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October 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two men plead guilty to corruption, drug charges

A Dunbar man pleaded guilty on Monday to two lesser charges stemming from June 2017 incidents involving two teenage boys who ran away from a group home in Connellsville.  Lonnie Watson, 52, of Lowry Drive, pleaded guilty before Fayette County Ju More...

News

Trump returns to Tennessee to boost Senate hopeful

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading back to Tennessee to try to push U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid over the finish line. More...

AP photographer Nash dies at age 77

LONDON (AP) — Photographer Max Nash, who covered conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday after collapsing at More...

French singer, actor Charles Aznavour dead

PARIS (AP) — Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades and who endeared himself to fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence, has died. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Mahoney claims he can do better than state Rep. Dowling

The reason I am running for state representative in the 51st Legislative District is simple: I can do a better job than the current officeholder, who has been big on rhetoric but small on accomplishments in his two years in office.  More...

Political Cartoon

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A way out of the mess

(AP) –– The other day I checked my high school yearbook to see what might keep me from confirmation to the Supreme Court. In it, there is a quote from former education secretary William J. More...

Sports

Connellsville volleyball team loses to Canon-Mac

The Connellsville volleyball team had a slow start to Monday’s non-section match against visiting Canon-Mc- Millan, and ultimately, it cost the Falcons in a hard-fought 3-1 loss to the Big Macs, 25- 14, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23.  More...

Falcons double up Vikings, 6-3

Less than 15 minutes into Monday’s boys soccer game, Connellsville was down two goals. But head coach Jason Rice wasn’t worried.  “They were composed. When we went down 3-1, I didn’t get excited too much,” he said. More...

MP boys golf team clinches section title

Sam Napper and Tim Pisula each shot a 43 as the Mt. More...

Connellsville doctor faces charges

Jabbour accused of illegally dispensing drugs, health care fraud, money laundering

A Connellsville doctor has been charged with illegally dispensing drugs and using some of the proceeds to gamble at a Washington County casino, according to court papers in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh.  More...

Rep. Warner, Sen. Stefano announce state grants

Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd) along with Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32nd) recently announced that four local authorities will receive grant funding.  More...

City man pleads guilty in Fayette County court

A Connellsville man pleaded guilty Monday in Fayette County Court to charges stemming from a home invasion in the city.  Malcolm Dyer, 19, of 109 Freeman Lane, appeared before Judge Linda Cordaro. More...

Obituaries

Maryalice Barbe

Formerly of Connellsville

Maryalice Barbe, 73, of Rochester, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018.  She was predeceased by her parents, Amos and Alice Napolillo.  More...

Christina Richter

Normalville

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

Judy A. Blankenship

Mt. Pleasant

Judy Ann Blankenship, 66, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Mill Run, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.  Friends will be received from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, the hour of service, in the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home,123 S. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Every morning, there’s one more thing you should bring into the shower with you: your reusable water bottle. Water bottles should be washed after each use, and one easy way to save water and time is to simply wash it in the shower. 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

Tickets sold   More...

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