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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Drag racers reminisce about life in the fast lane

TIPTON (AP) — To many, a quarter mile of asphalt does little to inspire passion, but 50 years ago this month in Tipton, a similar stretch drew hundreds of motorists week after week. More...

Trump supporter on CNN, stranger to mom at home

CAMP HILL (AP) — She’s looking for a little boy. Her pink polished nails reach toward the picture window in a Camp Hill living room. Is he out there? Did he drown? Was he in an accident? More...

Mill Run man charged with indecent exposure

A Mill Run man accused of exposing himself and harassing a female victim was arrested by State Police in Uniontown. Clifford Ray Prinkey, 47, of 617 Kooser Road, was charged with indecent exposure and harassment for the Sept. 11 incident. More...

Opinion

Politicians can disagree but still get along

Another View

Amid the din of this polarizing presidential campaign, the U.S. Senate approved a giant piece of legislation last week written by two members whose worldviews couldn’t be more different. Yes, compromise and comity are possible on Capitol Hill. More...

Endorsement was a new level of betrayal

There is no all’s-fair-in-politics room for compromise when someone insults one’s spouse, attempts to link one’s father to the Kennedy assassination and calls oneself a liar repeatedly. More...

Donald Trump’s missed opportunities

Commentary

HEMPSTEAD, New York. — As he prepared for the crucial first presidential debate, Donald Trump knew moderator Lester Holt would bring up the birther issue. He knew Holt would raise Trump’s tax returns. And his old position on the Iraq war. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.” — (Luke 5:16 AKJV) Take time to pray. It is time well spent. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Bake sale Dawson Vanderbilt Lions Club will hold a flea market and bake sale at 8 a.m. Oct. 1. It will be held on River Road in Dawson, next to Tiny Bubbles Laundry and Car Wash. Tax office More...

Hiccups almost always go away on their own

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I regularly get hiccups. Sometimes they last a long time. Is this cause for concern? DEAR READER: As annoying as hiccups may be, they rarely signal a serious underlying problem. More...

Stuff-a-Bag

Community Center clothing donations numerous

Thanks to overwhelming community support, the Greater Connellsville Community Center received more donations than expected, following the Aug. 28 flood. More...

Salvation Army Treasures For Children Campaign kicks off

Last year, 513 kids received toys for Christmas through the Connellsville/ Scottdale Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children Campaign. Doris Lizza, chairperson, said 443 families were assisted and 154 received food for the holidays. More...

Obituaries

Linda E. Gainey

Scottdale

Linda E. Gainey, 55, of Scottdale passed away Monday Sept. 26, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Arrangements are under the direction of the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME 123 S. 1st St. More...

Roberta McCargo

Connellsville

Roberta (Mills) McCargo, 75, of Connellsville, went home on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. She was born July 1, 1941 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late George Sr. and Sarah (Cooper) Mills. More...

James F. Mulnix

White

James F. Mulnix, 64, of White, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Aug. 7, 1952 in Connellsville, a son of the late Bud and Ella Mae (Lewis) Mulnix. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1066, William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, invaded England. In 1923, the first aerial circumnavigation of the world, conducted by a team of aviators from the U.S. Army Air Service, ended in Seattle, Washington, after 175 days. More...

Comics

Full Story

ALMANAC

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2016. There are 94 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History In 1066, William the Conqueror invaded England to claim the English throne. More...

Sports

Frazier beats Geibel in straight sets

Commodores use strong start to help secure victory

Over the years, the Frazier volleyball team has earned a plenty of wins by starting fast and dominating opponents. More...

Redding ready for WPIALs

Southmoreland golfer Josh Redding is having a pretty good season. More...

Falcons take down Wildcats

Garrett Brighton and Jacob Rice each scored a goal as the Connellsville boys soccer team earned a 2-1 victory over host Latrobe in a Section 4-AAAA match on Tuesday. Alex Shultz got the win in goal for the Falcons (4-6, 2-5). More...

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