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The DEA has approved changes to the scheduling classification of hydrocodone, set to take effect Monday, to halt misuse of the drug.
Emily Padgett took off at 7:30 a.m. on her maiden fight at the Beaver County Airport in Chippewa.
EPA predicts Mile 0 on Montour Trail will reopen by late fall or early winter as Superfund work winds down.
The cost of diapers is daunting, but not using them can block low-income families from sending children to day care and preschool.
Bob Mandera of McCandless organized the first walk from Erie to Cranberry after his daughter was diagnosed with diabetes.
Mother-daughter team heads effort to outfit K-9 officers with protective vests
The state is paying for borough police officers to help alleviate rush-hour congestion due to construction on the Parkway West.
Halftime is no break in gridiron action for this trio.
Off the Wall Performing Arts Center has received the 50/50 Applause Award from the International Centre for Women Playwrights.
Students did well on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment and the Keystone Exams, but the district doesn’t want to stop there.
Some good news has come from the cooler, rainier weather this summer — it helped make the fall foliage season last a bit longer than usual.
Mauro Monz resigned in September, saying he was concerned for the safety of his players.
Among the proposed uses are convenience stores, gas stations and hotels.
Alan Welding was named an “unboxed teacher” by Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.
Some of the district’s parking lots also need to be repaired.
News, events and other happenings throughout the West communities.
Schools news from throughout the West communities.
Legislation addresses antidotes, immunity for reporting overdoses, prescription drug data bases and drop-off boxes for unwanted medicine.
The pig races were not some amateur ad hock event but a slick traveling show.
School district officials say authority has “improperly amassed millions of school district dollars.”
Both male students were 18-year-old seniors while Tiffany Leiseth was a teacher at the New Brighton Area School District last school year.
Elementary schools in Pine-Richland and West Allegheny are among the 337 schools honored.
Police said officers went to a duplex on Coulter Street shortly before 3 a.m. and found two men in their early 30s with head injuries.
PennDOT has been using lane closures during the $72.8 million reconstruction project, but it said there have been too many close calls.
Alternating one-way traffic will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days on Beaver Grade Road.
Jessica Cardillo, 32, was charged this month with two counts of felony insurance fraud.
Marlin Kelly, 29, will serve life in prison for the killing of Conekia Finney in Ambridge on Oct. 29, 2012.
Washington County’s Meadowcroft lets visitors try old technology and skills during American Indian Heritage Weekend.
Ten plots lining Route 50 add color to the community’s business district.
On Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 3, only one of the two trains will be operating, resulting in longer waits at the stations.
Consol Energy has offered $2.2 million for mineral rights at the airport but plans no drilling anytime soon.
Charles Schwimer, 55, was also ordered to perform 300 hours of free dental service for the poor, and to pay restitution and a $20,000 fine..
Superintendents of the two districts are exploring the topic; no conclusions have been reached.
Jamal Tompkins and Devin Stewart were charged with raping the victim in an abandoned apartment complex in Baldwin in Sept. 2010.
The building is to be completed by July on the university’s Moon campus.
Collier Commissioners tabled action on proposed text amendment changes for the township's R4 area in Kirwan Heights.
Victims of the business coaching scheme include residents of Pittsburgh and surrounding communities.
Library officials hope to name a new director by November. The person will oversee both libraries under an agreement approved last fall.
An annual report shows the district has about 25 more employees than it did two years ago.
After 25 years in emergency nursing, a McCandless woman will be honored for her contributions to the field.
Events and other happenings throughout the West communities.
For 22 years, the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh in Oakland has been the largest Islamic institution in the Greater Pittsburgh area.
Deborah Bailey took more than $3,600 from the Wilmerding woman between June 2013 and July of this year, according to a criminal complaint.
Crews will work from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Friday morning.
Exploration of a possible merger between school districts Cornell and Moon Area will continue as long as both sides show interest.
Communities damaged 10 years ago by the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan are celebrating the rebirth and wakeup call the storm left in its wake.
Two people were reported to have been trapped, dispatchers said. Police said at least one person was transported by medical helicopter.