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May 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Artworks transitioning to Appalachian Creativity

Artworks Connellsville will close the last week of May. More...

News

Prosecutor plans to show ‘Grim Sleeper’ killed 5 more women

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the “Grim Sleeper” took a break from murdering women in Los Angeles, it was shorter than initially believed, according to prosecutors seeking the death penalty for the serial killer.  More...

School Menus

Menus for the week of May 16 include:  CONNELLSVILLE  Senior high  MONDAY: Chicken patty sandwich, baked beans, sweet potato fries/French fries, steamed corn, fresh apple/ mixed fruit cup, cookie, milk  More...

Community Foundation, Chevron award local organizations $266,000

Fayette County’s Community Foundation awarded more than $266,000 to local organizations during its annual Spring Cycle Grant Awards and Funding Distribution ceremony Wednesday.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On the Date

In 1940, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave his “blood, toil, tears and sweat” speech to the British House of Commons as Germany’s conquest of France began. More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Golf outing Conn Area Catholic will hold its annual golf outing June 5 at Donegal Highlands Golf Course. For information, call 724-628-5090 or email Ceal Solan at csolan@connareacatholic.org. Rabies clinic More...

Vaginal pain during intercourse can be relieved

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my late 50s. Lately, I have vaginal pain every time my husband and I have intercourse. I mentioned this to some friends, and it turns out a few of them also experienced vaginal pain, starting around menopause. More...

Drug Companies Nervous as Doctors and Patients Demand the AloeCure

Big Pharma execs stand to lose billions as doctors and their patients abandon drugs like Nexium and Prilosec . Drug free remedy could put Big Pharma out of the digestion business.   More...

Cicada emerging in the Fay-West

Five counties in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania as well as much of eastern Ohio, western Maryland, most of West Virginia and a small area in northwestern Virginia are about to experience the cyclical emergence of the cicada – commonly More...

Spring cleanup in Connellsville on Saturday

Spring cleanup in the City of Connellsville is set for May 14.  Residents are reminded no televisions,tires, computer screens, oils, paints, etc. More...

Obituaries

M. Joseph Ministerman

Scottdale

M. Joseph Minsterman, 89, of Scottdale, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016.   ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNEAL HOME, 105 Spring Street, Scottdale.   More...

Patricia Ritenour

Connellsville

Patricia Grace Clark Ritenour, 79, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in the UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh with her loving family by her side. More...

Opinion

On the Washington Redskins nickname

The Supreme Court may rule sooner than expected on whether the Washington Redskins are entitled to trademark protection for their controversial name. The outcome, we hope, will be a holding by the court that the U.S. More...

What has happened to our election?

“When a man’s fancy gets astride on his reason, when imagination is at cuffs with the senses, and common understanding as well as common sense is kicked out of doors, the first proselyte he makes is himself.”  — Jonathan More...

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Sports

Teams ready for WPIAL playoffs

The WPIAL released its softball playoff brackets on Thursday and three local teams will begin their quest for a championship, starting next week. Southmoreland and Mt. More...

Sports Notices

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Penguins, Lightning set for East finals

PITTSBURGH (AP)— On the calendar, the gap between the last time the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning met and Friday night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals is less than three months.  Within the lifespan of a seaso More...

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