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Mt. Pleasant trust donates funding to groups

The Mt. Pleasant Area Endowment Trust Initiative has money to donate and is looking for organizations to submit applications to possibly become a recipient. The application process is quite simple – drop by 841 W. Main St., Mt. More...

News

Ducks, chickens entertain Fayette County Fair crowds

A duck (top left photo) sits on display for showing at the Fayette County Fair, which ended on Saturday. A rooster entertains fair crowds in top right photo. More...

Undertaker or caretaker? Trump’s shifting health law role

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Republicans unable to advance a health care bill in Congress, President Donald Trump’s administration may find itself in an awkward role as caretaker of the Affordable Care Act, which he still promises to repeal and More...

How much better will job market get?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A drop in the unemployment rate to a 16-yearST#low raises17085a tantalizing questionAUTOMATICabout the job market: How much better can it get? More...

Opinion

Trump should move beyond ‘Buy American’ agenda

(AP) – In search of legislative victories, President Trump should move beyond executive orders in pushing his “Buy American” agenda. In doing so he would find plenty of bipartisan support, including from U.S. Sen. More...

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Putin’s gamble on Trump is not paying off

A good title for the entire Trump-Putin saga might be “The Naive and Sentimental Dictator.” Assuming, that is, that it all plays out as farce – certainly the direction events are trending in the White House. More...

Sports

CAHS players hope to draw on FCBL experience

Nolan Porterfield, Cade Warrick, Tanner Orndorff and Gabe Kemp were all part of the Connellsville High School baseball program in 2017, and all four hope to have a positive impact on the Falcons in 2018.  More...

Rodriguez’s HR lifts Pirates to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Rodriguez’s improbable weekend had a Hollywood ending.  Rodriquez homered in the 12th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. More...

Heyward back to anchor Steelers’ deep D-line

LATROBE (AP) — Cam Heyward vividly remembers a December road game last season at Cincinnati, where the Pittsburgh Steelers were quickly running out of healthy bodies along the defensive line.  Heyward was already sidelined with a torn pect More...

2017 Fayette County Fair spins to close

Fairgoers take a spin on the carousel at the Fayette Councy Fair, which ended Saturday. Please see Page A2 for more photos. More...

United Way combines two senior programs

As a means to continue to strengthen its regional efforts, the United Way has combined its Westmoreland County Faith in Action Program with the Allegheny County Open Your Heart to a Senior Program.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas Jamison

SCOTTDALE

Thomas Jamison, 75, of Scottdale, passed away at 11:49 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  More...

Susan R. Neighbors

DUNBAR

Susan Renee Neighbors, 61, of Dunbar, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.  She was born on June 10, 1956, in Connellsville, daughter of Cecelia A. Lucas Neighbors of Dunbar and the late Charles R. More...

Albert L. Herman Jr.

CONNELLSVILLE

Albert L. Herman, Jr., 78, of Connellsville died Saturday Aug. 5, 2017 at his home.  He was born Jan. 3, 1939 in Connellsville, a son of the late Albert L., Sr. and Margaret Flannigan Herman.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

The Bachelorette8 p.m. on WTAE WATMPart of the usual suspense ofany season finale of this show iswhether the given bachelorettereceives a marriage proposal,but it’s already known RachelLindsay leaves the show as anengaged woman, so it’s a matter More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Therefore it is come to pass, that as he cried, and they would not hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, said the LORD of hosts:” (Zechariah 7:13 AKJV)  When God speaks we should listen. More...

Less invasive procedures exist for enlarged prostate symptoms

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: Is there any treatment besides surgery that can reliably help an older man urinate when he is experiencing difficulty due to prostate enlargement?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunion scheduled  More...

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