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August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mount Pleasant, Southmoreland schools delay classes due to mold

According to the calendar, school started Monday, but a rainy summer had other plans for some students in the Mt. Pleasant Area and Southmoreland school districts.  Mt. Pleasant Area Junior-Senior High School delayed the first day until Sept. More...

News

Mt. Pleasant woman charged with aggravated assault

A Mt. Pleasant woman was charged with aggravated assault after police said she hit another woman with a glass beer bottle.  Tiara Lyn Stout, 30, also faces charges of simple assault and harassment.  More...

Police news reported

Teen charged   A 16-year-old Connellsville boy was charged with possession of a firearm by a minor and receiving stolen property in connection with an incident earlier this month, city police said.  The teen admitted having the firearm, whi More...

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused viewing

DETROIT (AP) — The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing on Tuesday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, including high-heeled pumps, proving, as one person put it, that s More...

Opinion

John McCain was true hero

(AP) –– There may never be another such as John S. Mc- Cain, 81, who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer. Which is another way of saying that the nation has too few heroes in its political class. More...

Political Cartoon

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A rare relationship without pretense

There are people in Washington who hate each other but who, for public consumption, pretend not to hate each other. What was almost refreshing about the relationship of Sen. John McCain and President Trump was that there was no such pretending.  More...

Sports

Falcons set lofty goals for 2018

The Connellsville volleyball team is coming off a 2017 campaign in which it qualified for the WPIAL playoffs. But this season, the goal is to do more than just make it to the postseason.  More...

Steelers poised to retain reign in rugged AFC North

BALTIMORE (AP) — As long as Mike Tomlin is standing on the Pittsburgh sideline, watching Ben Roethlisberger pass to Antonio Brown or give the ball to Le’Veon Bell, the Steelers will be favored to win the AFC North.  It makes no diffe More...

Frazier golfers win

Isabella Kudyba shot a 41 and Bryanna Bakos tallied a 44 as the Frazier golfers posted a 228-258 non-section win over Beth-Center on Tuesday at Linden Hall Golf Course. More...

Medical marijuana certification comes to Connellsville

(Editor’s note: This is the first story of a two-part series focusing on the legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.)   More...

Swindler sentenced to 57 months in prison

A New York man who was accused of swindling a Bullskin Township resident out of nearly $15,000 was sentenced this week in federal court to serve 57 months in prison and to pay more than $400,000 in restitution, U.S. More...

Obituaries

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...

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...

Charles H. Brocco

Hopwood

Charles H. Brocco, 65, of Hopwood, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his loving family.  Charlie was born in Connellsville on July 2, 1953, son of the late Charles H. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Your dog may love taking a ride in the car with you, but the American Humane Society says there are some rules to make sure they’re safe and sound. More...

Lifestyles

Kicking sugar addiction will lower your risk for dementia

Dear Doctor: I recently saw a TV show in which a physician said sweets cause dementia. Is this true? As a sweet-aholic, I hope not.  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Pre-K Counts spots open  More...

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