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Inbound closures set nightly for Parkway West

Nightly closures of the inbound Parkway West are scheduled this week.

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Gas line work curbs Brodhead Road in Moon

The work will cause alternating one-way traffic between McClafferty Lane and Beacon Hill Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m weekdays through Aug. 7.

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 Don Clayton of Franklin Park points to the new walls that are part of a $100,000 backyard project done by A&N Lawn Service Inc.

From grill to great: The livin' is easy — and outdoors — for many in Pittsburgh region

The outdoor living space was slow to catch on in Western Pennsylvania, but more and more are investing and enjoying the view.

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At least one injured after car-motorcycle collision in Beaver County

The incident occurred in the 3000 block of Green Garden Road around 3:15 p.m.

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At least one injured after car-ATV collision in Beaver County

The incident occurred in the area of 654 Blockhouse Run Road around 1 p.m.

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 Mike Poliziani, left, changes the battery in longtime customer Fred Sebrosky's 2007 Chevy Impala. Mr. Poliziani is closing Mondae's Auto Supply in Pittsburgh's West End on July 31.

Longtime West End auto parts store to close at month's end

Mondae’s Auto Supply, which was handed down from father to son, has been in business for 55 years.

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Geneva College expands center, renovates theater

The projects, totaling $500,000, will add a room to the Rapp Technical Design Center and transform the Bagpiper Theater.

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 Chris Gregory, 10, works on a classroom as part of the Lego activity during a summer program being offered by the Montour School District.

Montour students pick up STEAM this summer

A one-week camp, free for Montour students in grades 3-12, offered programs in robotics, graphic design, Lego architecture and more.

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Collier's parks and recreation director resigns

Collier commissioners accepted the resignation of Lisa D. Novak, who had been the township’s director of parks and recreation since 2012.

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Moon Area district considers solar panels to power schools

The school board is looking into generating enough electricity from district rooftops to provide about 70 percent of its energy needs.

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 Phil Koch is the executive director Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.

Newsmaker you should know / Leader of Westmoreland community foundation finds way to give back

Phil Koch has been named executive director of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.

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West at a glance: Free dek hockey clinic offered in North Park

Community events and news taking place throughout the West communities.

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West school news: Carlynton, Montour, Moon Area, Sto-Rox, West Allegheny

School news from the Pittsburgh region’s west communities.

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Family escapes two-alarm house fire in Beaver County

The fire started at 2 a.m. at a house at 361 Grange Road in New Sewickley, according to county emergency officials.

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Fayette County man charged with attempted homicide after baseball bat attack

Nathan Williams, 29, of Connellsville remains in the Fayette County Prison unable to post $75,000 bail.

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 Katelyn Cerciello of McDonald worked at the store for about a month.

Ex-Petland worker says Robinson store mistreats animals; manager says that's not true

A former employee’s post July 20 on Facebook was shared more than 40,000 times, generating swift reaction from animal lovers.

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Suspect arrested after SWAT standoff in McKees Rocks

Paul Dolan, 54, of McKees Rocks, was arraigned before District Justice Thomas Torkowsky Monday night.

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Bridge inspections may close lanes on I-79 in Collier, Bridgeville

Crews will inspect bridges from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days.

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Collier commissioners deny rezoning bid for townhouse development

Collier commissioners voted 5-0 on Wednesday night to deny Woodville Associates' request to rezone 24 acres of its property.

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Former Air National Guard officer based in Pittsburgh pleads guilty to conspiracy

Gerard Mangis, a retired colonel from Shaler, will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty to conspiracy in federal court.

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PA Cyber Charter School cutting 43 jobs

Enrollment has declined from a peak of 11,500 in 2013 to about 10,000, according to the school.

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Moon Area considers solar energy for schools

Superintendent Curt Baker said Moon Area would be the first district in the Pittsburgh area to have such a system.

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Beaver County woman killed in New Sewickley crash

Norma Miller, 73, of New Brighton died after crashing at the intersection of Route 68 and Glen Eden Road in New Sewickley.

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Moon Area School District preparing for civil action against transportation authority

Moon Area School District is preparing for civil action against the Moon Transportation Authority.

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Police investigate fatal Beaver County crash

Police were called to the scene of a crash near the intersection of Route 68 and Glen Eden Road near New Sewickley shortly after 11 a.m.

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McKees Rocks movie studio owes on loans

Allegheny County is seeking more than $150,000 from the owner of a McKees Rocks movie studio it claims failed to pay back two county loans.

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 The Allegheny County bomb squad and SWAT team were called to the Knights Inn in South Fayette this afternoon.

Pittsburgh man's death ends standoff at South Fayette motel

Police say the man shot himself in front of a 14-year-old girl who had been reported missing from Oklahoma.

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 Adam Chamberlain of Vital Signs covers the reproduction of the Honus Wagner baseball card July 8 after helping mount it to the front of the Historical Society of Carnegie building on West Main St.

Carnegie museum visitors can see replica of 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card

Less than 200 cards were ever distributed. One surfaced this year, and sold for $1.32 million

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 A look inside the Larry Bruno Hall of Achievement in Beaver Falls.

Larry Bruno Hall of Achievement to induct members Aug. 1

The hall will induct six people and two teams into the Larry Bruno Foundation Hall of Achievement.

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 The Crafton pool is separated between a shallow end and a much larger deeper end by only a rope -- a situation that causes the lifeguards to perform many saves in the intermediate area, according to Erica Rodriguez, head guard. She welcomes the idea of a separate pool for smaller children.

Pool for small children aims to make big splash in Crafton

Plans are underway for a splash pool, to open next summer’s swimming season.

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 Jason Burik's 5,000 piece model of Great American Ballpark was on display at Fan Fest festivities during MLB All-Star Weekend in Cincinnati.

Montour educator's ballpark model on display as part of MLB All-Star festivities

Jason Burik, assistant to the superintendent in the Montour School District, uses plastic building bricks to create replicas of structures.

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Allegheny County awards development grant to North Fayette

The township will receive $162,570 for a community center.

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 David Ethridge, of Canonsburg, takes a turn June 11 at Pitcher Park Memorial Skatepark in Carnegie. Mr. Ethridge and many other skaters practiced at the park before the Stay Flared Skateboarding Tour professionals arrived.

Skateboarding may be declining nationwide, but Pittsburgh region is a different story

You don’t have to look any fur­ther than Pitcher Park in Carnegie to see that the area’s skate­board­ing scene is grow­ing.

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West at a glance: Sto-Rox African-American leaders to be honored

Community events and news taking place throughout the West communities.

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West scape: Ukrainian food festival in McKees Rocks

Events and other happenings throughout the west communities.

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Here are a few skateboard safety concerns

Most skateboard-related deaths involve a moving vehicle. Wearing a helmet can mean the difference between life and death.

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Parkway West closures, restrictions continue

The inbound parkway will be closed at 10 p.m. the next two nights from Interstate 79 to Parkway Center.

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West Carson detour announced

West Carson Street will be detoured starting Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through July 31.

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 Paul Dolan

Suspect sought after McKees Rocks standoff with SWAT

The standoff was at a house in the 800 block of Frank Street.

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Collier's parks and recreation director resigns

Collier commissioners accepted the resignation of Lisa D. Novak as its director of parks and recreation, effective immediately.

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Retired colonel with 171st Air Refueling Wing to plead in federal pay-pad case

Retired Col. Gerard Mangis of Shaler indicated in court filings that he will enter the plea next week before a U.S. District Court judge.

2 weeks ago


Traffic restrictions begin today on Beaver Grade Road in Robinson

The work schedule calls for alternating one-way traffic between Steubenville Pike and Silver Lane.

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 The renovated teen room of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Beechview location. The library will celebrate a grand opening on Saturday.

New-look Beechview library to reopen after renovation

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branch on Broadway Avenue will host its grand event at 10 a.m. Saturday after a yearlong closure.

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Two injured men seek help at McKees Rocks strip club Sunday after shooting, crash

A shooting in McKees Rocks left two people injured Sunday night, an Allegheny County emergency dispatch supervisor said.

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Dollar Bank robbed in Crafton

Crafton police are on the scene, according to an Allegheny County 911 supervisor.

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Death of a man found in Beaver County ruled a suicide

The man’s body was found along Temple Road in Center, the Beaver County coroner said.

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 Kaylee Doyle, 12, of Scott rides at the Horses with Hope ranch in Bethel Park. Volunteers Joanne Murdy, left, Barbara Bach, center, and Anne Davis assist Kaylee around the track.

Special needs kids, veterans saddle up for equine therapy programs around Pittsburgh

Horses are effective therapy animals, and experts say that’s because both horses and humans interact socially and respond in similar ways.

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 A portion of the sports exhibit at the Beaver Area Heritage Museum in Beaver.

Museum exhibit highlights Beaver County sports history

The exhibit tells the stories of boys and girls sports in Beaver County through photographs, trophies, letter sweaters, uniforms and more.

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 Leo Stankus gets ready to drop the firing cable to his brother, Chuck, after placing packages of fireworks on the top of one of the anchor piers for the River Rescue barge on the North Shore.

Meet the men who light up the sky at Pirates games

Leo Stankus and his brother Chuck have been launching fireworks on Pirates game days since the days of Three Rivers Stadium.

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