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May 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Display commemorates 80th anniversary of local athlete’s Olympic achievement

An Olympic torch from the 1936 Berlin Olympics, souvenirs, and photos of gold medal winner and Connellsville native John Woodruff are some of the highlights of the current exhibition at the Connellsville Canteen commemorating the 80th anniversary of More...

News

Colorado verdict likely deters strict security at the movies

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Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that led to two arrests but spared the golf great from More...

Florida police officer kills man during confrontation

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer has fatally shot a man during a confrontation.  The Miami Herald (http://goo.gl/ghKzyw) reports that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon.  Miami-Dade police report that the of More...

Opinion

U.S. Guest Editorial

Pity the poor Republican leaders. They must choose whether to back a candidate whose rhetoric is hateful, whose policy positions often make no sense and who isn’t even a true conservative. More...

Political Cartoon

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Ano-Trump column

What do Genghis Kahn, William the Conqueror, and Geronimo all have in common? Mighty warriors, they died not in battle, but by falling off horses. More...

Sports

Wiltrout wins third WPIAL gold

Madison Wiltrout is not yet at her best.  The long road back from last summer’s elbow surgery has not been easy for the Connellsville javelin thrower. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

RUNNING Highlands 5K   More...

Pens finding higher gear against Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Few NHL teams have the quickness, speed, skill and depth to overwhelm the Tampa Bay Lightning, which the Pittsburgh Penguins have done through three games of the Eastern Conference finals.  More...

Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years after the Great Recession, Americans’ financ More...

Fayette approves CHIP/ FACT grant application

FACT officials and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) may now submit an application to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a $75,185 Rides to Wellness Grant after Fayette County Commissioners approved a request Thursday.&nb More...

Tap-in fees still topic at Dunbar Sanitary Authority

More Dunbar residents came to Dunbar Borough/ Township Sanitary Authority to question the reason they should pay an $1,800 tap-in fee to tap into the new sewage plant when they have a septic tank on their property.  More...

Communities release Memorial Day observances

Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by Gen. More...

Obituaries

Salvatore Cagnina

Connellsville

Salvatore Cagnina, 75, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at home. He was born Jan. 25, 1941 in Santa Caterina, Sicily, Italy where he frequently stayed and worked in his garden), a son of the late Alfonzo and Maria (Amica) Cagnina. More...

Mindy Lubich

South Connellsville

Mindy Lubich, 38, of South Connellsville, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Arrangements are under the direction of VITO C MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME and will be announced when complete. More...

Todd Neiderhiser

Acme

Todd Gomer “Hatch” Neiderhiser, 48, of Acme, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, May 16, 2016, due to a heart attack. He was born Aug. 31, 1967 in Connellsville, a son of Bonita “Bonnie” Neiderhiser of Acme. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Support for victims  Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA provides a low-pressure support group that will help. Contact DVSSP at 724-437-2530 in Fayette County for more details.  Rummage Sale   More...

On This Date

In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which provided Western settlers free land for farms. In 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received the U.S. patent for blue jeans. More...

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Lifestyles

Strawberry Festival to be held at Calvary United Methodist Church

You are invited to a Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Methodist Men’s Group 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the fellowship hall of the Calvary United Methodist Church, 328 Calvary Church Road, Acme. More...

Farmed or wild-caught, salmon is good source of healthy fat

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve written that fatty fish like salmon are a good source of omega-3 fats. Does it matter whether the salmon is farmed or wild?   More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“Therefore it is come to pass, that as he cried, and they would not hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, said the LORD of hosts:” Zechariah 7:13 AKJV More...

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