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Sculptor honors bond between W&J professor and Japan

The wood carver came to Washington, Pa., to complete his piece.

about 9 hours ago


Patio home sprinkler systems create hot debate in Peters

Fearing damage from a bursting pipe, many residents are opposed to an ordinance requiring sprinkler systems in patio homes.

about 9 hours ago


4 to stand trial in shooting death of Washington girl, 10

The men, all of Washington, Pa., are charged in the March 31 killing of Ta'Naiyah Thomas, who was struck by a shot fired through a door.

about 21 hours ago


IRS investigators file tax-related charges against four

The accused are two Washington County men, a Latrobe woman and a dentist based in Robinson.

1 day ago


Train kills pedestrian in Fayette County

A Fayette County dispatch supervisor said the fatal collision was reported about 3:11 a.m. on train tracks near Route 906.

4 days ago


North Strabane man held for trial in shooting of his wife

District Judge Ethan Ward held Scott Edmonds, 50, for court on charges of homicide and tampering with evidence.

1 week ago


Obituary: William G. Neal Jr. / Funeral director's efforts touched grieving families in Washington County

The Washington, Pa., funeral home director was a decorated Korean War veteran.

1 week ago


 Tom Mueller

A newsmaker you should know: Professor uses mapping skills in sports history society

Little did Tom Mueller know that his sports interests would become a link to a new professional relationship.

1 week ago


SouthScape: the South Xtra Bulletin Board

Happenings in the South suburban area;

1 week ago


Last missing child of former Canonsburg man among dead in Washington mudslide

A former Canonsburg man and three of his children all have been confirmed dead in the massive March 22 mudslide near Oso, Wash.

1 week ago


Walsh drops from Pa. House race

The Burgettstown lawyer endorses fellow Democrat Tom Casciola in order to "beat Jesse White."

1 week ago


Man pleads guilty to charges related to W.Va. deputy’s death

Jerod Green entered the plea Monday in Monongalia County Circuit Court to drunken driving and two fleeing charges.

1 week ago


 Washington police escort Malik Thomas, one of four suspects in the Ta'Naiyah Thomas killing, from the police station in Washington, Pa.

Four men arrested in death of girl, 10, in home invasion

At least one of the men was a distant cousin of the girl, and all four were known to the victim's family.

1 week ago


Peters schools reject seismic testing

The school board refuses an offer for seismic testing and tables a decision on conducting energy-saving upgrades at district facilities.

2 weeks ago


The South at a glance

News briefs from the South suburban area:

2 weeks ago


SouthScape: the South Xtra Bulletin Board

Happenings in the South suburban area:

2 weeks ago


 A photo of Taniyah Thomas being shown by her grandmother.

'Bright, shining star,' 10, killed in Washington, Pa., home shooting

Taniyah Thomas died of a gunshot wound to the head after an intruder fired through an apartment door.

2 weeks ago


 Michael Passalacqua, owner of Angelo's Restaurant in Washington, Pa., talks with customers during his open house celebrating the restaurant's 75th anniversary. Left to right are Mark Lucas, Dennis McAteer and his wife Regina Lucas of Peters.

Angelo's Restaurant celebrates 75th anniversary

Decades of loyalty was rewarded with free food and beverages to help the Passalacqua family celebrate the Washington eatery's anniversary.

2 weeks ago


Firefighters battle blaze in Cecil

Five companies of firefighters from Cecil and neighboring departments battled a blaze at an auto-repair shop in Hendersonville.

2 weeks ago


Parishioners of former St. Anthony's fight building's closing

They plan to hand-deliver their appeal to the Diocese of Pittsburgh headquarters on Monday morning.

2 weeks ago


Greene County jury convicts woman of murder

Jurors agreed with prosecutors who said Lana Roe, 41, of Daisytown, acted as an accomplice for her 33-year-old husband, Jason.

2 weeks ago


Canonsburg police searching for man who led them on a chase this morning

Canonsburg Sgt. James Spingola said the Bethel Park man, whose name he would not release, ran his car into the sergeant's cruiser.

2 weeks ago


South Franklin man charged with possessing child pornography

Richard Mollenkopf, 40, of South Franklin, faces 16 counts related to possession and distribution of child porn.

2 weeks ago


 Billy Spillers, left

Friday night vigil to keep hope alive for sailor who graduated from Chartiers-Houston

Former classmates of Billy Spillers are organizing the vigil for him at 8 p.m. Friday on the school's football field.

2 weeks ago


Dogs maul, injure boy in Donora

Donora police Patrolman Williams Dennison had to use pepper spray to disperse the dogs.

3 weeks ago


Mylan receives a $106.7 million verdict against GlaxoSmithKline

The verdict awards $106.7 million to Mylan in its breach of contract lawsuit.

2 weeks ago


 Norman Baker will speak at the symposium a symposium at Washington and Jefferson College.

Braddock’s expedition route the focus of history symposium

An expert on Braddock's route and a George Washington impersonator will speak at the symposium at 7 p.m. Fridayat W&J.

3 weeks ago


 Angela and John Burgess of Washington at their new winery.

Couple turns hobby into new Washington winery

The Burgesses bought A&M Wine and Beer Supplies and now have opened a winery.

3 weeks ago


Manager fired in Robinson, Washington County

Officials there dismissed the second township manager in less than two years

3 weeks ago


The South at a glance

News briefs from the South suburban area:

3 weeks ago


SouthScape: the South Xtra Bulletin Board

Happenings in the South suburban area:

3 weeks ago


Husband charged with fatally shooting his wife in North Strabane home

The victim was identified as Louise M. Weis-Edmonds.

3 weeks ago


 Billy Spillers

Area school graduate, his 3 children missing after landslide

The family lived on Steelhead Drive, in Oso, Wash., near the center of the area devastated by the slide.

3 weeks ago


 Billy Spillers

Chartiers-Houston high school grad among missing in landslide in Washington state

Billy Spillers, a Navy chief petty officer and 2001 graduate, along with three of his children, are among the missing.

3 weeks ago


 St. Helen in East Pittsburgh will close as Holy Cross Parish merges with Good Shepherd Parish in Braddock, effective April 28.

Catholic diocese closing three Pittsburgh-area churches in parish mergers

The Pittsburgh Diocese is closing churches in East Pittsburgh and Monongahela, merging the Holy Cross and Good Shepherd parishes.

3 weeks ago


 Joseph Lipanot

Men arrested on unrelated child pornography charges

Two men from Allegheny and Washington counties were arrested this week on unrelated charges of online child pornography.

3 weeks ago


Ex-member faults Peters school board for public discussions

Cindy Golembiewski said board members should have taken their concerns about suggestive dance moves to the administration.

4 weeks ago


Fund established in librarian's memory

At Citizens Library where Rama Karamcheti worked as a reference librarian, she was known for her passion for genealogy and local history.

4 weeks ago


Canoe race helps fund trout for Ten Mile Creek

The race will begin at 11 a.m. April 26 in Marianna. It includes food, entertainment and prizes for winners and for best decorated boat.

4 weeks ago


The South at a glance

News briefs from the South suburban area:

4 weeks ago


Former Cecil police chief charged with taking more than $10,000 from department

John T. Pushak, told state police he "mismanaged" funds tagged for drug investigations and police equipment.

4 weeks ago



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