2019-08-27 E-Edition

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Dawson family to host Farm-to-Table dinner to benefit F.C. Farmer’s Bureau and 4-H groups

Several years ago, many organizations started hosting Farm-to-Table events which highlighted fresh produce and meats. But the Christners of Dawson are taking the idea one step further. They are hosting a dinner with a menu that will include everything straight from their own farm. “I have gone to other Farm-to-Table events in the past and was not really crazy about […]

Rep. Dowling wants to ‘reinvent government’

State Reps. Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset), Seth Grove (R-York) and Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland) drafted the “Reinventing Government” bill package. The package will create better government, more economic prosperity and stronger communities, according to a press released issued by Dowling. “The legislation to merge state agencies is focused on implementing changes to make our state government more efficient and effective, as well […]

Six people homeless after fire damages Uniontown building

Six people were homeless Monday after fire swept through an apartment building located at 300 W. Main St. in Uniontown. Five adults and one child were affected. Firefighters rescued two cats that suffered injuries in the fire. Officials believe the cause of the fire was accidental in nature. Workers were reportedly using a torch to repair the roof when the […]

Meegan Ford holds fundraising event to mark one-year anniversary of new Connellsville location

For more than 25 years, Meegan Ford has been dedicated to giving back to the communities that have awarded the company with the pleasure of their friendship and their business. In celebration of its one-year anniversary at its new location on Route 119 in Connellsville, Meegan Ford recently offered its fundraising assistance to the Connellsville Area High School by having […]

Trump’s inconsistent messages on China trade heighten risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are going up. Wait, President Donald Trump says he’s having second thoughts. No, no, Trump may actually raise tariffs even higher. He’s also demanding that U.S. companies leave China. Well, maybe not. The communications on China from Trump and his administration since late last week — erratic, sometimes contradictory — are complicating […]

Stephen F. Randolph


Stephen F. Randolph, 70, of Everson, died peacefully Saturday morning, Aug. 24, 2019, in the comfort of his home, while surrounded by his wife and son and family. He was born Oct.19, 1948, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Donald and Margurite Eberharter Randolph. Stephen was a former member of Scottdale Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of […]

Marie Annis


Marie Annis, 95, of Vanderbilt, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. First St., Connellsville, 724-628-9033, and will be announced when complete. To sign the online guest registry, visit our website at www.martuccifuneralhome.com.

John C. May

Mill Run

John Clinton “J.C.” May, 86, a lifelong resident of Mill Run, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 23, 2109, in the Maple Valley Personal Care Home, Indiana, Pa. He was born Sept. 25, 1932, in Mill Run. a son of the late Gilbert E. and Martha Firestone May. J.C. was the owner/operator of J.C. May Lumber Company. He was a member […]

Jeffrey S. Brown

Dunbar Township

Jeffrey Scott Brown, 58, of Dunbar Township passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his home. He was born Dec. 7, 1960, in Connellsville, a son of Margaret L. Alexander Brown of Dunbar and the late William T. Brown. He was a graduate of Connellsville Area High School and had worked as an auto mechanic for Brown’s Auto. He […]