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October 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Truck driver identified in accident that killed Dunbar man

A Connellsville man was driving a pickup truck that struck and killed a man on a motorcycle on Route 119 Wednesday in North Union Township, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

News

U.S. pastor detained in Turkey could be released

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American pastor may soon be released after two years of captivity in Turkey.  A person involved in efforts to free Andrew Brunson say the 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina could be freed at his next co More...

Mt. Pleasant Library offers full month of activities

Whether your preference is for frightfully fun or real-life scary, the Mt. Pleasant Library has Halloween covered this year.  The fun starts this evening with a joint venture between the Mt. More...

‘Unimaginable destruction’: Hurricane smashes houses

PANAMA CITY, Fla. More...

Opinion

Saving historic landmarks is labor of love

(AP) –– We are thrilled when local landmarks, often in danger of demolition, are saved. More...

Photo

Full Story

It’s not the slur; it’s the stupidity

For somebody like me, the Major League Baseball playoffs serve as a splendid diversion from the squalor of partisan politics. More...

Sports

Uniontown dominates FCCA championships

When cross country runners talk about the aspects of their sport they enjoy, they often mention the scenery of the course. Things weren’t very scenic Thursday at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, though.  More...

Watt’s fast start triggering “Blitzburgh” resurgence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt is not trying to match his older brother sack for sack. Honest.  More...

Kessel’s hat trick powers Penguins past Vegas 4-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel scored a natural hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Thursday.  More...

Woman hit by train in Dawson identified

Authorities identified on Thursday a Scottdale woman who was struck inside her car by a CSX train at a crossing in Dawson.  Bobbie Jo Sponaugle, 34, was hit around 3:40 p.m. More...

Fayette EMS responds to Hurricane Michael

Fayette EMS deployed seven employees and two pieces of equipment to Georgia and Florida Thursday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael that caused significant damage in the South.  Rick Adobato, chief of Fayette EMS, said one truck left at 6 a.m More...

Runners coming through Connellsville in the wee hours

The first Great Allegheny Passage Trail Relay takes place Friday and Saturday, with runners going from Cumberland, Md., to Pittsburgh, passing through Connellsville, Whitsett and all of the other trail towns along the way.  More...

Obituaries

John Canada

Dunbar

John Canada, 69, of Dunbar, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Jada R. Huey

Indian Head

Jada Renee Huey, 38, of Indian Head, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born April 6, 1980, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of Robert and Barbara Kuhns Huey of Indian Head.  More...

Anita M. Fabian

Scottdale

Anita M. Fabian, 65, of Scottdale, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, after fighting a courageous battle against cancer.  She was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: Chazelle’s ‘First Man’ is at once intimate and grand

Nearly a half-century has passed since the majestic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped carefully onto the lunar landscape, left foot first, taking that giant leap for mankind.  Whether you were alive then and glued to the TV, or relived it later More...

Review: ‘A Star Is Born’ soundtrack is a five-star marvel

Various Artists, “A Star Is Born — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Interscope Records)  More...

Film Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ should be seen by everyone

“The Hate U Give “ begins with a scene at the family dinner table where a father is giving his young kids “the talk” — the one in which he explains to his 9-year-old daughter, Starr, and toddler son exactly what to do wh 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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