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Canteen displays dish out pieces of Connellsville history

By Marilyn Forbes 5:15 p.m.
When it was planned, the Connellsville Canteen was to be a replica of the original canteen that served World War II troops in the city in the 1940s. Now the impressive facility houses walls covered in local history, with many visitors ...

Patsy Cline tribute coming to Connellsville theater

By Barbara Starn 5:15 p.m.
Patsy Cline’s music is timeless and beloved. Her songs will touch people’s hearts once again as Cathi Rhodes pays tribute to the country legend at ...

Brownsville hopes grant can help launch project

By Joe Napsha 5:10 p.m.
Improving Dunlap Creek in Brownsville, developing a canoe-kayak launch site into the Monongahela River and exploring the idea of a creating a hiking trail along the creek are among Brownsville’s goals for $25,000 of a $50,000 grant from a Pittsburgh ...

Man injured in North Union fire

By Tribune-Review 2:48 p.m.
Authorities said a North Union Township man was hospitalized early Saturday with injuries suffered when a fire destroyed his home. A spokesman for the Fayette County Emergency Management Center said four fire companies responded to the 2:45 a.m. alarm on …

Designs by Frank Lloyd Wright nominated for World Heritage inclusion

By Bob Karlovits
Fallingwater in Fayette County is one of 10 sites designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The list ...

Gaming proceeds fund emergency units

By Mark Hofmann
Thanks to funding from proceeds from slot-machine gaming, local fire departments and response organizations in Fayette and Westmoreland counties will be receiving nearly $150,000 in ...

Monessen woman dies in truck-car crash on Route 51 in Fayette County

By Tribune-Review
A 26-year-old Monessen woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash Friday on Route 51 in Franklin Township. State police in Belle Vernon reported Sasha ...

Storm watch in effect for Sunday, Monday in Fayette County

By Karl Polacek
Winter is nowhere close to being over yet. Friday’s snowfall caused several area schools to cancel classes and kept street departments busy during the early hours. But ...

Porterfield: Donegal Christian school plans blood drive

By Pam Porterfield
There will be a blood drive at Champion Christian School’s North Campus in Donegal, 1076 King’s Way, 1 to 7 p.m. Monday. Walk-ins are welcome, but if you would like to sign up for a specific time, visit redcrossblood.org or ...

Connellsville finances discussed

By Mark Hofmann
Ideas were exchanged Thursday night for the first of what is hoped to be many upcoming meetings for Connellsville to increase revenues and decrease expenses. Along ...

Geibel distributes new computers to each student

By Marilyn Forbes
Explaining that it will take students one step further in the technology world of today, Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High Principal Don Favero said the school ...

Fayette officials reappoint dead man

By Mary Pickels
The recent reappointment of a deceased member to a long-inactive authority board led Fayette County commissioners Wednesday to consider how notifications are handled when appointing or retaining representatives of county boards. “We will be smarter next time,” Chairman Vincent Zapotosky said. Earlier ...

Rustic Ridge Mine permit request criticized

By Karl Polacek
Approximately 100 people appeared at the Donegal Community Center on Wednesday to hear comment on the permit application by LCT Energy LP of Johnstown for a new deep mine in the Donegal Township and Saltlick Township areas, called Rustic Ridge ...

Fayette County zoning board considers proposed resort in Dunbar Township

By Mark Hofmann
The Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board will give its decision regarding a proposed resort in Dunbar Township within 45 days of review. A hearing, continued from November, was held Wednesday involving Geno Gallo’s request for a special exception to property zoned ...

Connellsville business owner’s loss of pet prompts fund for animal respirators

By Mark Hofmann
A local businesswoman’s family has set up a fund to help two local fire departments acquire animal respirators after the loss of the woman’s cat in a house fire. Lynda Sparks, owner of West Side Jewelry in Connellsville, was thankful the ...

Measles warning issued to Connellsville

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville city health officer Tom Currey informed board members this week that he received a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning about a measles outbreak. According to Currey, the warnings were issued after several people who visited Disneyland in California ...

South Connellsville Mayor Casini arraigned in gun case

By Mark Hofmann
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for South Connellsville Mayor Peter Matthew Casini on charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition after police allege he ...

Man charged with robbing Uniontown service station

By Tribune-Review
A Uniontown man has been charged with robbing a Marathon service station last weekend. Ricky R. Grapes Jr., 35, was arraigned before District Judge Michael Metros and ordered held in the county jail after failing to post $50,000 bond. He ...

Ticket sales set for Connellsville Area High School annual musical

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville Area High School will begin selling tickets for its 2015 musical production of “The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy,” beginning Tuesday. The production ...

Major storm skips past Fay-West area

By Karl Polacek
The mountain areas in Fayette and Westmoreland counties received from 3 to 6 inches of snow by Monday afternoon, but the lower elevations around Connellsville ...

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