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November 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Warriors Rock concert set for Veterans Day

For the third year in a row, the Connellsville Area High School Patriots is hosting the Warriors Rock concert.  The Veterans Day event will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Connellsville Area High School Auditorium. More...

News

Everson took another step in approving firefighter tax credit

Another step has been taken toward Everson having a firefighter tax credit.  When council met recently, the tax credit was approved. The next step before adopting such legislation is to have a public hearing, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. More...

With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Against the backdrop of next week’s midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest it’s been in at least two decades. More...

Fayette EMS seeks water donations

The need for bottled water for firefighter rehabilitation is obvious in the summer months, but the need is just as great the rest of the year as well.  After a summer with high heat and humidity which took its toll on both the firefighters and t More...

Opinion

Hatred must come to an end

(AP) –– In the lovely Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Saturday morning, members of Tree of Life Congregation gathered for Shabbat services, as was their practice, their sustenance, their abiding joy.  More...

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Baseball lifts writer’s spirits

During a grim and sorrowful time in the United States, I’ve found my spirits lifted by the Boston Red Sox. Not simply because my team –– I watched large parts of every game this season –– won the World Series. More...

Sports

Commodores sting Yellowjackets in semis

The Frazier volleyball team is making quite a splash in its first season in Class AA. More...

Steelers secondary faces tough challenge in rematch with Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Haden knows about losing to the Baltimore Ravens.  The Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback has been on the losing end of 11 of his 14 games against Baltimore. Ten of those 11 came when he was with the Cleveland Browns. More...

Isles top Pens in shootout, 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Bailey scored a short-handed goal in the second period and then the only goal in a shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.  Thomas Greiss made 29 saves as the Islande More...

Attorneys to file legal documents in 51st Legislative District dispute

The bitter 51st legislative district race between incumbent state Rep. Matthew Dowling and challenger Tim Mahoney swept into a Fayette County courtroom briefly on Thursday, then quickly departed.  More...

Warner, Keedy focus on jobs, education and opioid epidemic

Jobs, education and the opioid epidemic are top priorities in the race for the 52nd legislative district between incumbent state Rep. More...

F.C. judge denies motions in Emil Road shooting

A Fayette County jury will hear statements and see evidence gathered in connection with the shooting of a man in April in a Saltlick Township home.  Judge Joseph M. George Jr. More...

Obituaries

Arvin R. Daniels

Youngwood

Arvin R. Daniels, 66, of Youngwood, died Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2018, in Hempfield Manor, Greensburg, in the presence of his loving family.  He was born Feb. More...

Major L. Galloway

East Huntingdon Township

Major L. Galloway, 66, of East Huntingdon Township, passed away at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at home, surrounded by family and friends.  Mr. Galloway was born Oct. 21, 1952, in Mt. More...

Ruth E. Miller

South Connellsville

Ruth E. Morrison Miller, 77, of South Connellsville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ falls flat

So Disney has gone ahead and made a Christmas movie from “The Nutcracker.” Is this what we’re doing now? We’re making big Hollywood movies from 19th century ballets? Anyone have any fresh ideas at all? More...

Cash’s ‘She Remembers Everything’ finds her ambition intact

Rosanne Cash, “She Remembers Everything” (Blue Note)  Rosanne Cash brings in a fair share of collaborators on her latest album, both for songwriting and singing. More...

President Claire Underwood takes charge in ‘House of Cards’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The spirit of Francis Underwood and misdeeds past haunt the sixth season of “House of Cards” and its new U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Penicillin allergy is even more of a rarity than many think

Dear Doctor: How do I know if I have a penicillin allergy? I always tell doctors that, yes, I’m allergic to penicillin, because I think I remember a bad reaction from when I was a kid, but, honestly, I’m not sure. More...

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Opry returns   The Bullskin Opry will return Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Bullskin Grange, Route 982, Mt. Pleasant. More...

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