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May 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigating robbery at Honey Bear

State police at Uniontown are looking for a white woman in her mid to late 20s in connection with the robbery of the Honey Bear Mini Mart on Saturday.  Police said the robbery occurred at 6:40 p.m. at the store, located at 2561 Memorial Blvd. More...

News

Russia has doping problem and is ‘sorry,’ says minister

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has a “problem” with doping and is “very sorry” that its cheating athletes were not caught sooner, the country’s sports minister said.  Russia, a track and field powerhouse, was suspended More...

Police: Man threw gas on woman as she smoked, killing her

BENSALEM, Pa. More...

Coroner: Man killed when van rolls onto him

BROWNSVILLE (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a man died after the van he was working on rolled onto him. More...

Opinion

Another View

Recent reports of toddlers involved in accidental shootings have prompted a renewed focus on gun-safety laws. More...

Political Cartoon

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Free speech is going to the dogs

In most of the developed world, criminal “hate speech” laws are common and frequently applied. More...

Sports

Frazier ready to start playoff run

Qualifying for the WPIAL playoffs has not been a problem for the Frazier softball team in recent years. In fact, the Commodores have not missed the playoffs since the 2009 season. More...

Bishop’s status uncertain for Game 2 against Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Bishop’s mind raced as the Tampa Bay Lightning goalie writhed in pain on the ice after awkwardly twisting his left leg in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.  The internal “what ifs&rdquo More...

Pirates edge Cubs 2-1 behind Cole

CHICAGO (AP) — Starling Marte singled with one out in the seventh inning to end Jon Lester’s no-hit bid, then scored on Jung Ho Kang’s double to put Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates ahead to stay in a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday More...

NEON NIGHTS

Brightly colored runners and walkers took off on Saturday evening competing in the 3rd Annual New Haven Hose Fire Company Neon Nights 5k. More...

Mt. Pleasant farmer’s market to kick off May 25

Just as its name implies, the soon-to-return, Mt. Pleasant Farmer’s Market is growing, as vendor registration has already surpassed totals from this time last year.  More...

Dunbar hosts third annual Ramp Festival

Dunbar held its third annual Ramp Fest Saturday, on the Dunbar Volunteer Fire Company’s grounds and connecting playground.  More...

Obituaries

Donna Hall

Forward Township

Donna (Eckman) Hall, 91 of Forward Township, formerly of Scottdale, died Friday, May 13, 2016 in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Mt. Lebanon. Born November 4, 1924 in Greensburg, she was the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Breen) Eckman. More...

Lisa J. White

Mt. Pleasant

Lisa J. White, 52, of Mt. Pleasant passed away peacefully Thursday, May 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Lisa was born August 22, 1963 in Greensburg, the daughter of Richard and Beverly Rowe White of White, PA. More...

Harry Zimmerman

Scottdale

Harry Donald Zimmerman, 92, a lifelong resident of Scottdale, died early Saturday morning, May 14, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1868, President Andrew Johnson was acquitted in his impeachment trial by one Senate vote. In 1929, the first Academy Awards were presented. In 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising officially ended as German forces destroyed the Gre More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Lunch and learn A lunch and learn will be held noon May 17 at the Connellsville Canteen located at 131 W. Crawford Ave. Donation of $5 is asked to offset the cost of lunch. Speaker will be Autumn L. Edmiston, CEO, Edmiston Group. More...

Marriage Licenses

Fayette • Michael Edward Stonick and Julia Louise Hicks, both of Uniontown More...

Daily headaches could be a sign of serious illness

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve had a headache every day for at least six months. Painkillers don’t help much. I know headaches are common, and I don’t like calling my doctor unless it’s a serious problem. Should I call him? DEAR READER: Yes, you should. More...

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