Herald-Standard - Uniontown Newspapers, Inc., is an independent
family-owned media company located in Fayette County, Southwestern
PA. The newspaper traces its ancestry back to the Fayette Gazette
and Union Advertiser which published its first edition on December
We are located at 8 East Church Street, Uniontown, PA 15401, and can be reached at 724-439-7500, or via our websites.
Our media company was purchased in part by the late Stanley W. Calkins in the 1930’s and has been family owned since that time. Calkins Media Inc. today owns five daily and one weekly newspaper in PA, one daily newspaper in NJ, one weekly newspaper in FL, two ABC affiliate television stations in FL and one in AL.
The Mission of the Herald-Standard and is To Provide News, Information and Services to Enable our Communities to Prosper. Our company takes pride in the services we provide. Nearly 185 Herald-Standard employees are dedicated to producing and distributing the best products possible for our readers, viewers and advertisers. We currently reach over 168,000 readers in our local markets and surrounding markets. Some of the products are, the Sunday through Friday printed Herald-Standard newspaper - County Life, a weekly total market coverage newspaper - Heraldstandard.com, our website - the Herald-Standard E-edition - The Greene County Messenger, a weekly newspaper covering Greene County – The Greenecountymessenger.com website. The Herald Standard also produces commercial printing for numerous clients. A quick search of our website will provide you with many products and services available to assist you in finding local news, entertainment and advertising information and numerous advertising and marketing opportunities to reach the local and worldwide markets.
The Herald-Standard is involved with several local organizations throughout Fayette County and surrounding communities. We believe that helping and being a part of our local community should be a large focus of the Herald-Standard fostering a bond between the media and the areas we cover.
Some of the local organizations we are affiliated with include:
- American Cancer Society
- American Heart Association
- Brownsville Chamber of Commerce
- Connellsville chamber of Commerce
- Fayette Chamber of Commerce
- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
- March of Dimes
- Salvation Army
- Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary
- Toys for Tots
- United Way
- Uniontown Lions club
- Rotary-Uniontown and Brownsville
- Fay-Penn Economic Development Council
- Buy Local
- Izaak Walton
- Fayette County Fair