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Southmoreland makes grade for 2018 Best High Schools in America

Southmoreland High School made the grade for U.S. More...

News

Southmoreland board discusses budget, projects

Money was the center of discussions at the recent meeting of the Southmoreland board of school directors.  With the first draft of the Southmoreland School District’s 2018-19 budget including a $2.4 million deficit, Business Manager James More...

Former Levin property one step closer to development

It’s taken years, but the former Levin warehouse site on Bridgeport Street in Mt. More...

Golden Reunion to take place May 27

The seventh annual Golden Reunion will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Indiana county creates template for battling opioid abuse

(AP) –– Indiana’s growing opioid abuse crisis has been at the center of public health and policy debates for good reason.  Fortunately, there are sensible steps being taken to address it, with a particularly innovative approach More...

Pursuit of truth is vital to civil society

(AP) –– The Indiana University commencement address offered Saturday by Paul Tash championed the reasons members of the traditional news media should not be discounted, demonized, ignored or targeted by inflamed rhetoric.  More...

Time to end secrecy of Trump-Russia probe

On Jan. 24, 2017, then-national security adviser Michael Flynn was questioned by the FBI in his White House office. More...

Sports

Track athletes ready for WPIALs

The best track and field athletes in western Pennsylvania will converge on Baldwin High School to compete in the WPIAL Individual Championships on Thursday. More...

LH baseball wins playoff opener

The Laurel Highlands baseball team overcame a 5-1 deficit to pull out a 6-5 victory over Fox Chapel in the first round of the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs on Tuesday at Hempfield High School. Mason McManus doubled, singled and drove in a run. More...

Finland tops U.S., Canada shuts out Germany at hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Finland handed the United States its first defeat at the ice hockey world championship in a 6-2 thumping on Tuesday. More...

Every day is train day for city resident Carter Higbee

Once a year Train Day is celebrated in Fayette County with seven model train displays open free to the public, but for Carter Higbee, most every day of his adult life has been train day. More...

Saccone falls behind for GOP nod

In March, state Rep. More...

City council adopts firefighter ordinance

Connellsville City Council Tuesday officially approved an ordinance that will give volunteer firefighters and other volunteer first responders living in the city either an earned income or a property tax credit.   More...

Obituaries

John E. Baker

Everson

John E. Baker, 54, of Everson, passed away early Monday morning, May 14, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while in the presence of his loving family.  He was born Aug. More...

Margo Frock

Formerly of Scottdale

Margo Denise Schwartz Frock, 57, of Largo, Fla., formerly of Scottdale, went home to her Lord and Savior, Sunday, May 13, 2018, at her residence, in the presence of her nieces  She was born Jan. 19, 1961, in Mt. More...

Dorothy M. Younkin

Scottdale

Dorothy M. Younkin, 89, of Scottdale, passed away, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at her home.  Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.” (Psalms 73:28 AKJV)  Take the time to draw near to the Lord. It is well worth it.   More...

Studies show PDE5 inhibitors to be effective in treating BPH

Dear Doctor: What is your opinion of using Cialis to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia? And what should the dosage be?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Purple Heart status earned   More...

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