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October 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Multi-vehicle collision

Connellsville police, Fayette EMS and New Haven Hose Company were called to this three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Crawford Avenue and Pittsburgh Street at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. No further information was available.   More...

News

Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Health officials announced Thursday a new Zika zone in Miami — a setback less than a month after declaring the nearby Wynwood neighborhood cleared of the virus following aggressive mosquito spraying. More...

Study: Minorities less likely to attend top public colleges

BOSTON (AP) — Black and Latino students in the U.S. More...

Landmark Pa. fishes book worth the wait

It took 32 years to build both the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Washington Monument. More...

Opinion

Bridging the gap

Guest Commentary

Let’s bridge the gap between workers’ wages and quality home care  More...

It is an exciting time for tourism promotion

Westsylvania

There was a time, not that many years ago, when tourism-promotion agencies were the stepchildren of the local business community. More...

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Sports

UHS, Connellsville boys finish strong at county cross country meet

Brownsville dominates girls’ race at Penn State-Fayette

Every fall, Fayette County cross country teams gather at Penn State-Fayette, the Eberly Campus to test their skills against their nearby rivals. More...

Pens begin title defense with 3-2 win over Caps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. More...

Farino earns all-county honors at WCCA meet

Southmoreland’s Kaylee Farino (20:03.76) placed fifth at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Cross Country Championships, held at Westmoreland County Community College. The top-10 finish earned Farino all-county honors. More...

Parents holding softball event for Bailor Field

After seeing the devastation caused by August flood waters at Bob Bailor Baseball Field in Connellsville’s Dutch Bottom, a group of Little League mothers knew they had to help.  More...

C’ville Twp. discusses zoning, Mountz Creek debris

In a brief meeting of the Connellsville Township Supervisors on Thursday evening, discussion turned to creating a new database for township zoning and the remediation of debris in Mountz Creek, to prevent another flood like the one that swept through More...

Fayette Fair collects $670,000 in gate admissions

Fayette County Fair financial statements released by the Fayette County Agricultural Improvement Association showed a total of $670,120.85 gate admissions collected during fair held from July 27 to Aug. 5. Treasurer John D. Blaney Jr. More...

Obituaries

Lee R. Powell Sr.

Connellsville

Lee Randolph Powell Sr., 77, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at Highlands Hospital. He was born June 24, 1939, in Connellsville, the son of the late Thomas and Minnie (Plan) Powell. More...

Lloyd Richter Jr.

Connellsville

Lloyd (Lefty) Richter Jr., 90, of Connellsville, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at the South Connellsville Personal Care Home. He was born Feb. 3,1926 in Normalville, a son of the late Lloyd Richter Sr. More...

James H. Utterback

Scottdale

James Hugh Utterback, 75, of Scottdale, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, 2016, in U.P.M.C. Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his loving family.  Jim was born July 25, 1941, in Connellsville, a son of the late Robert N. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt was shot in the chest and went on to deliver a campaign speech in Milwaukee. In 1962, a U.S. reconnaissance plane photographed Soviet missile sites on the island of Cuba, setting off the Cuban Missile Crisis. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.”  — (Luke 11:1 AKJV)  Read verses 2-13 to see J More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Oktoberfest   More...

People suffering from migraines are often misdiagnosed

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 30s who has suffered from sinus headaches for years. Allergy medications haven’t helped. What else can I try? More...

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