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October 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Class is back in session at Crawford School of Terror

School is back in session...if you dare.  Crawford School of Terror is back for a third season of scares with new additions from the basement of the old school all the way through the second floor haunt, including a 10-minute escape room dubbed More...

News

Alverton woman finds kidney donor at church

After spending three years on the transplant list waiting for a kidney, Karon Bowser found a match three pews away at Buchanan Church of God in White.  On Father’s Day, Bowser and her husband, Harry, were asked to meet in the pastor’ More...

Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.  More...

Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday he will not attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia.  Mnuchin made the announcement on his Twitter account , saying that the decision was made after a White House me More...

Opinion

U.S. leaders fiddle while planet burns

(AP) – The warning bells don’t get much louder.  The red lights don’t flash much brighter.  The planet is on a doomsday course with self-destruction thanks to an overheating climate. More...

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That angry left-wing mob? They’re on the ballot

To hear some people tell it, America stands at the edge of a dangerous precipice. No less an authority than Donald J. Trump, the nation’s leading exponent of racial grievance theory, fears for the safety of the republic.  More...

Sports

Commodores defeat Scotties in season finale

The Frazier volleyball team has been coasting past Section 3-AA teams all season, achieving a spotless section record without losing a set. More...

Geibel netters beat Avella

Shannon Watkins posted 30 assists and nine digs as the Geibel volleyball team (12-2) earned a 3-0 Section 2-A win over Avella in sets of 25-15, 25-8 and 25-17.  Alexa Henckel tallied 16 digs and 12 aces. More...

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money t More...

Fayette County commissioners take step toward new prison

Fayette County Commissioners took another step on Thursday toward building a new county prison.  In a unanimous vote, Vince Vicites, Angela Zimmerlink and Dave Lohr agreed to inquire about architectural and engineering firms’ interest and More...

F.C. commissioners honor Masontown shooting responders

Fayette County commissioners honored on Thursday emergency responders and others who rushed to help others after a gunman began shooting at a Masontown public building where more than 40 people awaited hearings in a district judge’s office.&nbs More...

County judge denies suppression, all other motions in homicide case

A Fayette County judge on Thursday denied efforts to suppress statements and evidence gathered in connection with an investigation into a Uniontown homicide. More...

Upcoming events close some Connellsville roads

With a number of upcoming events in Connellsville, city council approved the following road closures pending police chief and fire chief approval.  • North Carnegie Avenue from East Crawford Avenue to East Orchard Alley from 3 p.m. 10 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Blanche D. Foust

Formerly of South Connellsville

Blanche Doris Foust of North Charleston, S.C., entered into eternal rest Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. She was 89.  Doris was born in March 1929 in South Connellsville. More...

Parker B. Means

Mt. Pleasant

Parker Blaine Means, infant son of Richie and Mia Means of Mt. Pleasant, passed from the warmth of his mommy’s womb into the warmth of Jesus’s embrace on Oct. 15, 2018, at Forbes Regional Hospital.  More...

Judith Teets

Connellsville

Judith “Dukie” (Grimes) Teets, 80, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: ‘Wildlife’ shows a family in crisis, beautifully

It’s fall of 1960 in Montana when we meet the Brinson family in “Wildlife ,” a carefully considered and deeply moving adaptation of a Richard Ford novel about a fracturing marriage and the teenage son witnessing it all.  More...

Review: Frehley ready for 3rd trip through space with KISS

Ace Frehley, “Spaceman” (Entertainment One)  Ace Frehley may or may not be returned to the fold when Kiss launches their (second) farewell tour next year, but whatever the result, he sure sounds ready for the gig.  More...

‘Anything You Can Imagine’ recounts quest to film Tolkien

By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL, Associated Press

“Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson & the Making of Middle-earth” (HarperCollins), by Ian Nathan  More...

Lifestyles

Exercising in middle age can make stiff heart muscle more supple

Dear Doctor: I’ve never really enjoyed exercise and have managed to get to a fairly healthy 58 without doing very much of it at all. But I just got remarried and my husband, who is pretty active, wants me to start some kind of fitness program. More...

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Christmas sign-ups set   More...

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