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Fayette man dies after accidental fire in home

By Tribune-Review
A 61-year-old man who had to be resuscitated Saturday following a fire in the laundry room of his home died several hours later at a Pittsburgh hospital. Robert J. Maguire of Redstone was overcome by smoke and had to be rescued from his home at on Filbert-Orient Road following the 1 ...

Gun stolen from Fayette courthouse, used in suicide

By Liz Zemba 11:40 p.m.
Fayette County Sheriff Gary Brownfield said he has implemented security measures in his office because of the theft of a handgun that was used in ...

Fire damages state Rep. Ryan Warner’s office in North Union

By Tribune-Review
As investigators continue to investigate the cause of a fire that seriously damaged the Nu-Metrics Green Filter USA building in North Union Sunday, state Rep. Ryan Warner has announced his district office in the complex is closed until further notice. The ...

Connellsville gets spring scouring

By Cindy Ekas
Connellsville City Councilman Aaron Zolbrod said he was inspired to organize the citywide spring cleanup, held for the second year on Saturday, because he cannot ...

National veterans charity to receive funds raised in Connellsville pageant

By Cindy Ekas
A Connellsville pageant Saturday raised money for Final Salute Inc., a charity that promotes awareness about the alarming number of homeless female veterans. The winners will ...

Connellsville-region grads to converge for Golden Reunion

By Nancy Henry
“We just want people to come to East Park for an afternoon and have some fun,” said Lou Durbin, an organizer for the fourth annual ...

Fire at North Union industrial building ruled accidental

By Tribune-Review
Investigators have determined a fire that erupted at the New Metric Green Filter USA building Sunday morning on University Drive in North Union Township was ...

Henry: Job and education fair slated for Wednesday in Connellsville

By Nancy Henry
Connellsville Area Community Ministries, the Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce and the Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville are holding a job and education fair from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Wednesday at Murphy Hall. There is no admission fee. More than ...

FRIENDS of Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville seeks members

By Nancy Henry
As April draws to a close FRIENDS of Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville is wrapping up its 2015 membership drive. The month of April is ...

Lynn: Crazy Cowboy Band to perform at Dawson Brownfield center

By Beth Lynn
The Crazy Cowboy Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Brownfield Community Center, 291 Banning Road, Dawson. There is a $2 admission fee. If you would like to make a night of it, come early for a spaghetti ...

Champion Christian School students to present biblical-based musical

By Linda Harkcom
Champion Christian School students will present a musical with a biblical theme in Geyer Performing Arts Center. Musical Director Dean Pizer Jr. said the musical he chose is “State Route 47,” a 60- minute, one-act musical. “We wanted something with biblical interaction, ...

Belle Vernon students advance to state history competition

By Mary Pickels
Belle Vernon Area School District’s 24 winners at the National History Day regional competition in Pittsburgh represents the highest number of winners in the district’s ...

Laurel Highlands teacher ‘humbled’ by St. Vincent award

By Marilyn Forbes
A great teacher can make a long-lasting impression on their students, and each year, St. Vincent College gives freshmen the opportunity to single out one ...

Geibel grad dreams big, lands role in second feature film

By Linda Harkcom
Uniontown’s Mere Davis has gone from being a child watching the “Wizard of Oz” on the silver screen to starring in a full-length feature film. ...

Tourism grant funds give boost to Brownsville

By Joe Napsha
A Brownsville revitalization organization has received $17,500 in grants to market the Flatiron Heritage Visitors Center and its Frank L. Melaga Art Museum, as well as upgrade the heritage center. The Brownsville Area Revitalization Corp., which operates two independent museums in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Uniontown Lady Red Raiders softball players playing with heart

By Les Harvath
Fresh off their 2014 team motto of “Don’t Stop Believing,” the Uniontown Lady Red Raiders girls softball team adopted a new motto for the current season, “Play with Heart.” But they may also add “The Caring Team” to that motto. Although ...

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 ...

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