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Laurel: To Connellsville Community Ministries. The organization is preparing for the holiday season, one of its busiest times of the year. And it’s the time when many Fay-West area families need help. Ministry officials say they have had more families sign up for help this year than in past years — but donations are slow to come. If you can, lend a hand to the local agency. Anything would be helpful.

Congratulations (with a caveat): To all our newly elected officials at the state and federal levels. Now that you have won your office, please don’t forget to listen to the people who put you there.

R.I.P.: Former Connellsville Councilman Ted Alisantrino passed away this week. He served from 1994-98. Ted loved the city and worked hard during his term. One of his main projects was to get composting started in the city. And more than 10 years later, the program continues. Our condolences to his family.

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