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November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Group to hold holiday contest

An informal circle of boosters dubbed, “Believe in Connellsville,” are currently promoting a Christmas decorating contest for businesses on East and West Crawford avenues, North and South Pittsburgh streets and South Arch Street.  Th More...

News

School bus driver jailed after crash kills children

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Trump distances himself from alt-right movement

ATLANTA (AP) — President elect Donald Trump is again distancing himself from the alt-right movement as its white supremacist members claim his election as a boon for their agenda. More...

Rottler receives SVC award

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Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1954, more than 25 years after “Black Thursday,” the Dow Jones industrial average finally surpassed its pre-Depression high. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.” (Psalms 106:15 AKJV)  You can have all that this world has to offer but be a miserable person. God can meet your deepest needs.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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Holiday Gift Guide

THE BENEFITS TO BUYING LOCAL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON  Shopping local this holiday season can benefit your community in various ways.   More...

Mt. Pleasant council considers tax hike

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St. Rita’s prepares for Christmas cookie sale

St. Rita Christian Mother Mary Petzel ices knots. St. Rita Christian Mothers will hold their annual Christmas cookie sale on 9 a.m. Dec. 10 in Bucci Hall (St. Rita Social Hall) on First Street in Connellsville. More...

CASD continues to discuss updating curriculum

Connellsville Area Assistant Superintendent Dave McDonald met with several school board members Monday to update the district’s curriculum.  More...

Obituaries

Doris F. Knopsnider

Melcroft

Doris F. Knopsnider, 63, of Melcroft, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  She was born Feb. 16, 1953, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Freda Romesburg Bowman.  More...

Henry S. Leasher

McDonald

Henry S. Leasher, 83, of McDonald, Robinson Township, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1933. in Scottdale, a son of the late Harry and Lenora Shaffer Leasher. Mr. More...

Olive R. Scarlett

Mill Run

Olive R. Scarlett, 89, of Mill Run, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at home with family by her side. Olive was born April 19, 1927, in Jones Mills, a daughter of the late Harry Jacob and Elsie Elizabeth Bryner Shaffer. More...

Opinion

State Rep. Mahoney proud of 10-year track record in 51st District

Letter to the editor

When I was first elected to the state House in 2006, it was out of a deep-seated desire to do good for the people of the 51st Legislative District, Fayette County and the state of Pennsylvania.  More...

Kobach sends wrong message on Trump’s immigration plans

Another View

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Trump win shocks even true believers

Commentary

NEW YORK -- As election evening began in Midtown Manhattan, people who wanted Donald Trump to win -- loyal Republicans who risked the scorn of conservative critics to work hard on Trump’s behalf -- were not only not sure he would win, they were More...

Sports

Bauer earns Division I scholarship

Connellsville senior Molly Bauer has dreamed of the opportunity to play basketball at a Division I school. More...

Expectations high for Southmoreland boys

The Southmoreland boys basketball team has a lot of things going for it heading into the 2016-17 season. More...

Steelers hope sack-happy performance was no fluke

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler only wishes he was brilliant enough to explain how a defense that struggled to get to the quarterback for two months seemed to have little trouble last Sunday in Cleveland. More...

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