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October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Haggerty’s office to move to new location

District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr.’s office will be moving to a new location.  The Fayette County Commissioners approved Thursday a lease with Shallenberger Properties for the office to be located at 404 S. More...

News

Geibel juniors receive class rings

Junior students at Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School recently received their class rings during a Mass held at the school. Junior students chose a senior to present them with their class ring during the ceremony.  More...

China’s conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping’s second five-year term as leader. More...

Scientists: Big changes coming for one of most important fish

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Changes in the way some small fish are managed could have major implications for the ocean ecosystem and marine industries on the East Coast, according to conservationists, fishing groups and scientists.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to your navel, and marrow to your bones.” (Proverbs 3:7-8 AKJV)  Fear of the Lord is good for your health. Think it over.   More...

School Menus

Lunch menus for the week of Oct. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Oct. 23 are as follows:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

Fayette County prison to get new sewer line

Fayette County’s prison will be getting a new sewer line. The county commissioners on Thursday approved a $50,750 contract with Lee’s Plumbing of Uniontown to add three manholes and 280 feet of sewer pipes. More...

4-H students to receive scholarship opportunity

Students in Pennsylvania will have a new scholarship opportunity starting in grade six through a 4-H program coming to the state. More...

Former F.C. substitute teacher loses his appeal in child pornography case

A former Fayette County substitute teacher has lost his appeal in Pennsylvania Superior Court.  In a ruling handed down Thursday, the appellate court backed the sentence given to Robert Caldwell II, 38, by Fayette County Judge John F. More...

Obituaries

Richard J. Fiesta

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Richard John Fiesta, 73, of Macungie, passed away on Oct. 13, 2017.  More...

Mary E. Lima

Vanderbilt

Mary Elizabeth “Liz” (Crossland) Herbert Lima, 90, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Florence L. Price

Connellsville

Florence Louise Price, 75, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Better mental health services needed in U.S. to prevent another Las Vegas

(AP) –– It’s utterly distressing that dozens of people were slaughtered and hundreds more injured by a deranged gunman in Las Vegas, and the country is politically paralyzed to do anything about it.  More...

Press corps can’t get enough of Bannon

(AP) –– One irony of Washington these days is that a press corps that claims to loathe right-wing political operative Steve Bannon can’t get enough of him. More...

Sexual harassment occurs with frequency

Long ago and far away, I had an academic superior who enjoyed sexually humiliating younger men. More...

Sports

Napper, Tait juggle soccer success with other sports

The calendar in the fall months is quite full for Mt. More...

Geibel volleyball team beats Frazier, 3-1

For nine years in a row, the Frazier volleyball team has taken pride in being the dominant force in its section. More...

Sports Notices

VOLLEYBALL  Purple out   More...

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