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May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer clean-up events planned in city

Believe in Connellsville is planning a number of summer projects throughout the city.  Member Susan McCarthy said the group plans to hold four events, in an effort to maintain the work done by community members during the city’s annual cle More...

News

Man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. More...

Israel’s Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians as defense minister on Wednesday, solidifying his parliamentary majority at the risk of antagonizing the international community and his own military More...

Cultural Trust to open Native American Interpretive Center

A Native American Interpretive Center is coming to 131 West Crawford Avenue, next door to the Connellsville Canteen in the building currently housing Artworks.  The Fayette Cultural Trust, in conjunction with California University of Pennsylvani More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1865, the last Confederate forces fighting the Civil War surrendered in Galveston, Texas. More...

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Lifestyles

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Abuse awareness More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“For the LORD, the God of Israel, said that he hates putting away: for one covers violence with his garment, said the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that you deal not treacherously.” Malachi 2:16 AKJV More...

Buddies for Better Health

Informal exercise partnerships allow fitness to happen at any meeting, park or neighborhood gathering, and it helps all involved to stay involved

Your colleagues, friends and even your dog can become your exercise companions. Instead of meeting in an office, brainstorm with co-workers during a walk, says Barbara Brehm, professor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. More...

County inmate’s mother addresses prison board

Fayette County Prison Board members received an earful from a current inmate’s mother, Wednesday. Jeraldine Lawe, of Indian Head, addressed the “abhorrible conditions and sanitation issues” within the prison. More...

Prison Board discusses program issues

Rick Carlos of Farmington, addressed the Fayette County Prison Board Wednesday regarding potential use of prisoners for the purpose of highway clean-up efforts. “It would be better for tourism in the area. More...

Geranium Festival to feature Arctic Glass

Seth Metzger, Jordan Kosisko, Josh Vincent and Dylan Crawford love music. So, getting together and forming a band, was something they knew they really wanted. Arctic Glass has been together since 2012. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Lane

Eustis, Florida

Patricia Ann Hillegas Lane, 80, of Eustis, Florida, formerly of Scottdale, passed away Saturday May 21, 2016, in Alliance Retirement Center, Deland, Florida.  She was born November 19, 1935 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late David and Alice Hi More...

Bertha D. Marciniak

GREENSBURG

Bertha D. “Bertie” Bandemer Bijold Marciniak, 88, of Greensburg, died Tuesday afternoon, May 24, 2016 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by her loving family. She was born August 11, 1927, in Mt. More...

David J. Sonita

SCOTTDALE

David J. Sonita, 56, of Scottdale, died unexpectedly, Monday afternoon, May 23, 2016, at Jefferson Regional Hospital. He was born June 29, 1959, in Beaver, Pa., a son of the late Patrick J. and Mildred Anna Klazer Sonita. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

Seven, Eight … Nine Brothers in World War II

Back during Memorial Day 2014, I wrote a piece on five brothers who served in World War II. I was impressed by the Bailey boys, from my neck of the woods in Western Pennsylvania, and still am. More...

Austrian election is symptom of global populism

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- Since the end of World War II, when Vienna had the mood of an abandoned, exhausted remnant of its imperial Habsburg past, Austria has cautiously, step by step, built itself into one of the loveliest countries in Europe. More...

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Sports

Vikings top Jags in semifinals

The Mt. Pleasant softball team’s impressive run through the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs keeps on going.  More...

Game 7, spot in Cup final awaits Penguins and Lightning

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby is in no mood to get caught up in his own personal narrative, the one eager to attach whatever happens to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday against Tampa Bay to the supersta More...

Pirates rally to beat Diamondbacks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a long two-run home run to cap a four-run fifth inning, Sean Rodriguez also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. More...

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