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April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Around 200 expected for Connellsville clean-up

When Connellsville Community Clean-up began three years ago by founder and former Connellsville councilman Aaron Zolbrod, the goal was to get a handful of people together to help clean up the city, one piece of litter at a time.  “The goal More...

New member named to S. Connellsville council

South Connellsville Borough appointed another new council member during a special meeting Monday.  George Jay, of Jay Masonry and Landscaping, was sworn in as a council member.  He was also named chairman of the parks and recreation committ More...

News

Brothers charged with killing missing Washington couple

SEATTLE (AP) — Two brothers wanted in the disappearance and presumed slayings of a Washington state couple may be heading for the Mexican border, authorities said Tuesday as they charged the pair with first-degree murder.  More...

Social media to broadcast lenient DUI sentences

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Commissioners to discuss prison healthcare decisions

Fayette County Commissioners will make preliminary decisions regarding mental health services within the county prison during their meeting Thursday.  Commissioners discussed several expiring contract issues during last week’s agenda meeti More...

Opinion

Westsylvania

A Week to Remember the Lost Children

Here in the Alleghenies it appears that the first week of April, 2016, had much in common with a certain week of April 160 years ago – more like late winter than spring with low double-digit temperatures and snow. More...

Political Cartoon

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For Donald Trump, two outrage-free weeks

Have you noticed something different about the Trump campaign? It’s been more than two weeks since the last really outrageous thing the Republican front-runner has said or done. More...

Lifestyles

Smart Home Safety for Spring

Today’s homeowners aren’t only focused on style – they desire the safety provided by smart home technology.A 2016 Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey found that 45 percent adults polled in the U.S. More...

Universally, Beautifully Designed

It’s difficult to argue with the logic of universal design. More...

Seton Hill University Theatre presents ‘The Good Person of Setzuan’

GREENSBURG — The Seton Hill University Theatre and Dance Program will present “Good Person of Setzuan” by Bertolt Brecht, Translation by Ralph Manheim and John Willett, April 22 to 30 in the William Granger Ryan Theatre, Performing More...

Italian Festival coming to Connellsville

The 2016 Fayette County Italian Festival will have a new home in August. Connellsville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to enter into an agreement with Fayette Festivals, LLC to hold the annual Italian Festival in the city from Aug. More...

Peddling through the Fay-West

After peddling their tandem along the Great Allegheny Passage to the Connellsville Canteen, Mary Shaw and Roy Weil of Pittsburgh toured the Dunbar Historical Society Museum and toured the Sheepskin Trail. Franklin LaCava | The Daily Courier More...

Fayette court voids Amerikohl’s permits at Curry Mine

The Fayette County Court of Common Pleas has voided a zoning exception that would have permitted the Butler based mining corporation Amerikohl to operate the 600-acre Curry Mine site in Dunbar Township.  More...

Obituaries

Helen E. Bull

Connellsville

Helen E. (Rugg) Bull, 49,  Connellsville died Saturday, April 16, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born July 25, 1966 in Connellsville, a daughter of Pearl (Herman Yealey) Rugg and the late Homer Rugg. More...

Charles N. Pavone Sr.

Connellsville

Charles Norman Pavone, Sr. More...

Ernestine L. Puskhar

MelCroft

Ernestine L. Pushkar, 92, of Melcroft, died Tuesday April 19, 2016, in JoElla’s Personal Care Home, Scottdale. She was born March 28, 1924, in Floyd Co, VA. a daughter of the late Wade and Lena Boone Sisson. Mrs. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Rummage buildings   Rummage buildings are now open every Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fairview Church of God, located on Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg. More...

On This Date

In 1902, Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium for the first time. In 1946, the League of Nations officially dissolved. More...

Sudoku

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Sports

BIBLE DIGEST

“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” Revelation 3:20 AKJV More...

Leopards knock off Falcons

As the weather warms, area track meets become bigger and bigger. More...

Sports Notices

RUNNING Tri-Town Trot

• The annual Tri-Town Trot will be held at 9 a.m. June 4 as part of the 25th annual Tri-Town Homecoming Weekend. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Cochran House in Dawson. Registration is $12 by mail and $15 on race day. More...

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