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August 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Congress leaves much undone as tensions mount with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers scattered for their summer recess Thursday, leaving behind a slim record of achievements and a steaming President Donald Trump. More...

Ex-national security advisor reveals tie to controversial data

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Pres More...

Dunbar Township supervisors approve bids for road materials

Dunbar Township supervisors approved bids for road maintenance materials during Thursday’s meeting.  Bids from Golden Eagle Construction and Dunbar Stone were both accepted as the low bidder.  Golden Eagle’s bids for asphalt cam More...

Opinion

FDA wants to battle nicotine addiction

(AP) – Where there’s smoke, there’s not always fire, and the FDA seems to understand that could make all the difference, at least when it comes to people’s health.  More...

Pence reaffirms U.S. commitment to defend democratic nations

(AP) – Far from the chaos and cacophony of Washington’s unending debate over Russia policy, Vice President Mike Pence has been delivering a remarkably consistent message on a trip to Eastern Europe this week — praising old alliances More...

Taking the cure for writer’s block

Writer’s block has never been a problem for me.  Now a cynic might suggest that’s because I’m not much of a writer. And I wouldn’t argue with that assertion.  More...

Sports

Mill Run stays alive with Game 3 win

With his team facing elimination in Game 3 of the Fayette County Baseball League Championship Series, Mill Run pitcher Trevor Farrell made sure that when his teammates packed up their equipment following the game, it wasn’t for the last time th More...

Young Steelers defense looks for additional physicality

The young Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is ready to take the next step, and the defensive leaders feel there’s one way to reach the next level.  Physicality.  The Steelers have highlighted goals of increased physical play during More...

Kuhl’s strong outing leads Pirates past Reds 6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl allowed four hits in seven efficient innings, Starling Marte went 3 for 4 and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates had little trouble with the Cincinnati Reds in a 6-0 victory on Thursday night.  More...

Ex-prosecutors appeal decision in Munchinski case

Two former Fayette County prosecutors are taking their case to a higher court.  Gerald Solomon, a senior judge, and Ralph Warman, a former county judge, have filed an appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in the David Munchinski case, fed More...

Kids get demolition derby fever

With many demolition derby drivers starting to compete in their teens, it’s hard to think of yet a younger generation involved in the sport, but when it comes to the Fayette County Fair, Croushore’s Championship Demolition Derbies has been offering a 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...

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...

Marilyn L. Fink

Connellsville

Marilyn Lois (Miller) Fink, 91, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Woodcrest Senior Living Community, Scottdale.  She was born Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Aug. 7 are as follows:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

Mountain Area News

Acme United Methodist Church, 3016 State Route 31, Acme, will hold its annual Community Day Flea Market and Fun event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Flea market/turkey dinner set   More...

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