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Man faces felony in domestic dispute

A Scottdale man faces felony and misdemeanor charges following a domestic dispute that turned physical Saturday.  According to the affidavit filed by Scottdale police with Magisterial District Judge Charles Moore, Randy Hernley allegedly grabbed More...

News

West Virginia teachers cheer pay hike deal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s striking teachers cheered, sang and wept joyfully Tuesday as lawmakers acted to end a nine-day classroom walkout, ceding them 5 percent pay hikes that are also being extended to all state workers. More...

Mt. Pleasant Veterans Park will be featured in Vietnam reunion

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Police reports listed

Woman cited   Connellsville police filed charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness following an incident Feb. More...

Opinion

Real solution needed for mass shootings

(AP) –– Debate about how to respond to mass shootings has been stalled so long we’ve come to resemble a novelty device driven by magnets –– the force of opposing poles spinning the thing around an axis, but taking it now More...

Trump’s most casually broken promise

(AP) –– Politicians break campaign promises all the time. Some are big promises; some are small. More...

Marijuana ballot question replaces what lawmakers should ask voters in Illinois

(AP) –– Illinois state senators last month decided 37-13 that they should ask Illinois voters in November whether recreational marijuana should be legalized, regulated and taxed.  If it were to pass the Illinois House, state lawmaker More...

Sports

Miscovich, Vokes prepared for states

Al Miscovich has recorded more than 100 wins during his varsity wrestling career at Mt. Pleasant, but until this season, he had made only one trip to the PIAA Class AA Championships. More...

Falcons top Warriors for first-ever playoff victory

The Connellsville hockey team accomplished a major milestone in the history of the program on Tuesday evening at the Ice Mine.  More...

Steelers place franchise tag on RB Le’Veon Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell keeps saying he wants to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Kathryn’s Jewelry celebrates 30-year anniversary milestone

Thirty years ago Kathryn and Joseph Orszulak got married and opened Kathryn’s Jewelry Store in Connellsville. More...

F.C. jury acquits city woman of most charges

A Connellsville woman burst into tears on Tuesday, then thanked her attorney, after a Fayette County jury acquitted her of the most serious charges against her.  More...

Obituaries

Wayne Dillinger

Dawson

Wayne Dillinger, 72, of Dawson (Upper Tyrone Township), passed away at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Wayne was born Jan. 1, 1946, in Connellsville, a son of the late Alvin A. More...

Joseph B. Skrobacz

Ruffsdale

Joseph B. Skrobacz, 64, of Ruffsdale, died early Monday morning, March 5, 2018, in the Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center, Scottdale, where he was surrounded by his loving family and friends in his final days. He was born July 6, 1953, in Mt. More...

Casimir J. Stempkowski

Formerly of Scottdale

Cas Stempkowski, 97, of McKees Rocks and formerly Scottdale, passed away on March 1, 2018.  Born to Antoni and Magdalena Stempkowski, he married Fannie (DeNardo) on June 10, 1948.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Therefore I say to you, What things soever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.” (Mark 11:24 AKJV)  Pray. Believe. God is still on the throne.   More...

Rare bone marrow disorder causes abundance of red blood cells

Dear Doctor: I’ve been diagnosed with polycythemia vera, which I understand is very rare. I’m currently being treated with phlebotomies. Please explain this diagnosis and what science has learned about it.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Meetings scheduled   • The Fayette County HealthChoices Advisory Board will meet at 5 p.m. today in Conference Room 1 at the Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration Office, 215 Jacob Murphy Lane, Uniontown.  More...

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