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October 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Money can’t make up for lost health

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When Deborah Giannecchini was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer four years ago, it didn’t make sense. She had no family history, nor did she seem a high risk. More...

Uniontown couple donated pope’s zucchetto to Heritage Center

Despite the language barrier, Steve Peters got his message across when he pointed to the zucchetto he had purchased and gestured to Stanislaw Dziwisz that he wanted to swap it out for the one that Pope John Paul II was wearing. More...

Art therapy offers a different perspective on healing process

Kristy Walter, a candidate for a master’s degree in art therapy and counseling at Seton Hill University, worked quickly, dabbing tempera paint on the windows of a second floor hallway at Excela Health Frick Hospital. More...

Opinion

Hillary Clinton’s ‘progressive vision’ of religious freedom

Guest Commentary

The 2016 debates are history, and although nearly every topic was hammered to heaven, one was not broached at all: a First Amendment guarantee that makes us uniquely American.  Freedom of religion represents the proverbial canary in the coal min More...

History might smile on this year’s election

National Perspective

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The entire political world is in a swivet. Worst election ever. Horrible candidates. Shameful dialogue. Awful conduct. What a disgrace. More...

Photo

The old Youghiogheny Bridge began as a toll bridge in 1899 and was rebuilt during the 1940s after this early postcard view was taken. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.”  — (Psalms 84:11 AKJV)  Walk with God. He looks out for His own.   More...

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Mild exercise, alternative therapies can relieve back pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have frequent back pain. I usually take acetaminophen (the Tylenol brand), but I hear it may not be effective for back pain. Is there anything to that? More...

Pumpkin STEM at West Crawford

Focus was to get kids excited about learning

In an effort to prepare early education students for the transition to kindergarten, West Crawford Elementary School hosted its first Pumpkin STEM event this week.  Open to all future and current Pre-K and kindergarten students and their familie More...

Fayette veterans recognized for service

Peace-time veterans as well as those who served in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Cold War Era, Vietnam and the Gulf Wars were recognized for their years of service with a lapel pin and certificate of recognition Friday at Penn State Fayette More...

Obituaries

Annabelle Garletts

Mt. Pleasant

Annabelle Garletts, 88, of Mt. Pleasant (Bullskin Township) died Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at her home. She was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Friendsville, MD. a daughter of the late Ransler and Susan Jane Friend Garletts. More...

Sheila Jacobs

Connellsville

Sheila F. Jacobs, 45, of Connellsville, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. More...

Winford Murphy

Tacoma, Wa.

Winford Murphy was born May 3, 1928 in Dunbar, Pennsylvania, and was lifted into the hands of the Lord from Lakewood, Washington on August 24, 2016.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed in what came to be called “Black Tuesday,” beginning the Great Depression.  In 1966, the newly formed National Organization for Women held its first national conference.   More...

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Sports

Vikings down Scotties, 47-21

The Mt. Pleasant football team needed a win to cement its standing as the second-place team in Section 3-AAA. Southmoreland needed to score some points against their rivals as a matter of pride. More...

Mustangs edge Colonials

Chad Petrush and Will Karwatske each scored a touchdown as the Laurel Highlands football team (1-9, 1-7) edged host Albert Gallatin, 17-14, in Big Nine conference action. More...

Wildcats break losing streak at Falcons’ expense

Something had to give in Friday’s season finale between Connellsville and visiting Latrobe. More...

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