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August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghosts of Mt. Pleasant’s past to walk streets

Ghosts of Mt. Pleasant’s past are taking to the streets on Aug. 5.  It’s nothing spooky – it’s the Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society’s ghost walk.  “It’s the spirit of people of Mt. More...

News

Prosecutor argues corruption of minors charge should stand

A Dunbar’s man conviction on a corruption of minors charge should stand, according to Fayette County prosecutors.  Sean Lementowski, an assistant district attorney, maintained in a memorandum of law that he filed this week that Billy Joe More...

Court complicates Trump’s threat to cut funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s bold threat to push “Obamacare” into collapse may get harder to carry out after a new court ruling.  More...

Trump administration says current war authority sufficient

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told Congress on Wednesday it has sufficient legal authority to use military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria based on the 2001 law to counter al-Qaida approved shortly after the Sept. More...

Opinion

Americans still envy Canadians

(AP) – Somewhere in the Canadian psyche is a residual puritanism, a cast of mind H.L. More...

Pipeline to boost W.Va. economy

(AP) – The West Virginia economy and that of the surrounding area got some much-needed good news last week when the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released a positive environmental impact statement for Dominion Energy’s More...

Two world leaders offer inspiration

WASHINGTON – Searching the globe this summer, one could easily be overwhelmed by the question: “Are there any countries with leaders we can look up to anymore?”  Everywhere we look, “leadership” seems to be characte More...

Sports

Mill Run rally comes up short in Game 2

The margin between winning and losing in the Fayette County Baseball League Championship Series has been a razor-thin line. But through the first two games, Carmichaels has found itself on the right side of the line in both instances. More...

Roethlisberger fully committed to leading Steelers in 2017

Ben Roethlisberger isn’t going away anytime soon – at least not this year.  The Pittsburgh Steelers’ two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback reiterated Wednesday during training camp at St. More...

Rostraver Ice Rink will not host Penguins pre-season game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh ice rink that won the right to host a Pittsburgh Penguins preseason contest will instead have to settle for a ticketed practice by the Stanley Cup champions after the facility was deemed unfit to host an NHL ga More...

Ex-methadone clinic doctor goes to jail

A doctor who worked at a closed North Union Township methadone clinic received a prison sentence Wednesday.  Dr. Dominic Dileo, 69, was sentenced to serve 12 months and one day in a federal prison by Judge Nora Barry Fischer.  More...

Everson man held for trial on rape charges

A teenage girl testified Wednesday that she was improperly touched three times by Michael Scott Brown.  The first incident happened in 2013 and the last two both took place in April, the teen said during a preliminary hearing in Uniontown. More...

Obituaries

Betty B. Claycomb

Florida

Betty Bernadine Claycomb (Rowe), 88, a.k.a. “Busy Bee”, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 201,7 at her residence, surrounded by loved ones.  Betty was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Hunker. More...

Sylvia A. Knight

Brownsville

Sylvia Ann Jeffreys Knight, 83, of Brownsville, passed peacefully away with her family by her side on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.  Born June 3, 1934, in Fallowfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Ona Brown Jeffreys.  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.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.” (Psalms 141:5 AKJV)  A Godly friend is a More...

If you’ve been in contact with TB-infected person, get tested

Dear Doctor: So many people are required to undergo tuberculosis screening even though they don’t know anyone with TB and have no symptoms. Just how contagious is tuberculosis? More...

Summer Concert Series continues

Relax and listen to the music. The Summer Concert Series is ongoing from 7-9 p.m. Friday evenings at the Gazebo Parklet, Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale.  High Ryder will perform Aug. 4. More...

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