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June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Art project begins at Yough Park

Work has begun on the Reel Gear public art installation at Yough River Park.  Artist Brandi Bee and a group of high school art students began the base painting and installation of river rocks over the weekend.  More...

News

Somerset Trust holds car cruise, concert by city native Scott Blasey

Classic cars poured into the parking lot at Somerset Trust Tuesday evening for the second annual car cruise and concert sponsored by the bank.  More...

Mill Run man held for trial

A Johnstown man testified this week he heard Franklin Roadman call him names and threaten him during a furniture delivery in April 2017.  “He started yelling at me, racial words,” said Anthony Davis Sr., who is black.  More...

On both sides of Atlantic, migrants meet hostile reception

MILAN (AP) — On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals.  More...

Opinion

Trump’s plans for policing the Mexican border are not good

(AP) –– In President Trump’s mind, there are only two approaches to policing the border –– neither of them good. More...

What GOP suspects about FBI probe

The struggle to uncover the FBI’s conduct in the Trump-Russia probe has made some congressional investigators deeply suspicious of the bureau. More...

Sales tax ruling may not be the answer

(AP) –– A U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing states to require out-of-state businesses to collect taxes on goods sold over the internet has visions of tax dollars dancing in politicians’ heads, including in Oklahoma. More...

Sports

Connellsville Legion clips Belle Vernon

Following a tough loss to Uniontown on Monday, the Connellsville Legion baseball team, behind pitcher Austin Petraglia, turned in a solid bounce-back performance as it defeated visiting Belle Vernon, 4-3 in Fayette Legion action on Tuesday at Connell More...

Draws that help both teams may become more common in World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Fans hated the battle of back-passes that the Denmark-France World Cup match devolved into on Tuesday, and they likely will watch more teams collude when soccer’s showcase expands to 48 teams. More...

CBS Sports hires Uniontown native, Gene Steratore as NFL rules analyst

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS Sports has hired former referee Gene Steratore as a rules analyst for its NFL broadcasts.  Steratore retired this offseason after leading the officiating crew at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. More...

F.C. sued over prison conditions

Federal lawsuit alleges ‘cruel and inhumane’ living, including pest infestations and black mold

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Pennsylvania Law Project sued Fayette County and others on Tuesday in federal court in Pittsburgh over conditions at the more than 125-year-old county prison.  The two groups are representing four curr More...

CASB asked to consider monument to athletes

The Connellsville Area School Board tonight is expected not only to adopt a $76 million budget with no tax increase, it will also be considering whether to allow construction of a monument at Falcon Field at no cost to the district.  More...

Mt. Pleasant district holds line on taxes

A revised final 2018-19 budget with minimal impact to taxpayers was approved by the Mt. More...

Obituaries

Ethel M. Cooper

Mt. Pleasant

Ethel Maude Cooper, 97, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Woodcrest Senior Living.  Miss Cooper was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late John Franklin and Jerusha Christner Cooper.  More...

William E. Feniello

Connellsville

William E. “Billy” Feniello, 41, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 23, 2018.  He was born May 14, 1977, in Great Falls, Mont., a son of Robert D. Feniello and wife Gina of Connellsville and Karla S. More...

Linda S. Froble

Scottdale

Linda Sue Knipple Froble, 67, of Scottdale, died Saturday afternoon, June 23, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, in the presence of her loving family.  She was born July 2, 1950, in Scottdale, the daughter of the late and Wilbur G. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?” (Psalms 94:9 AKJV)  God knows. Would He be pleased with us?   More...

Nickel allergies are most common metal allergy in humans

Dear Doctor: What can you tell me about an allergy to nickel? I recently had skin testing after experiencing itchy skin, a rash and fluid-filled blisters that several doctors thought might be mosquito-related. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Tax reminders listed   More...

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