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May 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Eucharistic procession

Greensburg Bishop Edward C. Malesic (center) leads a Eucharistic procession through the streets of Connellsville Sunday. More...

News

Mahoney announces $3.3 million in state railroad grants

Fayette County was awarded two railroad improvement state grants totaling $3.3 million, state Rep. Timothy S. More...

Head of Egypt’s journalists union to stand trial

CAIRO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt’s journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally charged with spreading false news and harboring journalists wanted by authorities.  A statement More...

Opinion

U.S. Guest Editorial

In 1987, Timothy Tyrone Foster, an 18-year-old black man from Georgia, was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a 79-year-old white woman named Queen Madge White.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Signs of hope in a distressing age

“I can’t believe we blew this.” Marco Rubio had just spoken to a group of pastors and other faith leaders. More...

Sports

Wiltrout claims third state title

SHIPPENSBURG – Calm on the outside, but panicking on the inside, Madison Wiltrout stepped up to the worn runway and cleared her mind of every thought.  The Connellsville junior wasn’t thinking about the elbow injury that sidelined he More...

SPORTS NOTICES

BASKETBALL Falcon camp   More...

Connellsville Legion tops Farmington

Derek Orndorff had three hits, including two doubles, and also knocked in two runs as the Connellsville Legion team defeated visiting Farmington, 11-1 on Monday. More...

Crowds gather at Geranium Festival

An early threat of rain on Saturday turned to bright skies and warm weather inviting crowds to downtown Connellsville to enjoy the 12th annual Geranium Festival.  The festival is hosted by the Connellsville Garden Club. More...

Mountain areas experience weekend flooding

Residents in both Springfield and Saltlick Township experienced heavy flooding over the Memorial Day weekend, as a result of sudden heavy downpours and storms. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy A. Dugger

Scottdale

Dorothy A. Copeland Dugger 91, of Scottdale Kingview), passed on to her Heavenly reward, Sunday afternoon, May 29, 2016, in the familiar surroundings of her home, while being comforted by her loving Son and friends. Dorothy was born in Mt. More...

Timothy Matthew Magee

Mt. Pleasant

Timothy Matthew Magee of Frenchtown, Montana, took his departure from this earth on May 20, 2016. He was born February 18, 1984, in Mt. Pleasant, and was the eldest of five children, born to Mary R. Magee and the late Charles S. Magee. More...

Yolanda Pallow

Dunbar

Yolanda Rose Kaminsky Pallow, 68, of Dunbar, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Beaver, PA.  She was born December 18, 1947 in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Kids News

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FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Institute   The Student Success Center at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will hold its inaugural Student Success Institute June 2 and 3. More...

On This Date

In 1790, President George Washington signed the first U.S. copyright law. In 1889, the failure of the South Fork Dam on Pennsylvania’s Lake Conemaugh caused a huge flood that engulfed Johnstown, Pennsylvania, claiming 2,209 lives.  More...

Lifestyles

‘BlueBloods’ cheesecake is classically New York

There are two types of cheesecake in the world — coarse-textured Italian cheesecake made with ricotta cheese, and the smooth and creamy New York-style cheesecake made with cream cheese and sour cream. More...

Your scones taste like stones? Not with this method

I happen to be a big fan of coconut and started to think about what would happen if I used coconut milk instead of buttermilk or yogurt in scone dough, and then folded in a heap of toasted coconut and some dark chocolate bits. More...

Atkins Music Festival scheduled for June 4

The atkins Music Festival Benefit for rhett syndrome will be held on saturday, 12 - 9:30 p.m., at east park. More...

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