Some Connellsville homeowners eligible for buyout program

heraldstandard.com - 02-20

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On Aug. 29, 2016, when the Connellsville area suffered catastrophic flooding, buildings were damaged, personal belongings lost and people were displaced. Homes in Dutch Bottom and 7th Street we're particularly devastated. In fact, state Rep. Ryan Warner while touring the damage called Dutch Bottom "a disaster area." With the help of the community, along with state disaster relief funding, most residents bounced back.