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August 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant Library offers new crochet class

Brandi Warburton was six when she first learned to crochet from her grandmother. Now the 22 year old is passing on her hobby with a new program at the Mt. Pleasant Library.  More...

News

Crawford bridge restrictions to start Monday

There will be single-lane restrictions on the McCray Robb Bridge which carries Crawford Avenue over the Youghiogheny River in Connellsville starting Monday.  The restriction will be in place starting Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17 b More...

With only scant record, Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh elusive on abortion

Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court.  One was in a dissent in the case of a 17-year-old migrant seekin More...

Lady Gaga collaborator dies

MONTREAL (AP) — Rick Genest, a Quebec model known for his head-to-toe tattoos and participation in the Lady Gaga music video “Born This Way,” has died, his talent agency said.  More...

Opinion

No longer the weakest link

I have always been the type of person who holds with the idea that if I’m running, you should be. More...

Political Cartoon

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Men of stature and decency

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- The buses and bicyclists still linger at the Ocean Avenue wayside. More...

Sports

Gators look to make strides in 2018

The 2017 season was a hard one to endure for the Geibel boys soccer team. More...

Pirates infielder Kang has surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jung Ho Kang, who finished third in the NL Rookie of the Year voting in 2015 while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates, has undergone season ending surgery on his left wrist.  The team said the surgery was performed Friday More...

Culver Karate attends Dragon Challenge

Members of Culver Karate Club recently attended the Dragon Challenge Karate Championships in Pittsburgh. More...

Ex-chief Miller ordered to surrender data on cell phones

A federal judge on Friday ordered a former South Connellsville police chief to preserve all data kept on his cell phone and retain any backups he made.  U.S. Judge Arthur J. More...

4-H marks end of competition with fun

After a long week of competitions at the Fayette County Fair, 4-H members took some time to have some fun Thursday, gathering for the 4-H Olympics.  More than 180 children, including about 50 under the age of 8 who are Cloverbuds, participated i More...

Honey Queen visits Fayette County Fair

The Pennsylvania Honey Queen paid a visit to the Fayette County Fair and offered visitors a chance to make their own beeswax candle while gaining a bit of bee knowledge.  “If you get stung, don’t blame it on the honey bee,” sai More...

Obituaries

David K. Browell

Formerly of Vanderbilt

David K. Browell, 87, passed away peacefully Aug. 1, 2018, in Upper St. Clair, following a long illness.  Dave was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Vanderbilt. More...

Robert Benson

Mt. Pleasant

Robert Benson, 83, of Mt. Pleasant (Bullskin Township), passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in William Penn Care Center, Jeannette.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci   Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

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...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to beauty products like makeup, lipstick, brushes and sponges, it can be difficult to keep them clean and germ-free. One of the easiest ways to disinfect products without ruining them is to fill a misting bottle with isopropyl alcohol. More...

Lifestyles

Cannabinoids’ effect on glucose not yet understood

Dear Doctor: I have Type 1 diabetes and have used marijuana for years to control my blood sugar. I’ve seen my blood sugar drop 100 points in five minutes with marijuana, a lot faster than my Humalog insulin can manage. Why is that? More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   Conn-Area Catholic School is awarding tuition scholarships provided by the Amerikohl Mining Corp. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Aug. 6:  Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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