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June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Airport panel forms engineering committee

Fayette County Airport Authority voted Wednesday to appoint former county commissioner Al Ambrosini and former authority member Sam Cortis to form a committee to recommend a general engineer for the airport.  More...

Senior games

Shirley Noschese, 80, of Connellsville, completes her turn at the softball throw, during the 30th Annual Senior Games Wednesday, at Laurel Highlands High School. Story and more photos, See Page A3. More...


Elvis Presley producer Lincoln ‘Chips’ Moman dies at 79

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Henry McCullough, who played guitar in Wings, dies at age 72

LONDON (AP) — Henry McCullough, who played guitar in Paul McCartney’s band Wings, has died. He was 72.  His live music agent Nigel Martyn said McCullough died Tuesday after a long illness. More...

Senior athletes compete during annual games

Hundreds gather at Laurel Highlands High School for competitions

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging hosted its 30th annual Senior Games Wednesday, at Laurel Highlands Senior High School in Uniontown. More...


Trump vs. Reagan: What is a Conservative?

Another View

Many of Donald Trump’s supporters have compared him to Ronald Reagan. More...

Clash of cultures connects Britain and Orlando


WASHINGTON —These weeks were destined to be the last chance for Brexit, as the days dwindle down to the historic June 23 British referendum on leaving the European Union. More...

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1973 Falcons to be honored

Connellsville baseball team will be inducted into Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame

New programs in high school athletics usually don’t meet with a ton of success right off the bat. There is usually a time for growth and development before teams can even think about being competitive. More...

Pens parade Stanley Cup through Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins turned around a once-disappointing season and fired a coach before winning a fourth Stanley Cup, adversity that seemed to make Wednesday’s city-wide celebration that much sweeter. More...

Mets club Pirates, 11-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 and took a shutout into the ninth inning, Wilmer Flores homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets piled up a season-high 19 hits in routing the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-2 on Wednesday night. More...

Police search city for Lemont Furnace man

Lonnie Dean Greenawalt wanted on warrant

State police at Uniontown attempted to serve a warrant Wednesday to a Lemont Furnace man on charges of burglary, causing high state police presence within the Connellsville city limits.  More...

Testimony taken on proposed meth clinic

The Fayette County Zoning Board took testimony Wednesday regarding a special exception for a methadone clinic in North Union Township.  Prior to the hearing, Attorney Ernie DeHaas with the Fay-Penn Economic Development Council asked the board fo More...

Identity of fall victim released

Police say man had been drinking

Timothy W. Nicholson of South Connellsville will appear before District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. at a later date for public drunkenness following an incident where he fell from a retaining wall along the Youghiogheny River. More...


Marian R. Herrington


Marian R. Herrington, 89, of Connellsville, died Monday June 13, 2016 in the Marquis Gardens Place, Uniontown. She was born September 7, 1926 in Broadford, a daughter of the late Leonidas and Mary Cupcheck Herrington. More...

Eleanor Huggins


Eleanor Jayne (Anderson) Huggins, 78, of Leisenring, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at South Connellsville Personal Care Home. More...

H. JoAnn Sterle


H. JoAnn Sterle, 74, of Normalville, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 in the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Dec. 19, 1941 in Confluence, a daughter of the late Walter Henry and JoAnna Moon Johnson, Sr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On this Date

In 1836, Arkansas was admitted as the 25th U.S. state.  In 1846, Britain and the United States settled the boundary dispute between the U.S. and Canada in the Pacific Northwest.   More...


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“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.”  —(Psalms 9:9 AKJV)  Take your burden to the Lord and let Him give you the peace you need.   More...


Summer festival   St. John the Baptist in Scottdale will hold its annual summer festival June 26. There will be a polka mass at 10:30 a.m. Booths open at noon and are open until 10 p.m. More...

Remember Dad on Sunday

Sunday is Father’s Day. Remember him with a card, visit, email, renewing your great feelings for him. He is the backbone of the family, taking care of their needs, showing love. Happy Father’s Day to all fathers. More...

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