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April 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant man wants flooding problem fixed

A problem with sewer water flooding in a private residence is neither easy nor inexpensive to fix, according to Mt. Pleasant officials.  Resident Jim Schroyer of 601 N. Garry St. More...

News

Repeal in doubt, what Trump alone can do on ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) — With prospects in doubt for repealing “Obamacare,” some Republicans say the Trump administration can rewrite regulations and take other actions to undo much of the health care law on its own. More...

GOP will muscle Gorsuch onto high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats claimed the votes they needed Monday to block President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, but the victory was only fleeting, setting up a historic showdown with Republicans who intend to rewrite Senate rule More...

Penn State Fayette will hold Community Day

The Community Interaction Association, a student group at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, invites the public to its second annual Community Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Opinion

Making Obamacare better is good politics

(AP) – After the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump met the press in the Oval Office. It was an unusual meeting. The President seemed almost mellow. He said: “We learned a lot.”  More...

US needs to help starving people

(AP) – We Americans have been blessed. No doubt about that. Simple human compassion dictates that when people are suffering in less fortunate lands, we should try to help them.  More...

God’s love greatest engine for good

This is one of those times of year where people who don’t usually attend church may find themselves attending services. Maybe it’s part of a family visit. Maybe it’s tradition. Maybe it’s an itch in need of scratching. Or maybe it’s a desire. More...

Sports

Pirates fall to Red Sox in opener

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox bid farewell to a legend at the end of last season. This season opened with a big day for one of their rising stars. More...

Fleetwood returns to Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. More...

NHL not going to 2018 Olympics

(AP) -- The National Hockey League is not going to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.  The league announced its decision Monday afternoon, saying the matter was “officially closed.”  The league says no meaningful dialogue More...

City man arraigned on accident-related charges

A Connellsville man was speeding and driving under the influence of marijuana when he wrecked last year, seriously injuring himself and two passengers, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Water service interrupted for Perry area customers

Several hundred customers of the North Fayette Municipal Authority in Perryopolis Borough and Perry Township had low pressure or no water at all most of the business day Monday because of a break in a 12-inch water main.  More...

Zoning variances approved for hospital

Connellsville Zoning Hearing Board did not have a quorum for Monday’s monthly meeting, leading to two applications receiving deemed approval.  “Because I can’t schedule the hearing in a timely manner, the projects are receiving More...

City recreation board plans summer events

As winter makes way for spring, Connellsville Recreation Board is moving forward with its plans to provide quality entertainment for the summer months.  However, several of those projects will need the support of the community, including volunte More...

Obituaries

Lottie Bukovac

Vanderbilt

Lottie Bukovac, 96, of Vanderbilt, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Mt. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.  She was born Oct. 17, 1920 in Tarrs, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles and Agnes (Skero) Wawrzyniak.  Lottie 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...

Richard M. Taylor

Connellsville

Richard M. Taylor, 65, of Connellsville, passed away on April 2, 2017 at the Uniontown Hospital.  He was born on June 6, 1951, the son of late Robert M. Taylor and late Ruth B. Steward Taylor.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

NCIS 8 p.m.  More...

Grandparents’ Pink Grad Gift Comes Right Out Of The Blue

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My daughter is graduating from high school in May. She has been accepted to a prestigious university, entirely due to her own hard work and dedication.  More...

Astrograph

Don’t let impulse lead the way. You need to weigh the pros and cons of every situation you face this year and take a conservative approach to the way you deal with your professional and domestic relationships. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was on him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5 AKJV)  Jesus did this for you too. More...

Rest, icing and anti-inflammatories will east bursitis pain

Dear Doctor: I played a pretty rough game of tennis a few weeks ago and developed an ache in my right elbow that turned out to be bursitis. What can I do to ease the pain?   More...

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. More...

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