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October 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Three art groups collaborate under one roof

The State Theatre Center for the Arts is joining with the Uniontown Art Club and the Phoenix Arts Center to share space and synergistically interact with the different talents of the members of the three nonprofits.  More...


Seton Hill, Sage’s Army partnering to break Guinness World Record

Seton Hill University will host two events in October to highlight the work of Sage’s Army, a nonprofit drug awareness and prevention organization based in Westmoreland County.  More...

Militant attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula attacked an army checkpoint on Friday, killing 12 soldiers and wounding eight, according to security and medical officials.  More...

Before Syria talks, Kerry visits Rwanda’s genocide memorial

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — There are no names, no stories on the embankment where a quarter-million Rwandans are buried in a mass grave, memorialized by a simple word: “Remembrance.” More...

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On This Date

In 1917, infamous spy Mata Hari was executed by a firing squad outside Paris.  In 1990, Soviet union leader Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.   More...


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Bible Digest

“For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he puts down one, and sets up another.”  — (Psalms 75:6-7 AKJV)  God is the final scorekeeper of life. More...


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Home blood pressure monitor gives more complete control

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor told me to check my blood pressure at home, but he didn’t give me many details. Could you provide some guidance? More...

Bullskin bridge project to begin Oct. 24

Construction for the Englishman Hill Road (Route 1050) bridge, spanning Mountz Creek in Bullskin Township, will begin on Oct. More...

Medical marijuana rollout a slow process

It’s been six months since Gov. More...


James H. Utterback


James Hugh Utterback, 75, of Scottdale, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, 2016, in U.P.M.C. Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his loving family.  Jim was born July 25, 1941, in Connellsville, a son of the late Robert N. More...


Thank you for the support

Guest Commentary

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Trump’s ‘October surprise’


No one expected the “October Surprise” of the 2016 campaign to be a video with a member of the Bush family recorded on his way to a cameo in a soap opera. More...

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Mustangs roll past Falcons

Judging by the records of each team, Friday’s Section 2-AAAAA football game between Connellsville and host Plum should have been a tight battle, with one team finally breaking a six-game losing streak. More...

Vikings cruise past Cougars

After a loss at Derry last week, the Mt. Pleasant football team was locked in a four-way tie for second place in the Interstate Conference and looking for a victory to help solidify their spot in the postseason standings. More...

Red Raiders beat Mustangs

Malaky Howard scored four touchdowns as the Uniontown football team defeated Laurel Highlands, 27-10, in Section 2-AAAA for its first win of the season. Howard scored a 51-yard touchdown run before rushing for a pair of one-yard scores. More...

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