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June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek two in alleged robbery of pain pills, cash

A Dickerson Run man robbed a woman he knew of pain medicine, cash and other pills over the weekend, state police at Belle Vernon said.  An arrest warrant has been issued for Charles Willis Redman, 23, of 217 Main St., in connection with the robb More...

News

Rockin’ and Cruisin’ in Connellsville

In the left photo, four-year-old Emma Hough of Connellsville Township dances with her mother to the music of Scott Blasey at the Somerset Trust Car Cruise Tuesday. More...

Celebrities react to death of Jackson family patriarch

Reaction to the death of Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of musical Jackson family, who died Wednesday at age 89. ___ More...

U.S. hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — There is another opioid crisis happening in the U.S., and it has nothing to do with the overdose epidemic: Hospitals are frequently running out of widely used injected painkillers.  More...

Opinion

Trade policies force Harley-Davidson to move some production overseas

(AP) –– When it comes to misguided revenge, Sons of Anarchy has nothing on Donald Trump. The President’s own man-of-mayhem trade policies have forced Harley-Davidson to move some of its motorcycle production overseas. But Mr. More...

Public uproar forces Trump to halt separation of parents, children at U.S.-Mexico border

(AP) –– President Trump’s recent decision to abruptly reverse course and halt the separation of parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border is testament to the public uproar that has raged here and around the world, stirring inte More...

Targeting of journalist in Syria

WASHINGTON –– While newspapers across the nation struggle to find space for foreign news, a strange story involving the death of a famous war correspondent six years ago in Syria is playing out in the courts with far too little attention being paid t More...

Sports

Vikings give back to Mt. Pleasant

The Mt. Pleasant Food Pantry serves 250 families on the last Tuesday of each month at its distribution facility at the Mt. Pleasant Church of God.  More...

Mt. Pleasant 9-11s eliminate Dunbar

Ayden Fox pitched a complete game, striking out six batters, as the Mt. Pleasant Little League 9-11 All-Stars defeated Dunbar, 6-4, in an elimination-bracket game. Dylan Pitzer swatted a two-run double in the second inning and scored a run. More...

Penguins deal Sheary, Hunwick to Sabres in exchange for draft pick

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Suit seeks improvements, new F.C. prison

Fayette County needs to make more improvements to the nearly 130-year-old county prison, and construct a new facility as soon as possible, an attorney involved in a lawsuit filed against the county said on Wednesday.  More...

Man accused of threatening troopers

A Uniontown man threatened to harm state police who responded to a disturbance in a district judge’s holding cell, where troopers said they also found a loaded gun Wednesday morning, according to court papers.  More...

Stefano announces $1.2 million in gas well fees

State Rep. Pat Stefano (R-32nd District) announced this week that his district will benefit from more than $1.243 million in unconventional gas well fees generated during 2017. More...

Obituaries

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...

Ernest A. Shedlock Jr.

Formerly of Connellsville

Ernest A. Shedlock Jr., of West Newton, formerly of Connellsville, peacefully ended his earthly journey on June 25, 2018.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“In the multitude of my thoughts within me your comforts delight my soul.” (Psalms 94:19 AKJV)  The Lord can give us peace that the world cannot give.   More...

Cognitive dysfunction a concern for elderly post-op patients

Dear Doctor: My 81-yearold father is scheduled for a heart procedure, and I’m actually less worried about the surgery itself than the effects of the anesthesia. I’ve read that it can lead to memory loss in the elderly. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   Conn-Area Catholic School is awarding tuition scholarships provided by the Amerikohl Mining Corp.  Scholarships are now available to new and/ or transfer students entering kindergarten through sixth grade.  More...

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