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Latest Fayette County, Pennsylvania Stories

2008-09-19 00:00:16

By Chris Foreman The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy on Wednesday bought a 197- acre tract bordering Ohiopyle State Park for $760,000 in funding provided from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

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.

2008-09-01 00:03:06

By Barbara Hollenbaugh Twenty years ago, a group of local musicians approached the rangers at Ohiopyle State Park about holding a small concert there. The rangers agreed and the Music in the Mountains Festival was born.

2008-08-31 00:00:30

Two Fayette County men were arrested Thursday, hours after police said they stripped a vacant home of metal pipes and doors and then set the structure ablaze.

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.

2008-08-04 00:00:19

By Jeff Pikulsky Rostraver Elementary School has partnered with California University of Pennsylvania to help young students think inventively. Cal U professors and Belle Vernon Area School District teachers have worked together to introduce elementary school students to Camp Invention.

2008-08-01 00:13:27

By Michael Cope 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.

2008-07-31 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.

2008-07-31 09:01:11

By Gary Long, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 31--The Brownsville Independent School District will hold a special meeting today to discuss names for the five new schools the district is building. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the board room at BISD headquarters at 1900 Price Rd.

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.


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