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October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville asked to be healthy example

Connellsville City Council is being asked to be a positive example for the rest of Fayette County. More...

News

Connellsville Lions Club presents $500 check to F.C. Association for the Blind

The Connellsville Lions recently presented a $500 donation check to the Fayette County Association for the Blind. The donation represents profits from the club’s 11th annual KidsFest held this summer in Connellsville.  More...

Police reports listed

Woman injured in crash   A Connellsville woman suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident earlier this month in Mt. Pleasant Township, state police at Greensburg said.  More...

Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned boys

A woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported, a Delaware police chief said Tuesday.  More...

Opinion

Compromise is key to America’s survival

(AP) –– It’s a valid, uncomfortable question we all should be asking.  How long can a vehemently divided nation –– built on the principles of democratic self-governance –– survive?  More...

Trump continues to diminish America’s influence and power

(AP) –– Since entering the Oval Office, President Trump twice certified that Iran is complying with the terms of the agreement to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. More...

What’s behind Trump’s executive actions

President Trump’s most recent high-profile executive actions –– on Obamacare, immigration and the Iran nuclear deal –– do three big things.  More...

Sports

Falcons skate past Raiders, 7-3

The Connellsville hockey team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2017-18 season. More...

Connellsville volleyball team wins to clinch playoff spot Commodores clinch section title

Sara Ellis charted 32 assists, and Maggie Means racked up 31 digs as the Connellsville volleyball team (10-6, 4-6) clinched a postseason berth with a 3-0 Section 3-AAAA win at Franklin Regional in sets of 25-14, 25-15, and 25-9. More...

Tomlin not worried about WR Bryant being a distraction

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t worried about Martavis Bryant’s state of mind. More...

Pittsburgh diocese settles suit over birth control mandate

The Pittsburgh and Erie Roman Catholic dioceses have settled lawsuits seeking to overturn an Affordable Care Act mandate that would have forced them to provide contraceptive and abortion-inducing drugs or services as part of their employee health car More...

Telling stories helps people to sell products

Whether we are selling on commission for a living or selling a friend on a weekend activity, we are all involved in some sort of salesmanship, according to sales retention expert Mj Calloway.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas D. Heffner

South Connellsville

Thomas D. “Beefy” Heffner, 80, of South Connellsville, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at his home.  He was born April 9, 1937, in Connellsville, a son of the late Daniel and Mary Smith Heffner.  More...

Thomas E. Marchewka Jr.

Connellsville

Thomas Eugene Marchewka Jr., 59, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.  He was born Jan. 7, 1958, in Connellsville, a son of the late Thomas and Carmela Molinaro Marchewka.  He was a member of St. More...

Kurtiss E. Raygor

Scottdale

Kurtiss E. Raygor, 78, of Scottdale, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe. He was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Scottdale, a son of the late Clifford and Anna (Kravetz) Raygor. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” (Psalms 9:17 AKJV)  It can’t be much plainer than this. God has the final word.   More...

Recent hepatitis A outbreak devastates city’s homeless

Dear Doctor: I’m familiar with hepatitis C’s connection to death, but hepatitis A? I had no idea that could be lethal, and now I’m reading about a number of deaths in San Diego. I thought anyone could get hepatitis A.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Historical society to meet The Connellsville Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today at the historic Gibson House, 217 W. Patterson Ave. More...

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