Neville House at Woodville Plantation was built in multiple stages starting in about 1775.

Preservation easements protecting some historic properties in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation has experts inspect the exteriors and grounds of each site annually.

about 12 hours ago

Townhome renovation plan awaits Clairton’s OK

A plan to renovate and sell a cluster of deteriorating townhomes in Clairton needs city council’s OK to move forward in bankruptcy court.

about 12 hours ago

Low-income students in McKeesport to receive Bridge Foundation scholarships

The Bridge Foundation, U.S. Steel and elected officials donated $60,000 for low-income families to send their children to private schools.

about 12 hours ago

Peters roadwork to address flooding

The township is planning a major renovation of Moccasin Drive and Old Washington Road over the summer.

about 12 hours ago

 South Allegheny High School senior Seth Hitchens is shown parts of the laser cutter by J.D. Whitewolf of Red Ant Lasers.  The company is helping students build a laser cutter in teacher Doug Marino's technology education class.

South Allegheny students learn about laser cutters

A portable laser cutter should prove useful for a wide range of subjects at the high school.

about 12 hours ago

 Madison Schratz and Lucas Carroll.

Canonsburg students among those selected for Nordenberg scholarship at Pitt

Two Canon-McMillan students have been named to the Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program at the University of Pittsburgh.

about 12 hours ago

 Commonwealth Press founder Dan Rugh plans to open a second location for his custom T-shirt business in Mt. Lebanon.

Pittsburgh screen-printing business Commonwealth Press expands with second location

The company started in Shannon and Dan Rugh’s basement, and has grown to become the go-to T-shirt company in the Pittsburgh area.

about 5 hours ago

Golf classic aims to raise money for South Fayette Foundation

The foundation has brought in $23,000 since 2010. The classic will be held July 13 at Southpointe Golf Club in Cecil.

about 12 hours ago

Gay Straight Alliance hopes Washington County concert will be 'positive experience'

After some students staged an “Anti-Gay Day” in April at McGuffey High School, the Washington County GSA hopes to begin a healing process.

about 12 hours ago

 Jeff & Colleen Shirey with Salsa Pittsburgh at the La Escuelita Arcoiris Salsito 2015 celebration May 9.

Newsmaker you should know / Salsa a passion for Whitehall man, wife

Recently, the Shireys partnered with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to host the Super Salsa Weekend.

about 12 hours ago

 Olivia Straub, 8, of Bethel Park sings the national anthem during an audition in April at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, Pa. Olivia is also the youngest choir member at St. Germaine Parish in Bethel Park.

Wild Things hold audition, choose 26 national anthem singers

Thirty-three people auditioned to sing the national anthem for the Wild Things at Consol Energy Park in North Franklin.

about 12 hours ago

Cereal is on Washington County food bank's wish list

The Greater Washington County Food Bank is asking for donations of cereal to ensure that children have a healthy breakfast over the summer.

about 12 hours ago

Garden at Aiken school in Green Tree promotes healthy lifestyle

Students helped to plant the garden and are learning how to care for the plants.

about 12 hours ago

South scape: Takeout soup fundraiser scheduled in Whitehall

Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.

about 12 hours ago

South at a glance: Chartiers Valley OKs proposed budget

News and other happenings throughout the south communities.

about 12 hours ago

Samantha Bennett: Hand-me-downs from the up-and-coming

The furnishings of college dorm rooms have shed the stains of days gone by.

about 12 hours ago

Man wanted in Jefferson Hills homicide captured by Fugitive Task Force

Allegheny County homicide detectives charged Trenton Knight, 26, with shooting and killing Darius Williams, 40.

about 19 hours ago

Pittsburgh, Dormont police respond to body found along railroad tracks

The body was found this afternoon near Station Square

about 13 hours ago

Body of man, 26, found in Yough River in Fayette County

The county's 911 center received multiple reports of a man in his 20s who went under the water about 6:30 p.m.

1 day ago

Charges dropped in homicide case after co-defendant refuses to testify

The case against Corey Palmer, who was tied to the shooting when officers said they found him with the weapon involved, will continue.

1 day ago

Crash victim refused ride home with sober friend, trial testimony reveals

The trial for homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence will continue today.

1 day ago

Section of Glass Run Road closed today, Friday

The road was scheduled to close from 7 a.m. today to 7 p.m. Friday between Baldwin and Gensler roads.

1 day ago

Steel Valley board budgets for deficit, holds line on taxes

The board passed a $31.8 million final budget for the 2015-2016 school year that keeps school real estate taxes at 21.31 mills.

about 13 hours ago

McKeesport Area School District to close East End Academy

The building houses the district’s alternative education program.

about 14 hours ago

Water main break closes section of Mt. Lebanon Boulevard

Pennsylvania American Water said about 50 customers, including a McDonald's restaurant and an apartment building, were without water.

2 days ago

Peters council to address speeding concerns on Boyer Road

The township will look into placing a portable speed hump on the road with a lighted speed counter to remind motorists to slow down.

2 days ago

Elizabeth Forward school budget holds line on taxes

School directors first approved the budget by a unanimous vote, then voted on the millage proposal.

1 day ago

McKeesport Area School District approves preliminary budget

McKeesport Area’s 2015-16 preliminary budget has a millage rate of 16.15 mills -- up from 15.7 for the 2014-15 school year.

1 day ago

Officials called to the scene of a fire in South Fayette

The Allegheny County Medical examiner's office has been called to the scene of a  fire that blazed through an apartment complex in South

1 day ago

Jefferson Hospital says patients' personal information was illegally disclosed

The hospital is notifying hundreds of people that their records may have been illegally disclosed by a former employee.

2 days ago

Nighttime tunnel work to cause minor Red Line delays in Mt. Lebanon

The inbound side of the tunnel will close around 8 p.m. weeknights, causing single-tracking in the outbound tunnel.

3 days ago

Motorcyclist killed in collision with trailer in Fayette County

Police said Steven R. Witteman, 22, of Fayette County was driving north on Matthew Drive in South Union when he crossed the center line.

3 days ago

 A sign urging people to vote for Barbara Daly Danko for Allegheny County Council sits outside the Darlington Street entrance to the Jewish Community Center May 19.

Allegheny County seeks applicants for Danko's East End council seat

Democrats have until noon Friday to submit resumes and interest letters to replace the late Barbara Daly Danko on Allegheny County Council.

3 days ago

Twelve injured in W.Va. boating accident in Cheat Lake

The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. in Cheat Lake east of Morgantown in the Warm Hollow/Hickory Ridge area, officials said.

3 days ago

West Jefferson Hills School Board approves contract with teachers

The federation approved the five-year agreement earlier in the day. The agreement includes annual raises of 2 to 2.5 percent.

2 days ago

 Police said an 11-year-old boy was critically wounded when he was shot with a BB gun in this playground of a former McKeesport school. Police charged a 312-year-old McKeesport man with the shooting. He told police the shooting was retaliation for the boy attacking his son.

Man charged with critically wounding boy with BB gun in McKeesport playground

A McKeesport man charged with the shooting tells police the incident on Sumac Street was in retaliation for the boy attacking his son.

4 days ago

 Bill Rosetti applauds between acts on Saturday during a surprise musical tribute in honor of his retirement organized by current and former students, held at South Park High School.

Former students perform coda for South Park High music director

Students, alumni hold surprise retirement party for retiring band teacher.

5 days ago

Federal prosecutors to retry Baldwin man after mistrial declared in weapons case

Jason Korey, 32, of Baldwin Borough, who has twice been acquitted of homicides, went on trial last week in U.S. District Court.

6 days ago

Prosecutors to retry Baldwin man after mistrial declared in weapons case

A jury deciding the fate of Jason Korey, 32, said it was hopelessly deadlocked Thursday.

6 days ago

  James Grove Fulton's military marker.

Notable residents among those buried at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery

Headstones for at least one U.S. representative, two Medal of Honor winners and numerous veterans have a place there.

1 week ago

Mt. Lebanon approves teacher contract extension, budget with tax hike

Taxes will increase by 0.40 mills; the contract extension provides for a raise of 3.17 percent per year.

1 week ago

 Josh Francis, Olivia Airhart, Emma Skreppen and Nicole Kurka, all 12th-graders, have a little fun with a Jersey barrier they painted.

Thomas Jefferson High students beautify Jersey barriers with murals

Art students painted concrete barriers to replace those that had been defaced by graffiti.

1 week ago

Cecil board delays vote on gas compressor station

The board was taking final public comments before voting to approve the application Monday night.

1 week ago

Proposed Keystone Oaks budget holds line on taxes

Taxes have been steady at 18.63 mills for three years.

1 week ago

 Gerald "Jerry" Costanzo has published more than 400 poems, articles and literary essays as well as seven of his own poetry collections.

Newsmaker you should know / CMU professor knew his calling as a child

Gerald “Jerry” Costanzo teaches English at the university and also is founding director of Carnegie Mellon University Press.

1 week ago

 Susie, a Jack Russell terrier owned by Constable Richard Earliwine (left), greets Peg Johnston on Tuesday as she arrives to vote at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Chartiers, Washington County.

Incumbents top vote-getters in Washington County races

The three county commissioners will appear on the ballot in November along with Republican Mike McCormick.

1 week ago

Keystone Oaks summer lunch program begins June 15

The program, to be set up at seven sites, could feed up to 500 children this summer.

1 week ago

 Randyland, the Mexican War Streets home of Randy Gilson, features colorful murals and street art.

Look past Pittsburgh's popular attractions for some off-the-beaten-path summer fun

From museums to a Robot Hall of Fame, the region is home to many hidden gems.

1 week ago

South scape: Caregiver workshops set for Bethel Park

Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.

1 week ago

Baldwin-Whitehall middle school teacher charged with striking student

J.E. Harrison Middle School math teacher Brian Paulos, 43, of Upper St. Clair, was charged via summons on Thursday, court records show.

6 days ago