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October 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breast cancer survivors celebrate life

Amber Golden and Sharon Etling love seeing so much pink in downtown Connellsville. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many local businesses are showing their support. More...


China launches mission to experimental space station

BEIJING (AP) — China launched a pair of astronauts into space Monday on a mission to dock with an experimental space station and remain aboard for 30 days in preparation for the start of operations by a full-bore facility six years from now.&nb More...

Clinton emails tread lightly with Wall Street talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton generally avoided direct criticism of Wall Street as she examined the causes and responses to the financial meltdown during a series of paid speeches to Goldman Sachs, according to transcripts disclosed by Wiki More...

Wesley observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month; hosts health fair

On Friday, Wesley Health Center hosted local breast cancer survivors and others during its first Breast Cancer Awareness Dinner. On Saturday, the center opened its doors for an open house and health fair. More...


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More available organs mean more lives saved

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Call your local legislator to support H.B. 30.  Every day, 144 names are added to the national organ donation waiting list. During that same day, 22 people die while waiting for an organ transplant.  More...

What do babies know?

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What do babies understand and how do they think?  In a 2011 TED talk that I recently watched by Dr. More...



Divorce workshop   More...


It’s a candy giveway and a tailgate party!

Why not plan a trunk-or-treat? Promote the event in school notices and local newspapers. And invite your local recreation department to get involved. More...

Surely you won’t be scared by these oldies?


Maybe your boring parents or goofy grandpa warned you about these scary flicks. Maybe you should dare watch these classics — if you’re not scared.  Frankenstein (1931)   More...

Cal U students showcase Connellsville through film

Honors Program students from California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U) are working with Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center to showcase Connellsville and other historical Fayette County areas in a unique way.  More...

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition captures Dabiq

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish backed Syrian opposition forces captured the symbolically significant town of Dabiq from the Islamic State group on Sunday as government forces reversed recent rebel advances in the center of the country. More...


James Adenhart Jr.

Mount Braddock

James “Pap” H. Adenhart Jr., 71, of Mount Braddock, died Oct. 14, 2016 in Golden Living Nursing Center, Uniontown. He was born March 12, 1945 in Mt. Braddock, son of the late James H. Adenhart Sr. and Elizabeth Coleman Adenhart. More...

Pauline Mangan


Pauline Basinger Vanorsdale Mangan, 98, of Connellsville, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 in the Easy Living Estates, Hunker.  She was born April 30, 1918 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Jess and Bess Porterfield Basinger.  More...

Agnes Osler

South Connellsville

Agnes Yvonne Osler, 84, of South Connellsville, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at her daughter Amy and her companion Mike Sherwood’s house, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1931, Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion and sentenced to 11 years in prison.  In 1933, German refugee Albert Einstein immigrated to the United States, where he would live and work for the rest of his life.   More...


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Necciai hosts book signing at Carnegie Library

Ron Necciai’s baseball career was short, but Necciai left a legacy that has lasted for more than 60 years. More...

Dolphins stop Big Ben, beat Steelers, 30-15


Frazier nips Imani Christian, 27-26

Fayette volleyball team wins PSUAC regular season title

Christopher Pierce and Damon Lovis each had two rushing touchdowns as the Frazier football team defeated host Imani Christian, 27-26 in a nonconference game on Saturday. Pierce scored on a two-yard run and a nine-yard run. More...

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