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November 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pumpkin Drop

CASD students compete in engineering event

Connellsville Area School District students kicked off the Halloween weekend by competing in West Virginia University’s 29th Annual Pumpkin Drop.  Both high school and middle school teams built apparatuses designed to protect pumpkins from More...

News

Parents recount daughter’s ordeal in mold outbreak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shelby Slagle sauntered into UPMC Presbyterian hospital and heartily greeted the security guard perched behind the revolving doors: “Hi, I’m Shelby, and I’m here for my new heart.” More...

Toys for Tots registration scheduled for Nov. 14-15

Daniel Martin, coordinator of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in Fayette County, announced registration for the program will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. More...

$2.5 million grant approved for former Sony plant as part of redevelopment program

Transformation of the former Sony plant in Mt. Pleasant to accommodate multiple high-growth tenants will get a major boost from a $2.5 million state grant. More...

Opinion

The White House at what cost?

Guest Commentary

“The way to deter aggression is to be willing and able to respond vigorously at places and with means of our own choosing.”   More...

The poison in our politics is more than just presidents

Commentary

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA — “Hillary Clinton is evil incarnate.” I remember where I was the first time I heard someone say this. I also remember the feelings of resistance, repulsion and sadness that were my reaction. She’s not. More...

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Sports

Fayette, Frazier face big tests

Tonight is a big night for a couple of local volleyball teams. This evening, the Frazier girls volleyball team and the Penn State Fayette women’s team each have a chance to move one step closer toward a championship.  More...

Steelers QB Roethlisberger practices in limited capacity

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced in a limited capacity on Monday, just two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee.  Whether Roethlisberger is healthy enough to s More...

Cubs, Indians hope to celebrate championship in Cleveland

CHICAGO (AP) — One way or another, there will be a championship celebration in Cleveland.  Still to be determined? Whether the Indians or Cubs will be popping the champagne.  More...

Mt. Pleasant’s Penn Park highlights history, heritage

Dedication held recently

Shimmering in a smoky smattering of colors, roughly 30 stained, block glass panels — all locally produced — highlight the newly opened Penn Park in Mt. Pleasant. More...

Pence to hold rally today

Trump’s running mate at WCCC

Mike Pence, vice presidential running mate to Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, will hold a rally at 3 p.m. More...

Sprinkler head fails

Multiple fire companies from Fayette and Westmoreland counties were called to Crown, Cork and Seal Sunday afternoon just before 2 p.m.  The plant manager at the facility said on Monday a sprinkler head failed. More...

Obituaries

William Wiltrout

South Connellsville

William “Cody” Wiltrout, 40, of South Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 25, 2016, at his home. Cody is the son of Janet Galik of Connellsville and the late Bill Wiltrout. More...

Donald L. Means

Connellsville

Donald L. “Donnie” “Mony” Means, 50, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. He was born Jan. 8, 1966, in Uniontown, a son of the late Robert L. and Bonnie K. Reagan Means. More...

Ruth Caldwell

Mt. Pleasant

Ruth Luvern (Newcomer) Caldwell, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at home. She was born Jan. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1512, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was exhibited to the public for the first time. In 1800, John Adams became the first president to reside in the newly constructed “President’s House” (later named the White House). More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.”  — (Luke 19:10 AKJV)  Do you feel lost and forsaken? Jesus can help you. Pray and seek Him.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Cookie sale St. Rita Christian Mothers will hold their annual Christmas cookie sale on Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. in Bucci Hall (St. Rita Social Hall) on First Street in Connellsville. More...

Yoga being held at the Carnegie Free Library

Yoga for 12 Step Recovery will be held at the Carnegie Free Library 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday. This a donation based class. More...

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