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September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CDBG hearing set for Sept. 29

A public hearing will be held 6 p.m. Sept. More...

News

Husband and wife artists to speak at lunch program

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley will host a Lunch a l’Art program with exhibiting artists Nora and Stuart Thompson on October 20.  The program, which begins at noon, includes lunch and a presentation by the artist More...

Fayette Airport Authority gives update in hangar project

The Fayette County Airport Authority issued an engineering update for its impending FCAA Hangar Project during a monthly meeting Wednesday. More...

SBDC hosts Quickbooks Basic and Quickbooks Advanced

Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering educational seminars on the accounting software package, Quick- Books® at the Saint Vincent College campus.  More...

Opinion

Time wasted amid crisis

Another View

Pennsylvania’s allegedly full-time state legislators have returned to the Capitol after a typically overly generous seven-week summer vacation, which they took despite an unfolding opioid epidemic that claims the lives of nearly 10 state reside More...

Staying alert in wake of bombings

What do you do if you see a bag left unattended, or something else that just looks odd, looks off? More...

Clash of cultures fuels fear

Commentary

WASHINGTON — This last weekend — the early-autumn days spanning from Sept. 16 to 19 — marks in almost perfect miniature the potential horrors of cultural hatred let loose across the American land. More...

Sports

Falcons gearing up for Cavaliers

According to Connellsville football coach Tim Karpiak, the Falcons have done a good job of being able to focus on a specific issue and improve upon it during the early part of the season.  Last week, the main task given to the team was to come o More...

Mt. Pleasant duo qualifies for golf finals

Mt. Pleasant golfers Ashley Cairns and Gabbi Keefer each made the cut at the Section 1-AA qualifier on Wednesday at Mt. Odin Golf Course in Greensburg. Cairns finished third with an 88 and Keefer checked in fourth with a 90. More...

Vikings edge Mustangs, 1-0

It doesn’t get much closer than Wednesday’s Section 2-AAA matchup between Mt. Pleasant and host Laurel Highlands. More...

Connellsville School District hires Swink as wrestling coach

Connellsville Area School Board voted Wednesday to name Jesse Swink the district’s new varsity wrestling coach. School board directors approved Swink’s hiring by a 5-4 vote, with Kevin Lape, Dr. Paul Means, Gary Wandel and Jay Fox III dissenting. More...

75¢ Circles program to highlight local flood relief

Moving Forward after a Life-Changing Event to be held Sept. 29

Circles Connellsville Area will hold a program next week where subjects will include local flood relief and available funding.  The program, Moving Forward After A Life-Changing Event, will be held Sept. More...

Obituaries

Dolores E. Hamm

Acme

Dolores E. Barkley Hamm, 83, of Acme, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in the Nedrow’s Personal Care Home, Stahlstown. She was born Jan. More...

Timothy R. Schomer

Connellsville

Timothy R. Schomer, Sr., 74, of Connellsville passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 in Uniontown Hospital. He was born Jan. 28, 1942 in Connellsville, a son of the late John G. and Viola (Shong) Schomer. Tim was Catholic by faith. More...

Joseph Shallenberger

Scottdale

Joseph W. Shallenberger, 88, a longtime resident of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, September 20, 2016, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 26, 1927, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1776, the British hanged 21-year-old teacher/soldier Nathan Hale as a spy.  In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation, making all slaves in seceding states free as of Jan. 1, 1863.   More...

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Bible Digest

“Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.”  — (Proverbs 11:4 AKJV)  Our greatest need is not wealth but righteousness. Only God can make us righteous.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Vendor show A vendor show, sponsored by the Highlands Hospital Auxiliary will be held Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Evangelist Church Social Hall, 508 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville. There will be 50/50 tickets and refreshments. More...

Peripheral neuropathy is not always caused by diabetes

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have peripheral neuropathy. I know that people with diabetes often get neuropathy, but I’m not diabetic. What else can cause this condition? And what can I do about it? More...

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