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September 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Perryopolis firefighters will receive tax credit

Perryopolis firefighters will have the same opportunity for a tax credit as their peers in Perry Township after council unanimously voted Wednesday to pass an ordinance in line with Act 172 of 2016.  More...

News

Ag-ucation tells how food gets to the table

Fayette County officials hope that through AG-ucation Day non-farmers will learn more about farming and how food gets to the table.  The event, set for 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. More...

Broadway, West End star Marin Mazzie dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances in “Ragtime,” ‘‘Passion” and “Kiss Me, Kate,” has died following a three-year More...

Calif. gunman kills 5, himself

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman in Southern California fatally shot his ex-wife and a man at a trucking company before chasing after another man, killing him, and then driving to a home where he shot dead a father and daughter in a nearly 40-minute More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: In ‘A Simple Favor,’ a vlogging mom with secrets

Paul Feig’s “A Simple Favor” is a suburban noir about two mothers with grade-school kids that veers into “Gone Girl” territory before turning more sinister still, and heading for the darker realm of “Diabolique.&rd More...

A confident Elton John kicks off farewell tour with flair

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After 90 minutes of nonstop singing and piano playing — which had the audience on their feet and desperately waiting for more — Elton John returned to the stage dramatically, and epically.  More...

Review: Willie Nelson swings, croons Sinatra set on ‘My Way’

Willie Nelson is country music personified, but he’s no red-headed stranger to the Great American Songbook, either. More...

Lifestyles

Boys’ intense video game interaction worries grandparents

Dear Doctor: It’s a real nightmare trying to pry our two grandsons away from their online video games when they are visiting. There’s always a fight followed by hours of sulking and crankiness. More...

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

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...

Ex-Perryopolis employee files complaint against councilman

A former secretary of the Perryopolis Area Joint Authority filed a formal complaint before Perryopolis Borough Council during its meeting Wednesday, saying that she was harassed and bullied by the council vice president.  More...

Man injured on Route 119 when he swerves to avoid vehicle heading in the wrong direction

One man was injured as he swerved to avoid a vehicle heading in the wrong direction on Route 119 Thursday afternoon.  According to state police at the scene, the accident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Lorraine M. Miner

Ohiopyle

Lorraine Mae Stark Miner passed into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday evening, Sept. 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...

Opinion

Bob Woodward says government is headed by man unfit for office in new book

(AP) –– “Fear: Trump in the White House,” the new tellall book by famed journalist Bob Woodward, confirms what most of us feel but wish were not true –– our government is headed by a man utterly unfit for the offic More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Don’t buy Serena’s self-pitying melodrama

Unless you’re a serious tennis fan, you probably don’t know that exactly one player was expelled from the 2017 U.S. Open: Fabio Fognini, for calling a chair umpire a “whore” and worse in Italian during a losing match. More...

Sports

Vikings double up Fillies, 4-2

Following tough games on Wednesday, the Mt. More...

Steelers TE McDonald ready to return

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance McDonald arrived in Pittsburgh on the eve of the 2017 regular season, far too late to have any say in his locker assignment.  And the tight end hardly complained about being placed at the end of a long row of offens More...

Geibel and Frazier volleyball teams win

Shannon Watkins scored three aces and racked up 34 assists as the Geibel volleyball team (8-3, 4-0) shut out visiting Jefferson-Morgan, 3-0, in Section 2-A action on Thursday. More...

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