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2014-07-17 16:22:01

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fayette County Cultural Trust announced today that the FirstEnergy Foundation plans to donate $100,000 to help fund economic development activities in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. The grant - $25,000 per year over four years beginning in 2014 - will be used to help redevelop the Connellsville downtown area and provide assistance to local small businesses. "We greatly appreciate the generous support from the FirstEnergy Foundation,...

2010-06-16 13:15:00

California University of Pennsylvania students will gain clinical experience at new center in Connellsville, Pa. CONNELLSVILLE, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration in one of Pennsylvania's most medically underserved regions promises a brighter future for children with autism and their families. Highlands Hospital, a not-for-profit community hospital in Connellsville, Pa., has entered into a consultation agreement with the Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic to develop...

2010-06-16 12:54:00

DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukote Inc., a producer of toner and environmentally friendly print cartridges, has announced an expansion of its manufacturing plant in Connellsville, PA. The expansion will make Nukote's U.S. plant the first fully-integrated laser toner print cartridge remanufacturing center in the United States. At the facility, Nukote will collect and process empty print cartridges, manufacture toner, remanufacture cartridges and distribute them to resellers...

2010-05-04 13:09:00

CONNELLSVILLE, Fayette County, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will invest $204,000 to improve Youghiogheny River Park in Connellsville, Fayette County, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary John Quigley said today. The funds will help connect the park to the river and stabilize the river bank, and expand trail amenities along the Great Allegheny Passage including secure showers and bike-washing facilities. "For many years, communities turned their backs...

2008-09-26 00:00:23

By Tamara Simpson Girardi It didn't take long for Penn State Fayette's chancellor, Emmanuel Osagie, to see the rich steel tradition of the area when he moved to Uniontown a little more than a year ago. Osagie says it was that understanding that led him to bring a music festival tradition he's seen in New Orleans and Philadelphia to his campus. "I have spent a good deal of time in such places as New Orleans and the Philadelphia area, where annual music festivals bring people together," he...

2008-09-22 00:00:23

By Barbara Hollenbaugh Mining, transporting and transforming coal into coke is part of the region's heritage. That heritage comes alive again on Saturday at the Penn State Coal and Coke Music Festival at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. "This festival will celebrate the different kinds of music that were a part of this era," said Gina Jones, chairperson of the event. "Polka was the most popular music. Gospel music was common as well. Folk music and jazz also were common here. In...

2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Judy Kroeger Several hundred people have signed a petition requesting Connellsville City Council reinstate fired health, code and zoning officer Rita Bornstein. Daniel Wiltrout presented council a petition with 447 names requesting the city reinstate Bornstein, who was fired after a hearing last month. Bornstein was fined by the State Ethics Commission for using city time and a computer for code work for other municipalities. "You did a grave injustice," Wiltrout said. "I think the...

2008-09-01 00:06:58

By Judy Kroeger Bob Menarcheck grew up in the coal mining patch town of Filbert, the son of a miner. His father and brothers worked in the mines, but Ignatius Menarcheck did not want his youngest son to follow suit. "My father insisted that I went to school," he said. However, Bob Menarcheck did spend one day in a coal mine. "When my father retired, I spent one day in Robena. When he retired, he was a mine foreman at Robena," he said. The younger Menarcheck has recently published his...

2008-08-06 18:00:30

By Rachel R. Basinger, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa. Aug. 6--Mt. Pleasant Area School District will receive more than $123,000 from the state to help integrate the use of the Internet as a teaching tool in eight or nine classrooms. Superintendent Terry Struble announced Tuesday at the board's work session that the district had received a Classrooms for the Future grant. "The money we will receive will enable us to equip eight to nine classrooms with the Smart Core Technology...


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