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May 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area residents ordered to conserve water use

A number of Pennsylvania American Water and Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) water customers are under a mandatory conservation order following an electrical problem at the Indian Creek Water Treatment plant in Connellsville.  More...

News

Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting at the White House last week, The Washington Post reported Monday.  More...

C Glee adults will perform at Geranium Festival in city

The C Glee at the Carnegie Adult group will present the opening number from the hit Broadway musical Hamilton at the Connellsville Geranium Festival from 11 a.m. More...

Police reports listed

Police search for missing girl   State police at Greensburg are looking for a missing 16-year-old Mt. More...

Opinion

Nebraska moves past safe haven

(AP) – Nebraska suffered a shock in 2008 with the safe haven crisis.  That year, the state adopted a law intended to provide parents and guardians a way to place infants in state custody, without fear of prosecution, at a hospital or other More...

Congress enters path to health care reform

(AP) – The Republican bill passed by the House last week established a starting point for a long process to create a sustainable health care system for Americans. More...

Religious persecution occurs across world

“I’m here on behalf of the president as a tangible sign of his commitment to defending Christians and, frankly, all who suffer for their beliefs across the wider world,” Vice President Mike Pence said at the World Summit in Defense More...

Sports

Scotties rout Panthers in playoff opener

The Southmoreland softball team picked the perfect time to get back on the winning track.  After dropping their final three games of the regular season, all to WPIAL playoff teams, the Scotties got back in the win column in a big way as they mad More...

NASCAR turns to softer tires to goose All-Star race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This is a strange time in NASCAR and one that often feels very close to the Wild West. In this time of rebuilding, the mindset should be that anything goes and nothing is off the table. More...

Roaring Lions eliminated from USCAA Tournament

The Penn State Fayette softball team dropped a pair of games in its first-ever appearance at the USCAA National Championships on Monday at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio.  More...

City to receive flood repair grants

Mellon Foundation to award $435,000 in funding to redevelopment authority

More money is coming in to help repair flood damage that occurred in Connellsville last August.  The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority announced Monday that it is receiving a $435,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation.  More...

Indian Head woman marks 100th birthday

Amanda Pletcher, whose family says she has a strong work ethic, warm heart and giving spirit, celebrated her 100th birthday on April 11.  A special celebration was held April 23 when she was surrounded by family and friends to commemorate the mi More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. “Dirt” Dolde

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John Michael Fabian

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP

John Michael “Pete” “Shotgun” Fabian, 65, of Dunbar Twp., passed away peacefully Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Uniontown Hospital.  He was born Nov. 28, 1951 in Connellsville a son of the late John D. and Jane Hart Fabian. More...

Charles E. Firestone

NORMALVILLE

Charles E. Firestone, 81, of Normalville passed away Friday May 12, 2017 in Presbyterian Hospital Pittsburgh. He was born February 29, 1936, in Normalville, a son of the late Charles D. (Chick) and Eleanor (Ellie) Pritts Firestone. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Paperboard cartons that hold beverages like milk, juices and even shelf-stable soups are made from layers of mixed materials, called aseptic containers, that used to be hard to recycle. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Whoever digs a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolls a stone, it will return on him.” (Proverbs 26:27 AKJV)   Making trouble for others may make trouble for yourself. Think it over.   More...

Mt. Pleasant Public Library to host garden, history talks

• Mount Pleasant Public Library will host a free garden talk at 6 p.m. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Lodge meeting upcoming The Sons and Daughters of Italy Ladies Lodge #1686 of Connellsville will meet at 7 p.m. today at the lodge hall. Committee chair is Louisa Clawson. Committee members are Margaret Molinaro and Pam McKeel. More...

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