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November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Canadian school officials visit Southmoreland School District

There were some special visitors to the Southmoreland School District recently.  About 20 administrators and other various school officials from Quebec, Canada spent time at the middle school and the high school to see how the educational proces More...

News

Domaracki-Daugherty united in marriage

The wedding of Jolene Domaracki and Shane Daugherty, both of Dunbar took place in McKeesport at the Youghiogheny Country Club at 4:30 p.m. More...

F.C. Cultural Trust to hold dinner-theater as fundraising event

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State Rep. Warner announces approval of performance-based budgeting bill

HARRISBURG –– Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 181, which would change the state budgeting process by requiring performance-based budgeting. The House version, House Bill 410, was authored by Rep. More...

Opinion

Renewable Fuel Standard repeal remains strong case

(AP) –– Among the highlights of President Trump’s administration so far has been his devotion to rolling back and repealing bad regulation. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has been at the forefront of many such efforts. More...

Raw immigration deal for girl with cerebral palsy

(AP) –– Evidently Rosamaria Hernandez, 10, who has cerebral palsy and recently had gall bladder surgery at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, is one bad hombre.  More...

After Trump dossier revelation, FBI is next

Investigators looking into the Trump dossier were not surprised when news broke recently that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC, working through the Democrats’ law firm, Perkins Coie, financed the “salacious and unverified” c More...

Sports

Commodores beat Rangers in straight sets

When the Frazier volleyball team met Fort Cherry in the WPIAL playoffs last year at Baldwin High School, the Rangers beat the Commodores and denied Frazier a chance to go to the state tournament.  More...

OLSH netters top Geibel, 3-0

Two months ago, the Geibel volleyball team would have been thrilled to know that it was one of the final eight teams standing in the WPIAL Class A playoffs.  However, the Gators’ season ended with some disappointment, thanks to a 25-20, 25 More...

Narrow loss to Buckeyes costs Penn State in college football playoff rankings

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of games played during week two of the season had a major effect on the first College Football Playoff rankings.  Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson were the top four teams in the selection committee’s More...

Teets expected to plead guilty to homicide

A Dawson man is expected to plead guilty Thursday to killing a Mt. Pleasant area woman.  More...

Scottdale voters to have contested borough council races on Nov. 7

Voters in Scottdale’s second and fourth wards will have contested borough council races to decide on Nov. 7. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy H. Basile

Mt. Pleasant

Dorothy H. (Plummer) Basile, 88, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at home, surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Basile was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Norvelt, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Gertrude Cogan Plummer.  More...

Audrey L. Jones

Bullskin Township

Audrey L. Jones, 86, of Bullskin Township, Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.  She was born Aug. 9, 1931, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Ralph and Beulah (Weaver) Kessler.  More...

Charles L. Jansen

Connellsville

Charles L. Jansen, 72, of Connellsville, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born June 30, 1945, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Joseph and Alice Schafer Jansen.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” (Matthew 12:40 AKJV)  Jesus predicted His own death and resurrection. More...

Symptoms of West Nile virus often go undetected

Dear Doctor: Amid all the talk about the Zika virus, I thought we’d stopped worrying about West Nile. Now I see that it’s back –– or never left. What are the risks of this? Are they greater than Zika?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

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