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April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Capturing the beauty of Connellsville

The sun sets on Connellsville Area Senior High School Monday after Connellsville Area School Board held their monthly work session.   More...

News

Shaner-Mancuso seeks GOP nod for F.C. Recorder of Deeds

Soni Shaner-Mancuso is seeking the Republican nomination for Fayette County Recorder of Deeds.  “I will bring the influence and resources of my office to provide public service and help meet the needs of Fayette County citizens,” Sha More...

Trump to crack down on Central American street gang

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration vowed Tuesday to crack down on MS-13, a notoriously brutal Central American street gang blamed for a recent series of killings in suburban New York, and accused Obama-era border policies of allowing it More...

Trump embraces autocratic leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey’s president for sweeping up more power. More...

Opinion

Citizens deserve transparency from politicians

Letter to the Editor

When Donald Trump ran for president, he promised to “drain the swamp” and change the way things are done in Washington. President Trump was right that we do need to change the way things are done in government. More...

Least favorite governors listed

(AP) – The numbers for the nation’s least popular governors are out, and it isn’t pretty.  Fox News reports that Oklahoma Gov. More...

Trump does not have enough loyalists

A new president needs to staff his administration with people who will be loyal to him. Donald Trump’s problem is that he does not have enough loyalists to staff the White House, much less the entire executive branch. More...

Sports

Falcons polish off Colonials, 9-1

Since the beginning of the season, one of the goals the Connellsville girls softball team set for itself was to win a Section 2-AAAAA title.  The Falcons took a big step toward accomplishing that goal on Tuesday.  More...

Falcons take down Uniontown, 7-3

Hayden Harvey had three hits and collected two RBIs as the Connellsville baseball team beat host Uniontown, 7-3 in a non-section game at Hutchinson Field on Tuesday. Jake Ansell singled and knocked in a run. More...

Pirates CF Marte suspended 80 games for use of PEDs

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.  The league said Tuesday that Marte tested positive for the More...

Man testified former youth minister improperly touched him

A Connellsville man improperly touched him in the 1990s, a Uniontown man testified Tuesday during a preliminary hearing.  Clyde Elwood Brothers, 66, of 162 McCoy Hollow Road, his former youth minister and family friend, touched him while they we More...

Connellsville Council bans tobacco use at city parks

Connellsville City Council voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance banning tobacco products at the city’s parks and recreational areas.  The ordinance, designated Bill Number 3 of 2017, carries a $125 fine for its violation which will be enf More...

Obituaries

Bernadette M. Adams

Connellsville

Bernadette M. Adams, of Connellsville, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Scottdale Manor.  She was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Dunbar, a daughter of the late Robert and Rose (Medore) Bereiter.  More...

Hazel G. Shepler

Scottdale

Hazel G. Kalp Shepler, 95, of Scottdale, went home peacefully to be with the Lord, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Eicher’s Family Home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family.  She was born Jan. More...

Virginia Brady

Dawson

Virginia “Ginger” (Haas) Brady, 78, of Dawson, went to be with her Lord at 4:20 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Ginger was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the most common item in landfills is discarded food, most of it perfectly edible.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against them. More...

Low levels of vitamin D linked to upper respiratory infection

Dear Doctor: I’m hearing that vitamin D can reduce the risk of colds and flu – and that more foods should be fortified with it. What’s the evidence for that?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Volunteers sought   The Greater Connellsville Area Community Center is seeking individuals or groups to volunteer to design and erect an outdoor sign. Donations of materials also are needed. For information, call 724-626-0300. More...

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