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April 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers are paramount to fire departments

“We are very fortunate to have dedicated volunteers here at New Haven that we do,” New Haven Hose Company Chief Bob Topper said of the members of the city volunteer fire department.  “We have dedicated volunteers who fight fire More...

News

Body parts found in Seattle likely are slaying victim’s

SEATTLE (AP) — Human remains that sanitation workers found in a Seattle neighborhood on Friday are likely those of a woman killed by a man who dumped some of her other body parts in a recycling bin last weekend, authorities said. More...

Mich. urges tougher lead rules after Flint

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would have the toughest lead-testing rules in the nation and require the replacement of all underground lead service pipes in the state under a sweeping plan that Gov. More...

Cruz defended Texas ban on sale of sex toys

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defending a Texas state law banning the sale of sex toys, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz argued in a 2007 court brief that individuals have no legal right to use them, even in the privacy of their own bedrooms. More...

Opinion

Letters

If you build it, they will come. If you just shoot it down, we have no worries. More...

Political Cartoon

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Tracking the Ted Cruz moment

Commentary

He won a big victory in Wisconsin. He pierced the Donald Trump mystique. He even got some of the Capitol Hill lawmakers who regard him as a revolutionary and renegade to slink cautiously into his corner. More...

Sports

Commodores cruise past Bulldogs

The Frazier softball team has gotten off to a great start in 2016 mainly because the Commodores have strong pitching, steady defense and timely hitting. All of those attributes were on display in Friday’s non-section home game against Beth-Center. More...

Wiltrout makes first throw of season, wins at Latrobe Invitational

Making her first competitive javelin throw since having elbow surgery last year, Connellsville junior Madison Wiltrout finished in first place at the Latrobe Invitational on Friday at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. More...

Brewers knock off Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two long two-run home runs and Jimmy Nelson took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 on Friday night. More...

Borough to amend outdated ordinances

South Connellsville Borough this week approved amending multiple long-standing ordinances.  Ordinances are pieces of legislation enacted by a municipal authority. More...

Bullskin robbery investigated

State police at Uniontown are investigating a robbery in which medication was stolen from a Rockwood man.  Police said the man told police he was punched in the back of the head when leaving the Medmart Pharmacy at 2:05 p.m. April 14. More...

Ambassador speaker to tell story of National Road

Donna Holdorf, executive director of the National Road Heritage Corridor, will present, “The Historic National Road – More than Just a Highway,” as part of the ongoing Laurel Highlands Ambassador series sponsored by the Fayette Coun More...

Obituaries

Phyllis E. Fisher

DAWSON

Phyllis E. Fisher, 81, of Dawson died Monday, April 11,2016, in the Harmon House, Mount Pleasant. She was born September 1, 1934 in Mount Pleasant daughter of the late Ira C. and Bertha Welshonse Shaw. Mrs. More...

William Ober

DICKERSON RUN

William ‘Bill’ E. Ober, 76, of Dickerson Run, formally of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the Lord, April 15, 2016 at Cherry Tree Nursing Center, Uniontown. More...

Lois M. Schnur

CHAMPION

Lois M. Beilstein Schnur, 80, of Champion, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Craigsville, a daughter of the late Earl and Ethel Kyle Beilstein.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1917, Vladimir Lenin returned to Russia in a sealed train after years in exile.  In 1943, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD.   More...

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Lifestyles

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SENIOR MENUS/ACTIVITIES

Senior menus and activities for the week of April 18 follow:  Connellsville   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...

BIBLE DIGEST

“And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?” Revelation 6:16-17 AKJV Judgment Day More...

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