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April 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Meet the Lenders’ event to help for-profit groups

It’s always best to know who the lenders are, and to have them know you, before you need money, according to Michael Edwards, executive director of the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority.  More...

News

Vargo announces candidacy for F.C. Recorder of Deeds

Tracie Vargo announced her candidacy for Fayette County Recorder of Deeds in the upcoming May primary election.  “I am immensely grateful and humbled to have the opportunity to run for this position,” Vargo said.  More...

Man threatens to shoot cashier during North Union holdup

A Uniontown man threatened to shoot a cashier during a holdup in North Union Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Troy Duane Ford, 45, was arraigned Sunday on robbery, terroristic threats and theft charges. More...

Health board condemns city house after garage collapses

Connellsville Health Officer Tom Currey told Connellsville Health Board Monday about an odd addition to the creek near Falcons Stadium on Arch Street. More...

Opinion

Nation should not be divided

(AP) – Look around Nebraska, and in some places you’ll find weathered signage or historical markers that refer to the “G.A.R.”  That’s the “Grand Army of the Republic,” a national fraternal organization More...

Water deal best for Flint residents

Mayor Karen Weaver’s recommendation that Flint remain with the Great Lakes Water Authority rather than switching once again to a new drinking water source is the best choice for a city that needs both stability and trust in the safety of its wa More...

Now is the time to beg for forgiveness

“If ‘never again’ means anything, I had to be here today.” The words came from a rabbi, calling to mind the Holocaust, standing among Christians outside a church in New York on Good Friday evening. More...

Sports

Falcons hold off Vikings, 6-5

Despite a little bit of rain, the Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant baseball teams managed to slog through a non-section game on Monday at Mt. Pleasant High School. More...

Connellsville track team sweeps Yough

Zach Cavanaugh finished first in the javelin (145-10) and shot put (40-5 1/2) and Gavin Conner was first in the long jump (40-6) and triple jump (18-9) as the Connellsville boys track team clinched the Section 2-AAA title with a 116-25 victory over h More...

Falcons fly past Tigers, 10-0

The last time the Connellsville softball team played McKeesport, the Falcons picked up a 12-0 shutout win. More...

South Connellsville lands general liability insurance

South Connellsville Borough will have general liability insurance.  During a special meeting Monday, council agreed to get coverage from Travelers Insurance for an annual cost of $26,538, about $775 more than the current expense, council members More...

Drug overdose leads to other charges at Perryopolis home

Perryopolis police said they seized numerous items of drugs, paraphernalia and learned a 17-year-old boy was allowed to smoke marijuana when they went to a borough home for a reported drug overdose earlier this month.  More...

Obituaries

Joanna L. Ball

Uniontown

Joanna Lois Ball, 85, of Uniontown, formerly a longtime resident of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Monday, April 24, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital.  She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Robert G. More...

Paul T. Keller

Connellsville

Paul T. Keller, 66, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital. He was born Sept. 1, 1950, in Monroeville, a son of the late Paul E. and Esther (Gallagher) Keller. More...

Paul W. Johnson

Normalville

Paul Willard Johnson, 86, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family.  He was born Sept. 5, 1930, in Mill Run. More...

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Do Just One Thing

There are an estimated three dead cellphones in the junk drawers of every American home today. It’s believed that over 500,000 phones are replaced every day in the United States, which means one thing: This technology should be recycled. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Quench not the Spirit.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19 AKJV)  When God speaks, listen and then obey. It is a privilege when the Holy Spirit speaks.   More...

Fayette County Hard to Recycle event set for this weekend

Fayette County’s Hard to Recycle event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fayette County Fairgrounds. This event is planned in cooperation with PA Cleanways and the Fayette County Office of Recycling and Solid Waste. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Meeting upcoming   Senior Action Council-Fayette County will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Connellsville Senior Center, 100 E. Fayette St. More...

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