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September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Scottdale’s fire tax is one step closer to implementation

Scottdale’s fire tax is one step closer to implementation after this week’s borough council meeting.  Council voted unanimously to advertise the proposed tax, which would put funding toward equipment the department needs up to update More...

News

Oliver man pleads to summary while other charges dismissed

Authorities this week dismissed the most serious charges filed against an Oliver man in connection with an alleged gunfight outside a Dunbar Township bar, according to court records and officials  Aesa Morgan, 23, then pleaded guilty on Tuesday More...

Calling teen vaping ‘epidemic,’ officials weigh banning flavor

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

City’s municipal authority still negotiating for property

The Connellsville Municipal Authority is continuing to negotiate with Fayette EMS for property on Arch Street for a new pump station.  More...

Opinion

It’s back to business for everyone but Pa. state lawmakers

(AP) –– September is back to business for school children and workers who have burned off their vacation time. Why isn’t it the case for state lawmakers?  More...

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Middle East wars fade in Washington fog

WASHINGTON –– Last week, while the specter of The New York Times’ “anonymous” editorial haunted the White House, and this week as we again mourned our losses 17 years ago on 9/11, I have been deep into watching the old d More...

Sports

Falcons looking to turn the page

Entering Week 3 of the high school football season, both Connellsville and Plum find themselves in a very similar situation.  More...

Steelers linebackers Watt and Dupree make a splash after flipping spots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On the surface, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offseason decision to flip outside linebackers Bud Dupree and T.J. Watt looked a little bit like grasping at straws.  More...

Tough day for local teams

Carsyn Rivardo and Mackenzie Leeder each scored a goal, but the Mt. More...

Somerset Trust Co. to host community event

Somerset Trust Co. announced it will be teaming up with the Daily Courier, Armstrong Cable and the Carnegie Free Library to host a community event.  More...

Applicants sought at job fair

Area businesses are looking for employees, but the number of applicants looking for jobs was down a bit Wednesday at the semi-annual Job Fair.  The event was sponsored by the Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville, Connellsville Area Community M More...

Obituaries

Albert R. Hoza

Mt. Pleasant

Albert R. Hoza, 94, of Mt. Pleasant (Bullskin Township), passed away at 9:28 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Richard P. Mondock Sr.

Mt. Pleasant

Richard P. Mondock Sr., 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Hempfield Manor.  He was born May 16, 1932, a son of the late John J. and Anna R. More...

Vera M. Keslar

Formerly of Melcroft

Vera Martin Keslar, 92, of Somerset, formerly of Ligonier and Melcroft, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

You may have noticed many of your favorite all-natural and organic food products are now using a label reading “glyphosate free,” and you might wonder: What does that mean? 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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