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August 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City man goes to prison for strangulation

A Connellsville man was charged with strangulation and other offenses in connection with an incident earlier this month.  Alan McCutcheon Jr., 25, was jailed in lieu of posting $25,000 bond, according to court records.  More...

News

Police news reported

Accident occurs   One person was taken to Highlands Hospital in Connellsville after an accident Monday involving a car and truck in the city, according to Fayette County 911.  The accident took place around 6 a.m. More...

Under pressure, Trump re-lowers White House flag for McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday ordered American flags at U.S. buildings lowered to half-staff for Sen. John McCain until his burial on Sunday. More...

U.S., Mexico set to replace NAFTA with new deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement — a move that raised legal questions and threatened to disrupt the operations of More...

Opinion

U.S. newspapers remain committed to freedom of the press

(AP) –– These are tough times for journalism in America.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Hope for the church in the wake of horror

“I intended to be anything but Catholic,” Dawn Eden Goldstein remembers. She grew up in a Reform Jewish household but “fell into agnosticism” in her late teens, later becoming a rock-music historian in New York City. More...

Sports

Gator golfers looking to grow in 2018

The 2018 season likely won’t be one filled with a bunch of wins for the Geibel golf team. However, the Gators may look back on this season as the start of something great for the program and the school.  More...

Mt. Pleasant girls substitute enthusiasm for experience

The Mt. Pleasant girls golf team isn’t loaded with experience this year, but the Vikings are hoping to make up for that with their good attitudes and willingness to learn.  More...

Raiders deal WR Ryan Switzer to Steelers

ALAMEDA, Calif. More...

Mount Pleasant Twp. supervisors announce road project completion

Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors recently announced the completion of the paving and tar chipping project in the township and approved a motion to pay $125,000 for paving and $50,000 for tar chipping. More...

Margaritaville in Scottdale

Kiwi, the mascot, had a fun evening and visited with guests such as Sibby Lonigro of Scottdale at the annual Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce fundraising event titled “Cheeseburger in Paradis More...

Final plan for Jacobs Creek Park heads to F.C. commissioners

A final plan for Jacobs Creek Park is heading to the Fayette County commissioners.  At the most recent meeting regarding plans for the park, approximately 45 people came to express their wants as well as their excitement, Jacobs Creek Watershed More...

Obituaries

Mildred Barricklow

South Connellsville

Mildred “Maxine” Barricklow, 89, of South Connellsville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Uniontown Hospital.  She was born May 10, 1929, in Trotter, a daughter of the late Russell and Lulu (De- Poy) Louden.  More...

Camilla J. Crosby

Mt. Pleasant

Camilla J. Graft Crosby, 57, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, surrounded in love, with her family at her side.  She was born Nov. More...

Minnie L. Peck

Normalville

Minnie L. Pritts Peck, 79, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in the Upton Country Care Home.  She was born April 29, 1939, in Trent, Somerset County, a daughter of the late Frank B. and Sarah E. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Clothing and household items are commonly accepted at charity stores like Goodwill, but these organizations will also happily accept items that they need to run the shop. More...

Lifestyles

Readers offer feedback about recent ‘Ask the Doctor’ columns

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome to late summer! Please indulge us as we remind you (yes, again) to wear sunscreen, use bug sprays, watch for ticks and stay hydrated. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pre-K Counts spots open  Our Buddy’s Place Childcare, 1007 Kingview Road, Scottdale, has been awarded a Pre-K Counts classroom for fall 2018. Openings are available for children ages 3 and 4. More...

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