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September 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale Fall Festival to kick off Sept. 21

The Scottdale Fall Festival will offer something for everyone.  The annual festival kicks off in Scottdale on Sept. 21 for three days of fall fun and food. More...

News

West Side Graphics holds ribbon cutting

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at 4:30 p.m. Friday for West Side Graphics, a newly opened business located at 310 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville. Shown (from left to right) are State Sen. More...

Car strikes utility pole in Connellsville

A car struck a utility pole at about 4 p.m. Friday along East Crawford Avenue near the East Apple Street intersection in Connellsville. More...

Under DeVos, full loan relief rare for for-profit students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students approved for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges, according to preliminary Education Department data obtained by The More...

Opinion

California takes steps to improve global warning

(AP) –– People who worry about climate change have been in a state of high anxiety about President Trump’s ignorance about the issue, his assault on Obama-era policies designed to do something about it and the growing evidence that More...

Political Cartoon

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The once-great war

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –– At the time –– though the world was weary of war –– no one thought the way the British army and its Arab allies swung into Syria would be forgotten.  More...

Sports

Warriors rough up Falcons, 57-3

With two losses to start the season, the Penn-Trafford football team knew the importance of getting off to a good start and getting in the win column in Friday’s home opener against Connellsville.  More...

Scotties topple Mikes

The Southmoreland football team picked up its second win of the season and first conference win of the year with a 36-8 triumph over host Carmichaels in a Section 3-AA game on Friday.  After falling behind by a touchdown in the first quarter, th More...

Highlanders outlast Commodores

Neither of the McGuffey football team’s opponents managed to score on the Highlanders in the past two weeks. More...

Light the Night for Recovery

Event to bring awareness to opioid addiction, options for those suffering

When Light the Night for Recovery was held last year, organizers thought of it as a one-time event, but the participants did not.  “We didn’t even plan to have a second, that came from the attendees who shouted ‘second annual,& More...

City man charged with making non-emergency calls to 911

A Connellsville man made several non-emergency calls to Fayette County 911, then later sent text messages that contained expletives to the agency, authorities said.  Mark Stewart Price, 29, of 111 Patton St. More...

Dunbar Township residents express road safety concerns

Dunbar Township residents have safety concerns for their roads, but any action is going to require some research.  During public comment at Thursday’s meeting, the residents said the worry is speed on Falls Avenue, especially in proximity More...

Obituaries

Erma H. Galasso

Connellsville

Erma H. Hardy Galasso, 90, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. More...

Florence M. Wells

Mt. Pleasant

Florence M. Kiliany Wells, 77, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully Thursday morning, Sept. 6, 2018, in the comfort of her home, surrounded with the love of her family.  She was born March 28, 1941, in Scottdale, the daughter of the late John J. More...

Daniel B. Miller

Scottdale

Daniel B. Miller, 67 of Scottdale, born June 2, 1951, passed away peacefully at Excela Latrobe Hospital on Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Did you know Mondays and Tuesdays are statistically the best days of the week to fill up on gas? On average, gas prices rise by Wednesday around the country as demand is gauged and prices are changed to reflect it. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

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Fay-West Calendar

Library events listed  Dunbar Community Library is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas shopping spree. The winning number will be determined by the Pa. Lottery’s evening Pick 3 on Nov. More...

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