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July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ruffsdale man sentenced for theft, police chase

A Ruffsdale man, who was charged with leading police on a chase and stealing from a woman in a personal care home, was sentenced recently to serve state prison time.  Anthony Sarsfield, 43, of 609 Hillcrest Lane, appeared before Fayette County J More...

News

C Harper Auto Group gives lucky student brand-new car

C Harper Auto Group and WISH 99.7 teamed up to give one hardworking and lucky area high school student a 2018 Ford Focus.  The inaugural year of the “Focus on Excellence” program concluded recently with an event to celebrate academic More...

Man seeks enforcement of 1905 water agreement

A Dunbar Township man is asking the North Fayette Municipal Authority to honor an agreement from 1905.  More...

Man held for trial on homicide

A Penn Hills man was held for trial on Wednesday on criminal homicide and other charges in connection with a May incident in Uniontown, according to court records.  Tyree “Brick” Smith, 22, of 328 Crescent Drive, appeared before Dist More...

Opinion

Stop using the world as your cigarette-butt can

(AP) –– We’re anti-smoking –– not anti-smokers –– because we think smoking harms health, and cancer doesn’t need any help in destroying lives.  But this editorial isn’t going to exhort you to More...

Political Cartoon

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Letter to the Editor

State Rep. Matt Dowling denies ties to Kezmarsky Funeral Home’s court issues

My political opponents are attempting to tie me to disgraced funeral director Stephen Kezmarsky and the court issues currently related to the Kezmarsky Funeral Home.  The following information is provided as factual evidence that their attempts More...

Sports

CAHS cross country teams primed for success

A sure sign that the fall sports season is just around the corner is the sight of runners pounding the pavement throughout the streets of Connellsville.  The dedicated athletes are busily preparing for the upcoming high school cross country sea More...

Steelers arrive in style as Bell waits to sign 1-year deal

LATROBE (AP) — The theatrics came from all the usual suspects.  So did the silence.  Antonio Brown, just weeks after wondering aloud why he receives so much attention, arrived in a helicopter with his family in tow not far from a Nike More...

Culver team shines at tournament

Culver Karate Club’s female team recently attended the Society of Martial Arts Women’s Championships in Pittsburgh. Maddie Blaney was awarded grand champion of the tournament. More...

Two men waive hearings in overdose death case

Two Connellsville men waived their rights to preliminary hearings on Wednesday on charges they supplied the stamp bags of heroin that led to a man’s death last month.  More...

Uniontown man accused of assaulting woman with brick

Authorities charged a Uniontown man on Wednesday with striking a woman in the face with a brick as she attempted to bring in a display from outside the Dollar General store in North Union Township in May.  A warrant was to be issued for the arre More...

Mt. Pleasant’s Main Street project moves ahead on borough’s schedule

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Obituaries

Joseph T. Fierschnaller

Connellsville

Joseph T. “Joe” Fierschnaller, 91, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Friday, June 22, 2018, at Brightview Assisted Living, Catonsville, Md., surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Doris L. Mitts

Mt. Pleasant

Doris Lorraine (Butler) Mitts, of Mt. More...

Ellen M. Fox

Ruffsdale

Ellen Marie (Hough) Fox, 90, of Ruffsdale, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at her residence.  Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Robert B. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

One of the easiest ways to save energy when using the oven is to defrost frozen food in the refrigerator. A thawedout meal like a frozen meatloaf will cook more quickly in the oven versus cooking it straight from the freezer. More...

Lifestyles

Diet, exercise and flexibility training can alleviate osteoarthritis pain

Dear Doctor: I just learned that the constant pain in my right knee, which I injured playing college basketball, is osteoarthritis. I’m only 33 and want to do everything I can to get better. Is it true that fish oil can help? More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held • The Pritts family reunion will be held Saturday, July 28, at the Indian Creek Valley Community Center upper picnic pavilion. Please bring a covered dish for a 1p.m. meal. Family and friends are invited. More...

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