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Posted on: July 6, 2021

July & August Board of County Commissioners Meeting Notice

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Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Fayette County will hold its July and August 2021 agenda and voting meetings at the Fayette County Gallatin Bank Building, 2 West Main Street, First Floor, Uniontown, PA 15401. The July agen...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

ERAP Still Offering Rent, Utilities Assistance

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Fayette County Community Action Agency is still offering financial relief for eligible citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uniontown, PA - As the federal eviction moratorium deadline looms, the Fayette County Community Action Agency is still offering financial relief for eligible citizens. 

 

In March, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf introduced th...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Fayette County CYS Hosts Clothing Giveaway

CYS Clothing Giveaway

Thanks to Fayette County Children and Youth Services, many county residents were able to upgrade or supplement their wardrobes recently without spending a dime.

Uniontown, PA - Thanks to Fayette County Children and Youth Services (CYS), many residents were able to upgrade or supplement their wardrobes recently without spending a dime. 

 

CYS hosted a clothing giveaway July 17 at ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Fayette County hosting Veterans Appreciation Day

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The event takes place August 21 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds.

The Fayette County Veteran Affairs Office, along with The Dogtag Club, GammaRay Entertainment, WMBS, FastSigns and more, will host the inaugural Veterans Appreciation Day event 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 21 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, 132 P...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Flags replaced at George C. Marshall Memorial Plaza

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The community came together to celebrate the memorial's restoration.

The City of Uniontown, along with the Fayette County Veteran Affairs Office, hosted a flag replacement ceremony at George C. Marshall Memorial Plaza July 15. 

The new flags were donated by the Silvis Group Inc. and Online Stores LLC, replacing tho...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Living well coalition seeks to get Fayette moving, build a healthier community

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"Walk Your Way to Wellness" and other initiatives are helping Fayette County citizens lead healthier lives.

Uniontown, PA - As the name implies, the goal of the Fayette Living Well Coalition is building a healthy community. The coalition has put together a multi-faceted effort to achieve that goal, including a series of “Walk Your Way to Welln...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Masontown Borough Polling Place Change

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The change will take effect beginning with the November 2021 General Election.

Fayette County’s Masontown Borough has officially changed its lone polling place. 

Beginning with the November 2021 General Election, voters should plan to cast their ballots at the new location: Masontown Elementary School at 201 West S...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator Receives PROP Certification

Sheila Certification

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea was honored in a virtual commencement ceremony.

Congratulations to our Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea for officially becoming a Certified Recycling Professional through the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania
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Posted on: July 13, 2021

PFBC Hosting Introductory Fishing Event in Fayette County

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The free event takes place July 30 at Jacobs Creek Park.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will host a free, introductory event for all those interested in learning how to fish and the state requirements to do so.

The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. July 30 at Fayette County’s Jacobs Creek Park. ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Fair Board Taps CACTC Students to Build Benches

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Carpentry students from the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center will play a key role in providing seating for this year's Fayette County Fair.

Uniontown, PA - The wooden benches dotting the Fayette County Fairgrounds are a welcome sight to tired fairgoers every summer. This year, thanks to the efforts of carpentry students from the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

American Legion & Chamber Combine to Celebrate America

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Fayette County celebrated both Flag Day and Independence Day with a variety of festivities.

Uniontown, PA - The Uniontown American Legion LaFayette Post 51’s May Day celebration is an annual tradition, as is its Flag Day event and the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce’s fireworks display. This year, the thr...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Fayette County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Begins

EMA HMP Update 2

The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency must update its Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) kicked off its Hazard Mitigation Plan update process earlier this month. 

 

Fayette County is required by law to update its plan every five years, with ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Harmony Acres 'Place' to be During Dairy Month

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The Orr family of Harmony Acres was chosen for the Fayette County Public Relations Initiative's "Faces & Places" honoree for June 2021.

Uniontown, PA – Family farms have always been one of the backbones of American agriculture. But the growth of large, commercial operations can make it hard for small farms to stay competitive and stay in business.

 

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

The Fayette County Fair Returns

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Check out the Fayette County Fair's website for full details.

The 2021 Fayette County Fair takes place July 29 to Aug. 7 at the fairgrounds in Dunbar Township. 

For complete event schedules, vendor information and more, visit the Fayette County Fair website

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Fayette County Emergency System Receives Major Upgrades

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The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency is currently upgrading its emergency radio system, in order to better serve county citizens.

Uniontown, PA - The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is currently upgrading its emergency radio system, in order to better serve county citizens.

 

In December, the Fayette County Board of Commissioners approved a ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Pavilion Rentals Now Available at County Parks

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Daily pavilion rentals are now available at our three Fayette County parks!

Five pavilions are available at Dunlap Creek Park for a $60 fee. 

Jacobs Creek also has four pavilions available for $60. 

German Masontown Park has two large pavilions available at a rate of $75, as well as three small pavilions for $35.&...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Medal of Honor Recipient Recognized for Memorial Day

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Fairchance native Alfred L. Wilson was a World War II medic whose heroic actions led to him being posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor - the only Fayette County WWII veteran to receive the distinction.

Uniontown, PA - Fairchance native Alfred L. Wilson was a World War II medic whose heroic actions led to him being posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor – the only Fayette County WWII veteran to receive the honor...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Fayette County Officers Receive Congressional Badge of Bravery

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Fayette County Sheriff's Deputy/German Township Cpl. John Lingo and Masontown Police Chief Ronald "Scott" Miller received the award from U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.

Uniontown, PA - Two Fayette County police officers were awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey Wednesday morning at the Joseph A. Hardy Connellsville Airport. 

 

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Rural Broadband Hotspots Go Live Countywide

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The most recent phase of the Fayette County Broadband Expansion Project is helping thousands of rural residents stay connected via high-speed internet. Check out the flyer for a list of locations near you.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fayette County Marks Broadband Project Expansion

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Fayette County officials met in Gibbon Glade to celebrate completion of the latest phase of rural broadband expansion.

Uniontown, PA - Fayette County officials celebrated their latest broadband infrastructure expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning. 

 

Last year, county commissioners Dave Lohr, Chairman; Vince Vicites a...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center Opens

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Officials marked the grand opening of the new Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center with an Earth Day celebration April 22.

Uniontown, PA - Officials marked the grand opening of the new Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center with an Earth Day celebration Thursday. 

 

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea, alo...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Masontown Borough Polling Place Change

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The change will take effect beginning with the November 2021 General Election.

Fayette County’s Masontown Borough has officially changed its lone polling place. 

Beginning with the November 2021 General Election, voters should plan to cast their ballots at the new location: Masontown Elementary School at 201 West S...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Adopted 2021 General Fund Budget

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View the adopted 2021 general fund budget as of December 17, 2020.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

July & August Board of County Commissioners Meeting Notice

Fayette County Pennsylvania

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Fayette County will hold its July and August 2021 agenda and voting meetings at the Fayette County Gallatin Bank Building, 2 West Main Street, First Floor, Uniontown, PA 15401. The July agen...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

PFBC Hosting Introductory Fishing Event in Fayette County

Boat, kayak launch area

The free event takes place July 30 at Jacobs Creek Park.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will host a free, introductory event for all those interested in learning how to fish and the state requirements to do so.

The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. July 30 at Fayette County’s Jacobs Creek Park. ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center Opens

Photo of dignitaries at Fayette County Recycling Center cutting a ceremonial ribbon.

Officials marked the grand opening of the new Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center with an Earth Day celebration April 22.

Uniontown, PA - Officials marked the grand opening of the new Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center with an Earth Day celebration Thursday. 

 

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea, alo...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator Receives PROP Certification

Sheila Certification

Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea was honored in a virtual commencement ceremony.

Congratulations to our Fayette County Recycling Coordinator/Stormwater Manager Sheila Shea for officially becoming a Certified Recycling Professional through the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania
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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Fayette County hosting Veterans Appreciation Day

Veterans Appreciation Day Flyer

The event takes place August 21 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds.

The Fayette County Veteran Affairs Office, along with The Dogtag Club, GammaRay Entertainment, WMBS, FastSigns and more, will host the inaugural Veterans Appreciation Day event 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 21 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, 132 P...

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