2021-08-21

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LEGO FUN

It was Lego Camp this week at Brooke’s Block Party on Connellsville’s West Side. Enjoying some Lego fun are (from left) Ben Smith, Zach Smith and Blake Barnhart. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Good Morning Rise & Shine

Supervisors: Road will close Connellsville Township supervisors said the road will be closed from Falcon Drive to Swan Drive from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Upcoming city events listed • Farmers markets are scheduled 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Sept. 11 and Oct. 2 along Arch Street near City Hall. • The final Lions Square Summer […]

Wellness on the Yough returns


A busy Labor Day weekend in Connellsville will begin with a heavy dose of healthy living as Wellness on the Yough returns the city’s riverside park. After a COVID-19 year off, the holistic living event will feature live entertainment, food, workshops, fitness classes and dozens of vendors 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 4 in Yough River Park, organizer Calli […]

Southmoreland saves almost $400K on loan debt refinancing


The Southmoreland School District will save almost double the expected amount after refinancing two loans through First National Bank, district Business Manager Pam Mondock told the board Thursday night. The refinancing plan, which was approved in June, was expected to save the district $150,000 to $200,000, an amount based on the loans’ debt-payment schedules. The plan allows the district to […]

HONORING SACRIFICE

The Connellsville Area Veterans Memorial Honor Roll Committee is raising money to establish a lasting memorial to U.S. military personnel from the Connellsville area who died during time of war. As part of this effort, The Daily Courier will publish weekly profiles honoring these heroes who gave their all in causes for freedom and on behalf of their nation. Pfc. […]

Ollie’s coming to town

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is headed to East Huntington Township. A sign was placed above the door at the former Peebles in Countryside Plaza. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

THE LEARNING LAMP

The Learning Lamp has opened in Connellsville. It shares space with the Highlands Hospital Regional Center for Autism, located on Park Street in the former Zachariah Connell Elementary School. Attending the recent ribbon cutting were (from left) Fayette County Commissioner Scott Dunn; Melissa Tzan, a representative with state Rep. Ryan Warner’s office and also a Connellsville city councilwoman; Fayette County […]

Highlands partners to bring accessible child care to area


The Learning Lamp Center for Children, a nonprofit organization with a mission to engage all children in the support they need to succeed, has established a location in Connellsville. The Learning Lamp and Highlands Hospital recently co-hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new child daycare facility that shares space with the Highlands Hospital Regional Center for Autism, located on Park […]

Edward C. Martin Sr.

Vanderbilt

Edward Charles Martin Sr., of Vanderbilt, died Tuesday, Aug.17, 2021, in Acuity Specialty Hospital, Morgantown, W. Va. He was born Sept. 20, 1938, in Dunbar, son of William Rechenberg and Anna Miller, and adopted father, Edward Martin. He was a wonderful dad and provider. He loved music, camping, nascar, and spending time with his family and friends outdoors. He was […]