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September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Wesley Health Center to offer free flu shots

Autumn is officially here and flu season is usually close behind, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggesting vaccination by the end of October.  Wesley Health Center, located at 410 Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, will b More...

News

U.S.-China trade dispute spills over into military arena

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their escalating trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena.  The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that China had canceled a Washington visit by More...

In global setting, U.N. ponders populism’s problems

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Warning that the world has a bad case of “trust deficit disorder” and risks “runaway climate change,” U.N. More...

Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water

PARIS (AP) — With a powerful front row of stars, Saint Laurent headlined the second day of Paris Fashion Week in an eclectic French twist on American styles that featured models walking on water.  Tuesday’s spring-summer collections More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Almost every type of uncooked rice -- white, jasmine, wild, arborio and basmati -- will last forever if stored in an airtight container and away from pests like insects. More...

Lifestyles

Never partake in a ‘food challenge’ without medical supervision

Dear Doctor: It seems like everyone has a food allergy these days. Is it true that kids can outgrow them? Apparently, the test for this is just to eat a little bit of food and see what happens. More...

Church News

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Fay-West Calendar

Community fest scheduled   The 17th annual Dunbar Community Fest will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30.  More...

Mt. Pleasant doctor faces drug, fraud charges

A Mt. Pleasant doctor has been charged with using his East Main Street office to unlawfully dispense controlled substances.  Federal authorities accuse Dr. More...

Ex-F.C. attorney facing drug charges ... again

A former Fayette County attorney who was convicted of taking drugs to a booking center was charged Tuesday with possessing drugs and paraphernalia.  Brian Joseph Salisbury, 39, of Brownsville, possessed five stamp bags when authorities went to a More...

Two CASD administrators submit resignations

Two members of the administrative team in the Connellsville Area School District have submitted letters of resignation which will be considered tonight by the school board.  More...

Inmate reaches tentative plea agreement on new charges

A man who was charged with sending three letters from prison to a woman he was convicted of raping in 2011 reached a tentative plea agreement with Fayette County prosecutors on Tuesday.  More...

Obituaries

Wanna M. Neiderhiser

Champion

Wanna Mae Miller Neiderhiser, 96, of Champion, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. More...

Joan S. Smith

Leisenring

Joan S. “Joanie” Smith, 82, of Leisenring, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018.  She was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Egnot) Alexander.  More...

Opinion

Emergency training is time well spent

(AP) –– Picture yourself at work.  It’s just another day. You’re toiling away at your desk, counter or work station. Suddenly, shots ring out. The shots are followed by an eerie, ominous nanosecond of silence. More...

Testing while driving must be taken seriously

(AP) –– Texting while driving often takes a driver’s eyes off the road for five seconds or more.  At 55 mph, that’s the equivalent of driving the length of a football field with one’s eyes closed.  People are d More...

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Sports

Frazier tops Southmoreland, 3-0

Every team tries to practice to the best of its ability, but sometimes it’s hard for a team to replicate what it sees against a particular opponent.  More...

CAHS trap team honored

State Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd), second from left, and state Rep. More...

Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team edges Freeport, 1-0

When the Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team played its first game of the season at Freeport, the Vikings came home with a decisive 6-1 victory.  This time around, it was a much closer game, but the result was the same. More...

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