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Uniontown woman charged in robbery spree

By Mary Pickels
A Uniontown woman has been charged with robbing two city businesses and attempting another robbery on Sunday night. Amber Jane Reinhart, 31, was arraigned before District Judge Michael Metros on numerous counts of robbery, theft, receiving stolen property, terroristic threats, simple assault and criminal attempt. She was placed in the …

Bullskin election violations end in ARD sentences

By Mary Pickels 6:57 p.m.
Two Bullskin Township supervisors and a former supervisor were approved on Tuesday for a probationary program that will wipe clean their criminal records after a Fayette County grand jury accused them of election code violations. Senior Judge Ralph Warman approved …

West Virginia truck driver acquitted in fatal crash

By Mary Pickels
A Fayette County jury on Monday found a West Virginia man not guilty of homicide by vehicle in a 2012 crash that killed an Adah woman. Jacqueline Tremblay, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene of the June 8 collision …

Geibel Catholic in Connellsville again achieves national academic excellence

By Rachel Basinger
The high academic excellence at Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School in Connellsville has not gone unnoticed. For the second time, the school was recognized by …

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority has no comment on city’s letter

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville Redevelopment Authority on Monday took no action concerning a letter city council had sent the board, complaining of lack of communication between the two. The board did go into a half-hour executive session after its regular monthly meeting. Upon …

Water service in Connellsville restored

By Stacey Federoff
A water-line break in Connellsville early Monday left about 15 customers without service for most of the morning. Customers near the break at West Apple …

Classic car, bike show to be held at Connellsville tech center

By Nancy Henry
A classic car and bike show will held 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center. There will be music, food, door prizes and you can test drive a Ford from Davies Ford to help …

Plans being finalized for the Gayle Music Festival in Connellsville

By Linda Harkcom
A desire to bring music back to East Park and honor a Connellsville woman who made teaching music her life has given birth to the …

Angels of Mercy stepping up efforts for new Fayette County animal shelter

By Cindy Ekas
The closing of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals building has led the Angels of Mercy Animal Rescue & Adoption Agency to step up its efforts to secure a new animal shelter in Fayette County. The group …

Another vote against blight planned in Connellsville

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville Councilman Aaron Zolbrod is hoping council can come together on Tuesday and support and finally pass the abandoned properties and vacant structures ordinance. Council is set for meet for its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at city …

Connellsville council looks at burning ordinance

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville Council this week is slated to vote on adoption of a burning ordinance. According to Mayor Greg Lincoln the city has received many calls during the summer months related to residents burning garbage. And it’s become a real problem. …

Perry Township’s Layton Bridge will close for repairs

By Bob Stiles
Motorists won’t be able to use a Fayette County bridge for several hours this week so repairs can be made, PennDOT officials said. The Layton Bridge in Perry Township is expected to be closed to traffic between  9 a.m. and …

Leisenring Presbyterians set monthly food distribution

By Beth Lynn
Leisenring Presbyterian Church will hold its monthly food distribution from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. • Lower Tyrone Township supervisors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Brownfield Community Center, 291 Banning Road, Dawson. • Dawson Volunteer Fire Company regrets …

Belle Vernon adds 5 to football hall of fame

By Bruce Wald
Five past standout players representing five different decades were inducted into the Belle Vernon Area Football Hall of Fame during halftime of the Leopards’ home football game against Thomas Jefferson High School on Friday. Also honored posthumously was Belle Vernon …

Chalk Hill’s Klay winery plays host to harvest festival

By Marilyn Forbes
Celebrating the autumn with entertainment, great food and activities, the annual Chili Cook-off and Laurel Highlands Harvest Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 with the one-day event offering a little bit of everything. The …

Frazier educator awarded as 1st runner-up for National Teacher of Year

By Marilyn Forbes
Frazier physics, pre-engineering and robotics teacher Michael Steeber was recognized on Friday at the high school in Perryopolis as first runner-up for the Air Force …

Ground broken for 54-room Cobblestone Hotel in Connellsville

By Marilyn Forbes
“This is a great day for the city of Connellsville,” Mayor Greg Lincoln said at Friday morning’s groundbreaking ceremony for a new hotel to be …

7 Connellsville ‘elite’ honored

By Rachel Basinger
Seven individuals were inducted into the Connellsville Area School District Hall of Fame on Friday. Organized by the Falcon Foundation, Bob McLuckey, chairman of the …

Caring volunteers share skills, time

By Marilyn Forbes
Several volunteers could be seen across Connellsville on Friday, painting and clearing brush and weeds, spending the day outdoors instead of in their offices as …

Police confiscate suspected heroin in Uniontown raid

By Tribune-Review
A police raid Friday morning on a Lawton Avenue home netted one arrest, a stolen handgun and heroin with a street value of $3,600, according to police. David Onyeama Alum, 31, is charged with drug possession, possession with intent to …

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