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August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsville woman to serve up to 20 years in jail on murder charge

A Brownsville woman pleaded no contest this week to a third-degree murder charge and was sentenced to serve up to 20 years in prison.  Keli Marie Brumley, 21, was sentenced on Tuesday to serve 10 to 20 years in state prison by President Judge Jo More...

News

Reps. Dowling, Warner to host food drive challenge at Coal Bucket football game

State Rep. Matthew Dowling (R-51st) and state Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd) will be conducting a food drive challenge during this year’s Coal Bucket football game and encourage the community to participate.  More...

Paul Manafort guilty on eight charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. More...

Four Tops’ “Duke” Fakir recalls times with Aretha

DETROIT (AP) — Abdul “Duke” Fakir said he stopped going to funerals in recent years because he has lost so many close friends and he can’t take any more. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

An in-sink garbage disposal may seem like a convenience, but the reality is it’s an environmental waste and can cause damage to your home. More...

Lifestyles

‘Incredibles 2’ strobe light scenes prompt health advisories

Dear Doctor: How often do flashing lights cause seizures? Does it happen only in people with epilepsy? I ask because I recently saw a warning about flashing lights in the new “Incredibles 2” movie.  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...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Church abuse hotline takes more than 500 calls

More than 500 calls have been made to a hotline since a report on sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church was released last week, according to the state Attorney General’s office.  As of Wednesday, 544 calls had been made to the hotline, More...

Indian Creek Valley Trail Committee continues to seek funds to finish trail

When Bill Brisbane first saw the Indian Creek gorge, he couldn’t believe the area wasn’t being preserved as a park.  “My parents have owned a cabin up here since the 1950s. More...

Southmoreland offers new security training, technology for school year

Southmoreland students head back to school Monday, but class is already in session for the district’s staff.  In-service days started Tuesday, and safety is on the forefront of this year’s trainings with Stop the Bleed and continuing More...

Obituaries

Gene T. Cunningham

Scottdale

Gene T. Cunningham, 90, of Scottdale (East Huntingdon Township), passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Hot economy will only continue as long as good public policy does

The summer weather is almost as hot as the economy.  This month, the Commerce Department announced that economic growth in the second quarter was 4.1 percent. More...

Political Cartoon

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Catholic church’s problems extend beyond priest abuse

WASHINGTON –– Until last week, the predominant attitude of most of the American public about the problems of “predator priests” seemed to be that it was tragic, but limited in scope. More...

Sports

Falcons, Red Raiders ready for opener

The high school football season kicks off on Friday and there is plenty of anticipation leading up to the 83rd edition of the Coal Bucket Game, a long-standing rivalry between Fayette County rivals Connellsville and Uniontown.  More...

Connellsville golfers split tri-match

Chase Richardson shot a 44 as the Connellsville boys golf team kicked off the season with a split in a non-section tri-match with Penn Hills and Gateway at Murrysville Golf Club. More...

Meyer suspended three games

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State on Wednesday night suspended head football coach Urban Meyer three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport’s most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff More...

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