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November 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lane restrictions begin Monday in Mt. Pleasant

Starting Monday, motorists around Mt. Pleasant could notice right lane restrictions on Route 31 at Three Mile Hill and Two Mile Lane.  More...

News

Female lawmakers allege sexual harassment by colleagues in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House of Representatives. More...

Police investigating shooting in South Union

State police at Uniontown were investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in the Bierer Wood Acres housing project in South Union Township.  The Fayette County Coroner was called to the scene.  A section of the housing project was cordoned o More...

Gun stolen from vehicle in Connellsville Twp.

Someone took a firearm from vehicle in Connellsville Township on Sunday night or Monday morning, state police at Uniontown said.  The suspect opened a door to Jeremey Scott Bobish’s vehicle on East Blake Avenue and took the weapon from the More...

Opinion

NaNoWhyMo or, What Have I Done Vol. 1

I woke up on Wednesday and felt fairly peaceful until I realized something that made my eyes bulge in an almost cartoonish fashion:  More...

It’s not an ‘off’ election year

(AP) – Some refer to this as an “off” election year — a year when there are no major political seats up for grabs.  But that’s a bad moniker.  Calling it an “off” election year makes the election so More...

Some corner of a foreign field

CAMBRIDGE, England -- Here, amid elm trees, boxwoods and roses, is a set of war monuments no one will ever consider dismantling.  More...

Sports

Farino, Kolencik ready to run at state meet

Two local runners will grace the course at the PIAA Cross Country Championships at Parkview Cross Country Course in Hershey today, one of them is a veteran, and the other is a first-time qualifier. More...

Commodores blanked by Panthers in WPIAL Class AA playoffs

As the 13th-seed, the Frazier Commodores were decided underdogs at Riverside’s Memorial Stadium. More...

Earnhardt back for final race at Texas, where he got 1st win

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. never realized how special Texas would become in his life, both professionally and personally.  More...

S. Connellsville council race contested in election

South Connellsville’s council race in Tuesday’s election shapes up with a full slate of candidates in a community that has been divided by lawsuits and a police chief facing trial on a misdemeanor offense.  More...

Connellsville man charged with aggravated assault after crash with police car

A Connellsville man was charged with multiple felonies including aggravated assault after allegedly leading Mt. Pleasant police on a high-speed chase and hitting the patrol car, injuring an officer, early Thursday morning.  More...

Obituaries

Norma J. Coffman

White

Norma Jean Coffman, 86, of White, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Lake Mary, Fla. She was born Nov. 11, 1930, in Connellsville, daughter of the late Sheldon “Jack” and Olive Gales of Indian Head. More...

Linda L. Coliny

Vanderbilt

Linda Lee (Keffer) Coliny, 72, of Vanderbilt, passed away at 11:02 am, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Linda was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Dawson, a daughter of the late Edwin Keffer Sr. More...

Michael K. Johnson Jr.

Connellsville Township

Michael K. Johnson Jr., 27, of Connellsville Township, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in Highlands Hospital.  He was born March 24, 1990, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Michael and Jackie (Herbert) Johnson Sr.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like to treasure hid in a field; the which when a man has found, he hides, and for joy thereof goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.” (Matthew 13:44 AKJV)  When we find Jesus we have fo More...

Recent news about macaroni and cheese worries parent

Dear Doctor: Could boxed macaroni and cheese really be as bad for you as news reports suggest? Sometimes, that’s all my kids will eat. More...

Church News

Conn-Area events listed   Conn-Area Catholic School will sell a calendar ticket for November. There are 30 chances to win, with a total of $2,500 in cash prizes awarded. More...

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