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September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City officials discuss options with PEMA

During a conference call Thursday with Pennsylvania Emergency Management Administration, Connellsville city officials were able to gather information from key state and local officials regarding ongoing efforts to remedy the destruction rendered by t More...


Dunbar supervisors approve land development agreement

In the regular monthly meeting Thursday, the Dunbar Township Supervisors unanimously approved a land development agreement with Fay-Penn Economic Development Corporation.  Solicitor Tom Witt explained that the agreement defines township responsi More...

1 Syrian family, among 10,000 refugees, settles into US life

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh took part in a ceremony Sunday in Amman, Jordan, to mark the United States taking in its goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees in a year-old resettlement program.  More...

Rough terrain complicates efforts to recover bodies in crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Rough terrain complicated efforts to recover the bodies of four Alaskans and a Montana man who were killed when two small planes collided in western Alaska, authorities said Thursday.  More...


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Consider what you are celebrating on Labor Day


Nobody wants to think about work on Labor Day weekend. It’s the last big summer weekend. Isn’t the whole idea of the holiday to forget about the job for a long weekend? More...

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CAHS players of the week

The Connellsville football players of the week for their performances against Uniontown are (from left) Cole Stash (defense) and Noah Karpiak (offense). More...

Falcons preparing for Warriors while assisting community

Last Friday, the members of the Connellsville football team were largely responsible for bringing the community a great reason to celebrate thanks to their thrilling 21-7 victory over Fayette County rival Uniontown in the traditional Coal Bucket Game More...

Panthers defeat Steelers, 18-6



Governor to visit area today

In the wake of the flood that damaged around 150 residences in Bullskin Township, Connellsville Township and Connellsville, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will be in Fayette County today to tour Mountz Creek Park.  More...

Excela Health aids their ‘families’ who suffered damage

Jenny Emerick, of 61 Breakneck Road, was at home with her family when storms struck Bullskin Township Sunday night.  More...


Elmer 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...

Diane Tomasko


Diane Lynn Tomasko, 49, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, with her loving family at her side. She was born Jan. More...

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On This Date:

In 1666, the Great Fire of London began as a small fire in a bakeshop, ending three days later after destroying more than 13,000 buildings. In 1789, Congress created the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  More...


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School Menus

Menus for the week of Sept. 5  CONNELLSVILLE  Secondary (Grades 6th through 12th)  MONDAY: Labor Day. No school.  TUESDAY: Hamburger, hot dog, baked beans, tator tots, fresh grapes, milk  More...

Senior Center Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Sept. 5 follow: 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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