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August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing continues for methadone clinic

Fayette Treatment Center seeks approve for North Union location

The Fayette County Zoning Board continued taking testimony Wednesday, regarding a special exception for a methadone clinic in North Union Township. More...

News

Massive dam project at center of China-Myanmar talks

BEIJING (AP) — Efforts by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week to bolster ties with her country’s dominant northern neighbor China may hinge on whether she can resolve the fate of a massive, Chinese-funded dam project blocked by over More...

AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps

NEW YORK (AP) — AT& T is joining Verizon in raising the prices of some of its data plans. More...

Marriage Licenses

Westmoreland  • Derrick Scott Barnhart and Teresa Lynn Cossell, both of Mt. Pleasant.  • Michael William Edwards and Margaret Sophia Jones, both of Scottdale.  • Zachary James Burger and Jamie Richelle Tarn, both of Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

2016 Little League World series 1 p.m. on EsPN Baseball fans around the world are focused on Williamsport, Pa., wheretheculminationo ftheLittle League World Series begins today with four opening round games. Eight U.S. More...

Cousin Escaping Mom’s Abuse Needs To Find Her Own Space

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 21-year-old college student. Recently, my cousin (also 21) moved in with my parents and me because her mom is verbally and mentally abusive. Lately, I’m having issues with her being here. More...

ASTROGRAPH

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Check out your options and work hard to ensure that you have time to enjoy someone or something that makes you happy. Learn from the past and build a brighter future. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending on him: And there came a voice from heaven, saying, You are my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”  —(Mark 1:10- More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Picnic planned More...

Perfecting pickling

I could really opine, but it’s all about the brine

Green thumbs know that the bountiful harvest of even a small garden plot provides more than enough food for our daily needs. The quickest answer to a bumper crop? Pickles. More...

CASD tables girls basketball coach hiring

Some in attendance voice support for Ken Johnson

Public comments calling for the rehiring of former Connellsville Area Senior High School Basketball Coach Ken Johnson prompted Connellsville Area School Board to table the motion to hire Jamie McPoyle as head of the team Wednesday.  The board vo More...

Normalville man charged with entering vehicles

A Normalville man accused of breaking into multiple vehicles and fleeing police is in prison.  Thomas Sparks, 26, of 893 Jim Mountain Road, was charged with two counts of criminal attempted theft from a motor vehicle, loitering and prowling at n More...

Preparing for Nationality Day

St. Rita christian Mothers started to prepare eggplant and meatballs on Wednesday getting ready for the St. Rita Nationality Day Sale, which will be held on Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Bucci hall. More...

Obituaries

Jason Popovich

Beaumont, California

Jason Robert Popovich, age 35, of Beaumont, CA, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, PA, died unexpectedly, Monday, July 18, 2016 in Hemet, CA.  Mr. More...

Opinion

Kane’s downfall is now complete

Another View

After almost four years of fumbles, stumbles, missteps and misdeeds, Kathleen Kane did the right thing Tuesday.  She resigned, which will be effective at the close of business that day.  More...

Milwaukee takes lead in response to urban violence

Commentary

ELKHORN, Wis. — When we think of big American cities and the killings that seem to be the disorder of the day, we tend to think first of Chicago. More...

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Sports

Falcons hope to compete in 2016

Connellsville golfers will begin season on Friday

For the Connellsville golf team, making improvements and having fun will be key goals for the 2016 season. More...

Returning players could help Geibel girls improve

Last season was the first at the helm of the Geibel girls soccer team for head coach Lacie Keffer and assistant Emily Kozel, and it was a trial by fire. “It was rough,” Keffer said. More...

Steelers’ LB Jones ready for fresh start

LATROBE (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is tired of fielding questions about his productivity. Jones has underperformed since the Steelers made him the No. 17 overall pick in 2013. More...

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