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March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Law library hosts artists for March

Instead of a usual single featured artist this month, the Fayette County Law Library is hosting three artists for March.  More...

News

City police reports

Resisting arrest Michael Eugene Gibbs, 37, Connellsville is charged with resisting arrest after Connellsville Police allege that on Feb. 24, officers responded to a South Prospect Street residences for reports of a disturbance. More...

State police initiative leads to traffic citations to motorists

In effort to protect emergency responders

A state police initiative aimed at protecting emergency responders led to citations being filed against motorists. On Feb. More...

Four children dead, three people hurt in Oregon fire

PORTLAND, Ore. More...

Opinion

Trump’s speech is ‘welcome change’

(AP) – President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress Tuesday was one of his better moments since his election. More...

House votes to repeal Obama-era regulations

(AP) – Nancy Pelosi says Republicans have accomplished nothing in 2017, and no doubt she wishes that were true. But the House has already voted to repeal 13 Obama-era regulations, and President Trump signed his third on Tuesday. More...

Solutions to America’s security begin

WASHINGTON – The White House is going to get more and more “interesting” as more and more things stand to almost certainly go awry, and probably a-wrong. More...

Sports

Roaring Lions defeated by Lynx

Penn State Fayette men’s basketball coach Mark John is well aware of the monster momentum swings that can come up during tournament basketball action.  Unfortunately for John, his team was on the wrong end of one of those big swings during More...

CAHS to offer bowling as new club sport

Rob Swope is a familiar face at Connellsville basketball games, whether on the sidelines as a coach or at the scorer’s table. But this winter, he will head up an entirely new team for the Falcons. More...

Penguins hold on to Fleury, bolster defense at deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The biggest move by the Pittsburgh Penguins at the trade deadline may end up being the one they didn’t make. More...

No one claims $1 million lottery ticket sold in Ruffsdale

As of Wednesday evening, no one had yet claimed the $1,000,008 lottery ticket sold at Chum’s Country Market in Ruffsdale.  Patty Bowman, co-owner of the Route 31 establishment and her husband Jay, are waiting for the person who played the More...

Grasso receives Special Recognition Award at Chamber event

Tony Grasso called Connellsville “the jewel of the Yough” when he accepted the Special Recognition Award earlier this week at the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.  Grasso, who grew up in Connellsville and mov More...

Perry woman charged with negligent care

Of her mother

A Perryopolis woman who was caring for her mother let her live in deplorable conditions with up to 30 cats and a strong smell of urine and fecal material in the residence, borough police said.  Tacy Behana, 57, is charged with negligent care of More...

Obituaries

Emma J. Balda

Brownsville

Emma Jo Balda, 76, of Brownsville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. She was born January 18, 1941, in Connellsville, the daughter of George “Jit” Balda and Josephine (Flannery) Balda. More...

C. Lee Brown

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

C. Lee Brown, 94, of Top of the World, Ocala, Fla., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died in his sleep early Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Trauger, a son of the late Ernest and Verda Hamm Brown. More...

Jean K. Harkins

Connellsville

Jean King Harkins, 86, of Connellsville, died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, 2017, at Westmoreland Manor, Hempfield Township, Greensburg. She was born Sept. 4, 1930, in East Huntingdon Township, the daughter of the late Norman N. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

NHL Hockey 7 p.m. on NBCS Not satisfied with looking up in the standings and hoping for a post season birth, the Boston Bruins parted ways early last month with coach Claude Julien after ten years. Tonight they host J.T. More...

Teen’s Parents Learn Too Late About Alcohol At Friends’ Homes

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I have seen letters in your column from parents who want to ensure their children’s and teenagers’ safety when visiting their friends’ homes. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- It’s a good day to talk with people who share your experience, skills or concerns. Think carefully about what might need to be changed in order for you to meet your goals.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6 AKJV)  Parents need not only to teach but also set the example for our children. When we do, it will bless all involved. More...

Diocese of Greensburg lists Lenten dinners around area

The following dinners are planned at parishes throughout the Greensburg diocese during Lent.  DERRY St. Joseph Parish hall, sponsored by St. Joseph/St. Martin Knights of Columbus; Fridays, except Good Friday, noon-6 p.m. More...

Nosebleeds in cold, dry areas preventable

Dear Doctor: We just moved from Miami to northern Michigan, and even though my daily routine hasn’t changed and I’m not on any new medications, I have begun to get a nosebleed every few weeks. Should I be worried? More...

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