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News

Fire damages S. Connellsville store

A fire Thursday morning caused extensive damage inside of Marky Finner’s Supermart on South Pittsburgh Street in South Connellsville, borough Assistant Chief Terry Grubbs said.  A fire marshal was asked to investigation, which Grubbs descr More...

Greensburg Diocese plans to have listening sessions this fall

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Greensburg plans to hold a series of listening sessions this fall to give people a chance to interact with him and ask questions, according to a news release.  More...

Wellness on Yough set for Saturday

Wellness on the Yough is celebrating its second year this Saturday.  It is sponsored by the Connellsville Parks and Recreation Board.  Calli Tony and Emily Richter organized the natural living festival for the first time last year and Tony More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Mahoney sets records straight

Recently, yet another member of the Republican State Committee took up the task of doing the dirty campaign work on behalf of my opponent by misconstruing my words and record.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

McCain’s example hasn’t been completely lost on Americans

Contemplating the heroic life of Sen. John McCain, it was easy to think of him as the last true Republican –– a politician who thought it his duty to elevate country over party. More...

Sports

Falcons excited for new season

With nine wins and a trip to the WPIAL playoffs in 2017, the Connellsville girls soccer team took a big step in the development of the program last season. More...

SHS boys soccer making changes

A new coach means changes, and that’s certainly true for the Southmoreland boys soccer team, despite the familiar face on the sidelines.  Jeremy Niemiec, an assistant coach last season under former head coach Chris Hixson and a former Scot More...

MP girls golfers nip SHS

Elizabeth Snyder shot a 55 to lead the Mt. Pleasant girls golf team (1-2, 1-2) to a 238- 242 victory over Southmoreland at Norvelt Golf Club on Thursday. Sylvia Dawson carded a 58, and Juliann Kalp had a 61. Sarah Anthony shot a 64.  More...

Woman pleads guilty to murder charge

A Uniontown woman pleaded guilty to a third-degree murder charge on Thursday and agreed to testify, as part of her plea agreement, against her boyfriend in a possible death penalty case stemming from the death of their daughter.  More...

Dems ask Commissioner Zimmerlink to step aside on election issues

The chairman of the Fayette County Democratic Party has asked Commissioner Angela Zimmerlink to recuse herself from hearing two challenges as part of the county board of elections. More...

City man recognized for helping officer

Leon Shal Jr. More...

Obituaries

Ralph E. Baumann

Mt. Pleasant

Ralph E. Baumann, 91, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at the Nature Park Commons, Greensburg.  A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Saloom-Rega Funeral Service, 730 W. 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...

Marjory A. Conn

Connellsville

Marjory Ann (Medsger) Conn, 74, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in the Marquis Gardens, Uniontown.  Mrs. Conn was born Aug. 17, 1944, in Connellsville, the daughter of the late J. Lewis and Anna Bitner Medsger.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

A so-so haunted house drama in ‘The Little Stranger’

A decaying and haunted manor in the post-World War II English countryside, a grieving family on the verge of madness and class divisions make “The Little Stranger “ a darkly intriguing specimen. More...

John Krasinski tackles terror, career shift in ‘Jack Ryan’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Krasinski comes across in conversation as a disarming match to his screen image, the sort of easy-going, decent guy he played on TV’s “The Office” and in the romantic comedy “Away We Go.”&nb More...

Computer-screen thriller ‘Searching’ transcends its gimmick

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If “Searching,” a mystery about a father looking for his missing teenage daughter told only with smartphone and computer screens, sounds like a gimmick, don’t worry, you’re in good company. More...

Lifestyles

‘Ask the Doctors’ columnist bids final farewell to readers

Dear Readers, this will be my 250th column over the past two years. Writing for you has been a great opportunity, and I thank all of you for the questions you have given me. 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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