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July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman accused of kicking officer in face

A Connellsville woman kicked a city police officer in the face while she refused to get inside a patrol car after being arrested Tuesday night, authorities said.  Taia L. Stokes, 18, of 237 S. More...

News

Trump-Kim statement unfulfilled on return of American war dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who traveled to Pyongyang this month to press the North Koreans furthe More...

Gary Beach, who won a Tony in ‘The Producers,’ dies at 70

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks’ monster hit “The Producers” won him a Tony Award in 2001, has died, according to his agent, Steven Unger More...

Chesapeake’s first and only black mayor has died at 84

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Bill Ward, the first black mayor of Chesapeake, Virginia, who oversaw a period of major growth in the city, has died. He was 84.  The Virginian-Pilot reported that Ward died July 10. More...

Opinion

Good sports: More pro teams should consider lower food

(AP) –– The people who own, operate and play for professional sports teams owe their livelihoods to their fans. More...

Political Cartoon

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Trump’s true colors aren’t red, white and blue

WASHINGTON –– Monday in Helsinki, the emperor had no clothes –– and that, my friends, was quite a sight!  Really, there should have been no surprise at President Trump’s behavior in Helsinki. More...

Sports

Mill Run blanks Better Edge, 4-0

The Mill Run baseball team didn’t do anything flashy, but the Millers played a methodical, error-free baseball game, which allowed them to post a 4-0 victory over host Better Edge in Fayette County Baseball League action on Wednesday evening at More...

Pitt, other ACC teams hope for improved defensive play

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After three years of watching his team struggle to get stops, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi sees the potential for improvement coming with the return of plenty of defensive starters.  More...

NFL concussion payouts could jump by $400 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims.  More...

Former F.C. Commissioner Albert dies

Former Fayette County Commissioner Harry Albert passed away at home Wednesday.  According to Uniontown City Police, the department was asked to make a welfare check at Albert’s Uniontown home Wednesday afternoon, where the 72-year-old was More...

Police: Scottdale man says pants he was wearing containing heroin weren’t his

After Mt. Pleasant Police pulled two large bricks of suspected heroin out of a suspect’s pocket Tuesday, officers said the suspect told them the pants weren’t his.  Michael L. More...

Dawson man waives right to hearing in stabbing case

Authorities withdrew an attempted homicide charge against a Dawson man on Wednesday, and tacked on an intimidation of victim or witness offense.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret M. Bryner

Uniontown

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Clara M. Connors

Scottdale

Clara M. Skovira Connors, 92, of Scottdale, died Tuesday morning, July 17, 2018, in UPMC East, Monroeville, while in the caring presence of her family.  Clara was born Oct. More...

Gloria M. Shallenberger

Vanderbilt

Gloria Maxine Shallenberger, 85, of Vanderbilt, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Uniontown Hospital.  She was born March 16, 1933, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late George and Margaret (Welling) Mc- Laughlin.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

One of the healthiest and greenest swap-outs you can make for your family pets is to switch the type of bowl they eat and drink from. More...

Lifestyles

Consult with your doctor before deciding on elective surgery

Dear Doctor: I’m not one for cosmetic surgery nor have I ever had money for such things, but now that I’m 61, I have more than the usual saggy breasts that come with age. Is corrective surgery unwise at my age?  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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