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September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant students return to class

Students are back in class at Mt. More...

News

Mother to be sentenced in child’s death in November

A Uniontown woman is scheduled to be sentenced in November in connection with the death of her 23-month-old daughter.  Andrea Elise Dusha, 29, who pleaded no contest last week to third-degree murder and other charges, is scheduled to be sentence More...

Mt. Pleasant council looking to start budget process early

In Mt. Pleasant Borough, a one-mill tax increase brings in an estimated $32,500. More...

Canada’s strong-willed foreign minister leads trade negotiations with U.S.

TORONTO (AP) — She is many things that would seem to irritate President Donald Trump: a liberal Canadian former journalist.  That makes Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland an unusual choice to lead Canada’s negotiations over a new fre More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

School property taxes should be eliminated

Dear Editor,  By now property owners have received tax bills for the purpose of funding public education. Owning property has become a costly proposition but why?  More...

Political Cartoon

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Climate is new driver of global conflict

WASHINGTON –– When I first went overseas as a foreign correspondent in the 1960s, the style of foreign coverage fit the stories of the time. More...

Sports

Falcons look to bounce back against PT

You wouldn’t think that there would be a ton of positive aspects to come out of a 57-14 loss, but for the Connellsville football team, last week’s setback against host McKeesport wasn’t nearly as dreadful as the final score might in More...

Falcons blank Wildcats

Madison Shoemaker, Neveah Hamborsky and Shelby Basinger each scored a goal as the Connellsville girls soccer team opened action in Section 3-AAAA with a 3-0 victory over host Latrobe on Wednesday evening. More...

Steelers losing patience with Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell’s teammates spent the offseason and all of training camp brushing off his absence, confident in their belief that the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro running back would eventually let the business side of More...

CASD hires new superintendent

The new superintendent for the Connellsville Area School District will be sworn in this morning at the Fayette County Courthouse but Wednesday is his official hire date.  Joseph Bradley of Johnstown was hired without dissent, with a 7-0 vote dur More...

Perryopolis files response to officer-shooting lawsuit

Perryopolis police are accustomed to dealing with the public and are trained properly in the use of force, the borough states in responding to a lawsuit stemming from a fatal officer-involved shooting last year.  In the response, filed this week More...

Police: City man threatens to shoot up Uniontown Hospital

A Connellsville man threatened to commit a mass shooting at Uniontown Hospital, according to court papers.  Brian Edward Swank, 46, of East Fairview Avenue, claimed to have weapons to carry out the threat and said he would return with a bomb.&nb More...

Obituaries

V. Arlene Brown

Acme

V. Arlene Keller Brown, 78, of Acme, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Excela Heath Latrobe Hospital while surrounded and comforted by her loving family.  She was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Acme, a daughter of the late Russell K. More...

Maryrose Kozel Uszko

Formerly of Everson

Maryrose Kozel Uszko of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Everson, passed away on Aug. 15, 2018.  She was born in April 3, 1926, in Bitner, to the late Charles J. and Mary H. Wisniewski Kozel.  She was the wife of the late Richard Uszko.  More...

Timothy Osler

Connellsville

Timothy Osler, 59, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in the AHN Forbes Hospital, Monroeville.  He was born Dec. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

It’s believed that up to 20 percent of the 45 million people who wear disposable contact lenses flush them down the toilet. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Rummage buildings open  The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday through October. 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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