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April 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Disposal events to take place at Fayette County Fairgrounds

It’s time to start rounding up the things taking up space that you can’t easily get rid of.  Fayette County’s annual hard to recycle event is coming to the Fayette County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

City man’s hearing set for later this month

A Connellsville man has a preliminary hearing scheduled for later this month in connection with allegations he held a knife to a woman’s neck.  More...

Perry council approves engineering study

Heavy rains have caused flooding around the area, and Perryopolis is no different.  To try to lessen the blow storm water can deal, borough council approved an engineering study along a section of Constitution Street from Tank Hill Road to Adams More...

Opinion

Reader says CASB should not build ‘Field of Dreams’

Letter to the Editor

Recently, I read with disbelief that the Connellsville Area School Board might be considering building a brand new playing field and stadium at the school campus, rather than replacing the old turf at the present location on the south side of town.&n More...

It’s time to clear cloud cover on OpenSky, $800M boondoggle

(AP) –– It was supposed to bring Pennsylvania’s statewide police radio communications into the 21st century. More...

Putin is untrustworthy

WASHINGTON –– Timing is critical in both statecraft and diplomacy, but President Trump couldn’t have chosen a worse time to honor Russian dictator Vladimir Putin with a high-level, oneon one meeting.  More...

Sports

SHS track teams fall to Derry

The team portion of the track season still has a ways to go, but the Section 4-AA title may very well have been decided during Thursday’s meet between Derry and host Southmoreland.  The boys and girls squads for each program came into the More...

Polanco homers twice, Pirates beat Cubs, 6-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Gregory Polanco and the Pittsburgh Pirates wasted no time in bouncing back from a rout to make an early statement in the National League Central. More...

Commodores rally to beat Bearcats

Mason Kelly ripped a double and drove in two runs as the Frazier baseball team (2-2, 1-1) used a six-run seventh inning to come from behind for a 7-6 Section 1-AA win over host Bentworth. More...

Former Connellsville councilman charged

City police accuse Geyer of inappropriately touching teenage girl

A former Connellsville councilman inappropriately touched a teenage girl numerous times during an about two-year period, with most of the encounters taking place in his city home where he gave her wine, according to court papers.  More...

Fire damages apartment building in Indian Head

Fire departments from three counties were called out Thursday morning to a fire that severely damaged at apartment building directly across the street from the Saltlick Township Volunteer Fire Department in Indian Head. More...

Obituaries

B. Ruth Clevenger

Formerly of Connellsville

B. Ruth Clevenger, 78, of Dunkirk, Ind., passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at I.U. Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Ind.  Ruth was born in Connellsville on May 16, 1939, a daughter of the late John G. and Gladys P. (Hough) Bradley.  More...

Loretta M. Fronek

Connellsville

Loretta M. Fronek, 87, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Lafayette Manor, Uniontown.  She was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Dunbar, a daughter of the late Thomas and Alice (McFarland) Williams.  More...

Samantha S. Gallentine

Connellsville

Samantha “Sammie” Showalter Stickel Gallentine, 96, of Connellsville, formerly of Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“There is that scatters, and yet increases; and there is that withholds more than is meet, but it tends to poverty.” (Proverbs 11:24 AKJV)  Selfishness has its price. Look out for others and God will look out for you.   More...

Incidence of Crohn’s Disease rising in United States, Europe

Dear Doctor: What causes Crohn’s disease? My grandson has had two surgeries for it. Did the food he ate while growing up cause it? I have heard that it is genetic, but we don’t know of anyone in his family who has had it. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of April 16 are as follows: Connellsville Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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