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News

IMF: trade tensions could jeopardize global economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion.  But U.S. More...

Lobbyist tied to bargain- priced condo met with EPA chief despite denials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. More...

Iranian foreign minister wants ‘respect’ from U.S. government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the U.S. More...

Opinion

How transparent is Sen. Pat Stefano on Brad Geyer?

In a recent commentary defending his bills on contract negotiations, State Sen. Pat Stefano wrote, in his own words, “Transparency isn’t pro or anti anything. It should be the basic building block of all government actions.”  More...

Study on health effects of alcohol is sobering

(AP) –– The latest major study on the health effects of drinking alcohol is, well, sobering: For men and women alike, consuming more than one drink a day shortens your life –– perhaps as much as smoking does.  More...

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Sports

Pirl to play hoops at PS-Fayette

Connellsville senior J’Taya Pirl didn’t have to look very far to find the perfect fit for her upcoming college career.  Pirl has signed a letter of intent and will continue her education at Penn State Fayette, where she will play for More...

Guentzel scores four goals, leads Penguins past Flyers in Game 6

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the next round with an 8-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 6 on Sunday.  The Penguins p More...

Falcons double up Cavaliers

The Connellsville baseball team scored five runs in the fourth inning to take control in a 10-5 non-section victory over visiting Kiski on Saturday. More...

Senate bill would outline graduation alternatives

In 2016, Gov. More...

Connellsville Historical Society receives McElhaney donation

Just before the start of the April meeting of the Connellsville Historical Society, a car pulled into the driveway and a couple got out carrying a large frame.  More...

Obituaries

Nora A. Oldland

SCOTTDALE

Nora A. “Aggie” (Grimm) Oldland, 83, of Scottdale passed away at 5:52 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Excela Health Latrobe Specialty Care Hospital, Latrobe.  Aggie was born Feb. More...

Frank P. Doppelheuer

CONNELLSVILLE

Frank Paul Doppelheuer, 87, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at his home, while surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. More...

Donald J. Smodic

FORMERLY OF SCOTTDALE

Donald J. Smodic, 57, of Apollo, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Don was born Sept. 24, 1960, in Uniontown, a son of Ida (Klanchessor) Yankovic of Greensburg and the late Frank J. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On this date

Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018. There are 252 days left in the year. More...

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Applications accepted  The Rotary Club of Connellsville will accept grant applications for civic groups and nonprofit organizations. Anyone interested in a grant application should call 724-628-8835. More...

Readers offer feedback on kefir, migraines

ASK THE DOCTORS

Hello again, dear readers –– and happy spring!  More...

Church News

Reading night held  Chestnut Ridge Christian Academy, 115 Downer Ave, Uniontown, will host a Family Reading Night at the school from 6-7:30 p.m. today. This is in conjunction with the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair. The public is invited to attend. More...

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