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March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Deplorable conditions at Fayette County Prison discussed

The conditions inside the more than 125-year-old Fayette County Prison came up for discussion during the county prison board meeting held Wednesday inside the facility. More...

Businessman allegedly ordered employees to dispose of oil, gas waste

A Dunbar Township businessman allegedly ordered employees to dispose of oil and gas drill-cutting waste at various Fayette County sites, including near or underneath the district judge’s office where the charges were filed, according to court p More...

Vin Diesel on Paul Walker: We don’t want to let him down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vin Diesel says he and the “Fast and Furious” crew do not want to let down the late Paul Walker with their new film.  More...

Opinion

Gorsuch trades legal issues for religious beliefs

(AP) – Judge Neil Gorsuch is smart, diligent, affable but fatally flawed as a candidate for the United States Supreme Court.  More...

Tax time is right around the corner

April 15 is right around the corner. Well, this year, taxes aren’t due until April 18, but you know what I mean. It means I get two and a half more days of not working on my taxes. More...

Special probe needed in Russia case

(AP) – As the latest developments unfolded in the probe of Russian influence on the presidential election, Republican Sen. More...

Sports

Falcons race past Leopards

Scrimmages aside, Wednesday was a good way for the Connellsville track team to kick off the 2017 season.  The Falcons had plenty of strong individual efforts to start the new campaign, and those efforts translated to a tightly-contested sweep ov More...

Connellsville softball team tops AG, 11-7

Josey Moorhead had three singles and drove in three runs and Brooke Miller singled twice, tripled and had two RBIs as the Connellsville softball team defeated host Albert Gallatin, 11-7 in Section 2-AAAAA action on Wednesday. More...

Pens lose to Hawks, 5-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Richard Panik started a four-goal first period for Chicago, and the Blackhawks moved closer to locking up the Central Division title with a 5-1 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins.  Marcus More...

Ex-Scottdale resident dies in Congo kidnapping

A former Scottdale resident, a Mennonite worker with the United Nations who was kidnapped several weeks ago, was found dead earlier this week.  Michael J. More...

Former local man offers help to Fayette County businesses

Don’t wait until your business is on the verge of bankruptcy to seek help; in fact, don’t wait until the business is in trouble at all. More...

Obituaries

James E. Arison

Connellsville

James E. Arison, 82, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Donald J. Chearney

Upper Tyrone Township

Donald James Chearney, 73, of Connellsville (Upper Tyrone Township), passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at his home after suffering a long battle with lung disease.  He was born Oct. More...

Helen J. Kohler

Greensburg

Helen J. Beckage Kohler, 79, of Greensburg, formerly of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully early Tuesday evening, March 28, 2017, in the comfort of her daughter and son-in-law’s home.  She was born Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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On This Date

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), painter; Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), painter; John Astin (1930- ), actor; Warren Beatty (1937- ), actor/director; Eric Clapton (1945- ), singer-songwriter/musician; Paul Reiser (1957- ), actor/co More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“There is no peace, said the LORD, to the wicked.” (Isaiah 48:22 AKJV)  Evil has its payday.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pro wrestling slated   The Morrell Volunteer Fire Company, 1322 University Drive, Dunbar, will hold a UCW Undisputed Forever 10-year anniversary pro wrestling show at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the fire station. More...

Marriage Licenses

Westmoreland County Robert Victor Tucci and Margaret Ellen Beck, both of Greensburg Daniel Allen Dean and Linda Ann Armstrong, both of New Stanton Robert Timothy Manning and Nancy Jean Kaefer, both of Salisbury, N.C. More...

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