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September 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Box office top 20: 'The Predator' takes down 'The Nun'

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Predator" topped the North American box office despite controversy over the casting of a registered sex offender, though ticket sales were still modest for the new $88 million installments in the action sci-fi franchise.  More...

Wesley Health Center to offer last smoking cessation program of the year

Wesley Health Center in Connellsville will offer its last smoking cessation class of the year beginning next week.  Like everything else at Wesley Health Center, the classes are being offered for free, according to Marilyn Weaver, the center&rsq More...

Trump imposes tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies and raising prices on consumer goods ranging from ha More...

Opinion

Sharing beds with infants can lead to worst nightmare

(AP) –– “Way more than half of the dead babies I’ve had in the emergency room have been co-sleeping,” said Dr. Lydia Holm, a physician in pediatric emergency medicine at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. More...

Political Cartoon

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Leading the church by example

I’ve been thinking a lot about priests lately. In truth, I often do, as some of my best friends do happen to wear Roman collars. Of course, you know why I’d be thinking about them even more lately. More...

Sports

Commodores edge Gators, 3-2

The Frazier and Geibel volleyball teams are no longer section rivals, but the rivalry between the Commodores and Gators is still very strong.  On Monday, the two teams met at Frazier, and in a match that could have been won by either squad, it w More...

Struggling Steelers battling defense and drama during winless start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have been here before. More...

Local soccer teams lose

Kayla Moninger scored a goal, but the Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team dropped a 6-1 decision to host Waynesburg (4-2, 3-1) in a Section 3-AA game on Monday. Lexi Stanek picked up an assist for the Vikings (4-3, 2-3).  Mt. More...

Man held for court in Dunbar Twp. incident

A Dunbar Township woman testified on Monday during a preliminary hearing that she fired a warning shot into the air, then shot her former boyfriend in the right leg earlier this month.  More...

Ex-Scout assistant held for court on rape, other charges

A former male Girl Scout assistant sexually assaulted her five times in 2014, a teenage girl testified on Monday during a preliminary hearing in Uniontown.  The 15-year-old alleged victim said she screamed the first three times, but Ronald M. More...

Normalville man injured in three-vehicle accident

A Normalville man suffered suspected minor injuries after his vehicle struck a tractor-trailer on Friday at the traffic signal at the intersection of Route 119 north and Kingview Road in Bullskin Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Joseph More...

Obituaries

James Bufano

Dunbar

James “Jim” Bufano, 65, of Dunbar, passed on Sept. 17, 201,8 after a lengthy illness.  Jim was born Jan. More...

Mary K. Keslar

Acme

Mary K. Keslar, 94, of Acme, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Nedrow’s Personal Care Home, Stahlstown.  She was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Acme, a daughter of the late G. More...

Billie S. Sandusky

Connellsville Township

Billie Sue Sandusky, 91, of Connellsville Township, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.  She was born on Feb. 20, 1927, in Normalville, the daughter of the late Eugene Rehm and Madeline Rehm Miller.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

An average household of four people uses about 12,000 gallons of water every year doing laundry. Cutting down on your washing machine’s water usage can help with water conservation and save you money. More...

Lifestyles

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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