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October 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Backers of child sex abuse lawsuit window rally in Capitol

HARRISBURG, PA.  Survivors of child sexual abuse and others sought Wednesday to ramp up pressure on Pennsylvania's Republican senators to vote on a bill that would give victims a two-year window to file lawsuits that would otherwise be outdated. More...

Proposal for Vietnam War commemoration complex dies

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — The Vietnam War started small, grew big and then wound down, dying like a guttering candle.The national memorial for that war is a wall that starts low, grows tall in the middle, then shortens, ending as low as it began. More...

‘Jekyll and Hyde The Musical’ to bring good, evil to Geyer

The epic struggle between good and evil will come to life on the Geyer Performing Arts Center stage this weekend when Actors and Artists of Fayette County (AAFC) present “Jekyll and Hyde The Musical.”  More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

National Business Women’s Week celebrates 90th anniversary

The Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of Fayette County (Connellsville, Masontown and Uniontown) celebrates National Business Women’s Week by offering communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to acknowledge the contri More...

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Corruption is at the heart of immigration crisis

WASHINGTON –– From Honduras and Guatemala they came. Marching and staggering through the rain and heat and sometimes swimming across the tropical rivers of southern Mexico. Faces stoic, but with a strange, passionate silence. More...

Sports

Falcons hope to close with win over AG

The 2018 season has had more downs than ups for the Connellsville football team. However, the Falcons have a strong chance of at least book-ending their season with wins over fellow Fayette County teams.  More...

Falcons fall to Black Hawks, 3-1

Despite a solid start, the Connellsville volleyball team had its season come to an end courtesy of a 19-25, 25- 15, 25-11, 25-17 loss to Bethel Park in the first round of the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs on Wednesday night at Bethel Park High School.  More...

Geibel netters advance with 3-0 playoff victory

Shannon Watkins tallied six aces, 11 digs and three assists to help the Geibel volleyball team defeat Trinity Christian, 3-0, in the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs at Carmichaels High School on Wednesday.  More...

Ex-youth minister convicted of corruption, exposure charges

A former youth minister inappropriately touched him in the 1990s and committed other illegal actions, a Uniontown man testified on Wednesday, sometimes through tears.  More...

CASD approves plan in wake of WPIAL incident

When Connellsville athletes and spectators were accused of directing racial slurs at Penn Hills soccer players in September, the WPIAL asked for an action plan from the district.  More...

Mt. Pleasant Borough committee leads drive to improve student safety

The Mt. Pleasant Borough Safety Committee is leading a drive to provide safer conditions for area children arriving and departing school.  The committee recently met with Mt. More...

Obituaries

Shanelle D. Cropp

Dunbar

Shanelle Dawn Cropp, 15, of Dunbar, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born Oct. More...

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...

Ruth A. Patton

Scottdale

Ruth Ann (Hodge) Patton, 81, of Scottdale, passed away at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at her residence.  Ruth was born May 2, 1937, in Scottdale, a daughter of the late Kenneth W. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

When a drip of oil from a greasy slice of pizza ends up on your clothes, there’s no reason to panic. Instead of dousing the garment with laundry detergent, try a pantry staple instead: corn starch. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

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. 16, and the winner will receive $500 in cash and/or gift cards. More...

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