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October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Perry Twp. moves ahead with ordinances

Two Perry Township ordinances are moving forward with advertisement after Tuesday’s supervisors meeting. An ordinance establishing and outlining tax credits for volunteer firefighters falls in line with state Act 172 of 2016. More...

News

Tillerson denies he weighed resigning or called boss ‘moron’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Wednesday he never considered resigning as President Donald Trump’s top diplomat, disputing what he called “erroneous” reports that he wanted to step down earlier this year. More...

State police reports listed

Minor injury possible One person was taken to Excela Health- Frick Hospital to be checked for possible minor injuries following an accident Sept. 28 on Moyer Road in Bullskin Township just south of Pleasant Valley Road. More...

Couple born on same day wed

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A couple born on the same day at the same Massachusetts hospital have exchanged wedding vows more than two decades later.  The Taunton Gazette reports that Jessica Gomes and Aaron Bairos got married Sept. More...

Opinion

Trump’s plan is rehash of trickle-down economics

(AP) –– President Ronald Reagan, who honed his speaking skills as a Hollywood actor, knew how to make a good speech. More...

Nation’s gun policies need to be examined

(AP) –– In the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history, a catastrophic assault that left at least 59 people including Shippensburg wrestling coach Bill Wolf Jr. More...

Fond remembrance for a quiet crusader

WASHINGTON –– During and after the Iraq War, there seemed to be endless questioning about America’s moral place in the world. More...

Sports

Falcons look to build on positives

In the midst of a five-game losing streak, the Connellsville football team has had to struggle through some tough times in recent weeks. More...

Steelers’ WR Brown sorry for ‘all the noise’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown is nearly getting as much practice at saying “I’m sorry” as he is at catching touchdowns. More...

Uniontown golfer Rugola qualifies for states; MP, SHS girls soccer teams win

Uniontown’s Danae Rugola shot a 79 to place fifth at the WPIAL Class AAA Individual Championships at Diamond Run Golf Club in Sewickley. Rugola’s score qualified her for the PIAA qualifiers on Oct. 16 at Tom’s Run Golf Club. More...

Reese convicted of official oppression

Ex-Connellsville police officer found not guilty of four other charges

A Fayette County jury convicted former Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese of an official oppression charge Wednesday, but found him not guilty of four other offenses, including the more serious charges of rape and sexual assault.  More...

Bradley Paints closes its doors in Connellsville

A Connellsville company that had been in business for more than 20 years has been sold and its local employees left without jobs.  Bradley Paints, also known as Bradley Coatings Group, was purchased last month by United Paint and Chemical based More...

Obituaries

Jennie I. Clark

Connellsville

Jennie Isabell Etling Clark, 83, of Connellsville, passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2017, in Hempfield Manor,Greensburg. She was born July 4, 1934, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Washington Morris and Suzanna Rimmel Etling. More...

Ronald E. Gross Sr.

Formerly of Dunbar

Ronald E. Gross Sr., 79, of Addison, formerly of Dunbar, passed away at home comforted by his loving family on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.  He was born Aug. 20, 1938, in Connellsville, a son of the late Michael and Doris (Hill) Gross.  More...

Otavio P. Sirianna

Mt. Pleasant

Otavio P. “Patsy” Sirianna, 85, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Scottdale, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Matthew 6:21 AKJV)  Your expenditures will show where your heart is. Think it over.   More...

Moderation is key to intake of pickled vegetables

Dear Doctor: A lot of my friends are talking about pickles these days because they’re a way to get probiotics into your diet. But I read that pickled foods are associated with higher rates of cancer. Are pickles good or bad for you? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pink Zebra sold The Highlands Hospital Club will sponsor a Pink Zebra fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the hospital lobby. Pink Zebra offers more than 50 wax melts for tart burners, as well as accessories. More...

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