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April 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen charged for faking threat in CASD

The Connellsville Area School District Monday opted to delay classes by two hours in order to get the word out that all was safe in the schools.  More...

Mother of student who made school threats to go on ARD

The mother of a Uniontown Area School District student who was charged with threatening to kill classmates earlier this year reached an agreement with prosecutors on Monday to go on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program, according to her More...

News

Police reports listed

Three escape injury in crash   Three people escaped injury in a three-vehicle accident Friday on Vanderbilt Road in Dunbar Township, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Fire destroys trailer

Fire destroyed a trailer Saturday evening in the Hillcrest Mobile Home Park.  According to Sue Kozak-Griffith, the public information officer for Fayette County Emergency Management, dispatchers received a call at 5:17 p.m. More...

City will vote on proposed changes to CDBG projects

Connellsville City Council Tuesday will be voting on a resolution to change the use of the funding for the Fiscal Year 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  A public hearing was recently held on the subject by the Connellsville More...

Opinion

Ryan is wrong guy leaving Washington

(AP) –– The wrong guy is leaving Washington.  Paul Ryan was about the best thing the Republican Party had going for it.  And Donald Trump is the worst.  More...

Compassion fatigue overwhelms workers dealing with addiction

(AP) –– Maybe it shouldn’t come as a surprise an entity called the Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project exists, or that it can be found at the website CompassionFatigue.org.  Signs of our times.  More...

How to keep on living

The gratitude of a mother will leave you speechless.  More...

Sports

Vikings overcome obstacles, make playoffs

It’s been a strange season for the Mt. Pleasant boys tennis team. The Vikings entered 2018 with question marks in the lineup and no home court to play on. More...

Busch captures rain-delayed Cup Series race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch stood on the hood of his No. 18 Toyota shaking his fists as the snow began falling around him. It was that kind of a long weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. More...

Rockies rip Pirates, 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Story drilled a three-run home run, German Marquez pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies kept their road surge going with a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. More...

Attorney: Geyer denies all allegations

A former Connellsville councilman denies doing anything wrong with a teenage girl, his attorney said Monday.  Shane Gannon of Connellsville spoke about charges of indecent assault, corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to a minor filed las More...

Mill Run man dies after vehicle strikes deer

A Mill Run man died Sunday after his vehicle struck a deer on Mill Run Road in Springfield Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Authorities identified the victim as Paul Cole, 28.  He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident b More...

Ex-Mt. Pleasant trainer agrees to settlement

A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit filed by a former trainer against the Mt. Pleasant School District and a former superintendent, according to court papers.  More...

Obituaries

Janice M. Buzzelli

Dunbar

Janice Marie Brooks Buzzelli, 75, of Dunbar, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  She was born July 15, 1942, in Connellsville, daughter of Harold Klink and Wisteria Brooks Beal.  She was a CNA for Mt. More...

Doris A. Nedley

Connellsville

Doris A. Nedley, 83, of Connellsville, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, in the Hillside Estates, Connellsville. She was born Sept. 13, 1934, in Confluence, a daughter of the late Ferdinand and Nellie Avery Nedley. More...

Louise A. Immel

Mt. Pleasant

Louise A. Immel, 79, of Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.” (Luke 6:36 AKJV)  God has been gracious to us. We should be merciful to others.   More...

Study suggests link between brain’s blood supply, memory

Dear Doctor: I’ve read that memory is linked to the heart’s ability to pump blood, with a reduced ability leading to poorer memory. Is there anything I can do to keep the blood flowing to my brain?   More...

Lunch and Learn to focus on taxes, financial planning

April’s Lunch and Learn seminar will be held from noon to 1 p.m. today at the Connellsville Canteen. More...

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