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Fayette Children and Youth Services to expand offices

By Karl Polacek
Fayette County Children and Youth Services is running out of space for its growing staff and will expand the present building at 130 Old New ...

Fayette Relay for Life moves to Uniontown church

By Marilyn Forbes
Its times may have changed and its location is different, but the mission and the passion for the annual Fayette County Relay for Life remains the same and as strong as ever as organizers and participants gear up for the ...

Belle Vernon Eagle Scout project draws praise

By Les Harvath
Have you ever sat at a wobbly wooden picnic table and wondered if it was ready to collapse? Or if your favorite beverage would spill ...

Scout restores Brownsville paddleboat’s smokestacks to earn Eagle award

By Mary Pickels
Jacob Bohna’s Eagle Scout project, a salute to the region’s river transportation heritage, will be easily visible to motorists driving along Brownsville’s Market Street for ...

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 ...

Brownsville ducky race postponed

By Joe Napsha
Brownsville’s annual ducky race on the Monongahela River that was set to launch on Saturday has been postponed to allow the sponsoring organization to get more people to volunteer for and take part in the event. “We need more volunteers ...

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 ...

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