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Thomas Gaither, Butler County, was arrested for trying to integrate a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C.
One student who is taking 16 credits expects to see her tuition rise by $1,628 a year to $8,448, an increase of about 24 percent.
“Irretrievably Broken,” a series chronicling the lives of Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein, begins Sunday. Take a first look at their story.
Two officers beat Lonnie Jenkins with batons a combined 17 times, after he did not obey their commands, according to an affidavit.
School officials and police are mapping out long-term security plans for area schools after two recent incidents on or near school campuses.
Federal lawsuits aim to get the EPA to control noxious chemicals and odors produced by factory farms.
Columbus developer Continental Real Estate Cos. pitched a plan to the city to build apartments adjacent to the Hyatt Place hotel.
They taught a program at Fox Chapel’s Cooper Siegel Library Sunday.
The 2015 budget holds the line on property tax rates.
Two high school students provide a free, three-part class on robotics at Dorseyville Middle School to capture the interest of students
Mifflin Township Historical Society has a new home, a jump in membership and a regular schedule of meetings planned for 2015.
Cam Howard, 8, has progeria, a rare condition in which children age at a rate much faster than normal.
Work planned to upgrade labs at Michael Baker Science and Engineering Building on the Beaver campus.
The nonprofit helps breast cancer patients with education and peer support and with therapy through the sport of fly fishing.
Cmdr. Alysa L. Ambrose Mansfield is among growing number of women in top leadership roles in the U.S. Navy.
The former assistant business manager is said to owe the district $5,174 in tuition reimbursements.
Terrence Kushner will hold the post until March 31, when he is expected to become acting superintendent.
The business manager said their are too many unknowns to determine if a tax increase will be necessary.
Howard Davidson has seen much change during the nearly 40 years he has worked for the municipality.
Congregation Emanu-El Israel program raises many questions on the presence and absence of American Jews in the television industry.
The township will form a working group to gather information and make recommendations to council on the drilling of gas wells.
Since the mid-January closing of Bottom Dollar, McKees Rocks leaders worry about “walkable” access to a supermarket.
Other police departments will be permitted to use it, after training.
Mt. Lebanon hires Wildlife Specialists of Wellsboro, Pa., for trap-and-euthanize deer cull effort.
The 92-home open space plan is proposed on Old Oakdale Road about 1 mile from the South Fayette School District campus.
Joe Jackson, who teaches dance at Sewickley Academy, is performing with Pittsburgh Public Theater, which is benefiting his students.
The $5 million center, which will open Monday, has been built on what was once a military Nike site.
The group, which performs show tunes, music from the 1950s to 1970s, patriotic music and more, has two concerts scheduled so far this year.
Organizers of a clothing drive at the University of Pittsburgh hope to collect 150,000 pieces in an effort to set a world record.
Dance Workshop by Shari in Whitehall raises money for nonprofits through its foundation, Dancing for a Difference.
Members of Clergy Against Alzheimer’s have written the book, which is available on Amazon.
The district also is developing a five-year plan for capital projects.
Middle-schoolers pay to duct tape administrators to a wall as part of a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The old order expires March 30; the township needs to request a one-to-two-year extension from the Allegheny County Health Department.
Assistant superintendent Nancy Hines has been named acting superintendent, effective Feb. 1, replacing Thomas K. Washington.
Work on the 39-year-old school is to begin this summer and will include a new gymnasium, fitness center and large group instruction room.
The township has achieved the second-highest designation in the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program.
Donation from national Network of Digital Schools takes agency more than halfway to overall $700,000 goal.
Two residents formed Split Stage Productions to offer unconventional plays in Westmoreland County.
The Nutrition Group, with offices in West Newton and Irwin, has been hired to manage district cafeterias.
This restructuring is part of districtwide changes and tweaks to build on initiatives identified in the district’s strategic plan.
The ban is similar to an executive order signed last week by Gov. Tom Wolf prohibiting gifts for executive branch employees.
The organizations that groups form today differ from a century ago but still meet immigrants’ needs as they adjust to a new culture.
Events and other happenings throughout the east communities.
Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.
News and other happenings throughout the east communities.
Moon Area High School students finished first and third in a financial analysis contest, part of the recent Pennsylvania Institute of
Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.