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June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fayette Commissioners consider prison assessment

Fayette County Commissioners discussed a potential prison population assessment at their agenda meeting Tuesday. Commissioners Vincent A. More...

1-vehicle accident sends two to hospital

Connellsville police report man falls into creek leading to Yough

Two people were sent to an area hospital by medical helicopter following a one-vehicle accident on Mc- Coy Hollow Road in Connellsville Township early Tuesday morning.  Connellsville Township VFD along with Fayette EMS and state police at Uniont More...

News

Connellsville Rotary Club

Connellsville Rotary Club recently presented several local students with Gene Ghost Memorial Scholarships.  More...

Seton Hill grads

Seton Hill University held Spring Commencement Exercises on May 14, 2016. The undergraduate commencement ceremony was held in the Katherine Mabis McKenna Center on Seton Hill’s Greensburg campus. More...

Festival preparations begin

St. Rita’s Street Fair will be held July 14-16 on the parish grounds on First Street in Connellsville from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each evening. More...

Opinion

We have the stuff of dreams and memories

Westsylvania

The news brought back memories: Of peaceful times spent standing on a lakeshore with a good friend. More...

The #NeverTrump party’s desperate scenarios

The #NeverTrump conservatives who hope to recruit a third-party candidate to challenge Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have so far had no luck. A number of potential candidates, well known and not, have turned down the chance to run.  More...

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Ritenour-Lewis reunion More...

AIDS, ebola and flu viruses are in scientists’ crosshairs

ASK Dr. K

DEAR READERS: Yesterday I talked about a new kind of immunization: passive immunization with neutralizing antibodies. This approach may be effective against many different strains of a virus. More...

Two charged in city vehicle break-ins

Two Connellsville men are charged with breaking into multiple vehicles and stealing money, debit cards and valuable items. Nathan Smyth, 22, and Matthew O. More...

Municipal Authority considering changes to insurance company

Authority reviewing policies from Higbie, HDH Group

Connellsville Municipal Authority voted Tuesday to consider changing which insurance company covers the Authority and the treatment facility. More...

Firemen’s Fair fun

Jaxson Wendell (in photo at right) 10, tries to win a fish at the Scottdale Firemen’s Fair. The fair continues nightly through Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Marian R. Herrington

Connellsville

Marian R. Herrington, 89, of Connellsville, died Monday June 13, 2016 in the Marquis Gardens Place, Uniontown. She was born September 7, 1926 in Broadford, a daughter of the late Leonidas and Mary Cupcheck Herrington. More...

Lena Greynor

Leisenring

Lena Kathryn Greyno, 68, of Leisenring, passed away Sunday morning June 12, 2016 in her sleep. She was born April 7, 1948 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Harry B. and Dorothy M. (Mottsinger) Daniels. More...

H. JoAnne Sterle

Normalville

H. JoAnn Sterle, 74, of Normalville, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 in the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Dec. 19, 1941 in Confluence, a daughter of the late Walter Henry and JoAnna Moon Johnson, Sr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1836, Arkansas was admitted as the 25th U.S. state. In 1846, Britain and the United States settled the boundary dispute between the U.S. and Canada in the Pacific Northwest. More...

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ALMANAC

Wednesday, June 15, the 167th day of 2016. There are 199 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlights in History  In 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) at Runnymede.   More...

Sports

Fayette County HOF to honor Bortz

Longtime coach won five WPIAL titles with Geibel girls basketball team

Anyone who followed high school basketball in Fayette County in the 1990s is probably familiar with George Bortz. More...

Mill Run rallies for FCBL win

Tuesday night’s FCBL game against Mitch’s Bail Bonds marked the halfway point of the regular season for Mill Run, and the team finished off the first half of the schedule in style. More...

Steelers’ Harrison back to win another Super Bowl

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison’s main motivation for returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers is a third Super Bowl ring.  The former NFL Defensive Player of the Year briefly mulled retirement before announcing last month he would be b More...

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