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August 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Classes back in session at Southmoreland

Classes are back in session today at Southmoreland High School after closing Tuesday and Wednesday due to mold.  Air quality test results were posted to the district’s website Wednesday afternoon.  More...

News

Bridge construction postponed in Connellsville Township, city

Construction for the Pittsburgh Street Extension bridge, spanning Mounts Creek in Connellsville Township and the city of Connellsville, has been postponed. It was previously scheduled to begin during the week of Sept. 3.  More...

FBI: No evidence Clinton server hacked despite Trump tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday that it has no evidence Hillary Clinton’s private email server was compromised even though President Donald Trump tweeted a news report that alleged the Chinese had hacked it.  More...

Google Maps mistakenly shows ‘McCain Senate Office Building’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google Maps wasn’t waiting for the Senate.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you use a pitcher with a water filter inside (like a Brita-style model), it can feel wasteful when you replace the filter every month for a new one. More...

Lifestyles

Study offers strong argument for benefits of fecal transplants

Dear Doctor: I just read that some parts of the medical community may finally be taking the idea of fecal transplants seriously. What are the latest advances? And what’s taking so long?  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...

Marijuana dispensary to open in Uniontown

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

Sentencing delayed in fatal 2013 crash in Dunbar Township

A Fayette County judge approved a delay Wednesday in the sentencing of a Dunbar man in connection with a fatal 2013 crash. More...

Stone & Co. wants to stop unsolicited faxes

A Connellsville-based company wants a federal judge to order an Oklahoma firm and a California group to stop sending unsolicited faxes.  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...

Harry E. Lizza

Dunbar

Harry Edward Lizza, 91, of Dunbar, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Amber House, Mt. More...

Opinion

John McCain has enduring legacy

(AP) –– All that’s been said about U.S. Sen. John McCain since his death on Saturday should cause Americans to reflect deeply and in an open-minded way on the great service to this country that was the hallmark of his life.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Stark contrast between patriot, poser

WASHINGTON –– I was deep into preparing a column about Labor Day, our great end-of-summer celebration of the valiant toil of our working men and women, delving into its founding as far back as 1885 to commemorate those who, as one union b More...

Sports

Falcons looking to build off victory

With a Coal Bucket victory over Fayette County rival Uniontown now in the books, the Connellsville football team has turned its attention to its next challenge. More...

Mt. Pleasant tennis team tops West Mifflin

Mary Smithnosky and Ashley Marne won at first and third singles respectively as the Mt. More...

Steelers hoping Killer Bs strike before time runs out

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t talk like someone eyeing the finish line.  If anything, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is doing what he can to push it further into the distance.  More...

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