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Greene County Commissioners recently proclaimed National Nurses Week, noting there are more than 3 million registered nurses in the U.S. Pictured with the commissioners are Terry Wiltrout, president of Washington Health System Greene and vice president of Operations for Washington Health Sys…

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COE Distributing, a nationwide wholesale distributor of office furniture, celebrated the expansion of its Smock distribution center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. With COE team members, sales reps, vendors, construction contractors, and local officials present, JD Ewing, president and CEO o…

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Masontown Business and Professional Women announced its scholarship winner is Serena Chapman, a senior at Albert Gallatin High School, who will further her education at St. Vincent College near Latrobe this fall. Pictured are (from left) Kim Chapman; Serena’s mother; Serena Chapman, scholars…

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The Advisory Board of Penn State Fayette Inc. named Rebecca Ambrosini Outstanding Alumna and David Meredith Outstanding Fellow at its annual meeting at the campus Community Center. Ambrosini holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Penn State University and a master’s degree in nursing from…

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The ninth, 10th and 11th-grade carpentry students at Connellsville Career and Technology Center recently finished two community projects. They built eight 8-foot picnic tables for the city of Connellsville and four 7-foot park benches for the borough of Vanderbilt. Officials said, “Not only …

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The ninth-, 10th- and 11th-grade carpentry students at Connellsville Career and Technology Center recently finished two community projects. They built eight 8-foot picnic tables for the city of Connellsville and four 7-foot park benches for the borough of Vanderbilt. Officials said, “Not onl…

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The ninth, 10th and 11th-grade carpentry students at Connellsville Career and Technology Center recently finished two community projects. They built eight 8-foot picnic tables for the city of Connellsville and four 7-foot park benches for the borough of Vanderbilt. Officials said, “Not only …

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The ninth, 10th and 11th-grade carpentry students at Connellsville Career and Technology Center recently finished two community projects. They built eight 8-foot picnic tables for the city of Connellsville and four 7-foot park benches for the borough of Vanderbilt. Officials said, “Not only …

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Ford Business Machines was recognized as western Pennsylvania’s Governor’s Employer Award winner at the 35th Annual Employment, Training, and Education Conference at the Employer Awards Luncheon in Hershey. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association and the state’s Depar…

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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania employees raised more than $8,000 in support of March of Dimes’ March for Babies. Mike Davidson, vice president and general manager, noted that fundraising was among coworkers and all of the funds were donated by Columbia Gas employees. Employees used a variety o…

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Brian King, owner of Specialty Herbs in Waynesburg, and also a practicing pharmacist, gave the program at a recent meeting of Town & Country Garden Club of Rices Landing. He spoke on the many benefits of CBD Oil, how to take it and contraindications. Pictured are (from left) Lee Ann King…

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Braddock Trail Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has welcomed five new members. Pictured are (from left) Ann Roller, regent; Lizabeth Mitchell, Carol Krieger, Sally Brier, Janet Reid, Carol Miller, and Debra Newell, vice regent.

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At left, Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club recently donated the 2019 Caldecott Award book, “Hello Lighthouse,” by Sophie Blackall, to the Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels. Pictured are (from left) Andrea Semenoff, club president, and Norma Kelley, children’s programming director at Flenn…

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At top, Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club recently donated the 2019 Caldecott Award book, “Hello Lighthouse,” by Sophie Blackall, to the Carmichaels Area Elementary Center Library. Pictured are (from left) Cheryl Voytek, club member: Brenda Ferek, elementary librarian; and Marc Berry, elementar…

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Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Donna Eicher, owner of Sew Special, celebrated the new location of Donna’s business at 688 W. Main St., Uniontown, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Dignitaries, including Commissioners Vince Vicites and Dave Lohr and state Sen. Pat Sefano, R-Bullskin Township, …

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Fay-Penn, through the Fay-Penn Workforce Development Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of Fayette County, recently presented $9,500 in scholarships. The funds will be shared among seven Fayette County educational institutions to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students…

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Albert Gallatin High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society recently held a volleyball tournament and raised $1,670.68 that it donated to Toys for Tots and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Pictured are (from left) Jason Thoresen, Joseph Dolobach, Nathan Sutton, Jason Hutchinson…

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Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in Lemont Furnace honored 30 graduates from the second cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in an annual pinning ceremony. Rebecca Ambrosini, who holds a master of science degree in nursing and was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Alumna awar…

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The Scholarship Committee of Town and Country Garden Club of Rices Landing awarded Joseph Kurincak a $1,000 scholarship. Kurincak ranks fourth in the Carmichaels Area High School Class of 2019 and held a 3.982 GPA. He plans to attend Penn State University in State College and major in enviro…

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Albert Gallatin High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society recently held a volleyball tournament and raised $1,670.68 that it donated to Toys for Tots and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Pictured are (from left) Jason Thoresen,Joseph Doloback, Nathan Sutton,1st Sgt. Jason Pol…

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Connellsville Area High School Army JROTC program has a winning Raider Team, the most physically demanding competitive activity in JROTC. A Raider must be in top physical condition, know a variety of knots, first aid, how to quickly and properly construct a rope bridge, use a compass and rea…

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Students from Laurel Highlands Middle School NASA Leadership Team participated in an on-site mission, “Return to the Moon,’’ at the Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia. The hands-on experience allowed students to facilitate roles of a mission t…

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Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club recently held its annual spring tea party for members and guests. Entertainment was provided by the Musical Mikes, pictured, a choral group from the Carmichaels Elementary Center under the direction of Erin Drury, elementary music teacher.

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Students of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in Lemont Furnace presented undergraduate research conducted in collaboration with Dr. Aris Karagiorgakis, assistant teaching professor of psychology, at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Exhibition in University Park. Emily Blaker, a rising se…

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Fayette Chamber of Commerce joined Uniontown Art Club in celebrating the club’s grand opening at 86 W. Main St. with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by state Sen. Pat Stefano, Fayette County Commissioners Vince Vicites, Angela Zimmerlink, and Dave Lohr, and other dignitaries, chamber memb…

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New Haven Hose Co. in Connellsville recently mailed more than 3,000 letters throughout the service area for its annual fund drive. Pictured are (from left) William S. Mickey, secretary; Fire Chief Jeff Layton, and Joseph W. Mancuso Jr., president. The funds are used to purchase equipment for…

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Volunteers transformed Mount Pleasant Public Library into an elegant dining venue, complete with tea cups from the Woman’s Club and a keepsake coaster made by Bonnie and LaRoyal Wilson, to celebrate the library’s 80th birthday year. Kathleen Ceroni, library board president, thanked volunteer…

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Fayette County Commissioners recognized the Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of Fayette County by issuing a proclamation that designated April 2 as Equal Pay Day. Pictured are (from left) Commissioner Dave Lohr, Commissioner Vince Vicites, Sharlene Lehman, Masontown Club president; Pa…

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Fayette County 4-H Robotics Club hosted Fayette 4-H Robot Race Day at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in Dunbar Township. First-place winners formed an all-star team: single oval - Fayette, Kyleigh Erwin, Allen Etling; double oval - Dunbar, Aubrie Strang, Halie Kirby, and Kylee Ritenour; 10-f…

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Jamar Dues, second-place winner of the Undergraduate Research Awards for “Physical Therapist Assistant Program Practices to Enhance Student Diversity,’’ is pictured at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus’s Spring 2019 Learning Fair that showcases and awards undergraduate research and class…