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Bishop of Ukranian Catholic churches visits area this weekend

Bishop Bohdan John Danylo of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma, Ohio, will visit parishes in Ambridge and Carnegie.

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Beltzhoover man convicted for shooting woman in eye in Stowe Township

A jury found Oneal Olive guilty of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and firearms violations.

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 Lawrence Connolly of Moon opens up his monthly Story Time session at Riley's Pour House in Carnegie on Nov. 25.

In Carnegie, story time isn't just for libraries

Every fourth Tuesday of the month, anyone can become a storyteller at Riley’s Pour House in Carnegie.

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Community gardens approved for Crafton, Sharpsburg

The program, run by Allegheny Grows, provides materials and free advice to neighborhoods outside Pittsburgh.

2 days ago


Early West Allegheny teacher contract ratified

The three-year agreement calls for wage increases, higher employee health care contributions and reduction in tuition reimbursements.

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Collier budget expands municipal services

Budget holds the line on taxes while calling for increased spending in public safety, recreation and other areas.

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South Fayette advances study of traffic corridors

Administrators are dedicating $40,000 from their capital fund in 2015 to further their traffic task force efforts.

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West school news: Chartiers Valley, Moon Area

Chartiers Valley   

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West at a glance: Pittsburgh airport art program accepting votes

News and other happenings throughout the west communities.

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West scape: Teen Crafternoon scheduled in Moon

Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.

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Post Your Problems / Lawrence Walsh: Scammers can be visitors, letter writers, callers

Many people can fall victim to scams -- and they become the poorer for it.

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Economy officials still trying to identify woman's head found Friday

The head was discovered Friday afternoon off Ridge Road Extension in a rural part of Economy.

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Man sues Pittsburgh and suburban police for shooting him

Donald Burris' suit says the police involved acted maliciously and counter to their training.

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North Fayette taxpayers will see no increases in 2015

Commissioners adopted a $16.135 million budget tonight, of which $10.882 million will serve as the township's general fund.

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Hazmat team investigates possible gas leak at NS Conway yard

The crews were called to investigate a hissing sound coming from a tanker car in Norfolk Southern’s Conway yard about 5:35 p.m..

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 Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri speaks  at his alma mater, Central Valley High School in Center Township.

Special effects wiz Joe Letteri returns to Pittsburgh

Joe Letteri, the wizard behind films such as “The Hobbit” and “Avatar,” returns to his alma mater to share movie magic secrets.

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Beaver County man gets 24 years for dealing prescription drugs

David Best, 28, was convicted on charges of conspiring to distribute oxycodone and Opana that he stole by tunneling through a pharmacy wall.

4 days ago


Social service worker is accused of stealing money in McKees Rocks

Barbara Lazear of Crafton has been charged with using her power of attorney to steal nearly $66,000 from a 92-year-old woman.

1 week ago


Airmall open house a mile-high success, airport officials say

The Allegheny County Airport Authority is looking at scheduling another open house sometime in the spring.

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 Michelle Mathew is the owner of Mathew Jewelers in Zelienople. Andrew Mathew Sr., Michelle's grandfather, founded the store in 1947.

Across Pittsburgh region, small shops big on building personal bond with customers

“Friendly store owners, a focus on customer service and unique products” keep suburban shoppers coming back to local downtowns.

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Blackhawk High School students build school spirit with lip dub video

A lip dub is a video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing and is filmed in one long clip.

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McKees Rocks Chartiers Avenue revitalization nears construction phase

Residents, business owners and local elected officials had the opportunity Dec. 2 to view the plan.

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 Travis Rogan, center, and his parents, Kathleen and Robert.

Autism doesn't stop Geneva College student from thriving on field, in classroom

Travis Rogan, the Geneva football team’s long snapper, graduated one semester early.

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School closing won't result in layoffs, Moon officials say

The Moon Area School District plans to close R. Hyde Elementary School in June, but all staff will be reassigned, administrators said.

1 week ago


Roundup of school board reorganizations in the west

School boards are required to reorganize during the first week of December. Here's a roundup of some West reorganizations:

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  Carson Phillips to illustrate a West story for Dec. 11, 2014.HO

Beaver County wrestler, 5, appears in national calendar

Kindergartner from Center proves he’s not too young to wrestle, or to pose for a fundraising calendar to help an injured wrestling coach.

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 Rob Goodman, a native of Philadelphia, began his professional career with the Omaha Royals Triple-A baseball team.

Federation's South Hills director plans to reach out to Jewish families

Rob Goodman of Upper St. Clair is the new director of the South Hills Engagement Initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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West at a glance: Goodwill stores celebrate '12 Days of Christmas'

News and other happenings throughout the west communities.

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West scape: Russian food festival in Carnegie

Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.

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Samantha Bennett: After yoga retreat, it's good to be om

A retreat offers three days of serenity and not a burger in sight.

1 week ago


DA charges social service worker with stealing from 92-year-old woman

The district attorney's office alleges that Barbara Lazear breached her fiduciary duty as power of attorney for Katherine Slovick.

1 week ago


Crafton Heights shooting victim identified

A man who was fatally shot in the chest in Crafton Heights Tuesday night has been identified  as Dewayne Henley, 22, of the North Shore.

1 week ago


West Allegheny, teachers agree to early-bird contract

The West Allegheny School District and West Allegheny Education Association have reached an early agreement on a new three-year contract.

1 week ago


Debris removal to close lane on southbound I-79 in Collier

Work will occur after 7 p.m. weeknights.

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Police: Man found shot in Crafton Heights dies

A man who was found shot in the chest in a residence in Crafton Heights earlier this evening died at UPMC Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh police

1 week ago


Obituary: Bernard Queneau / 102-year-old Eagle Scout

Bernard Queneau was honored Saturday by the Laurel Highlands Council and the National Eagle Scout Association and died Sunday.

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Pedestrian hit by car in Beaver Falls

A pedestrian struck by a car this evening was flown via helicopter to a Pittsburgh area hospital, according to a  dispatcher.

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Ex-wife, son charged with killing a man in Ellwood City

Lawrence County officials have charged an Ellwood City woman and her son with homicide in connection with the death of a Beaver County man.

1 week ago


Boyce Road reopening postponed in S. Fayette

Bad weather has delayed reopening of the road damaged by water main breaks.

1 week ago


 Dominick Treemarchi

Police: Teens 'abandoned' Central Valley football player who later died

Noah Lalama and Terell Shelton are accused of moving 17-year-old Dominick Treemarchi from one vehicle to another in Monaca.

1 week ago


 Bernie Queneau was a longtime volunteer at the Mt. Lebanon Library.

102-year-old Mt. Lebanon man dies day after Eagle Scout honor

Esther Queneau said her husband, Bernard, “just hung on” so he could receive the award Saturday.

1 week ago


Parkway West lane closures planned in Findlay, Moon

Closures will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Dec. 19 between the Beaver County line and the Findlay Connector interchange.

1 week ago


Boyce Road to remain closed in South Fayette

A section of the road was damaged by water main breaks; the road has been closed since October.

1 week ago


Paving to delay traffic on Noblestown Road in Green Tree

The work will cause alternating one-way traffic between Alter Street and Mansfield Avenue until 3 p.m.

1 week ago


Man arrested in Robinson after domestic dispute

The arrest occurred after reports of shots being fired in the 100 block of August Drive in Robinson.

1 week ago


Post Your Problems / Lawrence Walsh: Heat for the Needy program extends nomination period

Although Nov. 28 had been the deadline for nominations, Bob Tudi of TUDI Mechanical Systems extended it until Dec. 10.

2 weeks ago


Clever Road in Robinson to have restrictions today, Friday

Between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., traffic will be in an alternating pattern between Aiken Road and the entrance to Montour High School.

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