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Connellsville Library Overhauling Protocol After Man ODs In Bathroom

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) — An overhaul is underway at a library in Fayette County after a man overdosed in the bathroom.

The Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville is a place for reading and resources, so it was a shock to officials when a man reportedly overdosed on heroin in one of the bathrooms. 244 more words


Ex-School Board Member Arrested In Fayette Co. Drug Sweep

BROWNSVILLE (KDKA) — A drug sweep in Fayette County netted 16 arrests on Wednesday, including that of a former school board member.

Stella Broadwater, 70, was a longtime member of the Brownsville Area School Board. 201 more words


Lincoln seeking second term as Connellsville mayor

Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln said he will seek the Democratic Party nomination to run for a second four­-year term in office.

The city’s finances have dramatically improved, and many new businesses have opened during his first term, he said, and he wants to keep the city moving forward. 480 more words

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Fayette County School District To Close 4 Elementary Schools

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) – Some elementary schools in Fayette County are closing.

The Connellsville Area School Board has voted to close four of the district’s eight elementary schools. 358 more words


Black Players Harassed With Racist Chants At 'Hick Night' In Western Pa.

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Parents say black high school basketball players were targeted with racist chants during a game in western Pennsylvania where the home team was celebrating “Hick Night.” 138 more words


Officials Trying To Determine Source Of Yough River Spill

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) – Officials are working to determine the cause of an oil spill in the Youghiogheny River, near Connellsville.

A passerby noticed a sheen on the water around 8 a.m. 206 more words


Man, Woman Facing Charges In Connellsville Robbery Incidents

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) — A man and woman are facing charges in connection with armed robbery incidents in Fayette County.

William Strickler, 38, is no stranger to law enforcement. 330 more words