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September 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Connellsville men held in F.C. Prison on drug, weapons offenses

Two Connellsville men -- including one described in court papers as a person of interest in an unspecified homicide -- were being held in the Fayette County Prison Friday on $100,000 bail each after they were charged with drug and weapons offenses.&n More...

News

CACTC homecoming queen crowned

Connellsville Area High School homecoming festivities included crowning a homecoming queen for the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center.  More...

Republic firefighter sentenced to prison in teen’s shooting death

A Republic firefighter was sentenced Friday to serve up to 23 months in prison in the shooting death of a 16-yearold boy at the fire station. George Anthony Matis Jr., 22, was sentenced to serve six to 23 months by Fayette County Judge John F. More...

Trump praises Puerto Rico aid, mayor says it’s ‘killing us’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged to spare no effort to help Puerto Ricans recover from Maria’s ruinous aftermath Friday even as San Juan’s mayor, her voice breaking with rage, accused his administration of “killing us with the ineffic More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” (Matthew 6:13 AKJV)  The Lord can give us victory over sin. Let’s pray and believe His Word. More...

When going to an indoor pool, practice good etiquette

Dear Doctor: With cooler weather here in Minnesota, our kids, who love swimming, are switching from the lake to the pool at our local Y. Just how dangerous is it to swim in a public pool? More...

Church News

Catholic Daughters host events   More...

Connellsville woman sues county, township and former D.A. after being released from jail

A Connellsville woman who spent 11 years in prison before being released by a visiting judge has sued Fayette County, the county district attorney’s office, former District Attorney Nancy Vernon and others.  More...

CAHS homecoming queen crowned

Chosen by vote by her fellow classmates, Anne Trader was crowned 2017 Connellsville Area High School homecoming queen Friday night while her escort, Johnny Crocetti celebrated with her.   More...

Obituaries

Mary A. Boshinsky

Everson

Mary Ann (Koza) Boshinsky, 88, of Everson, passed away Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at her residence. Mary Ann was born Sept. More...

Spencer B. Green

Bullskin Township

Spencer B. Green, 42, of Bullskin Township, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, as the result of an automobile accident in Pataskala, Ohio.  Friends will be received from 9:30-10 a.m. Saturday, the hour of service, in the Vito C. More...

Walter J. Kruckvich

McClure

Walter J. Kruckvich, 90, of McClure, peacefully passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 2017, at Select Specialty Care, Latrobe.  Walter was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Everson, a son of the late Joseph W. More...

Opinion

Dear Mr. Madison...

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government More...

Keeping treasured lands safe

(AP) – Ryan Zinke’s rocky career as secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior took a nosedive last week with the release of a leaked document showing some startlingly sloppy work on national monument review. More...

The fleeting feeling of bipartisan bliss

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The bipartisan moment has come, and gone, in Washington. More...

Sports

Falcons show improvement, lose to Panthers

The score may not reflect it, but Friday’s homecoming loss to Franklin Regional represented the best effort of the season for the Connellsville football team. More...

Warriors down Vikings, 50-7

Elizabeth Forward head coach Mike Collodi preaches to his team to play fast and physical night in and night out.  A week after throttling Mc- Guffey, 56-21, EF was back to its fast and physical ways Friday night.  More...

Local teams fall

Chad Miller scored on a 49-yard run and Ronnie Robinson added a 12-yard touchdown run, but the Southmoreland football team was defeated by host Waynesburg, 36-14, in a Class 3A Interstate Conference game on Friday. More...

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