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  1. May 22, 2016Monongahela native should play bigger role for Frontier League's Lake Erie Crushers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... with the Frontier League's Lake Erie Crushers. Costantino, who played high school ball for Geibel Catholic in Connellsville and college baseball at Seton Hill, is in his second season with Lake Erie and has played a key role in the Crushers' 6-1 ...

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  2. California University newspaper honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | O-R Online

    ... college journalism at schools in Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. Stetson Provance of Connellsville, a 2015 winter graduate, and senior Lauren Griffith of Erie placed first for in-depth reporting. They published separate ...

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  3. The Adventures of Johnny LujackRead the original story

    Monday May 9 | The Heisman Trophy

    ... great Doc Blanchard that preserved the 1946 scoreless tie in Yankee Stadium. A six-foot, 180-pounder from Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Lujack led the Irish to a 20-1-1 record in his two and a half varsity seasons. After his Heisman Trophy year, he ...

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  4. Ex-Officer To Stand Trial For Sexually Assaulting Drug InformantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | CBS Local

    ... he raped a drug informant as he threatened to file new charges against her. Ryan Reese , 43, worked for the Connellsville Police Department in 2011, when he allegedly raped the woman after finding heroin and drug paraphernalia on her bed while ...

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  5. Ex-officer to trial for sexually assaulting drug informantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Erie Times News

    "' A former Pennsylvania police officer who once headed a county drug task force must stand trial on charges he raped a drug informant as he threatened to file new charges against her. Forty-three-year-old Ryan Reese worked for the Connellsville police department in 2011, when he allegedly raped the woman after finding heroin and drug paraphernalia on her bed while visiting her home.

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  6. Former Connellsville cop accused of forcing woman into sex after arrest must stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A former Connellsville police officer will now head to trial on three separate cases that he raped suspects in drug cases. HARDWAY BREAKS TESTIMONY.

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  7. 92-year-old WASP navigates political storm for same rights as male vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... A BIG JOKE AT THE AIRPORT, OH, WOMEN DON'T FLY. REPORTER: BUT THIS 19-YEAR-OLD, ALREADY A PILOT, TOOK A TRAIN CONNELLSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA TO TEXAS FOR MILITARY FLIGHT TRAINING. HER NAME IS FLORENCE, BUT CALL HER BY HER LAST NIGHT. >> RAISE YOUR ...

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  8. Former Pennsylvania officer to trial on arrestee sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Erie Times News

    Forty-three-year-old Ryan Reese worked for the Connellsville police department in 2012, when he allegedly coerced the sexual acts after arresting a woman for selling morphine pills to a friend. Reese has denied wrongdoing and his defense attorney said after Monday's preliminary hearing that the woman consented to at least one of the sex acts.

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  9. People Getting Great Deals At Monroeville Consignment SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... Park looks mostly for toys and clothing for her two-year-old daughter. Jessica Crosby makes the trip from Connellsville every year. "My daughter is getting into Justice brand and a shirt at Justice can be $36, and I've bought them for $6 here, its a ...

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  10. High school notebook: Connellsville's Wiltrout eager to compete againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The best javelin thrower in the history of high school track and field is still mending, but Madison Wiltrout plans on competing at some point this spring. Wiltrout, a junior at Connellsville High School, broke the national high school record in spring 2015.

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  11. No new taxes on the shale industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... 85 percent of our workforce is blue collar. Our employees and their families live in towns like Belle Vernon, Connellsville, Monongahela, New Castle and Uniontown. We've postponed 2016 capital projects and can't hire an additional 20 employees. And ...

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  12. Connellsville family hopeful legislature will approve medical marijuana legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A Fayette County family is hopeful the Legislature will vote in favor of a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. Julie Michaels, of Connellsville, said her 6-year-old daughter, Sydney, has been a part of a government study of cannabis oil in the treatment of children suffering from seizures.

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  13. GANT Weekend Police BlotterRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... is asked to contact the state police at Clearfield at 814-857-3800. On Feb. 24 Shawn A. Breakiron of Connellsville was detained on an arrest warrant from Fayette County. He was subsequently lodged in the Centre County Jail. State police received a ...

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  14. Police: Dad left bullets with names at youth football fieldRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... 6 to 12 years old. Police say 51-year-old Joseph Loughner, of Greensburg, and 34-year-old Kimberly Ross, of Connellsville, are responsible. Police say she also wrote threatening letters to referees at Loughner's urging - on the back of restaurant ...

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  15. Cops: Dad, Waitress Made Threats That Nixed Mt. Pleasant Youth LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... 6 to 12 years old. Police say 51-year-old Joseph Loughner, of Greensburg, and 34-year-old Kimberly Ross, of Connellsville, are responsible. Police say she also wrote threatening letters to referees at Loughner's urging - on the back of restaurant ...

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  16. District superintendent questions audit critical of Connellsville schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    The superintendent of the Connellsville Area School District took issue with some parts of a state audit that found the district used up its fund balance by pouring millions into its Career and Technical Center and chose its top administrator largely out of public view. Phil Martell emphasized that the facility wasn't the sole reason behind the district's depleted rainy-day account, citing other factors including its pension liability, several years without a property tax increase, and an enrollment decline in a large rural school system that faces more challenges than its neighbors.

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  17. State auditor flags financial instability of Connellsville Area School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Connellsville Area School District depleted its Fund Balance and weakened its financial position, largely by pouring millions into what no other Fayette County district has -- its own Career and Technical Center, State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today. Releasing results of a performance audit of the district, Mr. DePasquale used blunt terms in summarizing the audit and events just after it that "raise concerns about the district's long-term financial stability and leadership ability," his office said in a statement.

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  18. Obituary: Calvin T. Swoager Jr. / Renowned rock climber who left his hobby for religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Calvin T. Swoager Jr. was such a legend in rock-climbing circles that when Mike Varlotta overheard someone talking to "Cal" at a climbing site near Connellsville about a year ago, he knew it must be Mr. Swoager. Mr. Varlotta introduced himself and his climbing partners - his wife and three children - and quickly became friends with Mr. Swoager.

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  19. Authorities: Ex-officer sexually assaulted two women he arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... a teenage girl is now accused of sexually assaulting two women he arrested. In one of the cases, the former Connellsville officer is accused of raping a woman in her home after he handcuffed her. Authorities say another woman performed a sexl act on ...

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  20. Police: Cop accepted sex from woman while serving warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A former Connellsville police officer awaiting trial on charges of sex with a minor is charged again Tuesday, this time for an incident with two more women. ASHLIE HARDWAY BREAKS DOWN THE NEWEST CASE.

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