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April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville police investigating attempted robbery

Connellsville police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred Tuesday at the Honey Bear Sunoco gas station, located along Snyder Street.  Police said a white male entered the store Tuesday night and approached the front counter More...

News

Prince’s estate to be temporarily managed by trust company

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge appointed a corporate trust company on Wednesday to temporarily oversee Prince’s multi-million-dollar estate, saying the emergency appointment was necessary because the superstar musician doesn’t appear to have a More...

Prosecutor offers no details on Phoenix freeway shootings

PHOENIX (AP) — For months, metropolitan Phoenix residents lived in fear as shots were fired at motorists on the freeway at random. More...

Water authority approves settlement

The North Fayette Municipal Water Authority on Tuesday voted to approve a $9,000 settlement for damages to a Columbia Gas mainline fronting 204 Water St. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On this Date

In 1789, a mutiny broke out on the British trade ship Bounty.  In 1945, Italian partisans executed dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress by firing squad.  In 1952, the United States ended its occupation of Japan.   More...

Did You Know?

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings. More...

Do Just One Thing

When buying canned tuna, there are no standards for certified organic, so look for brands that use sustainable methods for capture, like pole and line fishing. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Applications available   Applications are now available for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Rep. More...

Reversal of best practices is not uncommon in medicine

ASK Dr. K

DEAR READERS: In yesterday’s column, I answered a reader’s question about why doctors seem to change their minds about the best treatments More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.” Psalms 136:1 AKJV Have you taken time to thank the Lord? Do it now. More...

ColorRun set to be held at Ramsay

On May 21, the Ramsay/Rumbaugh Parent Teacher Organization will play host to the inaugural “My School Color Run” at Ramsay Elementary School to raise money for new playground equipment. More...

CASB approves cyber services agreement

In a special board meeting Wednesday, Connellsville Area School Board approved a cyber services agreement with Seneca Valley and the creation of a “Blended Academy” to serve the district as an alternative education program.  More...

Obituaries

Carl Davis

Belle Vernon

Carl Wesley Davis, 57, of Belle Vernon (formerly of Dawson), passed away at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Carl Wesley was born June 16, 1958 in Mt. More...

Richard D. Felton

HunkeR

Richard D. Felton, 70 of Hunker, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 24, 2016 at his home. He was born, May 16, 1945 in Somerset, a son of the late Dale M.E. and C. Louise (Sargent) Felton.  More...

Sara B. Suter

Ruffsdale

Sara B. (Piper) Suter, 88, of Ruffsdale, passed away at 1:35 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Sara was born November 28, 1927 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Joseph M. and Leona B. (Johnson) Piper, Sr. She was married to Quintin L. More...

Opinion

Pennsylvania Guest Editorial

Pa. Medical marijuana: it’s about time!

Well . finally. State lawmakers have passed and Gov. Tom Wolf said he will sign legislation allowing usage of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. That only took . what, 20 years? More...

Quiet strength prevails in obama legacy

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- No, of course, I would never say “I told you so.” Reminding people that you were right, particularly about a controversial president of the United States, is just not cool. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Fayette County HOF class announced

It’s no doubt that being inducted into a hall of fame is an honor. But being elected to the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame took on very personal significance for local nominees. More...

Warriors too much for Falcons

If the Connellsville baseball team comes up short of its goal of reaching the playoffs this season, it won’t have to look too hard to find the reason. The Falcons have compiled a 5-5 record in Section 2-AAAA and are very much in the playoff chase. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

BASKETBALL Falcon camp More...

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