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April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Ex-Herald-Standard editor sues paper for age discrimination

A former editor at the Herald Standard is suing the Uniontown newspaper for age discrimination, claiming at one point he was told by a manager that his work was “a young man’s game.”  Phillip L. More...

New Haven Trailside Treats opens despite snowy, cold weather

Wednesday started with wind and rain, including a few snow flurries and the Yough River was running high beside the Great Allegheny Passage, but that didn’t stop the opening day for New Haven Trailside Treats. More...

Dunbar woman pleads guilty to her involvement in $1 million theft case

A Dunbar woman pleaded guilty this week to her involvement in the theft of about $1 million from a Connellsville business.  Lisa Dawn Cavanaugh, 50, pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and other charges before Fayette County President Judge John F. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;” (Psalms 63:1 AKJV)  This is how I feel. What about you?   More...

Consider low-impact exercise after double hip replacement

Dear Doctor: Before I had a double hip replacement at 47, I was an avid daily runner, participating in several marathons per year and any charity event possible. Everything I’ve read says not to run with hip replacements. More...

Church News

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Zoning board denies special exemption for rehab center

The Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board has decided –– a former nursing home facility in Perry Township can’t be used for an in-patient rehabilitation center.  More...

City officials ask federal judge to dismiss lawsuit in Reese case

Connellsville officials have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by woman who alleges they knew about former officer Ryan Reese’s behavior with female confidential informants as early as 2012, but did not act for months.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth D. Bartholomai

South Connellsville

Elizabeth D. Bartholomai, 94, of South Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Buffington, the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (Mihalik) Peperak. More...

Charles R. Dowling

Connellsville

Charles R. Dowling, 67, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at home.  He was born May 27, 1950, in Uniontown, a son of the late Robert Charles and JoAnne Mae (McClain) Dowling.  More...

Eugene Lepre

Connellsville

Eugene Lepre, 76, of Connellsville, passed away from an unexpected illness at the Veterans Administration Hospital of Pittsburgh.  More...

Opinion

Disgraced public servants should have diminished pensions

(AP) –– While calls to strengthen the state’s pension forfeiture act often follow the downfall of high-ranking elected officials, the list of former public servants who deserve to be stripped of taxpayer-funded retirement benefits i More...

Trump’s EPA rollbacks to dirtier cars mean dirtier air

(AP) –– President Trump’s ill-advised rollback of tailpipe emissions standards will choke progress toward cleaning the air and cutting the costs to drive a car or truck.  More...

Leaving Syria for wrong reasons

WASHINGTON –– The president’s latest words on one key area of foreign policy are odd, even coming from him. More...

Sports

Teams trying to deal with soggy spring

Empty baseball and softball fields have been an all-too-common site throughout the area as local teams have struggled to get outside to practice and play during the early part of the spring sports season. More...

Masters hype unlike any other, mainly because of Tiger Woods

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Blame it on a generation that thinks nothing was ever as great as what just happened.  More...

Frazier girls split meet with Washington and Beth-Center

Khristyne Barch finished first overall in the javelin (100-5) and the high jump (4-8) as the Frazier girls track team earned a split in a Section 6-AA meet on Tuesday at Washington. More...

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