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Uniontown natives’ charity honors friend wounded in Afghanistan

By Matt Faye
Five years after their best friend was critically injured while serving in Afghanistan, two Uniontown natives again will host an annual golf outing to benefit ...

Henry: Family fun, fireworks this weekend in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review 4:45 p.m.
Another big weekend in Connellsville begins with family fun and fireworks, sponsored by the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce. Beginning 6 p.m. Friday on Arch Street in front of City Hall, there will be lots of activities and lots of ...

Scott C’s July 4 Car Show planned in Connellsville

By Nancy Henry
Scott C’s Auto Sales will hold a  July 4th Car Show on Saturday. The staff has been planning the event with the help of Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce office manager Brooke Deason. “The car show will be a fun ...

Author, novel showcased at Connellsville event

By Laura Szepesi
The southwestern United States — not Southwestern Pennsylvania — was the inspiration for several novels about the French and Indian War penned by Jay ...

River crossing washed out, but Connellsville festival draws crowd

By Laura Szepesi
If Gen. Edward Braddock’s army had attempted to cross the Youghiogheny River in Connellsville this weekend, its members would have either been swept away like ...

Weather batters Connellsville-area bike trail

By Laura Szepesi
After weeks of wet weather, Southwestern Pennsylvanians live by the childhood rhyme: “Rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day.” Mother Nature isn’t listening. According ...

Librarian chronicles history of Fayette County executions

By Liz Zemba
A haunting photograph that captures a condemned killer’s final moments on the gallows 129 years ago inspired a law librarian to dig up the stories ...

PIC facility in Lemont Furnace serves kids, job seekers

By Mark Hofmann
The Private Industry Council’s new facility is a one-stop shop for comprehensive services for children to adults. In March 2014, the Private Industry Council held a ...

Injuries show Uniontown’s Forsythe her career path

By Les Harvath
Every once in a while, recent Uniontown Area High School grad Tia Forsythe can still hear popping, clicking and grinding sounds coming from her right ...

Monongahela Valley, Uniontown hospitals boost patient security

By Mary Pickels
Newly implemented technology and increased visitor security policies are among efforts two regional health care systems are utilizing in their patient care. Monongahela Valley Hospital is working to more securely register patients, while Uniontown Hospital is boosting safety measures for after-hours ...

Frazier Area sophomore knows rodeo

By Les Harvath
As a sophomore with the Frazier Area girls basketball team this past season, Hannah Fell recorded four double-doubles and had season highs of 14 points against Charleroi and 14 rebounds against Beth-Center. In describing the Commodores forward, coach Ken Poling focused ...

Brownsville museum a hidden gem

By Franklin Lacava
It’s tucked away in an inauspicious red brick building on a residential street in Brownsville. A converted fire station with glass block windows is probably ...

Advocates peddle development on Sheepskin Trail

By Joe Napsha
The proposed Sheepskin Trail that would connect Dunbar with Point Marion via a 32-mile rails-to-trails path that runs through Uniontown has the potential to be ...

Fourth events fill up weekend in Fay-West

By Marilyn Forbes
The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner and several area communities have events planned to help everyone in the Fay-West area celebrate and enjoy the weekend. Mt. Pleasant will once again be hosting its annual Third of July ...

Seniors from Fayette, Greene, Washington counties go for gold

By Chris Buckley
When the Senior Games resume in 2016, the annual event will return to its roots, marking a landmark year. The games will be held in Fayette ...

Connellsville veteran’s WWII diary in print at last

By Laura Szepesi
At age 92, Mike Prestia of Connellsville qualifies as a hero veteran of World War II, having survived 35 missions as a navigator aboard a ...

Former Masontown police officer held for trial on theft, illegal possession charges

By Liz Zemba
A former part-time Masontown police officer was held for trial on charges of theft and illegal possession of sawed-off shotguns, despite his attorney’s contention that one of the guns did not belong to anyone because it was locked away for ...

Connellsville chamber to host fireworks

By Nancy Henry
The city’s night sky will be lit up on July 3 with a huge fireworks display, sponsored by the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce. “It has ...

Appeals court stalls Democrat’s recount bid in Fayette County sheriff’s race

By Liz Zemba
A Fayette County man who was denied a recount request in the race for the Democratic nomination for sheriff filed an appeal in Commonwealth Court, but the court’s filing office sent it back Friday because required documents are missing. Judge Linda ...

Masontown man charged with Rostraver PNC robbery faces trial

By The Valley Independent
A Masontown man accused of an armed robbery at the PNC Bank in Rostraver will stand trial. Stephen William Gaza IV, 34, who lists an additional ...

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