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March 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

F.C. Commissioners to replace roofs

Fayette County Commissioners agreed Thursday to spend $77,000 to replace roofs on the county prison and the undercover walkway connecting the prison and the courthouse.  Tuscano-Maher Roofing Inc. More...

Technology could save money at sewage plant

The Connellsville Municipal Authority is looking into the possibility of saving money on its electric bills when an expanded treatment plant is constructed.  The authority currently uses 100 horsepower fans to aerate the sewage for two hours.&nb More...

Trump says U.S. has trade deficit with Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump continues to insist the United States has a trade deficit with Canada, following news reports that he claimed at a fundraiser that he talked trade with the country’s prime minister without knowing all the fact More...

Opinion

Give Trump credit for making progress with North Korea

(AP) –– Without yet knowing how it will all turn out, let’s give President Trump credit for making more progress with North Korea than his predecessors ever did.  More...

Cranes signal hope for the future of Erie

(AP) –– We’re with Andy Zimmerman, the city of Erie’s manager of code enforcement. We love seeing the cranes at work high above Erie Insurance’s construction site downtown.  More...

Stormy and The Donald

President Trump denies having an affair with an adult film actress named Stormy Daniels. More...

Sports

Despite changes, Gators preparing for season

The Geibel baseball team is in a state of flux, but that hasn’t stopped the Gators from getting ready to compete in 2018.  Just days after the official start of spring practices, Shawn Fuller resigned his position as the coach of the baseb More...

SHS baseball striving to compete

The Southmoreland baseball team has had a few rough seasons in recent years, so head coach Dan Boring’s goal for 2018 is a simple one: Just be competitive.  More...

Pirates’ Musgrove allows two runs in first spring start

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Joe Musgrove allowed two runs, one hit, three walks and five strikeouts over 2 2/3 innings in a 9-5 loss to the Yankees on Thursday.  “I was super-excited to get out there,” Musgrove said. More...

‘Shrek The Musical Jr.’ to take stage at Connellsville Area Middle School

Fairy tales may end with happily ever after, but none ever seem to start that way, and that’s how it is as “Shrek The Musical Jr.” takes the stage at Connellsville Area Middle School.  Kate Painter, 14, of Bullskin Township, sa More...

City couple charged in burglary spree

A Connellsville couple burglarized and stole from homes and vehicles in Dunbar and Connellsville townships before being apprehended on Wednesday, one of them after a police search involving several patrol vehicles, according to court papers.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy L. Beck

Melcroft

Dorothy L. Beck, 93, of Melcroft, went home to heavenly reward on March 15, 2018. She was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Clark L. and Mildred Young Plyler. More...

Betty J. Eans

Dunbar

Betty Jane Eans, 85, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at home, comforted by her loving family.  She was born June 3, 1932, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Clarence and Mary (Williams) Younkin.  Betty was Protestant More...

Loretta M. Holland

Dunbar

Loretta M. Holland, 80, of Dunbar, died March 14, 2018, in Uniontown Hospital.  She was born March 7, 1938, in Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.” (Psalms 51:17 AKJV)  God will not turn His back on those who are repentant. He will forgive and heal.   More...

Mountain Area News

There will be a Central Blood Bank blood drive from 1:30-6:30 p.m. today at Champion Christian School’s North Campus in Donegal. Call 724- 593-9200 ext. 105 for more information. More...

Rare autoimmune disease attacks white blood cells

Dear Doctor: My brother died from Wegener’s disease at age 62. Could you please tell me more about this disease –– what causes it and what can be done? More...

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