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August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Carnegie Free Library gets spruced up

Volunteers at the Carnegie Free Library are hoping a little sprucing up will go a long way in letting people know the library is alive and well.  While renovations have taken place inside the 111-yearold library in recent years, including update More...

News

Mt. Pleasant School Board to consider student policies

The Mt. More...

Rental property inspection ordinance still causing controversy in Mt. Pleasant

An ordinance in Mt. Pleasant Borough requiring the inspection of rental properties that was passed in 2010 and amended in 2012 is still causing controversy between the borough council and the Greater Mt. Pleasant Area Landlords Association.  More...

Police news listed

Shoplifting reported   More...

Opinion

Pa. needs to hike minimum wage

(AP) – Pennsylvania has been a laggard in modestly increasing the minimum wage, so low-wage workers in the commonwealth have fallen well behind those in 29 other states, especially in the Northeast.  More...

Honeybees begin to bounce back

(AP) – There’s some buzz-worthy news from the U.S. More...

Echoes of Vietnam reverberate in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – You will be forgiven for confessing that you are confused about where we are going in Afghanistan. More...

Sports

Commodores preparing for new season

Improvement will be the name of the game as the Frazier golf team focuses in on the upcoming 2017 season. More...

Furyk’s shoulder injury making a bad year even worse

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk has gone from struggling with his game to struggling with his health.  Furyk hasn’t cracked the top 20 since he was appointed Ryder Cup captain, and at No. More...

QB Dobbs eager to step in for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Don’t get Josh Dobbs wrong. More...

Nicholson Cancer Fund’s bike run continues to raise money

Scott Nicholson was undergoing cancer treatments a decade ago when he recognized a neighbor in the doctor’s office. He knew then that he wanted to help.  “I thought my husband was crazy,” said his wife, Connie. More...

Redstone Twp. man arraigned on homicide charges

A Redstone Township man was arraigned Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of another man last year in a Brownsville housing project.  O’Shea Carrington Thomas, 24, of 32 Rollie St., was arraigned on criminal homicide, aggravat More...

Everson woman charged with strangulating child

An Everson woman was charged Wednesday with choking a child, slamming the child’s head off a floor three times and inflicting other injuries that resulted in the child going to a hospital, according to court papers.  More...

Obituaries

Frances P. Gillespie

Formerly of Connellsville

Frances P. Gillespie, 97, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in the Bridgeville Rehabilitation and Care Center.  She was born Dec. More...

Rita M. Huncsik

Mt. Pleasant

Rita M. Meisner Huncsik, 83, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Scottdale Health Care, Scottdale.  Rita was born March 17, 1934, in Mt. More...

Thomas Jamison

Scottdale

Thomas Jamison, 75, of Scottdale, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  Tom was born Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Thus said the LORD of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God More...

Yoga could help alleviate some lower back pain

Dear Doctor: I’ve had lower back pain for years, but I can’t afford to go to a physical therapist. My husband, who started taking a yoga class at the community center here a few months ago, swears that his back pain is going away. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions scheduled   More...

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