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Mt. Pleasant looks at possible Main Street celebration, boost to businesses

The end of construction on Mt. More...

News

Kids Fest held today at Murphy Hall

Today, Murphy Hall in Connellsville will transform into a rousing, fun-filled arena with jugglers, bounce house, exotic birds, games, face painters, balloon artist and more – it’s Kids Fest! More...

Mt. Pleasant wants youth to know ‘Libraries Rock’

Summertime is a great time to get out and get some exercise, but the staff at the Mt. More...

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies at age 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Fleetwood says former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan has died at age 68.  Fleetwood says in a Facebook post that Kirwan died Friday in London. No cause of death was given.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

So You Think You Can Dance8 p.m. on WWCP WPGHThis early in the show’s season, it’snot surprising that the auditions continue in this new episode. Stephen“tWitch” Boss remains on hand to joinVanessa Hudgens, Nigel Lythgoe and More...

Woman Finds Ways To Mend Lost Dream Of Motherhood

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I have some suggestions for “Longing to Be a Mom” (Feb. 27), whose husband doesn’t want a child. More...

ASTROGRAPH

Take the initiative when it comes to family and friends. The work you put in nurturing important relationships will help you avoid losing touch. Preparation should be your priority this year. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyle changes can reduce frequency of atrial fibrillation

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I’ve suffered from atrial fibrillation for several years now. I recently read that overall heart health could reduce the risk of the condition. Is it too late for me, considering I’ve already been diagnosed?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Donations accepted  Connellsville Community Center Thrift Store, 201 E. Fairview Ave., is accepting donations of clothing, household items, and small appliances.  The store is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Comics

Full Story

Calculating academic success one donation at a time

During the past 29 years, Scottdale Bank has donated about $2 million to the Connellsville Area School District, with this year’s donation going for the purchase of graphing calculators at the middle school.  Larry Kiefer, president and CE More...

Cross-country bicyclist rides to raise awareness of child abuse

The Great Allegheny Passage attracts numerous bicyclists to Connellsville every year, most just riding for recreational purposes.  Retiree Larry Heyn thought taking a cross-country bike trip would be interesting after meeting some men who were More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Kinneer

CONNELLSVILLE

Richard E. “Dick” Kinneer, 63, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday June 9, 2018, at South Connellsville Personal Care Home.  He was born March 23, 1955, in Connellsville, the son of the late Ernest E. and B. More...

Donald F. Lint

MT. PLEASANT

Donald F. Lint, 80, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. More...

Robert Rainey

CONNELLSVILLE

Robert Rainey, 60, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home 123 S. More...

Opinion

Eagles flying high about Trump’s move to stifle free speech

(AP) – The Eagles organization has never flown higher than it did in deciding not to force its players to accommodate President Trump’s plan to use them as a prop in his campaign to stifle freedom of speech.  More...

Political Cartoon

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I have a dream...about gay wedding cakes

The Supreme Court’s recent decision on whether a Christian baker can be forced to make a wedding cake for a gay marriage (no) arriving on the same day that Bill Clinton reared his head on NBC’s “Today” reminded me how liberals More...

Sports

Vikings, Scotties ready for semifinals

If the Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland softball teams have learned anything from their respective runs through the WPIAL and PIAA playoffs, it’s that they just need to keep doing what they’ve been doing. After all, it’s gotten them this far. More...

Players arrive for U.S. Open with high praise for Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Shinnecock Hills was a lot bigger than Graeme McDowell expected.  But not too big.  McDowell was among those who began preparing Sunday for the U.S. More...

Rain delays start of NASCAR Cup Series race

The start of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race was delayed by rain.  The bad weather wasn’t a huge surprise after Saturday’s Xfinity race was shortened by rain. Xfinity qualifying was canceled Saturday and so was a Cup practice. More...

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