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March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Geibel gala to raise funds, honor award recipients

Geibel Catholic is going comfortably elegant for the school’s signature fundraiser on April 28.  The Denim and Diamonds Auction Gala will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Anthony’s Lakeside Party Center in Uniontown.  More...

News

Police reports listed

Man strikes woman   A Perryopolis man struck a 72-year woman, then took her car, state police at Uniontown said.  Caleb Loren Sandor, 18, was charged earlier this month with simple assault, unauthorized use of an automobile, disorderly cond More...

North Fayette Authority looking into right-of-way issue

The North Fayette Municipal Authority is looking into a report that a coal gas operator installed both gas transmission and contaminated water lines directly above its water line along Route 201 outside of Connellsville. More...

Trump is hopeful, but some skeptical ahead of US-NK talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — An enigmatic North Korean leader takes a secretive train trip to China to affirm fraternal ties and declare a commitment to denuclearization.  More...

Opinion

Congress rejects Trump’s extreme budget cuts

(AP) –– In this time of political division, the broad story line of the omnibus spending bill approved late last week is largely a heartening one.  More...

Airline deregulation unfair to passengers

WASHINGTON –– Maybe you know about the beautiful 10-month-old French bulldog locked in an airless luggage compartment on a United Airlines flight between Houston and New York.  More...

Puerto Ricans make smooth transition

(AP) –– Six months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, many on the island are still struggling to restore a sense of normalcy to their daily lives. The federal government has failed this U.S. More...

Sports

Falcons look to build on solid season

The 2017 season was a highly successful one for both the Connellsville boys and girls track squads. The aim for each team is to build on that success with a number of young athletes.  More...

Griffiths wins wrestling honor

Southmoreland senior Tyler Griffiths was victorious in his match as a member of the WPIAL team in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic, held Sunday. Griffiths defeated Michael Blockhus of the Iowa team and a Northern Iowa recruit, by a score of 7-5. More...

Pirates, Tigers must move on from last year’s aces

DETROIT (AP) — For a decade, opening day for the Detroit Tigers belonged almost exclusively to Justin Verlander.  Times have changed.  Verlander is with Houston now, and Detroit is set to start Jordan Zimmermann in Thursday’s op More...

Federal judge grants stay in sheriff suit

A federal judge has granted a stay in a civil suit brought by a Westmoreland County deputy sheriff against the county’s sheriff.  Sheriff Jonathan Held, 44, had requested the stay, noting allegations made by Jason Grecco in his suit also a More...

Man freed on $100,000 bond in Uniontown shooting

A Washington County man, charged with criminal homicide, is free on $100,000 bond after a Fayette County judge agreed to grant him bail.  Nathan A. Yasek, 35, of Eighty-Four, posted bond Wednesday, according to court records  More...

CASB begins search for superintendent

The Connellsville Area School Board Wednesday voted to begin the process of seeking a new superintendent.  David McDonald has been serving as the interim superintendent since Dec. 6, 2017. More...

Obituaries

Barbara L. Cornish

Grindstone

Barbara Louise Cornish, 75, of Grindstone, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, at home.  She was born Sept. More...

Carl M. Hunter

Formerly of Champion

Carl M. Hunter, 91, of Champion Township, Ohio, died Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, Ohio. More...

Luneta J. Lape

Scottdale

Luneta J. Lape, 80, of Scottdale, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  Lou was born Oct. 20, 1937, in Lower Tyrone Township, a daughter of the late Washington Morris and Suzanna (Rimmel) Etling.  She was married to C. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.” (Psalms 60:11 AKJV)  God can do what no man can do.   More...

Possibility of cattle eye worm infestation exceedingly rare

Dear Doctor: Please tell me more about the recent story in the news about the young woman who spent time on a ranch and then found worms living inside her eyes. We are cattle ranchers, and now I’m worried about my husband and kids.   More...

Church News

Holy Week events set More...

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