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Initials carved into pig in Georges Township

By Tribune-Review
State police in Uniontown said they are investigating a cruelty to animals incident, in which someone carved initials into the side of a pig in Georges Township, Fayette County, over the weekend. According to police, a 40-year-old Fairchance man reported …

Fayette County man injured in WV fireworks mishap

By The Associated Press 6:05 p.m.
FAYETTE COUNTY LAKE LYNN Man injured in mishap involving fireworks A fireworks accident that injured a Fayette County resident and another man in Monongalia County, is being investigated by West Virginia State Police. Donnie Kuykendall of Lake Lynn and Lucas Davis ...

Connellsville pavilion, horseshoes to preserve woman’s memory

By Marilyn Forbes 7:20 p.m.
Kylie Sage loved horses. When you think of Kylie you think of horses, said family members. So collecting horseshoes was a natural step when family members were ...

Historical society aims to preserve Connellsville connections to conflicts

By Laura Szepesi 7:20 p.m.
Check your attics, your closets, your cabinets and basements. Connellsville Historical Society wants to preserve family memories — especially military memories. Connellsville’s Canteen, on West Crawford ...

Grief support given for loss of pets

By Linda Harkcom 7:20 p.m.
Veterinarian Justin  Kontir of Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital in Mt. Pleasant Township said about five percent of his patients who lose a pet experience a level of grief for which they need outside support. “It’s amazing how  attached some people ...

Connellsville-area municipalities getting less return from gas impact fees

By Karl Polacek 7:20 p.m.
Some local municipalities are seeing a decrease this year in Pennsylvania Act 13 Impact Fees, which for some would mean adjusting their budgets. Act 13 funds can be used for roadways, public safety, environmental programs, agricultural preservation and career and technical ...

Geibel Catholic acting, music camp enters 4th year

By Linda Harkcom 7:20 p.m.
Geibel Catholic Junior- Senior High School and acting and music teacher Nick Bell will again offer a special summer camp which makes professional theatrical training available to area youth. Bell said this is the fourth year for the theater camp he started. “It ...

87th St. Rita’s Festival scheduled in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
The 87th St. Rita’s Festival is Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Anyone of any age can enjoy themselves playing games including bingo; eating delicious Italian food, baked goods and ice cream; and just running into everyone else who is having a ...

Artist of the month from Chalk Hill goes back to nature

By Karl Polacek
“I’ve been painting all my life, really,” said Connie Shoaf, 75, of Chalk Hill. Shoaf is the Fayette County Courthouse Law Library Artist of the ...

Grandmother of boy dropped at Uniontown Hospital says he’s in ICU

By Stacey Federoff
A boy who was a day old when a nurse accidentally dropped him at Uniontown Hospital is in intensive care, his grandmother said Saturday. Angelique Parker of Brownsville said her grandson’s temperature was unstable because of his head trauma, prompting …

Uniontown set for free summer concert series

By Franklin Lacava
Music aficionados of all ages may wish to clip and save the tentative dates for this season’s schedule of free concerts presented Monday evenings throughout ...

Fayette County men recount fathers’ roles in World War II

By Laura Szepesi
As V-J Day approaches, two local residents remember their fathers who served during World War II. For those who don’t know what V-J Day was: it ...

Post-war ‘welcome’ still stings Vietnam War veteran from Connellsville

By Laura Szepesi
Fifty years has not mellowed the melancholy of many who fought in the Vietnam War — although technically, the 10-year conflict wasn’t even called a ...

Aaron’s building review planned

By Karl Polacek
When the Connellsville Planning Commission meets Tuesday, members will have a chance to review complete plans for the renovation of the Aaron’s building, at the corner of Apple and Pittsburgh streets. Tom Currey, city zoning and health officer, said ...

Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant fireworks postponed until Sunday

By Karl Polacek
Heavy rains Friday night forced organizers to cancel fireworks displays in Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant. Both have been rescheduled for Sunday night. Connellsville fireworks are ...

Investigation into dropped baby at Uniontown Hospital continues

By Tribune-Review
A police investigation into the circumstances that resulted in a nurse dropping a newborn baby at Uniontown Hospital is ongoing, according to a city police detective. Detective Donald Gmitter said the day-old infant sustained a skull fracture when dropped at the ...

Funeral planned for Connellsville teen who died in crash

By Mark Hofmann
Funeral arrangements have been set for an 18-year-old Bullskin teen who died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident in Bullskin on Tuesday evening. Brenden Durbin ...

Connellsville fireworks display back to riverbank

By Mark Hofmann
The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce fireworks display set for tonight has been moved back to the Youghiogheny River banks, across from Connellsville City Hall. On ...

Pam Porterfield: Church events, family reunions, benefits abound in Fayette County

By Pam Porterfield
The Indian Creek Baptist Church, 311 Baptist Church Road, Mill Run will hold its annual homecoming picnic Saturday. Bring the whole family and enjoy the following events: Noon, parade; 1 p.m., flag ceremony with VFW Post 12019; 2 p.m., games ...

Boy, 5, in stable condition after fall from window in Fayette County

By Tribune-Review
A 5-year-old boy is in stable condition after falling from a second-story window Wednesday night in Fayette County. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. at a home along Frick Street in Hiller, Luzerne Township, according to a Fayette 911 dispatcher. …

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