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Fayette County woman pleads guilty to trying to kill romantic rival with SUV

By Rich Cholodofsky
A Fayette County woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges that she tried to kill her romantic rival last year with her sport utility vehicle. Danielle Falcon, 30, of Everson could get up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced in about three months by Westmoreland County Judge Debra …

Interchange named for longtime Democratic Party leader who advocated for Mon-Fayette Expressway

By Jacob Tierney
A longtime Fayette County commissioner and Democratic Party chief recalled Friday the decades-long struggle to amass the funding and political clout to complete the Mon-Fayette …

‘Faces and Voices of Connellsville’ taps local memories

By Nancy Henry
The “Faces and Voices of Connellsville” will be unveiled during a special premiere Tuesday at the Connellsville Carnegie Free Library. “Faces and Voices of Connellsville” …

Youth hockey team plans ‘Score a Goal for Hunger’

By Mark Hofmann
The Ice Miners Youth Hockey team wants to help the community. Members of the youth hockey team will be at the Halloween parade in Connellsville …

New Haven to host Halloween parade  on Tuesday

By Mark Hofmann
New Haven Hose Fire Company will host its 105th Halloween parade at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Connellsville. The parade will lineup and begin on Green …

Connellsville City Council pays into pension plans for police, firefighters

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council voted this week to pay $402,779 into the Police and Firefighters Pension Plan for the 2014 Minimum Municipal Obligations. The amount includes the $166,525.24 General Municipal Pension System State Aid received from the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s Office …

Police look for suspect in attempted child-luring incident in North Union

By Tribune-Review
State police at Uniontown are looking for a man who is suspected of child luring in North Union. The unknown black man, who was wearing a black hoodie and a covering over the lower portion of his face, approached an …

Masontown councilman charged with harassment

By Liz Zemba
A Masontown councilman is charged with harassment over an alleged shoving incident that was sparked by a Facebook post. Harry Lee, 72, was charged by borough Officer Alexis Metros during a town hall meeting Sept. 29 in the Veterans of …

Perryopolis going greener

By Marilyn Forbes
Volunteers will be helping to plant trees in Perryopolis on Saturday. The tree-planting project was made possible through a grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ TreeVitalize Program. The grant allowed the Perryopolis Parks and Recreation Authority to …

Connellsville preps for nighttime treating

By Marilyn Forbes
After a long stretch of hosting trick-or-treat during daylight hours, Connellsville council voted to bring the annual event back to nighttime in the city, and on the actual holiday. Youngsters will be able to go door-to-door from 6 to 8 …

‘Trunk or Treat’ events designed to keep everyone safe

By Marilyn Forbes
For many years, several churches and organizations have been hosting “Trunk or Treat” events as an alternative to the traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating. “Trunk or Treat” events ask people to park their vehicles in a designated area and distribute Halloween candy …

Springfield Halloween parades set for Saturday

By Pam Porterfield
The 49th annual Springfield Township Halloween Parade will be held Saturday. Parade will begin at 7 p.m. in Mill Run and 8 p.m. in Normalville. Children will receive a treat following the parade in Normalville. Parade is sponsored by the …

Redstone gets $90K grant for safety upgrade

By Bob Stiles
A Fayette County township will use a state grant in the hope of reducing accidents in a wreck-prone intersection, a municipal official said. Redstone was awarded $90,000 Thursday as part of $6.6 million earmarked to 37 municipalities statewide in Automated …

Frazier’s $22M school construction project moving on schedule

By Cindy Ekas
The $22 million construction of a new elementary/middle school in the Frazier School District is moving ahead on schedule. Nate Mallory, project manager for Massaro Construction Co., updated school board members on the project’s status at Wednesday night’s school board …

Harlem Wizards will take to the court against Connellsville All Stars

By Nancy Henry
The Harlem Wizards will put on a show of trick hoops and alley oops as they compete against the Connellsville All Stars Monday in Connellsville …

Connellsville council told Highlands Hospital has prevention plan for Ebola

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council touched upon the procedures and preparedness plan the city’s hospital has in place in the event of an Ebola case. Councilman Aaron Zolbrod, the city’s director of public safety, obtained a letter from Highlands Hospital’s infection preventionist, …

Burglars take $200 from Clark Elementary School

By Tribune-Review
State police are investigating an early morning burglary at the R.W. Clark Elementary School, part of the Laurel Highlands School District. According to Trooper James A. Pierce, state police and Uniontown city officers responded at 12:30 a.m. Saturday to a …

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