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Mt. Pleasant fire chief warns against scam

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North Fayette ponders buying Fairchance Water

The North Fayette Municipal Authority is still mulling over the possibility of acquiring the Fairchance water system.  More...

News

Whitsett Community Day held today

Saturday might be Whitsett Community Day, but it brings together more than just the Whitsett community.  “Everybody from all over comes,” Perry Township Supervisor Clarence Johnson said. More...

Police: Man intoxicated with juveniles in vehicle during N. Union crash

A Uniontown man was driving intoxicated with three minors in his vehicle before crashing last month in North Union Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Christopher Dillon McBryer, 23, was charged this week with driving under the influence, More...

New system offers seniors tips about scams

Seniors will have a new text alert system available to help avoid becoming a victim of a scam.  The state Attorney General’s office has set up the system through the Bureau of Consumer Protection, according to a news release from the agenc More...

Opinion

Wildlands Conservancy works to preserve Blue Mountain, we all win

(AP) – Perhaps you noticed the latest effort by the Wildlands Conservancy to preserve land along the Blue Mountain on the northern edge of Lehigh County and thought: “Well, tree huggers gotta hug. More...

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The Trump connection

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Sports

Rogers primed for big season

When Connellsville competed in and won the inaugural Fayette County Football Coaches Association seven-on-seven tournament earlier this summer at Laurel Highlands High School, senior Jalen Rogers was a big factor in the Falcons’ success.  More...

Steelers backup QBs all impress in preseason opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Landry Jones, Josh Dobbs and Mason Rudolph can do the math.  The Pittsburgh Steelers have four quarterbacks in training camp. They’ll carry three at most into the regular season.  More...

‘Deflategate’ sequel? Nope, NFL says just a defective ball

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No investigation or federal case needed this time. More...

Vanderbilt man sentenced, nabbed with help of DNA

A Vanderbilt man will serve up to 10 years in prison in connection with a robbery and assault at a Dunbar Township home in 2016.  Jason Scott Clark, 43, was sentenced this week to serve five to 10 years in state prison by Fayette County Judge Jo More...

Connellsville Twp. gets partial restitution

Connellsville Township will be receiving partial restitution of funds taken by the former township secretary.  The township supervisors voted to accept a pension forfeiture totaling $33,757 from Leah Brothers’s pension as partial restituti More...

Mennonite church plans open house for first responders

Scottdale Mennonite Church will have an open house for Scottdale and Everson’s first responders from 10 a.m. until noon Sunday at Scottdale’s central fire station on Pittsburgh Street.  More...

Obituaries

Edward A. Kalp

Latrobe

Edward Arnold “Arnie” Kalp, 84, of Latrobe, passed away Wednesday, Aug. More...

Judy Nardone

Connellsville

Judy (Swan) Nardone, 79, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Mary L. Paull

Grindstone

Mary Louise Paull, 89, of Grindstone, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.  She was born on March 23, 1929, in Morrell, a daughter of the late Andrew and Lila Hatter.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Got ants? There are two easy ways to get them out of your house. First, mix 1/4 cup of peppermint castile liquid soap with a quart of water. Spray the minty, soapy mixture at entry points throughout the house where you see ants. More...

Lifestyles

Weight lifting can boost mood and build self-confidence

Dear Doctor: I’m a 45-yearold woman and, ever since my divorce, I’ve struggled with depression. I tried yoga and meditation, and they’re fine. More...

Church News

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Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Aug. 13:  Connellsville  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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