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Dunbar Township benefits from Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Dunbar Township is the first municipality in Fayette County to benefit from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.  Through the program, Dunbar Township has acquired a property along Church Hill Road that suffered destruction during the 2013 flood More...

News

Pennsylvania’s attorney general found guilty in perjury case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The state’s attorney general was convicted Monday of all nine counts against her in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak.  More...

Dallastown man charged in domestic incident

A Dallastown man is in Westmoreland County Prison after state police at Belle Vernon allege he broke into a Yukon apartment during a domestic dispute.  More...

Shallow quake in Peru kills at least 4, including US tourist

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A shallow, magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley, killing at least four people, including a U.S. tourist, and injuring 52 as it toppled adobe homes, authorities said Monday.  More...

Opinion

The changing faith of Hillary Clinton

Guest Commentary

When many conservatives first learned back in 2007 that I had the temerity to write a book on the faith of Hillary Clinton, especially after books on the faiths of Ronald Reagan and George W. More...

Religious freedom should light the way

Commentary

Hours after Father Jacques Hamel’s throat was slit by Islamic militants in his parish church in Normandy, France, on July 26, I was in a packed Irish bar in Krakow’s main square with the archbishop of Baltimore, William E. Lori.  More...

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Sports

High school teams begin fall practices

Many teams can scrimmage or begin play later this week

Although temperatures and humidity are still high, around local high schools, there is a clear sign that autumn is just around the corner. More...

Maturity, experience the key for Mt. Pleasant girls soccer

The Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team enjoyed an excellent season in 2015, and with a good many experienced players returning, the Vikings are poised for another strong showing this year. Mt. More...

Mosley-Smith hopes to catch on with Steelers

Khaynin Mosley-Smith considers himself a Pittsburgh guy – a die-hard Pittsburgher. More...

CASD to announce new round of feasibility studies

Connellsville Area School District will hold a new round of feasibility studies aimed to look at the district more closely. More...

Offers for WCVI property being taken

Nothing less than $7,500 will be considered; description of use needed

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority Monday agreed to solicit offers for the former WCVI property, located on East Crawford Avenue.  According to the authority, it will not entertain offers for less than $7,500. More...

Obituaries

Phillip H. Appolonia

Uniontown

Phillip H. Appolonia, 96, of LaFayette Manor, SNF, Uniontown, and formerly of Monongahela, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016. More...

Bobbi Jo Newill

Mt. Pleasant

Bobbi Jo Wingrove Newill, 45, of Mount Pleasant, died Saturday, August 13, 2016, at her home. She was born February 28, 1971, in Connellsville, a daughter of Robert D. Wingrove of Connellsville and Bonita Ludwig Kornprobst of Mount Pleasant.  More...

Catherine Ann Skrobacz

Connellsville

Catherine Ann (Keill) Skrobacz, 58, of Connellsville, died suddenly, Saturday, August 14, 2016 at her residence. She was born March 9, 1958, in Connellsville, a daughter of Margaret (Connors) Keill and the late Edward Keill. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln prohibited Union states from trading with states that had seceded.  In 1896, gold was discovered near the Klondike River in Canada’s Yukon Territory, sparking a gold rush. More...

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.”  —(Psalms 34:8 AKJV)  It’s true. You can take my word for it. More than that this is the Word of God that stands forever.   More...

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Lifestyle changes, not testosterone, can improve low energy

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I often feel quite tired. My doctor says this fatigue may be caused by my low-normal testosterone level. I’d rather not go on testosterone therapy. What are some other ways to enhance my energy? More...

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