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September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Dowling, Stefano announce state grants for various projects

Rep. Matt Dowling (R-51st District) along with Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32nd District) announced Tuesday that Clean Streams Foundation Inc. will receive funds from the Abandoned Mine Drainage Abatement and Treatment Program.  More...

Actor Gamil Ratib dies at 92

CAIRO (AP) — Gamil Ratib, an award-winning Franco Egyptian actor whose roles as villain or aristocrat made him a household name across the Arab world, died Wednesday at 92.  More...

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died at 84 More...

Opinion

Pa. farmers face challenges, remain crucial to economy

(AP) –– Agriculture remains Pennsylvania’s leading industry and an important financial and cultural factor here in the Laurel Highlands region.  And farming is an industry undergoing multiple changes driven by market factors an More...

Political Cartoon

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Tax change devastates Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON –– When you read about the tragic deaths in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, you’ll find two “real” stories pulling you to tears and anger with their drama, pathos and sense of injustice.  More...

Sports

Falcons look to build on strong effort

As the high school football regular season nears the halfway point, Connellsville finds itself very much in the thick of the playoff chase in Section 2-(5A).  More...

Konieczny, Ledbetter qualify for WPIAL girls golf finals

Several local golfers had strong outings and advanced through the Section 1-AA individual qualifier on Wednesday at Pleasant Valley Golf Course.  More...

Falcons blank Spartans, 5-0

Knowing that they want to finish as one of the top three teams in Section 3-AAAA, the members of the Connellsville girls soccer team turned in a solid, all-around effort on Wednesday, and it resulted in an impressive 5-0 victory over Hempfield at Con More...

Normalville woman wants F.C. judge to throw out homicide charge against her

A Normalville woman wants a Fayette County judge to throw out an attempted homicide against her.  Rachel Eutsey, 36, also asks for statements she made to police to be kept from her jury, for other evidence to be suppressed and for her trial to b More...

Indian Head man dies in accident

An Indiana Head man died in a work-related accident in Saltlick Township, according to his obituary.  Jerry Lee Cramer, 48, died Tuesday.  Emergency responders went to Grimm Road around 8:30 a.m., according to Fayette County 911. More...

Obituaries

Hilda L. Carnes

Tarrs

Hilda L. Carnes, 82, of Tarrs, formerly of Pennsville, died Tuesday, Sept. More...

Randy P. Fencil

White

Randy P. Fencil, 55, of White, died Aug. 30, 2018.  He was born Dec. 17, 1962, a son of the late Joseph (J.R.) and Erma Jane Shepler Fencil of Acme.  More...

Helen A. Manuel

Formerly of Scottdale

Helen A. Zadylak Manuel, 89, of Altamonte, Springs, Fla., passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 18, 2018, in Hospice of the Comforter, while in the presence of family.  Helen was born Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Is it OK to take shells from a beach? More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

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