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October 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Book Chatter continues at Carnegie Free Library

Four years ago, three women sat down at the Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville to discuss the book “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai, and Book Chatter was begun.  More...

News

Acme dairy farm offers family fun with corn maze and hay rides

There are a lot of attractions at this time of year for kids, but many of them tend to have a scary theme.  However, there is one in Acme that might be a bit different, as it is quite family friendly. More...

Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

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Jim Preis dies; activist fought for rights of mentally ill

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Preis, a Southern California lawyer and activist who for decades fought for the rights of the mentally ill and disabled, has died.  The Los Angeles Times, quoting his daughter, reports Preis died on Friday at age 66. More...

Opinion

Americans do not trust nation’s voting systems

A poll released recently suggests a strong majority of Americans do not trust the nation’s voting systems.  With the midterm elections days away, Americans worry we still are vulnerable to hackers, according to the poll from The University More...

Political Cartoon

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GOP needs update to Dems’ rules

If you saw Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Brett Kavanaugh’s swearing-in ceremony, you know that we may need to fill her seat in about 4 1/2 minutes. More...

Sports

Scottdale youth selected to all-star event

A Scottdale youth is going to get a chance to participate in a national all-star football game.  More...

Gators finish season with win

Tatum Lucero scored four goals to lead the Geibel girls soccer team to a season-ending win over visiting Mc- Guffey, 5-3 in a Section 2-A game on Saturday.  Nina Alvarez tallied a goal to go along with two assists in the win over the Highlanders More...

Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega victory

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Residents invited to set city priorities

Connellsville residents will have an opportunity Wednesday evening to show exactly how much they value each aspect of the comprehensive plan which will map the future of the community.  The semi-annual Downtown Connellsville Mixer is being combi More...

Local Red Cross provides help to hurricane-damaged areas

When Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday, it became the third-strongest hurricane to hit the coast in U.S. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Cooper

SCOTTDALE

Geraldine Levergood Kennedy Cooper, 99, of Scottdale, passed away on Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2018 in St. Anne Home, Greensburg. She was born on April 25, 1919 to the late Lorraine Roland and George Levergood of Dickerson Run. More...

John F. Zavatchan

WEST LEISENRING

John Francis Zavatchan, 65, of West Leisenring, died Friday, Oct. More...

Janet M. Goretsky

CONNELLSVILLE

Janet Marie Goretsky “The Polish Princess” “G”, 64, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13 13, 2018 at West Penn Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

Today is Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018. In 1783, the first manned balloon flight took place in Paris as Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier ascended in a basket attached to a tethered Montgolfier hotair balloon, rising to about 75 feet. More...

Do Just One Thing

Many decorating blogs suggest using fishing line to hang up outdoor decorations since it can hold a lot of weight and is nearly invisible to the eye. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

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Grandmother refuses pacemaker to regulate erratic heart rate

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: What is sick sinus syndrome? Is a pacemaker the only cure? My grandmother was just diagnosed with it but, at age 94, has refused to even consider a pacemaker.  More...

Fay-West Calendar

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