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June 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Portland uneasy after fatal stabbings; suspect shouts, ‘You’ve got no safe place!’

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Uniontown Hospital to launch new campus shuttle

Uniontown Hospital will launch a new campus shuttle service for patients and visitors – the Will Ride Campus Shuttle – in the coming months. More...

Construction to begin on Mill Run bridge

Construction will begin soon on the Kooser Road bridge that spans Mill Run in Springfield Township, according to a news release.  The bridge replacement work is scheduled to start the week of June 12 and be finished in August. More...

Opinion

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Economy does not need Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON – America’s lethargic economy isn’t doing so well, and President Trump’s tax cut plan to get it growing again is stalled in Congress for the foreseeable future.  More...

Elected officials should renew promise to take care of troops when they come home

(AP) – There are two signature wounds from our most recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – traumatic brain injury, often from IEDs blowing up Humvees, and post-traumatic stress disorder, worsened by repeated deployments into combat. More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant teams prepare for state playoffs

The Mt. Pleasant baseball and softball teams already have completed some pretty successful runs through the WPIAL playoffs. More...

Crosby has no time for Subban’s games in Stanley Cup Final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — P.K. Subban says ask the Pittsburgh Penguins if he’s getting under their skin. More...

Uniontown Legion blanks Connellsville, 5-0

Zach Uhazie struck out 11 and tossed a five-hit shutout as Uniontown defeated visiting Connellsville, 5-0 in a Fayette Legion baseball game played on Saturday night at Hutchinson   Field in Hopwood. Derek Gaisbauer had two singles. More...

Uniontown Hospital completes renovations

Uniontown Hospital announced it has completed renovations to patient unit, 1 East, marking the completion of house-wide renovations that have converted all inpatient rooms to fully private. More...

British police arrest 12 as Londoners recall ‘night of terror’

LONDON (AP) — British police arrested a dozen people Sunday over a vehicle and knife attack in London that left seven people dead, as Londoners told how a weekend night out in the city erupted into violence and terror, lightened by moments of kindnes More...

Obituaries

Lawrence K. Hodge

CONNELLSVILLE TOWNSHIP

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Raymond J. Suttle

SCOTTDALE

Raymond J. “Syke” Suttle, 89, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2017 in the Scottdale Manor & Rehabilitation Center, Scottdale. Ray was born Feb. 8, 1928 in Mt. More...

Steven W. Nicholson

CONNELLSVILLE

Steven W. Nicholson, 32, of Connellsville, succumbed to a long, painful illness on Thursday June 1, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born June 30, 1984 in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., the son of Steven E. and Michele (Shaw) Nicholson. More...

Arts and Entertainment

MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

2017 Stanley Cup Final8 p.m. More...

Transgender Dad Wants To Be Daughter’s ‘Second Mommy’

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My former spouse and I are divorced and share a 3-year-old daughter. Soon after the baby was born, my ex came out as transgender and now lives as a woman.  More...

ASTROGRAPH

Set your course and forge ahead. The changes you make will encourage a healthier lifestyle. Don’t let anyone push you in a direction you don’t want to go. It’s your life, and you should control the outcome. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Rummage buildings open   The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, located on Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday.  Tobacco cessation classes set   More...

Surgery might be best option for Zenker’s diverticulum

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I have a Zenker’s diverticulum that, after 10 years, seems to be very large, judging by the volume it holds. At virtually every meal, I choke on food clogged in my esophagus, then I aspirate, then I cough for 10 minutes. More...

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