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November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Stefano vows to create jobs, improve economy

State Sen. Pat Stefano thanked the voters of the 32nd District for returning him to Harrisburg to continue his efforts to reform state government and improve Pennsylvania’s economy to create jobs.  More...

News

‘Les Miserables’ selected for CAHS musical

Nearly 200 students entered the auditorium at Connellsville Area High School with an air of anticipation Wednesday for the reveal of this year’s high school musical.  There was a hush as the video reveal began, then murmurs of recognition, More...

Rep. Warner re-elected to 52nd

As early numbers trickled in Tuesday evening, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd) and challenger Ethan Keedy were both watching intently.  “It was very encouraging,” Warner said Wednesday. More...

Trump mocks GOP losers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting any hint of a setback, President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked members of his own party who were defeated in the midterm elections after distancing themselves from him and suggested that the Republicans’ los More...

Opinion

New meth worries now part of drug addiction epidemic

(AP) –– Paranoia. Tooth decay. Facial scratches and lesions. Weight loss and frailty. More...

Political Cartoon

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Reason is outshouted at the border

WASHINGTON –– More than 30 years ago, I began going down to the U.S.-Mexican border on a regular basis. More...

Sports

Fayette teams ready for nationals

LEMONT FURNACE — Less than 24 hours after winning the 2018 PSUAC volleyball championship, the Penn State Fayette volleyball team found out it would be the fourth-seeded team in the USCAA Division II National Championship.  Roaring Lions co More...

Newton, Panthers face red-hot Steelers in prime-time matchup

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Newton spent a portion of the summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out alongside Antonio Brown, something the Carolina Panthers quarterback did out of a mix of curiosity and respect.  Newton found himself en More...

Capitals nip Penguins, 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. More...

Bullskin Twp. Elementary students ‘Paws’ to Read with therapy dogs

Kindergarten, first and second grade reading intervention students spend 35 minutes five days per week working to improve their reading skills.  Bullskin Township Elementary reading specialist Brittany Johnson knows that for some of those studen More...

Inmates charged with sending threatening

Two inmates in SCI-Fayette sent a threatening letter last summer to Fayette County District Attorney Rich Bower, state police at Belle Vernon said.  More...

Obituaries

B. Lorraine Griffiths

Connellsville

Barbara Lorraine (Sandusky) Griffiths, 86, of Connellsville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at her home.  She was born Aug. 26, 1932, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Frederick and Kathryn (McGarrity) Sandusky.  More...

John W. Brush

Greensburg

John W. “Jack” Brush, 69, of Greensburg, peacefully passed away Monday morning, Nov. 5, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his loving family.  Jack was born in Mt. Pleasant on Sept. More...

Eva R. Duchek

Vanderbilt

Eva Ruth Roadman Duchek, 70, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at her home, while surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Feb. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

If you have a bunch of bananas at home, do just one thing: Separate them. Fruits and veggies emit ethylene gas into the air. Ethylene is a natural, odorless gas that speeds up the ripening process. 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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