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Storm causes scattered power outages in central Westmoreland County, parts of Fayette County

By Tribune-Review
A storm that moved through central Westmoreland County Tuesday night left between 1,000 and 2,500 West Penn Power Co. customers without electricity, but the utility said the majority of customers should have their power restored by 6 p.m. Wednesday. Among the ...

Connellsville native returns to State Theatre to direct family favorite ‘Mary Poppins’

By Linda Harkcom 12:26 a.m.
The magic of “Mary Poppins” will take the stage July 17, 18 and 19 at the State Theatre for the Arts in Uniontown. Connellsville native ...

Aaron’s Building site review approved by Connellsville Planning Commission

By Karl Polacek 12:21 a.m.
Connellsville Planning Commission Tuesday approved a site review for the first floor of the Aaron’s Building. Shallenberger Construction filed the request for the site review for the reconstruction of the former Aaron’s furniture store at 139 N Pittsburgh St. “This is just ...

Fire destroys Upper Tyrone residence

By Mary Pickels
State police fire marshals are investigating a blaze early Tuesday morning that left little of a Fayette County home standing. “There was a lot of heavy ...

Bentleyville babysitter denies injuring tots

By Liz Zemba
A Bentleyville man accused of breaking a 2-year-old girl’s collarbones testified on Tuesday he was “stern” with the girl, but he denied hurting her or her 6-month-old sister. “I do not feel responsible for these injuries,” testified Joshua Tannous, 20, ...

Defense: Fayette County baby sitter’s abuse case a cover-up

By Kari Andren
The attorney for a man accused of injuring two young girls said Monday that the case against him is a cover-up by the girls’ parents to hide their abuse of the children. Attorney Anthony Bompiani told a jury of eight women ...

Eagle Scout’s project at Connellsville cemetery unearths family history

By Nancy Henry
Mario Ruggieri, a 2015 graduate of Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School, had a busy senior year and is having an even busier summer before heading ...

Connellsville kicks off farmers market

By Nancy Henry
Opening day for the farmers market in Connellsville kicks off this Saturday. It will be in the PNC parking lot on West Crawford Avenue, across the street form the Connellsville Canteen. The market will open at 8 a.m. and run until noon ...

Nurse who dropped baby at Uniontown Hospital won’t lose job

By Nicole Chynoweth
A nurse who dropped a newborn in Uniontown Hospital will not lose her job, a hospital spokesman said Monday. The infant, Eli Murdock, suffered a fractured skull on June 30 when he slipped from the hands of a nurse who was ...

Fayette County man injured in WV fireworks mishap

By The Associated Press
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 of Morgantown suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. They were taken ...

Upper Tyrone Township Sewage Authority seeks $1.8 million for plant project

By Rachel Basinger
Upper Tyrone Township Sewage Authority has agreed to seek a $1.8 million revolving line of credit from Scottdale Bank & Trust to continue to pay for expenses with construction of a sewage plant while it waits to close on a ...

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 …

Connellsville pavilion, horseshoes to preserve woman’s memory

By Marilyn Forbes
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
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
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
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
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 …

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