tax, and No Excise.” During the 1790s, those were fighting words and a rallying cry within our region of southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.  More...

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Amore presidential Trump visits the capital

The Trump campaign did something last Monday evening that other campaigns do all the time but that the Republican front-runner has never, ever done. More...

Lifestyles

Easter egg hunting

Quinn Bates, 3, (from left) of Bullskin, Paityn Bates, 4, of Bullskin, Harley Hensel, 6, of Bullskin; (in back) Sawyer Shipley, 5, of Connellsville attend the Harvest Community Church annual Easter e More...

Master Gardeners to offer spring seminar

The Penn State’s Master Gardeners program will sponsor Spring Garden Affair 8:30 to 3 p.m. More...

State police investigating child luring report

State police at Uniontown are investigating a reported child luring.  According to police, at approximately 3:54 p.m. More...

High court gives unions a win

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, U.S. More...

Obama turns attention to growing opioid abuse problem

ATLANTA (AP) — The trajectory of opioid deaths in the United States is trending in the wrong direction and has to be moved to the top of the federal government’s radar screen along with the threat of terrorism and promoting a strong econo More...

Justices seem to seek compromise in birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A seemingly divided Supreme Court is exploring a possible compromise ruling in the dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control.  More...

Obituaries

Jennie Mae Pritts-Liston

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Jennie Mae Pritts-Liston, 70, of Connellsville, (Adelaide) was called up to heaven Monday, March 28, 2016, with her loving family by her side.  Jennie was born May 10, 1945 in Somerset, daughter of the late Roy Pritts and Ida (Blough) Pritts.&nb More...

Michael A. Diener

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Michael A. Diener, 58, of Everson, died Saturday afternoon, March 26, 2016 at Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born April 4, 1957 in Pittsburgh, a son of Norma Jean Litzenburger Diener of Florida and the late William T. More...

Dorothy Jane Sosinksy

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Dorothy Jane Sosinksy, 96, of Lemont Furnace, died Monday, March 28, 2016 in Select Specialty Hospital, McKeesport.  She was born October 12, 1919, in Conneaut, Ohio, daughter of John Gallagher and Margaret McDonough Gallagher.  She formall More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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On This Date

In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward completed the purchase of Alaska for $7.2 million. In 1870, the U.S. Congress readmitted Texas to the Union. More...

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Sports

Falcons fall to Wildcats in opener

For the Connellsville softball team, a home loss to Latrobe was not the ideal way to start the season on Tuesday afternoon. More...

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Mt. Pleasant baseball team blanks Brownsville

The Mt. Pleasant baseball team has been focusing on pulling together and playing as a team. More...

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