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February 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Job fair to offer something for everyone

From seasonal, part-time and entry level to some of the most highly skilled jobs in the region, jobs for just about anyone will be showcased in an upcoming job fair in Connellsville. More...

Woman charged with burglary, assaults

A Uniontown woman who was apparently upset about her former boyfriend’s new girlfriend –– her sister –– forced her way into a North Union Township apartment over the weekend and assaulted both of them, according to court More...

News

Polls say Americans hate Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking for common ground with your neighbor these days? Try switching subjects from the weather to Congress. Chances are, you both agree it’s terrible.  More...

Police reports listed

Man charged in break in   A Connellsville man is being held at the Fayette County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bond after allegedly stealing a video gaming device.  According to Connellsville police, Joshua Edward Thomas, 31, allegedly entered More...

Still no cease-fire in Syrian enclave; Russia orders pause

BEIRUT (AP) — As a U.N. More...

Opinion

Will kids turn the tide on gun laws?

(AP) –– Will kids turn the tide on gun laws?  Our kids are tired of running and ducking for cover.  They know that the active-shooter drills at their schools are substitutes for real solutions. More...

The legacy of Billy Graham

Just days before Billy Graham died, I found myself at Mass at the tomb of Pope John XXIII, in St. More...

Jails shouldn’t be mental health care centers

(AP) –– One outlier can have a big effect on an average.  More...

Sports

Trio of Falcons excited for WPIALs

For a trio of Connellsville swimmers, the season will continue at the WPIAL Class AAA Championships, which will be held Thursday and Friday at Trees Pool on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. More...

Outfielder Corey Dickerson happy to land with Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Corey Dickerson didn’t initially believe the news. Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander called Dickerson late on the night of Feb. 17 to inform the five-year veteran he had been designated for assignment. More...

Mike Wood Toyota picks up victory in CYBL action

Trent Harr scored eight points and Robert Barkley scored four points as Mike Wood Toyota of Uniontown beat Huffman’s Auto, 16-11 in Connellsville Youth Basketball League action. More...

Uniontown Hospital honors local woman at Fayette County Heart Ball

Uniontown Hospital honored Gerry Canistra of McClellandtown last weekend as the hospital’s recipient of the “2017 Heart Story of the Year” during the 21st annual Fayette County Heart Ball.  More...

AG files charges against Westmoreland sheriff

Westmoreland County’s sheriff was charged Monday with three criminal offenses, including a felony, by the state Attorney General’s office.  Jon Held, 43, of Hempfield Township, surrendered yesterday afternoon to be arraigned before D More...

Judge dismisses ex-prosecutors, others as defendants

A federal judge has dismissed most of the defendants named in a lawsuit filed by a Connellsville man over his drug-related arrest by former city officer Ryan Reese.  More...

Obituaries

Kenneth B. Dalansky

Formerly of Scottdale

Kenneth B. “Kenny” Dalansky, 60, of Greensburg, formerly of Scottdale, passed away peacefully, early Monday morning, Feb. More...

David D. Darrell

Bullskin Township

David D. Darrell, 62, of Bullskin Township, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

David R. Morris

Connellsville

David Russell Morris, 73, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not make clean riddance of the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them to the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LO More...

Any potential long-term risks of cellphone use remain unknown

Dear Doctor: I always thought the worries about the safety of cellphones were a bit overblown, but now I’m reading about new guidelines concerning cellphone radiation. Just what’s so dangerous? More...

CAHS musical ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to open Thursday

Connellsville Area High School will present its 2018 musical, “Phantom of the Opera,” at 7 p.m. March 1-3 and 2 p.m. March 4. Cost is $10 for the opening performance and $12 thereafter. Next week, the ticket booth will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

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