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September 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Nigeria facing ‘a famine unlike any we have ever seen’

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The whimpers from skeletally thin babies too weak to cry are a harbinger of worse things to come: A quarter of the children lucky enough to make it to this emergency feeding center are dying. More...

Tourists rescued after overnight Mont Blanc cable car ordeal

CHAMONIX, France (AP) — Dozens of tourists, including three children, were rescued Friday after being trapped overnight in cable cars dangling above the slopes of Mont Blanc in the Alps. More...

Federal government halts work on part of pipeline project

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. More...

Opinion

United Flight 93, the background story

Guest Commentary

The year was 1996, the place, a cave in the Tora Bora mountains of Eastern Afghanistan. In attendance were two main people. One was Osama Bin Laden and the other was Khalid Sheik Mohammed otherwise known as KSM. More...

This year I wrote you a letter

National Perspective

Dear Dad,  I’m always sad, and a little teary, this week of the year, remembering of course that we lost you a dozen Septembers ago. Sometimes it seems like yesterday, sometimes as if it were a world and a time apart. More...

Photo

The Bullskin Township Historical Society placed this marker in 2003 outside Bullskin Elementary on Route 982 with an original bell from a one-room school house, to commemorate a bygone day and age. More...

Sports

That's Racin'

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Vikings ground Eagles, 24-7

Michael Govern is mainly a linebacker, but you wouldn’t know it by the offensive performance he turned in Friday. Govern rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown as the Mt. More...

Gators hammer Falcons

Friday’s Section 2-AAAAA game at Gateway was one the Connellsville football team will do its best to forget as quickly as possible. More...

Albright hosts fundraising dinner

Church assists local family who lost home in recent flood

Glenn Siple, a service officer at the Fayette County Office of Veteran’s Affairs, attended a community outreach program at American Legion Post 51 on Aug. 27. More...

No flooding at North Manor

Carol Staines, executive director of the Connellsville Housing Authority, said Friday that North Manor was not affected by the recent flood on the city’s North End.  “We were not at all affected. More...

Obituaries

Randel Brown

White

Randel Ray Brown, 54, of White died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at UPMC Montefoire, Pittsburgh. He was born June 14, 1962, in Connellsville, a son of Shirley Ann (Woodmancy) Brown of Normalville, and the late Norman P. Brown III. More...

Vaughn Orbash

Dunbar

Vaughn Douglas Orbash, 69, of Dunbar, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 in Golden Living Nursing Center, Uniontown. He was born July 6, 1947, in Brownsville, son of the late Joseph Orbash and Lois Wilson Orbash. More...

Sue Peck

Mill Run

Sue Bigham Peck, 68, a lifelong resident of Mill Run, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at her home , while surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 6, 1948, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Darryl E. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1846, Elias Howe patented the first sewing machine.  In 1977, France used a guillotine in carrying out a death sentence for the last time.  In 2002, Switzerland became a member of the United Nations.   More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he sat down, and called the twelve, and said to them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.”  — (Mark 9:35 AKJV)  God’s measurement of greatness is service to Him and More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

September meeting   More...

Nicotine delivery methods help smokers quit

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve tried to quit smoking on my own, but it never lasts. Could medications help? How do they work? More...

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