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May 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Health victory may be fleeting as GOP Senate awaits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans wasted no time on Friday showing they have little use for the House bill to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act amid fears among Americans that people already sick won’t be able More...

GOP chairman tells agencies what to release in FOIA requests

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican chairman has told a dozen government agencies to exclude communications with his committee from requests made by news organizations, advocacy groups and others through the Freedom of Information Act.  More...

Wreak along Fairview Avenue

New Haven Hose Company firefighters responded Friday evening to an overturned vehicle along Fairview Avenue. The status of the driver or any passengers was not available at the time of print.   More...

Opinion

Public lands should stay open to the public

(AP) President Donald Trump appears to support a plan to steal some of the land from all of the people and give it to a relative few.  Last week, Trump ordered the Department of the Interior to report on every monument over 100,000 acres created More...

Trump continues to embrace world’s despots

(NYT) The United States has long seen itself as a beacon of democracy and a global advocate of human rights and the rule of law. More...

It is the end of U.S. politics as we know it

The prize for the most important book with the most misleading title might go to “The End of Liberalism,” published in 1969 by Theodore J. Lowi, who died less than three months ago.  More...

Sports

Roaring Lions gunning for PSUAC title

For the first time since 2014, the Penn State Fayette softball team is involved in the PSUAC playoffs, and the Roaring Lions are certainly planning on making the most of their opportunity.  “It’s new to us and we’re a real youn More...

Penguins star Crosby returns to practice after concussion

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (AP) — Sidney Crosby returned to work Friday, practicing with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates barely four days removed from a frightening hit that left the him with a concussion, and his status for the rest of the playoffs More...

Hurley, Power share lead in rain-delayed Wells Fargo

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Once the rain finally stopped, the wind took over Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship. More...

Removing child’s toy from storm drain is serious business

Heavy rains sweeping through the area led to a flash flood warning Friday evening and numerous calls for road flooding.  More...

Annual auction raises over $8,000 for CAHS Patriots

CAHS Patriots raised over $8,000 Thursday as part of their annual celebrity/collectible auction to benefit local troops deployed overseas.  Patriots creator Linda Shearer, a retired Connellsville Area High School teacher, said that she was immen More...

Obituaries

Alice M. Colbert

Connellsville

Alice M. Colbert, 87, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Golden Living Center, Waynesburg.  She was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Annie Brown.  More...

Warren R. Franks

Scottdale

Warren R. More...

Linda D. Rahm

Fairchance

Linda Darlene Hough Rahm, 66, of Fairchance, died at home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  She was born Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

If you have pets or small children, there may be a good reason to remove magnets from your house. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.” (1 Timothy 6:6-7 AKJV)  Keep this thought in mind. Godliness is more valuable than riches. More...

Church News

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Conn-Area students honor Mary with May Crowning

Conn-Area Catholic sixth grade students (from left) Dylan Brooks, Claire Konieczny, Ava Sherbinsky (court), Jillian Balena (May Queen), Aaron Garsteck (Escort), Breanna Bielstein, Chloe Pletcher, Amanda Hoffer and Nick Antol (court) participated in a More...

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