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May 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Springfield Elementary adds new SMALLab

The walls of Springfield Township Elementary School’s soon-to-be SMALLab were not always the vibrant yellow and purple they are now. Earlier this school year, the walls were a plain tan. More...

News

Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom ‘Mr. Ed,’ dies at 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom “Mister Ed,” has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96. More...

Trump businesses honored by NY company closely tied to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen Donald Trump golf courses, hotels, casinos and private clubs have been honored with “Star Diamond” awards from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, a company that doles out shiny plaques representing “the mo More...

Sanders delegates brace for Philadelphia convention fight

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel McArthur is heading to the Democratic National Convention in July to serve as a delegate for Bernie Sanders. Screaming and shouting are a distinct possibility from the Sanders camp at the event, he says. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1856, Lawrence, Kansas, was sacked by pro-slavery activists. In 1881, the American Red Cross was established. More...

Sudoku

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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BIBLE DIGEST

“Open your mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. More...

Most men don’t need calcium supplements

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: Many years ago, my doctor told me that men, like women, should take calcium supplements. So I have been. Now I hear that it’s a bad idea. What do you think? More...

Fayette to hold Hard-to- Recycle event

Fayette County Commissioners announced the annual Hard-To-Recycle event. Planned in cooperation with PA Cleanways and the Fayette County Office of Recycling and Solid Waste, the drop-off event begins at 9 a.m. More...

Fayette seeks comments on road/bridge projects

Fayette County Commissioners and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) are currently seeking input from the general public on the Draft 2017-20 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  TIP identifies the region’s priority roadwa More...

Tri-Town Homecoming observes 25 years

The Tri-Town Homecoming is celebrating 25 years. The homecoming is sponsored by the Tri-Town Historical Society and all events will be held near the Cochran House in Dawson. Over the past 25 years, the homecoming event has drawn many. More...

Obituaries

Mindy Lubich

South Connellsville

Mindy LaShae Lubich, 38, of South Connellsville, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. She was born July 18, 1977, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of Sharon Lubich and Francis Straughters. More...

Opinion

PA Guest Editorials

Suppose you went to a restaurant and paid for the buffet. But instead of digging into the bountiful array spread before you, all you could do was choose from among the two least-appetizing options. More...

This election might realign parties, ideologies and customs

National Perspective

For months the American election was about personal advantage. Could insults drive political rivals out of the race? More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Scotties, Vikings ready for showdown

Usually, the deeper a team advances in a high school playoff bracket, the opponent becomes less and less familiar. That’s certainly not the case in one WPIAL Class AAA softball quarterfinal.  More...

Shaky Cole, good defense lead Pirates over Rockies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole didn’t have to give a detailed explanation about why he was the winning pitcher. “Defense,” the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander said. “Stellar defense all over the diamond.” More...

Pens’ rally falls short in Game 4 loss

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