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Greensburg man jailed in bicyclist’s hit-and-run death in Uniontown

UNIONTOWN (AP) — A western Pennsylvania driver has been jailed on vehicular homicide and other charges after police say he struck a bicyclist and fled only to have police catch up to him miles away. More...

3rd body found on South Carolina property

WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) — Investigators discovered a third body on the property of a South Carolina man who is now linked to seven deaths and the kidnapping of a woman who was found chained inside a storage container, authorities said Monday.  More...

Trump, Clinton tied in mock school election

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tied Tuesday during a mock presidential election at West Crawford Elementary School.  A total of 246 students in kindergarten through fifth grade voted with 123 supporting Clinton and 123 casting their ballots fo More...

Opinion

Time to recognize the service of Vietnam veterans

Guest Commentary

Nearly a century ago, following the persistent efforts of southwestern Pennsylvania World War I veteran Max C. Floto of Connellsville, President Woodrow Wilson established Nov. More...

Political leaders to be able to lead

Another View

We all know that times change.  Ours used to be an agrarian economy. Then an industrial economy. And now a technological and service economy.  More...

The candidate who never quit

Commentary

Never in history have more people predicted a leading presidential candidate would quit the race, and never have more people been wrong. More...

Sports

Vikings’ Aumer headed to Monmouth

Mt. Pleasant tackle receives full football scholarship

Mt. Pleasant’s Kurt Aumer has been playing football since he was a small child. Next fall, he’ll be doing it at the collegiate level. More...

Penn State enduring loss of tackles

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The ascent of a few offensive linemen is coming at a good time for Penn State. More...

Sheary scores twice as Penguins edge McDavid, Oilers 4-3

Crosby held without a point in first meeting against Edmonton star

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary scored twice, including the winner with 1:42 left, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night. More...

Trial continues for Connellsville officer

Reese faces several charges in Fayette County Court

The trial against former Connellsville City Police Officer Ryan Reese continued Tuesday in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas.  A grand jury indicted Reese, 44, in April 2015 on charges of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse via forcibl More...

Incumbent Warner defeats Mari

Dowling upsets Mahoney in 51st District

Republican incumbent Ryan Warner held off North Union Township’s James Mari to keep the Pennsylvania House of Representative’s 52nd District seat Tuesday. 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...

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...

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...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1906, Theodore Roosevelt visited the Panama Canal, becoming the first sitting president to make an official trip outside of the United States. More...

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Bible Digest

“And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation.”  — (Luke 22:40 AKJV)  Take time to pray. It will help you to overcome temptation.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Holy Name Society St. Rita Holy Name will meet after 8 a.m. Mass on Nov. 13. Free turkey dinner More...

Single-payer health care has supporters and detractors

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard the term “single-payer health care” a lot in recent years. What does it mean? More...

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