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Connellsville church collects goods, money for the needy

By Karl Polacek
A wooden train holding food at the Calvary Assembly of God Church on South Pittsburgh Street in Connellsville is building a head of steam for its trip to the Connellsville Area Community Ministries. Parishioners at the Calvary Assembly of God Church ...

Building damaged, no injuries after Fayette recycling center fire

By Trib Total Media
A building at a Bullskin Township recycling center was damaged in a fire early Sunday morning, a Fayette County emergency dispatch supervisor said. No injuries were reported in the fire at B&R Recycling on Bellview Road, the supervisor said. The fire ...

Tenebrae returns for Connellsville’s St. Rita Roman Catholic Church

By Nancy Henry
The 24th annual Tenebrae service, hosted by the choir at St. Rita Roman Catholic Church in Connellsville, will be presented at 8:30 p.m. Good Friday. The ...

ATV rider injured in Stewart Township mishap

By Tribune-Review
An all-terrain vehicle rider was impaled by a tree branch as a result of an accident Sunday afternoon in Stewart Township, a Fayette County emergency dispatcher said. The accident, which reported at 4:12 p.m., occurred along Maple Summit Road, which is ...

Lynn: Dawson VFC to hold Easter egg hunt

By Beth Lynn
The Dawson Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt for area children at 1 p.m. Saturday on the lawn of the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Griscom and Howell streets, Dawson. All children ...

Henry: Yough River Trail Council races set for Saturday

By Tribune-Review
The 21st annual Yough River Trail Council races will be held Saturday. This annual day before Easter event has something for everyone and is always a great time. Participants can choose half marathon, 10 mile run, 10K or 5K run ...

Uniontown songwriter draws big inspiration from Bigfoot for new CD

By Mark Hofmann
A Uniontown singer/songwriter’s inspiration to sing a song about Bigfoot has inspired an entire album dedicated to those who hunt the legendary beast of debatable ...

Connellsville foundation preserves local theater treasure

By Barbara Starn
On the second floor of the Connellsville Community Center lies a hidden gem — the Edwin S. Porter Theatre. The newly formed Edwin S. Porter ...

Father-and-son blacksmiths still firing up forge in Farmington

By Franklin Lacava
While traveling the byways of the Laurel Highlands it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by a sense of nostalgia. It’s easy to imagine a scene ...

Frazier athlete shows teammates value of hard work

By Les Harvath
Every coach, regardless of the sport, follows the same mantra about team practices: Be on time. However, it didn’t take long for first-year Frazier girls basketball ...

Warrant issued for Hopwood man accused of burglary

By Tribune-Review
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Fayette County man suspected of committing several daytime burglaries of residences in the Hopwood area of North and South Union townships. State police at Uniontown Friday filed burglary and related charges against Edward ...

Seton Hill student to run for Connellsville Council

By Daily Courier
Ethan Keedy is seeking the Democratic nomination for Connellsville City Council. Keedy is a student at Seton Hill University, studying business and history. Keedy is ...

Dormant Connellsville community committee donates $3.7K

By Mark Hofmann
A festival committee in Connellsville that has been dormant for a decade recently made one last big gesture of giving to the city. The Connellsville Festival Association was formed around 1985 when the Freedom Festival and the Fall Foliage Festival committees ...

Members of Dawson church to continue Palm Sunday tradition

By Nancy Henry
The Palm Sunday march in Dawson has been held there for more than 35 years. And on Sunday, the tradition continues. Services at the Dawson Baptist Church begin at 11 a.m. After a short service, churchgoers will gather outside the church and ...

Brownsville man killed in 1-vehicle crash

By Tribune-Review
A Brownsville man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Washington County early Friday morning. Charles Brown, 55, was traveling south on Route 43 in California Borough when he lost control of his Jeep Cherokee while exiting the highway at …

Zimmerlink  seeking 4th term  in Fayette

By Mary Pickels
Republican Angela Zimmerlink is seeking a fourth term on the Fayette County board of commissioners. Zimmerlink, 54, was first elected in 2004, when the Republicans assumed ...

New HR director in place in Fayette; commissioner remains opposed to hiring

By Mary Pickels  and Liz Zemba
Fayette County’s human resources director took over Thursday amid controversy about her hiring by two of the three county commissioners and concerns raised by the third commissioner that it will result in the county spending more money on labor relations ...

Connellsville-area group shares photos, stories, legacy

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville Area Historical Society’s history was presented for the latest installment of the series to create future volunteer ambassadors to the county. President Karen Hechler was ...

Robbery charges against Elizabeth Township man dismissed

By Mark Hofmann
Charges against an Elizabeth Township man accused in the robbery of a Connellsville residence were dismissed on Thursday. Robbery, terroristic threats, simple assault, false imprisonment, disorderly conduct and harassment were dropped against Asa Thompkins, 25, of Everglade Drive, after no witnesses ...

Everyone encouraged to participate in Connellsville Holy Week events

By Nancy Henry
Having completed the Lenten Luncheon series, pastors of Connellsville Area Ministerial Association are planning two events for Holy Week that are important to the celebration of Easter. The Palm Sunday March has become an annual tradition. It will begin at noon ...

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