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Latest Fayette County, Pennsylvania Stories

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.

2008-07-08 18:00:34

By Stacy Wolford, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Jul. 8--Carol Manack may not be in the classroom, but the Belle Vernon Area teacher is spending her summer devoted to improving education.

2008-07-07 00:00:10

By Paul g Wiegman I am always surprised when I am reminded of something so obvious that it gets to be overlooked. That happened recently when I was asked by a reporter from a local radio station to talk about the islands in the Allegheny River.

2008-06-24 06:02:47

By Paul Peirce, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. Jun.

2008-06-24 02:30:07

Thieves made off with $18,000 worth of steel train track in Fayette County. State police at Uniontown said someone took 400 feet of steel train rail owned by Fay-Penn Industrial Development Corporation.

2008-06-21 00:00:20

By Mary Pickels; Liz Zemba A group of parents and concern citizens applaud when Attorney Richard Bower that the court has order Connellsville Area School District to rescind its closing of three elementary schools and the reconfiguration of grades in the school district.

2008-06-16 18:00:28

By Mark Hofmann, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa. Jun. 16--Rain didn't dampen the spirits of borough residents who got together to kick off the 125th birthday of their town. Dunbar Borough was named after Col.

2008-06-16 00:00:18

The mayor of South Connellsville last night declared a state of emergency in the Fayette County borough after heavy rains flooded roads and damaged buildings.

2006-11-26 09:00:19

By David Venditta and Linda O'Connell, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Nov. 26--Second of a three-day series "I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me there is something charming in the sound," 22-year-old Lt. Col. George Washington wrote to his younger brother Jack on May 31, 1754.

2005-12-03 05:31:35

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion in a coal mine in northeast China has risen to 169, with two people still missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.