2019-10-02

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A wedding out of this world

After 30 years, couple reunites, marries at Kecksburg UFO site

Good things do indeed come to those who wait, and for one happy couple, a decades long wait made the final outcome just that much sweeter. After enjoying a very successful blind date 30 years ago, Ann Lauffer and Chuck Records of Clearfield became engaged and spent a very happy three years together, only to part ways and wed others. […]

Organizers expect sell-out crowd for Tangled Up in Brew


When organizers launch a new event, they always hope to see the number of attendees grow over the years, but to see the numbers actually double in less than 10 years is impressive. The ninth annual Tangled Up in Brew will be held on Saturday at the Yough River Park, and event chairman Mayor Greg Lincoln said that the committee […]

Man charged in 2018 Connellsville holdup


A man in a state prison has been charged with pointing a gun at a employee and demanding money during a holdup in November in the Honey Bear Sunoco on Mc- Cormick Avenue in Connellsville. Justin Christopher Nicholson, 34, in SCI-Fayette, went into the store wearing a T-shirt over his head with eye holes cut out, a gray hooded sweatshirt […]

Police news reported

Man charged with burglary A Scottdale man was charged with burglary after he kicked in a door on Queen Street in Connellsville, city police said. Larry Alan Black, 43, also was charged with criminal trespass, harassment and criminal mischief in connection with the Sept. 14 incident. Black kicked in the door, began yelling at the victim, then left, police said. […]

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at age of 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessye Norman, the renowned international opera star whose passionate soprano voice won her four Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honor, has died, according to family spokesperson Gwendolyn Quinn. She was 74. A statement released to The Associated Press on Monday said Norman died at 7:54 a.m. EDT from septic shock […]

Producer Eric Pleskow dies at 95

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian born film producer Eric Pleskow, who was involved in the making of Hollywood hits including “Platoon,” ‘‘Rocky” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” has died at the age of 95. The Viennale film festival said on its website that Pleskow died Tuesday without providing further details. He became the festival’s president in 1998. Born Erich […]

Martha M. Calhoun

Scottdale

Martha M. Calhoun, 89, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at home. She was born June 23, 1930, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Margaret Wilson Lowry. She was a graduate of Connellsville High School, and she was Protestant by faith. Throughout her life, Martha was a loving homemaker to her family, who were all […]

Patricia A. Check

Connellsville

Patricia A. (Hominsky) Check, 80, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center, Greensburg. Patty was born Aug. 14, 1939, in Monarch, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Lasinak) Hominsky. She was a graduate of Connellsville High School with the Class of 1957. She was employed with the Argus Camera Company in […]

Marlene S. Proud

Mt. Pleasant Township

Marlene S. Proud, 69, of Mt. Pleasant Township, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Charles Junick and Evelyn Poorbaugh Junick. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Larry. Marlene is survived by her husband, Bob; son, Benjamin (Joy); daughter, Jessica (Mark); and […]