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June 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Mt. Pleasant man punches man, steals his money

A Mt. Pleasant man sucker punched another man and stole his money, according to court documents.  According to police, on June 17 around 1:55 p.m., Mt. More...

Rotary Club donates money to groups

The Rotary Club of Connellsville recently presented 13 Connellsville organizations with monetary donations.  The club has fundraisers all year long, the the proceeds are given back to the community.  All of the money raised stays in the Con More...

Armed Services panel chairman seeks $696 billion defense budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. More...

Opinion

Is health care plan best GOP can do?

(AP) – When Republicans campaigned last year on a pledge to “repeal and replace Obamacare,” they failed to add, as has become obvious, “with something just as flawed.”  More...

Pa. governor should choose running mate

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

Sisters offer peace, retreat and inspiration

DARIEN, CONN. – There are six sisters of the Order of the Most Holy Savior in the United States, and not one of them was born in this country. Also known as the Sisters of St. More...

Sports

Connellsville holds off JM, 13-8

The Connellsville Legion team had two options after getting whacked by Uniontown in a game on Sunday. The players could let the loss linger and affect the next game’s effort, or they could try to bounce back quickly. More...

Mill Run victorious in FCBL

Dakota McWilliams tossed a complete game four-hitter that included eight strikeouts as Mill Run (8-4) knocked off host Little Joey’s Pizza, 8-1 in Fayette County Baseball League action on Monday.  More...

Although uncertain, Mickelson believes Mackay will caddie again sometime soon

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn’t sure what’s next for Jim “Bones” Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. More...

Connellsville School Board to hold line on taxes

The Connellsville Area School Board is poised to adopt a general fund budget of just under $75.5 million with no tax increase despite increasing costs for benefits.  More...

Retired teacher seeks new trial in sexual abuse case

A retired Uniontown Area School District teacher wants a new trial. Robert Caldwell, who pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual abuse of children in December, cited ineffective counsel as a reason for his motion filed in Fayette County Court. More...

Obituaries

Douglas B. Foreman

Mill Run

Douglas Brent Foreman, 56, of Mill Run, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Highlands Hospital. He was born Feb. 8, 1961, in Uniontown, a son of Donna Tolbert Foreman and the late Thomas D. Foreman. More...

Genevieve L. Mazurik

Formerly of Monarch

Genevieve L. Mazurik, 90, of Markleysburg, formerly of Monarch, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the South Fayette Nursing Center, Markleysburg.  Genevieve was born Jan. More...

Dean A. Pastorius

Dunbar

Dean Allen Pastorius, 59, of Dunbar, passed away June 25, 2017, at Latrobe Select Specialty Hospital after his 20- year fight with diabetes.  He was born Nov. 21, 1957, in Connellsville, the son of the late George Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repents him of the evil.” (Joel 2:13 AKJV)  God is waiting on us to repent of sin More...

When buying sunscreen, look for brands labeled ‘broad spectrum’

Dear Doctor: I want to be better about protecting my skin from the sun, but the sunscreen aisle of our drug store is so confusing. Are all sunscreens the same and are they equally effective?   More...

Rec board kicks off summer sports camps for kids

The Connellsville Recreation Board’s summer sports camps for kids are under way.  Programs offered include swimming, art, basketball, flag football, juggling, tennis and volleyball.  Each camp lasts six weeks, excluding the week of th More...

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