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August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Perry Township delays Browneller Run project

The Browneller Run restoration project is on hold after bids for the project came back over budget.  Perry Township supervisors voted to table a decision on the project after chairman A.J. More...

News

Senate Dems spell out bipartisan tax reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation’s tax code should ensure the middle class doesn’t pay more and the “top 1 percent” doesn’t pay less.& More...

Water customers will notice change in taste

The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, which provides drinking water to the Pennsylvania American Water Authority, will be temporarily changing its disinfection treatment from a chloramine (combined) residual to free chlorine residual as par More...

Trump on tricky legal ground with ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of “Obamacare” could put the government in a legal bind.  More...

Opinion

Follow-through vital after overdose revival

(AP) – Naloxone, best known by its brand name, Narcan, is a medication that saves lives by reversing the effects of a potentially deadly opioid or heroin overdose.  More...

Scaramucci wears out welcome in record time

(AP) – Less than a day after President Donald Trump turned to former Secretary of Homeland Security John F. More...

Keeping Devin Nunes out of the game

In early April, news reports were filled with word that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes had recused himself from the committee’s Russia investigation. More...

Sports

Carmichaels takes Game 1 over Mill Run

A pair of impressive rallies by Mill Run was trumped by a pair of mammoth home runs by Carmichaels left fielder Joe Havrilak in Game 1 of the Fayette County Baseball League Championship Series. More...

McCutchen says Pirates will “work with what we got”

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen has watched the slow but steady exodus from the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse over the last two years as the pieces that helped the team to three straight playoff appearances have moved on. More...

Points-leader Truex on track for NASCAR championship

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. believes being far away from NASCAR’s hub has helped him during the most successful stretch of his career, a run he hopes ends with a championship this season.  More...

Reese asks F.C. court to dismiss charges

Former Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese wants to know more about a close friend of his accuser as he prepares to stand trial in Fayette County Court.  Reese, 44, further asks in a petition filed Tuesday in Fayette County Court that charge More...

Man accused of homicide reaches tentative plea agreement

A man charged with criminal homicide reached a tentative plea agreement with prosecutors Tuesday, while another man accused of the same offense had his preliminary hearing delayed to a later date. More...

Greensburg man leads police on high-speed chase

A Greensburg man was charged after police said he led them on a high-speed chase down Route 819 from Mt. More...

Obituaries

Nelson E. Domer Sr.

Connellsville

Nelson Eugene Domer Sr., 77, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at home, comforted by his loving family. He was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Quecreek, Somerset County, a son of the late Leroy and Grace (Ohler) Domer. More...

Evelyn L. Lane

Connellsville

Evelyn L. Lane, 79, of Connellsville, died Monday, July 31, 2017, in the Cherry Tree Nursing Center, Uniontown.  She was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Laird G. and Hazel Brooks Leeder.  More...

John F. Osler

South Connellsville

John French “Jack” Osler, 83, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.  He was born Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.” (Psalms 141:3 AKJV)  This is a good prayer for all of us.   More...

Oregano’s effects on humans need to be studied extensively

Dear Doctor: What are the benefits of oregano oil?   More...

Excela Health announces August programs, classes

Excela Health will offer a variety of programs and classes throughout August. More...

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