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ContactUS to bring 147 jobs to Fayette

ContactUS, LLC, a provider of contact center support, will establish operations in Redstone Township. y. The move will result in 147 jobs.  State Sen. More...

News

Senegal takes in 2 Libyan prisoners from Guantanamo

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal has agreed to take in two Libyans who spent nearly 14 years in custody at the U.S. base in Cuba without charge, becoming the second country in West Africa to accept former detainees, officials said Monday.  More...

Data trove offers glimpse of how the rich hide their money

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama based law firm offers a glimpse into the shadowy world where the rich and powerful hide their money, raising sharp questions about the use of shell companies that obscure More...

Leaks about offshore accounts leave Russians unimpressed

MOSCOW (AP) — In the list of presidents, prime ministers, sheikhs, billionaires and other magnates cited in a sweeping worldwide investigation into hidden assets in offshore accounts, there was an odd man out: A Russian cellist.  More...

Opinion

Letters

The guest editorial in your March 24, 2016 edition regarding illegal aliens receiving benefits under the Affordable Care Act was interesting and disconcerting to say the least. More...

Political Cartoon

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A different kind of pro-life strategy

“I skipped out of the confessional.” For 29 years, Veronica (I’ve changed her name to protect her privacy) had avoided the Church and lived in “constant fear,” as she describes it, “that my secret would get out and the people I loved the most would More...

Sports

Roller derby team set to open season

Along with the usual mix of hockey, inline skating, and children’s events, there will be something a little different on tap at HotShots Indoor Sports Arena on Saturday night. More...

Sports Notices

BASEBALL C’ville Colt/Pony • The Connellsville Colt and Pony League will have a meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in room 121 of Connellsville High School. The board would like coaches to attend. GOLF More...

Pirates, Polanco agree to 5-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have locked up promising outfielder Gregory Polanco well into the next decade.  More...

3 charged in string of burglaries

Three Normalville men are accused of taking part in a string of burglaries in Bullskin, Saltlick and Springfield townships during January.  More...

Rescue training held in Dunbar

Two Fayette County fire departments underwent vehicle rescue training Sunday in Dunbar for new firefighters to learn how to use the tools of the trade.  “We do this a couple times a year,” said Richard Watson, Dunbar Volunteer Fire D More...

Obituaries

Ronald S. Cramer

CONNELLSVILLE

Ronald S. Cramer, 53, of Connellsville died Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the home of his mother in Indian Head. He was born Sept. More...

Mark A. Kessler

UNIONTOWN

Mark A. Kessler, 59, of Uniontown, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born March 9, 1957, in Connellsville, son of Richard E. Kessler Sr. of Uniontown and the late Shirley {McGann} Kessler.  More...

Genevieve I. Suttle

SCOTTDALE

Genevieve I. (Felgar) Suttle, 88, of Scottdale, passed away at 12:40 PM Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Walnut Ridge Care Center, Hempfield Township. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Jesus is the Answer Jesus Is The Answer will be presented at renewal services at the East Connellsville United Methodist Church, 109 East End Road, Connellsville, now through April 7 at 7 p.m. each evening. Special guest speaker is The Rev. More...

On This Date

In 1792, George Washington cast the first presidential veto, striking down a bill that concerned representative apportionment among the states. In 1933, President Franklin D. More...

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Lifestyles

Tourism topic of upcoming Ambassador program

Cathy McCollom will appear 6 to 8 p.m. April 11 to discuss ways to generate tourism in the Laurel Highlands. Her talk will be part of the Laurel Highlands Ambassador Program at the Connellsville Canteen on West Crawford Avenue. More...

ASK Dr. K

Tools can help arthritic hands perform everyday tasks

DEAR DOCTOR K: Age and arthritis have done a number on my hands. I’d like to continue cooking, eating and dressing independently, but it’s getting harder. Any advice?  More...

Record 1,200 students in BotsIQ finals

Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ, a gladiator-style robot competition, returns to California University of Pennsylvania’s Convocation Center on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, for the 11th Annual Finals Competition. More...

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