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Friday, May 7th, 2021



Fay-Penn urging local restaurants, hospitality businesses to apply for funding

Fay-Pen Economic Development Council is letting local restaurants and similar hospitality businesses know about two available COVID-19 recovery programs. Read more


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Local students and organization donates 50 blankets for children in hospital

A local organization and middle school students worked to donate 50 blankets to a local hospital. Read more


Fayette police officers receive Congressional Badge of Bravery for actions in 2018 shooting

Two Fayette County police officers were among 18 officers across the country to receive the Congressional Badge of Bravery for their heroic acts during a 2018 shooting at a Masontown district magistrate's office. Read more


Gov. Wolf to lift COVID-19 mitigation on Memorial Day except for mask mandate

The Wolf administration said Tuesday it will lift the state's COVID-19 mitigation rules on Memorial Day with the exception of the face mask order. Read more

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Carter scores career-high 4 goals, Penguins blast Sabres 8-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the final days of a 16th season that came in the form of a 56-game sprint and included a cross-country trade, Pittsbur… Read more

Local roundup: Mustangs clinch playoff spot with 7-5 win at EF

Zack Koffler drove in two runs with a home run and a double as Laurel Highlands capped a doubleheader sweep at Elizabeth Forward with a 7-5 win to clinch a WPIAL baseball playoff berth in Section 3-AAAA on Thursday. Read more

Throckmorton earns Tri-CADA honor

Waynesburg Central’s Joe Throckmorton was named the Tri-County Athletic Directors Association Coach of the Year honor for wrestling after leading the Raiders to their first PIAA team championship. Read more

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Uniontown native appears in motion picture 'The Unholy'

A Uniontown native is continuing her climb up the showbiz ladder with a speaking role in a major motion picture now in theaters. Read more

History Center to offer free admission for teachers in May

To mark Teacher Appreciation Week, which starts Monday, the Senator John Heinz History Center and its family of museums will offer free admission for teachers and educators during the month of May. Read more

GO! Charts 5-6-21

The following is a listing of the Top 10 music, book and movie releases this week. Read more

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Biden: A demon or a dunce?

“In over two hundred years of history, I can’t think of a single administration that has been this radical and, and this hostile.” Read more

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: Two Fayette County police officers received the Congressional Badge of Bravery this week for their heroic actions during a 2018 sho… Read more

Country must address fiscal responsibility

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Weather Today

Heavy rain


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Cloudy, periods of rain. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.

Cloud Coverage:89%
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UV Index:4 Moderate
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