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April 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fayette approves applying for grant for park plan

Fayette County Commissioners this week unanimously approved a grant application to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for preparation of a Master Site Plan for Jacobs Creek Park.  More...

Springfield students first to use one-button studio

Third-grade students from Springfield Township Elementary School visited Connellsville Area Senior High School Thursday to use the school’s new one-button recording studio as part of a class project.  More...

News

Prince’s death raises numerous questions about prior health

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in their athleticism.  More...

Federal judge orders vote recount on abortion amendment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered a recount of votes on a 2014 amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that made it easier to put restrictions on abortions.  More...

Hawaii seeks money to fight disease killing ohia trees

HONOLULU (AP) — State lawmakers have agreed to give $300,000 to figure out how to stop a fungus that has killed thousands of native ohia trees on Hawaii’s Big Island.  More...

Opinion

Words of wisdom from a peacemaker

PA Guest Editorial

One presidential candidate has promised to “carpet bomb” the Islamic State and subject American neighborhoods with large Muslim populations to intense policing and surveillance. More...

Letter

Commissioners Vicites and Zimmerlink have been county commissioners for 16 and 12 years respectively. They just asked for a list of repairs that need to be done in the county jail  More...

Winners with high negatives

National Perspective

PITTSBURGH -- The presidential campaign now moves here to Pennsylvania and four other Eastern states, with the two front-runners lengthening their leads over challengers whose White House prospects seem to be dimming by the day. More...

Sports

Photo

“We had a really good restart, and Kyle (Larson) just left the top open.” — Erik Jones, who took advantage of a restart with three laps left in Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Ki More...

That's Racin'

Crew chief Dave Rogers was part of an offseason shakeup at Joe Gibbs Racing when he switched from Denny Hamlin’s team to Carl Edwards’ No. 19 Toyota. Under Rogers’ guidance, the Edwards team has performed well this season, capped with a victory Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Rogers spoke with the media after the race:

Q. You’ve said you’re having more fun than you have in a long time. Why is that? DR: “Coach (team owner Joe Gibbs) taught me long ago that it’s all about people, and that’s why I’m having so much fun. More...

Photo

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Comcast Business Toyota, leads the pack past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday. More...

High turnout expected for Pa. primary

Final statistics from Pennsylvania elections officials show that nearly 165,000 voters switched their registration this year. More...

Election officials to post notice of voided votes

A Commonwealth Court judge ruled this week that all votes cast on a constitutional amendment ballot question won’t count during Tuesday’s primary election.  The ballot question asks voters if they want to increase the mandatory retir More...

Uniontown’s history topic of series program

Local author and historian Vicki Dutko Leonelli of Uniontown will bring some of Uniontown’s history to life at the Connellsville Canteen on Monday. Leonelli will be the featured speaker at the next Laurel Highlands Ambassador Program. More...

Obituaries

David W. Hough

Connellsville

David W. Hough, 73, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 20, 2016, with his loving family at his side. He was born Nov. 3, 1942 in Connellsville, a son of the late Clarence “Peck” and Sarah F. More...

Steve Klotz

Dunbar

Steve Klotz, 92, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, Friday, April 22, 2016. Steve was born Jan. 26, 1924 in Continental No. 2, son of the late John Klotz and Katherine Cherpak Klotz. More...

Daisy M. Nicholson

Uniontown

Daisy M. Tressler Nicholson, 91, of Uniontown, formerly of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born Sept. 9, 1924, in Meadowbrook, PA. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1635, the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, was founded in Boston, MA.  In 1908, Congress passed a bill establishing the U.S. Army Reserve.   More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Lecture   More...

Different conditions cause painful urination

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 50s, and every so often it is painful for several days when I urinate. The doctor tests me, says I don’t have a urinary tract infection, and that there’s nothing to do. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.”  Proverbs 29:22 AKJV  Anger is our enemy. We must let the peace of God rule our hearts.   More...

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