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News

PSU Fayette Chancellor speaks to city’s Rotary Club

Chancellor Dr. Charles Patrick of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, was the guest speaker recently at the Rotary Club of Connellsville. Dr. Patrick presented an informative presentation of the campus and discussed recent updates. More...

Trump reaches deal for disaster relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ignored seething Republicans and made good on his deal with Democrats, signing legislation that links $15.3 billion in disaster aid to an increase in the U.S. More...

Trump readies for first Sept. 11 commemoration as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office on Monday, a mostly solemn and nonpartisan occasion that may highlight his muddled claims about the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. More...

Opinion

U.S. needs to find answer to hunger

(AP) –– We do not want to believe that our neighbors might be going hungry. But it is a reality.  While improvements have been made in Vermont, the problem is a real one for our nation.  More...

U.S. states tackle fentanyl overdoses

(AP) –– The number of fatal drug overdoses has officially leveled off in Maine, but the epidemic is still killing one person every day — and given the scope of the problem and the state’s lackluster response, there’s no More...

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Sports

Mt. Pleasant boys soccer looks for return to playoffs

The Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team will bring back eight starters from last season’s playoff-qualifying squad, and with them come some high hopes for another successful year.  More...

Brown’s clutch catch gives Steelers 21-18 road win over Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — For Pittsburgh’s first road game, Antonio Brown wore a bow tie and purple and black suit embroidered with fire-breathing gold dragons. More...

Local soccer teams suffer rough weekend

It was a rough weekend for local soccer teams, including the Mt. More...

Hurricane Irma pummels Florida

MIAMI (AP) — A monster Hurricane Irma roared into Florida with 130 mph winds Sunday for what could be a sustained assault on nearly the entire Sunshine State, flooding streets, knocking out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses and snap More...

Obituaries

William J. Ambrisco

FORMERLY OF SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

William (Bill) Joseph Ambrisco died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at University Hospitals and Clinics, Palliative Care Unit.  He was born Jan. 23, 1930 in South Connellsville, son of Joseph and Catherine (Takac) Ambrisco. He attended St. More...

Eugene V. Cavalier

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Eugene Victor “Gene” Cavalier, went home on Sept. More...

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...

Lifestyles

Gentle exercise can help with recovery from back pain

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I have just been diagnosed with a herniated disc and pressure on the sciatic nerve in my lower spine. Currently, I participate in yoga, weights and machines at the gym, and I walk for most of my errands. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Chromebooks given  Connellsville Area School District will distribute Chromebooks to students in grades 3-12 at 6 p.m. today through Thursday and from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the high school.  More...

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