Pavement work to stall traffic on Marshall, Perrysville avenues today

The work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Monday.

In 32 minutes

 Marques Duncan  wears his helmet and safety glasses as he works on a desk at the Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters and TechShop in Robinson.

Students at Emsworth school build their own desks

Project develops skills and work ethic for Holy Family Academy students.

about 6 hours ago

 Wal-Mart wants to build a 150,000-square-foot store off McKnight Road in McCandless near the Rave movie theater.

McCandless residents oppose Wal-Mart

Residents cite concerns over traffic, noise, safety issues and water runoff as reasons they believe Wal-Mart should stay away.

about 6 hours ago

North scape: Fundraisers, library activities and an antique power show

Activities and other happenings throughout the north communities.

about 6 hours ago

Despite objections, North Allegheny approves field fees

Community baseball leagues are unhappy that the district will charge maintenance fees for use of high school baseball and softball fields.

about 6 hours ago

Alone with their watts: Research delivers a shock

Subjects would rather take an electric jolt than sit quietly without their toys.

about 6 hours ago

North Allegheny director chooses coaching over school board

Ralph Pagone was forced by a new district policy to choose between being a board member or head coach of the varsity girls softball team

about 6 hours ago

North Allegheny: Classics lovers ride chariot of victory

For the 17th consecutive year, North Allegheny students win the Pennsylvania Junior Classical League state championship.

about 6 hours ago

Traffic signals getting smarter in Cranberry

A key transportation corridor in Cranberry is getting an upgrade.

about 6 hours ago

 Andrea Echavarria works on a portrait Monday in her studio. Ms. Echavarria is one of many artists who use space in the converted Etna warehouse for their work.

A room of one's own in Etna

Etna loft provides space and artistic vibe for creative tenants.

about 6 hours ago

 Steel beams are put into place as part of a construction project at Mt. Lebanon High School. The old gym is being converted into a cafeteria. "PlanCon" owes the Mt. Lebanon School District $1.8 Million toward construction costs for the project.

Many Pennsylvania school districts wait for millions in state reimbursements

School districts continue to wait for millions in construction reimbursement costs from the state.

about 6 hours ago

Man acquitted of inappropriate conduct

The judge said the inconsistency in the timeline of when the girls reported the alleged abuse raised reasonable doubt.

1 day ago

 Walmart wants to build a 150,000-square-foot supercenter on Blazier Drive in McCandless.

Residents turn out to protest Walmart's plans to build McCandless superstore

Concerns focus on increased traffic, noise, flooding, and light pollution that resident say the store would bring to the neighborhood.

1 day ago

Man charged with running over victim in fatal Ellwood City shooting

Jeffrey Sack was arraigned on charges of aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and simple assault.

1 day ago

Overnight repaving on I-79 begins this week in Bridgeville, Marshall

Two projects will resurface more than eight miles of Interstate 79 starting this week.

2 days ago

Ex-teacher in Avonworth gets 3-8 years for rape of girl

During the hearing before Common Pleas Judge Jill E. Rangos, Walter Street apologized for his actions.

2 days ago

Ross Township hires planning and zoning administrator

Ross Township commissioners Monday unanimously hired Dominic Rickert.

2 days ago

 Officials investigate a crime scene on Loop Street in the Walnut Ridge Apartment complex.

One killed, two injured in Ellwood City shooting

One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting late Sunday at a public housing complex in Lawrence County.

2 days ago

West Hardies to close round-the-clock in Hampton

The road will close at 8 p.m. between Route 8 and Pioneer Road, with traffic detoured via Wildwood Road.

2 days ago

Hardt Road resurfacing scheduled to begin today

Alternating one-way traffic is possible weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through late November.

2 days ago

 The home of Mary Rader and her parents Dennis and Deanna Beighley in Greenville, Mercer County. Detectives say a 7-year-old boy was nearly starved inside this Mercer County house.

Police say 8-year-old boy from Mercer County was 'a couple of weeks from death'

The child somehow escaped from his Greenville home June 6 and ran into the street where he met a woman walking her dog, police say.

3 days ago

Alexander Ference: Dec. 22, 1927 -- July 16, 2014.

Ross man who designed early computer technology systems for Blue Cross, Westinghouse

5 days ago

MRSA case confirmed at Northgate Junior-Senior High School

A third-party specialty cleaning and decontamination crew will begin work on the building Friday or Monday.

5 days ago

Truck crashes into street sweeper, warehouse in Kittanning

Police said the truck came around the bend around 1:30 a.m.and hit a Kittanning Borough street sweeper at Walnut and South Jefferson

5 days ago

Former Butler County teacher sentenced for molesting students

Jonathan Crum, 27, pleaded guilty to five counts of corruption of minors for girls he molested between 2009 and 2013.

5 days ago

Accused Army deserter released from jail

Gary Naranjo, 49, was arrested Sunday at his home and jailed on a Department of Defense detainer.

6 days ago

 Donald Yahnert clears his clogged trimmer as he cuts underbrush at the overgrown cemetery at the former Dixmont State Hospital in Kilbuck today.

State says cemeteries won’t be neglected again

Ordered to the site by department officials in Harrisburg, the  crew normally works at Torrance State Hospital in Westmoreland County.

6 days ago

 A bus driver for the Pine-Richland School District has been charged with drunken driving and child endangerment.

Pine-Richland bus driver charged with transporting children while intoxicated

Hampton police said the driver had a blood-alcohol content of 0.138 after he took students to St. Ursula School in Hampton last month.

6 days ago

8-year-old pulled from Fox Chapel pool, revived

Authorities said the boy was pulled from a pool at the Fox Chapel Yacht Club Wednesday night around 8:30.

1 week ago

Mars opposes gas well

A standing-room-only crowd urged the Mars Area school board Tuesday to join their fight against a proposed gas well near school grounds.

1 week ago

Ruling date set for Richland art center

A nonprofit center dedicated to promoting the arts and natural medicine may be limited in its activities on a 10-acre campus on Dickey Road.

6 days ago

Millvale returns to roots

A proposed Bennett Station Town Square project will be possible by the recent purchase of buildings on Grant and North avenues.

1 week ago

Lawrence Walsh: An E-Zpass scam? Not so, says the Pa. Turnpike Commission

E-ZPass is the electronic toll collection program that offers motorists the convenience of paying tolls without cash or tickets.

1 week ago

 Tom White

Duquesne University archivist honored for his love of folklore

In his book, Tom White explores the local history of witchcraft and the occult, using oral history accounts and archival information.

6 days ago

 Newly constructed and landscaped "bump-outs" along Lincoln Avenue in Bellevue are part of an Allegheny County green initiative redevelopment plan.

Bellevue puts on a new face with new streetscape

More landscape improvements are to be made to Bellevue’‍s Lincoln Avenue business district to enhance aesthetics and safety.

1 week ago

Butler Transit cuts bus service

The final runs of each weekday are eliminated and weekend cuts are made, too, to reduce inefficiencies.

1 week ago

Butler County to get higher impact fees from gas activities

The funds from Marcellus Shale activity are going up by about a third this state fiscal year.

1 week ago

Apartment complex near Ross Park Mall wins approval

An upscale apartment complex is to be built near Ross Park Mall.

1 week ago

Shaler Area students show off their green thumbs

About 40 Shaler Area students finished the year with two first-place awards in an international environmental competition.

1 week ago

 Robyn McKee, 27, left, of Plum gets spelling help from Tirzah DeCaria, co-director of Creative Citizen Studios, during a session at the Union Project on Tuesday. Ms. DeCaria and Kirsten Ervin founded Creative Citizen to give people with developmental and intellectual disabilities an outlet for creativity and an opportunity to participate in community activities.

Art for all: Creative Citizen Studios offers opportunity for people with disabilities

Art students will take part in a puppet show this month as part of the Weather Permitting series at Shadyside Nursery.

1 week ago

Body found in Allegheny River identified as missing jet skier

Crews had been searching this week for the body of Thomas Duane Uzmack, 40, of Penn Hills, who fell off a jet ski in the river Sunday.

1 week ago

Former union president gets fine, probation for stealing from local

John Vetterly Jr., 53, of Avalon, steadily siphoned money from the coffers to cover meals, cable TV bills and cell phone bills.

1 week ago

North Allegheny School Board member resigns to coach softball

Ralph Pagone was forced by a new district policy to choose between his seat and his position as head coach of the  girls’ softball team.

1 week ago

Mars hires new principal

The Mars Area school board today hired a new principal for the Mars Area Primary Center.

1 week ago

Hampton man accused of being Army deserter released from jail

Gary Naranjo, 49, was arrested Sunday at his home on a Department of Defense detainer. He will be allowed to self-report to Fort Sill, Okla.

1 week ago

Repairs to begin on damaged Route 65 ramp

The overpass, which carries traffic from northbound I-79 to Route 65, has been closed since a truck hit it early Friday.

1 week ago

Search for jet skier in Allegheny River continues without divers

The man, identified as Thomas Duane Uzmack, 40, of Penn Hills, is presumed to have drowned.

1 week ago

 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signs the state budget in his chambers Thursday in Harrisburg.

Corbett visits area to bolster campaign

Mr. Corbett appeared with state Sen. Randy Vulakovich at a Monday news conference at the Shaler Township Municipal Building.

1 week ago

 A tri-axle dump truck struck the front of the Park United Presbyterian Church in Zelienople today.

Dump truck rams 117-year-old church in Zelienople

No injuries have been reported in the crash, which occurred shortly before 8:45 a.m. in the 100 block of East Grandview Avenue.

1 week ago


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