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July 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

F.C. college student seeks input for research

Perception versus reality -- the changes that have occurred in Fayette County over the past several decades have not necessarily been acknowledged either by those who live here or those who view it from the outside.  More...

News

Storms cause flash flooding around the region

Flash flooding occurred Friday evening when Coal Lick Run overflowed its banks at the intersection of South Mount Vernon and Lebanon avenues and Dixon Boulevard in Uniontown. Lebanon Avenue was closed to traffic. More...

GOP blame-a-thon over health bill crash, but no clear path

WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law incited GOP finger-pointing Friday but left the party with wounded leaders and no evident pathway forward on an issue that won&r More...

Lottery luck strikes twice for Quebec man who won millions

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — There are lucky men, and then there’s Jules Parent.  For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery.  Parent muses, “Was I born u More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.” (Revelation 11:15 AKJV)  Count o More...

Bursitis treatment includes rest, medications, patience

Dear Doctors: What’s the best way to treat bursitis? My son has it in his knee. I have it in my right shoulder. It’s extremely painful for each of us.   More...

Church News

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a potluck covered dish lunch Sunday, following the morning worship service. Please bring a dish of food to share.  More...

F.C. Fair long-running tradition for family

The Fayette County Fair is something different for everyone. More...

Victim in fatal crash identified

Connellsville City Police have identified the driver killed Thursday in a two-vehicle accident on South Ninth Street.  According to Chief William Hammerle, 83-year-old John F. More...

Police seek suspect in Dunbar hit-and-run

State police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck a person in Dunbar Township, then left the scene.  The motorist was traveling south on Route 119 shortly after midnight Friday and struck the victim near Speedy Meedy’s gas s More...

Obituaries

David W. Cressman

Scottdale

David W. More...

Katherine Sperry

Harrisburg

Katherine “Kay” Bartosh Sperry, 84, of Harrisburg, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence of the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, surrounded by family.  Katherine was born Nov. More...

D.L. Menard, Cajun music ambassador, is dead at 85

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — D.L. Menard, the Cajun musician whose song “The Back Door” became an anthem for his culture and carried him to 38 countries on State Department tours, has died at the age of 85.  More...

Opinion

Drilling customers instead of companies

(AP) – Of all the terrible, unfair and just plain stupid ideas flowing out of Harrisburg these days over how to plug a $2 billion-plus hole in the state budget, this takes the cake.  More...

We need a great uniter

(AP) – President Donald Trump had an opportunity Tuesday to become “The Great Uniter” by reducing the left-right hostility that’s damaging the social fabric of our country.  Speaking at a rally in Ohio, Trump explained he More...

John McCain’s vision of courage

In an era when the tasteless is transcendent and when the vulgar is venerated, there is special notoriety for Kelli Ward, a West Virginia native, a physician and a former Arizona state senator. More...

Sports

Southmoreland senior combines math, soccer

Fourth- and fifth-graders in the Southmoreland School District who could use a little help with math have a new way of getting it. They can use, well, soccer.  More...

Steelers’ Villanueva happy to sign new, fair contract

Alejandro Villanueva had one concern during his contract negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The 6-foot-9, 320-pound left tackle just wanted a fair deal.  More...

Cancer behind him, Conner just another rookie with Steelers

LATROBE (AP) — The catharsis came inside a crowded restaurant on that raucous Friday night in late April when James Conner picked up the phone and Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was on the other end telling Conner he was about to be sele More...

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