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September 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville man accused of exposing himself

A Connellsville man was accused Friday of exposing himself in South Connellsville Borough.  Robyn Klayton Gaston, 23, of 108 W. Cedar Ave., Apt. 4, was arraigned before District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. More...

News

Equifax breach: Criticism from lawmakers, what to do

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no way around it: The news from credit reporting company Equifax that 143 million Americans had their information exposed is extremely serious.  More...

Boarding school owner charged with abusing teenage students

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The owner of a boarding school for teenagers coerced one student into a sexual relationship, had girls undress during “body image therapy” sessions and put some students in solitary confinement for days, Iowa More...

Residents cough, rub eyes in Harvey pollution spike

GALENA PARK, Texas (AP) — Cindy Sanchez began to feel ill while barbecuing just before Harvey’s torrents started pelting this city just east of Houston, along a corridor with the nation’s highest concentration of petrochemical plant More...

Opinion

St. Louis tech firm trying to eliminate gender bias

(AP) – LaunchCode, a St. Louis-based tech firm, is getting well-deserved attention for its focus on training women computer coders as part of the workforce of the future. More...

Lessons need to be learned

(AP) – There is no such thing as too much second-guessing of Mayor Joe McComb’s decision not to order a mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Harvey. More...

President McKinley’s devotion to duty

FREMONT, Ohio -- Some 120 years ago this month, in the first September of his presidency, a long-ignored and sometimes discredited president, William McKinley, traveled here, to the hometown of his predecessor and mentor, Rutherford B. Hayes.  More...

Sports

Falcons taken down by Gators

For the Connellsville football team, Friday’s game against Gateway featured one step forward, but a couple of steps back.  More...

Bulldogs run past Commodores

Frazier struck first in Friday’s Century Conference football game against visiting Beth-Center, but it was the Bulldogs’ relentless ground game that dominated the night.  Dominic Fundy racked up 161 yards on 23 carries, and Bailey Li More...

Eagles nip Vikings, 14-9

Michael Govern rushed for 109 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, but the Mt. Pleasant football team came up short in an Interstate Conference match-up at South Park, falling 14-9. More...

Irma’s victims in the Caribbean brace for more

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Hall of Fame inductees “made a difference”

The six members of the 2017 Connellsville Area School District Hall of Fame Class were formally inducted Friday evening. More...

Scottdale men charged in gambling ring bust

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges Friday against two men for operating an illegal gambling enterprise involving 126 illegal video poker machines in 25 bars in Westmoreland and Fayette counties that led authorities to seize More...

Obituaries

Virginia L. Harvey

Connellsville

Virginia L. “Ginny” Harvey, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.  She was born June 24, 1950, in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late Robert W. and Virginia E. 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...

Clarence J. Swink Jr.

Connellsville

Clarence J. “Lefty” Swink Jr., 87, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  He was born June 5, 1930, in Connellsville, a son of the late Ted and Florence Butt Swink.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21 AKJV)  Jesus came to save us from our sins. Thank you Jesus.   More...

Living healthy means eating well and eliminating stress

Dear Doctor: I just read that stress can cancel out the health effects of eating “good” oils, like olive oil. If that’s true, why should I even bother trying to eat better?   More...

Church News

Sunday School board to meet   The Fayette County Sunday School Association Board will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Mt. Olive Evangelical Church, 363 Pleasant Valley Road (Route 982), Connellsville. More...

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