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November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Salvation Army to sponsor Treasures for Children event

Once again, the Salvation Army will sponsor Treasures for Children for the Christmas holiday. The program provides Christmas food and toys to families that may need help during the holiday season. More...

‘Obamacare’ repeal would remake insurance market for consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won’t get sick and boosting premiums for others. More...

Plummer calls his replacement of Spacey in film ‘ironic’

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer says he doesn’t feel like he’s replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott film “All the Money in the World” because he was up for the part when the movie was being cast.  More...

Opinion

W.Va. stands to profit from global energy shift

(AP) –– Last week’s big announcement of a potential $83.7 billion investment from a China-owned energy company for shale gas and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia –– assuming any or part of it comes to fru More...

White House now needs to earn people’s trust

(AP) –– President Trump’s disdain for CNN is no secret. He has repeatedly called it “fake news,” and he tweeted a video of himself attacking a CNN stand-in. More...

Russia, China winners during Asian trip

WASHINGTON –– President Trump’s lengthy trip to Asia was top-notch theater –– much like a matinee-to-late show all rolled up into one performance –– but it was hard to find even one gleaming nugget of new for More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant’s Uncapher headed for Seton Hill

Meadow Uncapher said she always has wanted to go to a college far from home. And after her past two seasons with the Mt. Pleasant softball team, she probably could have had her choice of schools.  More...

Streaking Steelers, Titans looking to make statement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have a commanding lead in the AFC North and are in a two-way race with New England for homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs as Thanksgiving looms, exactly where they expected to be all along. More...

Mountaineers trying to shake second-half blues

David Sills would prefer to focus on the fun part of West Virginia’s offense. The crazy catches. The quick-scoring drives. Piles of yards and points — all in the first half of West Virginia’s last two games. The second half: Silence. More...

CASD’s financial position improves

A tight budget and strict adherence to the budget is being cited as the reason for a significant improvement in the financial position of the Connellsville Area School District. More...

South Connellsville officials ask federal judge to dismiss lawsuits

South Connellsville’s police chief, council president and others want a federal judge to dismiss two lawsuits filed against them.  More...

Highlands Hospital to showcase heart clinic at open house

Fayette County residents are receiving quality heart and vascular care at the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute clinic that opened recently at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville. The hospital will host an open house from 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Florence T. Cirilli

Connellsville

Florence T. Cirilli, 97, a longtime resident of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. More...

Emma M. Gregor

Scottdale

Emma M. Angelo Gregor, 59, of Scottdale, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born Oct. 19, 1958, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Dominic A. More...

Pat F. Guariglia

Flatwoods

Pat F. Guariglia, 96, of Flatwoods, passed away peacefully in his home with his beloved family around him.  He was born in Vanderbilt on Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16 AKJV)  Have you made this wonderful discovery? Jesus is Lord!   More...

Newly approved gene therapy a breakthrough in cancer

Dear Doctor: Our daughter was successfully treated for leukemia as a child, but the chemotherapy she went through was pretty brutal. Now I’ve read that we have the first gene therapy for cancer, which is a huge deal. How does it work? 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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