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July 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

UFO festival to fly into Kecksburg

Dec. 9, 1965, is a historical day in the small community of Kecksburg. On that day, it has been said that an object described as large, metallic and acorn-shaped crashed in the woods. More...

News

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it’s not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace the Affordable Care Act or simply repeal it, the third-highest r More...

Kushner discloses more assets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner “inadvertently omitted” more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revis More...

Trump says he would sign new Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the More...

Opinion

Why can’t GOP, Dems get along?

(AP) – We are tempted, today, to paraphrase the late Rodney King: can’t they all just get along?  “They” are, as ever, congressional Republicans and Democrats. More...

Communities must work to curb violence

(AP) – Connecticut has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and still, bullets find their mark in Greater New Haven.  Multiple bullets found Tyriek Keyes Sunday during a shooting on Bassett Street. More...

Trump should move from health to taxes

WASHINGTON – “It ain’t over till it’s over,” Yogi Berra said in his famous aphorism about losing. More...

Sports

Kolencik, Orndorff win Oppermann Scholarship

During his life, Connellsville native Henry Oppermann Sr. had a love for sports that was matched only by his willingness to enhance the lives of young athletes in the Connellsville area.  More...

Spieth wins British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion, just like expected. Not like anyone could have imagined. More...

Connellsville Junior Legion splits weekend regional games

The Connellsville Junior Legion baseball team split its two games over the weekend and remained alive in the Western Pennsylvania Junior Legion Regional Tournament at Homer City.  More...

Uniontown Hospital opens Education Center

Uniontown Hospital recently announced that it has completed renovations and construction of a new Education Center.  The center is located in the Uniontown Medical Pavilion (UMP) building on the hospital campus at 100 Woodland Ave.  More...

Flash flooding hits Connellsville Sunday night

Water rushes down Breakneck Road as heavy rains fell in the Connellsville area Sunday. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the region.   More...

Obituaries

Emily F. Ernesty

CONNELLSVILLE

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Braden J. Leighty

CONNELLSVILLE

Braden J. Leighty, 86, of Connellsville died Saturday July 22, 2017 at his home.  He was born June 17, 1931 at Clinton, a son of the late Homer and Ida May Leighty.  More...

Robert L. Sherrick

CONNELLSVILLE

Robert L. “Larry” Sherrick, 65, of Connellsville passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Select Specialty Care, Latrobe Hospital. Larry was born Dec. 11, 1951 in Connellsville, the son of the late William and Ann Basile Sherrick. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.” (Psalms 136:1 AKJV)  Take time to thank the Lord. It will be time well spent.   More...

Vestibular neuritis causes mild to severe dizziness

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: A neurologist diagnosed me with vestibular neuritis after an “event” a year ago that put me in the hospital for a week. My MRI was unrevealing, but I am still unbalanced and find it hard to get around. More...

Fay-West Calendar

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