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Recent and Current Developments

Local Food/Local Places (Jan 22, 2016)

The Redevelopment Authority was the recipient of Technical Assistance through the White House Initiative of Sustainable Communities.

The Redevelopment Authority in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, will receive technical assistance to attract more producers to the farmers market, expand cultivation of specialty crops, develop a flexible kitchen space facility, and establish a restaurant corridor reflective of the area’s historically diverse cultures

to entice people to downtown. 

Playground Improvements by Employee Volunteers of the Williams Company

Before and After

Sheetz Gas Station Expansion

Route 119 & Crawford Avenue


New Businesses Opened 2015

New Haven Trailside Treats

Planters, Benches, Streetscape, City Hall & Community Center 2015

New Sidewalk Curbs and Handicapped Ramps

Crawford Avenue Paving 2015


Connellsville Carnegie Free Library

New Roof, Windows, Heating Cooling

New Play Ground Equipment

South Side Park

New Sidewalks

West Gibson & Johnson Avenues

New Road Surface & Storm Drains

McCormick & Francis Avenue

Aaron's Building undergoing restoration to become

Event Center

Somerset Trust Company purchases

former P&LE Train Station


New Shelters

Great Allegheny Passage


Great Allegheny Passage Parking Lot Project

(Behind Martin's)

Youghiogheny River Park Development

2013 Includes New Play Ground Equipment, Water Fountains, Mister, Updated Bathroom Facilities, & Updated Outdoor Seating Spaces!

Connellsville East Park Improvements

New Playground Equipment, Upgrades to Stone Walls


New Fact Bus Shelters

Rotary Club of Connellsville donates City Plaza Clock

Amtrak Station: $1.25 million investment in new station

Streetscape improvements on Pittsburgh Street: $200,000

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