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Co-defendant testifies in man's retrial for North Side beating death

Michael Molina’s previous conviction for killing Melissa Snodgrass in a drug deal was overturned by the state Supreme Court.

about 8 hours ago


Bomb threat forces evacuation of Armstrong County school

Police went through the building with bomb-sniffing dogs but found nothing, said superintendent Matthew E. Curci.

about 17 hours ago


McCandless mortgage broker pleads to fraud conspiracy

Joseph Nocito Jr., 44, of Sewickley, president of Castle Mortgage, defrauded Washington Mutual Bank of some $1.8 million.

about 8 hours ago


Camp Meeting Road in Bell Acres to stay closed for rest of 2015

Fixing landslide damage to a portion of  Camp Meeting Road in Bell Acres likely will take until the end of the year.

1 day ago


 Fourth and fifth grade students of Eden Hall Upper Elementary in Pine Richland pose after competing in the 2015 Future Chefs Challenge, hosted by Pine-Richland’s Food Services provider Sodexo. From left are Stella Fannie, Kim Sauers, Rachel Bashe, Noah Carter, Haley Katzfey and Eliana Lazzaro.

Student chefs compete at Pine-Richland

Norah Carter, a fifth-grader at Eden Hall Upper Elementary School, won the districtwide competition with her recipe for Garden Pops.

1 day ago


North Allegheny to vote on volunteer clearances

The policy requiring volunteers to obtain criminal clearances, modeled after a new state law, was introduced at the March 18 meeting.

1 day ago


 Nicolette Fenello

Resume: A newsmaker you should know / Nicolette Fenello provides voice for those with disabilities

Nicolette Fenello, a senior at Seneca Valley Senior High School, has Down syndrome and works to urge respect for others with disabilities.

1 day ago


Ross commissioners award garage contracts

The new public works garage approved by Ross commissioners will cost $7.2 million and take 14 to 16 months to build.

1 day ago


 Jennifer McGee, a marketing coordinator with Massaro Construction works with student Nikki Mauder, a senior at Fox Chapel High School, in the Massaro construction trailer outside of the school.

School's construction serves as an internship site for Fox Chapel students

About 10 Fox Chapel students are getting a real-world work experience at Massaro CM Services, the high school construction contractor.

1 day ago


 Hampton High School juniors Emily Hoover and Nicole Perrone created original pen and ink drawings for a book written by their teacher, Scott Stickney.

Hampton students illustrate teacher's book

Scott Stickney, enrichment facilitator at Hampton High School, enlisted students to illustrate his story about a camp for gifted students.

1 day ago


Bellevue one of two towns in Allegheny County seeking to become "wet"

Voters in Bellevue and Wilkinsburg will get to decide in the May 19 primary election whether to allow liquor licenses in their towns.

1 day ago


 Allegheny County has budgeted more than $45 million for bridge and road work and in-house paving.

PennDOT lays out this year's road projects for Pittsburgh, region-by-region

Paving, street reconstruction and bridge work will dot much of the Pittsburgh region’s landscape this year.

1 day ago


Letters to the Suburban Xtra editors: Cursive writing not emphasized

Writers give opposite views of the cursive writing debate.

1 day ago


North at a glance: Arnold’s Barber Shop has closed

Community events and news taking place throughout the North communities.

1 day ago


Municipal news: Ross, Sewickley Hills

Municipal news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.

1 day ago


School news: Aquinas Academy, Deer Lakes, Eden Christian Academy and more

School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.

1 day ago


North scape: Fundraisers, special interest events and sports

Events and other happenings throughout the north communities.

1 day ago


Access van driver charged with rape

Daniel Burrelli, 55, of Oakmont faces charges of rape and other crimes.

about 8 hours ago


Adult relatives-of emaciated boy in Mercer County are sentenced

The boy’s mother, Mary Rader, was sentenced to 5½ to 15 years. His grandmother, Deana Beighley received five to 10 years.

about 18 hours ago


PennDOT extends closure of Ingomar Road in McCandless

The paving project that closed Ingomar Road from Babcock Boulevard to Kummer Road was delayed by bad weather, the department said.

2 days ago


Tech committee recommends one-to-one initiative for North Allegheny schools

A committee has recommended that the district embark on a one-to-one technology initiative, beginning with the 2015-16 school year.

2 days ago


Section of Saxonburg Boulevard in Indiana Township to close

The bridge over the turnpike at mile 43 will be replaced with a three-span concrete structure scheduled to open in the fall.

3 days ago


Hampton ATV ordinance passed

Hampton officials voted  to pass the township's new ATV/off-road vehicle ordinance during council's regular meeting on Wednesday night

2 days ago


 A masked man this afternoon robbed a Butler County bank after threatening a teller.

Pa. State Police seek Butler County bank robber

He wore a gray ski mask and blue Penn State University sweatshirt.

2 days ago


 Neil Alexander at his home in O'Hara Twp. on Thursday, July 18, 2013.

Obituary: Neil Alexander / Advocate of ALS research always kept next generation in mind

Mr. Alexander, of O’Hara, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in 2011. He devoted his life to raising funds to battle ALS.

3 days ago


Northbound Freeport Road to close today at New Kensington Bridge

The closure is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

4 days ago


No foul play in Lawrence County house fire that killed one

Mr. Knepp’s death was ruled accidental with no signs of foul play

3 days ago


Man whose vehicle struck Edgeworth bridge will be charged

Police believe Michael A. Savage, 26, of Ambridge, stepped on the gas pedal of his minivan rather than the brakes.

3 days ago


Ex-prosecutor, alum becomes Grove City College president

Mr. McNulty replaces Richard Jewell, a Pittsburgh businessman and 1967 graduate of the school.

3 days ago


Ross Township approves new public works garage

Commissioners awarded $7.1 million in contracts for the building.

3 days ago


One dead in Lawrence County house fire

The fire was reported around midnight in Mahoning.

4 days ago


McCandless mortgage company president to plead Friday

Joseph Nocito Jr., 44, of Sewickley had been scheduled to enter a plea earlier this month but the case was postponed.

4 days ago


Old Edgeworth bridge hit, closed indefinitely

The bridge, built in 1889, connects Woodland Road and Little Sewickley Creek Road.

4 days ago


 Edinboro police Sgt. Al Donahue said second-year Edinboro student Devin Stevenson, 20, right, has been charged in the shooting.

Police identify Edinboro University students wounded in shooting

Second-year Edinboro student Devin Stevenson, 20, of Franklin, formerly of Oil City, has been charged in the shooting.

4 days ago


Intersection work to begin today on Route 8 in Hampton

The project will add turn lanes and upgraded signals at Route 8 and Duncan Avenue.

5 days ago


Route 19 restrictions resume today in Ross, McCandless

Periodic lane closures will be in effect at the Pine Creek Road intersection and on several other roads.

5 days ago


Edinboro University student charged with wounding two other students

The police officer said Devin Stevenson shot the other two students at about 10:30 p.m. Friday inside an apartment on Meadville Street.

5 days ago


Former Allegheny College professor to plead guilty to child pornography charges

Kirk Nesset, 57, was indicted in October on three counts of receipt, possession and distribution of child porn

1 week ago


Slide closes road in Bell Acres

Preliminary engineering is underway for repairs and the county hopes to reopen the road by the end of the year.

1 week ago


Cranberry welcomes walkable apartment communities as office complex neighbor

The Haven at Cranberry Woods and The Village of Cranberry Woods are two multifamily neighborhoods planned for the south side of Route 228.

1 week ago


Coyotes near mall worry Ross residents

The township commissioners plan to meet with the state Game Commission to discuss the coyotes that have been seen near Ross Park Mall.

1 week ago


STEMinism club formed at North Allegheny

The club will encourage females to take classes in science, technology, engineering and math.

1 week ago


Mars upgrades trail plans

Mars Area athletes who run to keep in shape may have an easier time avoiding busy roads.

1 week ago


Mars utilizes its snow days

The Mars Area School District had eight snow days this winter, but students will not be going to school longer than planned.

1 week ago


Hearing affected Hampton ATV ordinance vote

An audience of more than 100 attended the session, which was moved on March 11 into a larger room to accommodate the crowd.

1 week ago


North Hills hires architect to redesign libraries

The middle school is one of 35 schools in the state designated Schools to Watch.

1 week ago


 Joel Sanchez, 7, practices cursive writing in Lori Ryan's second-grade class at Howe Elementary School in Mt. Lebanon.

Write on: Penmanship proponents say cursive writing is more than just pencil pushing

The teaching of cursive writing has diminished, but some Pittsburgh-area schools are pressing on.

1 week ago


 Jamie Feldman

Resume: A newsmaker you should know / Teen Jamie Feldman recognized for support of leukemia research

Jamie Feldman, a student at North Allegheny Senior High School, has been honored by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

1 week ago


Samantha Bennett: St. Patrick's Day parade was too 'wet' for me

It wasn’t the rain that kept her away; it was the prospect of other falling moisture.

1 week ago


School news: Deer Lakes, Mars Area, North Allegheny and more

School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.

1 week ago



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