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September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Elvis music has Geyer center ‘All Shook Up’

The music of Elvis Presley will fill the theater at The Geyer Performing Arts Center this weekend when Actors and Artists of Fayette County present “All Shook Up.”  The musical, inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley an More...

News

Police news reported

Man seriously injured   A Latrobe man suffered suspected serious injuries after a deer ran in front of his motorcycle on Saturday in Mt. More...

Portion of Bridge Street in Scottdale to be closed

A section of Bridge Street in Scottdale will be closed at the railroad crossing between South Broadway Street and Industrial Way starting Sept. 14.  More...

Taliban say founder of Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The founder of Afghanistan’s much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has died after years of ill health, a Taliban spokesman said Tuesday. Jalaluddin Haqqani was 71.  More...

Opinion

Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughts on nonviolence remain relevant today

(AP) –– Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughts on nonviolence remain relevant today.  King taught that social change can occur with courageous, nonviolent acts fueled by a sense of justice.  More...

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Too much secrecy keeps public in dark

National leaders of all stripes have complained for decades that Washington keeps too many secrets. More...

Sports

Falcons aiming high in 2018

After compiling the most successful season in the program’s history, the Connellsville boys soccer team is expecting to be a strong competitor in the WPIAL’s Class 4-A in 2018.  More...

FCCA champs

The Connellsville girls volleyball team won this year’s Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament on Saturday at Connellsville High School. More...

Steelers ready for RB Conner to carry load if Bell no-shows

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn’t know when Le’Veon Bell is going to show up for work.  Maybe it’ll be in time for the Pittsburgh Steelers All- Pro running back to be ready for Sunday’s season opener at Clevelan More...

Scottdale men charged with arson, burglary

Two Scottdale men have been charged by state police with arson and related charges in connection with an Aug. More...

Connellsville man files appeal in Reese-based case

A Connellsville man has filed an appeal in connection with a lawsuit that was dismissed last month against the city.  Anthony K. Keffer filed notice this week of his appeal to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  Last month, U.S. More...

City man accused of punching, robbing man

A Connellsville man punched another man in the face and took $400, state police at Uniontown said.  Jeremy Aaron Nicklow, 29, of 3102 W. More...

Obituaries

Angeline Z. Blackburn

Scottdale

Angeline Zaffina Blackburn, 91, of Scottdale (Kingview), passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Sept. 2, 2018, in the caring presence of her loving family.  Angie was born in Scottdale, Feb. More...

Mark A. Williams

Connellsville

Mark A. Williams Jr., 31, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday, Sept.1, 2018.  He was born May 27, 1987, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Mark A. Williams Sr. (Brenda) and Sharon Rega Stewart (Carl), both of Mt. Pleasant.  More...

Alice M. Lewandowski

Everson

Alice M. Lewandowski, 90, of Everson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at Jo Ella’s Personal Care Home, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born May 4, 1928, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late James and Mary (Pospisil) Beran.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Charcoal from the backyard grill can have a myriad of detoxifying uses around the house. When arranging flowers, a few briquettes in the bottom of the vase can help keep the water fresh and clean. More...

Lifestyles

Experiment furthers understanding of gut-mood connection

Dear Doctor: I switched jobs just over a year ago to an office big on birthday cakes, group lunches and sharing homemade treats. I’ve now managed to gain almost 20 pounds and have started feeling low. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Club meeting set   Highlands Hospital Club will begin its New Year meetings at 1:15 p.m. today in the cafeteria. New members are always welcome.  Pork dinner slated  More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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