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July 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale girl, 6, models, acts and raises money to help others

Alena Faith Rusilko of Scottdale is only 6 years old, but she is already modeling, winning pageant titles, acting and raising money to help others. More...

News

Health care vote delay gives foes, supporters more time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foes from left and right are using the delayed vote on the Republican health care bill to make it as politically toxic as possible for wavering GOP senators to support it. More...

Trump vows to boost manufacturing by cutting $64 billion trade deficit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Monday to boost U.S. manufacturing by cutting the $64 billion trade deficit with Mexico as he showcased products made in all 50 states — everything from a fire truck to a baseball bat.  More...

McCain ‘sounding strong’ post-surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain is “sounding strong” as he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye, his closest Republican colleague in the Senate said Monday. More...

Opinion

Trump Jr.’s emails told world about Russian collusion

(AP) – The release of Donald Trump Jr.’s emails last week provides a stunning, unfathomable truth: Three key leaders of a major presidential campaign colluded with Russia to help them win the highest office in the land.  That a repre More...

British judge may reconsider decision on baby’s death

(AP) – A British judge is reconsidering his decision that Charlie Gard should die. Charlie is 11 months old; he’s seriously, neurologically ill; and his parents want to try an experimental treatment.  More...

U.S. entering real mid-life crisis

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, recently described his book on our adolescent culture as something more than an old man yelling at the kids on his lawn.  More...

Sports

Carmichaels rips Mill Run, 10-2

Both Mill Run and Carmichaels would like to see a little more offensive production as the playoffs near in the Fayette County Baseball League.  On Monday evening, Carmichaels could at least be happy with some clutch hits and some big swings in a More...

Connellsville all-stars thump Sharpsville

The Connellsville 10- to 12-year-old Little League All- Stars broke out the bats and managed to stay alive in the Section 2 Tournament with an 18-8 victory over Sharpsville in an elimination game on Monday at Kittanning Little League.  More...

Pirates OF Marte set to return

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte insists he still isn’t sure exactly how the illegal steroid that cost the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder an 80-game suspension got into his system. More...

WCVI lot sold for new construction

The former WCVI property is being sold to a local accounting firm for construction of a new office.  It’s been nearly a year since the authority first sought proposals for the land at 131 E. More...

Everson Borough works to solve drainage issue

Everson Borough is working on a solution for a drainage issue along the railroad tracks at Jones Street.  Solicitor Mark Rowan said the major cause of the drainage issue is a crushed pipe along the ditch above the railroad tracks.  More...

Obituaries

Leon W. Clover

Connellsville

Leon W. More...

Genevieve Garlick

South Connellsville

Genevieve Garlick, 92, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2017, at Harmon House Care Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Walter and Julia Jaros Domaracki.  More...

Fred C. Leighty III

Dunbar

Fred ‘Ted’ Cooper Leighty III, 80, of Dunbar, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at home.  He was born March 23, 1937, in Connellsville, the son of Fred Cooper Leighty Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing.” (Revelation 5:12 AKJV)  Jesus died for our sins. Praise Him!   More...

‘Floaters,’ specks in field of vision, usually can be ignored

Dear Doctor: I know that as far as medical problems go, eye “floaters” are pretty minor. But I’ve just noticed some new ones, and they’re really annoying. What are they? Is there any way to get rid of them?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Society to meet Chestnut Ridge Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Cook Township Community Center. Speaker will be Seth Meyers, who will share information about the National Park Service. More...

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