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September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Auction helps CASD clean out closed schools

An auction to get rid of surplus equipment in the Connellsville Area School District generated more than anticipated, with nearly 900 items sold.  Dan Solomon, the district’s acting facilities director, said the Aug. More...

News

Ryan aiming for low- to mid-20 percent corporate tax rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Republicans in Congress under pressure to deliver on taxes, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the GOP plan will aim to reduce the corporate tax rate to low- to mid-20 percent — a smaller cut than what President More...

Forecasters say Hurricane Irma likely to be far worse than monster Andrew

WASHINGTON (AP) — For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water. More...

Navy says tight budget doesn’t excuse crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. More...

Opinion

What must be done to save the ‘Dreamers’ from Trump politics?

(AP) –– Republicans who suggest that President Donald Trump had no choice but to stop protecting from deportation immigrants illegally brought into this country as children are trying to cover their backsides for a despicable act that cou More...

Potential impact of second hurricane

(AP) –– Neither World War II Germany nor Japan managed to hit the U.S. mainland, and certainly not the way Mother Nature is doing this late summer.  More...

Harvey recovery may derail presidency

WASHINGTON –– It will take many months, if not years, for Texas to fully recover from the record-breaking storm that slashed a devastating swath of death and destruction across the Lone Star State.  More...

Sports

Falcons beat Fillies in straight sets

The Connellsville and Laurel Highlands volleyball teams each anticipated a tough test on Thursday as the two Fayette County rivals collided in a non-section match at Connellsville. More...

Southmoreland boys soccer team beginning ‘transition season’

Generally, coaches don’t like to use the term “rebuilding.” But Southmoreland boys soccer coach Chris Hixson said the Scotties are in what he termed a “transition year” after losing more than a half-dozen starters from last year’s playoffqualifying More...

CAHS boys slip past Latrobe, 2-1

Luke Peperak scored a pair of goals to lift the Connellsville boys soccer team to a 2-1 victory over host Latrobe in a Section 4-AAAA match on Thursday. Gabe Kemp was in goal and picked up the win for the Falcons (4-0, 2-0). Mt. More...

Perry man asks judge to dismiss charges

Baldwin accused of taking $52,553 from community’s defunct heritage society

A Perryopolis man accused of taking $52,553 from the community’s defunct heritage society wants a Fayette County judge to dismiss criminal charges against him.  Roger Baldwin, 59, is charged with 282 counts of forgery, theft by deception a More...

Police withdraw homicide by vehicle charges

Charges were withdrawn for an 85-year-old Baden woman police said killed a Scottdale man in an East Huntington Township crash in 2015. 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...

Virginia Harvey

Connellsville

Virginia Harvey, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at Johns Hopkins Medical Hospital in Baltimore, Md.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Henry F. Molinaro

Connellsville

Henry F. Molinaro, 89, faithful servant of God, loving husband, father, friend, grandfather, and great-grandfather, was joyfully received into Heaven by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Sept. More...

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CELEBRITY CIPHER

Celebrity Cipher crypotograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present. Each letter in the cipher stands for another.   More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.” (Genesis 2 More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Sept. 11 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...

School Menus

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