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June 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

C Glee to hold summer camp, perform Disney’s ‘Mulan, Jr.’ in Connellsville

C Glee at the Carnegie will present Disney’s “Mulan, Jr.” on July 29-30 and Aug. More...

Mt. Pleasant gears up for ‘Party in the Park’

Mt. Pleasant Borough is gearing up for its annual Party in the Park, celebrating America’s independence on July 3. There’s some historical context for the date, said Jeff Landy, Mt. Pleasant’s borough manager. More...

S. Connellsville woman fights efforts to pay attorney fees

A South Connellsville woman, whose lawsuit against the borough, its police chief and another resident was dismissed by a federal judge, is fighting efforts to pay their attorney fees.  More...

Opinion

Citizens tired of political fighting

(AP) – When Republican Congressman Steve Scalise was shot June 14 on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., lawmakers from both major parties called for unity.  They said anger and partisan politics had created too agitated a state in this c More...

Nation tests limits of religious liberty

(AP) – As a nation, we are always testing the limits of religious liberty and the strength of the wall between church and state. More...

Columnist smiles as his hometown grows

An interesting thing has been happening over the past few months: I’ve been getting irritated more often – and smiling about it.  You read that correctly. Mild irritation seems to be happening to me more-frequently these days. More...

Sports

Carmichaels Legion downs Connellsville

The Connellsville Legion baseball team gave it a valiant effort in the middle innings, but a big early lead helped visiting Carmichaels secure a 15-6 win Thursday.  More...

Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National after shooting first-round 65

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC Potomac — and they’re the best kind of memories. More...

Dunbar 10-12s nip MP, Bullskin falls

Mason May pitched four solid innings to help the Dunbar 10-12 Little League All-Star baseball team edge Mt. Pleasant, 4-3, in the first round of District 7 action. Tyler Sankovich picked up the save.   Jeremiah Kitz suffered the loss for Mt. More...

Perry society ex-treasurer admitted to ARD

A former treasurer of the Perryopolis Area Heritage Society was admitted to a probationary-type program Thursday in Fayette County Court. More...

Dunbar Twp. man who fled twice arraigned

A Dunbar Township man, who allegedly fled twice this month from authorities, has been arraigned in connection with those incidents and a third one.  Bryce Leapline, 29, was arraigned Wednesday before Richard Kasunic II and jailed on $150,000 bon More...

St. Rita’s festival offers taste of Italy

Preparations are in full swing for the 89th annual St. Rita’s Church Festival, with parishioners making homemade meatballs and other foods in advance of the July 13-15 event. More...

Obituaries

John J. Pompura

Connellsville

John Jerome Pompura, 79, of Connellsville, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at South Connellsville Personal Care Home.  He was born April 17, 1938, in Dearth, the son of the late Mickel and Anna (Voytko) Pompura.  He was a loving father and hu More...

Eugene Price

Scottdale

Eugene Price, 66, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, Monday, June 19, 2017, in New Springfield, Ohio.  Eugene was born on Nov. 23, 1950, in Scottdale, a son of Margaret Thomas Price of Scottdale and the late Rev. Arthur Price, who died Aug. More...

Mary C. Shultz

Normalville

Mary C. Shultz, 76, of Normalville, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Dec. 25, 1940, in Normalville, a daughter of the late William and Anna Prinkey Fulton.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, said the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.” (Revelation 1:8 AKJV)  The Lord never changes. He started this world and He will wrap it up. God Wins! More...

Dietary supplements can help reduce the risk of AMD

Dear Doctor: Can lutein really help prevent, or treat, macular degeneration?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will host a variety of events in June and July. More...

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