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October 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ultimate Connellsville Pizza available Oct. 18

The Ultimate Connellsville Pizza, one slice from each of eight local restaurants, is available one day a year and that day is coming up.  Thursday, Oct. More...

News

McConnell says Senate ‘not broken’ after Kavanaugh fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Picking up the pieces after a contentious nomination battle, the Senate’s majority leader said Sunday that the chamber won’t be irreparably damaged by the wrenching debate over sexual misconduct that has swirled ar More...

Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85.  More...

Texas appeals court puts execution on hold

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ highest criminal appeals court has put on hold an execution that was scheduled for this week.  Juan Segundo was set to be executed Wednesday for the rape and slaying of 11-year-old Vanessa Villa. More...

Opinion

New York Times asks is Trump selfmade billionaire or was he boasting?

(AP) –– The New York Times on its reporting that President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from his father over decades: “I built what I built myself.” More...

Political Cartoon

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Whatever it takes

(AP) –– The Democrats’ current position on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is: We cannot have someone addicted to beer on our highest court! What if a foreign power were to ply him with this nectar in a can? More...

Sports

Martin to present findings to USA Wrestling

Kyle Martin has dedicated much of his life to the sport of wrestling. Now, he is in position to help ensure the future of the sport in Pennsylvania.  More...

Falcons nip Indians, 2-0

Callie Cunningham and Nevaeh Hamborsky each scored a goal as the Connellsville girls soccer team (9-3, 6-3) picked up a 2-0 Section 3-AAAA victory at Penn Hills on Saturday. More...

Steelers roll past reeling Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown connected on two second-half touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled away from the Atlanta Falcons for a 41-17 victory on Sunday.  More...

Tangled Up in Brew attracts many visitors in Connellsville

Saturday was not a night to say “Give me a beer” without specifying exactly what kind of beer you wanted. At Tangled Up In Brew in Yough River Park, home brewers and small craft brewers competed to be the audience favorite. It wasn’t just lagers vs. More...

Firefighters host Hubcaps to help meet truck expenses

It takes more than hubcaps to make a fire truck, but the Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Department are hoping that a concert by the Fabulous Hubcaps will help pay off its new truck.  The concert will take place Saturday, Oct. More...

Obituaries

Charles Arvin Sr.

DUNBAR

Charles Arvin, Sr., 79, of Dunbar, passed away on Friday Oct. 5, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Feb. More...

Kathleen Eiford

NORMALVILLE

Kathleen Eiford, 53, of Normalville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Mary Jane Hess

DAWSON

Mary Jane Hess, 95, of Dawson, died Thursday morning, Oct. 4, 2018, in Mt. Macrina Manor.  She was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Hull Town, Lower Tyrone Township, the daughter of the late Harry and Henrietta Sproat Stillwagon.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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Art & Literature Trivia

Which of these characters is in the novel, “Pride and Prejudice”?  a. Elizabeth Bennet b. Laura Henderson c. Dorothy Gale d. Mary Potts  Answer: a. More...

Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

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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...

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