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July 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Refreshments served at museum opening

Scott Cornish’s daughter, Alyshia Stephens, (left) and his wife, Kim Cornish, were on hand to serve refreshments at the grand opening of his classic car museum. More...

Tracking bobcats: Researchers need help finding GPS collars

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a couple of weeks, collars on cats across the state will be falling off.  But it’s not some prank or devious experiment — it’s one of the largest studies of its kind on bobcats.  More...

US immigration, biofuel policies hit farmers hard

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved More...

Opinion

Kavanaugh’s nomination to U.S. Supreme Court comes at tense moment

(AP) –– Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to replace retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the Supreme Court comes at a tense moment. More...

Political Cartoon

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Kavanaugh threatens left’s right to cheat

The fact that the media responded to the nomination of a Supreme Court justice by obsessively covering Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Russia and NATO proves that Trump has checkmated them with Brett Kavanaugh.  More...

Sports

Fun at the Run

Local kids were a big part of last week’s Woodruff 5K. Above, Jackson Johnson (left) and Addison Lloyd show off the medals they received for winning the kids’ fun run. More...

County championships to showcase local talent

With the way that scholastic teams are aligned by the WPIAL, it’s a rare thing for Fayette County schools to square off against each other in athletic competition. More...

Bell’s double in 10th gives Pirates sweep of Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One late-inning rally wasn’t enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Trailing and down to their final out on two occasions, the Pirates managed a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that gave them the first five-game More...

Southmoreland continues to discuss budget, finances

While the Southmoreland School District’s 2018-19 budget was just finalized, much of the conversation at Thursday’s meeting was still centered around finances.  Concerns about next year’s budget led to talks of how to best hand More...

Three Mt. Pleasant Area grads recognized for art achievement

Westmoreland Cultural Trust recognized three Mt. More...

Obituaries

Melinda S. Castin

SCOTTDALE

Melinda S. Castin, 66, of Scottdale, passed away at 11 a.m. More...

Thomas E. Grindle

NORMALVILLE

Thomas Edward “Tom” Grindle, 71, of Normalville, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in the Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  More...

Marlene D. Brienza

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Marlene D. Brienza, 78, of Penn Hills, passed away peacefully at home with her two children by her side on July 13, 2018.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-2 Night: 2-0  Pick 3 Day: 4-4-6 Night: 4-6-4  Pick 4 Day: 1-6-3-1 Night: 8-9-3-5  Pick 5 Day: 5-2-8-9-4 Night: 7-3-9-1-9  Wild Day: 2 Night: 6   More...

Do Just One Thing

If you often play tennis, you know that once a tennis ball loses its bounce, it’s either ditch it or give it to the dog to play fetch with. More...

Lifestyles

ASK THE DOCTORS

Eliminating certain foods can lessen acid reflux severity

DEAR DOCTOR: What are the best medications for acid reflux? I’ve tried doxycycline and metronidazole (Flagyl), for H. pylori infections, which made me sick, as well as Prilosec and Pepto-Bismol.  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Donations accepted Connellsville Community Center Thrift Store, 201 E. Fairview Ave., is accepting donations of clothing, household items, and small appliances. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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