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April 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tourism topic of Monday’s Ambassador program

Cathy McCollum will present “River Oriented Tourism” 6 p.m. More...

News

Pope emphasizes flexibility over rules for modern families

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot be the final word in answering tricky moral questions and that Catholic More...

Southmoreland recognizes wrestling champion

The Southmoreland School Board honored the district’s first state wrestling champion at its work session. Jake Beistel captured the PIAA Class AA heavyweight title March 12 with a 3-2 victory over Zach Stafford of Cambridge Springs. More...

MARRIAGES LICENSES

Fayette Those applying for marriage licenses recently in Fayette County include: • Sean Middletown, LaBelle and Nakia Williams, Uniontown • Christopher James Myers Jr. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorials

The Telegraph on the Panama Papers:  More...

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The Wisconsin effect

Commentary

So where are we now? Short answer: With less clarity than we had as April began, only days ago. With greater likelihood of at least one contested midsummer convention, a faint prospect only months ago. More...

Sports

Falcons fly by RiverHawks

Many times, one inning in baseball usually makes the difference between winning and losing, and that was certainly the case in Friday’s Section 2-AAAA showdown between Connellsville and visiting Armstrong. More...

Scotties power past Mustangs

Olivia Porter went 4-for-5 at the plate, with a double, a triple, and five RBIs to lead the Southmoreland softball team to a 10-3 win at Laurel Highlands in Section 4-AAA on Friday. More...

Marte’s slam lifts Bucs over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP)— Starling Marte hit his first career grand slam, connecting off new Reds closer J.J. More...

Police report 2 robberies in city

Connellsville police are investigating two robberies. The first occurred about 2:30 a.m. March 30, a press release stated. A man entered the Reddy’s Sunoco gas station at 225 Memorial Blvd. More...

Dunbar Township residents continue to question tap-in fees

Residents at a Dunbar Township supervisors’ meeting lodged more complaints about tap-in fees for a Dunbar Borough/Township Sanitary Authority sewer project. More...

Watershed tackles acid mine pollution

One of the most acidic streams in Pennsylvania has been targeted for improvement.  The Mountain Watershed Association has received a $123,543 grant through the state Abandoned Mine Drainage Set-Aside Program.  More...

Obituaries

Ida L. Breakiron

Connellsville

Ida L. Breakiron, age 94, of Connellsville, went to be with the Lord, on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Harmon House in Mt. Pleasant, surrounded by her loving family More...

Virginia Rendine

South Connellsville

Virginia Ardell Beal Rendine, 90, of South Connellsville passed away peacefully Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Highlands Hospital, while surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 3, 1926 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late James G. More...

Ronald Trubiani

Scottdale

Ronald A. (Truby) Trubiani, 64, of Scottdale, died peacefully, Thursday evening, April 7, 2016, in the comfort of his home and surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 10, 1951 in Charleroi, . More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Grant applications   U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R – Pa.) announced that the U.S. More...

On This Date

In 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, effectively ending the Civil War. In 1940, Germany launched Operation Weseruebung, invading Norway and Denmark.  More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repents him of the evil.” Joel 2:13 AKJV Repent of sin and God will forgive and restore. More...

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