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August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Donations being sought for flood victims

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Mahoney’s Uniontown office hosting mobile medical unit Aug. 11

In support of National Health Center week, state Rep. Timothy S. Mahoney will sponsor a mobile medical unit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11 outside his Uniontown constituent service office, located at 66-A Lebanon Ave. More...

Film camp works with youngsters and adults with autism

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he was 3 years old, Tristan Wainwright stopped speaking to his parents. His father, Jeff Wainwright, 44, said Tristan would only repeat movie lines and had severe communication issues. More...

Judge blocks release of Trump’s video testimony

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge who has been a target of Donald Trump’s repeated scorn on Tuesday denied a media request to release of videos of the Republican presidential candidate testifying in a lawsuit about the now-defunct Trump University — i More...


A Laurel Highlands icon’s changing image


For iconic images that capture the outdoor culture, natural beauty and robustness of the Laurel Highlands, just look at Ohiopyle on any given Saturday during the warm season. More...

Khizr Khan, Donald Trump and the debate over Muslim immigration

There’s a sensation building over the Democratic convention speech of Khizr Khan, a Pakistani-born Virginia lawyer whose son Humayun was killed in action while serving as a captain in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004. More...

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“But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.”  —(Matthew 23:11 AKJV)  Jesus set the example. He served others and so should we.   More...


Nicholson reunion The 58th annual Nicholson reunion will be held Aug. 7 at Nicholson’s Grove in Normalville. There will be a covered dish dinner at 1 p.m. followed by a committee meeting, kids games, bingo and a Chinese auction. More...

Transition into menopause can last for several years

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am in my early 40s. Over the past several months, my periods have become less regular. Sometimes my flow is lighter than normal; other times it’s heavier. Is this perimenopause? More...

Perry Township discusses cable Hearing sought input on franchise renewal terms

Prior to the regular meeting of the Perry Township Supervisors, the board held a public hearing for input on a proposed renewal of the franchise terms between cable company Atlantic Broadband and the township. More...

Fourth Savor the Avenue Aug. 11

Event themed ‘Bootlegger’s Ball’

For the fourth time, Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce will host Fayette County’s Longest Dinner Table, for Savor the Avenue.  This year, the event will take place along the bike trail on South Third Street. More...


Eurith B. Barron

Mt. Pleasant

Eurith B. Barron, 84, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Monday, August 1, 2016, at Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Eurith was born October 12, 1931, in Victoria, PA, the daughter of the late George and Thelma Weaver Taylor. More...

Marlene L. Clements


Marlene L. Clements, 62, of Dunbar, Pa. passed away on Saturday at Manor Care in Monroeville, Pa.  More...

Doris L. Hough


Doris L. Hough, 90 of Fairchance, formerly of Connellsville died Monday August 1, 2016 in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born September 30, 1925 in Monarch a daughter of the late Henry and Hazel Washabaugh Seighman. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1492, Christopher Columbus, seeking a sea route to the Far East, departed Palos de la Frontera, Spain. More...


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Carmichaels wins FCBL crown

Mill Run falls in three competitive games in the finals

The Fayette County Baseball League Championship Series between Mill Run and Carmichaels featured three extremely close games. All three went to Carmichaels. More...

Pirates beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Jung Ho Kang doubled in the tiebreaking run in a four-run sixth inning to lead Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Tuesday night.  Cole was coming off the first complete game of his career, More...

Brown-Dukes hopes to catch on with Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie running back Brandon Brown- Dukes doesn’t mind the training camp nickname that was given to him. More...

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