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May 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Students ‘inspire’ with public art project

Highlands Hospital will host an art project created by 40 life skill and autistic students in an effort to both inspire and raise awareness.  The art piece, entitled “We Will Inspire You to be a Special Type of Person,” was created t More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

James Bond meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to build a safer gun DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. More...

Fort Allen hosts Hammer-In and Plow Day fun

  James Bruner of Kingwood (left) and Rick Wagner of Blairsville (right), square off during the horseshoe pitching contest at Fort Allen on Saturday. More...

Juvenile charged with making bomb threat

State police at Uniontown have charged an 11-year-old male from Uniontown with calling in a bomb threat to the Uniontown Walmart in South Union Township on March 25. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1536, King Henry VIII of England had Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, arrested and imprisoned on charges of high treason. In 1611, the King James Bible was first published in London. In 1918, General Motors Corp. 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...

Sudoku

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Sports

Pisarski wins county meet MVP honor

The latest edition of the Fayette County Track Coaches Association Championship Meet featured seven record breaking performances and plenty of dominant individual and team efforts at Uniontown High School on Saturday. More...

Brownsville girls sweep MVP honors at county meet

With seven records falling at the Fayette County Track Coaches Association Championship Meet on Saturday at Uniontown High School, it’s easy to understand why this year’s meet will be one to remember for quite a long time. More...

Athletes shine at WCCA

Several local athletes earned top-three finishes at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Latrobe.  In the boys meet, Southmoreland’s Ben Bickerton finished first overall in the 3200 (9:40 More...

Fay-West plans Day of Prayer services

On Thursday, local communities are preparing to observe a National Day of Prayer. In Connellsville, the observance is being sponsored by the Connellsville Ministerial Association. It will be held at 7 p.m. at Lions Square. The Rev. Dr. More...

Rolling Thunder to dedicate POW/MIA chair

The Fayette County Courthouse will soon have a new, permanent addition to its main entranceway. More...

Obituaries

Sandra Dillinger

Everson

Sandra (Sandy) Sue Dillinger, 64,of Everson, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. More...

Uwanda Leighliter

Connellsville

Uwanda M. “Wanda” Hann Leighliter, 82, a lifelong resident of Connellsville passed away peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2016 at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. She was born Dec. More...

Opinion

PA Guest Editorial

In an open letter, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman will grace the new $20 bill. More...

Political Cartoon

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The ACLU’s cynical attack on criminal justice reform

Commentary

Under the leadership of Anthony Romero, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a diminished shadow of its former self. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Bloodmobiles The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. More...

Take these steps to combat burning mouth syndrome

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: For some time, I’ve had a burning and tingling in my mouth. My dentist and doctor seem to be mystified. What could be causing my symptoms, and what can I do? More...

Should you room with a high school friend in college?

Yes, familiarity is important More...

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