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November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Walsh plans to keep Mt. Pleasant in mind as attorney wins representative of state’s 58th

Leading up to the Nov. 8 general election, Justin M. Walsh stressed the amount of time and effort he invested in knocking on the doors of residents of Mt. Pleasant Borough during his campaign  More...

Fayette lists parade lineup

Fayette County’s Veterans’ Day parade will be held in the city of Uniontown on Friday Nov. More...

Degree from Penn State leads to `dream’ career

She’s Special Agent Kelsey Conn

For as long as Kelsey Conn can remember, she dreamed about working for the U.S. government. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1775, the Continental Congress created the U.S. Marine Corps.  In 1954, the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetary.  In 1969, “Sesame Street” premiered on PBS.   More...

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Sports

Tough season ends with honors

The 2016 football season was a rough one for the Connellsville football team. The Falcons, after beating Uniontown in the opening week of the season, suffered through nine straight lopsided losses. More...

Struggling Steelers hoping to get Brown some help

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown can do a lot of things, most of them spectacularly. Weaving his way through three defenders to get open, however, is not one of them. More...

Manfred: Trump should not impact MLB international plans

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred does not think Donald Trump’s election as president will slow the sport’s plans to stage more events in Latin America. More...

Police officer convicted of corruption of minors

Former Connellsville Police Officer Ryan Reese was taken into custody Wednesday, following conclusion of his first trial at the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Trump wave aids Toomey’s win

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Pat Toomey’s capture of a second term to the U.S. More...

Shutsy selected as grand marshal

Florence Shutsy Reynolds has been named Grand Marshal for this year’s Nov. 11th Veteran’s Day Parade which will take place in Uniontown. 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...

Bryan M. Clay

Dunbar

Bryan Matthew Clay, 27, of Dunbar, lost his battle with heroin addiction on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at home.  He was born May 16, 1989, in Mt. More...

Wilma May Dailey

Connellsville

Wilma May (Aller) Dailey, 81, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Harmon House.  She was born May 25, 1935, in Connellsville, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mable (Tedrow).  More...

Opinion

Tax credits legislation to support volunteer emergency responders

Guest Commentary

Community fire and emergency medical service (EMS) volunteers are often the first ones on the scene and the first to come to our rescue in times of crisis.  They are moms, dads, friends and neighbors who willingly sacrifice their time and put th More...

State aims for 20th century

Pennsylvania leaped boldly into the mid-20th century last week when Gov. Tom Wolf signed a law that, 60 days hence, will allow retail beer distributors to sell six-packs rather than cases alone. More...

Going forward, prudently

Commentary

WASHINGTON — A funny word, “prudent.” It’s old-fashioned and kind of frumpy. I particularly remember when George Herbert Walker Bush, surely the best president of my lifetime, exulted in using it repeatedly.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him betimes.”  — (Proverbs 13:24 AKJV)  Loving discipline takes time. Take the time to love your children. It will pay great dividends.   More...

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Simple steps help prevent hospital delirium in seniors

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: The last time my mother was in the hospital, she experienced delirium. Given her age and state of health, it’s likely she will be hospitalized again. Is there anything I can do to prevent her from becoming delirious the next time? More...

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