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October 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Aldi to host hiring events to staff new store in Mt. Pleasant

As construction on the new Aldi location in East Huntingdon Township continues at the former Kmart location in Crossroads Plaza, the company is hosting a number of hiring events to staff the grocery store. More...

News

Trump blasts caravan, says he’s cutting Central American aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. More...

Sandra Day O’Connor withdraws from public life

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has stepped back from public life.  More...

Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dead at 94

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world’s largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died. He was 94.  More...

Opinion

Greenhouse emissions need to be reduced

(AP) –– The Paris climate agreement of 2015 pledges to hold the increase in the global average temperature to “well below 2 degrees (Celsius) above pre-industrial levels.” It adds that even better would be “pursuing effo More...

Political Cartoon

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Fertility and the French

The West can be a bit patronizing to other parts of the world. More...

Sports

Falcons come up short in playoffs

The Connellsville boys soccer team played its WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game in front of a home crowd for the first time ever, and the fans never stopped cheering through the Falcons’ strong effort. But Mt. More...

Vikings advance; Scotties fall

Brad Tait charted two goals and an assist, and Sam Napper had one of each as the Mt. More...

Bye week boost: Steelers suddenly atop topsy-turvy AFC North Division

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree spent a rare fall weekend off watching the rest of the AFC North falter, one by one. First, the Browns lost in overtime in Tampa. More...

Mayor marks Business Women’s Week

Ruth Walker, secretary of the Connellsville chapter of the Business Professional Women’s Foundation, accepts a proclamation from Mayor Greg Lincoln marking Oct. More...

Allegheny Foundation continues historic preservation work in city

The Allegheny Foundation is continuing its work of historic preservation in Connellsville with a $125,000 grant to the Fayette County Cultural Trust.  Funds from the grant will allow the trust to provide up to $10,000 in matching funds for histo More...

Obituaries

Alice V. Guariglia

Scottdale

Alice V. McCord Guariglia, 85, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Oct. 19, 2018, at home.  Alice was born in Barbour County, Philippi, W.Va., a daughter of the late Walter and Alta Wilfong McCord.  She was a member of St. More...

Norman Aikens

Leisenring

Norman Aikens, 66, of Leisenring, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.  Norman was born Sept. 19, 1952, in Connellsville, a son of the late John and Geraldine Veronica (Hardy) Aikens.  More...

Robert L. McFadden

Connellsville

Robert L. McFadden, 60, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct 22, 2018, in the Always Care Personal Care Home, Connellsville.  He was born Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you have a little wine left in your glass, don’t pour it down the drain; instead, give a houseplant a sip. Wine is rich in nitrogen, which is a natural fertilizer plants love to drink up. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Library events listed   Dunbar Community Library is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas shopping spree. The winning number will be determined by the Pa. Lottery’s evening Pick 3 on Nov. More...

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