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April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Embarking on an Honor Flight

Florence “Shutsy” Reynolds of Connellsville is embarking today on an Honor Flight – special group trip arranged for veterans to visit the war memorials in Washington DC. More...

News

Uniontown hospital executive discusses mission statement

Steve Handy, Uniontown Hospital’s chief executive officer, said he wants to put the community voice back into the hospital’s operations.  Handy was the speaker at Wednesday’s session of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus&rsq More...

Dunbar man charged in sexual assault

A Dunbar man has been charged in the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old female.  More...

Women’s conference registration due by May 13

The ninth annual Women of the Way ladies Conference sponsored by Pennsville Baptist Church and Wooddale Bible Brethren Church is scheduled for May 20 and 21. More...

Opinion

U.S. Guest Editorials

Americans’ faith in their financial system has rarely been so low. Presidential candidates in both parties, from Sen. Ted Cruz on the right to Sen. More...

Political Cartoon

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Americans both love and fear outsider heroes

Commentary

WASHINGTON — Try thinking about this week’s confusing Republican and Democratic primary elections in New York this way: More...

Sports

Falcons blank Cavaliers

For so many home games this season, the Connellsville softball team has fallen behind early and has been forced to play catch-up. The results in those games were not good for the Falcons. More...

Monessen sweeps Geibel in twinbill

Geibel Catholic went to Monessen for a Section 2-A doubleheader Wednesday, and unfortunately for the Gators, they dropped both contests by the scores of 8-1 and 6-0.  Geibel Catholic coach Shawn Fuller was not happy with his team’s overall More...

PSU leaning toward renovating stadium

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State officials are looking at renovating rather than replacing Beaver Stadium at the central Pennsylvania university’s main campus.  More...

Conflict continues over airport authority appointment

The Fayette County Airport Authority meeting turned hostile Wednesday, regarding the recent appointment of Monty “Cash” Lilley. More...

Judge: judicial retirement age votes won’t count

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge ruled Wednesday that primary election votes cast on a constitutional amendment ballot question to extend the state’s judicial retirement age won’t count.  More...

Dunbar Township Elementary raises money for autistic support classroom

At first glance, the first autism support classroom in Connellsville Area School District history, located at Dunbar Township Elementary School, looks like your normal classroom. Then the kids come in. More...

Obituaries

Connie L. Hart

Normalville

Connie L. Bigam Hart, 67, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. More...

Donald Nicholson Sr.

Connellsville

Donald Richard Nicholson Sr., 75, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Westmoreland Regional Hospital. He was born April 6, 1941, in Connellsville, the son of the late Edward and Ida Mae (Johnson) Nicholson. More...

James S. Smith

Greenfield

James S. “Jim” Smith of Greenfield passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Hancock Regional Hospice, Greenfield. He was born in Akron, OH on February 5, 1926 to the late Cecilia  Szwed) Lack.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1836, Texas forces under the command of Sam Houston defeated Mexican forces at the Battle of San Jacinto. More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Leisenring cleanup The 12th annual spring cleanup day will be held in Leisenring on April 23. Volunteers are asked to gather in front of the Leisenring Post Office at 8 a.m. Bullskin cleanup More...

Mediterranean diet may protect brain as well as heart

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I know that the Mediterranean diet is supposed to improve heart health. Recently I heard it also improves brain health. Is that pretty well established? Of all the organs I want to protect, my brain is “numero uno.” More...

5 Tips to Breathe Easy This Spring

Allergy and asthma sufferers can take a deep breath with these easy-to-implement tips to avoid illness this season

Spring brings a bounty of blooms, green grass and beautiful weather. For an increasing number of Americans that suffer from allergies and asthma, it also brings wheezing, sneezing and asthma attacks. More...

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