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Despite the flood devastation at Dutch Bottom, there’s still time to be a kid. Kenny Faidley shows his friends how it’s done making a spectacular jump over a curb. Kenny is the son of Ann Faidley of Connellsville.   More...

Mt. Pleasant fire department plans Sept. 11 5K Run/Walk

Cory Snyder has considered running a favorite activity since his high school days, he said.  “I’ve been competing in 5K’s for the last five or six years; I did my first (half-marathon) in Pittsburgh earlier this year,” sa More...

South Connellsville man charged with animal cruelty

A South Connellsville man was charged with cruelty to animals, after officers discovered an emaciated dog on his property.  Mark Allan Cossell, 55, of 2129 First St., was charged through District Judge Ronald   J. More...

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On This Date

In 1522, Ferdinand Magellan’s ship, Victoria, docked in Sanlucar, Spain, completing the first global circumnavigation. Magellan himself had died en route. In 1901, President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. More...


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Bible Digest

“You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.”  — (Leviticus 19:32 AKJV)  God says that we should respect our elders. We need to return to His ways.   More...

Book donations on hold at Carnegie Free library

Fall is fast approaching! To say good-bye to summer and welcome fall, come in and visit Cafe Carnegie at the Carnegie Library in Connellsville. More...


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Mum Festival set for Sept. 10 in Connellsville

Downtown Connellsville will be sponsoring its annual Mum Festival on Saturday.  The festival will kick off at 10 a.m. More...


Frank W. Basinger


Frank W. Basinger, 87, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1929, in Connellsville, a son of the late Albert and Mable (Fosbrink) Basinger. More...

Anna Marie Eutsey

Washington, Pa.

Anna Marie Eutsey, 94, of Washington, Pa., formerly of Wooddale, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 in Southminister Place at Presbyterian Home, Washington, Pa. She was born November 15, 1921, in Reagantown, a daughter of the late Jesse S. More...

Mary Theresa Fetko


Mary Theresa Fetko, 94, of Connellsville, died Monday, September 5, 2016 at Golden Living Center, Waynesburg.  She was born May 6, 1922, in Sharpsburg, the daughter of the late Cosimo and Mary (Weaver) Magestro.  More...


ISIS recruiting Cubs of the Caliphate

Another View

Except for the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the tragic events of 9/11 that launched the War on Terror, Americans have not had to experience war on a massive scale in their home land.  The Middle East, meanwhile, is a place of constant tu More...

Renewal in Colombia


As Donald Trump was making his political pilgrimage to the Mexico border, some 400 Catholic leaders from throughout the Americas, about 120 of them bishops, were meeting here, on an actual pilgrimage. More...

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Commodores look for more success

Frazier volleyball squad young, but full of potential

For years, Frazier has been one of the premiere teams in WPIAL Class A girls volleyball.  This year, the goal of being one of the district’s best teams remains, despite the fact that coach Mandy Hartman is dealing with a significantly sma More...

Connellsville girls earn FCCA wins

Falcons defeat LH, Uniontown in soccer matchups

Victoria Craig, Callie Cunningham, and Kenzie Grenell each scored a goal as the Connellsville girls soccer team defeated host Laurel Highlands, 4-3, in a shootout at the Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament. More...

Cardinals wallop Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright drove in three runs and survived five occasionally bumpy innings to pick up his first victory since mid-July as the St. Louis Cardinals drummed the staggering Pittsburgh Pirates 12-6 on Monday.  More...

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