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Thousands attend Connellsville Civil War Festival

By Mark Hofmann
The daylong Civil War Festival at Connellsville Area Junior High School put an audience on a music journey into the Civil War and in the ...

Ice Miners not returning to Connellsville

By Jason Black
The Keystone Ice Miners, an NAHL team based in Connellsville, will not return to Southwestern Pennsylvania next season, coach and general manager Michael Gershon said ...

2 charged with stealing man’s medication in Masontown

By Tribune-Review
Two men are charged with robbery and related offenses after they allegedly took prescription medication from a man at gunpoint, according to arrest papers. Jamal Anthony Younger, 25, of Pittsburgh’s Stanton Heights neighborhood, and John Charles Thomas Jr., 23, of Hibbs, ...

Charleroi man’s body found hours after disappearance on Youghiogheny River

By Tribune-Review
Funeral arrangements haven’t been finalized for a Charleroi man who disappeared in the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County while retrieving a football. The body of Josh McKenna, 26, was recovered from the river by rescue crews in Perry Township late Wednesday, ...

Connellsville students bringing Civil War to life

By Karl Polacek
The athletic field on the hillside above Connellsville Area Junior High School is echoing with the sounds and sights of the Civil War today, starting ...

Amish items available at Wavie and Janes in Connellsville

By Marilyn Forbes
People who enjoy Amish foods, preserves and meats, no longer have to travel outside of Connellsville. Wavie and Janes Emporium, 121 W. Apple St., has an ...

Fayette County Salary Board approves hires

By Tribune-Review
The Fayette County Salary Board this week created an additional full-time supervisory position for the Children and Youth Services office at an hourly rate of $21.14. The board also created four additional caseworker positions at an hourly rate of $15.12 per ...

Porterfield: Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 15th annual golf outing

By Pam Porterfield
The Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 15th annual golf outing June 5 at Glengarry Golf Links, 168 Lentz Road, Latrobe. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with noon shotgun start. There will be a $10,000 hole-in-one contest, skins ...

Connellsville gifted students stage ‘Living Wax Museum’

By Cindy Ekas
Connellsville Elementary gifted students brought alive famous American historical figures Wednesday night during “The Living Wax Museum” presentation for their parents, grandparents and friends. The event ...

DA’s office recused from Fayette man’s $110K cocaine case

By Mary Pickels
The state Attorney General’s Office will be asked to prosecute a Fayette County man accused of trying to sell $110,000 worth of cocaine to an undercover police officer and leading an assistant district attorney on a high-speed chase, because the ...

Fayette deputy warden asks for more guards

By Mary Pickels
A deputy warden at the Fayette County jail Wednesday asked the prison board to consider hiring three to four more full-time corrections officers, citing high overtime costs coupled with difficulty in filling certain shifts. The board took no action on the ...

Fayette County Salary Board adds jobs, OKs additional hirings

By Mary Pickels
The Fayette County Salary Board on Wednesday approved several new jobs and the hiring of numerous employees for departments, including Children and Youth Services, Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation and human resources. It was the board’s first meeting since September. The panel consists ...

Emergency crews search Youghiogheny River in Layton for Charleroi man

By Karl Polacek
Catherine McKenna stood on the banks of the Youghiogheny River in Layton on Wednesday watching as emergency crews searched the river for her son, Joshua ...

Connellsville Area’s $4.8M budget gap raises specter of layoffs

By Mark Hofmann
The Connellsville Area School Board passed a preliminary budget Tuesday for 2015-16 that includes a more than $4 million deficit and the possibility of staff reductions. The proposed budget, passed unanimously, includes revenues of $69,323,625 and expenditures of $74,073,913, leaving a ...

Connellsville Area School District rethinks grading

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville Area School Board will be presented with proposed changes to the district’s grading system at its June 8 agenda session. Members of the board’s curriculum committee met with district officials Tuesday to review the proposed changes. The proposed changes would bring ...

Police in Fayette County seek witnesses to motorcycle accident

By Tribune-Review
FAYETTE COUNTY SOUTH UNION Police seek witnesses to fatal motorcycle crash State police in Uniontown are seeking witnesses to a fatal motorcycle accident late Monday in South Union. Steven R. Witteman, 22, of Allison was killed in the accident ...

Connellsville Area Senior High School students work on mural in East Park

By Marilyn Forbes
From birds in flight to bike trail features, the tunnel walls leading to East Park have been adorned with color and creations by artists from ...

Young Connellsville maestro composes, conducts

By Mark Hofmann
A 13-year-old student has taken his interest in music to the page and to the stage. Parker Carte, a Connellsville Junior High School student, loves ...

Lineup set for Lions Club’s annual Kids Fest in Connellsville

By Nancy Henry
The ninth annual Kids Fest will be held June 8 at Murphy Hall. The event is free. It is sponsored by the Connellsville Lions Club and ...

Fayette County area graduates gather for Golden Reunion

By Mark Hofmann
It was a day of memories. The fourth annual Golden Reunion was held Monday at East Park. Those who  attended graduated from Connellsville, Dunbar and Geibel ...

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