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November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State’s adjutant general to speak at ceremony

Brigadier Gen. Tony Carrelli, adjutant general of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will be the featured speaker at a ceremony hosted by state Sen. More...


Mt. Pleasant man charged with indecent exposure

A Mt. Pleasant man is charged with exposing himself to two women in Mt. Pleasant.  Ray D. Sucanic, 59, 307 W. Main St., is charged with two counts each of indecent exposure, harassment and disorderly conduct.  More...

‘Zombies’ in Rio groan, lurch at tourists along Copacabana

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Brazilians dressed as zombies dragged their rotting limbs on Wednesday while groaning and playfully lurching at tourists along Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach.  More...

Defending Clinton, Obama draws contrast with FBI’s Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama staunchly defended Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as an “honest mistake,” suggesting Wednesday that voters should discount innuendo filled revelations that the FBI is looking into more emails just ahea More...


Hillary’s Faith: In God and Roe she trusts

Guest Commentary

“Secretary Clinton, I want to explore how far you believe the right to abortion goes,” asked Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace, moderator for the third and final presidential debate. More...

No laughing matter


WASHINGTON — If we can set aside the rapidly gathering angst, cynicism and disgust sweeping the country this electoral autumn, is there one dominating emotion we might discover lurking underneath? More...

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Commodores gearing up for Spartans

Before the 2016 high school football season began, Frazier coach Mike Steeber encouraged his players to not dwell on the playoff success of 2015. More...

Fayette volleyball beats Mont Alto, nets conference title

The Penn State-Fayette women’s volleyball team downed Penn State-Mont Alto in straight sets Wednesday in State College to win the PSUAC Conference Championship for the 10th time since 2005. More...

Vikings looking for team effort in playoffs

Mt. Pleasant football coach Bo Ruffner said he and his staff don’t know much about their foe in Friday’s WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game. And that’s fine with him.  More...

Jaynes to resign as city treasurer at end of year

Connellsville City Treasurer Bruce Jaynes said Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the year.  The announcement came during the city’s budget meeting.  More...

Mt. Pleasant grad leads Warriors Rock concert

Saturday’s event sponsored by CAHS Patriots

Mt. Pleasant Area graduate Gary Racan will honor local veterans while performing during the Warriors Rock concert on Saturday at Connellsville Area High School. More...


John D. DiPasquale Sr.

Mt. Pleasant

John D. DiPasquale Sr., age 93, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday Nov.r 1, 2016 in Select Specialty Hospital at Latrobe. More...

Wayne W. Koontz Jr.


Wayne William Koontz, Jr., 49, of Connellsville, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 at Highlands Hospital.  He was born June 24, 1967, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Wayne William Sr. More...

John S. Kramarski


John S. Kramarski, 91, a lifetime resident of Everson, died Sunday evening, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 with a dog named Laika aboard. Laika was the first creature to be sent into orbit. More...


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Bible Digest

“Will you not revive us again: that your people may rejoice in you?”  — (Psalms 85:6 AKJV)  We need this kind of praying in our day. We need God. Lord, send a revival.   More...


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...

Remember to set your clocks back

Remember to turn your clocks back on Sunday.  • The Westmoreland-Fayette Municipal Sewage Authority will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 170 Mill Lane, Scottdale.  • Election Day is Nov. 8. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

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