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June 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville Township VFD plans FunFest 2016

Connellsville Township VFD is planning its 16th annual FunFest.The event will be held at the fire department grounds, located at 905 Fireman St., on Thursday, Friday and Saturday More...

News

Insanity defense to be used Kalamazoo shootings

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man charged with killing six strangers in between picking up riders for Uber is expected to plead insanity in his defense.  More...

Connellsville man charged with attempted homicide begins trial

A Connellsville man accused of stabbing his wife multiple times began his trial in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas Monday. Kevin Maraugha, 52, of 219 N. More...

West Overton plans Prohibition exhibit

West Overton Village of Scottdale is announcing an opening reception, “Prohibition and the Rise of Organized Crime,”to be held June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for an evening that will feature cheese and charcuterie. More...

Opinion

Retinal vessel occlusion is a medical emergency

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: A friend recently lost vision in his right eye because of something called “retinal vessel occlusion.” What is that? Can it be prevented? More...

Hope, politics and hard work

Disappointment fills the air these days when it comes to politics. It certainly seemed to be the general reaction when House Speaker Paul Ryan said he’d vote for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump the other day. More...

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Lifestyles

Indian Creek Valley Lions Club

The Indian Creek Valley Lions Club awarded $1,000 scholarships to several Connellsville Area High School graduates. More...

Connellsville Farmers Market

  Fay-Penn Economic Development Council provided $500 to help provide vouchers for the Connellsville Farmers Market to the clients of the Connellsville Area Community Ministries Food Pantry. This will provide an additional 50 $10 vouchers. More...

In sign of unity, Christians renovate Christ’s tomb together

JERUSALEM (AP) — A team of experts began a historic renovation on Monday at the spot where Christians believe Jesus was buried, overcoming longstanding religious rivalries to carry out the first repairs at the site in more than 200 years.  More...

CASD prepares for 2016-17 school year

With students out for summer vacation, Connellsville Area School District superintendent Phil Martell and the administrators of the district have a lot on their plates before students return to the school hallways.“The movement of the sixth More...

Community rallies to help accident victims

The community has rallied to hold fundraising events to help the Schuler family of Scottdale that was injured in a Mother’s Day accident in Youngwood. More...

Mt. Pleasant picnic to be held at Idlewild

An annual trip to Idlewild Park & Soak Zone in Ligonier Township has been a long-standing tradition as part of the Mt. Pleasant Community/ School Picnic — an event that brings together the schools and the residents of the town. More...

Obituaries

William R. Armor

Mt. Pleasant

William R. Armor, 81, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at his home. William was born November 23, 1934 in Herminie the son of the late Russell K. and Ruth S. Stares Armor. More...

Kathleen “Kathy” Herbert

Connellsville

Kathleen “Kathy” Herbert, 76, of Connellsville passed away Mon. June 6, 2016 at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brooks Funeral Home Inc., 111 E. Green St. Connellsville and will be announced when completed. More...

Frederick R. “Fritz” Manns

Ruffsdale

Frederick R. “Fritz” Manns, 89, of Ruffs Dale died Sunday, June 5, 2016, in RNC Greensburg. He was born in Bull Run, son of the late Joseph and Mary Paskort Manns. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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On This Date

In 1776, Richard Henry Lee proposed a resolution calling for a declaration of independence to the Continental Congress. In 1929, Vatican City became a sovereign state. In 1942, the Battle of Midway ended in an Allied victory.  More...

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Sports

Vikings fall in PIAA opener

After navigating the WPIAL playoffs and earning the school’s first-ever softball championship last week, Mt. Pleasant didn’t expect its journey through the PIAA tournament to be an easy one. More...

Sports Notices

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Penguinsmove to brink of winning Stanley Cup

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