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EPA clearance approved for Mt. Pleasant property

The former Levin Warehouse on Bridgeport Street in Mt. More...

News

EPA hires GOP media firm to produce report praising Pruitt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency used public money to hire a private media firm with strong Republican ties to help produce a report promoting Administrator Scott Pruitt’s first-year accomplishments. More...

Police reports listed

Theft reported   According to state police, someone removed $50 from a vehicle owned by Cheryl Ann Gales of Indian Head while it was parked unlocked in her driveway. The incident occurred between 9 p.m. March 7 and 8 a.m. March 8. More...

Jersey Shore town seeks ferry service to dock at doorstep of Kushner resort

LONG BRANCH, New Jersey (AP) — The federal government has been advising a beach town on the Jersey Shore on plans to build a pier and start a ferry service that would speed New Yorkers to the doorstep of a resort co-owned by Jared Kushner. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And you shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.” (Mark 13:13 AKJV)  These are the words of Jesus to His followers. More...

Consult with a physician before going on ketogenic diet

Dear Doctor: I’m hearing a lot about the health benefits of a ketogenic diet, that it’s great for weight loss and can even reverse diabetes. What is the diet, exactly? Are the claims true?   More...

Church News

Fish fries held   • St. John the Baptist, South Broadway Street, Scottdale, will host a fish fry from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every Friday in Lent at the school hall. To place an order, call 724-887-7013.  More...

Ex-Chief Miller seeks stay in federal lawsuit

South Connellsville’s former police chief wants a federal judge to stop discovery in a lawsuit until his criminal case is resolved in Fayette County Court.  More...

Connellsville Township to take pension for restitution

The Connellsville Township Supervisors will find out Monday how much the community will be able to recoup from the pension of a former township secretary who stole nearly $125,000.  More...

Perry Twp. to update borough building

Changes are coming to the Perry Township municipal building.  Specifications will be on their way for a new roof, Supervisor Clarence Johnson said during a recent meeting. More...

Obituaries

Leonard V. Fleming

Dawson

Leonard V. Fleming, 87, of Dawson, went to be with his Lord in Heaven unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Uniontown Hospital.  He was born Feb. 11, 1931, in Franklin Township, the son of the late Ray Q. More...

Gary L. Smouse

Formerly of Scottdale

Gary Lee Smouse, 67, of Jefferson Borough, passed away March 8, 2018, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a brief illness.  He was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Scottdale, the son of JD “Jake” and Florence (Hixson) Smouse.  More...

Opinion

New York Senate debates preventing gun violence

(AP) –– If violence prevention is priority No. 1 when it comes to school shootings, as an editorial said on Tuesday, then priority No. More...

U.S. should lead way to stop South Sudan famine

(AP) –– In the catalog of horrors afflicting the world’s most hellish places, South Sudan can check about every bloodied box. More...

In 1968, the world turned upside down

National Perspective

(AP) –– LONDONDERRY, New Hampshire –– Of all the significant events that occurred in the landmark year of tumult and disruption of 1968 –– when the Tet Offensive altered the dynamic of the war in Vietnam, when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Sports

MP softball looks for continued success

What does a high school team once it has won a WPIAL and a state title over the course of the past two seasons? If it’s the Mt. More...

Lawrence reaches PIAA finals; Ansell, Edenfield headed to semifinals

Frazier’s Thayne Lawrence will wrestle in the PIAA Class AA finals today at Giant Center in Hershey. More...

Chasing third straight NASCAR win, Harvick talks about penalties

AVONDALE, Ariz. More...

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