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Booster groups in Peters told to update bylaws by May 30

Those that don't risk losing district practice space.

about 21 hours ago


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about 21 hours ago


Forging bonds for living program at Peters Township Library

After her husband's death, a Mt. Lebanon woman began to evaluate the differing — and important — roles friends play in women's lives.

about 21 hours ago


 Pittsburgh artist Robert Qualters, left, spoke after city council honored him March 11.

Local artist talks at Peters library program about his work, life

Western Pennsylvania artist Robert Qualters has been capturing local landmarks in a style all his own since 1968.

about 21 hours ago


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about 21 hours ago


 Melanie Lemley

A newsmaker you should know: Washington waitress bakes birthday treats for her 220 co-workers

Melanie Lemley has worked at Friendship Village of South Hills for 14 years.

about 21 hours ago


 Terry Bradshaw, the former Steelers quarterback seen in Super Bowl XIV, will open the Meadows Casino 2014 Summer Concert Series in Washington County on June 14 with an evening of stories and songs.

Terry Bradshaw, Smokey Robinson part of Meadows Casino concert series

The former Steelers quarterback opens the Meadows Casino 2014 Summer Concert Series on June 14 with an evening of stories and songs.

1 day ago


Witness saw plane wobbling before fatal crash in Washington

The pilot, a renowned figure-skating coach, was practicing landings March 11 at Washington County Airport in his experimental aircraft.

2 days ago


Child porn trial put on hold while defendant sees doctor

David Cunningham's attorney told the judge that his client has been bleeding through his eyes in jail but has not been examined by a doctor.

2 days ago


 Firefighters handle some of the diesel fuel runoff from a drain leading into Chartiers Creek after a rig carrying diesel fuel collided with two tankers carrying fracking fluids on Henderson Avenue/Route 18 in Canton. Some fracking fluid also flowed into the creek. Two of the three drivers were hospitalized.

Washington County crash sends fracking water in stream

A three-truck crash caused the spill of fracking waste water and diesel fuel early Monday morning in Canton.

2 days ago


 The smashed rig that carried diesel fuel sits on Route 18  in Canton after the crash.

Crash, fuel spill closes Route 18 in Washington County

No one was seriously injured but a large spill of diesel fuel and fracking water is being reported near Chartiers Creek.

3 days ago


Pa. DEP investigating liner leak at gas wastewater site in Washington County

A state Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman confirmed that Range Resources discovered the leak during an inspection this

6 days ago


Patio home sprinkler systems create hot debate in Peters

Fearing damage from a bursting pipe, many residents are opposed to an ordinance requiring sprinkler systems in patio homes.

1 week ago


Sculptor honors bond between W&J professor and Japan

The wood carver came to Washington, Pa., to complete his piece.

1 week ago


4 to stand trial in shooting death of Washington girl, 10

The men, all of Washington, Pa., are charged in the March 31 killing of Ta'Naiyah Thomas, who was struck by a shot fired through a door.

1 week ago


IRS investigators file tax-related charges against four

The accused are two Washington County men, a Latrobe woman and a dentist based in Robinson.

1 week ago


Train kills pedestrian in Fayette County

A Fayette County dispatch supervisor said the fatal collision was reported about 3:11 a.m. on train tracks near Route 906.

1 week ago


North Strabane man held for trial in shooting of his wife

District Judge Ethan Ward held Scott Edmonds, 50, for court on charges of homicide and tampering with evidence.

2 weeks ago


Obituary: William G. Neal Jr. / Funeral director's efforts touched grieving families in Washington County

The Washington, Pa., funeral home director was a decorated Korean War veteran.

2 weeks ago


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2 weeks ago


 Tom Mueller

A newsmaker you should know: Professor uses mapping skills in sports history society

Little did Tom Mueller know that his sports interests would become a link to a new professional relationship.

2 weeks ago


Last missing child of former Canonsburg man among dead in Washington mudslide

A former Canonsburg man and three of his children all have been confirmed dead in the massive March 22 mudslide near Oso, Wash.

2 weeks ago


Walsh drops from Pa. House race

The Burgettstown lawyer endorses fellow Democrat Tom Casciola in order to "beat Jesse White."

2 weeks ago


Man pleads guilty to charges related to W.Va. deputy’s death

Jerod Green entered the plea Monday in Monongalia County Circuit Court to drunken driving and two fleeing charges.

2 weeks ago


 Washington police escort Malik Thomas, one of four suspects in the Ta'Naiyah Thomas killing, from the police station in Washington, Pa.

Four men arrested in death of girl, 10, in home invasion

At least one of the men was a distant cousin of the girl, and all four were known to the victim's family.

2 weeks ago


Peters schools reject seismic testing

The school board refuses an offer for seismic testing and tables a decision on conducting energy-saving upgrades at district facilities.

3 weeks ago


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3 weeks ago


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3 weeks ago


 A photo of Taniyah Thomas being shown by her grandmother.

'Bright, shining star,' 10, killed in Washington, Pa., home shooting

Taniyah Thomas died of a gunshot wound to the head after an intruder fired through an apartment door.

3 weeks ago


 Michael Passalacqua, owner of Angelo's Restaurant in Washington, Pa., talks with customers during his open house celebrating the restaurant's 75th anniversary. Left to right are Mark Lucas, Dennis McAteer and his wife Regina Lucas of Peters.

Angelo's Restaurant celebrates 75th anniversary

Decades of loyalty was rewarded with free food and beverages to help the Passalacqua family celebrate the Washington eatery's anniversary.

3 weeks ago


Firefighters battle blaze in Cecil

Five companies of firefighters from Cecil and neighboring departments battled a blaze at an auto-repair shop in Hendersonville.

3 weeks ago


Parishioners of former St. Anthony's fight building's closing

They plan to hand-deliver their appeal to the Diocese of Pittsburgh headquarters on Monday morning.

3 weeks ago


Greene County jury convicts woman of murder

Jurors agreed with prosecutors who said Lana Roe, 41, of Daisytown, acted as an accomplice for her 33-year-old husband, Jason.

3 weeks ago


South Franklin man charged with possessing child pornography

Richard Mollenkopf, 40, of South Franklin, faces 16 counts related to possession and distribution of child porn.

3 weeks ago


Canonsburg police searching for man who led them on a chase this morning

Canonsburg Sgt. James Spingola said the Bethel Park man, whose name he would not release, ran his car into the sergeant's cruiser.

3 weeks ago


 Billy Spillers, left

Friday night vigil to keep hope alive for sailor who graduated from Chartiers-Houston

Former classmates of Billy Spillers are organizing the vigil for him at 8 p.m. Friday on the school's football field.

3 weeks ago


Mylan receives a $106.7 million verdict against GlaxoSmithKline

The verdict awards $106.7 million to Mylan in its breach of contract lawsuit.

4 weeks ago


Dogs maul, injure boy in Donora

Donora police Patrolman Williams Dennison had to use pepper spray to disperse the dogs.

4 weeks ago


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4 weeks ago


 Norman Baker will speak at the symposium a symposium at Washington and Jefferson College.

Braddock’s expedition route the focus of history symposium

An expert on Braddock's route and a George Washington impersonator will speak at the symposium at 7 p.m. Fridayat W&J.

4 weeks ago


Manager fired in Robinson, Washington County

Officials there dismissed the second township manager in less than two years

4 weeks ago


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4 weeks ago


 Angela and John Burgess of Washington at their new winery.

Couple turns hobby into new Washington winery

The Burgesses bought A&M Wine and Beer Supplies and now have opened a winery.

4 weeks ago


Husband charged with fatally shooting his wife in North Strabane home

The victim was identified as Louise M. Weis-Edmonds.

4 weeks ago


 Billy Spillers

Area school graduate, his 3 children missing after landslide

The family lived on Steelhead Drive, in Oso, Wash., near the center of the area devastated by the slide.

1 month ago



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