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July 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale Public Library looks to name top books with Great Scottdale Read

PBS might be looking for America’s most loved book from a pool of 100 with the Great American Read, but the Scottdale Public Library wants to find the most loved book in the area.  More...

News

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.  More...

U.S. to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a public outcry, the Trump administration said Thursday it will meet court-ordered deadlines for reuniting families separated at the border, even as the politics of immigration remained at a boil.  More...

Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving closer to deciding his next Supreme Court nominee amid intense jockeying from various factions seeking to influence his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.  More...

Opinion

A nation of many, represented by few

Assuming that the White House errs on the side of sanity, Democrats may be unable to prevent President Trump’s Supreme Court pick from being confirmed. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Donald Trump’s mainstream immigration policy

Perhaps no Trump policy has provoked more emotional reaction than the practice of separating illegal border crossers from the children they brought with them to the United States. More...

Sports

Kulwicki to play football at Thaddeus Stevens

For James Kulwicki, football has been a big part of his life for a long time. More...

Sports Notices

RUNNING  Woodruff 5K   More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Friday, July 6 Baseball   Fayette Legion, Connellsville at Colonial, 6 p.m.  Westmoreland Legion, Mt. Pleasant at Unity, 6 p.m.  Little League 10-12 All- Stars, elimination game at Mt. Pleasant Little League, 7 p.m.   More...

Connellsville Canteen to host coal mine discussion

The Connellsville Canteen will play host to another discussion on Henry Clay Frick’s early coal mines, the growth of the new industry and the strikes that defined it on at 3 p.m. July 21.  More...

Man accused of stabbing daughter’s boyfriend

A Perryopolis man has a preliminary hearing set for next week on allegations he stabbed his daughter’s boyfriend.  Mark Manack, 57, of 10 Washington Mills, is tentatively scheduled to appear for his hearing on Thursday on aggravated assaul More...

Obituaries

Betty R. Chambers

Formerly of Connellsville

Betty R. More...

Alonzo Kalp Jr.

Champion

Alonzo Kalp Jr. (Lon), 93, of Champion, passed on to eternal life on Tuesday morning, July 3, 2018, reuniting with his beloved wife, Maxine (Sept. 24, 2016) and son, Jerry Wayne (April 27, 2015) in the presence of his loving daughters.  More...

Preston A. Evans Jr.

Scottdale

Preston Andrew Evans Jr., 70, of Scottdale, died peacefully Monday afternoon, July 2, 2018, in Select Specialty Care Hospital, Latrobe, in the presence of his loving family.  He was born March 9, 1948, in Connellsville, the son of the late Prest More...

Arts and Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ sequel brings female characters to the forefront

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Ant-Man” sequel may be about tiny superheroes, but the film is making a big statement about female empowerment by featuring Evangeline Lilly’s The Wasp not only in the title, but giving her a larger sta More...

Review: “Ascension” absolutely soars

“Ascension” by A Flock of Seagulls, with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra  By Mike Tressler, The Daily Courier  “Man Made machines, to control the days. More...

Wave of pro-Trump books coming

NEW YORK (AP) — In a year dominated by such anti Trump best-sellers as “Fire and Fury” and “A Higher Loyalty,” a conservative counter-wave is growing.  More...

Lifestyles

Antibody tests can help solidify the diagnosis of IBS

Dear Doctor: How accurate is the blood test for irritable bowel syndrome? My gastroenterologist says that one exists but that he doesn’t feel it has been proved effective.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held   More...

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