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July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Dunbar Twp. man arraigned on rape charges

A Dunbar Township man gave marijuana to two teenage boys who had run away from a group home, then touched them improperly and performed a sex act while the juveniles were under the influence of the drug, state police at Uniontown said. More...

News

California Dem launches longshot bid to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California Democrat filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump Wednesday in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.  Rep. More...

EPA grant-funded project moves ahead in Mt. Pleasant

An EPA grant-funded project is moving forward to reuse property in Mt. More...

FBI nominee says Russia probe is not ‘witch hunt’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s pick to lead the FBI broke with the president in key areas Wednesday, rejecting the idea that an investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump election campaign is a “witch hunt” and promising More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.” (Proverbs 29:25 AKJV)  Faith in God can overcome any fear we face in life.   More...

Breakout of rat lungworm has family anxious about vacation

Dear Doctor: My family is planning a trip to Hawaii in a few months, and we’ve been hearing about a condition called rat lungworm disease. What is it? And is there anything we can do to prevent infection?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Street fair upcoming More...

Legal battle continues in S. Connellsville

Police chief wants Fayette County judge to dismiss official oppression charge

South Connellsville’s police chief wants the official oppression charge filed against him dismissed.  Michelle Kelley, Chief Russell P. More...

F.C. judge rules man competent for trial on homicide charge

A Fayette County judge has ruled a Uniontown man is competent to stand trial on a criminal homicide charge.  Senior Judge Gerald Solomon determined Arsuan Patterson, 20, is able to assist in his defense, according to court records.  Patters More...

Warriors Rock concert to welcome reservists home

There are no veterans in Linda Shearer’s family, and she really isn’t much of one for crowds or concerts, but when she received an invitation from a wounded warrior who is one of her former students to attend a Warriors Rock concert, she couldn’t say More...

Obituaries

Patricia F. Dreliszak

East Huntingdon Township

Patricia F. “Pat” Dreliszak, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away peacefully at her home and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, July 22, 2017, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. More...

Betty E. Vasselo

Formerly of Connellsville

Betty E. More...

Opinion

Pa. commissioners hope to open doors at White House

(AP) – County commissioners from Cambria, Somerset and Bedford counties will be among the leaders expected to attend a give-and-take conference at the White House on Thursday.  More...

Kids need to know about nation’s rights, freedoms and history

(AP) – We’d be horrified if kids were graduating from high school without knowing how to read, write, and do basic math — essential tools in everyday life.  Indeed, we expect schools to produce graduates who at the very least h More...

Trump, Putin pictures worth a thousand words

WASHINGTON – As we think back on the G20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg, we recall everyone speculating as to whether Presidents Trump and Putin “liked” each other. More...

Sports

Hundreds compete in Woodruff 5K

The 35th edition of the annual John Woodruff 5K Run & Walk featured some outstanding efforts from local and outof town competitors alike. More...

Connellsville drops pair of games in Fayette Legion baseball playoffs

The Connellsville Legion baseball team dropped a pair of games and was eliminated from the Fayette Legion playoffs on Wednesday at Hutchinson Field in Hopwood. More...

Crosby ‘didn’t hear’ concussion controversy during NHL playoffs

COLE HARBOR, Nova Scotia (AP) — Sidney Crosby said Wednesday he did not pay attention to those questioning whether he should continue playing hockey after suffering another concussion during the playoffs.  Crosby was too focused on capturi More...

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