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January 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers getting detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters marching against the sweeping mea More...

Longtime U.S. residents, aspiring citizens tell stories about decision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman traveling to Indiana to care for her cancer-stricken mother, a family physician who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, and a Minneapolis woman about to become a U.S. More...

F.C. Cultural Trust hosts business event

The Fayette County Cultural Trust will host February’s Business After Hours with the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1649, England’s King Charles I was executed for treason.  In 1835, a gunman attempted to shoot President Andrew Jackson near the U.S. Capitol and was subdued by a crowd, marking the first presidential assassination attempt.   More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Hospital club meeting set The Connellsville Hospital Club will meet at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.1, in the hospital dining room. The CAHS 2017 musical cast will present a preview of “Beauty and the Beast’ at the meeting. More...

Consuming nuts shows significant health benefits

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: Will eating nuts really reduce my risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases, which a new study has suggested? If so, how many should I be eating?   More...

Veteran’s new life is filled with purpose

Reflecting on his combat injury, Brandon Rumbaugh, a local veteran who became a double amputee, philanthropist and businessman, says he would not change anything because his new life is filled with purpose.  More...

Obituaries

Cody Crossland

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Cody Lee Crossland, 23, of Connellsville passed away Friday Jan. 27, 2017. He was born November 2, 1993 in Mt. More...

Thomas G. Hiles Jr.

Thomas George Hiles Jr., newborn son of Thomas George Hiles Sr. and Michelle Lynn Swickey, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Forbes Hospital.  More...

Jeffrey A. Maher

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Jeffrey A. Maher, 56, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family.  More...

Opinion

Trump continues fight with media

(AP) We have learned a lot from the first days of the Trump administration. There are facts— things that are indisputably the case. More...

Women exercise right to assemble

Right up there with a free press and free speech in the First Amendment is the “right of the people peaceably to assemble.” Hundreds of thousands of women exercised that time-honored right on Saturday in Washington and in sister marches i More...

Rep. DeLuca calls on Trump to keep commitment to fund cure for cancer

Recently, the American Cancer Society released its annual report on cancer statistics, and I am pleased to see that the war on cancer is making positive strides. More...

Sports

Falcons ready for WPIAL playoffs

When the Connellsville wrestling team dispatched of Belle Vernon in the Section 2-AAA championship match last week, it put an exclamation point on the Falcons’ tremendous amount of progress made throughout the season.  More...

Fayette splits with Lehigh Valley

Dominick Jackson scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Penn State Fayette men’s basketball team to a 91-81 win over host Penn State Lehigh Valley in a PSUAC game on Saturday. More...

Metropolitans win NHL All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne Simmonds scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:58 to play, and fill-in coach Wayne Gretzky led the Metropolitan Division to a 4-3 victory over the Pacific Division on Sunday in the final match of the revamped NHL All-Star Game. More...

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