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December 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman’s faith, strength helps her to reach 100th birthday

Alice Hawk, whose daughter described her as a kind-hearted woman with a strong faith in God, will celebrate her 100th birthday today. A birthday party will be held for Hawk at 1 p.m. More...

News

VFW Band brings Christmas show to Uniontown

A benefit performance of the Pennsylvania VFW Post 8543 Band, which has become a tradition of the Christmas season, will take place 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown. The doors will open at 2:30 p.m. More...

Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 10

GATLINBURG, Tenn. More...

Trump salutes himself, Carrier for saving jobs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant open instead of moving operations to Mexico was only the first of many business victories t More...

Opinion

Cuban-exile community prepares for new reality in homeland

Another View

After Fidel Castro’s death, Miami’s Cuban-exile community is expectantly preparing for what new reality will emerge for their homeland.  Ding dong the witch is dead. What now?  More...

Decision called setback for lower salaried U.S. workers

A ruling last week by a federal judge in Texas represents a major setback for about 4.2 million lower salaried American workers — 185,000 in Pennsylvania — and their employers, who have worked for months to build a better framework for fa More...

911 National Memorial Trail becomes reality

Westsylvania

Once in a great while, I feel compelled to confess a misjudgment. Not that I don’t make misjudgments all the time. Usually, though, I don’t admit them here. More...

Sports

Fayette basketball teams open PSUAC conference play

The Penn State Fayette men’s and women’s basketball teams are off to a rough start to their respective 2016-17 seasons, but both squads are hoping to change that tonight, when Penn State University Athletic Conference action begins.  More...

Healthy again, smaller Dupree hoping to ‘ball’ for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The training wheels are off for Bud Dupree. Finally.  More...

Crosby leads Penguins past Stars

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby broke the game’s final tie and assisted on another score in the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Thursday night. More...

Boy accused of killing his mother, brother

NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy is accused of shooting his mother and 8-year-old brother once each in the forehead as they slept and calling 911 to insinuate his father did it, Pennsylvania state police said Thursday.  More...

Christmas for flood victims

Tree give-way, Santa Claus highlight event

Christmas wasn’t just for kids Thursday night as flood victims gathered at a Christmas tree giveaway and party at Connellsville’s Flood Recovery Center. More...

Obituaries

Marsha Haines

Kecksburg

Marsha Ann Haines (Hammond), 42, of Kecksburg, passed away peacefully after a long, courageous battle with breast cancer, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at home surrounded by her family. More...

Thelma J. Malago

Connellsville

Thelma J. (Kelly) Malago, 81, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Greensburg Care Center.  She was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Scottdale, a daughter of the late John and Gladys (Hixson) Kelly.  More...

Earl R. Mitchell

Formerly of Scottdale

Earl R. Mitchell, 58, formerly of Scottdale, died Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2016, in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his family.  He was born July 31, 1958, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1823, President James Monroe announced a policy aimed at preventing further European colonization of the Americas, later known as the Monroe Doctrine.  In 1927, Ford Motor Co. introduced the new Model A.   More...

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Bible Digest

“And Samuel said, Has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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Mountain Area News

The next Bullskin Opry at the Bullskin Grange Hall on Route 982 Bullskin Twp. 938 Pleasant Valley Road, will be 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is free and donations are accepted. More...

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