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May 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough officials: 48 parking meters stolen

Police are searching for an unknown person who they say stole approximately $10,000 worth of tools and construction materials from a staging location in East Huntingdon Township.   More...

News

Police news reported

City man charged   A Connellsville man was charged with simple assault and harassment in connection with an incident Sunday on North Jefferson Street, city police said.  Scott Robert Ritenour, 47, struck a woman and her daughter during an a More...

Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

NEW YORK (AP) — Screening blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections at a cost of more than $5 million for each positive test result, according to new research. More...

Nurse charged in senior care facility death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A nurse was charged Thursday in the death of the father of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser after authorities said she failed to give him a series of neurological exams following his fall at a More...

Opinion

Connellsville postmaster asks customers to safeguard letter carriers against dog bites, attacks

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I am writing to ask our customers to safeguard our letter carriers against the pain and suffering that can be experienced through a dog bite or attack.  More...

Standardize tax collection in Pa.

(AP) –– One of the many downfalls of Pennsylvania having too many units of local government is needlessly convoluted and redundant tax collection. More...

Trump’s options continue to narrow

The ongoing made-for-TV spectacle of the Trump administration has more shocks and plot reverses than the most elaborate professional wrestling extravaganza. More...

Sports

Falcons down Vikings, 10-1

It’s been a rough season for the Connellsville baseball team, but you wouldn’t know it by Thursday’s final game, as the Falcons jumped out to a quick four-run lead on the way to a 10-1 non-section victory over visiting Mt. Pleasant. More...

Vikings, Commodores garner top seeds in softball playoffs

The WPIAL has released its softball pairings, and two local teams received the top seed in their respective bracket.  Mt. Pleasant, the defending state champion in Class 4A, has received a bye and will not play until Thursday. More...

Plenty of local track athletes qualify for WPIAL Championships

The Fay-West area will have strong representation at this year’s WPIAL Track and Field Championships, which will be held Thursday at Baldwin High School.  More...

Alleged swindler detained by federal authorities

Authorities have detained a New York man who has been accused of swindling a Fayette County man out of nearly $14,350.  Jeffrey Halpern, 63, of Hewlett, was taken into custody earlier this month by federal court order.  More...

Heightened police presence sought in Perry

Perryopolis Mayor Mark Plewniak said he will address concerns of vandalism at Sampey Park as well as dangerous driving near the Perryopolis Borough Ballfields that were brought before council during a recent meeting with borough’s police. More...

Obituaries

Albert H. Caruso

Dunbar

Albert “Cutty” Henry Caruso, 98, of Dunbar, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in the VA Hospital, Aspinwall.  He was born Aug. 20, 1919, in Dunbar, the son of Dominic Caruso and Rosina P. More...

Kerry R. Dull

Dunbar

Kerry Ray Dull, 59, of Dunbar, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Premier Washington Health Center, Washington, Pa.  He was born June 22, 1958, in Connellsville, son of William Dull and Dolores Miller Dull.  More...

Martha P. Gaiter

Connellsville

Martha Pauline Gaiter, 101, was called home on May 6, 2018.  She was born on Oct. 12, 1916, in Fairchance, to the late Lee Thomas Graves and Callie Yours Graves.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.” (Luke 9:23 AKJV)  Jesus is worth following. He knows the best way and the right way.   More...

Vestibular migraines linked to vertigo, but cause unknown

Dear Doctor: I have just been diagnosed with vestibular migraines. Could you give me information on the symptoms and treatment?   More...

Mountain Area News

Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department will host a BYOB Paint and Sip event from 6:30-9 p.m. tonight. Painting will start a little before 7 p.m. Admission is $25 per person and includes everything needed to complete the painting. More...

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