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August 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunday dinner at CAHS benefits school employee fighting leukemia

The Connellsville Area High School cafeteria will be the site of a spaghetti dinner fundraiser this Sunday afternoon to benefit a district employee.  More...

News

South Connellsville woman to serve at least 30 days in jail

A South Connellsville woman who had a solicitation to commit homicide dropped this week as part of a no-contest plea agreement will serve at least 30 days in prison.  Susan Carr-Wilson, 46, was sentenced to serve the prison time after Fayette Co More...

Senate GOP rallies behind McConnell in feud with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Friday rallied in support of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pushing back against the onslaught of criticism from President Donald Trump. More...

Trump won’t rule out military response to Venezuelan chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that that he wouldn’t rule out military action against Venezuela in response to the country’s descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro’s power grab.&n More...

Opinion

Trump missing opportunity

President Trump’s promised “major briefing” this week on the opioid epidemic - held the same day the federal government reported record-high overdose deaths - spurns his own commission’s public health-oriented recommendations More...

More opaque government

(AP) – Few would argue that the public is ever better-served by a more opaque government, and yet that is exactly what the federal agency that regulates the nation’s nuclear arsenal has decided to do.  More...

All the presidents’ biographies

George W. Bush was a frenetic reader -- 95 books one year as president.  More...

Sports

Vikings’ Alincic garners all-state honors

It’s all finally starting to settle in for Carolyn Alincic. She admits it has finally hit her. She was the pitcher for the state championship Mt. Pleasant Area Vikings softball team. And the hits just keep on coming. More...

Steelers take advantage of New York miscues for 20-12 victory

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

McCutchen leaves with sore knee in Pirates’ win

TORONTO (AP) — Jameson Taillon pitched six innings to snap a three-start winless streak, Josh Harrison had two hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday night, their seventh win in nine games.  Pirates outfie More...

Teen charged as adult in N. Union Twp. homicide

A Westmoreland County man has lost a second son in a shooting.  Raji Raven Hickenbottom, 19, son of Michael R. Hickenbottom Sr. of Greensburg, died early Thursday morning after he was shot in the chest in front of 15 Clark St. More...

Connellsville CDBG hearing set for Monday

A public hearing is scheduled for Monday evening at Connellsville City Hall to discuss the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The public hearing will be held in council chambers starting at 6 p.m. More...

Connellsville Twp. authorizes sewage documents

Three down and one to go -- that’s the count on municipalities that have approved the resolution needed for the Connellsville Municipal Authority to move ahead with its Act 537 long-term sewage treatment plan.  More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Hanan

Dunbar

Mary E. ‘Mamie’ Hanan, 89, of Dunbar, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in South Connellsville Care Home.  She was born Dec. More...

Diane H. Kruckvich

White

Diane Hughes Kruckvich, 76, of Spruce Hollow Road, White, died peacefully Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 8, 2017, in Waynesburg Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  Family and friends are invited at 1:30 p.m. More...

Ronald A. Trubiani II

Scottdale

Ronald A. Trubiani II, 21, of Scottdale, passed away suddenly, early Thursday morning, Aug. 10, 2017.  Ron was born Aug. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And there fell on men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.” (Revelation 16:21 AKJV)  God’s More...

Church News

Rabies clinic held   East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Vanderbilt will host a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.  Flea market/turkey dinner set   More...

Fake history: Scholarship comes under attack by ideology

The Temple of Solomon was completed in the year 960 B.C. More...

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