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July 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Baden woman charged with homicide by vehicle

2015 accident resulted in death of Scottdale area man

A Baden woman is charged with causing a 2015 vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in East Huntingdon Township. More...


A lot of holes in GOP presidential ground game in key states

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Presidential battleground states were supposed to be swarming with Republican Party workers by now. More...

A bull market record that doesn’t feel like it

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a new record for stocks, but it sure doesn’t feel like it. The biggest gainers in the past year are fuddy-duddy utilities. Investors are cowering for cover in gold. More...

Family of Toronto man held in Dhaka loses contact with him

TORONTO (AP) — The family of a Toronto student who was detained after surviving a bloody hostage-taking in Bangladesh said Monday that they haven’t been able to contact him for a week and are concerned about his well-being. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a measure creating the U.S. Army Medal of Honor.  In 1871, rioting between Irish Catholics and Protestants in New York City left more than 50 dead.   More...


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“This people draws near to me with their mouth, and honors me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.”  —(Matthew 15:8 AKJV)  Are you a for real follower of Jesus. Is your heart in it? Think it over.   More...


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Going beyond the durable do not resuscitate order

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband has terminal cancer. He has already signed a do-not-resuscitate order. His doctor recently suggested that he also complete a new form called a “POLST.” Can you explain what this is?   More...

Accident on Springfield Pike

Crews work to clear the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Monday evening, along Springfield Pike in Springfield Township. Nine people were involved, but only minor injuries were reported. More...

Pennsylvania lawmakers lack answers, money for spending bill



Lucille Herwick

Winchester, Va.

Lucille Mae Philippi Herwick, 92, of Winchester, Va., formerly of Connellsville, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 in her daughter’s residence. She was born October 28, 1923, in Somerset County, the daughter of Bruce and Marie Nicholson Philippi. More...

Oliver W. Hall Jr.


Oliver “Sonny” W. Hall Jr., 68, of Dunbar, died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at home. He was born January 28, 1948, in Dunbar, son of Oliver W. Hall, Sr. and Edna Brady Hall. He worked as a deck hand for Campbell Transportation. More...


Jupiter mission an investment in science

Another View

It took five years, but NASA’s most successful solar-powered spacecraft dropped into orbit around Jupiter last week, notably on the Fourth of July.  The spacecraft Juno had to hit the brakes to slow its speed by more than 1,200 mph to exec More...

Stand up for life


“In front of us flames. In the air that smell of burning flesh ... More...

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Uniontown wins Fayette Legion title

Connellsville falls in deciding game, will prepare for regional tournament

The last two seasons, Uniontown and Connellsville have been the creams of the crop in the Fayette American Legion baseball league. More...

Rostraver 9-10s capture District 9 championship

The Rostraver Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star baseball team broke out the bats Sunday to beat Bullskin in four innings and force a deciding game at Mt. Pleasant’s Willow Park in the District 9 tournament. More...

MP 10-11s beat Rostraver, advance to title game

Matt Shrum swatted a three-run home run, and Elijah Krinock pitched five innings to earn the win as the Mt. Pleasant Little League 10- and 11-year-old all-star team defeated Rostraver, 12-3, to earn a spot in the District 9 championship game. More...

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