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October 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fourth person charged in Vanderbilt killing

A fourth person has been charged in connection with a homicide last month in Vanderbilt.  Djamar “Bloody” Rodgers, 26, of Crawford Village, McKeesport, was denied bail during his arraignment.  He is charged in connection with th More...

Poe brought to life at Mt. Pleasant Library

Edgar Allan Poe will be brought to life for a few hours at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library Saturday on the eve of his death 169 years ago.  Doors will open for “An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe” at 5 p.m. More...

News

Court news reported

Man convicted, acquitted of charges  A Pittsburgh man was convicted by a Fayette County jury Wednesday on drug charges, including possession with intent to deliver, according to court records and officials.  Andre Lamont Randolph, 47, was a More...

Police news reported

Felony drug charges filed  More...

Emergency alert test sounds off on mobile phones nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic devices across the United States sounded off Wednesday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted its first-ever national wireless emergency alert test.  More...

Opinion

Gannon University scrubs bishop’s name from school

(AP) – The arc of the moral universe bends toward justice, as Martin Luther King Jr. noted. And when it does, that bend in history throws past wrongs into harsh, high relief. Icons topple.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Kavanaugh episode shows departure from goodness

WASHINGTON -- One of the things that has occurred to me this last week -- besides the idea of moving alone to a cabin in northern Siberia or offering myself as a sacrifice to some Amazonian tribe -- is that it used to be the woman’s “past More...

Sports

Falcons, Foxes to meet in pivotal game

In most instances, non-section high school football games have no bearing on playoff implications, but that probably won’t be the case when Connellsville meets Fox Chapel for what could be a very important non-section homecoming game on Friday More...

Frazier volleyball team tops Geibel in straight sets

Skye Eicher collected 17 kills and 20 service points and Sierra Twigg notched nine kills and four blocks as the Frazier volleyball team beat host Geibel in non-section action, 25-22, 25-18, 25-17 on Wednesday. More...

Falcons blank Dragons, 8-0

Facing a team at the bottom of the Section 3-AAAA standings, the Connellsville girls soccer team certainly didn’t take Allderdice for granted during Wednesday’s contest at Connellsville Stadium.  Callie Cunningham scored five goals, More...

Andursky officially named Highlands CEO/President

After seven months of serving as Highlands Hospital’s acting chief executive officer, John Andursky has officially been moved into the position.  The hospital’s Board of Trustees made the decision Sept. More...

City couple charged with child endangerment

A Connellsville couple has been charged with felony offenses involving lack of care for a child, according to court papers.  Jessica M. Richter, 29, of 504 E. More...

Mt. Pleasant council doesn’t want dumpster to get in way of relationship with MPASD

Mt. Pleasant Borough’s council is between a dumpster and a hard place with garbage contracts.  More...

Bullskin residents express concerns over mining

Residents near Rich Hill Quarry had the opportunity after the recent Bullskin Supervisors’ meeting to voice concerns about mining near their homes with company officials as the supervisors listened.  More...

Obituaries

Brother James Cartwright, O.S.B.

Formerly of Connellsville

Brother James Cartwright, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, after a long struggle with diabetes.  He was born in Connellsville on Dec. 5, 1946, a son of the late Winifred L. More...

Elizabeth J. Johns

Formerly of Ruffs Dale

Elizabeth “Betty” J. Johns, 92, of Washington, formerly of Ruffs Dale, died Tuesday, Oct. More...

Helen G. Moon

Connellsville

Helen Grace Zorn Moon, 97, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the Hillside Estates.  She was born June 14, 1921, in Dawson, a daughter of the late Frank A. and Bess Murtland Zorn.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

When it comes to energy-efficient LED lightbulbs, it can be difficult to understand what color output an LED “soft light” or “daylight” bulb emits.  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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