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July 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant Township woman dies in Route 711 accident

A Mt. Pleasant Township woman died Friday when the car she was in collided headon with another vehicle on Route 711 in Donegal Township, authorities said. Gloria J. More...

News

Connellsville Twp. expects to end year in black

Even though Connellsville Township had a slight deficit at the end of the June, officials expect to end the year in the black.  As of June 30, $219,119 had been collected by the township, with expenses of $241,044.93, according to the treasurer& More...

Westmoreland County Fair will crown both Queen and King

The 2018 Westmoreland County Fair Queen will be crowned Aug. 17, but this year she won’t preside over the fair alone.  On Aug. More...

U.S. arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-yearold gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communicatio More...

Opinion

Young Democrat wants to unite party in Fayette County

I would like to talk about the state of the Democratic Party in Fayette County and how we can truly unite under one vision.  More...

Political Cartoon

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A message of hope

At the same time that she was caring for her newborn son, Kristen Hanson was caring for her husband, James Joseph, who would die shortly after Christmas of last year.  More...

Sports

Mill Run tops Mitch’s Bail Bonds, 10-4

With the regular season winding down in the FCBL, there is still playoff positioning on the line, particularly for Mill Run and Mitch’s Bail Bonds. More...

Dunbar 10-12s beat Armstrong, keep Section 2 title hopes alive

The Dunbar 10-12 Little League All-Stars remained in contention in the Section 2 Tournament thanks to a 7-2 victory over Armstrong in an elimination game on Monday at North Allegheny Little League.  More...

Le’Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach new contract

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell’s next season with the Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be his last.  The Pro Bowl running back and the defending AFC North champions failed to reach an agreement on a new contract by Mon More...

Ex-chief Miller sues borough, council members

South Connellsville’s former police chief has sued the borough and four council members over his termination earlier this year, accusing them of conspiring and wrongfully ending his time in charge of the police force. More...

Police: Man had pain med in system during accident

A Johnstown man was driving with pain medicine in his system and was speeding when his pickup truck collided with another vehicle on Memorial Boulevard in March, causing serious injuries, Connellsville police said. More...

Redevelopment authority awards contracts

The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority Monday took action on several projects expected to start in the near future.  More...

Obituaries

Marlene D. Brienza

Formerly of Connellsville

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

Mary L. Miller

Indian Head

Mary L. Swisher Miller, 85, of Indian Head, passed away peacefully Friday, July 13, 2018, at the home of her son Ethan, where she was residing.  She was born Sept. More...

Thomas E. Grindle

Normalville

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

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Cannabinoids have become subject of extensive scientific inquiry

Dear Doctor: How are medical marijuana and CBD oil different from each other? Some states don’t allow sale of the former but do allow the latter. 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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