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October 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

EpiPens will be more widely available in Pa. since law passed

Epinephrine auto-injectors will be more widely available by certain entities and organizations in Pennsylvania after Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 126, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd), into law.  More...

News

Pentagon sending 5,200 troops to secure border

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week out from the midterm elections, the Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops, some armed, to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation to help stop illegal crossings by a caravan of migrants mov More...

Author Ntozake Shange has died

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday, according More...

Synagogue massacre defendant appears in court in wheelchair

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. More...

Opinion

Trump adopts tougher policy in response to Russian aggression than Obama did

(AP) –– Donald Trump says the U.S. plans to withdraw from the 1987 INF nuclear arms-control treaty that everyone agrees Russia has been violating for a decade. Yet somehow this is said to be reckless behavior by — Donald Trump? More...

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Life, love and a shining example

Doctors see it all. Dr. Anne Nolte is one of the founders of the National Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility. More...

Sports

Gators fall to Rangers in five sets

Monday’s WPIAL Class A quarterfinal volleyball match between Geibel and Fort Cherry was a fantastic fiveset match that will unfortunately be remembered for a controversial call at the end.  Trailing 14-12 in the rally game, the Gators had More...

Logano put it all on the line, as he should have

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Take a deep breath and rewatch “Days of Thunder” a couple hundred times to put some perspective on Joey Logano’s latest dustup with another driver.  More...

Amid heartbreak, Steelers defeat Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin’s heart was heavy when he went to work on Sunday morning. The Steelers coach wasn’t alone.  More...

Cancer survivor honored for support group work

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is drawing to a close, but the need for increased awareness continues on a daily basis.  Someone who has been a vital part of that continued awareness for nearly three decades was honored this year at the Breast Can More...

F.C. judge orders evidence turned over in Geyer case

A Fayette County judge has ordered county prosecutors and others to turn over evidence requested for a former Connellsville councilman who is facing criminal charges over alleged encounters with a teenage girl.  More...

Obituaries

Dr. James M. Benford

Formerly of Connellsville

Dr. James M. Benford, 91, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Connellsville, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in the Juniper Village at Forest Hills.  He was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Connellsville, a son of the late James A. More...

Gloria Gasbarro

Connellsville

Gloria (Prestia) Gasbarro, 89, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born July 12, 1929, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Ross X. More...

Phyllis L. Cunningham

Scottdale

Phyllis L. Shandorf Cunningham, 90, of Scottdale, East Huntingdon Township, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Does your home have a septic tank? If so, it’s important to check it periodically to make sure that it is working efficiently. Have the tank pumped and inspected every two to three years. More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Payment due   The third school real estate installment plan payment for property owners in the Connellsville Area School District is due by Wednesday. More...

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