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 Officals relocate tape at the scene of an overnight shooting in Clairton.

Six wounded in Clairton shooting

Police responded to a report of a shooting at 3:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Miller Avenue, according to Allegheny County dispatch.

3 days ago


Route 51 ramp in Jefferson Hills, West Elizabeth to close for weekend

The ramp will close at 6 p.m. today and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday as crews remove a wall and work on signs.

3 days ago


Duquesne teachers' contract approved; pay not tied to student performance

In 2013-14 and 2014-15, teachers who have earned a satisfactory evaluation will move up one step on the pay scale.

3 days ago


 Trapping and euthanizing could cost $300 to $600 per deer taken, and surgical sterilization is estimated at $800 to $1,000 per animal.

Mt. Lebanon commissioners take steps toward deer management

Trapping and sterilization are among the options being discussed for culling the deer population.

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 Julia Fennell, CCAC professor

Pleasant Hills English professor honored for directing CCAC honors program

Julia Fennell received the inaugural National Collegiate Honors Council Ron Brandolini Award for Excellence at a Two-Year Institution.

4 days ago


Whitehall Gift of Dance show will raise money for Children's Hospital

The event will be held at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Baldwin High School.

4 days ago


Bethel Park High School hosts second career spotlight

The series, which runs through Dec. 12, brings in local professionals to talk about their careers with students.

4 days ago


Reptiles showcased as household pets at Washington County Fairgrounds

The reptile expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

4 days ago


Downtown Pittsburgh symposium aims to educate about Ebola

A daylong forum will provide answers about the deadly epidemic in Africa and an evening concert will raise funds for its victims.

4 days ago


 Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian photo editor Mike Meilson was the model for the Victorian photographer, one of the 92 vignettes of Dickensian England, populated by 166 Victorian characters modeled from real Cambridge residents. The vignettes fill five blocks of Wheeling Avenue, the main street of Cambridge, Ohio.

Holiday spirit in full force at Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge, Ohio

Ghosts of Christmas Past instruct the dispirited of Christmas today at unique Midwest holiday public art display.

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 Mt. Lebanon High School's profile score of 99.3 was the second highest in Allegheny County.

Economics a factor in results of School Performance Profiles

Wealthier districts performed better, while poorer districts were on the low end of the ratings.

4 days ago


Keystone Oaks tables vote on lighting system

Board member Robert Brownlee questioned the quote received from Vincent Lighting Systems, the item was tabled.

3 days ago


South scape: Learn Bulgarian folk dance in West Homestead

Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.

4 days ago


South Park man awarded $2 million after GetGo shooting

John Stapas, 24, of South Park was shot five times in the next and stomach during a 2007 robbery at a GetGo convenience store.

4 days ago


 Firefighters respond to a house fire that destroyed a duplex on Washington Avenue in Scott on Wednesday. Two other houses were damaged, but nobody was injured.

Fire rips through Scott duplex

A man getting his tire fixed at nearby service station rescued a woman from the home, a witness said.

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 A tractor trailer that tore open on Interstate 79 between the Canonsburg and Southpointe exits tied up traffic for about four miles this morning.

Trailer mishap on Interstate 79 backs up traffic in Washington County

Northbound traffic was backed up from the crash site to Houston, Pa., a distance of nearly four miles.

6 days ago


 Joshua W. Porterfield, 24, of Greene County

Greene County man charged with having sex with 15-year-old

Joshua W. Porterfield, 24, of Dilliner, was arrested following an investigation by the Attorney General’s office and the girl’s high school.

6 days ago


Former president of South Hills mortgage firm arraigned on fraud charges

James Nassida, who had been president of defunct Century III Home Equity, pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court.

6 days ago


Documentary about Upper St. Clair family dealing with autism will be shown again

Movie highlights the challenges in dealing with autism.

1 week ago


Ohio man gets 5 years in Bethany College extortion

Jason Weese, 31, extorted $1 million from a former Bethany College cashier in a blackmail scheme involving a clandestine online affair.

1 week ago


Suicide suspected in Waynesburg University student's death

The body of an 18-year-old female student was found Sunday in a dormitory.

1 week ago


Mt. Lebanon journalist may have suffered medical problem before crash

Lawrence Evans crashed his vehicle into the back of another vehicle at 7 p.m. Saturday on Ohio River Boulevard.

1 week ago


 A medical examiner's vehicle sits along Delaware Avenue near the intersection of Logan Road in Bethel Park. A body was found Friday in a creek below the street.

Man dead in Bethel Park creek identified

The man, identified as David Hess, was found in a creek near the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Logan Road, officials said.

1 week ago


Route 88 to have alternating traffic overnight and Saturday morning

Crews will widen the roadway starting at midnight and continuing through noon on Saturday.

1 week ago


Candle blamed in blaze that killed Versailles man

The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office said Arthur Periz of Versailles was found dead in the fire.

1 week ago


Two Pittsburgh-area men sentenced for dealing drugs in W.Va.

The two were among 18 accused drug dealers indicted in the summer of 2013 on drug charges.

1 week ago


Former officer at defunct South Hills mortgage company arraigned on fraud charges

Robert Denne, formerly a senior loan officer at Century III Home Equity  appeared in U.S. District Court on charges of bank and wire fraud.

1 week ago


 Chuck Lantzman, owner of Snow and Ice Management on the North Side, shows off his plant that makes a salt mixture to treat icy roads.

Salt: The price the Pittsburgh region pays for winter

Some communities are preparing for another horrendous winter; others say it will be business as usual.

1 week ago


State police to offer checks of child car seats

The event is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Washington Auto Mall, Route 19 at Strabane Square in South Strabane.

1 week ago


House arrest for woman in fatal Upper St. Clair shooting

Stephanie Munizza, 28, is charged with criminal homicide in the death of Joshua Poremski, 27, at his home on Myrna Drive on Nov. 1.

1 week ago


 Students Alexis Burke, left, and Adam Brooks plate dishes for a recent lunch at the Tiger Inn, a restaurant run by culinary students at McKeesport High School.

Culinary students offer lunch at McKeesport Area's Tiger Inn

The inn is a restaurant run by students at McKeesport Area High School’s Career and Technology Center and is open to the public Thursdays.

1 week ago


Phase II begins on Cool Spring Sports Complex

It will include a football field, three basketball courts, soccer field, fitness center, doctors’ offices and training facilities.

1 week ago


South Side man battles obstacle course to raise money for cancer support

Matt Scoletti of Murrysville is competing in the World’s Toughest Mudder contest in Las Vegas.

1 week ago


Peters follows code to fly banner

The flag was illuminated at night and installed vertically, as specified.

1 week ago


 Jeff Krakoff, Scott Bowlin, Vic Walczak, Craig Hoffman and Pete Christe are all from South Hills and made a bike run to benefit the Arthritis Foundation.

South Hills buddies bike to battle arthritis

Participants in RiverRide 100 rode over 100 miles along the Great Allegheny Passage trail and raised more than $6,000.

1 week ago


Brentwood native’s cowboy movie selected for Three Rivers Film Festival

H.D. Motyl created a 75-minute movie about cowboys on the road during the three weeks before the July 4 holiday.

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 This portrait was done by Michael Delehanty, a ninth-grader at Harrison Middle School in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. It is a self-portrait of Michael, whose vision is 20/400, with extreme light sensitivity and no color vision. He recently won first place in a national competition with this self-portrait.

Whitehall teen, 14, wins national art contest for visually impaired

The 14-year-old has not allowed genetic disorder to keep him from pursing his interests in school.

1 week ago


Howard Hanna house tour benefits Children's Hospital

The tour and luncheon, with the theme, “Exciting Kitchens of Mt. Lebanon,” will be held Saturday.

1 week ago


Costs climb for Mt. Lebanon High School renovation

The school board plans to vote Nov. 17 to approve $127,994 in change orders, bringing the total to $3.98 million.

1 week ago


HUD monitoring of McKeesport fair housing practices ends

The agreement for the monitoring had stated that McKeesport records on fair housing were “deficient.”

1 week ago


Steel Valley, Munhall discussing community park

The school district would let the borough use its property for a park, while Munhall would give Steel Valley a discount to buy a firehall.

1 week ago


Baldwin Borough teen creates, directs musical production

A musical starring, written and produced by Mikayla Davic will be performed in the auditorium of J.E. Harrison Middle School.

1 week ago


Gateway school board considering land bank

The district has been mulling signing an intergovernmental agreement to join the Tri-COG Land Bank.

1 week ago


Keystone Oaks test scores show improvements

Keystone Oaks Assistant Superintendent Kathleen Foster presented school achievement scores for the 2013-14 school year.

1 week ago


South at a glance: Talottas of Carnegie to close

News and other happenings throughout the South communities.

1 week ago


South scape: Christmas concert scheduled for Bethel Park

Events and other happenings throughout the south communities.

1 week ago


South notables: Mt. Lebanon takes first in model UN tournament

The Mt. Lebanon High School Model UN team won first place at the Penn State University Model UN tournament held last month. It was the

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 Among those cutting the ribbon for the Jefferson Hospital Women and Infants Center were, from left in back, Gregory Harbaugh, chairman of the hospital board of directors. In front, from left, are Jennifer Riley-McClelland and Erin Pover, expectant mothers who plan to deliver in the new unit; Austin Lemieux; and David Logan, medical director of the woman and infants center.

Jefferson Hospital opens new obstetrics unit

Jefferson Hospital’s $17 million labor and delivery suites enables women to avoid traveling to Pittsburgh to deliver babies.

1 week ago


Samantha Bennett: Behind the wheel, dad had his own gear

The death of a “Car Talk” co-host has her reminiscing about the automotive misadventures of dad.

1 week ago


 Deer roam and graze near a home along Lakemont Drive in Mt. Lebanon.

Mt. Lebanon moving forward with deer cull plan

A group called Lebo Residents for Effective Deer Management has presented petitions bearing some 1,200 signatures to the municipality.

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