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Meegan Ford donates $500 to Highlands Hospital

The annual 29th annual Highlands Hospital Golf Outing was held Monday, Aug. More...

News

Public input still sought for city’s CDBG program

The first of two public hearings for this year’s Connellsville Community Development Block Grant was held Wednesday with little to no public input.  Connellsville Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Michael Edwards said the state is More...

Local airport lighting project delayed again

The long-awaited runway lighting project at the Joseph A. Hardy/Connellsville Airport is still waiting.  More...

Trump wants federal suit filed against opioid manufacturers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids.  More...

Opinion

Trump roars against Harley

(AP) –– If you listen to President Donald Trump, it sounds like there is one company in particular that is so anti-American, so far removed from the national mainstream that it deserves not only contempt but loss of business.  This c More...

Political Cartoon

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F.C. Democratic Committee calls for investigation of F.C. Republican Party

As members of the Fayette County Democratic Committee, we write this letter requesting an immediate investigation into what may constitute egregious and illegal conduct of the leadership of the Fayette County Republican Party and the candidates they More...

Sports

Falcons looking forward to new season

As Connellsville boys golf coach Brent Rockwell surveys the roster for this year’s team, he can’t help but notice one important fact.  Of the 10 players on the 2018 roster, half of them are returning lettermen, which should provide t More...

Panthers believe defense is ready for big step in 2018

(AP) -- Pat Narduzzi built his coaching resume by building no-frills defenses that made up in swaggers and fundamentals what it lacked in bells and whistles.  After three years at Pittsburgh, Narduzzi might be able to say the same thing about th More...

Cubs blank Bucs, 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester pitched six innings to win for the first time in just over a month and Ian Happ homered as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Thursday night.  More...

F.C. commissioners to look more at prison numbers

Fayette County commissioners want to take a second look at inmate population figures as they consider building a new prison.  More...

CASD opposes use of Bullskin elementary school for elections

Parents in the Connellsville Area School District are being encouraged to attend a meeting between school administrators and the Fayette County Election Board Monday morning.  The Election Board, which includes the three county commissioners, wi More...

Bullskin residents complain about property damage

Cracked driveways, ruined grass and destroyed shrubs were among the complaints heard by the Bullskin Township/ Connellsville Township Joint Sewer Authority this week.  Residents expressed their concerns involving the contractor handling the curr More...

Obituaries

Millys N. Altman

Uniontown

Millys Nixon Altman of Uniontown died suddenly Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the age of 97.  Born March 16, 1921, in Revere (Uledi), Pennsylvania, she was the middle daughter of physician Dr. Holbert J. Nixon and Beatrice B. Nixon.  More...

Katherine M. Ansell

Somerset

Katherine Mary “Katie” Ansell, 34, of Somerset, died Aug. 15, 2018, at UPMC Shadyside.  Born Oct. 1, 1983, in Johnstown, she is the daughter of Donald and Bernadette L. (Panek) Stutzman.  More...

Glenn W. Geary Sr.

Scottdale

Glenn W. Geary Sr., 70, of Scottdale, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at UPMC East Monroeville.  He was born Dec. 7, 1947, in Scottdale, the son of the late Carl E. and Agnes (Clark) Geary.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: Wahlberg and Berg’s ‘Mile 22’ is a dizzying assault

Mark Wahlberg’s “Mile 22 “ character James Silva has a tick where he snaps a yellow rubber bracelet against his wrist. More...

35 Years later, the Fixx is still reaching for (and nailing) it

The British New-Wave act The Fixx appeared last Friday at Jergel’s Rhythm Grill in Warrendale, as part of their “Beach Tour” to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their most successful album, 1983’s “Reach The Beach.&rdqu More...

Review: A low-key rom-com for Gen-X in ‘Juliet, Naked’

“Juliet, Naked “ is a charming and smart little film about early middle age, second chances, regrets and the intoxicating freedom of written correspondence that’s nearly impossible to explain without either spoiling something or bei More...

Lifestyles

Stretching before bedtime can help prevent nighttime leg cramps

Dear Doctor: Everyone I know has leg cramps at night. Other than the multitude of “home remedies” and stretching (which is the advice my doctor gave that make mine worse), what can I do? They interfere with my sleep.  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held   • The 102nd annual Kalp-Craig family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Calvary United Methodist Church pavilion, 328 Calvary Church Road, Acme. Lunch will be held at 12:30 pm. More...

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