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Where's the beef? Thanks to Russian hackers, it's ever closer to home

MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania — Elaine Noll is standing in front of the cherry white and blue stand for Billy’s Country Smokehouse at the local farmers market. Wrapped around her left arm is a canvas bag filled with local roots and vegetables she has purchased. She is now listening as Shirley Stana explains to her the different fresh and smoked meats she has in her cooler from the local farm.
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Jesse Lance Dayton

Jesse Lance Dayton passed away Tuesday morning, June 8, 2021, in his home in Connellsville. He grew up in Uniontown and was a 2002 graduate of Laurel Highlands High School. After high school, he moved to the Steel City and attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, graduating with a degree in avionics.

Duane H. Bayles

Duane H. Bayles, of Uniontown, passed away peacefully, in his home, with his daughter by his side, Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the age of 97. He was born in New Salem, May 17, 1924, the son of Louis Bayles and Myrta B. Furman Bayles. He was predeceased by his...
Fayette County,

FCCAA Food Bank seeing decline in need for mass food distributions

The number of mass food distributions from the Fayette County Community Action Agency Food Bank has declined from last year, though organizers say a need still exists. “It seems the needs of the mass distributions are starting to decrease,” said David Bork, project manager for the FCCAA Food Bank. “We’re seeing less families as folks are getting back on their feet and back to work, which is fantastic.”

It’s getting hot out there

Of course, it always gets hot in summer but something is different. It’s only June and our planet is already warming rapidly. Out west a prolonged drought is tightening its grip and the fires are beginning since very little winter rain has fallen and plenty of fuel exists in the dried out vegetation.

Shirley Jean Gordon Thomas

Shirley Jean Gordon Thomas, 81, of Fairchance/Grindstone, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in her home. Born April 17, 1940, in Uniontown, she was a daughter of the late William and Margaret Newcomer Gordon. A resident of Grindstone since 1971, Mrs. Thomas was a dedicated and devoted member of New...

Diana Marie Alexander Alcorn

Diana Marie Alexander Alcorn, 86, of Uniontown, and formerly of Masontown, went to be with her Lord April 25, 2021, at LaFayette Manor Beechwood Court, Uniontown. Diana was born in Cokeburg, August 26, 1934, a daughter of the late Patsy and Jesilia Valente Alexander. She attended Masontown High School, graduating...

Local group plants flowers to raise awareness of gun violence

A local group was part of a national movement to wear orange to promote ending gun violence. On Friday, June 4, members gathered at the St. Paul A&E Church in Uniontown to plant 100 marigold flowers. “That is to symbolize the 100-plus people who die every day in America due...
Westmoreland County,

Wolf signs bill to extend pandemic regulatory waivers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday signed legislation to extend hundreds of waivers of regulations that his administration approved over the last 15 months under the authority of his pandemic disaster emergency declaration that lawmakers voted to end. Video above: Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward of Westmoreland...
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Connellsville gas price comparison: Cheapest gas in the area

(CONNELLSVILLE, PA) According to Connellsville gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.06 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Speedy Meedy's at 1697 University Dr. Regular there was listed at $3.19 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.25 at Sunoco at 225 Memorial Blvd, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.