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Dunbar Twp. students involved in vehicle accident

No one was injured Thursday when a vehicle collided with the back of a vehicle transporting Dunbar Township Elementary students from the school.  The accident occurred at around 3:45 p.m. More...

News

Rutgers reporter asks Obama for interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — A college reporter spending time the White House has landed what many beat reporters long for: an interview with President Barack Obama.  More...

Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend gets 21 more months in prison

BOSTON (AP) — The longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to an additional 21 months in prison by a judge who said she had shown a “twisted” sense of loyalty to Bulger by refus More...

Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war, is and should remain “under Israel’s sovereignty perma More...

Opinion

Let’s clear the air in PA

PA Guest Editorial

Water quality has been in the news quite a bit recently, but the quality of something you take into your body every moment of every day — the air we all breathe — doesn’t seem to make waves very often.  More...

Political Cartoon

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How not to pursue the American dream

Call me unpatriotic, but whenever I hear people prating about the “American Dream,” it sets my teeth on edge. The thing about dreams, see, is that they’re imaginary. A figment of your imagination. So you have a dream. Good for you. More...

Lifestyles

Family history raises Alzheimer’s risk, but it’s still low

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: My father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Does that mean that my children and I will eventually develop Alzheimer’s too? More...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS/ACTIVITIES

Senior menus and activities for the week of May 2 follow: 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...

SCHOOL MENUS

Menus for the week of May 2 include:  CONNELLSVILLE  Senior high  MONDAY: Hamburger on bun, tater tots, baked beans, oranges, mixed fruit cup, milk  TUESDAY: Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes/gravy, steamed broccoli, roll, fresh a More...

Woman charged in pedestrian-vehicle accident waives hearing

A Connellsville woman who was charged in connection with a pedestrian-vehicle accident waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday.  More...

Dunbar Twp. Elementary students learn with Bee-Bots

Students at Dunbar Township Elementary School invited bees into their classrooms this spring, as part of an ongoing partnership with California University of Pennsylvania.  However, as teacher Liz Pernelli will tell you, these aren’t your More...

Obituaries

Debohra Wilson

Bullskin Township

Debohra (Debbie) Diane (Miles) Wilson, 64, of Bullskin Township, peacefully passed away surrounded by love after a valiant fight against Leukemia, on April 28, 2016 in West Penn Hospital.  Debbie was born on November 11, 1951, the daughter of Ru More...

Harold Black

Donegal

Harold Ray Black, 38, of Donegal, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown.  He was born March 6, 1978, in Uniontown, son of Barry L. Black and Mary C. King  Black) Swope.  Surviving are his mother, Mary C. More...

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...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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On This Date

In 1429, 17-year-old Joan of Arc led French forces in relieving the besieged city of Orleans, France. In 1862, Union forces officially took possession of New Orleans. In 1945, the Dachau concentration camp in Germany was liberated by U.S. More...

Sudoku

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Sports

MPIAA ready for 45th season

On Saturday, Frick Park most likely will be one of the busiest places in the Mt. Pleasant area. That’s when 222 girls between the ages of 4 and 19 will come together to kick off the 45th season of the Mt. Pleasant Independent Athletic Association. More...

Sports Notices

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Caps beat Pens in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. More...

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