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June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Walk of Hope’ to return in battle against cancer

Event to be held Saturday in Mt. Pleasant

All who have been touched by cancer in some way are invited by the Tylka family of Mt. More...

Church burglarized

A South Connellsville church reported that it was burglarized overnight. More...

News

Webinar to discuss the economics of hydraulic fracturing

UNIVERSITY PARK. — Key policy concerns related to hydraulic fracturing will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.  The presentation, from 1 to 2 p.m. More...

2016 Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program information given

2016 Farmer’s Market Nutrition Programvoucherswillbedistributed throughout Fayette County. Local distribution dates include: • Connellsville Senior Tigers Inc., June 22, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Connellsville Senior Center, 100 E. More...

Sisters of Charity announce new leadership

The United States Province of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill announces the election and installation of the 2016-2021 Provincial Council. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1886, President Grover Cleveland married Frances Folsom, becoming the only president to marry in a White House ceremony. In 1924, an act of Congress granted American Indians U.S. citizenship. More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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BIBLE DIGEST

“But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.” —(Matthew 4:4 AKJV)  We need not only physical nourishment but also spiritual nourishment th More...

Swimming is good exercise for those with painful joints

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m overweight, and I want to exercise. But I have painful knees that make it difficult to walk. Is swimming a good alternative?   More...

Pennsylvania to write medical marijuana program rules

HARRISBURG (AP) — It could take up to two years to write regulations and make medical marijuana available through retailers in Pennsylvania to eligible patients, Pennsylvania’s secretary of health said Wednesday. More...

Chamber plans 4th Savor the Avenue

Proceeds to benefit Christmas lighting project

The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce is again inviting the public to come out and enjoy a night of good food and entertainment when it sponsors the fourth annual Savor the Avenue.  This year’s theme is the Bootlegger’s Ball. More...

Rolling power outages blanket Connellsville

Some Connellsville residents and businesses have been experiencing repeating brief power outages since Tuesday, city and power officials confirmed Wednesday. More...

Restored vehicle

Eric Dicianna and Ernie Huff talk about Dicianna’s 1942 Ford Army Jeep at the recent Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center open house. Dicianna restored the jeep. More...

Obituaries

Helen B. Ferguson

SCOTTDALE

Helen B. Hardy Ferguson, 93, of Scottdale, died peacefully, Tuesday morning, May 31, 2016 in her residence, at Woodcrest Senior Living, Scottdale, East Huntingdon Twp. More...

Albert P. “Sonny” Lilley, Jr.

Connellsville

Albert P. “Sonny” Lilley, Jr., 73, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born November 5, 1942 in Connellsville, the son of the late Albert P. More...

Opinion

Déjà vu all over again

Guest Editorial

‘Tis budget season again in Harrisburg. Governor Tom Wolf and the state legislature face a June 30th deadline for enacting the 2016-17 spending plan. More...

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Presidential campaigns pay scant attention to middle east

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- So the latest battle for Fallujah has begun. It was, in fact, in its 10th day last weekend. More...

Sports

Hone wins Ruggieri Scholarship

Scholarship presented annually by Connellsville Booster Football League

Many local football players can trace their roots back to the Connellsville Booster Football League. The league has been instrumental in the teaching of the sport to kids in the Connellsville area for nearly 70 years. More...

Pens win in OT, take 2-0 series lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary started the season in the minor leagues. Safe to say the Pittsburgh rookie is not heading back there anytime soon. If ever. More...

Hechavarria lifts Marlins past Bucs

MIAMI (AP) — Adeiny Hechavarria hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.  Miami starter Adam Conley took a no-hitter into the six More...

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