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August 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Fayette program recognizes Vietnam vets

Turnout lower than expected Saturday

One of the warmest Saturdays of the summer may not have been the best time to schedule a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans, program at American Legion Post 51 in North Union Township, but there was no questioning the sincerity of the program’s sponsors. More...

Having fun Italian style

  (LEFT): More than 20 contestants participated in the Miss Italy pageants during Saturday’s Italian Festival. The pageants were sponsored by West Side Jewelry. More...

Fire blocking Yellowstone National Park entrance smolders on

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters working on steep hillsides are chopping down trees and searching for hotspots as they battle a wildfire that’s blocking an entrance to Yellowstone National Park. More...

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On This Date:

In 1949, the Soviet Union conducted its first atomic bomb test.  In 1957, Democratic Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina concluded his 24-hour-long filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957.   More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Shroyer reunion The Shroyer reunion will be held on Labor Day at the Shawn Shroyer home at 809 Garden St., Connellsville. For directions call 724-628- 6276 or 724-366-5134. Bring a covered dish and drinks and a white elephant gift for the auction. More...

If you don’t talk to your teen about sex someone else will

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m the parent of a teenage girl. I know it’s time to talk to her about sex, and I’d appreciate any advice. DEAR READER: Many parents feel anxious or uncomfortable talking with their children about sex. More...

Fayette program recognizes Vietnam vets

Turnout lower than expected Saturday

One of the warmest Saturdays of the summer may not have been the best time to schedule a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans, program at American Legion Post 51 in North Union Township, but there was no questioning the sincerity of the program’s spon More...

Runners, walkers wanted for 5K

Indian Head Church of God hosting Miles for Missions

The Indian Head Church of God plans to host its first 5K Run/Walk this fall, in an effort to raise money for upcoming mission trips. The event, officially known as the Miles for Missions 5K, begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 8, at the Resh’s Park Bike Trail. More...

Obituaries

Michael Mazza

Connellsville

Michael Mazza, 88, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh. Arrangements are under the direction of the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. More...

Charlotte A. Mullins

Connellsville

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Mary Louise Torrence

Dawson

Mary Louise Torrence, 75, of Dawson, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at the Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Leith, Pa., a daughter of the late Anthony and Rosella Reposkey Podiogar. More...

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Summer Olympics strengthen friendship

Another View

Every four years, the Summer Olympics entertain and inspire us. The Olympics in Brazil — the first in South America — were no exception.  More...

Sheriff Joe Arpaio: America’s toughest defendant

Sweet Land of Libitary

U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow’s recent decision to refer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for prosecution on criminal contempt charges brought a strong reaction from Arizona defense attorney Ivan Abrams. More...

Sports

SHS girls golfers rebuilding, but hope to compete for playoffs

Last season, the Southmoreland girls golf team came in third in its section, narrowly missing a berth in the WPIAL team playoffs. More...

Commodores fall in opener

The Frazier football team came up short in its season opening game on Saturday against McGuffey. More...

Steelers’ starters Heyward, Gilbert dealing with injuries

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is dealing with an elbow injury he deemed as significant, while defensive end Cam Heyward has a high right ankle sprain. More...

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