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June 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Normalville man charged in sex sting

A Normalville man believed he had arranged to meet with a teenage boy for sex in Westmoreland County, but instead he met up with agents from the state Attorney General’s office, according to a criminal complaint.  More...

News

Connellsville’s Hot Steppers step out for Pittsburgh Pride

The Project Talent Hot Steppers Stilt Battalion is familiar to parade audiences in Connellsville and the Fay-West area, but the group had its first opportunity to march in Pittsburgh recently for the Pittsburgh Pride parade.  More...

North Korea’s hacking fails to make summit talking points

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn’t discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore — the regime’s human rights abuses, its exports of missile technology and its mistreatment More...

Crawford Avenue bridge restrictions announced

Traffic on the Officer McCray Robb Memorial Bridge on Crawford Avenue in Connellsville will be restricted to one lane in each direction starting at 9 a.m. Monday. More...

Opinion

Bills providing free, reduced-price college tuition for Pa. students deserve consideration

(AP) –– When it comes to the commitment the commonwealth makes to all its students, the language in the Pennsylvania Constitution is as unambiguous as it gets: More...

Debates about immigration older than U.S.

Finally, after agonizing procedural wrangling that is only a preface to even more agonizing floor debate, the House in the next several days will take up the immigration issue. More...

Trump asks judge to undo health care bill

(AP) –– After failing to get a comprehensive Affordable Care Act repeal through Congress –– you know, the place where laws are supposed to be made –– and then winning a repeal of one of the law’s provisions i More...

Sports

1991 Falcons humbled by HOF selection

The “Country Boys” are about to become hall of famers. Tonight at Penn State Fayette, the 1991 Connellsville High School football team will be inducted into the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2018 induction class. More...

Johnson takes lead at U.S. Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock Hills. More...

C’ville Legion earns split at hardball classic

Cade Warrick hit a double and single, and Cole Shearer doubled and drove in two runs as the Connellsville Legion baseball team downed Land O Lakes Old Hickory, 13-1, in five innings at the Hillbilly Hardball Classic in West Virginia. More...

Southmoreland to consider $1 million in cuts

Southmoreland School Board is expected to vote on proposed cuts of more than $1 million on June 21 when it considers a budget for the 2018-19 school year.  Some of those cuts were discussed when the board met Thursday.  More...

Connellsville Township takes stand against state proposal on tax collection

Connellsville Township is going on record opposing a state House resolution calling for the state to take over the collection of earned income tax.  That is currently a local function overseen in each county by a tax collection committee since 2 More...

Obituaries

Rodney Cavanaugh

Scottdale

Rodney (Jerry) Cavanaugh, 81, of Scottdale, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant.  He was born Dec. More...

Mary T. Yauger

Connellsville

Mary Thelma (Rayoni) Yauger, 94, of Connellsville, passed away June 13, 2018.  She was born Feb. More...

Margaret L. Ferens

Dunbar

Margaret L. Ferens, 80, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018, at her home, while surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” (Luke 19:10 AKJV)  Have you lost your way? Jesus will help you find abundant life and eternal life.   More...

Potential mumps outbreak feared after exposure to virus at event

Dear Doctor: Are mumps really dangerous? Thousands of people apparently may have been exposed at a cheerleading event a few months ago, which seemed to upset public health officials. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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