Police testified on Tuesday that a Philadelphia man accused of fatally shooting a Connellsville teen admitted to handling a weapon that fired and struck the victim in the head, but claimed it was an accident.
That was the word used frequently among panelists at a screening of the documentary “Kids for Cash,” detailing the case of two Luzerne County judges who made millions from a for-profit juvenile detention center.
submitted photoThomas Arzenti, second-grade student at Conn-Area Catholic School in Connellsville, expresses how he feels about green eggs and ham, which was recently served to preschool to second-grade students to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Students made and wore “The Cat in the Hat” hats and saw how green eggs and ham were made by adding green food coloring.
submitted photoPresident Joan Leiner recently presented the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, Department of Pennsylvania, Gaveliars Hospital Award for 2014 to Bertie Brnich as chairwoman and for her outstanding service and dedication of the hospital program. The presentation took place at an auxiliary meeting at the AMVETS Post 103 in Hopwood.
A Greene County woman charged ahead in the last mile to capture a second title as champion in Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon.
Clara Santucci, 28, of Dilliner finished the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours, 34 minutes, 6 seconds. She surged from 1 minute, 33 seconds back to overtake 26-year-old Kenyan Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton in the 25th mile.
The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is reviewing an application to modify the solid waste permit for FirstEnergy’s non-operational Hatfields Ferry plant, and plans to hold a public meeting on the matter this month.
More than 50 years after Pascal came to Dunbar to discover the glass she would carve into sculptures that astounded the art world, celebrity business magnate Donald Trump donated one of her greatest works to the community.
Trump donated a sculpture made from local glass to Dunbar Historical Society, which hopes to put it on display later this year.
Local officials in Masontown and Redstone Twp., each of which have had to deal with one of the aforementioned officer arrests, say the alleged police misconduct shouldn’t jeopardize public trust in local police throughout Fayette and Greene Counties.
John F. Brothers | Herald-StandardAmy Miner and George Mickey, both from Connellsville, enjoy the benefits of a warm Sunday afternoon by taking a bicycle ride together on Yough Bike Trail near Connellsville.
Three Democratic candidates are running for one seat on the Redstone Twp. Board of Supervisors. Incumbent Larry Williams of Grindstone and challengers Ed Molek of Fairbank and Mary Beth Stanislaw of Fairbank are vying for a six-year term in the seat, one of three on the board.
A Connellsville woman is behind bars after state police charged her with aggravated assault while driving under the influence for her alleged role in a four-vehicle crash in North Union Township on Wednesday.
Of the 1,000 babies born in Uniontown Hospital recently, 300 suffered withdrawal because their mother was using drugs at the time of their birth.
In a 2013 survey of Fayette County students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12, 49 percent of the respondents reported that they had obtained alcohol or drugs from friends and 8 percent said that they had been offered drugs in school.
As the school year draws to a close, many students look forward to end of the year activities such as graduation, school picnics and prom.
For many students, prom is the highlight of their junior or senior years and they spend time scouring the web and flipping through the latest fashion magazines to see what is on trend when it comes to dresses, tuxedos and accessories.