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November 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale man goes to jail for improperly touching three girls

A Scottdale man got a state prison sentence Monday in Fayette County Court in connection with improperly touching three girls last year.  James Edward Bowman II, 30, was ordered to serve 6 1/2 to 13 years in prison by Senior Judge Gerald Solomon More...

News

GOP, Dems argue over whether tax bill helps middle class

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats bickered heatedly Monday over whether the GOP tax bill truly helps the middle class, as the Ways and Means Committee kicked off a marathon session to amend and vote on the far-reaching legislation Pre More...

Federal judge not ready to remove ex-Trump aides from house arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Monday that she was inclined to remove from house arrest two former aides to President Donald Trump’s campaign now facing criminal charges but would not do so until receiving more detailed financial information More...

Air Force failed to report Texas church shooter’s domestic violence case to FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force failed to report the accused Texas church shooter’s domestic violence conviction to the FBI as required by Pentagon rules, officials said Monday.  More...

Opinion

Aggressive plan needed to tackle harmful pollutants

(AP) –– At a time when attention is being paid to the devastating effects pollution has worldwide –– killing more people every year than all war and violence, a major study recently revealed –– the U.S. More...

Trump wants to disrupt status quo

(AP) –– President Trump wants to disrupt the status quo. More...

People living their faith are winners

Dianne Feinstein co-authored a 2001 book, “Nine and Counting,” written with the eight other female senators at the time. More...

Sports

Fayette women look to build on playoff season

After finishing with 13 wins, including an 8-6 record in the PSUAC during the 2016-17 campaign, the Penn State Fayette women’s basketball team has its sights set higher this season. More...

Rested and healthy, Steelers look for another second-half surge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darrius Heyward-Bey spent a rare fall weekend off traveling. More...

Fayette men edge CCAC, 75-72

John Bristol tallied 17 points as the Penn State Fayette Men’s basketball team (1-0) opened the season with a 75-72 win at the Community College of Allegheny County. More...

Chili Walk takes place in city

The Rotary Club of Connellsville participated in last weekend’s Chili Walk in the city. Participating were (from left) club members Judy Eans and Lisa Forsythe.   More...

Connellsville man threatens gas station attendant with knife

A Connellsville man allegedly threatened an attendant at the Honey Bear Gas Station in Bullskin Township with a knife and fled with cash and without paying his gasoline bill, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Police charge Scottdale man after he loads, racks handgun

A Scottdale man was charged with aggravated assault after police said he loaded and racked a handgun when police knocked on his door and identified themselves as police.  More...

Obituaries

Carl E. Kimmel Jr.

South Connellsville

Carl Edward Kimmel Jr., 80, of South Connellsville passed away at 8:40 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at his residence.  Ed was born Feb. More...

Michael H. Prestia

Connellsville

Michael H. Prestia, longtime Connellsville resident and well-known community volunteer, died Sunday morning, Nov. 5, at Lafayette Manor in Uniontown.  More...

Lois Kosisko-Lombardi

Formerly of Connellsville

Lois Kosisko-Lombardi, 75, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at I.U. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. More...

Chronic disease can lead to depression in some patients

Dear Doctor: My husband, who is 79, was diagnosed with Grover’s disease. I don’t know if that’s the cause of his depression, but now he just sits in his recliner all day. More...

CCPS, Catholic community sponsoring support group

Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services, in partnership with the Roman Catholic community of Connellsville, is forming a support group to provide comfort, support, education and intervention to those individuals who have experienced the More...

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