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October 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates Charities grant helps give Perry ball field a needed lift

Field No. 2 at the Perryopolis ball fields might look like something Scottie Smalls played on, but that won’t be the case for long thanks to a Pirates Charities grant.  More...

News

Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s “San Francisco Sound” both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other bands performed, has died. He was 76. More...

Joe Masteroff, story writer for the musical ‘Cabaret,’ dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical “Cabaret” and the touching, romantic “She Loves Me,” has died. More...

As immigrants flow across United States border, American guns go south

Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to escape gang and drug violence raging in their homelands. The weapon of choice used to intimidate them? More...

Opinion

Lawmakers must step up scrutiny of Department of Corrections

(AP) –– Four Vermont inmates have died while or shortly after being incarcerated at Camp Hill state prison in Pennsylvania. More...

Political Cartoon

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No more Mr. White Guy

“They know the optics of 11 white men questioning Dr. Ford ... More...

Sports

Cernuto airing it out for Southmoreland

A quick check of the WPIAL’s passing leaders will show that the name of Zach Cernuto is among those who are putting up prolific numbers for yardage.  Through the first six games of the season, the sophomore has thrown for 1200 yards. More...

Roaring Lions earn victories

Siteri Tale had 13 kills and Kyonte Martin followed with 10 kills as the Penn State Fayette women’s volleyball team beat visiting Penn State Hazelton, 25-12, 25-9, 25-19 in a PSUAC game on Sunday. More...

Karate students place at Mon-Valley Championships

Three members of Culver Karate Club attended the Mon-Valley Karate Championships in September at the Mon-Valley YMCA in Charleroi. More...

Dunbar Community Fest draws visitors from near and far away

Each year the Dunbar Community Fest draws people from near and far as some return to their roots to see friends and family, including those like former natives Patti Toprami of Elizabeth and her cousin Ron Graziano of the state of Washington who have More...

Tangled Up in Brew goes to the dogs

What do two breweries, eight home brewers, more than 20 beers and a band have to do with a dog park? It’s how the Connellsville Recreation Board raises the construction money.  Tangled up in Brew will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. More...

Obituaries

Judy A. Blankenship

MT. PLEASANT

Judy Ann Blankenship, 66, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Mill Run, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.  She was born Dec. More...

Glennis C. Keefer

SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

Glennis C. Keefer, 74, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at home.  She was born July 2, 1944, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late David R. More...

Christina Richter

NORMALVILLE

Christina Richter, 42, of Normalville, died Friday Sept. 28, 2018 at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1976 in Mount Pleasant, a daughter of Etta Whipkey Richter of Normalville and the late Allen T. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

Today is Monday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2018. In 1890, Congress passed the McKinley Tariff Act, which raised tariffs to a record level. Congress also established Yosemite National Park in California. More...

Do Just One Thing

When you buy new skin care, makeup or other beauty products at stores, you’ll often receive free samples or even free full-size products as part of a loyalty club. 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...

RSV can be lifethreatening in babies younger than 6 months

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I’ve been reading a lot lately about something called RSV, which acts like a cold but turns out to be way worse, especially in kids. What is it, and how is a parent supposed to know the difference?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

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