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May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Change of venue denied in Reese case

Fayette County judge refuses to dismiss most serious charges against Connellsville policeman

A Fayette County judge has denied efforts by a former Connellsville policeman to move his trial to another county and to have the most serious charges against him dismissed.  In denying a defense motion to move Ryan Reese’s trial, Judge St More...

Omatick, Martray top vote getters for Connellsville board

Unofficial results show that three former Connellsville Area School District employees and the owner of Panzella Trucking were the top vote getters Tuesday in the primary races for Connellsville Area School Board.  On the Democratic ballot, Mich More...

News

Vargo wins Democratic nod for F.C. Recorder of Deeds

Democratic candidate Tracie L. More...

Area municipal races list unofficial results

Dunbar Borough   In Dunbar Borough, there were no Democratic candidates for mayor and two Republicans running. More...

White House insists Trump’s disclosures ‘wholly appropriate’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump’s disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as “wholly appropriate,” as Trump tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and calm internatio More...

Opinion

Health care bill unlikely to pass

(AP) – House Republicans, including all four from Kansas, fulfilled a key campaign promise by advancing a bill recently that repeals much of the Affordable Care Act. More...

Kobach unqualified to probe voter fraud

(AP) – Even though Donald Trump defied the pollsters and pundits, flummoxed the political establishment in Washington and shocked the world when he won the presidency, he still wasn’t satisfied. More...

Frustration grows with FBI secrecy

Calls for a special prosecutor to investigate the Russia-Trump affair have multiplied in the days since President Trump fired FBI director James Comey. More...

Sports

Falcons blanked in playoff opener

It took the Connellsville baseball team 11 years to make it back to the WPIAL playoffs, and getting to the postseason is certainly something the 2017 squad can take pride in when it looks back on the season. More...

Frazier tops GCC

Frazier pitcher Logan Hartman broke her right hand playing travel softball just a few months ago, but you’d never know it by her performance in Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA playoff game at Hempfield High School.  More...

Banged-up Penguins march on as injuries continue to mount

Seeing a top-line forward and your most indispensable defenseman walking slowly down the tunnel and out of sight during a game would be startling if the Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t grown so used to it. More...

No date set for water repairs, restrictions now voluntary

Mandatory water restrictions have been lifted for customers of Pennsylvania American Water and the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, but voluntary restrictions are still in place as the MAWC assesses damages to its Indian Creek water plant. More...

City Council accepts bid for paving

Connellsville City Council voted to accept a bid from Monongahela-based Victor Paving for the city’s 2017 paving project. Victor Paving’s $63,128.50 bid eclipsed bids from Morgan Excavating ($70,501.50) and El Grande Paving ($76,740) as the low bid. More...

Obituaries

Sprucing up Connellsville

Artist Liz Jones explains her latest project, painting trees on the wall along the Flight of Fancy stairs on Fairview Avenue, to Roxanne Younkin of Connellsville and Emily Gardner of Scottdale, who run the stairs daily and stopped to tell Jones how m More...

Man testifies Driscoll admitted to robbing Breakneck Market

Max Driscoll admitted robbing Breakneck Market shortly after the crime occurred on Jan. More...

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Do Just One Thing

It’s common knowledge that planting a tree is an eco-friendly action that can help absorb CO2 emissions and release oxygen into the atmosphere. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives.” (Hebrews 12:6 AKJV)  God disciplines His children because He loves us and this is also an indicator that we belong to Him.   More...

Woman’s melasma makes her feel self-conscious

Dear Doctor: I am 60-yearold female who suffers from darkening of my face. A doctor did a biopsy and it was determined that I suffer from melasma, which began as soon as I hit menopause. Dermatologists seem unable to help. What can I do?   More...

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