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Police: Florida man arrested for hitting, dragging Dunbar Township man with truck

By Mary Pickels 12:55 p.m.
A Florida man was in prison Tuesday morning, charged with aggravated assault, after allegedly striking and dragging another man with his truck in Dunbar Township early Saturday morning. State police at Uniontown said David Lee Weaver, 54, of Cape Coral, …

Bike Fest returns to Yough Park

By Linda Harkcom
On Saturday, the Unity of Connellsville, a center for spiritual growth, and Project Talent Theatre Workshops will host Bike Fest 2015 at Yough Park in Connellsville. “It is a follow-up for Unity of Connellsville’s Bike4kids community service program, plus we ...

Connellsville Recreation Board revives Tangled Up in Brew

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville Recreation Board is planning for its annual October fundraiser, Tangled Up in Brew, in Yough Park. Home brewers are invited to participate in the event, where they can share their unique recipes to thirsty attendees. “Save the dates have been sent ...

Fayette County commissioner Zapotosky upholds promise, won’t seek 3rd term

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County Commissioner Vincent Zapotosky on Monday announced he will honor a 2007 campaign promise and not seek a third term. “I wanted to stick to my word that two terms would be the extent of my service,” said Zapotosky, ...

Former Fayette prison worker files suit in attack

By Liz Zemba
A former civilian kitchen worker at the Fayette County Prison contends in a federal civil rights lawsuit she was seriously injured when a guard attacked her, despite advanced pleas for help to the warden and two deputy wardens. Through attorney Noah ...

New York man pleads guilty in Nemacolin incident

By Liz Zemba
A New York man who police said had to be subdued with a Taser when he resisted arrest at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington awaits sentencing on two misdemeanor charges. Alexander T. Lowell, 24, of White Plains on Monday pleaded guilty ...

Coroner’s office releases identity of Addison man killed in Route 40 crash

By Tribune-Review
The Fayette County coroner’s office has released the identity of the Addison man who died in a two-truck crash in Henry Clay Township Sunday afternoon. Geoffrey Cornes, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the crash at 12:35 p.m. ...

Inaugural Geibel STEM camp gives pupils interactive, fun science experience

By Mark Hofmann
The first STEM Camp at Geibel Catholic Junior Senior High School was held last week with 2-liter bottle rocket experiments and other feats in engineering ...

Car cruises held every week in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
The Scott C’s/Bud Murphy’s car cruises are being held every Thursday evening at Murphy Hall. There is no admission charge. You will find Barry’s Italian Ice and other refreshments. There are free games for kids. Proceeds benefit Connellsville Area Community ...

Addision man killed in Route 40 collision

By Tribune-Review
A 46-year-old Addison man was killed Sunday afternoon and two others injured when two pick-up trucks collided along Route 40 near the intersection of Route 281 in Henry Clay Township, state police at Uniontown said. The victim, whose identity was not ...

Show on stilts comes to Connellsville

By Nancy Henry
The Carpetbag Brigade performs physical theater and takes stilt walking to a new level. The ensemble will spend time in Connellsville this month performing for those in attendance at Savor the Avenue and offering a weeklong instructional class at the ...

We’re only a week away from the start of the Dawson Grange fair

By Beth Lynn
Are you ready yet? Only one week and counting until the beginning of the 36th annual Dawson Grange Community Fair, which will be held Aug. 10-15 at the Grange fairgrounds at 110 Chaintown Road, Dawson. For more information, visit Facebook ...

Fayette Children and Youth Services to expand offices

By Karl Polacek
Fayette County Children and Youth Services is running out of space for its growing staff and will expand the present building at 130 Old New ...

Fayette Relay for Life moves to Uniontown church

By Marilyn Forbes
Its times may have changed and its location is different, but the mission and the passion for the annual Fayette County Relay for Life remains the same and as strong as ever as organizers and participants gear up for the ...

Belle Vernon Eagle Scout project draws praise

By Les Harvath
Have you ever sat at a wobbly wooden picnic table and wondered if it was ready to collapse? Or if your favorite beverage would spill ...

Scout restores Brownsville paddleboat’s smokestacks to earn Eagle award

By Mary Pickels
Jacob Bohna’s Eagle Scout project, a salute to the region’s river transportation heritage, will be easily visible to motorists driving along Brownsville’s Market Street for ...

Fayette County’s head detective named chief adult probation officer

By Liz Zemba
A retired state trooper has been named chief adult probation officer for Fayette County. James “Cass” Caccimelio will assume leadership of the adult probation office on ...

Brownsville ducky race postponed

By Joe Napsha
Brownsville’s annual ducky race on the Monongahela River that was set to launch on Saturday has been postponed to allow the sponsoring organization to get more people to volunteer for and take part in the event. “We need more volunteers ...

Dawson Grange Community Fair stands out by staying free to attend

By Mark Hofmann
The 36th Annual Dawson Grange Community Fair will return later this month with a new fair president and two new events geared toward children. The fair, which was the recipient of the 2014 Pennsylvania Fair of the Year Award from ...

Connellsville diners can again ‘Savor the Avenue’

By Nancy Henry
The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce is again hosting Savor the Avenue, an evening of dining, performances and the  atmosphere of Mardi Gras set in the heart of downtown Connellsville. Billed as the longest dinner table in Fayette County, the ...

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