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April 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers to fill care packages for soldiers overseas

Nicholas Ohler of White was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.  While there, the Marine received care packages from his mother, Vickie Ohler.  Vickie Ohler knew how important those packages were to her son and thought others would appreciate More...

News

Kasich pitches himself as alternative to GOP rivals

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Mt. Pleasant alert siren equipped for remote response

Last June, aparking lot full of people were gathered during the annual, summer festival held by Vi sitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Mt. Pleasant Borough when a long, bright wail pierced the air around them.  More...

Possible death of defendant announced during plea hearing

The attorney for an 82-year old Dunbar man accused in a sex case claims her client is dead. Pittsburgh attorney Shelley Duff made the announcement Thursday at a plea hearing in Fayette County court for John Francis O’Wade. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1826, Samuel Morey received the patent for the first internal combustion engine. In 1945, Operation Iceberg began as U.S. troops landed on the Japanese island of Okinawa.  More...

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Lifestyles

SENIOR CENTER MENUS/ACTIVITIES

Senior menus and activities for the week of April 4 follow:  Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

BPW meets   Connellsville Business and Professional Women’s Club monthly meeting will be held April 4 at Bud Murphys. Networking begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and business meeting following. All are welcome.  Clothesline   More...

SCHOOL MENUS

Menus for the week of April 4 include:  CONNELLSVILLE  Senior high  MONDAY: Hamburger on bun, tater tots, baked beans, oranges, mixed fruit cup, chocolate chip cookie, milk  More...

Bullskin asked to help fund study of Greenlick Park

The Jacobs Creek Watershed Association has asked Bullkin Township Supervisors to help fund a master plan for Greenlick Park.  Jacobs Creek Watershed Association Executive Director Anne Quinn and Tim Hummell, project manager, made the request to More...

Dunbar woman killed in two vehicle crash

A 25-year-old Dunbar woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on New Salem Road, Redstone Township, early Thursday morning. State police at Uniontown said Melissa L. Papincak was ejected from her vehicle. More...

Vehicle into house

Hecla Volunteer Fire Department, as well as Mt. Pleasant and Medic 10 were called to the scene at 12:34 p.m. Thursday when a vehicle went into a house at 432 Bridgeport Street in Mt. More...

Obituaries

Sharon Oblack

West Newton

Sharon A. Melton Oblack, 79, of West Newton, passed away peacefully, Wednesday afternoon, March 30, 2016, in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pittsburgh, while being comforted by her loving daughters. More...

Opinion

Pennsylvanians will have a choice in the April primary election

With all of the hype surrounding the 2016 presidential elections, most Pennsylvanians know that when they enter the voting booth on Primary Day, April 26, they will cast votes to choose their party’s presidential candidate.  More...

Obama outclasses both Trump and Cruz

An old friend recently told me about a remarkable conversation she’d had with her mother, who is 95. A white resident of the Deep South from birth, she’d shown a lifelong indifference, if not aversion, to politics. More...

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Sports

CAHS, LH track teams split

The wet weather on Thursday held off long enough for the Connellsville and Laurel Highlands track teams to battle it out in a Section 2-AAA meet at Connellsville Stadium.  More...

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BASEBALL  C’ville Junior Legion   More...

Vikings corral Fillies

Kayla Queer hit a three-run home run, and Meadow Uncapher pitched a one-hitter, striking out nine batters as the Mt. Pleasant softball team rolled to a 9-0 win over visiting Laurel Highlands in Section 4-AAA action on Thursday. More...

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