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September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Cal U holding holiday auditions Sept. 10

California University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Music and Theatre, along with Mon Valley Dance Council, will audition performers for roles in this December’s holiday production of “The Happy Elf.”  More...


Kim Conner (left) of Dunbar, one of the organizers of last night’s Walk for Awareness as Part of International Overdose Awareness Day. More...

Prison board discusses outside work for inmates

The Fayette County Prison Board met Wednesday morning in the Commissioners Conference Room.  More...


Storm clouds are on the horizon

Another View

In predictable economic times, it makes sense — indeed it is essential — to put money aside and save for the coming rainy day. Trouble is brewing for each and every one of us. For some, it is just two appliances failing in the same month. More...

Burkini reveals more than it covers


Islamic terrorists are a threat to us — to Europe, to the developed world, and to just about any part of the realm the Islamists decide at any moment they don’t like.  More...

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Health is key for Fayette cross country

Roaring Lions hope to avoid injuries, challenge for conference title

Numbers are up for the Penn State-Fayette cross country team this year. Now, the Roaring Lions just need to stay healthy. Second-year coach Joe Carei said the program, which originally began in 2010, was in a bit of a decline when he took the job. More...

Steelers’ Burns eager to make his debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie cornerback Artie Burns can’t wait to make his debut. More...

SHS golfers defeat Geibel

Mt. Pleasant boys win close match

Nathan Rizza shot a 39, and Noah House was close behind with a 40 as the Southmoreland boys golf team earned a 210-275 win over Geibel in Section 2-AA action at Tiber Ridge Golf Course. More...

Fayette EMA working with PEMA

Fayette County officials continued to offer support to families affected by Sunday’s extreme flooding in both Connellsville and Bullskin Township.  Guy Napolillo, of the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (FCEMA), previously said h More...

Connellsville Church of God rebuilds after flood damage

Connellsville Church of God Pastor Nelson Confer will rebuild his church.  The church, situated in the valley where Connellsville Area Senior High School is located, had four feet of flood water pour down the hill and push a retaining wall in, c More...


Elmer G. Kubala


Elmer “Chip” G. Kubala, 91, of Dunbar, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at home.  He was born February 16, 1925, in Mt. More...

Russell E. Leasure

Mill Run

Russell E. Leasure, 71, of Mill Run, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at his home. He was born March 17, 1945, in Scottdale, a son of the late Edward and Ruth Bowers Leasure. More...

Betty J. Lowry


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Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1897, the first section of Boston’s subway system -- the first underground public transportation in the United States -- opened. More...


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Bible Digest

“He answered and said to them, Well has Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.”  — (Mark 7:6 AKJV)  Where are our hearts? More...


Closed Bullskin Senior Center will be closed Sept. 1. Bingo canceled New Haven Hose Company is canceling bingo on Sept. 1 due to assisting flood victims. Exhibit More...

Vaccine greatly reduces changes of getting mumps


DEAR DOCTOR K: A few students at my son’s college have been diagnosed with mumps. My son has had all of his vaccines, including the MMR. Could he still get mumps?  More...

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