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High temperatures, low gas prices could entice 30.4M holiday travelers

By Karl Polacek
The Labor Day weekend weather in the region will continue to be sunny with a light breeze and warm temperatures from the southeast, according to ...

Former Fayette County attorney jailed on parole violation

By Liz Zemba
A former Fayette County attorney who overdosed while on parole was sent to jail Friday to finish a 23-month sentence. Brian J. Salisbury, 36, of ...

Connellsville Area School District to honor Hall of Fame inductees

By Mark Hofmann
A new class of inductees for the Connellsville Area School District Hall of Fame will be honored next week. “Our Hall of Fame was established by the Falcon Foundation in 2010, so this is actually our sixth class,” said Bob McLuckey, ...

Uniontown sex offender wants lewdness charges dropped

By Liz Zemba
The attorney for a registered sex offender accused of standing naked in an upstairs window of a Uniontown house as children exited a school bus ...

Hiring of 8 full-time prison guards in Fayette County OK’d

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County is looking for a few good corrections officers. Warden Brian Miller on Thursday said he is lining up potential candidates to fill eight full-time positions approved by the salary board. He anticipates recommending a number of individuals for hire ...

Merit Manor sewer line still a concern

By Karl Polacek
The Bullskin Township/Connellsville Township Joint Sewer Authority is still seeking a solution to the problem of construction of a sewer line in Merit Manor. Board members and Alex Pounds, with Widmer Engineering, the authority’s engineering firm, this week discussed finding another ...

Repairs on Adelaide Road set to begin

By Karl Polacek
Dunbar Township Super- visor Ron Keller said Thursday night that work will begin on patching the road between Route 201 and the village of Adelaide next week. Keller said traffic will be restricted on Adelaide Road while crews patch the surface. “Bear ...

Frazier School District mulls $1.5M loan

By Cindy Ekas
Frazier School District is exploring the possibility of approving a $1.5 million tax anticipation loan. At Thursday night’s work session, business manager Kevin Mildren recommended the school board consider a tax anticipation loan to make funding available while state officials ...

Operator should have waited after ATV, train collision, Perry Township chief contends

By Karl Polacek
A collision between a CSX train and an ATV between Dawson and the village of Layton in Perry Township was reported on Thursday afternoon. But A.J. Boni, chief of the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department, expressed displeasure with the railroad ...

Troopers plan checkpoints on Fayette County roads

By Tribune-Review
State troopers will be conducting sobriety checkpoints through Sunday at various locations in Fayette County. Troopers based at the Uniontown station will be monitoring roads in the area this week, according to a news release. Police did not identify the roads or ...

Uniontown fugitive wanted in shooting captured

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown man wanted in connection with a May 14 shooting was captured in Ohio and is now in the Fayette County Prison. Tommy Tase “Man ...

Fayette County fugitive sighting leads to chase in Morgantown, W.Va.

By Tribune-Review
The U.S. Marshals Service and Morgantown (W.Va) police are searching for a Pennsylvania fugitive in Morgantown. Phillip Mosley, 34, of Fayette County, is being sought for violating his Pennsylvania parole in 2010. He has been a fugitive since that time. Early Thursday, ...

Porterfield: Normalville firefighters to sell hoagies

By Pam Porterfield
Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department will be selling hoagies Saturday at the intersection in Normalville and at the Saltlick Township fire hall in Indian Head. • Happy birthday wishes to Chuck McClain, who celebrated his birthday on Aug. 30. • Common ...

Uniontown first responders use antidote to revive man who overdosed on heroin

By Joe Napsha
An unconscious Masontown man who overdosed on heroin was revived Tuesday afternoon in the Uniontown police station parking lot by emergency medical responders who administered an opiate antidote, city police said. Kyle Matthew Pokorny, 31, of North Washington Avenue was being ...

Dunbar Twp. man, 82, accused of trying to rape home health aide may get probation

By Mark Hofmann
An 82-year-old Dunbar Township man accused of attempting to rape his home health aide waived his charges to Fayette County court with a tentative plea arrangement. John Francis Owade was charged with criminal attempted rape and indecent assault. His preliminary hearing ...

Father, son offered plea deals in child pornography case in Fayette County

By Liz Zemba
A father and son who are former teachers in Fayette County have been offered intermediate punishment with house arrest after allegations they possessed child pornography. Robert ...

2nd defendant to enter plea in Connellsville homicide

By Tribune-Review
A second defendant in the stabbing death of a Connellsville man is scheduled to enter a plea to charges that include homicide. Robert Daniels Jr., 44, and his son, Robert Daniels III, 19, are charged with homicide, conspiracy, robbery, theft, receiving ...

Man charged with sexual assaults on girl in Fayette

By Tribune-Review
A 43-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a girl who was under age 13 several times at two Fayette County residences between December 2001 and September 2010, state police at Belle Vernon said. The suspect, Robert Joseph Murphy of Bethel ...

Connellsville father to plead guilty in stabbing

By Liz Zemba
A Connellsville man accused in a stabbing death is scheduled to plead guilty to charges that include homicide. Robert Daniels Jr., 44, and his son, Robert ...

Bridge, road grants OK’d for work in Perry Township

By Cindy Ekas
The Perry Township supervisors Tuesday entered into an agreement with the Fayette County Conservation District for two grants totaling more than $150,000 that will be earmarked for repairing Wickhaven Hollow Road and Wickhaven Road and replacing a bridge. The supervisors were ...

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