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2011-12 study put the Woodland Hills district’s K-6 suspension rate at 23.8 percent -- top 10 nationally -- but the 2013-14 rate was 16.48
Penn Hills council awarded a two-year $20,328 contract for security alarm monitoring services to Security Systems of America of Forest
The gathering, held at the Al-Nur Mosque in Wilkinsburg, included leaders from Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Christianity and Judaism.
Debts dogged previous ventures, but he’s clearing them while building a Braddock venue with foundation, nonprofit and crowdsourced support.
Sale of a closed prison property in Hempfield should save Pennsylvania $27 million over 10 years, a state official says.
Coroner Kenneth Bacha attributes increase to crack down on prescription pain medications.
Erasing a $2.5 million deficit and building the school are two of the accomplishments of which Roger D’Emidio is most proud.
The policy was announced Feb. 8 and will launch at 6 p.m. tonight.
Energy Management Concepts Inc. offered $950,000 for State Correctional Institution Greensburg.
The program is funded through a matching grant from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts.
Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts began in 2005 on the principle of camaraderie without judgment.
Imagine Entrepreneur Charter School wants to open a second location at 10700 Frankstown Road.
USA Hockey Inc. has 519,417 players, ages 6-20, and 12,862 of them are playing hockey in Western Pennsylvania, according to USA Hockey.
News and other happenings throughout the south communities.
Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.
East End natural and organic food market may expand into PPG Place, while a New York developer has its eye on Macy’s.
Police said that on Feb. 13 a video was shared with a school resource officer showing an underage drinking party.
The inspections affect the Jerome Street Bridge and the Tassey Hollow Bridge.
Police said charges of simple assault and harassment were filed against Sharon Kosko, a 59-year-old aide at Penn Middle School in Jeannette.
A new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances.
Mary Ann Stewart, the former chief operating officer at Horizons, is charged with health care fraud and lying to a federal grand jury.
James Hanion, 64, agreed to serve three to six years in prison as part of his negotiated plea with prosecutors.
The 47-year-old apologized and said he wanted to resolve his assault charges so he could focus on appealing his murder conviction.
George Kubini, 50, of Penn Hills, admitted his guilt before U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer.
Researchers from the Center for Civil Rights Remedies say discipline gap needs to be addressed to solve the achievement gap.
Braddock will host the first collection today in the "Guns for Opportunity" program that trades free welding training for guns.
Marty O’Malley, 73, described himself as a “progressive Democrat” when he became mayor in January 2010.
Deputies found Steven Pawlowski, 30, at his apartment building on Cambridge Drive.
Police say Jason E. Cooper engaged in inappropriate activity with an 18-year-old female student at the high school and at a home.
The ski slopes, however, will be open and operate on a normal schedule.
According to court documents, Jessica Nichols, 22, of Greensburg faces charges of assault and endangering the welfare of children.
The collision was reported about 6 a.m. on Route 119 near Route 56 in Homer City, according to the officials.
Jessica Calma, 33, of South Huntingdon died in the crash, which occurred shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Finley Road.
Linda Darlene Cook, 61, and Kenneth Leroy Steffey, 64, were found dead by a family member outside their home in the village of Distant.
The board approved an agreement with the Penn Hills Education Association to address two grievances filed last year.
Officers tried to stop the vehicle at a gas station on Frankstown Road, but it speed off, police said in a news release today.
Toy Nixon-McCray, a 33-year-old from the East Hills, took her three daughters -- ages 14, 5 and 6 months old.
The fire has now spread into Computer Clinic at 418 Clay.
Faculty, staff and students at Indiana University of Pa. were reeling from the killing early Friday of an emeritus geography professor.
The eastbound side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed between Monroeville and Irwin after a tractor-trailer overturned before 7 a.m.
The road was shut down between Sandy Creek Road and Washington Boulevard.
The Internal Revenue Service agreed to drop its $4.6 million claim against Westmoreland’s Monsour property.
School district hopes to receive state reimbursement under the Planning and Construction Workbook for the renovation.
The shooting took place shortly before 5 a.m. at the Arnold Towers apartments.
It is the first one since commissioners started revising their zoning laws late last year.
The program provides funds for down payments and closing costs and could benefit at least two dozen moderate-income households.
Work on the landmark theater could start in March; the Lamp closed 10 years ago.
Without trimming, the $67,983,000 budget would require a real estate tax increase of 4 mills.
Future Marcellus Shale drilling sites in Penn Township are close to the Monroeville border, and wells may enter the municipality.
A veteran restaurateur hopes to capitalize on the fast casual food trend and the popularity of Monroeville’s business district.