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August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bicyclist injured in Connellsville accident

A 53-year-old male bicyclist suffered head injuries and was taken to a Allegheny County hospital on Tuesday after he collided with a pickup truck on Memorial Boulevard, Connellsville police said.  More...

News

House numbers, 911 can help speed response to emergencies

In an emergency, every second counts.  Because of that, Mt. More...

Police, court news reported

Speedy Meedys burglarized   Someone burglarized the Speedy Meedys gasoline station in Bullskin Township last month, state police at Uniontown said.  The incident took place around 2 a.m. on July 10. More...

Uniontown Hospital honored for hepatitis B vaccine birth dose rate

The Family Beginnings Birthing Center at Uniontown Hospital has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you use your dryer for laundry, do these two things to cut down on energy costs. First, clean the lint filter after each use; a dirty filter will force the dryer to work harder, and it’s also a fire hazard.  More...

Lifestyles

FDA reminds consumers that sunscreen pills do not work

Dear Doctor: My husband and I are terrible at remembering to wear sunscreen. I don’t like how it feels, and he just plain forgets. I recently saw an ad for sunscreen pills. Could they be an option?  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Camp continues   C Glee at the Carnegie still welcomes “Mary Poppins, Jr.” performers to register this month. Camp “STEP IN TIME” will host its final session from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24.  More...

Mt. Pleasant officials hope to resolve flooding issues

Mt. Pleasant officials are hoping they’ve found relief for the borough’s flooding issues.  More...

Connellsville makes Knox Boxes mandatory

After considerable discussion Tuesday Connellsville City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance requiring commercial buildings with monitored fire alarms to have a Knox Box installed to give firefighters access.  The property owners will have More...

‘Cheeseburger in Paradise’ fundraiser slated

The Fountain Mills Event Center will be transformed into a tropical paradise for the Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Cheeseburger in Paradise this Saturday.  Doors and a cash bar open at 5 p.m. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Impact of Pa. Inheritance Tax on impoverished

The Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax is unknown to most state residents.  The shock to the family occurs when the second parent dies, and Pennsylvania wants 4.5 percent of the estate, including the house.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Forecasts of congressional midterms remain uncertain

WASHINGTON –– The game of predicting which party will win the midterm elections is a wilderness of numbers, with one set of statistics standing out above all the others.  Those numbers measure the president’s job approval-disap More...

Sports

Commodores ready for Class AA

For the third straight year, the Frazier volleyball team will enter a season with a strong lineup, ready to compete for a WPIAL championship.  But there is something different about this season. More...

Roethlisberger expects to ‘knock that rust off’ vs. Titans

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger believes his right arm feels as good as it has in years.  The same goes for the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s body, save for the occasional unwanted collision with a teammate.  More...

Koepka a lock for a player of the year honor

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) —  Brooks Koepka already can count on one award this year. He has clinched the pointsbased award from the PGA of America as player of the year. More...

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