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Fayette County residents warned muggy weather could cause health problems

By Karl Polacek
It will be hot with high humidity for one more day and night, according to the National Weather Service Pittsburgh office in Moon. But older ...

Man sentenced for fleeing from Redstone officer

By Tribune-Review
A Hiller man was sentenced to a prison term of 2 ½ to 5 ½ years, plus 90 days, for fleeing from a Redstone police officer during a traffic stop. Judge Linda Cordaro imposed the sentence on James Holcomb Jr. 38, ...

North Fayette municipal authority awaits study on water

By Karl Polacek
North Fayette County Municipal Authority board will make no decision about its plant or purchasing water until it reviews a study that will become available in August, board Chairman Philip Mahoney told those attending Tuesday night’s meeting. Mahoney also said the ...

Connellsville police search for armed robber

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville police are searching for a man who robbed a South Side convenience store late Monday. The man brandished a handgun. Police said a white man, ...

Attempted homicide charge dropped in Bullskin bat beating, but man held for trial on other counts

By Liz Zemba
A district judge dismissed a charge of attempted homicide against a Connellsville man accused of beating another man with a metal baseball bat. But Nathan Edward Williams, 29, was ordered held for trial on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, simple assault, ...

Former Fayette commissioner plans run as independent

By Liz Zemba
A former two-term Fayette County commissioner will seek a third term as an independent candidate. Sean Cavanagh, 49, of South Union will formally announce his candidacy ...

Uniontown homicide suspect says high blood sugar level should negate statements to police

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown man’s blood-sugar level was so high from diabetes complications that he didn’t understand state troopers when they questioned him in the fatal shooting ...

Police seeking suspect in Fayette motel robbery

By Tribune-Review
Police are looking for a man about 6 feet tall in connection with a robbery Monday at the Karlyn Motel office in German Township. The man threatened a woman employee with a handgun about 9:30 a.m. and left with a ...

Man charged with threats against Fayette firefighters

By Liz Zemba
Two Fayette County firefighters were helping police look for a South Connellsville man on the Youghiogheny River on Sunday afternoon when the man pointed a ...

Hundreds to participate in Nicholson Memorial Bike Run to benefit cancer patients

By Rachel Basinger
Hundreds of bikers are expected to make their way from Ed Nicholson and Sons Lumber Co. on Springfield Pike and wind their way through the Connellsville area during the Ninth Annual Scott Nicholson Memorial Bike Run. The fundraising event will start ...

VFW’s new national chief of staff has distinguished service pedigree

By Laura Szepesi
Allen Q. Jones, who has held many offices with the Veterans of Foreign Wars during his 70-year membership, will serve on the national level for ...

Connellsville Health Board discusses rundown properties

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville Health Board Monday night reviewed actions on several properties in the city. One property at 108-110 Gallatin Ave., previously declared a nuisance by the board, ...

Fayette County townships’ leaders worry about water plant

By Karl Polacek
The Fayette County Township Supervisors Association is concerned about ramifications that might occur if the North Fayette County Municipal Authority opts to close its 120-year-old water plant and then purchase water from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County. Some members of ...

Police: Woman tried to stab man in Fayette home

By Tribune-Review
A woman allegedly attempted to stab a man with a kitchen knife about 1:45 p.m. Monday, state police at Uniontown said. Robin Jean Reckart, 25, of the village of Martin was arraigned on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless ...

Motorcyclist flees police through Uniontown at 120 mph

By Tribune-Review
A motorcyclist led police on a high-speed chase through Uniontown before crashing Sunday afternoon. State police in Uniontown tried to stop John Burkland, 60, of Lemont Furnace for a traffic violation on West Main Street near the Connellsvillle Street intersection at ...

Uniontown pedestrian struck by vehicle, flown to hospital

By Liz Zemba
One person was flown by medical helicopter to a West Virginia hospital following a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Monday. The accident was reported at 9:13 a.m. on West Fayette Street, near a Sweet Peas convenience store, said Sue Griffith of Fayette …

Police group to host Bicycle Poker Ride

By Mark Hofmann
The annual Bicycle Poker Ride, presented by Connellsville Police Officers Association, will take place Aug. 9 in Yough River Park, Connellsville. As with previous years, ...

Former Fayette County Democratic chairman, county commissioner Lebder dies at 94

By Paul Peirce
Among Fred L. Lebder’s greatest attributes was his ability to work behind the scenes and build a consensus to benefit Fayette County residents, friends and ...

Panhandler charged with taking wallet in Fayette County, state police say

By The Tribune-Review
State police in Uniontown said a panhandler who grabbed the wallet of a woman who was giving him money on Friday was arrested after the incident. Arnold T. Cramer, 51, whose last known address was Fayette City, was arrested late Friday, ...

Henry: Churches to conduct festival this weekend in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
Immaculate Conception and St. John the Evangelist 2015 Summer Festival will be held 4-10 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday in the St. John’s parking, 908 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville. Festival attractions include Slovak food, chinese auction, various raffles, ...

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