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September 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville artist’s exhibits on display at Carnegie library

Visitors to the Getty Room in Connellsville’s Carnegie Free Library would have a hard time not noticing some 50 works of original art work on display created by Barbara Bailey.  The display will be up throughout this week.  While her More...


Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Musician Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. More...

Mt. Pleasant area veterans honored

More than 25 veterans were honored during a ceremony Wednesday, at American Legion Post 446 in Mt. More...

Healing Garden reopens at Excela Health Frick

A healing garden created to help families through the grieving process was given new life at Excela Health’s Frick Hospital in Mt. More...

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In 1789, Thomas Jefferson was named the first U.S. secretary of state, and John Jay was named the first chief justice of the United States. In 1960, Vice President Richard Nixon and Democratic Senator John F. More...


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Voter registration   Fayette County NAACP will conduct a Voter Registration/Education Drive October 1 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Uniontown Mall, near Amy’s Hallmark Store. More...

Good pair of glasses will correct most cases of astigmatism


DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. He told me what that means, but I still don’t really understand what it is. Please explain it to me. More...

75¢ Voters will decide if judges should step down at 70 or 75

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will decide on Nov. 8 whether to amend the state constitution to let judges remain on the bench until the end of the year in which they turn 75, five years longer than currently allowed.  More...

Accident with entrapment reported in Dunbar Township

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ridge Blvd. and Route 201, near the Willow Inn on Sunday afternoon.  Fayette 911 received the call just after 2 p.m.  According to reports, entrapment was reported. More...


Albert D. Eicher


Albert Daniel Eicher, 70 of Normalville went to be with God Saturday, September 24, 2016, while surrounded by his loving family at his son Harry’s home in North Huntington.  He was born March 29, 1946, the son of Albert and Nellie Grimm E More...

Charles E. Light Jr.

Langhorne, PA

Charles E. Light, Jr., age 91, died peacefully on September 22, 2016 at Attleboro Nursing and Rehab Center in Langhorne, PA after a long illness with Alzheimer’s disease.  More...

Maxine Kalp


Audrice “Maxine” Kalp, 87, entered eternal glory with her Lord in the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at her home surrounded and comforted by her loving family, after a long battle with vascular dementia. More...


Inside job at Wells Fargo underscores the need for strong oversight of banks

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Banks go to great lengths to guard against cybercriminals hacking customers’ accounts. More...

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Not always a pill that will take care of you

Guest Commentary

Having spent nearly thirty years as a non-clinical, healthcare insider, the treasure trove of knowledge that I’ve accumulated has been both fascinating and frustrating. More...


Runners, walkers compete in Pechin 5K

The Pechin 5K Run/Walk kicked off the events Saturday morning at the Dunbar Community Fest. More...

Southmoreland beats Brownsville

Isaac Baker, Dylan Willard, Bret Glowacki and Nate Lockhart each scored a goal as the Southmoreland boys soccer team picked up a 4-0 victory over host Brownsville in a Section 3-AA match on Saturday. More...

Steelers crushed in Philly, 34-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten. The rookie No. More...

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