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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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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Fayette County Recycling Program Taking On PA Cleanways

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The move comes on Earth Day and the first anniversary of the Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Recycling Program is celebrating this Earth Day by taking over its local chapter of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. 

 

Known as PA CleanWays of Fayette County, the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affili...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Board of Commissioners Recognizes Local Athletes

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The students honored came from four Fayette County school districts.

The Fayette County Commissioners honored some of the most talented athletes and coaches from our local school districts to kick off their regular meeting Thursday, April 21.

Those recognized included:

  • The Laurel Highlands High School Boys Basketball 2022 WP...
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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Fayette County Honors 2021-22 LSA Grant Funding Recipients

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This year's awardees received a combined total of more than $700,000.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Board of Commissioners hosted a Local Share Account Award Ceremony for 2021-22 recipients Tuesday morning at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown. 

 

Commissioners Dave Lohr, chairm...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Local Service Organizations Receive Federal Funding Boost

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City Mission Living Stones, Fayette County Community Action Agency and Salvation Army of Uniontown will use the funding to better serve their communities.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Emergency Food and Shelter Board recently received nearly $300,000 in federal funding to support local service organizations. 

 

Board Chairman Roy Shipley, who also serves as the Fayette County ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Recycling Program To Be Featured On National Podcast

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The Good Government Show Podcast will feature Fayette County in an upcoming season two episode.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Recycling Program was recently selected for an episode of the Good Government Show Podcast. 

 

Broadcast nationally on such streaming platforms as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible and more, the G...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Fayette County Emergency Management Agency Shares Text 911 Info

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Fayette County EMA is part of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Emergency Response Regional Task Force.

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