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August 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

North Fayette Municipal Authority to bid on buying Fairchance Water

The North Fayette Municipal Authority Monday voted to place a bid for Fairchance Water.  The borough-operated water service has been purchasing water from North Fayette for more than two years, after the plant was struck by lightning and has gon More...

Man found under table arrested for drug dealing

A Connellsville man is being held at the Fayette County Prison following an arrest on drug charges.  More...

News

Southmoreland board approves agreements

Southmoreland School District’s board of directors approved an agreement with the Bellefaire Jewish Children’s Bureau education program – doing business as Monarch School – for the 2018-2019 school year, but it didn’t co More...

Scottdale to host annual Picnic in the Park Aug. 19

What started as an effort to put together a book of Scottdale’s history more than two decades ago has held fast as the borough’s annual Picnic in the Park.  This year’s picnic will be held from 2 p.m. until dark Sunday, Aug. More...

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s elaboration on his plan to engineer a buyout of the electric car maker could get the Silicon Valley maverick into legal trouble by revealing that the deal is far more uncertain than how he initia More...

Opinion

Marking the first anniversary of modern America’s darkest days

(AP) –– This weekend marked the first anniversary of one of modern America’s darkest days.  It was one year ago Sunday when racial hatred and extreme nationalism exploded into violence and bloodshed on the streets of historic C More...

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‘Mythical Mammals,’ wonders of real world

Have you seen the Nature Valley (the granola bar people) ad out of Canada? It has been making the social-media rounds lately, because it seems to capture something that is well within our power to fix. More...

Sports

MP girls soccer striving for playoffs

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Steelers’ undrafted Adeniyi draws comparison to Harrison

LATROBE (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Olasunkanmi Adeniyi is all too familiar with the comparisons to James Harrison.  Both undrafted free agents from the Mid-American Conference feature a similar, small, stocky-type build considered b More...

NFL will play three straight weeks at Wembley Stadium

LONDON (AP) — NFL games will be played at Wembley Stadium on three consecutive weekends for the first time because the new home being built for English Premier League club Tottenham won’t be ready.  More...

State grant will fund new business park in F.C.

State legislators and the Fayette County commissioners announced Monday that the Fayette County Revelopment Authority has been awarded a $500,000 state grant to create a new business park in North Union Township.  More...

Chamber looks for ways to keep young people in town

The Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce is looking toward the future.  The public-private partnership established by downtown businesses to ensure the future of the downtown commercial district wants to find a way to expand the borough’s ho More...

Obituaries

Jeffrey T. Baird

Uniontown

Jeffrey Thomas Baird, 52, of Uniontown, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at home.  He was born Aug. 22, 1965, in Uniontown, a son of Russell F. Baird and Anna Marie (Pollak) Baird.  More...

John R. Hartz

Connellsville

John R. “Bob” Hartz, 82, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.  Bob was born Feb. More...

Patricia M. Goodwin

South Connellsville

Patricia Marie “Patty” Goodwin, 57, of South Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in UPMC West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born Oct. 9, 1960, in Connellsville, a daughter of Thomas L. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you’re a tea drinker, you may want to think twice about exotic blends from around the world. If you think about it, tea grown in Asia has to travel a long way to get from the farm to your tea cup. More...

Lifestyles

Sleep medicines are meant only for short-term use

Dear Doctor: My doctor offered to prescribe sleeping pills because I’m under a lot of stress at work and am suffering from insomnia. I’m tempted, but the side effects scare me.  More...

Church News

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

Fay-West Calendar

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