Readers Choice winners announced


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Feb 06, 2024

Readers Choice winners announced

Thanks go out to those who submitted the thousands of votes during the Readers Choice online voting. We hope you, the readers, enjoyed participating in the voting. Looking forward to an even more

Thanks go out to those who submitted the thousands of votes during the Readers Choice online voting. We hope you, the readers, enjoyed participating in the voting. Looking forward to an even more successful campaign next year!

The top three vote-getters are listed by group, and category. They are not in order by number of votes received.

The winners list was published in the daily edition on Friday, July 28, 2023.


Banquet Facility

Fountain Mills

New Haven Hose Co.

Aaron’s Building

Bed & Breakfast

Fox Castle Bed and Breakfast

Polymath Park - Frank Lloyd Wright Overnight

Starlight Hill Bed & Breakfast


Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park

Uniontown KOA Holiday

Indian Creek Camplands Inc.


Comfort Inn

Foggy Mountain Lodge and Pub

Connellsville Bed and Breakfast


Accounting Firm

Kisiel & Associates, PC

Johnson’s Tax & Accounting

Scarry & Associates, LLC

Legal Firm

Casini & Geibig, LLC

Davis & Davis Attorneys at Law

Molinaro Law Offices

Tax Preparer

Johnson Tax & Accounting

Kisiel & Associates, PC

Daniels & Associates Tax Services


Auto Dealer – New Vehicles

Meegan Ford

Crivelli Chevrolet Buick, Inc.

Ranker Lincoln

Auto Dealer – Used Vehicles

Ranker Lincoln

Meegan Ford

Huffman’s Auto Sales, Inc.

Auto Detailing

Executive Auto Specialty

Carson’s Car Detailing

Uniontown Detailing

Auto Parts


Advance Auto Pats

Marsh Auto Salvage

Auto Repair/Service

Casini’s Garage

Dave’s Garage

Etling’s Auto

Motorcycle/ATV Dealer

Miller’s Motorsports

Z&M Harley-Davidson

Hillview Motorsports East

Oil Change

West Side Tire & Lube

Schmitz Tire Service

Meegan Ford

Tire Store

Schmitz Tire Services

Mongell Tire Service

West Side Tire & Lube

Trucking Company

Pleasant Trucking/ WS Thomas Transfer

Cavanaugh Trucking

Carry All Products


Employer over 25 Employees

Bud Murphy’s


Stone & Company

Employer under 25 Employees

Craig Appliance & Furniture

Abby’s Gold & Gems

Wavie & Janes Emporium


Armstrong: Connellsville Store

Bud Murphy’s


Local College

Penn State University - Fayette

Westmoreland County Community College

Laurel Business Institute


Pinky Toes

Crayon Clubhouse

A. G. Montessori School


Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center

Dunbar Twp Elementary School

Bullskin Township Elementary School



Somerset Trust Company

First Federal Bank of Greene County

Mid Penn Bank (Scottdale Bank)

Credit Union

Glass Cap Federal Credit Union

Fayette County School Employees CU

The United Federal Credit Union

Financial Planning

Kisiel & Associates, PC

Northwestern Mutual

Randy Hohol Agency



Wavie & Jane’s Emporium

Country Pie Shoppe



Fox’s Tavern

Bud Murphy’s

Arch Cafe


Shawn’s Smoking BBQ

Doss Boys BBQ

The Paint Room Bar and Grill

Beer Distributor

Dunbar Distributor Co

Connellsville Beer Warehouse

Faris Distributing


Ed’s Diner

Valley Dairy Connellsville

Michael’s 50’s Diner


O’Donnell’s Pub

Fox’s Tavern

Bud Murphy’s

Candy/Confectionary Store

Sib’s Sweet Shoppe

Colebrook Chocolate

Wavie & Jane’s Emporium


Kickstand Kitchen, LLC

Fox’s Tavern

Arch Cafe


Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

Double Dragon Chinese Restaurant

China Buffet

Cup of Coffee

Coffee At Crawford

Youghiogheny Coffee Co

Ed’s Diner


Wavie & Jane’s Emporium

Connellsville Cash Saver

May’s Country Store


Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

Wavie & Jane’s Emporium

May’s Country Store

Fast Food Eatery

Dairy Queen Grill & Chill



Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

Dairy Haus

Suzy’s Simply Delicious

Local Family Restaurant

Kickstand Kitchen

The Filling Station

Hutch’s Tap Room

Local Italian Restaurant

New York Pizza & Pasta

Italian Oven Restaurant

Meloni’s Restaurant

Local Winery

Greendance Winery

Stone Villa Wine Cellars

Christian Klay Winery


Bud Murphy’s

Pizza King

New York Pizza & Pasta


Kickstand Kitchen

Clubhouse Pizzeria

Arch Cafe


Kickstand Kitchen

Vona’s Dairy Bar

Pizza King


Carson’s Tavern

Out of the Fire Cafe

Bud Murphy’s

Sports Bar

Bud Murphy’s

Fox’s Tavern

The Paint Room Bar and Grill


Hutch’s Tap Room

Arch Cafe

Connellsville Elks Lodge #503


Bud Murphy’s

Pizza King

Arch Cafe


Fox’s Tavern

Pizza King

York Bar


Chiropractic Center

Basinger Rehabilitation and Wellness

Dr. Tyler Nicholson

Bruner Chiropractic Health Center

Counseling Services

Connellsville Counseling & Psychological Services

Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services

Riverstones Counseling Center, LLC

Dental Practice

Fay-West Dental

Prime Dental

Dr. Kara J. Sepp, DMD

Eye Care Center

Ellis John E Optometrist

Bigley Eyecare Associates

Laurel Ridge Eyecare

Fitness Center

YMCA of Laurel Highlands

House of SteeL Fitness

Fit Fam Studio

Hearing Center

Henry & Stewart Audiology, Inc

Ritz Hearing Aid Service of Connellsville

Advanced Hearing Center LLC

Home Health Service Provider

Excela Health Home Care & Hospice

Compassionate Hearts Home Care Agency

Penn Highlands Hospital

Hospital/Medical Center/Clinic

Excela Health Frick Hospital

Uniontown Hospital- WVU Medicine

Penn Highlands Hospital

Massage Therapy

Connellsville Massage, Susan Lowry

Val’s Massage Therapy

YHL The mind & body boutique

Medical Products

Tom & Jerry’s Home Medical Service

Curtis Pharmacy

Nickman’s Drug


Curtis Pharmacy

Nickman’s Drug

Medmart Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

King Physical Therapy & Fitness - Connellsville

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Connellsville

Health First Medical Center

Rehab Facility

Basinger Rehabilitation and Wellness

King Physical Therapy & Fitness – Connellsville

Excela Health Outpatient Rehabilitation

Senior/Retirement Facility

Woodcrest Senior-Living Community

Harmon House Care Center

Scottdale Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center


Automobile Insurance Services

Bruner Insurance Agency

John A Fiesta Agency Inc.

White Insurance Agency

Commercial Insurance Services

Bruner Insurance Agency

John A Fiesta Agency Inc.

DeFurio Mongell & Associates

Home Insurance Services

White Insurance Agency

Bruner Insurance Agency

DeFurio Mongell & Associates

Insurance Agency

Bruner Insurance Agency

White Insurance Agency

John A Fiesta Agency Inc.

Rental Insurance Services

Bruner Insurance Agency

John A Fiesta Agency Inc.

DeFurio Mongell & Associates



Jennifer Casini

Sam Davis

Carmen molinaro


Mark Glassburn Auctioneer

Rittenhouse Auction Co.

Mark Ferry Auctioneers Inc.


James Stewart

Stephanie triplett

Jamie Ritz-Hatalowich

Auto Salesperson

Kelly Flynn C Harper

Chops Mullin, Crivelli

Gail Weber Scott C’s Auto Sales

Bank Associate

Barbara Bielecki - PNC Bank

Kelsey - Scottdale Bank & Trust

Janet Faris - Glass Cap Federal Credit Union


Debbie Conner - Bud Murphy’s

Arlene Addis - The Elks

Peggy Hart (LOOM Moose) - Cville


Dr. Shaun Basinger

Jamie Delfine

Dr. Michael Bruner


Fay West Dental Center

Dr. Kara Sepp

Dr. Tatiana Lucas, Prime Dental


Dr. Gina Canada WVU Family Medicine

Dr. Paul E. Means

Dr. Rachel Esposito


Ronnie Rulli

Mike Rulli

Krumanacker Electrical

Eye Care Physician

Dr. John Ellis

Dr. Robert W Taylor

Dr. Barry Russell

Financial Advisor

John Coleman

Randy Hohol

Dave Lohr

Hair Stylist/Barber

Amanda, Holiday Hair Connellsville

Jill DeWitt, Draybella Salon

Beverly Striner, Tangles Hair Salon

Insurance Agent

Veronica Walskey, Bruner Insurance

Brooks White - White Insurance Agency

Randy Hohol - Farmers Insurance

Nail Technician

Erica McKee at MK Beauty Lounge

Ashley Dupea

Physical Therapist

King Physcial Therapy

Ben Begonia Highlands Hospital

Ed Hardy

Public Servant/Politician

Pat Stefano

Connellsvillle Mayor Greg Lincoln

Shaun basinger


Zach Blackstone

Joe DeClemente

Bill Fiesta


Amy Kinneer - Dunbar Township Elementary

Jennifer Puskar-CASD

Julie Hartz - CASD Middle School


Geary Veterinary Services

Camelot Veterinary Services

Top Notch Veterinary Clinic


Commercial Property

Coldwell Banker Laurel Ridge Realty

Berkshire Hathaway

Scott Ludwick

Real Estate Agency

Berkshire Hathaway

Coldwell Banker Laurel Ridge Realty

Howard Hanna Myers Real Estate

Residential Property

Berkshire Hathaway

Coldwell Banker Laurel Ridge Realty

Donna J. Evans, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services


Appliance Repair

Craig Appliance & Furniture

Hyatt’s Appliance Repair

Fayette Appliance

Cable/Internet Provider

Armstrong: Connellsville Store

Citizens Fiber

UWIP - Uniontown Wireless Internet Provider

Catering Service

Sparks Catering

Wavie & Jane’s Emporium

Carson’s Premier Catering


Connellsville Area Community Ministries

Connellsville Elks Lodge #503

Soroptimist of Fayette County

Civic Club/Organization

Yough River Trail Council

Connellsville Elks Lodge #503

Connellsville Lions

Computer Repair Store

J&M Computer Repair

Jeff Rowan

FayWest IT Services

Contractor/Home Builder

D&R Quality Builders

Hemminger Homes, Inc.

Bryner Construction

Event Location

Fountain Mills Event Center

New Haven Hose Company

Aaron’s Building

Fuel Oil Company

Courtesy Oil

Action OIl

Graft Oil Co

Funeral Home

Paul G. Fink Funeral Home Inc.

Graft-Jacquillard Funeral &

Cremation Services, Inc.

Vito C Martucci Funeral Home

Hair Salon/Barber Shop

Emma Marie’s Salon

Mancuso’s Barber Shop

All Doll’d Up Salon

Heating & Air Conditioning

Fayette Heating and Air Conditioning

Spotlite Heating & Air Conditioning

Dipaola Quality Climate Control, LLC

Home Remodelers

D&R Quality Builders

Hardy Construction

Horvath Home Improvements

Landscaping Service

Cellurale Garden Center

K and S landscape.

Culp’s Nursery & Landscaping

Nail Salon

Nails Boutique

Draybella Salon

Ultra Nails

Pest Control

D-Bug Pest Control, Inc.

J & S Exterminating, Inc.

Safeway Pest Control

Pet Grooming

The Pooch Parlor


Lovingly Groomed

Photography Studio

Simply Kacie Photography, LLC

ClearView Photography

Shane Wolfe


Mike’s Plumbing

Acme Plumbing Services, LLC

5 Star Plumbing and Heating LLC

Tanning Salon

Sundeck Tanning & Fitness Center

Anne’s Family Styling Salon

Excursions Full Service Salon

Window Company

Mt Pleasant Window & Remodeling Co.

Fox’s Glass Co.

Monarch Windows and Doors


Appliance Store

Craig Appliance & Furniture

Chroma TV & Appliances

Appliance Markets of Uniontown

Bridal Shop

Pat’s Bridal Boutique

Eula’s Formal Wear

MB Bride & Special Occasion


Dave’s Quality Carpet & Flooring

Carmen Polito Carpets

DePalma Flooring LLC

Farm/Lawn/Garden Equipment

Rural King


Cairns Agway Services

Feed Mill/Farm Supplies

Rural King

Cairns Agway Services

Pritts Feed Mill Inc.

Floor Covering Provider

Daves Quality Carpet & Flooring

Faris Carpet Inc

DePalma Flooring


DeMuth Florist

Miss Martha’s Floral

Driscoll’s Potting Shed

Furniture Store

Craig Appliance & Furniture

Chesler’s Furniture

Levin’s furniture

Gas/Convenience Store


Vona’s Dairy Bar

Speedy Meedys


Cellurale Garden Center

Driscoll’s Potting Shed

Linda Brown’s Floral

Grocery Store

Save A Lot

Connellsville Cash Saver

Wavie & Jane’s Emporium

Gun Shop

GunSlinger Gun Shop

Salatino Gun Shop

Johnson’s Gun Depot

Hardware Store

Spotto’s Hardware

Stone & Company

Brilhart Ace Hardware

Hunting/Fishing/Sporting Goods

Spotto Ace Hardware

B & G Bait & Sport Shop

PA Fly Co

Jewelry Store

Kathryn’s Jewelry

Abby’s Gold and Gems

Wood’s Jewelers

Lumber Yard

Stone & Company

Scottdale Lumber



Connellsville Memorials

Sandzimier Memorials

Davis Monuments, Inc.

Music Store

Atkins Music Center

Spotto’s Music

Micarelli Modern Music

Paint Store - Independeant


Brilhart Ace Hardware

Stone & Co.

Pet Store

Maw n Pawz Pet Supplies

Pet Supplies Plus

Muddy Paws Pet Supply

Pool/Hot Tub/Supplies

Bert’s Pools

Clear Water Pools

Joe’s Pools & Spas

Sporting Goods

Rural King

B & G Bait & Sport Shop


Tobacco Store

Tobacco World Plus of Connellsville

Puff Discount Tobacco

Ciggy’s Discount Tobacco

Tuxedo Shop


Eula’s Formal Wear

Cantalamessa Formals

Women’s Clothing Store

All Doll’d Up Hair Salon and Boutique

Bitz Of Glitz

Cato Fashions


Bike Shop

Bikes Unlimited


Spoked Wheel’z


New Haven Hose Company

Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Department

Morrell Volunteer Fire Company - Station and Event Ctr.


Yough Lanes

City Lanes

Pleasant Bowling Center Inc

Dance Studio

Premier Dance Center

Kids & Co

Beth Jenkins Dance Zone

Golf Course

Pleasant Valley Golf Club

Linden Hall

Donegal Highlands Golf Course

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