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April 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl combines love of writing, animals

Sutton Boriack seems like your typical 11 year old.  She is a sixth-grade student at Ramsay Elementary School (and was recently a member of that school’s quiz team). She does chores. She loves to draw and has quite the vivid imagination. More...

News

Silent rally to support area crime victims

In an effort to end violence, the Crime Victims’ Center of Fayette County will sponsor a silent rally at 6 p.m. More...

Police news reported

State police cite 25 people   State police at Uniontown said they cited more than 25 people during the “Move Over Initiative” Friday on routes 119 and 40 in Fayette County.  More...

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because More...

Opinion

Tariffs could damage free press in America

(AP) –– Among many victims of tariffs are newspapers.  You may have heard of the chaos theory: a butterfly flutters its wings in New Mexico and a hurricane starts in China.  Have you heard the tariff version?  More...

Details of Holocaust should not fade away

(AP) –– Americans’ awareness of the details of the Holocaust is fading as that historic crime recedes into the past. We cannot accept this.  More...

A literal, spiritual feast on stage

Everything seems to become at once deeper and lighter from the moment you sit down in the Theatre at St.  More...

Sports

Jeff-Morgan defeats Geibel

For the Geibel baseball team, every game this season has been a rough go, but new coach Shawn Chory has pointed out that for the most part, the Gators have been making progress.  Unfortunately on Monday, there weren’t a lot of positives as More...

Crosby, Penguins keep third straight championship in sight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby tormented the Flyers just as he has from the start of his NHL career. Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin were clutch when needed in pivotal games. And Matt Murray? More...

Falcons rally to beat AG

Abbi King singled and scored a run in the seventh as the Connellsville softball team rallied for a 4-3 victory over host Albert Gallatin in a Section 2-AAAAA game on Monday. More...

Dunbar Township man charged with illegally possessing weapons

A Dunbar Township man has been charged with weapon offenses after a search of his camper earlier this month, according to court papers. More...

Connellsville Twp. seeks utility savings

The Connellsville Township Supervisors are taking steps to cut down their utility expenses.  The supervisors last week voted to have ERC conduct an energy audit at no cost to the township. More...

Davies Ford to help raise money for CAHS

Residents will have an opportunity to test drive a new Ford from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

John F. Huff

Mt. Pleasant

John F. “French” Huff, 77, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away at 6:45 am Saturday, April 21, 2018, at his residence.  French was born Oct. 10, 1940, in Lower Tyrone Township, Fayette County, a son of the late Cecil R. and Helen R. More...

David M. Sala

Scottdale

David M. “Zulu” Sala, 54, of Scottdale, formerly of Monongahela, went to meet his Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in his home.  Born on Nov. More...

Minnie E. Wilson

Connellsville

Minnie E. Wilson, 91, of Connellsville, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, peacefully at home while watching her soap operas.  She was born June 1, 1926, in Elizabeth, a daughter of the late Milton and Mazie (Hay) Griffith.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.” (Proverbs 11:28 AKJV)  Money is not the answer. Being right with God is what really matters.   More...

Hacking into medical devices is theoretical possibility

Dear Doctor: As a fan of the TV show “Homeland,” I was skeptical (and also creeped out) when a character was assassinated by someone hacking his pacemaker. But I just read that this might actually be possible. More...

Connellsville clean-up event scheduled for Saturday

Clean Up Connellsville will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 28. Registration and garbage bag/glove pick-up will be at the Yough River Park. More...

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