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Uniontown man sentenced to 30 months for threatening Obama and his family

By Brian Bowling
A Uniontown man serving a state sentence of 12½ to 25 years in prison will spend 15 more months in federal prison for threatening President Obama and his family, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Joseph H. Savage, 35, pleaded guilty in ...

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority’s future at risk

By Mark Hofmann 1:46 a.m.
A public forum will be held Thursday in the Connellsville Community Center to discuss the possibility of dissolving the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority and to discuss other options that might be available, according to a legal notice which appeared in the ...

Permit for Connellsville hotel still in hands of state

By Karl Polacek 1:46 a.m.
Developers for a hotel planned on Connellsville’s West Side are still waiting for approval from the state Department of Environmental Protection for a permit application. Alex Pounds, with Widmer Engineering, told members of the city’s planning commission Tuesday that sometimes the ...

Perry cracks down on trash accounts

By Cindy Ekas 1:46 a.m.
The Perry Township supervisors agreed Monday night to mail warning letters to approximately 50 residents concerning delinquent garbage accounts. Chairman A.J. Boni said the mailing will begin today and will continue for the next 10 days. “Residents who do not bring their ...

Normalville singer’s dream coming true

By Linda Harkcom 1:44 a.m.
A young Normalville woman’s star continues to rise. Katelyn Ritenour, 19, known internationally as country music singer Katelyn Rose, has made the leap from being a ...

Lone robber holds up Vanderbilt store

By Tribune-Review 12:15 a.m.
Police are searching for a robber who held up a Vanderbilt store Tuesday evening. The suspect robbed The Tri-Town Market at 921 Leisenring Vanderbilt Road at about 7:25 p.m., according to Fayette County 911. According to a post on the store’s Facebook ...

Man accused in crash that killed Export driver rejects plea offer

By Tribune-Review 12:15 a.m.
A Chalk Hill man accused of homicide by vehicle rejected a plea offer calling for one to two years in prison. Daniel Linn Evans Sr., 59, rejected the offer during a brief hearing on Tuesday before Judge Nancy Vernon. Vernon ordered ...

Uniontown man shot in head still in coma; 3 suspects sought

By Mary Pickels
A Uniontown man remained in a medically induced coma in a Pittsburgh hospital Tuesday, more than three days after he was shot in the head ...

Man says fall cost him a leg, sues Uniontown auto shop

By Tribune-Review 12:15 a.m.
A Georges man alleges in a civil lawsuit that one of his legs was amputated after he injured it by falling down an unmarked cliff located behind an auto-repair shop on Iowa Street. Edward O’Brien was attempting to look at a ...

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

By Mary Pickels 12:15 a.m.
A Florida man was in prison Tuesday on aggravated assault charges 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, Fla., was ...

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 ...

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