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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...

2008-08-05 12:00:41

By Cumberland Times News, Md. Aug. 5--FRIENDSVILLE -- A $750,000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant will allow the town of Friendsville to increase its sewer capacity, provide greater environmental protection to Bear Creek and Youghiogheny River, and expand capacity for new businesses. The grant was announced Monday by U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin. "This grant is a federal investment in the economic growth and development of Friendsville," Mikulski said....

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. PennDOT will add a 6-foot-wide sidewalk with barriers between vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The corridor will extend from Murphy Avenue to Seventh Street, providing safe and convenient access to the city's North Side for Yough River Trail travelers. "PennDOT...

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