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Fayette County’s head detective named chief adult probation officer

By Liz Zemba
A retired state trooper has been named chief adult probation officer for Fayette County. James “Cass” Caccimelio will assume leadership of the adult probation office on ...

Dawson Grange Community Fair stands out by staying free to attend

By Mark Hofmann
The 36th Annual Dawson Grange Community Fair will return later this month with a new fair president and two new events geared toward children. The fair, which was the recipient of the 2014 Pennsylvania Fair of the Year Award from ...

Connellsville diners can again ‘Savor the Avenue’

By Nancy Henry
The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce is again hosting Savor the Avenue, an evening of dining, performances and the  atmosphere of Mardi Gras set in the heart of downtown Connellsville. Billed as the longest dinner table in Fayette County, the ...

Acme teen excited to experience fair as queen

By Marilyn Forbes
Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center student Aleshia Hissem was crowned the 2015 Fayette County Fair Queen on Thursday. “I am really looking forward to ...

Mother of Fayette County killer wants to testify in closed courtroom

By Liz Zemba
The mother of a Fayette County man sentenced to death for killing a hitchhiker wants to tell a jury at his resentencing that he was abused as a child, but she does not want her husband or anyone outside the ...

Woman threatened with knife at ATM in Uniontown

By Paul Peirce
A Fayette County woman told police that a female robber threatened her with a carving knife Friday morning when she pulled up to an automated teller machine to withdraw cash at a Smithfield Bank. State police in Uniontown are asking the ...

Additional charges filed in Connellsville vandalism case

By Mark Hofmann
Additional charges were filed Thursday against a Mt. Pleasant man and woman allegedly responsible for the rash of vandalism incidents in Connellsville that occurred in ...

Ceremony, parade mark start of 61st annual Fayette County Fair

By Mark Hofmann
The 61st annual Fayette County Fair officially kicked off 10 days of fun on Thursday with recognition of agriculture education. During the fair’s opening ceremony, ...

Connellsville Lions Club concert series continues through Sept. 6

By Nancy Henry
The Connellsville Lions Club continues to present its Lions Square Summer Concert Series in Connellsville. The final six bands scheduled will be bringing a variety of crowd-pleasing music to the venue on Sunday nights, now through Sept. 6. Concerts start at 7 ...

Connellsville man arrested for firing handgun in city’s East Park

By Karl Polacek
After an incident Wednesday night during which a Connellsville man allegedly shot a handgun in the city’s East Park, Mayor Greg Lincoln said plans are ...

Fayette man gets house arrest in prescription painkiller scheme

By Liz Zemba
A Fayette County man who is one of seven people accused in a painkiller scheme was sentenced on Thursday to 24 months in a probationary program, with 18 months to be served on house arrest. Scott E. Bloom, 43, of Hibbs, ...

Man with handgun robs Fayette County bar, patron

By Paul Peirce
State police in Uniontown are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a busy Fayette County bar with a handgun early Thursday and fled with cash from the register and a patron. The robbery occurred at 12:37 a.m. ...

Woman accused of stabbing man at Fayette housing complex

By Tribune-Review
A Fayette County woman became angry and stabbed a man she accused of spying on her while she had sex with another man in a Redstone apartment Thursday morning, state police at Belle Vernon allege. Troopers arrested Kaylee D. Black, ...

Fair weather expected for opening of Fayette County Fair

By Mark Hofmann
All roads are open, and the skies are  expected to be clear for the 61st annual Fayette County Fair. “It’s going very well so far,” ...

3 taken into custody after shots fired at East Park in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
One man and two women were taken into custody by police Wednesday night after one or more gunshots were fired where a group of people had gathered at East Park in Connellsville, according to police. There were no injuries reported as ...

Connellsville Circles program fights poverty

By Laura Szepesi
With vigilance and care, the circle of poverty can be overcome and families can be led out of it — and stay out — said ...

Musical ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ to be performed in Connellsville

By Pam Porterfield
Come enjoy the popular musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Edwin S. Porter Theater, inside the Greater Connellsville Area Community Center, 201 E. Fairview Ave. Tickets are $12 and $10 ...

Lower Tyrone man’s appeal on sewage permit denied, but supervisors sympathetic

By Marilyn Forbes
Lower Tyrone supervisors this week addressed an appeal by Duane Stewart on the revocation of his sewage permit, which had been issued to him for his property at 260 Wilson Road. Based on a recommendation by the Department of Environmental Protection ...

Fayette warden wants to add 8 full-timers

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County’s jail warden wants to hire eight more full-time corrections officers to bring the total number to 50. Brian Miller made the recommendation to the prison board on Wednesday. He said he based the request on an internal study prepared ...

Fayette County doctor expects to go to prison in prescription scheme

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown podiatrist accused of prescribing thousands of pain pills to patients in exchange for receiving up to half of them back testified he won’t fight the allegations and expects to be sentenced to prison. Dr. William Ainsley on Wednesday testified ...

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