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Geibel Homecoming Queen

Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School 2016 Homecoming Queen Grace Nowicki (left) poses for photos Saturday with 2015 Homecoming Queen Alyssa Hutchinson. More...

News

Leckrone man charged in group burglary scheme

A Leckrone man accused of stealing chainsaws from a former employer’s garage was arrested Friday.  Samuel Richard Engle, 25, of 106 Fazenbaker Drive, was charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal trespassing, conspiracy to commi More...

22nd annual Fall Foliage Ride/Walk held Sunday

The Yough River Trail Council held its 22nd annual Fall Foliage Ride/ Walk on Sunday. It was combined with Bike with Buds this year. More...

Connellsville chamber holds Masquerade Ball

Identities were secondary Saturday at the Connellsville Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Masquerade Ball at Linden Hall. More...

Opinion

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Court reminds Wolf of his role

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Is ZIT possible?

Guest Commentary

Disclaimer: this article is directed toward teenagers and their parents who are suffering from acne. By no means am I claiming to know anything relative to the practice of medicine. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Casey Girls Casey Girls will meet Oct. 10 at the Knights of Columbus in Connellsville. Committee members are Bertha Ruper and Barb Masciarelli. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. For information, call 724-277-4959. Retirees meet More...

Give kayaking a try this fall

Now that fall is here are you bored and looking for something to do outside? If you are, maybe kayaking is the solution for you. Summer is over, but kayaking is an outdoor activity you still can do in the fall and have just as much fun. More...

PROJECT: NUTTY BOATS

Hold a regatta on your tabletop with these simple walnut ships whose colorful leaf sails come courtesy of the fall season. • For each, you’ll need an intact half of a walnut shell.  More...

Trump denies actions he bragged about on tape

PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a debate flooded with tension, Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of attacking women involved in her husband’s marital affairs and declared she would “be in jail” if he were president. More...

Halloween home decorating contest being held in city

It’s that time of year again to get in the Halloween spirit.  Connellsville is once again inviting residents to participate in a Halloween home decorating contest.  The categories will be judges favorite, best theme and spookiest.&nbs More...

Obituaries

Mary Lou Burke

Connellsville

Mary Lou (Herman) Miller Burke, 88, of Connellsville peacefully entered her eternal rest on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family. More...

‘Thriller’ songwriter Rod Temperton dies in London at 66

LONDON (AP) — Rod Temperton, a British-born musician and songwriter with a singular knack for pop-funk who wrote the Michael Jackson classics “Thriller,” ‘‘Rock With You” and many other hits, has died of cancer in London at 66. More...

Jacob Neusner, who shaped American Jewish studies, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob Neusner, who transformed the study of American Judaism, becoming one of the most influential 20th-century scholars of the religion, has died. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date:

In 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy (then known as the U.S. Naval School) opened in Annapolis, Maryland.  In 1957, the core of a nuclear reactor caught fire in Cumbria, England. More...

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Sports

Undefeated Scotties look to playoffs

Southmoreland boys golfers begin postseason play on Tuesday

They say that practice makes perfect. But even then, perfection is a rarity, particularly when it comes to sports. More...

Roethlisberger, Steelers blow by Jets 31-13

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gaining Ben Roethlisberger’s trust can be a difficult process for any new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver. Once it’s earned, however, it’s unshakeable. More...

Jimmie Johnson moves into 3rd round of NASCAR’s playoffs

CONCORD, N.C. More...

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