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Connellsville

(kŏn`əlzvĭl'), city (1990 pop. 9,229), Fayette co., SW Pa., on the Youghiogheny River in the Allegheny Mts.; settled c.1770, inc. as a borough 1806, as a city 1911. A significant producer of coal and coke, the city also has railroad shops. Its manufactures include machinery, chemicals, and paper products. The attack upon Henry C. FrickFrick, Henry Clay,
1849–1919, American industrialist, b. Westmoreland co., Pa. He worked on his father's farm, was a store clerk, and did bookkeeping before he and several associates organized (1871) Frick & Company to operate coke ovens in the Connellsville coal
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 by the anarchist Alexander BerkmanBerkman, Alexander
, 1870–1936, anarchist, b. Vilna (then in Russian Lithuania). He immigrated to the United States c.1887. Angered by the violent suppression of the Homestead, Pa.
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 occurred (1892) in Connellsville during the Homestead strikeHomestead strike,
in U.S. history, a bitterly fought labor dispute. On June 29, 1892, workers belonging to the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers struck the Carnegie Steel Company at Homestead, Pa. to protest a proposed wage cut. Henry C.
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. A branch of Pennsylvania State Univ. is south of the city.
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Garlow, President of Ford Business Machines of Connellsville, PA, received the Herman Buck Award on December 3, 2015 at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
Contract Awarded for Demolition of the former Connellsville Bottling Works plant in the 200 block of North First Street, just off the Great Allegheny Passage.
The papers include the daily Leader Times of Kittanning and the Daily Courier of Connellsville, as well as the weekly The Dispatch of Blairsville, the Mount Pleasant Journal, The Independent-Observer of Scottdale, the Ligonier Echo, The Times-Sun of West Newton and the Jeannette Spirit.
In Connellsville, Pennsylvania, it is illegal to wear pants lower than 5 inches below the waist, a fact you can learn from one of those "10 Weird Laws Still on the Books.
Russell Murray of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and the late Mr.
Hardy Connellsville Airport, Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport, Queen City Municipal Airport, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, Bradford Regional Airport, Heritage Field Airport, Somerset County Airport, Venango Regional Airport, Finleyville Airpark, Rostraver Airport, Baublitz Airport and York Airport.
John Woodruff grew up in a poor family in the small town of Connellsville, Pennsylvania.
Westmoreland County Community College will partner with the Fayette County Area Vocational Technical School and the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center to provide the program to 20 full-time students and 20 part-time students at both locations.
At age 88, he lives in New Jersey now and returns to Connellsville every summer to be the official starter and trophies presenter at the John Woodruff 5-K Run and Walk, established in his honor.
Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish immigrant who earned a fortune with railroad and iron investments, and Henry Clay Frick, a successful investor whose company operated coke ovens in Connellsville, Penn.
Airport officials at Connellsville Airport in Dunbar sent another plane into the air so the pilot could try to help, but that pilot 'determined there was nothing to do,' Mr Bick said.
Dick Oglevee, of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, is America's largest grower of geraniums.