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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale is looking at $19,000 surplus in 2018

Scottdale Borough will be looking at a $19,000 surplus in 2018 after the final budget was approved at Monday’s meeting with no tax increase.  In the tentative budget approved in November, borough manager Angelo Pallone had planned for a su More...

News

Georgia mother battles opioid addiction to win back her kids

The First Baptist Church auditorium was filling with an expectant crowd, friends and family who had been through so much. More...

New CDC Director questioned about financial conflict of interest

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Senator is criticizing the director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for an apparent financial conflict of interest that the senator says may prevent the director from doing her job. Dr.  More...

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of New York attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City’s subway system, officials said Tuesday.  Bangladesh’s g More...

Opinion

Trump orders NASA to send astronauts to explore moon again

(AP) –– We’ve heard this song before, not that we don’t enjoy the tune. President Donald Trump stood before the nation recently and signed a directive ordering NASA to send astronauts to the moon. More...

Military needs to forward information on criminal convictions

(AP) –– Even U.S. military actions off the battlefield protect Americans. This is well known. Less well known is that the military is failing in one key aspect in this regard.  More...

Ex-top spy rethinks attacks on president

“Mr. Trump continues to exhibit paranoia about American intelligence agencies,” wrote the NeverTrump conservative Max Boot in the New York Times a week or so before the president took office. More...

Sports

Warriors shoot past Falcons, 53-37

The Connellsville girls basketball team played three strong quarters in Tuesday’s non-section contest against visiting Elizabeth Forward. It was the first quarter that was the killer. More...

Local hoops teams fall

Brooke Poling scored a game-high 27 points, but the Frazier girls basketball team (1-2) fell in non-section action at Washington, 61-46. Carley Allen paced Washington (2-1) with 16 points, and Torri Finley had 13. More...

Steelers put Shazier on IR, hopeful Haden returns against Patriots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots. The fact the Pittsburgh Steelers coach can include cornerback Joe Haden in the discussion is a bonus. More...

Teen homicide suspect waives right to hearing

An attorney for a teen charged with criminal homicide said Wednesday she planned to file a motion seeking to transfer the case to Fayette County juvenile court. Nicole Nino said she hoped to file the motion this week for Kaii Nishaun McCargo, 16. More...

Commissioners to vote on opioid lawsuit, possible legal firm to use

Fayette County Commissioners will decide during their regular meeting Thursday whether to file suit and what law firm to use in hopes of recovering expenses incurred by the county in the opioid crisis.  The commissioners interviewed one law firm More...

Obituaries

Raymond W. Garlick

Mill Run

Raymond William Garlick, 46, of Mill Run, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, after a brief illness.  He was born Sept. 26, 1971, in Connellsville, a son of David W. Garlick and Linda De- Witt Zweck.  Raymond was a member of the Mt. More...

Donald G. Kerfoot

Connellsville

Donald G. “Sonny” Kerfoot, 90, of Connellsville, died Monday, Dec. More...

Marlene J. Queer

Connellsville

Marlene J. Queer, 84, of Connellsville, died Monday, Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.” (Exodus 20:7 AKJV)  God’s name should be honored and praised.   More...

Herpes simplex virus is highly contagious, incurable

Dear Doctor: What are the best ways to cope with herpes simplex 2?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Santa runs set   Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department will do its annual Santa runs from 6-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16. More...

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