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Seismic testing records the bounce back of low frequency sonic waves to build a sonogram model of underground rock formations.
The department's animal care fund, which began in 2000 under now-retired police Chief Jack Cassidy, works with rescued animals.
Thanks to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, some young people are now able to play a form of hockey in their neighborhood.
Daniel T. Kiefer, director of preconstruction for Massaro CM Services, presented an update on the project plans to the school board Tuesday.
Westmoreland Cultural Trust's 8th International Christmas for Children spotlights Italy,Greece, Ukraine and Germany.
Adolescents and teenagers have the highest rate of the disease, caused by inflammation of a membrane covering the brain and spinal cord.
The event at the Salem restaurant raised $12,000 last year for Excela Health Hospice.
This version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" is billed as the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf and a spunky little girl.
Joseph Barnett, 21, has connections to Atlanta rapper T.I. and to Pittsburgh's Mac Miller.
Mary Phan-Gruber will do grant-making, education and outreach for the medical center.
Happenings in the East suburban area.
One of the six people accused in the 2010 slaying of a mentally disabled woman in pleaded guilty to third degree murder
Federal prosecutors say Stanley Saxton and Nicole Gordon of Verona received nearly $120,000 illegally, which they will have to pay back.
David McCormick, 43, of the North Shore, told investigators he was headed to an ex's house when his car crashed into Francis Cossick's.
Braddock's Borough Council tonight unanimously passed an income-tax increase for both residents and nonresidents that officials
Donald Lyles, with addresses in Wilkinsburg and Penn Hills, was sentenced in 2002 to life in prison. Released in 2009, he was caught again.
Matthew Yost was not registered with the state attorney general's office, which has a registry of roughly 73,600 contractors.
Two women are battling in court over control of the estate that belonged to the man they both called father.
An alternating one-way pattern will be in effect, with flag crews controlling traffic, PennDOT announced.
Donnie Militzer was Gateway's coach for only one season and said he won't reapply.
The Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint Water Authority said the break near the intersection of Beulah and Lewin roads effected a "large number" of
In Braddock, USS's property assessment win could mean tax increases. Woodland Hills, Clairton and West Mifflin schools are affected, too.
Allegheny County police were searching for Clarence Moore, 22, of Braddock in connection with a shooting outside Bubba's Too Bar & Grille.
The former Poli restaurant site in Squirrel Hill will become a project of ACTION-Housing and Jewish Residential Services.
A 22-year-old man from Rankin was shot early this morning outside of a McKeesport bar.
Davaun Barnett, 41, was terminated at a Monday board meeting, Penn Hills School District spokeswoman Teresita Kolenchak said Wednesday.
Lynette McKinney could be completely removed Jan. 6, another chapter in a saga that began with accusations of violating residents' privacy.
Davaun Barnett, 41, was terminated at a Monday board meeting, Penn Hills School District spokeswoman Teresita Kolenchak said.
Nearly 150 dancers will be on stage for the December shows, a quintessential family holiday event.
No injures were reported in the crash at 28 N. Joslyn Drive about 6:45 a.m.
Cook's Market was more than a soup and sandwich shop; it was a place where customers became part of owner Gary Baum's extended family.
We asked some East residents to reflect on this year's joys and struggles and to share what they are most grateful for this holiday.
Thanksgiving is Thursday, and Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, begins at sunset tonight and ends the evening of Dec. 5.
Those in search of one-of-a-kind holiday gifts should start their shopping at An American Marketplace The Shop at The Westmoreland.
The contribution kicks off a $750,000 capital campaign to to acquire the building and implement a long-range community-oriented plan.
Nature experts are recommending how to sustain the park as a mix of forest and open fields.
The township has a new law on the books to regulate seismic testing. It has given permission for such tests on a parcel and at other sites.
Bill Brasco is dedicated to his family, friends -- and to generations of students in the Jeannette City School District.
Happenings in the East suburban
James Ulicny, 45, of Homer City, was charged with drunken driving and fleeing police.
Chief Steve Pascarella, who was placed on short-term disability leave in October, will return to duty as a lieutenant.
A Verona man who police said drove a stolen car and led them on a chase through Homewood and Lincoln-Lemington Nov. 4 waived his hearing.
The bridge over the Allegheny River between Harmar and Oakmont will reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.
Food banks across Pittsburgh region struggling to provide Thanksgiving turkeys, meals to the hungry.
Anna Marie Stevenson said health reasons prevent her from continuing the tradition she began 14 years ago.
Before sitting down to that filling Thanksgiving dinner, you may want to start the morning with a little exercise by running or walking.
But the plan does not include money for a police dog, requested by police Chief John Otto.
The contract would freeze wages for two years and provide contributions to pensions and health insurance.
Manager Moe Rayan said the EMS service rejected earlier plans to convert a former school bus garage into the facility.
The district is undertaking a feasibility study on creating a center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education.