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Inaugural event to initiate Arts Endowment program set for Connellsville

By Nancy Henry 8:12 a.m.
An Evening of Art will be presented Saturday at Murphy Hall in Connellsville. This inaugural event will initiate the Fayette County Achievement in the Arts Endowment. It is being sponsored by the Connellsville Rotarians and the Fayette County Cultural Trust. …

Annual book sale to be held Saturday at Connellsville’s Carnegie library

By Nancy Henry 8:12 a.m.
When Daylight Savings Time begins or ends each year you can set your clock with the certainty that FRIENDS of Carnegie Free Library will be …

Fayette trick-or-treaters will have to bundle up

By Marilyn Forbes 8:12 a.m.
It’s trick-or-treat for those in Connellsville, South Connellsville, Dunbar and Springfield Township on Friday. And it’s going to be a chilly one. Weather forecasters say trick-or-treaters may have to top their Halloween costumes with a warm coat or heavy sweater. …

CAHS Patriots to host veterans luncheon

By Nancy Henry 8:12 a.m.
The CAHS Patriots is honoring all veterans during a special program on Nov. 8 at the Readiness Center located in Connellsville Township. Friday is the deadline for veterans to make their reservation for the free luncheon. The special event will …

Fayette DA urges end to verbal warfare

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County’s district attorney on Wednesday called for an end to personal attacks against a commissioner who has doggedly pursued a controversial $32 million prison. …

New Fayette County polling places set for Tuesday’s election

By Tribune-Review
Several polling places throughout Fayette County have been moved from their previous locations for the Tuesday general election, according to Larry Blosser, election bureau director. In Jefferson, voters who went to the Grindstone Social Hall on Central Street will now …

Smithfield-Masontown Road section reopens

By Tribune-Review
A section of Smithfield-Masontown Road reopened Wednesday to traffic as work finished on the replacement of a bridge between Highhouse Road and Church Street Extension, PennDOT officials said. The closure was put in place so department crews could replace the …

Daley to face Cook in 49th District

By Chris Buckley
The Valley’s longest standing state lawmaker, Peter J. Daley touts more than three decades of achievements in seeking re-election to the 49th Legislative District. His …

CAHS announces 2015 spring musical

By Mark Hofmann 8:12 a.m.
The creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and altogether “ooky” Addams Family will be the 24th musical for Connellsville Area High School in March. “As I looked …

More than 100 attend preview of video project ‘Faces and Voices of Connellsville’ at library

By Marilyn Forbes
The 32 people from Connellsville and the surrounding areas who were interviewed for the “Faces and Voices of Connellsville” project came from all walks of …

2 Fayette commissioners indicate plan to oust chairman

By Liz Zemba
The fallout from scrapped plans to build a $32 million prison in Fayette County could cost its strongest proponent his leadership post. The board of commissioners in Fayette County will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday to nominate …

Wrongful death lawsuit in Fayette County fatal shooting cites access to guns

By Liz Zemba
A wrongful death lawsuit filed in Fayette County claims that the mother of a teenager accused in the fatal shooting of a Connellsville man let her children have unsupervised access to loaded firearms. William Oburn Little IV, 22, died Jan. …

Florida man warns Connellsville junior high schoolers about smoking dangers

By Mark Hofmann
A Florida man visited Connellsville Area Junior High on Tuesday to tell a personal story and warn students about tobacco use. Bill Cousins of Ocala, …

Connellsville mayor says city must cut spending, reduce debt as budget process begins

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council will be faced with a challenge as it meets for its first budget planning session on Thursday — to find a way to cut expenses and to get out of debt. Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. …

32nd District seat in Pa. perceived as pivotal for chamber control

By Kari Andren
Experts say the nearly $2 million spent by candidates in a bitterly fought state Senate race centered in Fayette and Somerset counties is off the …

School program to offer incentives to keep elementary students reading in Connellsville

By Mark Hofmann
In an effort to further promote reading in a local elementary school, students will face off in a reading competition that organizers hope will help …

Connellsville code officer: Nothing done on WCVI site

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville’s health code officer will continue to monitor whether the new owner of the former WCVI building will take any action in maintaining the property or demolishing the building. “He has done nothing with the building,” health code officer Tom …

Parents: $14K missing from Connellsville Little League’s coffers

By Mark Hofmann
Police are looking into the Connellsville Little League because concerned parents have questioned the league about finances and made a formal complaint. Connellsville City Police Chief Jim Capitos said the department just started an investigation based on a formal complaint …

Wrongful death lawsuit filed by inmate’s mother amended

By Tribune-Review
A federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the mother of a Fayette County inmate who hanged himself has been amended to add two defendants. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh alleges that no one noticed as Derek Thomas, …

Filing seeks to dissolve nonprofit corporation

By Tribune-Review
Two board members for the nonprofit Masontown Industrial Development Corp. have filed a petition seeking to dissolve the entity and liquidate its assets Through attorney Daniel Webster of Uniontown, J. Vance Weimer and Mark J. Durant filed the request Friday …

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