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October 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

WCCC claims worker lost his job during restructuring

Westmoreland County Community College denies it fired a former employee, instead claiming that employee lost his job through a restructuring.  The college filed an answer in federal court in Pittsburgh to Peter Hanchar’s suit, which claim More...

News

American Red Cross outlines fire prevention tips

It’s easy to think a fire won’t happen.  “Everybody who has a fire said the same thing,” said Dan Tobin, American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region Director of Marketing and Communication. More...

Vicites attends U.S. Senate Democratic Rural Summit

Fayette County Commissioner Chairman Vincent Vicites attended the U.S. Senate Democratic Rural Summit in Washington, D.C. last week.  Hosted by the U.S. More...

Police news reported

Trash truck hits police station   An unmanned Advanced Disposal garbage truck struck the Uniontown police station Monday morning, damaging a corner of the building and police vehicles, officials said.  No injuries were reported.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

It sounds like a smart idea: Use stain- and water-resistant outdoor furniture inside the house. And why not? Many outdoor furniture pieces are gorgeous enough to work inside. 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

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Cameron Park project edges closer to goal

It’s been a little over a month since the Connellsville Garden Club sent out a plea to local businesses and community leaders seeking donations toward the completion of the Cameron Park project and the responses are coming in.  Chip Rowan, More...

Dunbar Twp. supervisors hear options for Hollow Road repairs

Dunbar Township supervisors heard options regarding Hollow Road during their recent meeting.  “Cost is the biggest concern,” solicitor Tim Witt said as he outlined those options.  For the time being, the road can be taken down t More...

Obituaries

Kathleen Eiford

Normalville

Kathleen Eiford, 53, of Normalville, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.  Kathy was surrounded by her family when she lost a 2-year battle with cancer.  She was born Sept. 20, 1965, in Connellsville, a daughter of Walter H. More...

Homer L. Hiltabidel

Bullskin Township

Homer Lester “Bud” Hiltabidel, 86, of Bullskin Township, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Congress fails to provide enough resources for opioid epidemic

(AP) –– How severe is the opioid crisis? Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, put aside the usual partisan hair-pulling and dysfunction to address the problem in a comprehensive way.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Stop the trashing!

Perhaps the most pernicious thing that was said in recent weeks was when Sen. More...

Sports

Falcons fall to Warriors, 5-2

When the Connellsville girls soccer team played at Penn-Trafford earlier this season, the Falcons didn’t do much to slow down the Warriors or generate many chances of their own in a 7-0 loss.  More...

Connellsville boys soccer team shuts out Penn Hills, 7-0

Luke Peperak scored four goals as the Connellsville boys soccer team shut out Penn Hills, 7-0, in a Section 3-AAAA contest on the road on Monday. Lucas Hammerle found the net twice, and Anthony Rowan added a goal. More...

Steelers defense turns up the pressure by turning back the clock

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Haden understands how it looks. More...

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