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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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July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fayette County Cultural Trust announced today that the FirstEnergy Foundation plans to donate $100,000 to help fund economic development activities in Connellsville, Pennsylvania.
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Anchor Glass Container Corporation (NASDAQ:AGCC) today announced that, at its meeting on November 4th, the board of directors decided to close the Connellsville, Pennsylvania facility.
Special recognition should be given to our teams in Weirton, West Virginia and Connellsville, Pennsylvania, who played an integral part in Crown receiving this award.
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