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April 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page


Flood relief on way to Mt. Pleasant Borough

Flood relief on St. Clair Street in Mt. Pleasant Borough could be on its way. Borough council recently approved an agreement with Hunt Valley Environmental (HVE) to research, study, evaluate and determine a cost analysis on the issue. More...

U.S. says crossing is full before caravan tries to seek asylum

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. More...

Suspect in deputy’s killing held in maximumsecurity prison

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy was held in the state’s maximum security prison on Sunday pending his initial court appearance.  John Williams was transferred to the Maine State Prison in More...

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On This Date

Today is Monday, April 30, the 120th day of 2018. There are 245 days left in the year. In 1789, George Washington took the oath of office in New York as the first president of the United States. More...


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Patient worries about side effects of anti-arrhythmic medication


DEAR DOCTOR: My doctor wants me to take amiodarone for my heart. But the potential side effects scare the heck out of me: possible death, permanent blindness, liver problems, thyroid problems. Should I do catheter ablation instead? More...

Church News

Novena celebrated The Novena to Saint Anthony of Padua is celebrated at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. in Saint Rita’s Church and continues for nine consecutive weeks until the Feast of Saint Anthony in June. All are welcome. Calendar ticket sold More...

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Local potter displays utilitarian, artistic pieces

A semester before her graduation from Penn State, Stephanie McClain changed her major and found her career.  The Brownfield native and owner of Stephanie’s Pottery Shop, is the May artist of the month at the Fayette County Law Library in More...

F.C. Historical Society to celebrate local heroes in exhibit

Fayette County Historical Society, in partnership with the Senator John Heinz History Center of Pittsburgh and other county organizations, is celebrating local heroes through one-of-a-kind exhibits this spring.  More...


L. Bernadine Etling


L. Bernadine (Whipkey) Etling, 85, of Ruffsdale passed away at 11:20 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Bernadine was born Jan. More...


Trump should not be allowed to undermine democratic institutions

(AP) –– Members of the Republican Party, who hold a majority in the U.S. More...

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Teddy Kennedy’s surprise for Grandma

This week, we’ll cover one of the little noticed ways mass Third World immigration is making our country more colorful: elder rape. More...


Athletes shine at Fayette County Meet

The 2018 Fayette County Coaches Association Track and Field Championships, held Saturday at Laurel Highlands High School, provided a nice stage for another strong performance from the Connellsville track team. More...

Capitals even series with Penguins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the playoffs, Braden Holtby made 32 saves and the Washington Capitals built a lead and this time held on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Game 2 on Sunday to even the second-round serie More...

SHS, MP athletes place at WCCA Meet

Several Southmoreland and Mt. More...

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