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Boeing to expand operations in Fayette County

By John D. Oravecz
Boeing Co. said on Friday it will expand its manufacturing subsidiary Argon ST in Fayette County, adding nearly 170 jobs over the next three years. Argon ST, which Boeing acquired in 2010, has 130 employees at two locations, the Fayette Business Park in Georges Township and a smaller location in ...

Paper accepting gifts for Holiday Gift Club

By Daily Courier
The Daily Courier’s Holiday Gift Club is accepting gifts for children until Dec. 11. The gift club, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps 2014 Toys for Tots campaign, will help provide needy children, mainly in the Fayette County area, ...

Connellsville posts $174K deficit

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council will introduce its 2015 budget during a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday. Council will also discuss the city’s financial issues during the meeting. “We are having this public meeting, which will also air on Armstrong Cable, ...

Connellsville-area kids encouraged to decorate city’s Christmas tree with handmade ornaments

By Mark Hofmann
It’s Christmas in Connellsville. Today, Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce today is hosting its Christmas in the Park at Yough Park, beginning at noon. At 6 ...

Connellsville posts $174K deficit

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council will introduce its 2015 budget during a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday. Council will also discuss the city’s financial issues during the meeting. “We are having this public meeting, which will also air on Armstrong Cable, ...

Paper accepting gifts for Holiday Gift Club

By Daily Courier
The Daily Courier’s Holiday Gift Club is accepting gifts for children until Dec. 11. The gift club, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps 2014 Toys for Tots campaign, will help provide needy children, mainly in the Fayette County area, ...

Connellsville-area kids encouraged to decorate city’s Christmas tree with handmade ornaments

By Mark Hofmann
It’s Christmas in Connellsville. Today, Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce today is hosting its Christmas in the Park at Yough Park, beginning at noon. At 6 ...

Christmas in the Park takes place Saturday in Connellsville

By Marilyn Forbes
Connellsville is celebrating the  season. With the Christmas in the Park taking place noon until 4 p.m. Saturday at Yough River Park and the annual Christmas ...

Brownsville Area Middle School administrator placed on leave in threat investigation

By Tribune-Review
A Brownsville Area Middle School administrator was placed on paid leave for his alleged involvement in a plot in March to have another school employee assault the superintendent and two former top administrators. Superintendent Philip J. Savini, 54, one of the ...

Uniontown man charged with taking $16K from PTO

By Bob Stiles
A Uniontown man was charged Friday with stealing more than $16,000 while he served as treasurer of a city school district parent-teacher organization. Paul G. Wozniak, 53, was arraigned on more than 100 counts of forgery and theft before Uniontown District ...

Architect picked to examine Fayette County jail

By Bob Stiles
A Pittsburgh firm has been selected to study expansion or renovations of the Fayette County prison. Commissioners Vincent Zapotosky and Angela Zimmerlink chose Astorino Architecture during a special meeting Friday. Commissioner Al Ambrosini, who continues to support construction of a prison by ...

Governor signs death warrant for convicted Fayette killer

By Paul Peirce
Gov. Tom Corbett signed an execution warrant Friday for a Fayette County man convicted of the brutal 2002 murders of three members of a North Union family after an argument over drugs. Mark Duane Edwards Jr., 32, is scheduled to ...

Monongahela man held for trial in heroin death in Belle Vernon

By Mary Pickels
A Monongahela man was held for trial Thursday for allegedly injecting a lethal dose of heroin into the arm of a friend. Terrence Lee Kelly, 42, is accused of injecting an overdose of heroin into the arm of Brian “Opie” ...

Uniontown man also charged in Connellsville burglary

By Mark Hofmann
A Uniontown man charged last week in a Connellsville robbery has been charged in connection with another burglary in the city this month. Juanya James Knopsnider, 18, of 91 Coolspring St. has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft by ...

Valve repair needed to control water levels at Greenlick dam

By Karl Polacek
Fayette County officials are working with a diving company and a machine shop to repair a valve that controls the level of the water at ...

State police probe alleged plot targeting educators in Brownsville

By Tribune-Review
State police say they’re investigating a possible plot to attack the Brownsville Area School District’s superintendent and two former top administrators. In a vague release issued Thursday afternoon, police said they’re looking at reports that a current administrator asked another employee ...

Geibel students help with Thanksgiving drive

By Mark Hofmann
Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School is in the midst of its annual Thanksgiving food drive for the St. Vincent de Paul Society and is making ...

Fire hits Dunbar Township trucking business

By Karl Polacek
More than a dozen fire companies from Fayette and Westmoreland counties responded to a commercial structure fire at the ICMI Industrial Park in Dunbar Township ...

Perryopolis girl excited to perform ‘Fiddler’ role

By Linda Harkcom
A Perryopolis girl will take the stage this weekend in Stage Right theater company’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” Emma Kate Angelo, 10, said she ...

Message of good cheer spread in Connellsville

By Marilyn Forbes
Thanksgiving comes once a year, but the message of good cheer and sharing felt at Connellsville’s annual dinner is one that lasts year long. “We look forward to this event every year now,” said Brian Higbee, City Church of Connellsville pastor. ...

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