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June 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Goodwill looks to expand recycling services in area

Goodwill Industries is in the process of meeting with each of the 42 municipalities in Fayette County in hopes of attracting more communities to their recycling services.  “We want to hear what’s important to them,” said Robert More...

News

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) —  Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sin More...

Remains found off Lake Erie could be crash victim’s

Remains found by someone fishing in Lake Erie might belong to one of three victims unaccounted for in a plane crash that killed six people just off the Cleveland shore last year, a Pennsylvania coroner said Friday. More...

Take a spin

There’s one more chance to enjoy the Mt. Pleasant Firemen’s Fair which concludes Saturday night starting at 7 p.m. on Smithfield Street.   More...

Opinion

‘Time to end the marriage’

(AP) – “The timing is right.”  That’s polite political shorthand for, “Let’s salvage something from the fiasco surrounding Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. More...

Climate consequences

(AP) – We don’t doubt the science that cures major illnesses and has greatly extended the length and quality of human life. We applaud the brilliant minds whose scientific endeavors took us to the moon and beyond. More...

July 1 a reminder of strong U.S.-Canada relations

MONTREAL -- When the United States celebrated its 150th birthday, Calvin Coolidge was president, Al Capone’s gangsters were running wild in Chicago, NBC was just being formed, and Gene Tunney was girding to defeat Jack Dempsey. More...

Sports

Harshman, Metzger win Ruggieri Scholarship

Although youth football in the Fay-West area has undergone some changes, one thing remains constant. Every year, the Pete Ruggieri Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Connellsville Booster Football League.  More...

Spieth maintains lead through two rounds in Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. Rory McIlroy played just well enough to stay in the tournament. More...

Blues deal Reaves to Pens

CHICAGO (AP) — After the St. More...

Tornado reportedly touches down in Uniontown

A tornado reportedly touched down in Uniontown Friday evening, the culmination of multiple watches and warnings for the area by the National Weather Service.  Meteorologist Fred McCullen of the NWS in Pittsburgh said there were reports of trees More...

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against corrections officers at SCI-Fayette

A federal judge in Pittsburgh has dismissed a lawsuit filed against two corrections officers and a unit manager at SCI-Fayette.  More...

Obituaries

Nancy R. Boyer

Scottdale

Nancy Reinstadtler Boyer, of Scottdale, died peacefully with family by her side on June 22, 2017, at the age of 81 years.  She was born Jan. More...

Robert N. Ober

Dawson

Robert Nevin Ober, 76, of Banning Road, Dawson, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, in AHN/Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills.  Bob was married to Nancy J. More...

Eugene R. Stansak

Scottdale

Eugene R. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.” (Hosea 14:9 AKJV)  Be wise. More...

Acupuncture is an option for carpal tunnel treatment

Dear Doctor: Could acupuncture help my carpal tunnel syndrome?   More...

Church News

Hot lunch offered   Central Fellowship Church, 316 N. Arch St., Connellsville, will offer a free community hot lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato chips and dessert. More...

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