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November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale’s First Ward fire station to repair roof

Scottdale’s First Ward fire station will see upgrades to the building’s roof after council voted Monday night to accept a bid on the project. More...

News

Sen. Stefano announces state grants for recreation, flood control projects

Three municipalities in Fayette and Westmoreland counties have been awarded $382,000 in state grant funding for projects that will improve recreational opportunities and aid in flood control efforts in the 32nd Senatorial District, according to Senat More...

GOP boosts pressure on Moore situation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Republicans tightened pressure Tuesday on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month, with many voicing hope that President Donald Trump could use his clout to resolv More...

Senate GOP wants to eliminate health insurance mandate in tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting a repeal of the individual mandate to help finance deep tax cuts in their tax overhaul.  More...

Opinion

Texas residents can carry guns to church to protect members

(AP) –– Churches and guns do not seem a fitting combination. A place of worship? And a weapon? Sacrilegious, right? More...

Trump should not exploit Bergdahl case

(AP) –– The sentencing of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was among the most difficult any military court will ever face. The judge, Army Col. Jeffrey R. More...

A perfect hoax at Air Force Academy

It’s hard to exaggerate the praise heaped on Air Force Gen. Jay Silveria after his impassioned speech against racism went viral at the end of September. More...

Sports

Redding earns third MVP selection

It often can take years of practice and dedication to master a sport. But for some, certain athletic pursuits just seem to come naturally.  More...

Crosby, Sheary lift Pens to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby ended a long goal drought and assisted on Conor Sheary’s game-winner 16 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Tuesday night.  More...

Dick LeBeau returning with Titans to coach against Steelers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dick LeBeau is more than happy to talk about the challenge of defending Ben Roethlisberger and the high-powered Steelers. More...

Dunbar Twp. man faces arson, other charges

Johnston threatened to burn down his grandfather’s house, later set fire to wooden poles in yard

A Dunbar Township man threatened on Saturday to burn down his grandfather’s home, then returned later that night and set two wooden poles for a clothing line on fire near the house, state police at Uniontown said. More...

Scottdale residents will not see tax hike

Scottdale residents will see another year go by without a tax increase to balance the budget after borough council members voted Monday to approve the 2018 tentative budget.  Borough Manager Angelo Pallone said taxes in the borough haven’t More...

Obituaries

Jacob Brosky

Uniontown

Jacob “Jake” Brosky, 51, of Uniontown, passed away on Nov. 11, 2017.  He was born the son of Margaret Brosky and Ernest Humbertson on July 7, 1966, in Connellsville.  More...

Paul C. Wilbur

Formerly of Connellsville

Paul C. Wilbur passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 12, 2017. surrounded by his family.  Born July 6, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of the late Dr. More...

John Meegan Sr.

Formerly of Uniontown

John “Mac” Meegan Sr., 79, formerly of Uniontown, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Nov. 9, 2017, at his son’s home in Powell, Ohio, where he had been residing.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from you a fraudulent mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.” (Proverbs 4:23-24 AKJV)  Guard your heart and your mouth. More...

Firefighter trying to lose excess pounds in chest, stomach

Dear Doctor: I’m a firefighter and in pretty good physical shape, even though I have Type 1 diabetes –– but my body doesn’t show it. Specifically, I have flabby abs and man boobs. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Drop-off site designated   World Christian Outreach, 503 W. Georgia Ave., Connellsville, is the local drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child. Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. More...

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