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June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewer project remains on schedule, interim funding obtained

The Connellsville Municipal Authority Tuesday accepted a proposal for interim funding for its upcoming plant expansion and improvement project from Scottdale Bank and Trust.  The authority had sought proposals from three area banks, but received More...

News

Mt. Pleasant reaches summit

The Mt. Pleasant softball team won its first PIAA championship by beating Tunkhannock 5-3. For more details, see B1.   More...

Mom sentenced for drinking with teens

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Reward to $130,000 in search for fugitive inmates

MADISON, Ga. More...

Opinion

Pa. Senate needs to be better than the House

(AP) — The public firestorm that erupted after Pennsylvania lawmakers granted themselves a big middle-of-the-night pay raise in July 2005 seemed to ensure that, thereafter, important votes would be conducted only during the light of day.  More...

The case for inmate labor

(AP) ­­— What’s wrong with putting prisoners to work?  Augusta, Ga. More...

Playing ball within the Alleghenies

The Alleghenies have a rich lode of historical legacies. There are tales of war and colorful travel along the Main Line Canal and Pennsylvania Railroad. More...

Sports

VIKINGS ARE STATE CHAMPS

Happy Valley will forever be a happy memory for the 2017 Mt. Pleasant softball team. More...

Penguins’ bid for 3-peat likely won’t include Fleury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury knew this day was coming, though the winningest goaltender in Pittsburgh Penguins history did his best to push the idea of his inevitable departure to the back of his mind. More...

Sports Notices

FOOTBALL  C’ville Booster League The last sign-up for the Connellsville Booster Football League will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the lobby at West Crawford Elementary School. No player will be accepted after this date. More...

F.C. Commissioners support tourism marketing plan

Fayette County Commissioners supported on Thursday a tourism marketing plan for the county to be paid for through money set aside by the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau from part of the hotel tax. More...

Dunbar man faces assault charges

A Dunbar man punched a woman in the face, breaking the bone around her left eye and possibly causing blindness, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Sampey Park utilities cause confusion

Utilities at Sampey Park are causing confusion for Perryopolis Borough Council. More...

Obituaries

Sherry A. Chandler

Athens

Sherry A. Chandler, 50, of Athens, passed away unexpectedly at Robert Packer Hospital on June 14, 2017, following a brief illness. She was born on May 3, 1967, in Connellsville, the daughter of Roy and Betty Burkett Layman. More...

Robert R. Crider Jr.

Connellsville

Robert R. Crider Jr., 67, of Connellsville, died Monday, June 12, 2017, in Connellsville at the home of his girlfriend.  He was born Nov. 4, 1949, in Connellsville, a son of the late Robert R. Sr. More...

Sarah E. Sipe

Connellsville

Sarah Elizabeth Sipe, 22, of Connellsville, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  She was born Feb. 11, 1995, in Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that commits sin is of the devil; for the devil sins from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.” (1 John 3:8 AKJV)  God will never okay sin. More...

Probiotics may help alleviate some intestinal problems

Dear Doctor: Can you explain probiotics? Who should take them, and are they harmful in any way? They seem helpful to me in calming my stomach. More...

Mountain Area News

The Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department will host a Father’s Day buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the fire hall. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. Children younger than 3 eat for free. No takeout will be available. More...

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