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Red Cross says blood supply runs short in Greater Allegheny region

By Karl Polacek 12:15 a.m.
An urgent need for certain blood types is being blamed on the snowstorms of March. “So, basically, storms that we had in March cancelled more than 200 blood drives, or 2,000 units of blood platelets,” said Steve Mavica, spokesperson for the ...

Connellsville Recreation Board installs signs in parks

By Mark Hofmann 12:15 a.m.
The Connellsville Recreation Board has placed new signs in the city’s 10 parks and are asking people to not only read the signs, but do ...

Improvements sought for Dickerson Run Park in Liberty

By Cindy Ekas 12:15 a.m.
Several members of the Dickerson Run Recreation Association will meet with state Rep. Ryan Warner on April 30 to discuss funding options for installing a jogging track and playground at the Dickerson Run Community Park located in the Liberty area. “We ...

Connellsville Housing Authority properties to get upgrades

By Karl Polacek 12:15 a.m.
Buildings and related facilities in the Connellsville Housing Authority’s Riverview and North Manor areas are in for an upgrade. The authority has been notified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development it will receive almost $210,000 for upgrades ...

Construction of Speedway in Perryopolis to affect traffic

By Karl Polacek 12:15 a.m.
The construction of a Speedway gasoline station and convenience store at the corner of Route 51 and Quaker Church Road in Perryopolis will cause traffic ...

Mill Run taxidermist honored at North American Taxidermy Championship

By Rachel Basinger 12:16 a.m.
Mill Run taxidermist Michelle Burkholder was honored recently before a record crowd at the 2015 North American Taxidermy Championship, hosted by Big Rock Sports LLC ...

Mancuso running for register of wills in Fayette

By Tribune-Review 12:16 a.m.
Soni Shaner Mancuso is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for register of wills in Fayette County in the May 19 primary election. “I see the need for elected officials who are motivated to move Fayette County forward,” she said. ...

Hempfield man accused of setting Dumpster ablaze in Fayette County

By Tribune-Review 12:45 a.m.
A Hempfield man is accused of setting a Dumpster full of wood paneling ablaze to make room for roofing shingles, then failing to call for help when flames shot 6 to 8 feet above the metal trash container. James Artman, 28, ...

Detours in place for work on routes 51, 30, 2027

By Bob Stiles
A section of Route 51 in Uniontown will be closed this week for work on Coal Lick Bridge, PennDOT officials said. The road between North Mt. Vernon Avenue and Penn Street could be closed as early as 7 a.m. Wednesday for ...

Connellsville church collects goods, money for the needy

By Karl Polacek
A wooden train holding food at the Calvary Assembly of God Church on South Pittsburgh Street in Connellsville is building a head of steam for ...

Building damaged, no injuries after Fayette recycling center fire

By Trib Total Media
A building at a Bullskin Township recycling center was damaged in a fire early Sunday morning, a Fayette County emergency dispatch supervisor said. No injuries were reported in the fire at B&R Recycling on Bellview Road, the supervisor said. The fire ...

Tenebrae returns for Connellsville’s St. Rita Roman Catholic Church

By Nancy Henry
The 24th annual Tenebrae service, hosted by the choir at St. Rita Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville, will be presented at 8:30 p.m. Good Friday. The ...

ATV rider injured in Stewart Township mishap

By Tribune-Review
An all-terrain vehicle rider was impaled by a tree branch as a result of an accident Sunday afternoon in Stewart Township, a Fayette County emergency dispatcher said. The accident, which reported at 4:12 p.m., occurred along Maple Summit Road, which is ...

Lynn: Dawson VFC to hold Easter egg hunt

By Beth Lynn
The Dawson Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt for area children at 1 p.m. Saturday on the lawn of the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Griscom and Howell streets, Dawson. All children ...

Henry: Yough River Trail Council races set for Saturday

By Tribune-Review
The 21st annual Yough River Trail Council races will be held Saturday. This annual day before Easter event has something for everyone and is always a great time. Participants can choose half marathon, 10 mile run, 10K or 5K run ...

Uniontown songwriter draws big inspiration from Bigfoot for new CD

By Mark Hofmann
A Uniontown singer/songwriter’s inspiration to sing a song about Bigfoot has inspired an entire album dedicated to those who hunt the legendary beast of debatable ...

Connellsville foundation preserves local theater treasure

By Barbara Starn
On the second floor of the Connellsville Community Center lies a hidden gem — the Edwin S. Porter Theatre. The newly formed Edwin S. Porter ...

Father-and-son blacksmiths still firing up forge in Farmington

By Franklin Lacava
While traveling the byways of the Laurel Highlands it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by a sense of nostalgia. It’s easy to imagine a scene ...

Frazier athlete shows teammates value of hard work

By Les Harvath
Every coach, regardless of the sport, follows the same mantra about team practices: Be on time. However, it didn’t take long for first-year Frazier girls basketball ...

Warrant issued for Hopwood man accused of burglary

By Tribune-Review
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Fayette County man suspected of committing several daytime burglaries of residences in the Hopwood area of North and South Union townships. State police at Uniontown Friday filed burglary and related charges against Edward ...

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