Penn Hills

Teen charged in attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills police Tuesday charged a teen in the assault of a student with cerebral palsy, but the victim's mother said her son continues to ...

Penn Hills Cinemas gearing up to celebrate 50 years since opening

A local movie theater is celebrating 50 years in the Penn Hills community this year. Penn Hills Cinemas in the Penn Hills Shopping Center plans ...

Charges filed in Linton Middle School groping case in Penn Hills

Penn Hills police said charges were filed in late January against four middle school students who are accused of harassing a classmate. Police Chief Howard ...

Penn Hills freeing itself of sewer decrees

Penn Hills has spent more than $18 million on underground sewer systems since 2008, which municipal leaders said will allow them to get out from ...

Group's alternative plan for Penn Hills municipal building gets public hearing Feb. 15

Penn Hills leaders and a residents' group will meet this month to discuss proposed plans for a new municipal building. The public hearing, for which members ...

Penn Hills policeman, EMS, firefighters save cardiac-arrest victim

Local leaders recognized Penn Hills emergency responders for working together to help save a man's life last month. Police Chief Howard Burton said Officer Garrett Lukacs ...

Penn Hills district magistrate-elect's retest grade will take weeks

The Penn Hills district magistrate-elect was scheduled to retake an exam Thursday that would allow him to serve. Anthony DeLuca Jr., 47, won the election ...

Penn Hills School District aims to not compromise education with 2016-17 budget revisions

Despite a call for state oversight from a local lawmaker, Penn Hills school officials say they plan to continue to revise the 2016-17 budget without ...

Police chief: Penn Hills student will be charged for assault

A Penn Hills student who kicked a student with cerebral palsy to the ground will be charged with assault when authorities identify the assailant, Penn ...

Video shows apparent attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills School District administrators are investigating an apparent attack on a student with cerebral palsy, video of which has spread on social media. The video ...

Lawmaker seeks oversight for financially ailing Penn Hills School District

A Pennsylvania legislator has asked the Department of Education to place Penn Hills School District under state financial oversight. Rep. Tony DeLuca, D-Penn Hills, wrote this ...

Penn Hills church builds up food pantry to serve 83 families

A Penn Hills church has steadily expanded its ministry in recent months to help feed 83 local families. Zion Lutheran Church, located at 11609 Frankstown ...

MAD DADS group earns Penn Hills police praise for preventing crime, serving as role models

A Christian-based group of men is working with Penn Hills police and other Pittsburgh-area police departments to reduce crime in the community. MAD DADS — Men ...

Penn Hills considers relaxing rules on owning of hens

Penn Hills leaders may allow residents to raise hens in their backyards. The Penn Hills Planning Commission on Thursday discussed amending an ordinance to allow ...

Penn Hills police pull over car containing 25 pounds of marijuana, driver charged

A Penn Hills police officer pulled over a car on Frankstown Road last week and discovered 25 pounds of marijuana inside, police Chief Howard Burton ...

Police department considering crime watch meeting in Penn Hills

The Penn Hills Police Department is gauging interest among residents who may want to attend neighborhood crime watch meetings. Detective Bill Trogler said he is ...

State audit of Penn Hills School District to finish in February

Penn Hills School District officials expect a state audit of the district to wrap up in February. Penn Hills Business Manager Robert Geletko said field ...

Stream work in February to close Old William Penn stretch in Penn Hills

A stretch of Old William Penn Highway will be closed during daytime hours in February while crews work to contain a nearby stream. Crews are ...

Penn Hills Council approves Penn Hebron demolition contract

Penn Hills Council is moving forward with plans to demolish the former Penn Hebron school building. At its Jan. 19 meeting, council approved a $237,000 contract ...

Preliminary Penn Hills budget raises taxes 50 percent

Property taxes would increase more than 50 percent under a preliminary budget approved by the Penn Hills School Board, though directors doubt the increase will ...


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