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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Agricultural Land Preservation Board Accepting Applications

Fayette County PA Preserved Farm Sign

Nearly 2,800 acres of Fayette County farmland have been preserved since the program's 1996 inception.

Uniontown, PA - The annual application period for the Fayette County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is now open. 

 

Founded in 1996, the Agricultural Land Preservation Program’s goals include sustaining farmland and preservi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Centerville Clinics Earns Accolades

Centerville Clinics

The renowned health care center received its second consecutive Pittsburgh Smart 50 Award.

Uniontown, PA - Centerville Clinics, Inc., has been a well-known health care center in Fayette, Greene and Washington counties for decades. But in the last couple of years, Centerville - and Executive Director Barry Niccolai - has gained...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Dunlap Creek Park Receives Grant for New Trail

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The $171,000 state grant will be used to construct a perimeter loop trail around the Menallen Township park.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County has been awarded a $171,000 state grant for construction of a walking trail at Dunlap Creek Park in Menallen Township. 

 

Awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Cross Country Teammates Go Extra Mile for Fayette County Veterans

AG Kids Donate Backpacks

Members of the Albert Gallatin High School Cross Country Team donated backpacks full of essentials to local veterans in need.

Uniontown, PA - Members of the Albert Gallatin High School Cross Country Team spent the holidays giving back to their community in a big way. 

 

Hannah and Caidan Brumley, Landen Heater, Emma Rubenstein, Lily Mick and Brock Mace, ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Fayette County Commissioner Named to SPC Leadership

Vince Vicites

Commissioner Vince Vicites will serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission for two years.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County Commissioner Vince Vicites has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC). 

 

With more than 60 members, including an executive committee on which Vicites has ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Fayette County Improves State Census Ranking

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Fayette County now ranks 27th in population out of 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County is now ranked 27th in population out of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, according to 2020 Census results. 

 

County officials received Fayette’s final statistics data in Sept...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Stramat Named 'Worker of the Year,' December Face

Reba Stramat

Reba Stramat received a Fayette County Human Service Council Worker of the Year award for her role as a case worker at Fayette County Children and Youth Services.

Uniontown, PA – Reba Stramat has had a pretty good year. In June, she was promoted from a case aide to a case worker at Fayette County Children and Youth Services. Earlier this month, her work with the agency earned her a Fayette County...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Chestnut Ridge, Schools Partner For Youth Mental Health

Mental Health Resource Specialists Meeting

Counselors and educators are joining forces to combat rising mental health problems among students during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Uniontown, PA - Dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, along with subsequent stay-at-home and masking orders, brought some unforeseen effects for adults and youth alike. The pandemic seemed especially hard on children, who had to deal with ...

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