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October 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Norvelt native to rock, roll at Nino’s Restaurant

A little bit of rock and a little bit of roll makes for a lot of talent, and Jake Polcha of Pittsburgh proves he has what it takes to have crowds hopping and keep people smiling.  A native of Norvelt, Polcha recently walked away with the first p More...

News

Connellsville police mark flooded street

Connellsville police mark a section of West Crawford Avenue flooded by Thursday evening’s rain. More...

Court, police news reported

City man acquitted of charges   A Connellsville man was acquitted of all charges this week following a trial in Fayette County Court, according to court records and staff.  Darrell Ritenour, 34, was acquitted by a jury of rape, aggravated i More...

Dave Anderson, sports columnist, Pulitzer winner, dies at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Anderson, a genteel sports writer whose elegant, descriptive prose won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday.  He was 89.  He died at an assisted living facility in C More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: Steve Perry breaks long silence with ‘Traces’ album

Steve Perry, “Traces” (Fantasy Records)  More...

Review: ‘A Star Is Born’ is dizzyingly wonderful

It’s hard not to go into “A Star Is Born “ without a lot of prejudgments. More...

Review: Eric Idle on Monty Python, life’s brighter side

“Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography” (Crown Archetype), by Eric Idle  Eric Idle has been funny for a very long time.  More...

Lifestyles

Readers offer home remedies for nighttime leg cramps

Hello again, dear readers! It’s been a busy month for letters, so we’ll get right to it.  More...

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

Community days sponsored   More...

World Outreach finds new church home

It took 20 years, but the World Christian Outreach Church finally has a home big enough to handle its ministries on Sunday morning.  “We’ve been here at least 20 years. More...

Perry Twp. advertises for roof repairs on building

Perry Township supervisors will once again be advertising for the municipal building’s roof repairs.  The initial bids that had come in earlier this year were excessively high, Supervisor Chairman A.J. More...

Ex-Mt. Pleasant woman charged with fraud, theft

A former Mt. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy E. Bruner

Indian Head

Dorothy Ellen Hodge Bruner, 69, of Indian Head, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ, on Thursday, Oct 4, 2018, at her home while surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Nov. 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...

Opinion

Gubernatorial debate in Pa. called a debacle

(AP) –– We don’t want to pull a Trebek here and take one side. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Drinking, doubts as Kavanaugh vote nears

WASHINGTON –– Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, is facing a growing number of former female and male classmates who accuse him of being a drunk, and worse, in his high school and college years.  More...

Sports

Falcons beat Mustangs in straight sets

Like most of us need a good, strong cup of coffee to get started in the morning, Connellsville’s volleyball team needs a bit of action to get the kinks out of its game.  Once the Falcons get it going, though, they are a force to be reckone More...

Connell Outing winners announced

Soccer, volleyball teams pick up wins

Brett Glowacki scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Southmoreland boys soccer team earned a 3-2 Section 3-AA win over Beth-Center. More...

Mickelson 2 shots back at Silverardo

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour’s season opening Safeway Open.  More...

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