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October 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Grant awarded to help security efforts at Jacobs Creek Park

A Fayette County park will soon undergo upgrades to increase safety and security, thanks to a grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund.  More...

News

Bomb suspect described as ‘loner’ with long arrest record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cesar Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former male stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along.  On Friday, he was identified by authorities as the More...

Matthew Shepard, symbol for gay rights, laid to rest in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 20 years without a permanent resting place, the remains of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old college student whose brutal murder in 1998 has come to symbolize the plight of the LGBTQ community in America, were interred at t More...

Trump administration squares off with drugmakers over plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — With midterm elections less than two weeks away, President Donald Trump is pushing a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, and Friday it put his administration on a collision course with the powerful pharmaceutical More...

Opinion

Clever costumes, existential crises and Halloween hyperbole

I had a small existential crisis Wednesday when I realized that it was Oct. 24 and not only did I not have a Halloween costume lined up, I had no plans.  “Kiley, you’re almost 30. You’re busy. More...

Political Cartoon

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Midterm myths

This may not be the election we think it is.  More...

Sports

Scotties fall to Centurions, 27-14

A few plays made all the difference in Greensburg Central Catholic’s 27-14 win at Southmoreland Friday night in the last football game of the season for both teams.  The non-conference outcome sent the Centurions home at 7-3, while the Sco More...

Falcons top Colonials in OT, 17-14

Although the Albert Gallatin football team came into Friday’s season finale against Connellsville having not won a game all year, the Colonials certainly saved their best for the Falcons.  Albert Gallatin, which is opting out of playing fo More...

Vikings batter Red Raiders

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Former mayor cared about people, South Connellsville

Peter M. Casini loved people and being involved in South Connellsville, friends and family recalled on Friday.  “He was a well-liked, well-respected man,” said Jessica Casini Thompson, his niece. More...

Mt. Pleasant first responders working to help two of their own

Cassandra Cranston and Susan Higgins, both 18, are both in training to be firefighters after joining the Mt. More...

City couple reaches tentative plea agreements with D.A. in alleged abuse

A Connellsville couple reached tentative plea bargains this week with Fayette County’s district attorney in cases involving alleged child abuse, according to court papers.  More...

Obituaries

Lois M. Beatty

Latrobe

Lois M. Ritenour Beatty, 79, of Latrobe, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at her home.  She was born Dec. 24, 1938, in New Stanton, a daughter of the late Frank and Martha Ritenour.  More...

Peter M. Casini

South Connellsville

Peter M. “Pete” Casini, 72, of South Connellsville, passed away Oct. 24, 2018.  He was born Dec. 23, 1945, in Scottdale, a son of the late Amerigo (Mid) and Eva Jean (Thomas) Casini.  More...

Jesse W. Keller

Connellsville

Jesse W. Keller, 64, a beloved family man, passed away Oct. 24, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.  Jesse was born on June 19, 1954, in Connellsville to Oscar and Vella Jaynes Keller Jr. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Have you ever ordered something online and opened the package to find air-filled “pillow pockets” were used to help protect your purchase? More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Oct. 29: Connellsville Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

School Menus

Menus for the week of Oct. More...

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