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September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s time to cleanup

Connellsville will hold its fall cleanup on Oct. More...

News

After a decade, UN chief disappointed in many world leaders

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. More...

Convicted murderer given clemency won’t face sex charges

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man will not face misdemeanor charges after he was accused of sexually propositioning a young girl shortly after he was granted clemency in a 1979 slaying, authorities said Tuesday. More...

From prostitutes to politics: Brothel owner’s bid questioned

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dennis Hof doesn’t lack for name recognition in his run for Nevada state office.  He starred in the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse” and didn’t shy away from the spotlight when former NBA player More...

Opinion

Public has a right to medical records of presidential candidates

Another View

The nation is about to elect one of its oldest presidents. On inauguration day, Donald Trump would be 70, the oldest president ever elected. Hillary Clinton would be 69, the second oldest president, right behind Ronald Reagan.  More...

Obesity trimmed

It doesn’t count as a full pants size, but Pennsylvania has begun to lose a bit of weight after decades of getting fatter. More...

As debates near, forum shows potential Trump advantage

Commentary

NBC’s “Commander in Chief Forum,” held Wednesday night aboard the USS Intrepid in New York, was the closest thing to a debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton until the real thing on Sept. 26. More...

Sports

Aggressive Steelers hit all right notes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trailing early in the second quarter on Monday night and his team well within field goal range, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin could have opted for a field goal that would have cut Washington’s lead in half.  More...

Brownsville beats Southmoreland in five sets

Scotties take section champs to the limit

The Southmoreland volleyball team was using Tuesday’s Section 3-AA volleyball match with visiting Brownsville as a barometer, especially considering that the Falcons are defending section champions. More...

Falcons knock off Wildcats

Maggie Means had 19 digs and three aces and Gianna Sigado connected for 23 kills and four aces as the Connellsville volleyball team took down host Latrobe, 25-23, 25- 21, 21-25, 25-19 in a Section 3-AAAA match on Tuesday. More...

Two weeks after flood, frustrations with DEP, state mount

Tuesday’s weekly meeting with representatives from Connellsville, Bullskin Township and Connellsville Township and the various organizations assisting in the flood relief effort saw several area officials express their frustration for the help, or la More...

EMA issues recovery update

Fayette County Emergency Management Agency Director Roy Shipley spoke briefly about the ongoing flood relief efforts during the monthly commissioners meeting Tuesday morning.  More...

County hopes to acquire property

Parcel is located near former U.S. Army Reserve Center

Fayette County Commissioners discussed potentially acquiring a property near the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Robert H. Bloom

Elkton, Florida

Robert H. Bloom, 88 of Elkton, Florida, formerly of Everson, passed away, Friday, September 9, 2016 in the Bailey Center for Caring, St. Augustine, Florida. More...

Helen C. Bullock

West Leisenring

Helen C. More...

Howard E. Forsythe Jr.

Connellsville

Howard Edward “Jack” Forsythe Jr., 83, of Connellsville died Sunday September 11, 2016 in the Mount Macrina Manor, Uniontown. He was born April 9, 1933, in Connellsville, a son of the late Howard Edward and Margaret Oppman Forsythe. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1812, the Fire of Moscow broke out as Russian troops left the city and the French Grande Armee entered. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.”  — (Psalms 51:10 AKJV)  This is a wonderful prayer that can make a wonderful difference in us.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Bingo Everson VFD will hold its $5 bingo on Sept. 15. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Extra cards are $5. Altar Society More...

The best treatment for neck pain is prevention

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: What treatments — besides drugs or surgery — will help to relieve my neck pain? More...

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