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August 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Perryopolis residents seek answers to water issues

Residents in the area of Constitution and Adams streets in Perryopolis Borough are looking for answers to their ongoing water issues.  During a council meeting Wednesday evening, Councilman Frank Masney said the borough is waiting for a final en More...

News

New U.S. sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time.  More...

U.S. budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government racked up a $76.9 billion deficit in July, with increased government spending and tax cuts keeping the country on track to record its biggest annual deficit in six years.  More...

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prizewinning author, dies at 85

LONDON (AP) — V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing in such novels as “A Bend in the River” and “A House for Mr. More...

Opinion

Getting a first opinion

It seems every week I get another letter from my hospital saying that one of my doctors has resigned, and that I can choose from the following list of health care providers. The list seems to shrink each time around. There’s one M.D. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sarah Jeong better drive carefully

If you’re worried about the social media monopolies censoring speech, just be happy they can’t put you in prison.  Federal prosecutors are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville, Virginia, “Unite the Right& More...

Sports

Lucia competes at all-American tournament

Madison Lucia almost certainly isn’t the only local youngster to visit Florida this summer, but unlike many others, she wasn’t there solely to enjoy the sun and sand.  Instead, the Scottdale girl made the trip to compete at the Unite More...

SPORTS NOTICES

FOOTBALL  CAHS tickets  Connellsville football reserved season tickets will be on sale at the Connellsville Stadium ticket booth from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 14, 16, 21 and 23. Season tickets are $25 per seat.  OUTDOORS  More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Monday, Aug. 13 No games scheduled ----- Tuesday, Aug. 14 No games scheduled ----- Wednesday, Aug. 15 No games scheduled   More...

Mt. Pleasant still looking for answers to flooding

Mt. Pleasant officials are trying to get to the sources of flooding issues in the borough.  Borough Manager Jeff Landy said during a recent borough council meeting that officials had gone to the area of Greenwood Apartments near the Mt. More...

Coffman named drum major for Southmoreland marching band

Senior Dakota Coffman will lead the Southmoreland High School Marching Band during the 2018 football season as drum major.  He said it was something that has been a dream of his since his freshman year. More...

Westmoreland Fair Association eyes updates at fairgrounds

Before there were barns and buildings at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds, there were essentially circus tents.  Now, decades later, those buildings and barns need an update, and the Westmoreland Fair Association is looking for help.  More...

Obituaries

Barbara A. Ellicott

CONNELLSVILLE

Barbara A. Ellicott, 76, of Connellsville, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018. Barb lost her fight for life, and joins her parents Thomas and Ethel Ellicott, and her sister Edna Carter in Heaven. More...

Robert Hartz

CONNELLSVILLE

Robert Hartz, 82, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home 123 S. 1st St. More...

Elwood G. Mardis

MT. PLEASANT

Elwood G. “Woody” Mardis, 79, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  He was born Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

Today is Monday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2018. In 1521, Spanish conqueror Hernando Cortes captured the capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan (later Mexico City), after a three-month siege. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Going gluten-free brings relief to those with celiac disease

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My 40-year-old grandson has just been diagnosed with celiac disease after months of feeling poorly and being underweight. What’s next? Where can he go for guidance and what should he do? I want to help, but don’t know where to start. More...

Church News

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Fay-West Calendar

Registrations/orientations set  More...

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