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Project Talent fills Connellsville community center with creepy things

By Mark Hofmann
Project Talent wants to make sure October is full of myths, legends, ghosts and haunted hallways in the Greater Connellsville Area Community Center. Starting Friday, Haunted Hallways will debut on the second floor of the community center as a haunted-house …

York Avenue Bridge could remain 1 lane for 3-5 years

By Karl Polacek
The York Avenue Bridge in Connellsville is officially down to one lane of traffic. Orange water-wall barriers, similar to Jersey barriers, were installed on the …

WCVI owner: Building not that bad

By Karl Polacek
Leighton Simpson, the New Jersey developer who won the bid for the long vacant WCVI building at 131-139 E. Crawford Ave. in Connellsville, said the …

Geibel announces homecoming court

By Marilyn Forbes
Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School has announced its 2014 Homecoming Court. Senior candidates are Jini Ahn, Jessica Cocciolone, Karly Judy, Ashley Tomasko and Bailee Lynn …

Uniontown man to stand trial on drug, gun charges

By Tribune-Review
A Uniontown man was held for trial on numerous felony drug and weapons charges following a preliminary hearing Tuesday before District Judge Michael Metros. David Onyeama Alum, 31, was charged on Sept. 12 following a raid on a Lawton Avenue …

Apple Dumpling Festival planned  at Connellsville Presbyterian Church

By Nancy Henry
Thursday is the Apple Dumpling Festival at the Presbyterian Church. You can enjoy an apple dumpling, ice cream and coffee or punch for $5. A sandwich and coleslaw will be available for $3. Apple dumplings will be sold to take …

Car, bike show to outfit South Connellsville police

By Nancy Henry
South Connellsville Police Officers Equipment Fund will benefit from a car and bike show on Saturday. The 5th annual event, sponsored each fall by Scott …

‘Zombieville’ rises again for Connellsville 5K race

By Nancy Henry
Connellsville becomes “Zombieville” on Saturday as the Running Dead 5K Zombie Run/Walk returns for its second year along with the spirit of the Halloween season. …

Tangled Up in Brew beer festival returns to Connellsville

By Mark Hofmann
Tangled Up In Brew, the event for those who love to make and taste home-brewed beer, will return for its fourth year in Connellsville. “This year, it seems we have more brewers and they’re bringing more varieties of beer,” said …

Falcons to host ‘Kitty Cat Game’

By Marilyn Forbes
Area residents will be able to enjoy volleyball games while supporting a cause at Wednesday night’s Connellsville Area Senior High School Falcons “Kitty Cat Game.” The games will be played in the gymnasium. Although admittance is free, concessions and various …

Expect delays on I-70 in vicinity of New Stanton

By Bob Stiles
Motorists could be limited to single-lane travel at night near the New Stanton interchange of Interstate 70 so a crew can do work, PennDOT officials said. The restriction is expected to begin Monday and occur only when needed between  9 …

Time capsule sealing planned during Perryopolis Pioneer Days

By Karl Polacek
This weekend, Perryopolis is celebrating its heritage. The annual Perryopolis Pioneer Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The festival began in 1989 and has continued to attract large crowds. Most of the festival’s events are held in Sampey …

Tyrone Presbyterian Church plans calendar party at community center

By Beth Lynn
Tyrone Presbyterian Church will hold a calendar party starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Brownfield Community Center, 291 Banning Road, Dawson. Tickets are $10. A Chinese auction will be held and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, …

Seven Springs ski patrol director honored

By Joe Napsha
Richard “Dick” Barron wanted a break when he returned home in 1969 after a year of fighting in Vietnam – where he “celebrated” his 21st …

Pioneer Days a celebration of Perryopolis past

By Marilyn Forbes
Focusing in the rich flavor of its truly impressive historical nature, the annual Perryopolis Pioneer Days are a step apart from the other area fall festivals, offering its visitors a glimpse into the days of yesteryear in a setting fit …

Fayette County officials respond to complaints about jail

By Mary Pickels
Fayette County’s prison board on Friday took no action after reconvening a meeting recessed on Wednesday. The 45-minute meeting included a review of numerous “concerns” involving the jail’s correction officers and emailed to the county commissioners, who sit on the …

Dunbar library in jeopardy of closing

By Linda Harkcom
A lack of support from the community has put the Dunbar Community Free Public Library in jeopardy of closing. “The patrons, adults and children, attending has slowly dropped over the years. They only seem to attend Summer Reading Program and …

Zombie Prom to benefit nonprofit

By Nancy Henry
Animal SnipPets is a spay/neuter organization that focuses on the trapping, neutering and returning of stray/feral cat colonies in the Fayette County area. Its purpose …

Ambrosini won’t give up on new prison for Fayette County

By Liz Zemba
A Fayette County commissioner, who lost support to build a $32 million jail, said he is pursuing alternative ways to have the lockup built, drawing the ire of one colleague. “There are some other avenues we are exploring right now, …

Connellsville author releases series of 3 books

By Nancy Henry
Author Ceane O’Hanlon-Lincoln has written and released a paranormal mystery series that is sure to thrill readers who enjoy a good scare at this spooky …

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