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August 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

W.C. Fair centers around farms, families and fun

This year’s Westmoreland County Fair is all about farms, families and fun, and those themes are especially true for cousins Olivia Aumer and Morgan Reese.  Aumer, 11, and Reese, 12, were side by side in the barn early Thursday getting thei More...

News

Mt. Pleasant Area School District updates security ahead of school year

Before Mt. More...

Rep. Dowling to host legislative family night at Storey Square in Uniontown

Rep. Matt Dowling (R-51st) will be hosting his second Legislative Family Night, which is open to all residents and their families.  “I encourage all residents to stop by Storey Square for this exciting event,” Dowling said.  More...

Touchstone, community make mosaic masterpiece in Uniontown’s Storey Square

After weeks of planning, Touchstone Center for Crafts will finally unveil its latest public art installation in Fayette County’s Storey Square.  The unveiling and dedication festivities were held at 5 p.m. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: ‘Papillon’ remake is handsome but slow prison drama

Danish director Michael Noer’s “Papillon “ remake, adapted from both Henri Charriere’s autobiography and the 1973 Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman film, is a sumptuous-looking but slow-moving prison drama that at times will ha More...

Paul Walker’s brothers open to ‘Fast’ franchise return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly five years after Paul Walker’s death, his brothers say they’re open to playing his character again in the “Fast and Furious” franchise.  Producers asked Caleb and Cody Walker to fill in for More...

Scott Blasey: Connellsville’s very own (and very humble) rock star

Being a fan of the band born out of Indiana University of PA, I have seen The Clarks many times over the past couple decades, and will continue to do so.  More...

Lifestyles

Mediterranean diet study’s flawed analysis warrants correction

Dear Doctor: For years now, I’ve been trying to eat more fruits and vegetables, less meat and a whole lot of olive oil and mixed nuts. Now I’m seeing that one of the studies supporting this has been retracted. 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. today.  More...

Man sentenced to intermediate punishment

A man was sentenced to serve time on intermediate punishment after he pleaded guilty this week to charges stemming from the shooting of another man in the buttock, according to Fayette County Court records.  Dwayne E. More...

Perryopolis woman charged with shooting, killing dog and cat

A Perryopolis woman has been charged with felony animal cruelty offenses after authorities said she shot and killed a dog and cat in July.  Ashley Renee Krajzel, 30, 146 Commodore Drive, Apt. 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

Church member outraged, sickened by priest sexual misconduct

As a Roman Catholic and a member of the Connellsville Churches of Our Lady of the Yough, I have been outraged, sickened and saddened by the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report of priest pedophilia and sexual misconduct within six of the Catholic dioceses More...

Individuals will decide future of Catholic faith

(AP) –– You may have seen this. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Commodores feature experience, depth

Several years ago, the Frazier golf team was in need of members to keep the program running.  Now, the Commodores boast a roster of 16 golfers and are coming off an 11-win season.  The program has trended upward recently, and this season, t More...

Mt. Pleasant boys golfers defeat Frazier

Sam Napper shot a 38, while Tim Pisula and James Queer each carded a 42, as the Mt. More...

Quiet rookie Washington fine letting his play do the talking

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ball came floating down and James Washington appeared out of position. The back of the end zone was behind him. Green Bay defensive back Demetri Goodson was in front of him. More...

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