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September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

German university students tour Connellsville

As part of the Master’s Program at Germany’s Heidelberg University, 18 German students and three professors spent a few days exploring the Connellsville area.  After touring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Ohiopyle State More...

News

Court that ousted top Alabama justice again weighs his fate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday insisted to members of a judiciary commission that he never urged probate judges to defy a U.S. More...

Southmoreland Class of 1971 to hold 45th reunion

Southmoreland Class of 1971 will hold its 45th class reunion. Please contact Susan Ansell at susanansell@gmail.com if you have questions. • On Oct. 3, the Prayer Shawl Mninistry will be held at the Regional Family YMCA from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Marriage Licenses

Westmoreland   • Justin Donald Shaffer and Chassidy Rae Eckman, both of Smithton  • Garrett Lee Mott and Kayla Marie Geary, both of Mt. More...

Opinion

The next step: Make something happen

Another View

So, what comes next? More...

Palmer an ace on, off course

In the age of hundreds of television and internet channels and unfettered social media, personal branding is as routine as practice and physical workouts for modern professional athletes.  More...

And the campaign drags on

Commentary

WASHINGTON —If I understand it correctly, Hillary Clinton says that Wall Street greed, unresolved climate change and police shootings will kill us as a nation. More...

Sports

Bell’s return gives Steelers chance to mix it up

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin believes Le’Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams can be on the field at the same time. Tomlin didn’t say “backfield,” however. And there’s a difference. A big one. More...

Falcons still searching for improvement

For the Connellsville football team, every week is a chance to show improvement. More...

Connellsville tennis, golf teams win

Shaye Traynor, Gretchen Beatty and Morgan Berger won at first through third singles respectively to help the Connellsville girls tennis team close out the team portion of the season with a 4-1 victory over visiting Kiski in a Section 1-AAA match on W More...

Wolf urges lawmakers to act fast on opioid addiction bills

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf told lawmakers Wednesday that now is the time to take a stand against opioid addiction, and he outlined his legislative priorities in the waning days of the fall legislative session. More...

Methadone clinic decision to be released in 45 days

The Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board will render a decision in 45 days as to whether Polaris Renewal Service will be able to open a methadone treatment facility on Route 119 in North Union Township.  More...

Obituaries

Norman A. Browell Jr.

Uniontown

Norman A. Browell, Jr., age 79, of Uniontown, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. He was born in Vanderbilt, March 17, 1937, son of the late Lt. Col. Norman A. Browell, Sr. and Emily Berdan Browell. More...

Cheryl A. Ciacco

Mt. Pleasant

Cheryl A. Ciacco, 64, of Mount Pleasant died Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at her home. She was born February 20, 1952, in Mount Pleasant, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Dolores Hresko Cramer. More...

Linda E. Gainey

Scottdale

Linda E. Gainey, 55, of Scottdale died Monday, September 26, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. She was born Feb. 8, 1961, in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Avon Harris and Monetta Gainey. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1789, the U.S. Department of War established a regular army, maintaining several hundred troops. In 1916, The New York Times reported that John D. Rockefeller, the head of Standard Oil, was almost certainly a billionaire, the world’s first. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.”  — (Numbers 32:23 AKJV)  This is a sobering thought. We are all held accountable before God. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Bake sale Dawson Vanderbilt Lions Club will hold a flea market and bake sale at 8 a.m. Oct. 1. It will be held on River Road in Dawson,next to Tiny Bubbles Laundry and Car Wash. Meeting planned More...

Try to get your potassium from foods not supplements

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have high blood pressure. Should I take a potassium supplement? DEAR READER: This is a great question, but before I answer, let me take a step back to explain the connection between potassium and blood pressure. More...

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