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June 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek man charged with assaulting woman

Authorities were continuing to search Friday for a Uniontown man who was charged a week ago with assaulting a Lemont Furnace woman and taking her vehicle.  Anthony Marquette Hunter, 28, 11 Wilson Ave., is charged with burglary, unlawful restrain More...

News

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Kids have fun at Mt. Pleasant parade

In the top left photo, Nora Skovira, 2, and Brody Skovira, 4, wave at the fire trucks in the Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department’s Street Fair Parade earlier this week. More...

Police news reported

Woman charged   A Connellsville woman was charged with harassment after city police said she struck another woman.  Gina Friguglietti, 29, and the woman were arguing on June 21 in the Gibson Terrace Public Housing Complex, police said.  More...

Opinion

State has failed to preserve clean water

(AP) –– Among states, Pennsylvania stands nearly alone in making an explicit promise to its citizens that the Commonwealth will protect their access to clean air and clean water, and guarantee “the preservation of natural, scenic, h More...

When we worked together for just cause

CINCINNATI, Ohio –– Lest we forget: The American Revolution was fought in the cause of freedom, but the battle for freedom did not end at Yorktown. More...

Congress needs to appoint family reunification czar

(AP) –– Every day that Lidia Souza spends away from her 9-year-old son, Diogo, is time that was brazenly and unjustly stolen by the US government. It’s been nearly a month.  More...

Sports

Connellsville slides by Smithfield, 7-3

The Connellsville Legion baseball team saved up all of its offense for one big inning on Friday at Smithfield, it was enough to earn the visitors another victory in Fayette Legion action.  Connellsville (11-2) piled up seven hits, took advantage More...

Kelly takes lead at U.S. Senior Open

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Maybe the best way to deal with the greens at the Broadmoor is to not putt on them at all.  Jerry Kelly got the message, and now he’s in the lead at the U.S. Senior Open.  More...

Elliott back at Chicagoland after strong Sonoma showing

JOILET, Ill. (AP) — Chase Elliott arrived at Chicagoland Speedway with a blister on his hand and a certain level of satisfaction. More...

Southmoreland approves budget with tax hike, cuts

After much discussion and a few meetings in front of a packed house, the Southmoreland School District has a budget for the 2018-19 school year.  The spending plan includes a tax hike and a number of cuts, but some cuts that were originally prop More...

Connellsville tax office sees changes

Changes are taking place in the Connellsville tax office.  On Thursday, council accepted the resignation of Joyce Shaffer who had served as the head tax clerk since June 1, 2016 and who had worked for the city since October 2014. More...

Obituaries

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...

Barbara H. George

Connellsville

Barbara Hitchcock George, 84, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 28, 2018, in the Donnell House, Washington, Pa.  She was born April 28, 1934, in Montclair, N.J., a daughter of the late Richard and Helen Brewster Hitchcock.& More...

Elizabeth A. Davies

Charleroi

Elizabeth A. (Suter) Davies of Charleroi, passed away into Heaven on Thursday, June 28, 2018, from complications of frontotemporal dementia. She was born in Keyser, W.Va., on June 16, 1940, to the late Robert L. (Eileen) Suter and Dorothy G. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.” (Psalms 95:6 AKJV)  Take time to worship the Lord. He is God and God alone.   More...

Dentures don’t need to be an impediment to a balanced diet

Dear Doctor: I know I need to eat more vegetables, but because I have dentures, I can’t chew them well enough to swallow easily. I have particular problems with celery, lettuce, oranges and tomato skins.  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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