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July 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community wide block party planned for Connellsville

Event to be held Saturday at Yough Park

Connellsville Area Ministerial Association will hold its community wide block party at Yough Park on Saturday.  The event will be held 2 to 8 p.m. More...

News

Truck slams into revelers in Nice, dozens believed dead

NICE, France (AP) — A truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers who’d gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what some officials and eyewitnesses described as a delibera More...

Man convicted in shaken baby syndrome case gets new trial

BOSTON (AP) — A man convicted of severely injuring his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter by violently shaking her must get a new trial, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Thursday, the second time in two months the court has cited heated debate More...

Obama marks anniversary of nuke deal; GOP aims to undermine

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of the landmark nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday by vowing that the United States and its partners will uphold their commitments as long as Iran abides by the pact. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

NCIS: Los Angeles 8 p.m. on KDKA WTRF WTAJ If there’s any question that terrorists are indiscriminate in who they target, “The Seventh Child” should make it clear. More...

‘Love child’ plans approach to half-brother he never met

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Pete,” is an only child. His mom, who was married, had an affair with a married man, which resulted in his birth. More...

ASTROGRAPH

CANCER (June 21-July 22) Improve what you have to offer and apply for or demonstrate your interest in a new position. Don’t leave one job until you have a signed contract to work elsewhere.   More...

Sports

Mill Run outslugs Economy Electric, 9-7

Mill Run jumped out to a big lead in Thursday’s Fayette County Baseball League game, withstood a sixth-inning scare, and got some timely hits late in the game to outlast Economy Electric, 9-7. More...

Connellsville Junior Legion earns title

The connellsville Junior Legion team defeated Farmington, 2-1, in nine innings on Tuesday to capture the Somerset Junior Legion championship. More...

Dale Jr. a scratch in NH with concussion

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has dropped out of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because of symptoms of a concussion. More...

Kids rule at fireman’s convention

At top, Dunbar VFD Firefighter Patrick Fitzgerald helps out youth during the kids battle of the barrel on Thursday night. at the Fayette County Fireman’s Convention in Dunbar. More...

Police conducting aggressive driving enforcement

Connellsville police will be joining the Pennsylvania State Police and more than 235 municipal agencies to conduct targeted aggressive driving enforcement through Aug. More...

Obituaries

Edith Crowers

Woodstock, Ga.

Edith Bane Crowers, died at Insignia of Towne Lake, Woodstock, GA on July 6, 2016 at 94 years of age. She was born in Connellsville on October 19, 1921. More...

Galen S. Wagner

Durham, N.C.

Galen S. Wagner, 76, of Durham, NC, died on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham, NC following a long illness. He was born December 25, 1939 to Eugene Wagner and Ruth Culp Wagner in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. More...

Opinion

End of an era? Global economy’s tectonic plates moving again

Guest Commentary

October 1987: The U.S. stock market collapsed 23 percent in one day, the largest one-day drop on record. For the rest of that year economists debated how deep the depression would be in 1988. There was no depression in 1988. More...

They were never close to indicting Hillary

Commentary

Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear: specifically to September 1992, when Attorney General William P. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  —(Matthew 16:16 AKJV)  Peter got it right. Have you? Jesus is Lord and He is the only way to Heaven.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Community Bible school The Kecksburg and Fairview Churches of God will conduct Deep Sea Discovery Bible School at the Kecksburg Church on Claypike Road from July 25 through July 29. More...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS / ACTIVITIES

Senior menus and activities for the week of July 18 follow:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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