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3 oppose incumbent GOP Fayette commissioner

By Liz Zemba
Four candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for Fayette County commissioner. Incumbent Angela Zimmerlink of Redstone faces a challenge from Evelyn Hovanec of North Union, Patrick Lion of South Union and David Lohr of South Connellsville. The two Republican candidates who finish ...

Couple hope Connellsville shop will attract trail users

By Marilyn Forbes
New Haven Trailside Treats, on Connellsville’s West Side, will open today. “This is a great spot for us,” Louann Mongell said. She and her husband James are ...

Connellsville to host job fair

By Nancy Henry
The first Job and Education Fair will be in Connellsville next week. Sponsored by the Connellsville Area Community Ministries, Carnegie Free Library and the Greater Connellsville ...

Trail preparation commences in Connellsville

By Laura Szepesi
The weather Friday felt more like late October than late April, but that didn’t stop Yough River Trail Council volunteers from thinking summer thoughts. The council, ...

Harrisburg priest named bishop of Greensburg diocese

By Debra Erdley
Reality was still setting in for the Rev. Edward Malesic, bishop-elect of the Diocese of Greensburg, as he met Friday morning with representatives of his ...

Fayette judge: Man not competent to stand trial for fatal stabbing

By Tribune-Review
A Fayette County man charged with homicide in the death of a Uniontown woman has been found not competent to stand trial. Darius “Boo” Samuel, 23, was charged after a birthday party turned violent on Feb. 22, 2014, in a Fairchance ...

Energy firm fights Fayette County zoning ruling

By Liz Zemba
An energy company has appealed one of the conditions imposed by the Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board on a special exception that lets it pump water out of the Monongahela River. The board in February granted the special exception to West ...

Houston pipeline firm sues North Union Township over road work

By Liz Zemba
A Houston-based operator of natural gas pipelines has accused a Fayette County township of accepting $50,000 to pave a road, then failing to do the work. Texas Eastern Transmission said in a civil lawsuit that it gave North Union $50,000 in ...

Suspect held in Connellsville robbery

By Karl Polacek
John Anthony Saban Jr. of 4822 Broad St., Pittsburgh, was held over on multiple charges, including robbery and terroristic threats, for Fayette County Court following a preliminary hearing Thursday before District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. The case involved an incident that ...

Connellsville, Fayette officials vow to find solution to WCVI building problem

By Karl Polacek
Officials from Connellsville and Fayette County agreed Thursday to work together to find money to demolish the aging WCVI building in the city. Although several possibilities were discussed during a meeting in the Commissioners Room at the courthouse in Uniontown, no ...

Unique Connellsville art helps feed needy

By Marilyn Forbes
Stepping outside the box to find new and fun ways to collect food for the area’s needy, Connellsville Area Community Ministries launched a spring campaign ...

Connellsville chamber continues efforts to beautify city

By Nancy Henry
Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce is busy with community projects year-round, but spring is especially busy. Spring is when the chamber begins its street banners and ...

Former Connellsville sergeant accused of having sex with 15-year-old

By Paul Peirce
A former Connellsville police sergeant accused of trading sex for his promise of not arresting a teen and her boyfriend on drug and weapons charges, ...

Official says Connellsville on right path

By Laura Szepesi
Valuable local history lurks right outside the doors of southwestern Pennsylvania homes. That includes the Connellsville area, which is headed on the right path to ...

Everson council agrees to buy 40 American flags

By Marilyn Forbes
Everson Borough Council this week agreed to purchase 40 new American flags. Council President Mike Banaszak said the street department employees voiced concerns about the condition of the American flags that were being placed along Brown Street during patriotic holidays. Council ...

Geibel Catholic ready to hold annual auction

By Marilyn Forbes
From outdoor fun to indoor relaxation, the upcoming Geibel Spring Auction will have something for everyone. In addition to a live auction, there will be a silent auction, basket raffle and dessert auction, which will feature homemade sweets donated by parents, ...

Ex-Masontown part-time officer charged with possessing sawed-off shotguns

By Paul Peirce
An investigation into a 2013 domestic dispute involving a former Fayette County policeman resulted in criminal charges being filed Wednesday against the officer, alleging theft and possession of four illegal, sawed-off shotguns. Former part-time Masontown police officer Robert Lee Kelly Jr., ...

Porterfield: Mt. Zion Christian, Acme, hosts spring school program

By Pam Porterfield
Mt. Zion Christian Academy, Acme, will hold a free spring school program at 7 p.m. Friday in the Mt. Zion Community Church building. For directions, visit mtzionacme.org or call 724-547-3028 by 5 p.m. • This year’s Christian Family & Children’s ...

THON plaque marks campus’ $1M milestone

By Cindy Ekas
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in North Union celebrated a milestone Tuesday evening with the unveiling of a THON plaque celebrating the campus, its ...

$3.5M glass sculpture’s story begins, ends in rural community of Dunbar

By Liz Zemba
A $3.5 million glass sculpture by a world-renowned artist that graced a Virginia billionaire’s estate sits crated and virtually unnoticed in the unlikeliest of places ...

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