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CASD website hacked Monday

The Connellsville Area School District website was hacked Monday.  Superintendent Phil Martell confirmed the incident Monday evening. The photo for Michael Parlak, director of security, was vandalized and had to be taken down.   More...

Elementary students to cast ballots

Students at West Crawford Elementary School will be joining voting age Americans across the United States in casting their votes for president. The school is hosting a mock presidential election today. More...

News

Landscaper charged in fraudulent business practices

A North Huntingdon man is charged with multiple counts of collecting money through his landscaping business without completing the work.  Ryan Joseph Hickey, 24, 11187 Larwin Lane, is charged with seven counts each of theft by deception – More...

Official: 40 to 50 buildings damaged in Oklahoma earthquake

CUSHING, Okla. More...

American volunteer medics treat casualties of Mosul combat

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — When Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul’s urban center last week, Derek Coleman, an American volunteer medic, was among those treating the wounded at a front-line field clinic.  He said he helped treat 44 casualties be More...

Opinion

Hillary Clinton’s tax proposal would financially impact American farms

Guest Commentary

America’s agricultural resources are among the best in the world. American farmers, or perhaps we should call them America’s agribusiness professionals, produce essential financial crops including wheat, corn, beans, grapes, apples, etc. More...

We are Americans

Another View

No matter what, we’re Americans. More...

Moving forward with love

Another View

Believe it or not, this election season is on the brink of ending — though that’s certainly a somewhat optimistic prediction. Regardless, this is an election that demands something different going forward. More...

Sports

Fayette ready for nationals

For the past few months, the members of the Penn State Fayette volleyball team have played their way back to their customary spot as the top team in the Penn State University Athletic Conference. More...

Sid vs. The Kid: Crosby, McDavid meet tonight

The comparisons are inevitable. Connor McDavid understands it. So does Sidney Crosby. Franchise centers don’t come along very often. Particularly ones with the skill set McDavid seems to share with the player he grew up idolizing. The footwork. More...

Skidding Steelers hoping to avoid self-inflicted wounds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arthur Moats thought for a second and then basically pulled off the impossible. More...

Trials begin against former Connellsville officer

The first of several trials against Ryan Reese began Monday in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas.  A grand jury indicted Reese, 44, a former Connellsville City police officer, in April 2015 on charges of involuntary deviate sexual interco More...

Trump, Clinton near finish

Voters head to polls today

SCRANTON (AP) — Straining toward the finish line of the wildly unpredictable White House race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump blitzed through battleground states Monday in a final bid to energize supporters. More...

Connellsville police charge juvenile with criminal mischief

Connellsville Police have charged a 13-year-old male with spray painting property at South Side Park.  Patrolman Sam Beucher alleges that officers received the call on Nov. 1. More...

Obituaries

Pete Barcovtch

Scottdale

Pete Barcovtch, Jr., 66, of Scottdale, East Huntingdon Township, passed away peacefully, Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2016, at UMPC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Feb. 9, 1950, in Mt. More...

Margaret “Peg” (Roebuck) Benya

Uniontown

Margaret “Peg” (Roebuck) Benya, 101, of Uniontown, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home with her loving son Adam and his fiancée Bonnie by her side on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.  She was born on Nov. More...

Henrietta M. Junk

Dunbar

Henrietta M. Junk, 94, of Dunbar passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 in Conner’s Personal Care Home, Dunbar.  She was born Oct. 25, 1922 in Smithton, a daughter of the late Ardo and Jessie (Troup) Bach.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1889, Montana was admitted as the 41st U.S. state. In 1895, physicist Wilhelm Roentgen discovered Xrays. In 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected president of the United States, defeating Richard Nixon. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?”  — (Psalms 94:9 AKJV)  God hears. God sees. God knows. Does He like what He is seeing in us?   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Extravaganza   The Hospital Club of Connellsville will host a LuLaRoe Extravaganza at the Connellsville Elks on Crawford Avenue from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 4. There will be 10 consultants there with their clothes. There is no admission charge. More...

Many upcoming activities scheduled at Carnegie Free Library

This month, Cafe Carnegie at the Carnegie Free Library is featuring Vegetarian Panini with spinach tomato and Gouda cheese with an apple-butternut honey spread. It can be ordered on Tuscan bread or flatbread. More...

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