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News

Science Says: Why there’s big chill in warmer world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. More...

Sen. Hatch to retire, opening door for possible Romney run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the door for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for his seat.  More...

Trump throws full support behind protesters in Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday threw the weight of the U.S. More...

Opinion

It’s a new year for America

(AP) –– So here we are in 2018. It’s a brand new year for America.  This is an interesting year to say the least. We have a new president who is unlike any other in our lifetimes. More...

Tax cut triumph paves way for growth

WASHINGTON –– What a year this has been! More...

Trump’s take on the deep freeze

(AP) –– Donald Trump couldn’t resist sharing his impression of the deep freeze that has settled over the eastern part of the country.  More...

Sports

Panthers pull away from Falcons

For three quarters, the Connellsville girls basketball team played a strong game against Franklin Regional during Tuesday’s non-section contest at Connellsville High School. More...

Pens top Flyers, 5-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Kessel and Conor Sheary scored in a four-goal second period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 win over the scuffling Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.  Ryan Reaves and Tom Kuhnhackl also scored in the se More...

Scotties outlast Red Raiders

Mya Murray scored a game-high 22 points, and the Uniontown girls basketball team played a tough game. More...

S. Connellsville woman faces assault charges

A South Connellsville woman allegedly impeded efforts by Fayette EMS employees to assess a patient inside a home on New Year’s Day, according to court papers.  Eleanor Sue Thorpe, 56, of 452 Reidmore Road, was arraigned on Monday on two co More...

Kids brave freezing cold

In left photo, cousins and friends (from left) Stormy Gustafson, 6, Taylor Ulery, 12, Nicholas Fantasia, 13, Sam Sechrist, 12, Cael Ulery, 9, Anthony Grippo, 10, and Luke Sechrist, 14, brave freezing temperatures to enjoy some old-fashioned sledding More...

Obituaries

Carl J. Billig

Beaver Meadows

Carl J. Billig, 71, of Beaver Meadows, died suddenly while visiting his son and grandson out of town.  Born in Hazleton, Dec. More...

Bernadine Yoswick-Grego

Connellsville

Bernadine Yoswick-Grego, 81, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Dec. More...

Minnie E. Junk

Uniontown

Minnie E. Junk, 94, of Uniontown, passed away Dec. 30, 2017, in Mt. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.  She was born March 25, 1923, in Fairchance, the daughter of Joseph Rhodes and Stella Sutton Rhodes.  She was a member of St. More...

Lifestyles

Getting IUD to reduce cervical cancer risk may not be necessary

Dear Doctor: I’m too old (almost 30) for the HPV vaccination that can reduce my risk of cervical cancer. But I read that an IUD could do the same thing. Should I think about getting one, even though I prefer other forms of contraception?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Dinner canceled The Bullskin Ladies Auxiliary will not have a Sunday dinner in January. Activities suspended More...

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