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November 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Airport authority discusses hangar, lighting projects

The Fayette County Airport Authority discussed updates to its ongoing hangar project and additional lighting project during its monthly meeting Thursday evening. More...

News

Connellsville makes plans for Christmas holiday

Thanksgiving is more than a week away, but plans are in the works to make this Christmas a memorable one for Connellsville.  On Nov. More...

Trump offers Flynn security position

NEW YORK (AP) — President elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out his national security team Thursday, according to a senior Trump official. More...

Corrections

Muddy Paws Pet Supply, located at 616 W. Main St. in Mt. Pleasant, will play host to a “Pets With Santa” photo session to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26. More...

Opinion

U.S. spends resources on public relations efforts

Another View

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society,” wrote Edward Bernays, regarded as the “father of public relations,” in his influent More...

Trump’s victory sends shock waves to Cuba

Donald Trump’s victory has sent shock waves through the United States — and also to our nearest “frenemy” 90 miles away. More...

We should preserve Alleghenies history

Westsylvania

Thinking back to places I’ve visited over the years, memories that stand out often emerge from experiences in historical places. More...

Sports

Means makes her mark at W&J

When Washington and Jefferson College senior Allison Means first started playing volleyball at the collegiate level four years ago, she had no idea what kind of impact she would have on the program.  Turns out, she’s going to be a player More...

Falcons fall to Hillers

Gerald Furajter made 30 saves in goal, but the Connellsville hockey team dropped an 8-0 decision to Trinity in a Division II varsity game on Thursday at the Iceoplex at Southpointe.  Nathan Hilzendeger had four goals, including the game-winner, More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Friday, Nov. 18 No games scheduled-----Saturday, Nov. 19 No games scheduled-----Sunday, Nov. 20 No games scheduled More...

Commissioners proceed with prison plans

Fayette County commissioners accepted a bid for a prison needs assessment at the monthly meeting Thursday.  Commissioners Vincent A. Vicites and Dave Lohr selected CGL Companies of Columbia, S.C., at a bid price of $50,030. More...

Worker injured in paving accident

A construction worker for a local paving company was injured in an accident Thursday afternoon in the Crown Cork and Seal Company parking lot.  Fayette County 911 confirmed emergency crews were called at 2:09 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Earl D. Hall

Mt. Pleasant

Earl D. Hall Jr., 59, of Mt. Pleasant (Bullskin Township), died Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016, at his home.  He was born March 10, 1957, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Earl D. Sr. and Betty J. Knipple Hall of Mt. Pleasant.  More...

Edna Neckerauer

Vanderbilt

Edna Mae Neckerauer, 96, of Vanderbilt, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  She was born Sept. 29, 1920, in North Braddock, a daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Mae (Martin) Holt.  More...

Evelyn Nussbaumer

Connellsville

Evelyn Kay Nussbaumer, 69, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Select Specialty at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  She was born June 10, 1947, in Brownsville, a daughter of the late Harry and Evelyn Elliott McKnight. Mrs. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1883, American and Canadian railroads instituted five standard continental time zones. In 1928, the first cartoon with sound, Walt Disney’s “Steamboat Willie,” premiered. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God stays on him.” (John 3:36 AKJV   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

No parking   Please avoid parking on Crawford Avenue and Pittsburgh Street from 10 p.m. tonight until 2 a.m. Saturday. Christmas lights will be installed at that time.  Membership meeting   More...

Revised statin guidelines recognize expanded benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor never recommended statins to me, but he says there are new guidelines, and thinks that I should now start taking one. What do you think of the new statin guidelines? More...

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