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August 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing continued in ‘gunfight’ case

An Oliver man’s preliminary hearing was delayed to a later date in connection with a “gunfight” outside a Dunbar Township bar.  More...

News

Senate votes to release transcript

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is giving the FBI access to a transcript of a Senate Intelligence Committee interview with Maria Butina, a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent.  More...

Mt. Pleasant continues to deal with water issues

Storm water continues to be an issue in Mt. Pleasant Borough, but officials are hoping the Department of Environmental Protection could offer some help.  More...

Police news reported

City police take part in program   Connellsville police will join state police and more than 235 municipal agencies in the aggressive driving enforcement program this month.  The aim of the program is to reduce the number of aggressive driv More...

Opinion

Highway crews deserve better protection

(AP) –– Typical of Pennsylvania state lawmakers’ lack of urgency on many –– if not most –– issues, both houses of the Legislature scurried from the state Capitol for their summer recess without completing wor More...

Downloadable gun access courts disaster

(AP) –– Even though Pennsylvania officials fought off a company that distributes plans for downloading 3D-manufactured guns, thousands of people already have the capability.  More...

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Sports

Bruschi excited to rejoin Falcons

When high school sports practices open up later this month, the Connellsville girls volleyball team will be one of a handful of teams that will be under the direction of a new coach. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

BASEBALL  Game rained out  For the second straight day, Game 3 of the Fayette County Baseball League Championship Series between Mill Run and Carmichaels was rained out. The game has been rescheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. More...

Safety Morgan Burnett finds new excitement with Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Morgan Burnett has a newfound enthusiasm entering his ninth season.  More...

Police: Suspect shoots himself in trailer

A man wanted on warrants from incidents in Fayette County shot himself after he refused to surrender when surrounded by police in a trailer park in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County, a state police spokesman said.  Trooper Robert Broadwate More...

North Union company receives permit for medical marijuana grower/processor

PennAlt Organics Inc., the operator of a proposed North Union Township site, is among 13 entities that were issued grower/processor permits for Phase II of the state’s Medical Marijuana Program.  Gov. More...

Obituaries

Irene M. Napoleon

Mt. Pleasant

Irene M. Napoleon, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. 1, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Suzanne S. Wehner

Acme

Suzanne Shoup Wehner, 79, a resident of Acme, Bullskin Township for 14 years, and formerly of Aurora, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 29, 2018.  She was born Sept. More...

Patricia B. Porterfield

Normalville

Patricia B. “Preasie” Porterfield, 92, of Normalville, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in the Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Marianna, a daughter of the late Mildred Nickles Heinbaugh.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Judt One Thing

Did you know you can recycle your empty toilet paper and paper-towel tubes, along with your other cardboard? You can also use the shorter tubes to help keep your cables and cords organized in your drawer or when you travel.  More...

Lifestyles

SPF scale indicates length of time you can spend in the sun

Dear Doctor: I always reach for the highest SPF when I’m buying sunscreen, especially for the kids. But my mom says what matters most is the type of UV rays the sunscreen is blocking. Why is that? What does SPF actually measure?  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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