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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

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.

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 to...

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.

2008-08-17 18:00:42

By Jennifer Reeger Although only two of 23 school districts in Westmoreland and Fayette counties failed to make progress in student achievement during the 2007-08 academic year, fewer individual schools met thresholds set by the state. One reason cited is that the thresholds have increased.

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.

2008-07-31 18:00:48

By Michael Cope, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa. Jul. 31--A steel beam signed by 400 capital campaign donors was hoisted atop the new wing at Uniontown Hospital during a "capping off" ceremony Wednesday. The occasion marked the end of structural work on the $42 million renovation project.

2008-07-26 15:00:34

By Michael Cope, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa. Jul. 26--Everson officials are inviting residents for a night out Aug.

2008-07-18 00:00:20

Officials in Fayette County have come to an agreement with the state Department of Transportation for the addition of a see- through pedestrian safety corridor to the $9.2 million Memorial Bridge renovation project in Connellsville.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.