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New office manager touts Greater Connellsville Chamber

By Marilyn Forbes
A new face is being seen hitting the streets of Connellsville and its surrounding areas as the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce’s new office manager Brooke Deason makes her rounds to drum up more interest in the group. “I think …

Experience ‘Faces and Voices’

By Tribune-Review 1:21 a.m.
From 3 to 6 p.m. today and through Dec. 1 during regular hours at the Carnegie Free Library, you can see “Faces and Voices of Connellsville,” a unique production by Michael Sahaida, a professional photographer from Pittsburgh. Thirty-two area residents …

Masontown bakery owner hopes for recipe for success

By Mary Pickels
Michelle Aubele grew up in the small Fayette County town of Masontown and remembers watching her grandmother, Betty Mae Boord, bake. So when she decided …

Fay-West food banks feeling hunger pains

By Marilyn Forbes
When the leaves begin to fall, thoughts turn to the upcoming holiday seasons. But for many in the Fay-West area, the season may not be merry as they struggle to make ends meet while putting food on the table. Many …

Scottdale funeral director to head state group

By Mark Hofmann
A local funeral director was nominated and installed as a governor of the state’s association of funeral directors. Frank Kapr, the owner and president of …

Frazier cross country letter winner stays on the run

By Les Harvath
Ask any and all long-distance runners what thoughts are bouncing through their minds as they traverse often equally bumpy trails and terrain. From A to …

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 …

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 …

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