Murrysville

Photos: 22nd annual 'Cruisin' to Help the Kids'

The E.C. Cruisers' 22nd annual Cruisin' to Help the Kids car cruise event took place on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Delmont Volunteer Fire ...

Murrysville moves on fracking ordinance

Murrysville council edged one step closer to a final vote on its unconventional drilling ordinance, which has been years in the making. Council voted unanimously Wednesday ...

Export, municipal authority at loggerheads over whether to replace waterline

Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County officials have no plans to replace waterlines in the Fillmore Avenue area of Export in the next five years, leaving ...

Penn State freshman from Murrysville awarded first We Are FR scholarship

A Murrysville teen and Penn State University freshman is the first student to receive an award from the We Are FR Scholarship Fund, formed with ...

Delmont councilman says curbside recycling could lower residents' bills

When it comes to recycling in Delmont, the biggest hurdle may be the rumor mill, according to borough Councilman David Weber. After the Delmont Lions Club ...

Delmont's summertime paving finishes $16,000 under budget

Delmont's summer road paving program came in more than $16,000 under budget. Council last week approved a reduction in the program's cost from $125,000 to ...

Murrysville nonprofit ranch offers home for horses

Rachelle Rizzo took riding lessons while growing up in Wilkins Township, but she did not know it would put her on the path to establishing ...

Developers wrestle for control of Blue Spruce plaza

The future of the Blue Spruce Shoppes in Murrysville will be decided by a judge as the retail plaza's developers, who also own competing restaurants ...

Murrysville's Larese lauded for 40 years of conservation efforts

When Larry Larese was recognized last week for his conservation work in West-moreland County, it was with an award named for his mentor, J. Roy ...

Resident shoots gun at would-be intruder in Murrysville break-in

A Monroeville man escaped injury but not arrest after he allegedly tried to break into a Murrysville home Thursday. The resident of the Wallace Road home ...

Export uses $50,000 from CD to help pay for increased spending; officials cite savings

Spending is way up over the last four months in Export, but borough officials are pleased that it has been in service of worthy projects. Council ...

Fire damages vacant building in Murrysville

A fire that damaged a vacant Murrysville commercial structure is not considered suspicious, according to Murrysville Fire Chief Brian Synan. Firefighters from Murrysville and eight other ...

'Drums Along the Turtle Creek' is theme of 2016 Murrysville Historical Festival

Murrysville Historical Festival organizers want to transport visitors back in time to the mid- and late 1700s, when the Turtle Creek Valley and former Franklin ...

Delmont gathering public input to update borough's zoning ordinance

Delmont planning commission member Tim Schmida's goal for updating the borough's zoning ordinance is simple. "It's time to get caught up," he said. The borough's ordinance, which ...

Murrysville public safety officials voice concerns over wider availability of naloxone

When Murrysville police used naloxone to revive a 27-year-old overdose victim this summer, the man's reaction was immediate. "He sat up so quickly, it was almost ...

Murrysville tattoo shop bringing back fundraiser for St. Jude hospital

Scott Riddle of Greensburg has been perfecting his tattoo work since he was 16 years old, helping people create art on their bodies. Next weekend, he ...

Franklin Regional School District hammers out student transportation issues

New students. New pickups. New drop-offs. The first week of school in any district typically sees a few transportation-related hiccups, and Franklin Regional was no exception ...

Murrysville refines its pending oil and gas drilling ordinance

While some redundancies were eliminated and some minor language was altered, Murrysville council members did not make any major changes to the pending oil and ...

Murrysville store owner sentenced for synthetic pot

A Murrysville convenience store owner was sentenced to serve one year on probation for his role in the sale two years ago of synthetic marijuana, ...

Photos: Delmont Lions Club car cruise, swap meet

Rainy weather did little to dampen the spirits of auto enthusiasts at the Delmont Lions Club's annual car cruise and swap meet, held Aug. 14, ...


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