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News

Trump travel ban eases legal issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban eases some of the legal questions surrounding the previous order, but critics said it does not answer all of them, including accusations that the measure is a thinly veiled att More...

Geibel students win regional contest, move ahead to statewide competition

The Governor’s 2017 STEM Competition, sponsored by Intermediate Unit 1, was held recently at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.  Senior students from Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High school placed first in the regional competition.&n More...

Geibel announces spelling bee winners

Geibel Catholic Junior High students recently competed in a spelling bee as part of Catholic Schools Week activities. Audra Holonich (third from left), a seventh-grade student, emerged as winner. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’S BEST BETS

NHL Hockey 7:30 p.m. on NBCS Jakub Voracek’s Philadelphia Flyers are a bubble team in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, being in the hunt for a Wild Card berth coming out of the Metropolitan Division. More...

Face-To-Face Meeting Threatens To Nip New Romance In The Bud

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I recently enrolled in an internet dating site, and have been cyberchatting with a very sweet gentleman. I am also 62 years young. My problem is I’m borderline obese, have gray hair, a few wrinkles and some dental problems. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Explore your creative dreams and express the way you feel and what you want to pursue. Take control instead of letting someone else rule your world. Participate and educate.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21 AKJV)  The greatest need of man is righteousness. More...

It’s never too late to start an exercise regimen

Dear Doctor: I’m 63 years old, and even though my kids think I’m too old, I want to start running. Can you help me to prove them wrong? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Fish fry dinners offered More...

Police say city man threatened ‘to kill’ two people

During domestic dispute

A Connellsville man allegedly pointed a loaded 12-gauge shotgun at two people during a domestic argument Sunday and threatened to kill them, city police said.  Jason Robert Provance, 20, of Rear 210 E. More...

Southmoreland students letting creative juices flow at ‘Writers Cafe’

A new club was formed this school year at Southmoreland High School that’s allowing students to display a bit of creativity.  The “Writers Cafe” is comprised of 12 students who wanted to embark on creative writing.  More...

Obituaries

Stephen Fronius

Mt. Pleasant

Stephen Fronius, 60, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday March 4, 2017 at his home. He was born October 8, 1956 in Painesville, Ohio, a son of Mary Free Fronius Asbury of Connellsville and the late Steven Fronius.  More...

Beth S. Kunak

Connellsville

Beth S. (Sloan) Kunak, 58, of Connellsville, died Friday, March 3, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born March 1, 1959, in Uniontown, the daughter of the late John and Betty Sloan.  More...

Ford W. Lowry

Dunbar

Ford W. Lowry, 82, of Dunbar died Saturday, March 4, 2017, in South Connellsville Personal Care Home.  He was born March 21, 1934 in Dunbar, son of Frederick Lowry and Vera Bryner Lowry.  He was a member of Dunbar Baptist Church. More...

Opinion

Delegation should stand against Putin

(AP) – Nebraskans of all political persuasions should be glad that Sen. More...

U.S. has obligation to retired coal miners

(AP) – America has an obligation to its retired coal miners. More...

A bright light shines in a darkening world

“Love is why God created the world.” It seems like quite a claim, especially if you consider the state of the world as viewed through TV news. More...

Sports

Mihalchik striving for medal at states

Mt. Pleasant senior wrestler Austin Mihalchik has been in a bit of a class by himself in recent weeks. First, Mihalchik stood out among the Vikings by reaching the 100-win milestone in the WPIAL Class AA tournament. More...

Spring practices begin for area high school teams

According to the calendar, there are still a couple more weeks of winter ahead. More...

NHL GMs think outside the box on first day of meetings

NHL general managers were thinking outside the box on Monday.  On the first day of their annual meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, the National Hockey League’s 31 general managers were tasked with thinking up ideas for the league for 5 to 10 More...

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