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April 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Intentional neighborhoods take root across country

PLUMSTEADVILLE, Pa. More...

Flight attendants still wary of American’s new uniforms

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Beth Henry’s eyes sometimes itch and her throat begins to swell when she’s on an American Airlines plane, even if she’s not wearing a new uniform blamed by thousands of flight attendants for causing al More...

Girl buried, injured by snow sliding off roof in Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say a 4-yearold girl was buried by 5 feet (1.5 meters) of snow in an Alaska town after snow slid off a roof, seriously injuring the child.  More...

Opinion

Congress needs to work together

(AP) – And now for our next act.  The failure of the American Health Care Act to make it across home plate had the minute-by-minute drama of a closely contested game, right down to the breaking news that House Speaker Paul Ryan was “ More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Can Republicans govern effectively?

“Is the Republican party capable of governing?”  That question was posed on NBC by Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s budget director. So far, the answer is no. More...

Sports

Palya wins third straight YRTC half-marathon

Hopwood’s Jeff Payla, 28, trumped the field with a time of 1:18:19, winning the Yough River Trail Council half-marathon for the third consecutive year. More...

Penguins edge ‘Canes, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored power-play goals, Scott Wilson picked up his eight of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Sunday.  Matt Murray finished with 33 saves for th More...

Pirates, Red Sox set to faceoff at Fenway in season opener

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox returned to Boston from spring training to find the city blanketed by a fresh coat of snow that arrived less than 48 hours before they were scheduled to open the season. More...

Artist of the Month exhibits celebrate 10th anniversary

April marks the 10th anniversary of the Artist of the Month exhibits at the Fayette County Law Library, with additional exhibits already planned through April 2020. More...

Vet comes to Fayette Campus for new career and finds love

Wallace Frost Jr. came to Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, for a new career and found love. After retiring from a 19- year U.S. Air Force career spent working on the electronics systems of intercontinental ballistic missiles, Wallace Frost Jr. More...

Obituaries

Cheryl L. DeCarlo

CONNELLSVILLE

Cheryl L. DeCarlo, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Oct. 22, 1948 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Isaac and Olive M. (Strickler) Childress. She was a member of St. More...

Sandra L. Sobinsky

MT. PLEASANT

Sandra L. Sobinsky 72, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving husband and family.  Sandra was born Nov. 9, 1944 in Connellsville, the daughter of Geraldine Levergood Kennedy and the late John Kennedy.  More...

Theresa Hannah

CONNELLSVILLE

Theresa (Lizza) Hannah, 71, of Connellsville, died Friday, March 31, 2017 in Highlands Hospital. She was born Feb. 18, 1946 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Dominic and Agnes (Zur) Lizza. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

Dancing With the Stars 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM The path to the mirrorball trophy continues in the show’s 24th season, with the traditional mix of actors, athletes, singers and reality show personalities vying to  More...

Daughter-In- Law’s Visits Leave Trail Of Petty Theft

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I can’t talk to anyone about this (including my husband) because they’ll think something’s wrong with me or I am making it up. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Ease into the things you want to accomplish this year. Work at your own speed and only share when you feel confident that you have everything in place. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Health fair sponsored The Mental Health Association in Fayette County Advocacy Network will sponsor a free health and wellness fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the Uniontown YMCA. More...

Benefits from calorie restriction not yet proven long term

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: Some studies suggest that long-term calorie restriction can lengthen lifespan; others say it won’t. Which should we believe?  More...

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