Latest Fayette County, Pennsylvania Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Michael Cope, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa. Jul. 26--Everson officials are inviting residents for a night out Aug.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.