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September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman sues F.C. following her daughter’s prison death

A woman has sued Fayette County, the three county commissioners and others in connection with the 2015 death of her daughter inside the county prison. More...

News

Perry Township supervisors approve Browneller Run project

After they receive lower proposals

The Browneller Run restoration project is back on the table after being put on hold last month by the Perry Township supervisors.  Chairman A.J. More...

Mt. Pleasant Borough to hold 9/11 tribute

It’s been 16 years since Flight 93 crashed into a field near Shanksville, about 40 miles from Mt. More...

FEMA ramps up for Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with the looming threat of dual disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday ramped up preparations for Hurricane Irma as it barreled toward the Florida coast even as the agency continued the massive r More...

Opinion

Congress needs to fix DACA problem

(AP) –– They were brought to America as children with hopes, dreams and aspirations, but without proper government authorization. They’ve grown up as Americans, worked hard and stayed out of trouble. More...

N. Korea’s decision to launch missile over Japan worsens threat

(AP) –– North Korea’s reckless and dangerous decision to launch a missile over northern Japan this week worsened an already simmering global threat.  This provocation to America’s great ally might just have been bravado b More...

Houston’s tales give way to caution

WASHINGTON –– It was all so very brave, the way Houstonians and other Texans faced the storm of a lifetime. Their actions seemed to turn on its head everything we had been fearing about the decaying American character.  More...

Sports

Falcons look to bounce back against Gators

The Connellsville football team did plenty of preparation in the days leading up to last week’s Class AAAAA Big East Conference opener against Penn-Trafford. More...

Vikings pleased with fast start to 2017 golf season

Coming into the 2017 season, Mt. More...

Connellsville volleyball team tops Yough, 3-0

Sara Ellis recorded 26 assists and five aces and Elli Cook knocked down 11 kills as the Connellsville volleyball team picked up a 3-0 non-section win over host Yough, 25- 10, 25-11, 25-7 on Wednesday. More...

Senior pageant emphasizes elegance of age

Watching a movie has made a difference in the life of a librarian.  Fayette County Law Librarian Barbara Pasqua this summer had a chance to explore the pageant world, spurred on by curiosity after watching a Sandra Bullock film.  “I More...

Mt. Pleasant considers new option for storm water issues

After a presentation on potential storm water alleviation options at its last meeting, Mt. Pleasant Borough Council is looking at a different option.  More...

Texting woman who caused head-on crash pleads guilty to charge

A Vanderbilt woman who was charged with causing a head-on accident while texting pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of aggravated assault by vehicle. Brandy Leigh Federer, 29, entered her plea before Fayette County Judge Linda Cordaro. More...

Obituaries

Mildred R. Grimm

Melcroft

Mildred R. “Mid” Ansell Grimm, 79, a lifelong resident of the Melcroft area, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in the Amber House at Harmon House in Mt. More...

John F. Grinko Sr.

Connellsville

John F. Grinko Sr., 82, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. More...

Van R. Kooser

Mill Run

Van R. Kooser, 83, of Mill Run, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at his home. He was born July 8, 1934, in Mill Run, a son of the late Henry and Bertha Dull Kooser. Mr. Kooser was a 1952 graduate of Connellsville High School. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” (Genesis 1:27 AKJV)  You did not evolve. You were made in the image of God. Your life has meaning because God created you. More...

Cross-contact during food preparation may trigger allergies

Dear Doctor: My boyfriend wants to take me to his favorite Thai restaurant, but I’m a little worried; Thai cuisine uses a lot of peanuts and I’m allergic. More...

Cafe Carnegie striving to offer wholesome food choices

Cafe Carnegie strives to serve wholesome food choices, including organic greens free of pesticides and sprays for salads. This month, the café is offering Footprints Farm chicken, which is locally farm-raised and free of antibiotics and hormones. More...

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