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September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Mt. Pleasant Borough will advertise noise ordinance

The proposed changes to Mt. Pleasant Borough’s noise ordinance will take a step forward with council deciding to advertise the ordinance at a recent meeting.  More...

YMCA director speaks to Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Connellsville recently welcomed guest speaker Steve Simon, executive director of the YMCA of the Laurel Highlands.  Simon gave a detailed presentation of the local YMCA. More...

Mt. Pleasant Borough to inform residents about downspouts

Residents of Mt. Pleasant Borough can expect to find a letter from the borough regarding their downspouts in the coming weeks. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16 AKJV)  Christians should be a light of goodness in a dark immoral world.   More...

Measuring TSH levels is a good way to detect hypothyroidism

Dear Doctor: My mother and father have hypothyroidism, as do my two younger sisters. Now I’ve been experiencing symptoms that would indicate thyroid problems. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a number of events in September. Tea time will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. More...

Judge delays ruling on Miller’s oppression case

An attorney for South Connellsville’s police chief told a Fayette County judge on Tuesday that she searched 186 cases involving the charge of official oppression in Pennsylvania.  More...

Judge to make decision in Perry forgery case

A Fayette County judge said Tuesday he will review a transcript from a preliminary hearing and rule later on a Perryopolis man’s efforts to have charges against him dismissed. More...

Connellsville seeking bids for mitigation demolition

Connellsville City Council Tuesday voted to seek bids to demolish homes damaged in last year’s flood.  The city is still waiting for funding through the Pennsylvania and Federal Emergency Management Agencies to buy the homes in the mitigat More...

Obituaries

Ruth Nicklow

Connellsville

Ruth Nicklow,86, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital.  She was born Jan. 8, 1931, in Bullskin Township, a daughter of the late Warren and Prudence Younkin.  More...

Catherine A. Zottola

Scottdale

Catherine A. “Betty” Zottola, 93, of Scottdale, formerly of Indiana, passed away peacefully, Monday, Sept. More...

Opinion

Hard work lies ahead in Texas

(AP) –– Driving down the streets in disaster-stricken neighborhoods and seeing the mounds of debris piled outside flooded homes, all of us can now bear witness to the hard work that lies ahead.  More...

An acute case of Trump panic syndrome

The entire politico-media complex had a nervous breakdown last week over President Trump’s position on DACA. More...

Hazing investigation petrifies parents

(AP) –– The recent death of a Louisiana State University freshman and the resulting hazing investigation petrifies each of us who has ever sent a young person off to college.  More...

Sports

Falcons top Knights in straight sets

With so many competitive volleyball teams in Section 3-AAAA, every win this season is going to be critical in the race for playoff positioning.  On Tuesday evening, Connellsville picked up one of those huge wins, and did so in convincing fashio More...

Scotties beat Prexies, 3-0

Southmoreland volleyball coach Kristy Bunner wasn’t particularly happy with the way the Scotties played in Tuesday’s Section 3-AA match-up against visiting Washington. More...

CAHS cross country runners earn victories at Elizabeth Forward

Dom Prestipino (17:37) and Logan Gonzales (17:37) took second and third to help the Connellsville boys cross country team pick up a pair of Division I, Section 2 victories on Tuesday at Elizabeth Forward. More...

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