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September 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two administrators leave CASD

Two top administrators will be leaving the Connellsville Area School District within the next few months. More...

News

West Overton’s DIY History offers educational autumn fun

West Overton Village and Museums is offering a taste of autumn in the 19th century with the second installment of DIY History.  “Everyone who came to the last one said how excited they were to come back,” Director of Education Aaron More...

Female prosecutor called fair to question Kavanaugh, accuser

PHOENIX (AP) — A female sex-crimes prosecutor tapped by Senate Republicans to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about allegations of sexual assault could have a tough time in such a contentious political environment, Arizona attorn More...

Uber agrees to settlement with states over data breach

CHICAGO (AP) — Uber will pay $148 million and tighten data security after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information, according to a settlement announced Wednesday.  More...

Opinion

Opioid deaths show need for bipartisan cooperation

(AP) –– Every day, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office sends out emails with short bullet points of the cases that are being investigated.  Too many of them sound as similar as the chorus of a sad song.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Forgotten Iran-Iraq War led to turmoil

WASHINGTON –– This week marked the anniversary of a war most Americans scarcely remember, but which definitively influenced our times. More...

Sports

Falcons prepare for tough TJ squad

With four straight section games in the books, the Connellsville football team will go out of section this week and next when it plays a pair of home games against Thomas Jefferson and Fox Chapel respectively.  More...

Connellsville blanks Latrobe

It took a little bit of time, but once the Connellsville girls soccer team kicked it into gear, the Falcons were able to cruise to a comfortable 5-0 win over Latrobe in a Section 3-AAAA game on Wednesday at Connellsville Stadium.  More...

Vikings nip Scotties, 3-0

The Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team currently is in the running for a playoff spot, but the Vikings still are looking for a few key wins in Section 3-AA to keep them there. More...

Three charged in fatal shooting in Vanderbilt

Three people were charged Thursday with criminal homicide in the shooting death of a man last week in Vanderbilt.  Roy William Aller Jr., 20, Peaches Spring Logan, 41, both of 1801 Banning Road, Dawson, and Sjon-Luc Bochnak, 25, of 40 Patricia L More...

WPIAL calls for CASD to provide sensitivity training

A WPIAL hearing panel can’t say whether or not Connellsville players or spectators directed racial slurs at Penn Hills soccer players during a Sept. More...

CAHS Patriots Inc. plan two events

The Connellsville Area High School Patriots Inc. will hold two upcoming events –– an annual concert titled “Warriors Rock” and “Wreaths Across America.”  More...

Obituaries

Donald H. Holt

South Connellsville

Donald Howard Holt, 90, of South Connellsville, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. He was born Feb. 5, 1928 in Bullskin Township, a son of the late Howard and Mabel( Brooks) Holt.  More...

Wanna Mae Miller 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...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Many of us like to donate used clothing to charity as a way to reduce waste and give back. More...

Lifestyles

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

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