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North Huntingdon fires police chief

North Huntingdon police Chief Andrew Lisiecki was fired Wednesday night by a 4-3 vote in a raucous meeting that exposed divisions on the board and ...

Dirt track leads to field of dreams for North Huntingdon teen go-cart racer

A North Huntingdon teen spends his Saturdays from May through October zooming around in a go-cart on a dirt race track near Blairsville, honing his ...

North Huntingdon considers tax abatement zone

In an effort to spur development of property that is vacant, blighted or has little chance of being improved, North Huntingdon officials are considering a ...

Irwin business group rallies in support of liquor store

Brandishing bottles of whiskey in front of the state liquor store in Irwin, a group of borough business representatives rallied Thursday morning to show their ...

Irwin's Faletto Farm endures through industry decline

At 69, Paul Faletto can remember when the back roads from his Buffalo Hill Road farmstead were lined with farms all the way to Irwin. "It ...

Built by Eagle Scout candidate, Long Run Cemetery veterans memorial ready to be dedicated

Inspired by his grandfather's military service, a Boy Scout has honored those who have served in the military with his Eagle Scout project by creating ...

North Huntingdon Girl Scout's project aims to instill, reinforce confidence

When the waters of adolescence get murky, North Huntingdon's Jessica Hartner, 19, wants teen and preteen girls to remain confident. She put that idea into ...

Norwin Elks car cruise benefits veterans groups

The Norwin Elks Club's annual Father's Day Charity Car Cruise had a lot of winners this year — top car, truck and motorcycle — but ...

Backpacks aimed to help bridge summer learning gap through YMCA, YWCA

When managers at a North Huntingdon business stayed after their regular workday recently, it wasn't to catch up with the tasks they could not complete, ...

Sports leagues compromise on use of North Huntingdon fields

Two soccer leagues and one lacrosse league have worked out an agreement to use the two fields at a North Huntingdon park next year. The tentative ...

Trial set for Irwin man accused in fatal shooting

The trial for an Irwin man accused in a 2013 homicide and later soliciting the killing of a witness is slated to begin July 11. Lee ...

Norwin school board raises taxes in new budget

The Norwin school board Wednesday adopted a budget for the 2016-17 school year that is similar to the tentative budget that directors approved last month ...

North Huntingdon nonprofit brightens birthdays for homeless children

An Irwin woman is on a mission to deliver birthday cheer — parties, cakes, candles and presents — to youngsters who otherwise wouldn't have anything ...

Dispute erupts on North Huntingdon police officers' deployment pay

The battle over whether North Huntingdon paid three police officers all the money they were owed while deployed with the Pennsylvania National Guard erupted at ...

Cochlear implant opens whole new world for Norwin student

For Norwin High School junior Mark Downey, the decision to get a cochlear implant to improve his hearing in 2011 put him on a path ...

Norwin, Franklin Regional, Penn-Trafford districts join partnership with St. Vincent College

Norwin, Franklin Regional and Penn-Trafford have joined the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit in a partnership with St. Vincent College that will provide benefits to the school ...

North Huntingdon day care evacuated by fire that started at Gloria's Cantina Lounge 

The staff of a North Huntingdon day care center scrambled to move more than a dozen children to safety Wednesday afternoon as seven fire companies ...

North Huntingdon, Irwin, North Irwin fire departments receive life-saving pet oxygen masks

Fire departments in North Huntingdon, Irwin and North Irwin now have pet oxygen masks and the training to use them to rescue animals caught in ...

North Huntingdon District Judge Weimer retires

Longtime North Huntingdon District Judge Douglas R. Weimer Jr. retired Friday, setting off a scramble by at least 10 people who want to succeed him ...

Man wounded in Irwin stabbing

Irwin police are investigating a stabbing reported at about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Peterson's Sunoco station on Oak Street in Irwin. According to police, the ...


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