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Louise Urban named president, CEO of Jefferson Hospital

She takes over for John Dempster, who will be moving to a new administrative role at Jefferson.

6 minutes ago


Mt. Lebanon School District to maintain new turf fields in town

The school board voted 7-1 to enter into an agreement with the municipality to maintain Wildcat and Middle fields in Main Park.

about 13 hours ago


Chartiers Valley selects IKM as architect for district projects

IKM Inc. will charge the district 5 percent of the cost for new construction projects and 5.5 percent for renovations.

about 14 hours ago


Scott approves sewer repairs

A series of heavy downpours had overloaded some sewers and caused flooding.

about 14 hours ago


 Ronald J. Kitsko, the new principal at Lincoln Elementary School in Mt. Lebanon.

Lincoln Elementary welcomes new principal

Ronald Kitsko was selected Monday out of 64 qualified applicants to replace Marybeth D. Irvin as a principal in the Mt. Lebanon School

about 14 hours ago


 John Lechliter, manager, wedding consultant and designer at Lea's Floral Shop in East McKessport, arranges bouquets for delivery to local care facilities.

Fourth-generation florists in East McKeesport deliver smiles

Lea‘‍s Floral Shop partners with Teleflora to distribute bouquets to care centers for “Make Someone Smile Week.”

about 14 hours ago


Alone with their watts: Research delivers a shock

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

about 11 hours ago


Peters neighborhood fights utility's tree cutting

The trees are within a right of way owned by electric utility FirstEnergy Corp., which has resisted efforts to compromise on the cutting.

about 14 hours ago


Baldwin Borough firefighters seek guaranteed funding

Independent Fire Co. No.1 will meet with borough officials to discuss the company’‍s finances.

about 11 hours ago


 Members of Teen Think work on the teen-produced film "Chairpocalypse: Never Say Never Say Never" at the Carrick branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Teens create horror film at Carrick library

“Chairpocalypse: Never Say Never Say Never” follows the misadventures of teens who decide to probe incidents caused by a killer chair.

about 13 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 11 hours ago


 Sister Nancy Hupert

Sister at Jefferson Hospital never stops serving and caring

Sister Nancy has dedicated her life to attending to the needs of others and has no plans to retire.

about 13 hours ago


Woman killed in ATV crash in Fayette County

The victim fell off the vehicle and hit her head on the road sometime between 1:47 a.m. and 2:05 a.m. Monday, state police said.

1 day ago


Two Pennsylvania residents charged with killing 3 in W.Va.

State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says Samuel L. Spencer, 25, and Natasha L. Burns, 26, were arrested Monday in Waynesburg.

1 day ago


 Firefighters on the scene of a fire at 7110 Baptist Road in Bethel Park.

Firefighters contain Bethel Park blaze to upstairs bedroom

A dispatch supervisor said the fire on Baptist Road was reported around 11:15 a.m. and Bethel Park firefighters had it out in 20 minutes.

1 day ago


Meyersdale man, 69, killed in ATV crash in Somerset County

Wayne E. Krause was flown by helicopter to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he was pronounced dead just after 11 p.m.

2 days 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


Mt. Lebanon school board approves change orders

School directors in Mt. Lebanon unanimously approved nearly $225,000 in change orders for the ongoing high school renovation project.

2 days ago


Boston Bridge inspection to restrict traffic today

The Boston Bridge carries Route 48 over the Youghiogheny River in Versailles and Elizabeth Township.

3 days ago


Detours possible today during movie filming in Brentwood

Filming of the boxing movie "Southpaw" may cause detours today along Brownsville Road in Carrick and Brentwood.

3 days ago


West Mifflin to sue over Duquesne students' costs

West Mifflin contends the state pays it more than $4,000 per student less for educating students from Duquesne than for its own students.

3 days ago


Man shot in Mount Oliver

Allegheny County detectives are investigating.

3 days ago


 An on-site celebration Aug. 16 will kick off a fundraising campaign to rehabilitate the Carrie deer.

Carrie deer: History through the artist's lens

A giant scrap deer, known as the "gatekeeper," is part of the legacy of the Carrie Furnaces and is a 40-foot monument to the mill's demise.

4 days ago


Route 51 southbound closed as crews work to rescue person on Elizabeth Bridge

Rescue workers were called to the bridge at 3:40 p.m.

5 days ago


Arrest made in connection with Mt. Oliver woman's death

Deshawn Pryor, 20, is accused of fatally shooting Jamekia Robinson.

5 days ago


Three men charged in Munhall teen's death

Deondre Broadus of East Pittsburgh, Terron Brown of McKeesport, and Corey Palmer of Munhall were charged in the death of Trijuan Williams.

5 days ago


West Virginia trucker killed in Greene County crash

The county coroner said Leroy Melvin Knisley, 42, of Clarksburg, W.Va., was pronounced dead in the crash, which occurred at 1:15 p.m. on

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


Neighbors oppose First Energy tree-cutting plan in Peters

The utility plans to clear cut and spray trees within a 100-foot right-of-way of a transmission line that cuts through the neighborhood.

6 days ago


West Mifflin schools to sue state

The board voted 7-0 to file the lawsuit at its Monday meeting.

1 week ago


West Mifflin schools approve copier contract

A photocopier contract with The Wilson Group, LLC was approved 6-2 by the West Mifflin Area School Board at a special meeting this week.

1 week ago


 Since its founding in 2002, the Project Linus chapter in Pittsburgh has created and distributed 20,210 blankets to West Penn Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, its burn center, The Children's Home, St. Clair Hospital and other local caregivers.  to accompany a story about Project Linus, where church volunteers from the South Hills make blankets for babies in hospitals. slug of story is SLINUS0717

Project Linus blankets ill children in comfort, caring

Since its founding in 2002, the chapter has created and distributed 20,210 blankets to local caregivers.

1 week ago


South Park Kids Triathlon benefits Habitat for Humanities

The race will be held Saturday for some 200 child athletes and consists of swimming, biking and running.

1 week ago


 A benefit concert is scheduled for Saturday for Joey Fabus, 8 of Bethel Park, who has an inoperable brain tumor in his brain stem. The concert is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Fort Couch Road, at 7 p.m.

Country artist to host benefit concert for sick cousin in Bethel Park

Rising country artist Justin Fabus is hosting a benefit concert for his 8-year-old cousin, who has an inoperable brain tumor.

1 week ago


More cameras to guard over Chartiers Valley students

The district will install about 50 more cameras at its primary school as part of an expanded safety program.

1 week ago


Chartiers Valley School District hires new athletic director; former AD says he was 'terminated'

Angela Potthoff will be the sixth woman named as athletic director among 143 schools in Western Pennsylvania.

1 week ago


Chartiers Valley buses get GPS trackers

The school board said the GPS tracker will enable the transportation department to view where the buses are at all times.

1 week ago


McMurray VFW honors Wall of Valor inductee

Silver Star veteran Pasquale Papalia will be inducted July 27 on the Wall of Valor for his service in action during the Vietnam War.

1 week ago


 This ruby-colored teardrop candlestick from Duncan Miller Glass will be part of the 39th annual Duncan & Miller Glass Show and Sale this weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Washington County festival shines light on glass design

The show features a special exhibit of candelabra, candlesticks and candle holders in a variety of glass design.

1 week ago


 Joe Negri performs at the 60th anniversary celebration of Lawrence Music in Castle Shannon.

Lawrence Music marks 60th anniversary

Renowned Pittsburgh guitarist Joe Negri performed Saturday at the store to mark its six-decade anniversary.

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


 Gregory Kenney

Acting as teaching: Educator brings theater to classroom

Actor, educator Gregory Kenney combines teaches the community about influential African Americans through his one-man plays.

1 week ago


Former county councilman's trial on theft charge delayed again

Charles P. McCullough, 59, of Upper St. Clair, is charged with stealing over $200,000 from an elderly woman for whom he served as a trustee.

1 week ago


Student sues two districts after 2012 rape

A stu­dent whose rape led to the in­car­cer­a­tion of a school mu­si­cal di­rec­tor al­leg­ed that their in­ac­tion vi­o­lated her rights.

1 week ago


Trolley, car collide in Castle Shannon

Multiple emergency crews were responding to the scene on Cooke Lane near the Arlington stop.

1 week ago


Traffic on Route 51 in Overbrook will face shift in lane patterns

Overall work on the project will conclude in December.

1 week ago


West Mifflin Schools vote to sue department of education, state

The West Mifflin Area School District believes it should be entitled to for educating about 260 Duquesne City School District students.

1 week ago


Elderly man killed when tractor rolls over Washington County hillside

A friend, who was searching for Mr. Kaposy when he didn't return home from cutting grass, found him around 7 p.m., the coroner‘‍s office

1 week ago


 Yellow tape blocks off a torn-up road and boarded up townhomes at properties owned by Davin Gartley.

Judge gives South Hills landlord 30 days for tenant relocation proposal

Davin Gartley has been cited repeatedly for problems related to lead paint, sewage, trash, lack of running water and more.

1 week ago


Former bishop charged with corrupting a minor

A victim reported he was molested during church counseling sessions with Duane Youngblood over the course of two-and-a-half years.

1 week ago



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