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Posted on: June 21, 2022

2022 Fair Season Schedule

Fair Roundup 2022

Fayette County has four fairs, offering endless summer entertainment for families!

Fair Roundup 2022

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Walk Your Way To Wellness Returns For 2022

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The Fayette Living Well Coalition will host its first walk of the season June 29 at Washington Run Park in Perryopolis.

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Community Leaders Host Mental Health Symposium

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The We Can Make a Difference Symposium took place at Penn State Fayette last week.

Uniontown, PA - Signing Mental health is a topic of great discussion in the U.S. today, particularly among children and teens. According to the World Health Organization, anxiety, depression and behavioral disorders are among the leading causes o...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Fayette County Kicks Off New Infrastructure Bank

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Applications for the inaugural round of funding are available under the "Explore" tab.

Uniontown, PA - After months of planning and preparation, Fayette County officially launched its new Infrastructure Bank Thursday. 

 

Aimed at helping municipalities and municipal authorities fund infrastructure projects, the Faye...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

CACTC Students Celebrated During 'Signing Day'

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Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center helped 13 students sign with 10 area companies.

Uniontown, PA - Signing days - when high school seniors sign letters of intent to play a sport at a particular college or university - are pretty common occurrences in athletics. But over the last few years, career signing days have gained some t...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Komarinski Farm Named Fayette County 'Place'

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The Komarinski Farm is one of Fayette County's 24 preserved farms.

Uniontown, PA – Just ahead of May Beef Month, the first new Fayette County Agricultural Land Preservation Board sign was unveiled during a farm tour and dinner at the 170-acre Komarinski farm in Farmington – one of only two Ce...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Fayette County Sheriff Named to State Crime Commission

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Gov. Tom Wolf recently appointed Sheriff James Custer to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County Sheriff James Custer has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). 

 

PCCD provides leadership in system-wide coordination and building collaboration among public...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

LaBelle Veteran Earns Statewide Honor, Named April 'Face'

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Retired U.S. Army Maj. H. Lenora Byrd received accolades from both state and county legislators.

Uniontown, PA – The Pennsylvania Commission for Women recently honored 21 women from across 

the commonwealth as part of Female Veterans Day. Among them was Maj. H. Lenora Byrd, U.S. Army, 

Retired. 

 

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Fayette County Observes Bring Your Child To Work Day

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Children participated in a full day of activities aimed at teaching them the essential functions of county government.

Fayette County observed National Bring Your Child to Work Day April 28, 2022, at the Fayette County Courthouse in Uniontown. 

 

Coordinated by the Human Resources Department, employees’ children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews participa...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Blue Zones Project Team Presents Fayette County Analysis

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The Fayette Living Well Coalition, along with multiple partners, continues its work to bring the Blue Zones Project to Fayette County.

Uniontown, PA - Representatives from the Blue Zones Project were back at Penn State Fayette, the Eberly Campus April 20-21, to present the results of a community assessment done last October.

 

The Blue Zones Project is well-being...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Fayette County Recycling Wins Environmental Excellence Award

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Recycling Coordinator Sheila Shea accepted the prestigious Governor's Award in Harrisburg.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Recycling Program has officially won the 2022 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence.  

Presented annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the ...

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